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Archive - Oct 2012

October 26th

There is no political will for radical changes in Greece

26 October 2012 / 18:10:28  
GRReporter sought the opinion of one of the best Greek business journalists, Ilias Siakandaris, about the development of the events and his comments on current issues related to the crisis, the recovery programme and the future of Greece.

TV manifestations of political extremes provoke highly controversial reactions

26 October 2012 / 17:10:42  
Without any doubt the extremes have managed to settle in Greece's political life. The rise of Golden Dawn is recent, but very closely related to the hegemony of the misunderstood left ideology, which lasted more than 30 years.

October 25th

The risk of bankruptcy promoted the Aegean - Olympic air merger

25 October 2012 / 18:10:38  
The need for survival of Greek air transport necessitates the merger of the two largest domestic companies, Vice President of Aegean Eftichis Vasilakis explained at a press conference.

Flu, stress and overburdening "attacked" Yiannis Stournaras

25 October 2012 / 16:10:46  
"The Minister's doctor recommended that he stayed home for a few days until he recovered," sources from Stournaras's office told GRReporter. "If he had a different job, he would probably observe the recommendation."

The Greek Orthodox Church is facing bankruptcy

25 October 2012 / 11:10:24  
The Greek Orthodox Church holds a major share of the National Bank of Greece's stocks. It has hundreds of estates in some of the most beautiful areas of the country and is tax exempt - a privilege not a single average Greek or enterprise enjoys.

October 24th

Helmut Newton in a retrospective challenge to the Athenian audience

24 October 2012 / 20:10:30  
Women, protagonists in his photographs, are turned into fetishes, a symbol of the author’s unbridled imagination mixed with indomitable passion.

Bank employees protest against the healthcare reform

24 October 2012 / 19:10:23  
A large number of bank branches in Greece closed on Wednesday after employees in the banking system announced a 24-hour strike. They are protesingt against the merger of their health insurance fund with the National Organization for Health Care Provision.