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Chances of snap elections in Greece appearing more realistic

Chances of snap elections in Greece appearing more realistic

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/12/2017 0
Some SYRIZA officials appear to be urging prime minster Alexis Tsipras to call for a snap general election as early as March next year following a dif...
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Of Greece and the US: in search of a “strategic partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean”

Of Greece and the US: in search of a “strategic partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean”

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/12/2017 0
It is now some time that the American Hellenic Institute organized in Athens a debate over “Greece as a strategic partner [for the US] in the Eastern ...
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WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s challenges and owners’ response

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s challenges and owners’ response

economia 07/12/2017 0
The WISTA Hellas 2017 Annual Forum brought key players from the Greek and international shipping community together for an lively panel discussion on ...
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Thessaloniki-Istanbul rail link aims to be operational in 2019

Thessaloniki-Istanbul rail link aims to be operational in 2019

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/12/2017 0
A railway line linking Thessaloniki with Istanbul could be operational by 2019 following a Joint Expert Group on Rail and Intermodal Transport last we...
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EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/12/2017 0
The European Commission is expected to call for even deeper Eurozone integration when they present a series of proposals later today. The aim is to ma...
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Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/12/2017 0
The Greek economy’s growth rate showed signs of slowing after the latest figures were released for Q3, failing to meet analyst’s expectations as a res...
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Onwards to the markets!

Onwards to the markets!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/12/2017 0
Nowadays, everybody seems intent on pushing Greece faster and further towards an exit from its current (third in a row) Adjustment Programme and “to t...
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Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/12/2017 0
Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos will meet with fellow Eurozone ministers in Brussels later today following several hours of negotiations in A...
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Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/11/2017 0
The new centre-left party, which will be led by PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata, who won the recent leadership contest, will be called ‘Movement for Chang...
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Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles increase

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/11/2017 0
Support for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the UK to Greece has increased further after members of the Victoria State government in Australi...
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In the cross-hairs?

In the cross-hairs?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/11/2017 0
Unless something unexpected crops up it will be show-time for the Greek Parliament this Monday. The curious matter of 100.000 artillery shells (or was...
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Lampsa SA acquires King George Hotel from Eurobank

Lampsa SA acquires King George Hotel from Eurobank

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/11/2017 0
Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA announced its acquisition of the King George Hotel last week for a price of €43m. The hotel, in the Syntagma Square area of ...
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Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Planned rail link in central Europe could extend to Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/11/2017 0
A procurement tender is to be published later today by Hungarian authorities for a mondernised rail link with Serbia for the transport of Chinese good...
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Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Tension between Athens and Berlin over treatment over passenger checks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/11/2017 0
There is growing animosity between Greece and Germany following the decision by German authorities to increase security checks of passengers arriving ...
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Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt hold political and economic conference

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/11/2017 0
The leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt are currently holding a two-day political and economic conference, which is taking place in the Cypriot capita...
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When the gods wish it so…

When the gods wish it so…

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 20/11/2017 0
Flash-floods in the poor suburbs of Athens where illegal building and extremely deficient infrastructure reign left behind 20 dead and extensive mater...
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PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

PASOK leader elected winner of new centre-left party

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/11/2017 0
The leader of PASOK, Fofi Gennimata, has won the election to become leader of a new centre-left party. Gennimata defeated her closest rival Nikos Andr...
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Public Debt Management Agency announces bond swaps to begin

Public Debt Management Agency announces bond swaps to begin

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/11/2017 0
The swapping of bonds from Greek debt restructuring dating back to 2012 and private sector involvement begins today with the issue of new securities f...
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Mykonos airport closes for much-needed upgrade

Mykonos airport closes for much-needed upgrade

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/11/2017 0
Mykonos airport closed at the beginning of this week and will remain so until the end of this month in order for much-needed improvements and upgrades...
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Talks to resume between Greece, FYROM and the United Nations in naming dispute

Talks to resume between Greece, FYROM and the United Nations in naming dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/11/2017 0
The United Nations special mediator, Matthew Nimetz, will meet next week with officials from Greece and FYROM in a bid to end the dispute of the word ...
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Athens Metro strikes cause further confusion for commuters

Athens Metro strikes cause further confusion for commuters

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/11/2017 0
Metro workers have added to the confusion among Athens commuters by calling off a 24-hr strike, which was scheduled for Thursday but another planned s...
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Growth on shifting sands

Growth on shifting sands

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 13/11/2017 0
Greece is acknowledged to be on some sort of growth path again. OK – but by how much? Well, the European Commission while in its spring forecasts thou...
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New Democracy leader to meet with EU officials in Strasbourg

New Democracy leader to meet with EU officials in Strasbourg

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/11/2017 0
New Democracy (ND) opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis starts a two-day visit to Strasbourg today where he will meet with European Union officials i...
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17th

17th "NAVIGATOR 2017 - The Shipping Decision Makers Forum"

economia 10/11/2017 0
The Forum organized by Navigator Shipping Consultants was held for the 17th consecutive year and proved that it still remains one of the most popular ...
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ND hits back at SYRIZA’s desperate attempt to divert attention away from government failures

ND hits back at SYRIZA’s desperate attempt to divert attention away from government failures

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/11/2017 0
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis hit back at prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ desperate attempt to divert attention away from his hard-left, inc...
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Greek trade deficit rises

Greek trade deficit rises

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/11/2017 0
Greece’s trade deficit has risen 18.4% in the first nine months of the year compared to last year, now standing at €16.13bn, the Hellenic Statistical ...
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Of Turkish official  visits to Greece

Of Turkish official visits to Greece

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 06/11/2017 0
Hakan Cavusoglou, Vice-President of the Turkish Government –born 1972 in (Greek) Western Thrace, near Komotini/Gumulcine – has been visiting Greece la...
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Greece aims to be at the forefront of the World Travel Market 2017 in London

Greece aims to be at the forefront of the World Travel Market 2017 in London

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/11/2017 0
The World Travel Market (WTM) will take place later today (November 6th) in London as Greece aims to capitalise further after yet another record-break...
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World Bank calls on Greece to ease the path of doing business

