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Archive - Feb 25, 2010

Far Right, supporting Papandreou's reform and the far Left is preparing for a riot

25 February 2010 / 17:02:59  
After years of irresponsible government, on the brink of financial collapse, Greece fell also under the hit of the international markets. The reforms in the tax and social insurance systems do not meet the necessary public understanding and thus the government's performance becomes even more difficult.

Greek state will give €12 000 000 in 2010 for basketball, volleyball and handball

25 February 2010 / 16:02:53  
With the respective amounts the state is committed to help build, develop and further disseminate the three sports.

Smoking to be banned everywhere

25 February 2010 / 12:02:32  
Government discusses the increase in cigarette prices and smoking bans in both restaurants and in bars and cafes, despite the disagreement of their respective owners. The law, which came into effect seven months ago, does not apply anywhere because of lack of control and frivolous attitude towards it.

Poetry Slam: Poets get on stage

25 February 2010 / 12:02:01  
Little by little Greek public detects the fashion called Poetry Slam.

Sports holiday for children in Athens!

25 February 2010 / 11:02:05  
The end of the school year came and most of the parents are wondering what their children will do until they take their summer vacation… Are they too young to send them at a summer camp? Wouldn’t it be boring for them to send them for the whole summer to their grandparents? For the parents who work in Athens there are various solutions which are financially very appropriate.

The Athens airport remains without subway for six months

25 February 2010 / 10:02:39  
Since February 14th the traffic on the third line of the subway will be stopped for half a year between the station in front of the Ministry of Defense and the airport due to the construction works at the new station Aghia Paraskevi.

Corruption in Greece will finally become a felony

25 February 2010 / 09:02:21  
Politicians who have illegally acquired assets worth more than 73 thousand euro, could be indicted on felony charges. This law is in force since 1996 but so far not a single politician has been convicted under it.