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 [...]

Bracing up

By |2021-09-06T12:17:37+03:00September 6th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Bracing up By Antonis D. Papagiannidis Greece is bracing up for the next months with the Covid-19 pandemic in the forefront of public concern. Greeks have come home from their summer vacation with the Delta variant of Covid having spread all around the country, with Covid cases sloping upwards, with intubations in ICUs picking up [...]

World famous composer, Mikis Theodorakis, dies

By |2021-09-07T13:07:34+03:00September 2nd, 2021|Online news / Blog|

He composed the most recognizable Greek rhythm in the world, the syrtaki of the film “Zorba the Greek .” He made poetry familiar to common people, by composing songs based on Greek poets’ masterpieces. He brought together folk and classical music in a unique and timeless way. Mikis Theodorakis, the world famous Greek [...]

Greece- North Macedonia: The pandemic brought them closer

By |2021-09-01T20:00:08+03:00September 1st, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Greece fully supports the integration of North Macedonia to the European Union. This was reiterated by the Greek minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, during his visit in Skopje on August 31, 2021. Nikos Dendias had successive meetings with the Prime Minister, Zoran Zaev, the Deputy Prime Minister, Nikola Dimitrov, the President of the Assembly, [...]

Greece: Cabinet reshuffle goes wrong- new ministry for climate crisis abandoned

By |2021-08-31T20:12:03+03:00August 31st, 2021|Online news / Blog|

For the New Democracy government, the cabinet reshuffle should have been a promising new start after an ambiguous fight with the Covid-19 pandemic and the wildfires. The most ambitious move was the idea to create a new ministry for Civil Protection that would integrate the fire service. Civil Protection is the authority responsible for dealing [...]

The post-Afghanistan debacle: increased regional challenges for Greece

By |2021-08-30T11:26:31+03:00August 30th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The post-Afghanistan debacle: increased regional challenges for Greece by Antonis D. Papagiannidis The fact that Greece is situated in a region of instability is known to all; the fact that such instability is on the rise, especially due to the calculated revisionism of Turkey and its eagerness to assume the role of regional overlord, cannot [...]

Greece to start building its own drones

By |2021-08-29T23:48:23+03:00August 29th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Three Greek Universities (the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Democritus University of Thrace and the University of Thessaly) will work together with the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (HAI) to build the first ever “made in Greece” drone. The project is named “Archytas” (by Archytas of Tarentum, the ancient Greek mathematician, political leader and philosopher) and will [...]

Greece: The new rules for the unvaccinated

By |2021-08-25T12:13:56+03:00August 25th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

In the wake of a record high in new coronavirus cases (4,608 in Tuesday), the Greek government has announced a series of measures to prevent further spread of the virus. The measures mainly target the unvaccinated and will start being implemented from September 13, 2021 (when most of the tourists will be gone, as many [...]

Greece sends humanitarian aid to Haiti

By |2021-08-24T11:16:35+03:00August 24th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Greek ministry of Foreign Affairs will donate the amount of 100.000 euros to an International Organization already operating in Haiti. This aid is a contribution to addressing the humanitarian needs which have arisen following the recent earthquake that hit the country, as well as the hurricane that followed. Homes destroyed by the earthquake [...]

Revving up

By |2021-08-25T14:50:23+03:00August 23rd, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Revving up by Antonis D. Papagiannidis It is no easy matter, to erase from memory the wildfires that came after a sweltering heatwave of several days in midsummer Greece. They swept over large swathes of pine forest in the very suburbs of Athens, the nearby island of Evia as well as parts of Peloponnesus (touching [...]

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