World Bank calls on Greece to ease the path of doing business

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/11/2017 0
The World Bank has published a Doing Business index, which has showed, very unsurprisingly, that doing business in Greece remains a tough challenge wi...
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Greece passes Olympic flame to South Korea ahead of 2018 winter games

Greece passes Olympic flame to South Korea ahead of 2018 winter games

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/11/2017 0
The Olympic flame was handed to South Korea yesterday as preparations for the 2018 winter games in Pyeongchang begin. The flame will not make a 100-da...
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PM’s visit to Washington fails to improve SYRIZA’s dire poll ratings

PM’s visit to Washington fails to improve SYRIZA’s dire poll ratings

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/10/2017 0
The latest poll released by the University of Macedonia yesterday showed that Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ recent visit to Washington to meet ...
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Greece’s RSM and the European Business Awards

Greece’s RSM and the European Business Awards

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/10/2017 0
The European Business Awards, sponsored by global audit, tax and consulting network, RSM, exist to recognize and reward excellence, best practice and ...
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Many questions, few answers

Many questions, few answers

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/10/2017 0
All of a sudden, many indicators of the difficult relationship of Greece with its European creditors turn to green. The Troika who was in Athens for t...
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Athens one of the most popular destinations for Qatar Airways

Athens one of the most popular destinations for Qatar Airways

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/10/2017 0
Greece continues to play a vital role for Qatar Airways with Athens being amongst its most popular destination for the airline’s customers. Many facto...
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Greece and Italy announce further collaboration on tourism

Greece and Italy announce further collaboration on tourism

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/10/2017 0
The Greek Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura and the Ambassador of Italy to Greece, Luigi Marras, met last week to discuss ways of enhancing cooperatio...
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Schaeuble tells Greece to stop blaming others in Skai TV interview

Schaeuble tells Greece to stop blaming others in Skai TV interview

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/10/2017 0
Outgoing German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has advised Greece to keep to its reform agenda and to stop blaming others for its debt crisis. Sc...
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New Democracy calls for Greek diaspora to be given the right to vote

New Democracy calls for Greek diaspora to be given the right to vote

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/10/2017 0
The main opposition part New Democracy (ND) has submitted a proposal to parliament calling for a change in the law to allow Greeks living abroad to be...
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Back to Europe...

Back to Europe...

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/10/2017 0
The visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the U.S., his meeting President Trump at the White House - with some Rose Garden thrown in for goo...
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Greece creditors to visit Athens amid delays in implementing conditions

Greece creditors to visit Athens amid delays in implementing conditions

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/10/2017 0
Officials representing Greece’s main three creditors are due in Athens today to review the third bailout program, agreed a few months ago, amid concer...
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Capital Link’s “7th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum”

Capital Link’s “7th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum”

economia 23/10/2017 0
Capital Link’s “7th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum” will take place on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in Athen...
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UK PM urges Greeks to stay post-Brexit

UK PM urges Greeks to stay post-Brexit

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/10/2017 0
UK prime minister Theresa May has called on Greeks living in the UK to remain there after the country leaves the EU. Speaking to the Greek daily, Ta N...
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New Democracy leader Mitsotakis outlines his vision in Brussels

New Democracy leader Mitsotakis outlines his vision in Brussels

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/10/2017 0
The leader of New Democracy (ND) Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the European People’s Party at the European Union HQ in Brussels. During the meeting he ...
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Tsipras and Trump meet in Washington

Tsipras and Trump meet in Washington

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/10/2017 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras met with US President Donald Trump at the White House with the latter claiming that ‘Greece is coming back’ in ref...
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Geopolitical unrest and geo-economic opportunity

Geopolitical unrest and geo-economic opportunity

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/10/2017 0
The sight of a radical-left political leader of an Eastern-Mediterranean Southern-European country visiting Washington and meeting with President Trum...
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17th NAVIGATOR 2017 - The Shipping Decision Makers Forum

17th NAVIGATOR 2017 - The Shipping Decision Makers Forum

economia 13/10/2017 0
NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS will proudly host the 17th NAVIGATOR 2017 - The Shipping Decision Makers Forum at HELLAS LIBERTY, (Floating Museum, Gat...
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American firm BlackRock considering backing out of plans to invest in Greece

American firm BlackRock considering backing out of plans to invest in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/10/2017 0
The US investment firm BlackRock is considering putting a hold on plans to construct a 50,000-square metre mall in Athens due to long delays cause by ...
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Schauble insists Greece on right track as he prepares to step down as German finance minister

Schauble insists Greece on right track as he prepares to step down as German finance minister

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/10/2017 0
Wolfgang Schauble has again insisted the Greece is on the right track as he prepares to step down as German finance minister – Europe’s most powerful ...
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Greek prime minister to visit Washington

Greek prime minister to visit Washington

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/10/2017 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras will be visiting Washington next week for talks with President Donald Trump. Also on the PM’s agenda is a visit to...
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Step in the right direction?

Step in the right direction?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 09/10/2017 0
The Thessaloniki Summit 2017, organised by the Confederation of Industry for Northern Greece around the theme “Strong and Competitive industrial Base ...
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WISTA International elects new President and Secretary

WISTA International elects new President and Secretary

economia 06/10/2017 0
Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime, as International Presi...
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New Democracy critisises SYRIZA over latest Elliniko setback

New Democracy critisises SYRIZA over latest Elliniko setback

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/10/2017 0
Following the Central Archaeological Council’s (KAS) decision that a large part of the Elliniko plot be declared an archaeological site, the oppoositi...
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Greece appoints new CEO to lead privatisation programme

Greece appoints new CEO to lead privatisation programme

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/10/2017 0
Greece has appointed Riccardo Lambiris as the new chief executive of its privatization agency, which is trying to sell assets to comply with the terms...
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Pireaus: An exodus in the wind

