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Greek Bureaucracy

70-Year-Old Greek Widow Battles Bureaucrats

One could say that the story of Rinio Katsotourhi could be compared to that of the brave women of Pindos in the Greek-Italian War, or even the female fighters of the Resistance. However, for now it is a story of...

A Porsche Made in Greece

The Porsche 356 Speedster is the emblematic luxury sports car that was first produced in Austria in 1948 and from 1950 onwards in Germany, becoming a timeless status symbol and landmark of German automotive engineering. Now the Porsche 356 is...

More Private Greek Islands to be Sold in Coming Months

More sales of private islands in Greece are expected in the coming months, since there is increased movement observed between owners and prospective buyers. With prices starting at 1,000,000 euros, Greeks and foreigners of means can acquire their own island,...

Greek Bureaucracy Said 'No' to Game of Thrones Producers Wanting to Film in Ikaria

The beauty of Greek landscapes is indisputable, however, Greek bureaucracy often manages to turn away filmmakers wanting to shoot in Greece. Many productions have requested to film in Greece but were shot down and had to find other similar Mediterranean...

Cost of Greek Bureaucracy Exceeds 10 Billion Dollars

According to Hellenic Federation of Enterprises’ (SEV) report on the business environment, the annual cost of Greece’s bureaucracy exceeds 10 billion dollars. The report indicates that the required time to complete the process of a public contract is 230...

Greek Expat's 150,000 Euros Wire Transfer Blocked

Greek bureaucracy has once again left people speechless with its love of the rule-book. The Greek Croesus Artistotelis Mistakidis appears to be its newest victim. Greek authorities are just now slowly recovering from the Lagarde list scandal. There may...