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Greek Government Survives Censure Motion on Snowstorm Fiasco

The Greek government survived on Sunday a censure motion on the handling of the emergency following the recent snowstorm that paralyzed Athens and trapped thousands of drivers in their cars for hours. The censure motion was tabled by the main...

Energy Storage: Is Greece Becoming Europe’s Battery?

A series of ambitious plans by the Greek government on energy storage begs the question: Is Greece's ambition to become Europe's battery? Converging environmental and financial circumstances might offer an answer. Early last summer, the government announced an ambitious plan...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Reshuffles Cabinet After Catastrophic Fires

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday as his conservative government has come under criticism over its handing of the pandemic and the catastrophic August fires. Government spokesperson Yiannis Economou announced the following changes in the cabinet,...

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Gets $2.4 Million Gift from Athens

The Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HCHC) has recently received a gift of two million euros ($2,388,000) from Greece.

Greek Cabinet Reshuffle: The New Government Makeup

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reshuffled the Greek cabinet on Monday.

Athens Adopts Italian Model of Attracting Super-Rich to Tax Registry

The Greek government has decided to copy, and attempt to implement, Italy's model of encouraging ultra-wealthy individuals and large companies to move their tax residency to Greece, according to media reports on Monday. The final formula for the new tax...

Greek Government To Stop Documenting Students' Citizenship and Religion

The Greek Ministry of Education announced on Tuesday that from now on, all diplomas issued by the country's secondary schools will include neither the citizenship nor the religious affiliation of the students. This comes as a result of a recent...

Capital Controls to Be Lifted by the End of September, 2019

The Bank of Greece and the Greek government are ready to completely lift capital controls in Greece, media reports suggested on Thursday. The restrictions to capital imposed in June of 2015 will be lifted by the end of September of 2019,...

Greek Shipowners Agree to Pay €75 Million Annually to Greek State

The Greek Prime Minister’s office issued a statement on Wednesday in which it announced that the Greek Shipowners Association has reached a new agreement with the Greek government. According to this agreement, the shipowners will have to pay annually at...

Greek Government Plans To Restrict Airbnb-Style Platforms

The Greek authorities are planning to implement a number of restrictions on both landlords and companies which rent out their properties via Airbnb-style platforms, according to Greek media reports. The huge increase in the number of properties that have disappeared...