Pireaus: An exodus in the wind

economia 03/10/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Shipping As the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition is causing uncertainty ...
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Head of Eurogroup urges Greece not to go to the polls before 2019

Head of Eurogroup urges Greece not to go to the polls before 2019

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/10/2017 0
The head of the Eurogroup and Dutch finance minister, Jeroen Dijsselbloem has called for the possibility of early elections to be put to bed insisting...
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Resilient ports in an age of disruptions

Resilient ports in an age of disruptions

economia 02/10/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Shipping The world is changing rapidly and disruptive forces are posing new challenges. The new r...
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Jewels in the crown

Jewels in the crown

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/10/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Professor Gregory Nagy, director of the Centre for Hellenic Studies at Harvard University, redisco...
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«Investment-led»: the name of the game

«Investment-led»: the name of the game

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 02/10/2017 0
Investment-led reboot of the economy: such is the name of the game in Greece while the new budget (for 2018, the year the current Adjustment Programme...
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SYRIZA-led government to go to Greece’s highest court as Elliniko redevelopment shambles continues

SYRIZA-led government to go to Greece’s highest court as Elliniko redevelopment shambles continues

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/10/2017 0
The SYRIZA-led government is considering taking the dispute between the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to the Council of State, the country’s hi...
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Mitsotakis calls for action over ongoing Elliniko dispute

Mitsotakis calls for action over ongoing Elliniko dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/09/2017 0
The leader of the opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for the resignation of the Culture Ministry’s general secretary Maria Andreadaki-Vlazaki o...
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Paving the way for future generations: Greek pensions as an international warning

Paving the way for future generations: Greek pensions as an international warning

economia 28/09/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112  Insurance The overriding lesson the Greek pension crisis teaches us is that the economy and the ...
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Billions of euros to be invested in new tourism resorts around Greece

Billions of euros to be invested in new tourism resorts around Greece

economia 28/09/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Investments Tourism real estate has started to reemerge. ere are already investments of over ...
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European Central Bank hints at stress tests for Greek banks to start next year

European Central Bank hints at stress tests for Greek banks to start next year

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/09/2017 0
The European Central Bank (ECB) yesterday hinted that it could agree to the onging demand by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a review of the...
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Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/09/2017 0
Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum took place on September 12th in London at Moorgate Plaza. The Forum was held in ...
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Latest poll gives ND a clear lead over incompetent SYRIZA government

Latest poll gives ND a clear lead over incompetent SYRIZA government

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/09/2017 0
The latest poll conducted by the University of Macedonia has shown a clear lead for the main opposition party New Democracy over the deluded hard-left...
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Eurogroup president to meet with Greek prime minister

Eurogroup president to meet with Greek prime minister

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/09/2017 0
The head of the Eurogroup, Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, will meet with Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens later today for ta...
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Greek public opinion and German elections

Greek public opinion and German elections

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 25/09/2017 0
Greek public opinion has always been sensitive to political events, even to under-currents of political change abroad. The antics of American politics...
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Greece eyes bond swap as bailout exit looms

Greece eyes bond swap as bailout exit looms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/09/2017 0
Greece is looking into the option of swapping small bond issues for new ones as it prepares to end the international bailout program next year accordi...
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Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum took place in London

Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum took place in London

economia 20/09/2017 0
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Tsipras attempts to shift attention to apparent growth in the economy following oil spill

Tsipras attempts to shift attention to apparent growth in the economy following oil spill

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/09/2017 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is heading to Crete as he continues to talk up growth in an attempt to hide his government’s incompetence followin...
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Greece tops EU list for e-payments

Greece tops EU list for e-payments

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/09/2017 0
Greece was the fastest user of e-payments within the EU in 2016 with a 108.8% year-on-year increase according to the European Central Bank (ECB). The ...
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7th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum

7th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum

economia 18/09/2017 0
On November 1, 2017 Capital Link will organize in Athens its “7th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum” of which ...
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US Ambassador to Greece emphasises the ever-growing importance of Northern Greece

US Ambassador to Greece emphasises the ever-growing importance of Northern Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/09/2017 0
The US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt has stressed the important role that Northern Greece can play as the country aims to return to growth. He ...
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Of political convergence

Of political convergence

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/09/2017 0
The traditional cat-and-dog fight in the Thessaloniki Fair, the one event that launches every year the ever-contentious political debate in Greece, ha...
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TEDxACADEMY 2017- 'Our Best Self'

TEDxACADEMY 2017- 'Our Best Self'

economia 15/09/2017 0
TEDxAcademy is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the dissemination of remarkable ideas. Once a year, TEDxAcademy organizes an even...
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Greece to host British Council Alumni Awards for 2017-18

Greece to host British Council Alumni Awards for 2017-18

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/09/2017 0
The British Council has announced that the upcoming Alumni Awards will be held in Greece. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni ...
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Aegean Airlines announces profits in latest financial results for Q2

Aegean Airlines announces profits in latest financial results for Q2

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/09/2017 0
Greece’s largest carrier, Aegean Airlines, has reported profits for the second quarter of 2017. Pretax earnings of 23.2 million euros, contributing in...
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Greek feature film selected for Best Foreign Film category at 2018 Academy Awards

Greek feature film selected for Best Foreign Film category at 2018 Academy Awards

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/09/2017 0
‘Amerika Square’, a 2016 Greek film directed by Yannis Sakaridis, has been selected for the Foreign Language Film Category at the upcoming 2018 Academ...
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Will Athens take advantage of the new political environment in Washington?

