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Government prepares emergency plan for possible COVID-19 super transmission

Government prepares emergency plan for possible COVID-19 super transmission Over the last few days, according to data released by the National Public Health Organisation, two young patients, one age 10 and the other 25, have died of COVID-19 and seven more are intubated. A total of 91 patients in this age group have died since […]

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Green Transport plan begins

Green Transport plan begins The Environment and Energy Ministry is launching a program to bring more electric vehicles onto Greek roads and expand the network of public chargers. Its aim is to make transport less dependent on fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere, especially in cities. The Green Transport program provides […]

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Greece and European Union sign funding agreement for “Greece 2.0” plan

Greece and European Union sign funding agreement for “Greece 2.0” plan Greece and the European Commission on Friday signed the funding agreement covering financial support worth 17.8 billion euros requested by Greece in the framework of its “Greece 2.0” National Recovery and Resilience Plan, ANA reports. The agreement covers the first 13.5 billion euros, while […]

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EU finance minister green-light Cyprus recovery plan

EU finance minister green-light Cyprus recovery plan The ECOFIN council of European Union finance ministers approved on Monday the national recovery plans of Cyprus as well as those of Croatia, Lithuania and Slovenia, paving the way for the disbursement of EU pre-financing for projects envisaged under the schemes. The national plans are part of the […]

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EU condemns plan to reopen Varosha

EU condemns plan to reopen Varosha The European Union on Tuesday condemned a plan by Turkish and Turkish Cypriot leaders to partially reopen the abandoned resort of Varosha and called for an immediate reversal of the decision. Below is the full statement by the bloc’s top diplomat Josep Borrell. The European Union strongly condemns Turkey’s […]

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Govt and EU sign funding agreement for Greece 2.0 plan

Govt and EU sign funding agreement for Greece 2.0 plan Greece and the European Commission on Friday signed the funding agreement covering financial support worth 17.8 billion euros requested by Greece in the framework of its Greece 2.0 National Recovery and Resilience Plan. The agreement, which covers the first 13.5 billion euros, was signed in […]

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Erdogan provokes with “illegal and unacceptable” plan to reopen part of Varosha

Erdogan provokes with “illegal and unacceptable” plan to reopen part of Varosha Vassilis Nedos, Kathimerini’s diplomatic and defense editor, joins The Greek Current to analyze Turkey’s latest provocative decision to reopen a part of the fenced off town of Varosha – in violation of UN Security Council Resolutions – in the occupied part of Cyprus.  […]

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Παναθηναϊκός: Προχωρά για στόπερ ενεργοποιώντας το plan B

Παναθηναϊκός: Προχωρά για στόπερ ενεργοποιώντας το plan B Ο Παναθηναϊκός βρίσκεται στην Ολλανδία και προετοιμάζεται για τη νέα σεζόν, με τον Ιβάν Γιοβάνοβιτς να προσπαθεί να βελτιώσει την αμυντική λειτουργία των Πρασίνων. Ο σέρβος τεχνικός έχει διακρίνει πρόβλημα στα μετόπισθεν για το Τριφύλλι, ενώ, εκτός από την απόκτηση του Πέρεθ, θέλει ακόμη έναν κεντρικό αμυντικό, […]

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Greek PM announces plan to overhaul ‘abandoned’ Olympic Games complex

Greek PM announces plan to overhaul ‘abandoned’ Olympic Games complex Greek visitors to the Olympic Sports Center of Athens ‘Spyros Louis’ (OAKA) must feel both pride and nostalgia remembering the Olympic Games of 2004, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday evening at the site, northeast of Athens, ANA reports. At OAKA to present a […]

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43-million euro renovation plan announced for 2004 Olympic Stadium

43-million euro renovation plan announced for 2004 Olympic Stadium The government has announced a 43-million euro plan to transform Athens’ 2004 Olympic Stadium into an “Olympic Park”, which will provide training facilities for athletes as well as serve as a recreational outlet for local residents. Announcing the plans at a special event in the stadium […]

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Borrell: Turkey’s plans for Varosha are ‘unacceptable’

Borrell: Turkey’s plans for Varosha are ‘unacceptable’ A plan by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar on Tuesday to reopen part of the fenced-off area of Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta, Cyprus, is an “unacceptable unilateral decision,” the European Union’s top diplomat Josep Borrell said on Tuesday. Varosha has […]

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Codification project for all social security legislation

Codification project for all social security legislation The government posted a draft plan on Friday of an international open competition for the codification of all laws related to Greek social security insurance and pensions. It will remain online for comments until July 31. The Labor and Social Affairs Ministry said that the plan to codify […]

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Τσέλσι: Plan b με Λουκάκου

Τσέλσι: Plan b με Λουκάκου Δεν είναι μυστικό πως η Τσέλσι προσπαθεί να κάνει δικό της τον Έρλινγκ Χάαλαντ με νύχια και με δόνιτα. Όπως δεν είναι άγνωστο και το γεγονός πως η Ντόρτμουντ «δεν πουλάει», ειδικά από τη στιγμή που ήδη έχει ανακοινώσει τη μεταγραφή του Τζέιντον Σάντσο στη Μάντσεστερ Γιουνάιτεντ. Και για αυτό […]

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Plan sees more tranches for repaying debts to state

Plan sees more tranches for repaying debts to state Finance Minister Christos Staikouras on Thursday unveiled a plan expanding the number of tranches individuals, self-employed and legal entities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic from March 2020 until the present will be allowed to repay their debts to the state. The finance minister said the plan […]

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First projects of Greece 2.0 plan get approval

