Greece: Teaching schoolchildren to love animals

By |2021-09-28T10:19:37+03:00September 28th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Having worked in various animal shelters in different countries as well as having a dog care company in the UK, dog trainer, Jon Garstang, arrived on Rhodes in 2016. After some nosy new friends had done a few Google searches on the new arrival he started getting requests for advice and training dogs. What struck [...]

The European priorities of Greece at an international setting – as per Kyriakos Mitsotakis in UNGA

By |2021-09-27T11:40:35+03:00September 27th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The European priorities of Greece at an international setting – as per Kyriakos Mitsotakis in UNGA by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Speeches delivered by political leaders addressing the UN General Assembly /UNGA seldom stray off the beaten path of diplomatic language and international-relations political correctness. Still, if one takes the pain to dissect such texts, interesting [...]

Athens and Istanbul: Bridges of peace

By |2021-09-21T17:43:26+03:00September 21st, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The mayors of Athens and Istanbul, Kostas Bakoyannis and Ekrem Imamoglu, in statements after their meeting at the Athens City Hall on Tuesday, expressed their belief that the two cities can build bridges of peace and work together to solve their problems, as well as those that go beyond the borders of the two countries. [...]

EUMed9: Trying to rebuild a “European South”

By |2021-09-21T15:46:45+03:00September 20th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

EUMed9: Trying to rebuild a “European South” by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Is the Athens meeting of leaders from EU South member countries, a forum already expanding from the original EUMed7 to EUMed9 (with the addition of Croatia and Slovenia) and able to ensure the participation of high-profile personalities like Emmanuel Macron or Mario Draghi (European [...]

Key witness in Netanyahu trial killed in Greece

By |2021-09-14T21:50:58+03:00September 14th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

 Authorities in Greece on Tuesday opened an investigation into the crash of a private plane from Israel that killed a prosecution witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Haim Geron, a former senior official at Israel’s ministry of communications, and his wife Esther, were killed in the crash late Monday [...]

Unvaccinated in Greece? Here is what you need to know

By |2021-09-14T10:13:18+03:00September 14th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

This week a new set of emergency measures for the protection of public health from Covid -19 starts being implemented in Greece. The measures mostly concern unvaccinated citizens. Here are the main provisions:  Work in the private and public sector The unvaccinated workforce must perform a PCR or a rapid test once a week. These [...]

Of privatisations, acquisitions – and investments

By |2021-09-13T10:42:02+03:00September 13th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Of privatisations, acquisitions – and investments By Antonis D. Papagiannidis The sale of a 49% participation in the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator/DEDDHE to Macquarie Group for 2.1 bn euros was heralded as a major move forward in the ongoing privatisations programme of Greece. The record sum fetched bye the sale of DEDDHE – with some [...]

Co-founders of BioNTech win the European Business Press Award

By |2021-09-12T07:16:55+03:00September 12th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

European Business Press (EBP) presented the "European Manager of the Year 2021 Award" to three leading scientists and co-founders of BioNTech, at its Annual Meeting in Ljubljana. European Business Press counts 34 leading European business newspapers and magazines in 22 countries, among them publications such as the Handelsblatt, The Wall Street Journal (Europe), Les Echos, [...]

Sunlight: The biggest lead-acid batteries factory to operate in Xanthi

By |2021-09-07T11:17:49+03:00September 7th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Manufacturer Sunlight, an Athens based battery production and energy storage solutions company, has announced an ambitious plan to expand its lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries output. The plan includes a €30 million investment for the expansion of the existing infrastructure of the company’s lead-acid battery plant based in Xanthi, northeastern Greece. The upgrade will gradually increase [...]

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