Will Athens take advantage of the new political environment in Washington?

economia 12/09/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 US-Greek Relations   Although the new administration has made it abundantly clear that it does ...
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Young Greek scientists: Science today for tomorrow’s world

Young Greek scientists: Science today for tomorrow’s world

economia 11/09/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Greek Scientists   Despite the brain drain, caused by the continuing economic crisis, many grad...
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The Morava-Axios Canal

The Morava-Axios Canal

economia 11/09/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 World Trade Thessaloniki will be upgraded to a junction centre of world trade between Asia and W...
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New Democracy critical of government as Canadian mining company suspends investment

New Democracy critical of government as Canadian mining company suspends investment

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/09/2017 0
The Canadian mining company, Eldorado Gold, has suspened investments at its mines and development projects in Greece because of a delay in receiving p...
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The European playfield

The European playfield

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/09/2017 0
While the usual circus of Greek political life has started playing again around the Government and Opposition figures parading in the Thessaloniki Fai...
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Greece and China together in the energy sector

Greece and China together in the energy sector

economia 08/09/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Energy Sector With two MoU signed, PPC declares ready to accelerate the projects and investments in t...
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Tsipras–Macron Members of the club of “Young Musketeers” of Europe

Tsipras–Macron Members of the club of “Young Musketeers” of Europe

economia 08/09/2017 0
Business File, September-October 2017, No. 112 Politics In Athens, President Macron and PM Alexis Tsipras, both belonging to the young generation of...
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No deal reached on old Athens Airport as long-awaited redevelopment project rumbles on

No deal reached on old Athens Airport as long-awaited redevelopment project rumbles on

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/09/2017 0
The Culture Ministry’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has failed to agree on whether or not the old Athens Airport at Elliniko should be conside...
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The ever growing number of tourists takes its toll on Greece’s island infrastructure

The ever growing number of tourists takes its toll on Greece’s island infrastructure

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/09/2017 0
While yet another record breaking year for tourism is much welcome news for Greece’s fragile economy, the growing numbers are creating a problem. For ...
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Growing calls for ‘Elgin’ Marbles to be returned to Athens as part of Brexit deal

Growing calls for ‘Elgin’ Marbles to be returned to Athens as part of Brexit deal

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/09/2017 0
The fact that the final agreement for Brexit will have to be passed through European Union national parliaments adds weight to the likely reality that...
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COSCO invests in Pireaus

COSCO invests in Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/09/2017 0
With a belief in China’s Belt and Road Initiative project and an attitude for forward progress, COSCO Shipping Lines is investing in the Greek Piraeus...
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Tough decisions ahead as Athens awaits the visit of President Macron

Tough decisions ahead as Athens awaits the visit of President Macron

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/09/2017 0
It is always risky to rely on external forces for political support. This could be proved soon enough when French President Emmanuel Macron comes visi...
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Greece and FYROM hold positive talks over naming dispute

Greece and FYROM hold positive talks over naming dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/09/2017 0
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterpart Nikola Dimitrov held a joint press conference yesterday regarding negotiations to resolve the...
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Eurostat announces a rise in Greece ESI

Eurostat announces a rise in Greece ESI

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/08/2017 0
Greece’s economic sentiment index (ESI) improved this month according to a Eurostat survey published on Wednesday. The country’s ESI reading for Augus...
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Government continues to claim progress in business-friendly reforms

Government continues to claim progress in business-friendly reforms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/08/2017 0
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has once again claimed that his SYRIZA-led government is commited to business reforms despite evidence showing tha...
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Greek President welcomes students of the Chemistry and Mathematical Olympiads

Greek President welcomes students of the Chemistry and Mathematical Olympiads

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/08/2017 0
The president of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, welcomed the Greek students who had taken part in the 49th International Chemistry Olymp...
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Air China launches direct flights between Athens and Beijing

Air China launches direct flights between Athens and Beijing

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/08/2017 0
Air China will begin direct flights between Athens and Beijing from next month. It is a further sign of the strengthening ties between Greece and Chin...
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A full hand for September

A full hand for September

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 28/08/2017 0
Political tradition has it, in Greece, that September signals the start of the “year political”: this time around, the first month of fall may prove m...
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Lake Vouliagmeni in Athens to host classical event

Lake Vouliagmeni in Athens to host classical event

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/08/2017 0
Lake Vouliagmeni, a protected area for its natural beauty, has been selected as the setting for The Lake of Sounds event in early September. Organised...
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Tsipras aims to bolster government narrative for upcoming Thessaloniki International Fair

Tsipras aims to bolster government narrative for upcoming Thessaloniki International Fair

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/08/2017 0
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seeking to bolster the government’s continuing narrative of economic improvement and heading towards growth. Th...
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Greece nears the top ten in World Tourism Organisation’s standings

Greece nears the top ten in World Tourism Organisation’s standings

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/08/2017 0
Greece moved up three places to 14th on the World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO) list for 2016 in what is seen as yet further evidence that the sector...
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Government aims to capitalise on Macron visit to Greece

Government aims to capitalise on Macron visit to Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/08/2017 0
The SYRIZA-led government is aiming to make the most of recently elected French President Emmanuel Macron’s upcoming visit to Greece. The official vis...
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e-commerce continues to rise in Greece

e-commerce continues to rise in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 17/08/2017 0
Latest figures released by the European Association e-commerce Europe have shown a continued upward trend in e-commerce in Greece. It is further evide...
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ESM director claims Greece can emerge from debt crisis altogether if it sticks to agreed reforms

ESM director claims Greece can emerge from debt crisis altogether if it sticks to agreed reforms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/08/2017 0
The Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Klaus Regling, claimed that Greece can fully emerge from the debt crisis provided it ...
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Domestic airports see continued rise in arrivals as the summer season peaks

Domestic airports see continued rise in arrivals as the summer season peaks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/08/2017 0
The number of arrivals into the majority of Greece’s domestic airports has risen significantly this year in line with the continued upward trend seen ...
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President Macron of France to visit Greece

President Macron of France to visit Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 07/08/2017 0
The recently elected President of France, Emmanuel Macron, will be visiting Athens early next month. Macron, who became the youngest president in the ...
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Greece to ease restrictions of bank withdrawals for individuals

Greece to ease restrictions of bank withdrawals for individuals

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/08/2017 0
New regulations that are set to come into force on September 1st will allow individuals to withdraw a maximum of up to €1,800 per month instead of the...
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UN Cyprus envoy to step down in order to stand in upcoming Norwegian elections

