Economia Blog

Crucial Greece-FYROM meeting

Crucial Greece-FYROM meeting

Christian J. Hadjipateras 17/05/2018 2
A vital meeting between the prime minister’s of Greece and FYROM is set to take place later on today (Thursday). Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and his FYROM...
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Israeli PM references Cyprus as he hits back at Turkish dictator

Israeli PM references Cyprus as he hits back at Turkish dictator

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/05/2018 5
The Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said the hands of the Israeli PM were “stained with Palestini...
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Creditors to monitor Greece post-bailout

Creditors to monitor Greece post-bailout

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/05/2018 8
Greece’s creditors will closely monitor the country when the bailout program ends, according to the Kathimerini. The program is due to end in August. ...
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Uncomfortable, for all concerned

Uncomfortable, for all concerned

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 14/05/2018 2
What is the exact difference between monitoring (as in PPM/post-Programme Monitoring) and surveillance (as in enhanced surveillance)? It is over this ...
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President cites Byron in Parthenon Marbles dispute

President cites Byron in Parthenon Marbles dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/05/2018 1
Greek president Prokopis Pavlopoulos referenced Lord Byron as he brought up the subject of the Parthenon Marbles to Prince Charles, who he hosted yest...
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Eastern-Mediterranean deal imminent

Eastern-Mediterranean deal imminent

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/05/2018 3
The leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Israel met in the Cypriot capital of Nicosia yesterday (Tuesday) to agree on a signed deal by the end of the year fo...
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Prince’s Trust expands into Greece ahead of royal visit

Prince’s Trust expands into Greece ahead of royal visit

Christian J. Hadjipateras 08/05/2018 6
The Prince’s Trust, the charity founded in 1976 by Charles Prince of Wales, will be expanding its operations to Greece. The announcement comes ahead o...
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A new, dark turn in the refugee issue

A new, dark turn in the refugee issue

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 07/05/2018 1
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras got a shock treatment when visiting the island of Lesvos, at the very front-line of the refugee/migration issue th...
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2017 Concordia annual report

2017 Concordia annual report

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2018 2
Established in 2011 by business partners Nick Logothetis and Matthew Swift, Concordia is a non-profit, non-partisan organisation that builds meaningfu...
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Greece almost tops EU’s electricity market

Greece almost tops EU’s electricity market

Christian J. Hadjipateras 03/05/2018 2
The wholesale electricity market in Greece is Europe’s second most expensive, according to a report by the European Commission’s Directorate General f...
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New Democracy calls for snap elections in autumn

New Democracy calls for snap elections in autumn

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/05/2018 1
The main opposition party, New Democracy (ND), has called on the government to call early elections once the bailout program ends, which is due to hap...
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“Europe” is like soccer –a game won by Germany

“Europe” is like soccer –a game won by Germany

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/04/2018 0
The informal Eurogroup held in Sofia last week was rich in information about the next steps of Greece when the current Adjustment Programme ends next ...
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Work on Hellinikon project to begin next year

Work on Hellinikon project to begin next year

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/04/2018 0
The CEO of Lamda, the group involved in the Hellinikon project, the old Athens Airport, expressed optimism that work will finally begin next year. The...
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UN calls for Greece-FYROM talks to intensify

UN calls for Greece-FYROM talks to intensify

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/04/2018 2
The UN has reiterated its calls for a solution to be found between Greece and FYROM over the decades-long naming dispute. Earlier this week, UN mediat...
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Athens takes centre-stage for World Book Capital

Athens takes centre-stage for World Book Capital

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/04/2018 0
The Greek capital has today started its one-year period as the World Book Capital, according to the Kathimerini. During its 12-month term, it will hos...
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Number of Greeks studying in UK on the up

Number of Greeks studying in UK on the up

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/04/2018 0
The number of Greeks studying in the UK is rising, according to the British Council of Greece. The council has been active in Greece since 1939.   A...
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