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Archive - Jun 2010

The building of the National Television in Greece under siege

30 June 2010 / 23:06:08  
The people employed with a fixed term labor contract in the National media blocked all entrances of the building at 7,30 this morning. The reason for the boycott is that today their fixed term contracts expire and starting with tomorrow these people remain unemployed.

June 30th

Five former ministers sent to a Pre-inquiry Committee for the Vatoped scandal

30 June 2010 / 16:06:17  
At a secret voting in the Parliament regarding the involvement of six former ministers from the government of New Democracy in the scandal with the real estate properties of the Vatoped monastery lawmakers decided to send their five of them to a Pre-inquiry Committee and for one of them (the former deputy minister of the agricultural development Konstantinos Kiltidis) the majority said through their votes they do not wish to have further investigation because they considered that he was not involved in the case.

The international championship in track and field athletics “Patras 2010” already started

30 June 2010 / 15:06:58  
The rally takes place in memory of the Olympic legend-champion weightlifter Dimitris Tofalos and it is expected to bring strong emotions.

The tension on the port of Piraeus continued

30 June 2010 / 14:06:34  
Out of 21 planned courses of the ships departing from the port of Piraeus for the Greek islands, five were not carried out. For the Argosaronic Gulf were carried out 59 routs and with great delay departed the evening ships.

The drama of the Greek Public Power Corporation: “To privatize or not to privatize”

30 June 2010 / 13:06:50  
"We do not sell and we are not for sale" reads the slogan, which is stretched on a giant canvas of the building of the Greek Public Power Corporation by the Confederation of energy workers in Greece, who are threatening to organize long term strikes if the government of George Papandreou does not give up its plans to reform the state enterprises and to launch a series of privatizations.

Four weddings and one bombing assault for Minister Chrisochoidis

30 June 2010 / 06:06:17  
If behind every successful man lies a great woman, then behind the Minister of civil protection Michalis Chrisochoidis are hiding at least four, counting only those who officially married him.

June 29th

The ships traveling to the Argosaronic Gulf are under a siege

29 June 2010 / 14:06:09  
The siege of the port of Piraeus by unionists of the Communist Party continues, with some of the strikers having closed the entrances to the piers, while others having climbed on the gates of ships traveling to the islands of the Argosaronic Gulf.