UN Cyprus envoy to step down in order to stand in upcoming Norwegian elections

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/08/2017 0
The UN Cyprus envoy will be stepping down from his position in order to run in his native Norway’s parliamentary elections. Espen Barth Eide, who was ...
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Greek summers

Greek summers

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 31/07/2017 0
Greek summers tend to be protracted, well-organised, family-centered affairs. This has bleached over to the operation of the political system. Late Ju...
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SYRIZA rejects New Democracy’s demand for investigation into ‘Grexit’ plan

SYRIZA rejects New Democracy’s demand for investigation into ‘Grexit’ plan

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/07/2017 0
The SYRIZA-led government has once again rejected New Democracy’s (ND) call for a parliamentary investigation into allegations that the government had...
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CEOs’ Story Telling

CEOs’ Story Telling

economia 28/07/2017 0
When introducing the first DVD “CEOs’ Leadership and Global Insights” we have pointed out that year 2009 signified a turbulent era in the Mediterranea...
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Tsipras calls for further growth as Greece returns to the markets

Tsipras calls for further growth as Greece returns to the markets

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/07/2017 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras emphasised the importance of continuing the apparent upturn in fortunes as Greece returned to the financial market...
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EU announces emergency refugee crisis support for Greece

EU announces emergency refugee crisis support for Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/07/2017 0
The European Union will be providing Greece with a support package amounting to some €209m to help the country deal with the ongoing refugee crisis. T...
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10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

economia 27/07/2017 0
Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at One Moorgate Place in London a...
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Samos wins prestigious European Diploma

Samos wins prestigious European Diploma

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/07/2017 0
The Eastern Aegean island of Samos has been awarded a European Diploma for 2017 by the Council of Europe. It is year another boost for Greece, which ...
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Latest figures show migrants and refugees awaiting asylum or deportation in Greece stands at over 62,000

Latest figures show migrants and refugees awaiting asylum or deportation in Greece stands at over 62,000

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/07/2017 0
Data released by the Greek Defence Ministry’s coordinating body show that the number of refugees and migrants looking to be granted asylum or be depor...
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UN envoy admits Cyprus talks will not resume in the near future

UN envoy admits Cyprus talks will not resume in the near future

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/07/2017 0
The United Nations Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, has admitted that talks to resolve the Cyprus Issue are unlikely to resume any time so...
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Greece dominates National Travel Industry Awards in Australia

Greece dominates National Travel Industry Awards in Australia

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/07/2017 0
The 10th National Travel Industry Awards took place last week and it proved to be a good night for Greece. The event at the International Convention C...
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Greece seeks a return to the bond market

Greece seeks a return to the bond market

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/07/2017 0
Greece has made its first attempt in three years to return to the bond markets by inviting holders of its outstanding 4.75% bonds, which mature in 201...
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A peculiar brawl between the IMF and the ECB

A peculiar brawl between the IMF and the ECB

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/07/2017 0
Last week, amid rumours that Greece intended to “get back to the global capital markets” to test its own ability to finance itself as the (third) Adju...
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Ellinopoula.com: A web-based platform where learning Greek is fun

Ellinopoula.com: A web-based platform where learning Greek is fun

economia 18/07/2017 0
By Katerina Kritikou   Petros, a Greek immigrant child, was brought up far away from Greece. However, the Greek language, tradition and history form...
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Long shadows over Cyprus

Long shadows over Cyprus

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 17/07/2017 0
Some 43 years ago, the “Cyprus issue” started bedeviling international relations: the invasion of Turkish troops to the East Mediterranean island (aft...
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The new image of benefaction in the 21st centure

The new image of benefaction in the 21st centure

economia 14/07/2017 0
Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111 Greek spirit   The English edition of professor Matoula Tomara-Sideris' book on the history of benefa...
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New satellite terminal in the works for Athens International Airport as traffic continues to rise

New satellite terminal in the works for Athens International Airport as traffic continues to rise

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/07/2017 0
Athens International Airport (AIA), ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’, aims to have a satellite terminal in operation by the end of the year in a bid to handle ...
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Greece performs strongly in this year's Travel & Leisure Awards

Greece performs strongly in this year's Travel & Leisure Awards

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/07/2017 0
Greece performed well at the Travel & Leisure Awards particularly in the ‘Europe’s Top 10 Islands’ category. Travel & Leisure, a New York-based magazi...
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Greece's exit from the EU's excessive deficit procedure paves way for possible return to bond markets

Greece's exit from the EU's excessive deficit procedure paves way for possible return to bond markets

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/07/2017 0
The European Commision has approved Greece’s exit from the excessive deficit procedure. This is due to government debt dropping below the EU threshold...
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Greek PM sends letter to IMF

Greek PM sends letter to IMF

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/07/2017 0
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has written to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with a series of commitments from his SYRIZA-led government in an a...
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Samsung acquires Greek technology firm Innoetics

Samsung acquires Greek technology firm Innoetics

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/07/2017 0
South Korean giant Samsung is acquiring the Greek technology firm Innoetics. The Greek company made the announcement yesterday While no figures were r...
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The two-tiered office market in Athens

The two-tiered office market in Athens

economia 11/07/2017 0
Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111 Real Estate The office market in Athens, at its lowest point in ten years, is now expecting the ki...
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Port of  Thessaloniki: A gateway and transport hub for the country, for the Balkans and the wider SE European region

Port of Thessaloniki: A gateway and transport hub for the country, for the Balkans and the wider SE European region

economia 11/07/2017 0
Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111 Infrastructure/Ports The port of Thessaloniki is already added to the list of major foreign invest...
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Real Estate: A key factor for Greek banks’ liquidity efforts

Real Estate: A key factor for Greek banks’ liquidity efforts

economia 10/07/2017 7
Business File, January-February-March 2017, No. 109 Banking   With NPLs equal to 45% of the whole value of their loan portfolios, Greek banks inten...
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Change of the negative situation: most urgent but not probable in the years to come

Change of the negative situation: most urgent but not probable in the years to come

economia 10/07/2017 0
Business File, January-February-March 2017, No. 109 Politics Tassos Giannitsis and Stavros Zografakis focus on inequalities, poverty, economic d...
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After the collapse of talks over Cyprus, what?

