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Archive - May 2009

May 7th

"We are no longer a newspaper but a news company"

07 May 2009 / 12:05:10  
The global network made the print press model pointless but it gave new opportunities for journalism as a whole.

May 6th

Maternity benefits increase to ?739.56

06 May 2009 / 16:05:44  
From May 1st maternity benefits increased with 5.5% and became ?739.56 for women working in private firms.

The December events in Athens brought an "Oscar" for best photographer to Yannis Kolesidis

06 May 2009 / 15:05:54  
A picture of the hand, on which there is a trickle of blood. As a background to this, there are the protective shields of the Special Police Forces of the Greek police. This photo brought the prestigious World Press Photo award to the 36 year old Yannis Kolesidis.

Navplio - the small pearl of Peloponnese

06 May 2009 / 11:05:02  
Athenians are very busy and they live under the everyday stress. Because of this during the weekends they want to run away from the busy city. One of the places, which they love going to is Navplio. It is a colorful, small and quite city on the sea-shore.

Huge mark-up of private school tuitions

06 May 2009 / 09:05:58  
The most expensive are the private elementary schools, where tuitions exceed ?11 000 for the 2009-2010 school year. The private high schools exceed ?10 500 and kindergartens cost "only" ?8000.

May 5th

Will "Ulysses and Penelope" reach its highest price on the Sotheby's auction?

05 May 2009 / 17:05:15  

Will we witness big deals on the works of art market this month despite the economic crisis? May is the month of the big deals on the Sotheby's auctions in London and New York. This year, Greece will be represented by Bouzianis, Engonopoulos, Parhtenis and Tszrouhis.

Greeks are among the richest victims of the London City

05 May 2009 / 16:05:58  
Many Greeks – businessmen and ship owners, who work in Britain, are among the 1000 most affected people from the crisis.