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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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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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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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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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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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