After the collapse of talks over Cyprus, what?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/07/2017 0
Despite repeated efforts on part of the UN – with the new Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres taking personally the lead – and increased pressure of (a...
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Cyprus Conference ends without a deal

Cyprus Conference ends without a deal

Christian J. Hadjipateras 07/07/2017 0
The much-anticipated Cyprus Conference, which many saw as the best chance for a deal aiming to reunify the island, has ended in a stalemate. The UN-ba...
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Shipping in the sights of Brussels

Shipping in the sights of Brussels

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 06/07/2017 0
Business File, April-May 2017, No. 110   Interview Panos Laskaridis, President elect of ECSA, guides us through the maze of the European debate...
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Upgrade to public transport e-ticket system start date delayed to August

Upgrade to public transport e-ticket system start date delayed to August

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/07/2017 0
Implementation of the new e-ticket system for public transport is set to be delayed yet again. The new ticket machines are now a familiar site mainly ...
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"Building bridges with other nations and societies"

economia 06/07/2017 0
Business File, April-May 2017, No. 110 Interview   James Stavridis’ role both in the military and diplomacy required for international a airs means...
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The economic crisis and the retardants of growth in Greece

The economic crisis and the retardants of growth in Greece

economia 06/07/2017 0
Business File, April-May 2017, No. 110 Politics Unemployment is rising, social inequality is widening, and prudent governance is being prevented. Ev...
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Business File Index 2016

Business File Index 2016

economia 05/07/2017 0
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Business File Index 2015

Business File Index 2015

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Business File Index 2014

Business File Index 2014

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Business File Index 2013

Business File Index 2013

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Business File Index 2012

Business File Index 2012

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Business File Index 2011

Business File Index 2011

economia 05/07/2017 0
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Cyprus Conference continues without a breakthrough

Cyprus Conference continues without a breakthrough

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/07/2017 0
Talks taking place in Switzerland in an attempt to come to a successful conclusion regarding the Cyprus issue have somewhat stalled. The latest stumbl...
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Business File Index 2010

Business File Index 2010

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Business File Index 2009

Business File Index 2009

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Business File Index 1991-2008

Business File Index 1991-2008

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Hopeful signs for ship financing from EU banks

Hopeful signs for ship financing from EU banks

economia 05/07/2017 0
Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111   Banks   The international and EU framework on capital requirements for ships has an impact on ...
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The new age of e-Government: Public administration without borders

The new age of e-Government: Public administration without borders

economia 05/07/2017 0
Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111 Public Sector Public Administration stubbornly refuses the transformation to a modern e-Government des...
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Raphael Moissis reflects on the electricity sector in Greece - and the PPC

Raphael Moissis reflects on the electricity sector in Greece - and the PPC

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 05/07/2017 0
Business File, June-July-August 2017, No. 111 Energy The recent government’s agreement to sell about 40% of the dominant power utility Public Po...
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Delay of latest release of loans from Greece creditors

Delay of latest release of loans from Greece creditors

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/07/2017 7
It has been revealed that there will be a delay in the release of the latest bailout installment from creditors due to previous conditions not being ...
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Tspiras attempts to defend SYRIZA-led government record in Parliament

Tspiras attempts to defend SYRIZA-led government record in Parliament

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/07/2017 0
  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipiras will today attempt to defend his government’s record following the recent unsettling few weeks which has see...
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From the Economist Roundtable to the Greek Parliament debate

From the Economist Roundtable to the Greek Parliament debate

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/07/2017 0
It would be highly interesting to compare notes - someday, somehow - and see how the positions taken by Greek officials at the recent Economist Roundt...
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Delay of latest release of loans from Greece creditors

Delay of latest release of loans from Greece creditors

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/07/2017 0
It has been revealed that there will be a delay in the release of the latest bailout installment from creditors due to previous conditions not being f...
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Greek housing market amongst the most affordable in Europe

Greek housing market amongst the most affordable in Europe

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/06/2017 0
A recent international survey by conducted by the RE/MAX Europe network of estate agents showed that Greece has one of the most affordable housing m...
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Government preparing contingency plans to force employess back to work if talks fail

Government preparing contingency plans to force employess back to work if talks fail

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/06/2017 0
  The SYRIZA-led government has been looking into legal avenues to force employees back into work should the latest talks over the ongoing strike by ...
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Apparent progress made during government and POE-OTA talks over ongoing strike

Apparent progress made during government and POE-OTA talks over ongoing strike

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/06/2017 0
Progress has been made from ongoing talks between the government and representatives of the POE-OTA union of municipal empoyees in a bid to end the st...
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Greek President urges Turkey to respect history and law

Greek President urges Turkey to respect history and law

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/06/2017 0
The President of Greece, ProkopisPavlopoulos, yesterday urged Turkey to respect history as well as European and International law. Speaking at a cerem...
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When the Bundestag discusses the Greek issue

When the Bundestag discusses the Greek issue

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 26/06/2017 0
A lively discussion in the German Bundestag about the Greek issue - not the decisive discussion, which will make available the 8.5 bn euros tranche fo...
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Almost half of Greeks believe latest Eurogroup deal is a bad one

Almost half of Greeks believe latest Eurogroup deal is a bad one

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/06/2017 0
                        Nearly half of Greeks who participated in a recent survery believe that the latest Eurogroup deal was a bad one for Greece, w...
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Eurogroup statement on Greece

Eurogroup statement on Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/06/2017 0
      The Eurogroup welcomes that agreement has been reached between Greece and the institutions on a policy package of structural measures, whic...
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The time for privatisations and investments has come

The time for privatisations and investments has come

economia 21/06/2017 0
The time for privatisations and investments has come   Read more here...
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis critical of Alexis Tsipras following Eurogroup meeting