First projects of Greece 2.0 plan get approval Alternate Finance Minister Thodoros Skylakakis approved on Thursday the technical bulletins of the first 12 projects to be included in the “Greece 2.0” plan, worth €1.42 billion. They are the following: * Improving equipment at the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (€12.2 million). * Reforming the fiscal […]

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The first 12 projects of the “Greece 2.0” Plan from the Recovery Fund

The first 12 projects of the “Greece 2.0” Plan from the Recovery Fund The technical data sheets have been approved and the first 12 projects of the “Greece 2.0” Plan with a total budget of 1.42 billion euros are starting. The approval was given by the Deputy Minister of Finance, Theodoros Skylakakis, who is responsible […]

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Plan to vaccinate teens triggers large protests in Greece

Plan to vaccinate teens triggers large protests in Greece Thousands of anti-vaccine demonstrators protested in Greece’s two largest cities Wednesday against plans to make coronavirus vaccines available to children 15 and older. The protests took place outside parliament in central Athens and in the northern city of Thessaloniki. Greek authorities have blamed a recent increase […]

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Greece 2.0 plan gains approval

Greece 2.0 plan gains approval The recovery and resilience plans of Greece and 11 other European Union member-states on Tuesday received the necessary approval of the EU economy and finance ministers, opening the way for the payment of the first disbursements within this month. “Today is an important day for Greece and Europe,” Finance Minister […]

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Θερμό καλοκαίρι με μετάλλαξη Δέλτα και «plan C»

Θερμό καλοκαίρι με μετάλλαξη Δέλτα και «plan C» Χρειάστηκε ένα δεκαήμερο για τέσσερις ξεχωριστές ανακοινώσεις. Ολες είχαν έκτακτο, σίγουρα επείγον χαρακτήρα, με πρώτη την πρωθυπουργική πρωτοβουλία για «κάρτα ελευθερίας» ύψους 150 ευρώ στη νεολαία ως κίνητρο εμβολιασμού. Υπήρξε επιπλέον η απόφαση για «αμιγείς» και «μεικτούς» χώρους σε εστίαση και διασκέδαση, ακολούθησαν προϋποθέσεις για τις μετακινήσεις […]

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Plan for new state debts is due next week

Plan for new state debts is due next week The final decisions on the new settlement scheme for debts created during the pandemic will be made late next week. The staff-level talks with the creditors have been completed, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras told Skai Radio on Friday, adding that there was good cooperation between the […]

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Marina Tower plan unveiled (images & video)

Marina Tower plan unveiled (images & video) Lamda Development presented on Wednesday its Marina Tower project for Elliniko, a luxury 200-apartment high-rise set to dominate the skyline of the old Athens airport plot. The project has already attracted interest from executives and major shareholders of listed companies, entrepreneurs and various domestic and foreign investors. This […]

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Santorini: Rescue plan to save the island from the frantic growth

Santorini: Rescue plan to save the island from the frantic growth A study carried out by the Hellenic Society of Environment and Culture Heritage, in order to show off the Municipality of Thira,  proposes some solutions in order to come up against the miscellaneous problems the Municipality faces It was summer, a few years ago, […]

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EU executive approves Cyprus’ 1.2 bln euro Covid recovery plan

EU executive approves Cyprus’ 1.2 bln euro Covid recovery plan The European Union’s executive approved on Thursday Cyprus’s plan to spend 1.2 billion euros ($1.41 billion) worth of special funds from the EU, aimed at restarting economic growth mauled by the Covid-19 pandemic. The aid, which Cyprus won’t have to pay back, is part of […]

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Staikouras confirms plan for pandemic debts

Staikouras confirms plan for pandemic debts Finance Minister Christos Staikouras announced a new favorable regulation for the debts of the pandemic during an interview on Open TV on Saturday. As he said, the relevant discussion has already started with the institutions in the context of the 11th post-bailout assessment, while this week the issue will […]

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China’s Extravagant Plan for Canal Trade Route from Greece to Europe

China’s Extravagant Plan for Canal Trade Route from Greece to Europe View of Port of Thessaloniki. Credit: George M. Groutas/Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 2.0 China is considering to build a canal trade route from Greece to Europe through the Balkans in order to expedite the shipping of goods. This would be a part of China’s […]

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New payment plan for dues

New payment plan for dues The Finance Ministry has processed a new plan for the payment of debts created during the pandemic that will be presented to the creditors’ staff in the context of the 11th post-bailout assessment. Talks are expected to be completed next week and then the definitive plan will be announced, for […]

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The political system urgently needs a plan for Greek youth

The political system urgently needs a plan for Greek youth By Lefteris Charalambopoulos I have said it many times before. The political system does not have a clue about what is going on with Greek youth. It does not have a clear picture of their situation. It cannot understand how the younger generation sees things. […]

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EU approves 8-mln-euro plan to support film distributors, cinemas

EU approves 8-mln-euro plan to support film distributors, cinemas The European Commission on Wednesday approved an 8-million-euro Greek program for the support of movie distributors and cinemas hit by the pandemic and the restrictive measures imposed by the Greek government to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus.  The program was approved on the basis […]

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No plan to start vaccinations in beaches, squares, health ministry says

No plan to start vaccinations in beaches, squares, health ministry says Greece’s Health Ministry said there is no plan to start conducting vaccinations at beaches and squares in early July, as claimed by one of its officials earlier on Wednesday. “At this stage, Operation Freedom [the name of the vaccination campaign] is not considering a […]

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Piraeus Bank announces another early retirement plan

Piraeus Bank announces another early retirement plan Greek lender Piraeus Bank this week announced another voluntary retirement program throughout the banking group, with the goal being a workforce of around 8,000, down from slightly more than 10,000 today. Previous such early retirement programs already manifested themselves in the 2020’s results, with payroll costs easing by […]

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