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Archive - Nov 30, 2010

Sailors strike ended but they got nothing for their pains

30 November 2010 / 18:11:09  
Passenger ships set off of all ports in Greece early in the morning after the sailors strike ended and they got back to work. Their trade union decided today at 6 am to put an end to the eight-day strike after the government decided yesterday to hand out summonses to all passenger fleet protesting employees which occupied the ships. Some of the sailors tore the summons, while others kept them, they said from the Panhellenic Seamen Federation.

Illegal immigration to the European Union decreases

30 November 2010 / 16:11:53  
91 per cent of illegal border crossings of the EU outer borders occur in Greece but the trend is downward.

Greek managers are among the best paid in the world

30 November 2010 / 13:11:47  
According to data of Towers Watson survey, the estimated average income of CEOs in the private sector in Greece is around € 237,000 per year, this volume ranking the country among the first five of best-paid managers in the world.

Children are most at risk of poverty in Greece

30 November 2010 / 12:11:37  
Despite being employed, many people can not bring sufficient income and are below the poverty line, said Christ Triandafilou on a conference on policies to fight poverty and the role of civil society

Greece’s recovery will take about 15 years, according to Papandreou’s adviser

30 November 2010 / 10:11:23  
Financiers, politicians and economists gathered at the 21st Forum The Greek Economy-Rebuilding Greek Credibility. All turned out unanimous that the country has achieved a lot in the last year, but the road to financial stability is still long.