Kyriakos Mitsotakis critical of Alexis Tsipras following Eurogroup meeting

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/06/2017 0
    New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis criticised prime minister Alexis Tsipras in the wake of last week’s Eurogroup meeting, which ended wi...
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Greek and Turkish prime ministers meet in Athens amid recent tensions

Greek and Turkish prime ministers meet in Athens amid recent tensions

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/06/2017 0
The prime ministers of Greece and Turkey stressed the need for good relations between the two countries earlier today. Turkish PM Binali Yildirim, beg...
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Of the inventive use of language

Of the inventive use of language

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 19/06/2017 0
An exercise in the inventive, often circumvoluted, at times opaque, use of "wording": such is the outcome of the June 15th Eurogroup that paved the wa...
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Eurogroup to meet today in bid to secure debt deal for Greece

Eurogroup to meet today in bid to secure debt deal for Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/06/2017 0
  Eurogroup finance ministers are due to meet with Greek officials in Luxembourg later today  in an effort to reach a deal that will attempt to ea...
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Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/06/2017 0
Foreign buyers are increasing in Greece as they aim to take advantage of the country’s increasing tourism, which is projected to surpass last year’s f...
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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival ends on a high

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival ends on a high

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/06/2017 0
The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) took place for the 11th time from June 7th-11th. LAGFF showcases new films from Greek filmmakers worldwide...
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GBP stabilises in wake of UK general election as Conservatives attempt to form minority government

GBP stabilises in wake of UK general election as Conservatives attempt to form minority government

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/06/2017 0
The GBP stabilised as markets opened earlier today after suffering its biggest single day drop in eight months following the shock election result las...
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Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/06/2017 0
Foreign buyers are increasing in Greece as they aim to take advantage of the country’s increasing tourism, which is projected to surpass last year’s f...
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A bunch of doubtful «solutions»

A bunch of doubtful «solutions»

economia 12/06/2017 0
As the days pass and the June 15 Eurogroup gets closer, an ever-growing bunch of "solutions" to the seeming impasse of the current Greek Adjustment Pr...
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Theresa May's gamble backfires as UK general election results in surprise hung parliament

Theresa May's gamble backfires as UK general election results in surprise hung parliament

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/06/2017 0
UK prime minister Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election, when an election still wasn’t needed until 2020, looks to have backfired spe...
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ELSTAT reveals unemployment drop in Greece

ELSTAT reveals unemployment drop in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/06/2017 0
Figures released this morning showed a drop in unemployment in Greece to 22.5% according to statistics agency ELSTAT. Despite the promising statistic,...
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Athens International Airport concession extension accepted as passenger numbers continue to rise

Athens International Airport concession extension accepted as passenger numbers continue to rise

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/06/2017 0
The Canadian investors of Athens International Airport ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ (AIA) saw their improved offer for the concession contract’s extension...
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Aegean Airlines passenger numbers rise as the summer season kicks into gear

Aegean Airlines passenger numbers rise as the summer season kicks into gear

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/06/2017 0
Greece’s largest Aegean Airlines has reported an 8% rise in passenger numbers on both domestic and international routes from April-May compared to thi...
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An informative debate in Frankfurt over Greek debt

An informative debate in Frankfurt over Greek debt

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 06/06/2017 0
The interesting and to-the-point Conference, organised by The Economist in Frankfurt (the seat not only of the ECB but also potentially of Eurozone fi...
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Sterling drops after latest poll indicates a hung parliament in UK general election

Sterling drops after latest poll indicates a hung parliament in UK general election

Christian J. Hadjipateras 31/05/2017 0
  This morning the GBP was 0.3% lower against the US at $1.2822 and 0.33% lower against the EUR at €1.1455. While the Pound has been volatile ever ...
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Former Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies

Former Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/05/2017 0
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Three weeks

Three weeks

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/05/2017 0
As days go by and the shock from the no-go Eurogroup session of May 22th are waning, the fact sinks in that there are only three weeks (or so) availab...
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...and life goes on

...and life goes on

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 22/05/2017 0
There is a strange sense of déjà vu, in this nth repeat performance of the negotiations routine of Greece with the country's creditors. After protract...
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Capital controls to remain in place at least until the end of 2018

Capital controls to remain in place at least until the end of 2018

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/05/2017 0
Capital controls in Greece are to remain in place at least until the end of 2018, which means the country will have spent over three years under such ...
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Surge in applications for UK passports reported following decision to exit the EU

Surge in applications for UK passports reported following decision to exit the EU

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/05/2017 0
A significant increase in applications for a UK passport was reported following last year’s referendum which resulted in the UK voting to withdraw fro...
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Athens Stock Exchange rises to highs last seen in 2015

Athens Stock Exchange rises to highs last seen in 2015

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/05/2017 0
The Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX) index rose on Monday May 8th to levels last seen before capital controls were brought in during 2015. The general in...
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Some more suspense for Greece

Some more suspense for Greece

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 08/05/2017 0
Τhe successful conclusion of the difficult 7-months-long second Review of the current Adjustment Programme for Greece, that now has to get the Greek P...
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Emmanuel Macron secures French Presidency

Emmanuel Macron secures French Presidency

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/05/2017 0
Emmanuel Macron has become the 8th President of the French 5th Republic with a convincing victory over Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right Front Na...
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Theresa May launches attack on EU leaders as UK election campaign begins

Theresa May launches attack on EU leaders as UK election campaign begins

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/05/2017 0
Theresa May, UK prime minister, yesterday accused the EU of attempting to influence the outcome of the upcoming UK general election.   Speaking outs...
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Bank of Greece reports a decline in travel receipts from 2016 despite increase in tourists

Bank of Greece reports a decline in travel receipts from 2016 despite increase in tourists

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2017 0
A recently released report from the Bank of Greece showed a somewhat surprising decline in travel receipts in 2016 in spite of an increase in tourism....
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Greek and German presidents inaugurate 'Learning from Athens' at the National Museum of Contemporary Art

Greek and German presidents inaugurate 'Learning from Athens' at the National Museum of Contemporary Art

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2017 0
Greek president, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, along with his counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German president, inaugurated the Documenta 14 exhibition ...
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Bank of Greece reports a decline in travel receipts from 2016 despite increase in tourists

Bank of Greece reports a decline in travel receipts from 2016 despite increase in tourists

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/05/2017 0
A recently released report from the Bank of Greece showed a somewhat surprising decline in travel receipts in 2016 in spite of an increase in tourism....
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41η ετήσια Γενική Συνέλευση του Ε.Ο.Α.Ε.Ν.

