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Citigroup: What Might a SYRIZA Govt Mean for Greek Equities

U.S. based multinational banking and financial services corporation Citigroup is examining what a SYRIZA government might mean for Greek equities, taking in account the upcoming presidential election in Greece and the risk of early general elections which might bring...

Least Guaranteed Income Pilot Program Announced Today

An immediate, six-month pilot realization of the Least Guaranteed Income was announced today throughout 13 Greek municipalities. The implementation of the "Minimum Guaranteed Income" (MGI) measure is a crucial social reform, Labour Minister Yiannis Vroutsis said on Tuesday during an MGI...

Unified Property Tax To Be Paid in 6 Installments

The unified property tax known as ENFIA will be paid in six installments. The decision was made at a broad meeting chaired by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras with the participation of Government Vice-President Evangelos Venizelos, Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis and Alternate Finance...

Samaras-Venizelos Meeting to Ease Government Tension

In a meeting between Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Government Vice President and PASOK leader, Evangelos Venizelos, the two men discussed pending issues. The controversial issue of the evaluation scheme for public sector employees, as the Troika of international lenders...

Public Sector 24-hour Strike Today in Greece

Public employees' union federation ADEDY in Greece have begun a twenty-four hour strike protesting against the evaluation system of public sector employees. Hospitals, tax offices, prisons, municipal offices and all other public sector services are not operating today. Greece's public health...

Australian Prime Minister to Attend Greek Festival

The Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, will be honoring the opening of the “Lonsdale Festival” with his presence. The Lonsdale festival is one of the greatest Greek and International Festivals of Melbourne and is organized by the Greek Community...

Potential Greek “Battle” in State Elections

Oakleigh may become the field of a Greek electoral battle and Greek voters may face a dilemma in the next state elections of Victoria, if the Liberal Party chooses a Greek candidate for the seat. Theo Zographos is a candidate...

John Pandazopoulos Resigns

The Greek Expatriate MP of Labor Party John Pandazopoulos announced his intentions to leave politics earlier this morning. Mr. Pandazopoulos has served in the Parliament of Victoria for 22 years and he will not be running again in the November...

Governments New Effort to Build a Mosque

The members of the “Independent citizens action against the construction or the licensing of a mosque” are organizing a gathering outside the offices of the service on Tuesday morning; here the new effort to tender the construction of a...

Abbot Regime Costs Photios

Michael Photios, the Greek-Australian, former MP of the Liberal Party of New South Wales (NSW) is one of the first victims of the new policy that the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, is putting into practice. According to Abbott’s decision,...