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Archive - Jun 2010

June 11th

While Tax Officers Are Taking Away Curtains Because of Debts, Visits to the Hospitals for Mental Diseases Doubled

11 June 2010 / 13:06:11  
Banks announced auctions even for their debtors' furniture and, meanwhile, visits to psychiatric hospitals have doubled in the last four months

Stockbrokers and Businessmen Shifted the Black Cash of Siemens to Politicians

11 June 2010 / 12:06:22  
The parliamentary commission found a pyramid for the allocation of the black cash money of the company and insisted on opening the accounts of all those who are part of it - about 25 people from the stock market and big businessmen. The commission, which examines the scandal of Siemens’s black cash, has already in its hands a list of names of all who have received bribes from the German company. Having completed the investigation of the offices of Siemens, the Office for prosecution of economic crimes added to its report the complete list of names - mostly journalists and politicians who soon will be announced.

Just 24 Hours Remain to the Beginning of the World Soccer Fiesta ...

11 June 2010 / 11:06:36  
Many of the men have already sworn to devote their free time entirely to “the round goddess”. Wives, girlfriends and other goddesses will have to wait ... For a month.

Inflation in Greece is Three Times Higher Than the Eurozone Average

11 June 2010 / 09:06:46  
According to the National Institute of Statistics a household will pay around 510 Euros more on fuel, 127 Euros extra for food and convenience goods and around 600 Euros more for cigarettes by the end of 2010

June 10th

Government Contracts Worth over Two Billion Euros Come into Effect until the End of the Year

10 June 2010 / 16:06:38  
Тhe Ministry of Economy, Development and Merchant Marine runs twenty-two public tenders for the implementation of new state contracts totaling 2.09 billion Euros.

Standard & Poor’s: Bankruptcy of Greece is Possible

10 June 2010 / 14:06:42  
The statement of the credit rating agency was made only a day after the Bloomberg agency have announced the results of a survey held among 1001 financial analysts worldwide and 41 per cent of them believe that Greece is likely to leave the Euro zone

The Crisis in Greece through the Prism of Dance and Art in the Fringe Festival

10 June 2010 / 13:06:47  
Stalemate of Greek society will go under the microscope of artists in different fields of art, who will be all around Athens – on the streets, in theaters and bars to make performances, concerts, exhibitions and graffiti on the economic crisis and the demonstrations in the frameworks of the Fringe Festival. The artists will seek inspiration turning the problems of everyday life in drawings and theatrical performances. Short movie about unemployed people who are not seeking employment. Forgotten street games like elastic jumping and lame grandmother.