41η ετήσια Γενική Συνέλευση του Ε.Ο.Α.Ε.Ν.

economia 28/04/2017 0
Η 41η ετήσια τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση του Επιμελητηριακού Ομίλου Ανάπτυξης Ελληνικών Νησιών (Ε.Ο.Α.Ε.Ν.) θα πραγματοποιηθεί, σε συνεργασία με το Επι...
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3ο Family Business Forum από την KPMG

3ο Family Business Forum από την KPMG

economia 26/04/2017 0
H KPMG διοργανώνει στις 9 Μαΐου στο Divani Caravel το 3ο Family Business Forum.   Η πρόκληση για την ανάπτυξη μιας επιχείρησης είναι μεγάλη, και γ...
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Surge in Chinese visitors in Greece expected following visit of Chinese Foreign Minister to Athens

Surge in Chinese visitors in Greece expected following visit of Chinese Foreign Minister to Athens

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/04/2017 0
During a visit to Athens, the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, spoke of the expected increase in Chinese visitors to Greece.   Speaking on Monday,...
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France in turbulence

France in turbulence

Kyra Adam 24/04/2017 0
The first round of presidential elections unveiled a new scene in French politics, obscure and uncertain in many aspects.   The traditional politica...
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Macron and Le Pen to face-off in race for French presidency

Macron and Le Pen to face-off in race for French presidency

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/04/2017 0
he first round of voting took place in France yesterday to elect the successor to François Hollande. As expected, the independent Emmanuel Macron, who...
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The Greek issue and the wider European chessboard

The Greek issue and the wider European chessboard

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/04/2017 0
All eyes are by definition turned to the outcome of the first round of Presidential elections in France (where Emmanuel Macron is facing off Marine Le...
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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras critical of Greece's creditors in WSJ piece

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras critical of Greece's creditors in WSJ piece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/04/2017 0
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday urged Greece’s creditors to stop blocking the country’s return to economic growth in an op-ed piece publ...
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Tangled relations with Turkey

Tangled relations with Turkey

Kyra Adam 20/04/2017 0
The Sunday’s referendum in Turkey has bitterly divided the country. Tayyip Erdogan declared victory with a modest 51.5% despite the aggressive campaig...
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4η Συνάντηση «ΔΙΑΖΩΜΑΤΟΣ» με τα Εταιρικά του μέλη

4η Συνάντηση «ΔΙΑΖΩΜΑΤΟΣ» με τα Εταιρικά του μέλη

economia 20/04/2017 0
Η 4η Συνάντηση του σωματείου ΔΙΑΖΩΜΑ με τα εταιρικά του μέλη θα πραγματοποιηθεί στο Καρπενήσι από τις 21 έως τις 23 Απριλίου 2017 με θέμα «Φύση και ...
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Once more, kicking the can down the road

Once more, kicking the can down the road

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/04/2017 0
In the present stage of the Greek adventure, the very notion of kicking the can down the road has acquired a new meaning.   Just after the Malta Eur...
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From Malta to Washington

From Malta to Washington

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/04/2017 0
The much-touted Malta agreement, at Eurogroup level for the negotiations over the second review of the Greek Adjustment Programme to proceed anew is a...
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First ship sea tunnel set to be built in Norway

First ship sea tunnel set to be built in Norway

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/04/2017 0
Norwegian government officials in Oslo yesterday announced plans for the first ever sea tunnel to be built. The plans were announced by the Scandinavi...
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6o Greek Investment Forum στη Νέα Υόρκη

6o Greek Investment Forum στη Νέα Υόρκη

economia 06/04/2017 0
Τη Δευτέρα 3 Απριλίου 2017 πραγματοποιήθηκε συνάντηση εργασίας που διοργάνωσε το Χρηματιστήριο Αθηνών και το Ελληνο-Αμερικανικό Εμπορικό Επιμελητήρι...
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Will the UK’s departure from the bloc finally force the EU to change?

Will the UK’s departure from the bloc finally force the EU to change?

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/04/2017 0
Brexit. A word that won’t be going away for a while. Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron took risks during his time in office. He gambled on Scotla...
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Four-dimensional checkers: not easy to play

Four-dimensional checkers: not easy to play

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 03/04/2017 0
A largely expected, still not-so-healthy game of checkers is being played out between Greece and its Europeans creditors. (In fact, the game may well ...
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Now that Britain is gone...

Now that Britain is gone...

Kyra Adam 31/03/2017 0
Brexit has already begun. The process of leaving the EU will go on for two years at least. The implications for the 27 states of the EU, as well for U...
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CAPITAL LINK INVEST IN CYPRUS FORUM

CAPITAL LINK INVEST IN CYPRUS FORUM

economia 31/03/2017 0
The “Capital Link Invest in Cyprus Forum” aims to raise awareness about Cyprus as an investment and business destination to a wider investor audienc...
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Rethinking Greece: Georges Prevelakis on Contemporary Hellenism as a “cultural sediment” linking Europe with the emerging multipolar world

Rethinking Greece: Georges Prevelakis on Contemporary Hellenism as a “cultural sediment” linking Europe with the emerging multipolar world

economia 30/03/2017 0
Professor Georges Prevelakis spoke to Rethinking Greece about the Greek geopolitical condition, the global Greek diaspora, "Eurocentric" approaches ...
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