Economia Blog

President cites Byron in Parthenon Marbles dispute

President cites Byron in Parthenon Marbles dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/05/2018 9
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 10
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 2
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 3
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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The last mile

The last mile

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/04/2018 20
Successive meetings and milestones of the negotiations that will lead Greece (and the Greek economy) to a post-Programme future are crowded in these f...
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ND maintains healthy poll lead

ND maintains healthy poll lead

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/04/2018 1
New Democracy has once again kept a reassuring lead over SYRIZA in the latest poll, according to the Kathimerini.   The survey, carried out by the f...
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Greek bailout program may be extended beyond August

Greek bailout program may be extended beyond August

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/04/2018 1
The possibility of the Greek bailout program being extended beyond August has increased, according to the German daily newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung....
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Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Athens-Thessaloniki rail project continues

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/04/2018 1
The major revamp of the Athens-Thessaloniki railways, which would cut the journey time to just over three hours, is continuing despite several hurdles...
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