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Greece raises minimum wage

By |2021-07-27T11:32:15+03:00July 26th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The minimum wage in Greece will be raised by 2%, Prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced at the cabinet, on Monday 26. The move is characterized “symbolic” as “it does cover the needs of the employees” the PM admitted. In Greece, the minimum wage is regulated by law and not through collective bargaining. As of February [...]

Strong language over Cyprus but what next?

By |2021-07-26T11:49:44+03:00July 26th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Strong language over Cyprus but what next? by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Both Greece and (more importantly) the Republic of Cyprus were quite pleased by the wording and the leaked background of the U.N. Security Council condemnation of last week’s Turkish/Turkish-Cypriot announcement that part of the fenced-in Varosha suburb of Famagusta would be open for potential [...]

Green hydrogen goes to Trikala

By |2021-07-23T13:47:58+03:00July 23rd, 2021|Online news / Blog|

In recent years, the carbon footprint in the atmosphere is rapidly increasing, with the current carbon concentration to exceed 420 ppm. Global efforts are currently focusing on the exemption from carbon emissions to achieve the EU 2050 target for zero emissions. The exploitation of hydrogen can be a viable option for carbon discharge in various [...]

The future of Modern Greek Studies

By |2021-07-22T10:07:16+03:00July 22nd, 2021|Diaspora|

“Greek Studies Now: A Cultural Analysis Network” sprang in 2019 from a partnership between two vibrant research communities working on the culture of Modern Greece and South Europe in the universities of Oxford and Amsterdam. It was initiated by professors Dimitris Papanikolaou and Maria Boletsi together with the newly made website greekstudiesnow.org which seems to be [...]

The “big announcement” and “good news” of President Erdogan in Cyprus: cause for increased concern

By |2021-07-19T12:07:29+03:00July 19th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The “big announcement” and “good news” of President Erdogan in Cyprus: cause for increased concern by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Will the presence of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Cyprus on 19/20 July to mark the anniversary of the 1974 military intervention/invasion of the island (with an Turkish occupation that still persists), add insult to [...]

Shipping and Energy: two converging worlds?

By |2021-07-19T09:44:05+03:00July 18th, 2021|Greek Business File|

Greece is a country where shipping has always played a central role since ancient times due to the dominance of the Greek language and the renowned seamanship of its people. In recent years, international shipping has been faced with increasing challenges on the energy front, starting from the IMO-mandated reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions [...]

Mykonos: Mini lockdown

By |2021-07-17T23:41:08+03:00July 17th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

New restrictions have been imposed in the island of Mykonos. They were deemed to be indispensable after the 250% surge of new coronavirus cases in the island in the past week. From Saturday evening, a curfew is in place from 1.00 pm to 06.00 am. There is also a 24-hour ban of music at all [...]

Greece: Anti- vaccination movement

By |2021-07-15T20:42:33+03:00July 15th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The anti-vaccination rally, organized on Wendesday 14, in Syntagma square, Athens, was surprisingly big. Thousands of citizens protested against the government’s decision to make vaccination against Covid-19 compulsory for part of the workforce (healthcare workers and nursing home staff).   They also oppose government plans to expand compulsory vaccination further in the coming months. “Vaccination [...]

MAKVEL: The science of making great pasta

By |2021-07-11T22:21:07+03:00July 11th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Vicky Kaliakou Εverybody likes pasta: delicious, easy to cook, healthy, inexpensive and long-term storage product. According to the International Pasta Organisation, in 2019 worldwide consumption was at 16.5 million tonnes, up from 7 million in 1999. The pandemic gave an even bigger boost to this trend. Greece is the 4th biggest pasta consumer in the [...]

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