New Democracy

Mitsotakis Announces Tax Cuts for 2020 and Absentee Ballot for Expats From Thessaloniki

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Saturday evening that Greek expatriates will obtain the right to vote in Greece's elections using absentee ballots, during the official inauguration of the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). PM Mitsotakis presented what he...

US Secretary of Commerce Meets Greek PM to Discuss Investment

The many investment opportunities offered by Greece and efforts to achieve closer cooperation between Greece and the US in the trade sector dominated a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at Maximos...

Historic New Democracy Office Building to Become Luxury Hotel

The historic building in the heart of Athens which housed the headquarters of New Democracy for many years will now be turned into a luxury hotel. The iconic building, located at Rigillis Street number 18, only a block away from...

Mitsotakis Government Wins Confidence Vote in Parliament

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a vote of confidence in Parliament on Monday night, two weeks after the national elections which were held on July 7. Mitsotakis' government received 158 votes from a total of 300 cast, allowing it...

Prominent Member of Diaspora Appointed Minister for Greek Expatriates

Greece's new Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, on Monday appointed Antonis H. Diamataris, the publisher-editor of 'The National Herald' as the Deputy Minister for Expatriate Greeks. Since 1979, Diamataris is the publisher-editor of the 'Ethnikos Kyrix' - the oldest Greek-language newspaper...

Greece's Creditors say No Changes in Bailout Program Terms for New PM

Greece’s creditors have said no to calls from the country’s new conservative government to ease harsh budget conditions agreed as part of its rescue program, AP reports. New Democracy leader and Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected after...

New Cabinet in Greece Sworn in by Archbishop Ieronymos

The members of the new cabinet in Greece were sworn in by the Archbishop of Athens and All of Greece Ieronymos at the Presidential Mansion at noon on Tuesday. The ceremony took place in front of the President of the...

Greece-US Relations to Remain Solid Assures US Ambassador to Athens

(This is a translation of an opinion piece written by Michail Ignatiou in the Hellas Journal) The United States Ambassador to Athens is, without a doubt, a controversial diplomat. He is perhaps one of the few who makes statements on...

How Greece's Political Landscape Changes After the Election

July 8, 2019 finds Greece turning the page, as the political landscape changed radically after the results of Sunday's election. Greece leaves four and a half years of leftist rule behind. The Alexis Tsipras government promised change and the end...

Final Results of General Election in Greece Released

Greece's Ministry of the Interior issued the final results of the national election in Greece and the number of seats each party has in the new Parliament: New Democracy: 39.85 percent, 158 seats Syriza: 31.53 percent, 86 seats Movement of Change: 8.10...