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Archive - Nov 2012

November 6th

The measures against which Greeks are protesting

06 November 2012 / 14:11:18  
The fiscal adjustment package has been submitted to parliament. The vote must take place on Wednesday evening, but internal political struggles are not yet over. In protest against the austerity measures, trade unions have announced a 48-hour strike.

Another abuse of a foreigner on the island of Salamis

05 November 2012 / 22:11:38  
The Egyptian community will meet at the embassy of the country because of frequent attacks against their fellow countrymen.

November 5th

Exportation of feta is growing, domestic consumption is decreasing

05 November 2012 / 21:11:47  
There is increased demand in the United Arab Emirates (+108%), Ireland (+66%) and Australia (+60%). Total exports of feta in 2011 amounted to 34 thousand tons, which is a 3% increase compared to 2010.

Who is who on the "Lagarde list"

05 November 2012 / 19:11:57  
187 account holders in HSBC bank have stated they are housewives. The lowest is the number of shipowners, hoteliers and publishers.

Greece is once again in the grip of strikes this week

05 November 2012 / 16:11:59  
On Monday, Athens woke up to no underground, urban electric trains, trams and taxis. In addition to public transport staff, journalists in Greece have announced a 24-hour strike as they continue to resist the merger of their health insurance fund and the general body of the National Organisation for Health Care Provision.

November 4th

Comics festival is back again after three years

04 November 2012 / 18:11:16  
The festival will open with an exhibition of Greek comic artists, this year's theme is "Resistance of Materials"

Stournaras warns that rejection of the measures could take Greece out of the euro

04 November 2012 / 15:11:54  
According to SYRIZA, nothing in the draft budget justifies the government's optimism, New Democracy claims that there is no solution outside Europe, Independent Greeks predicts a government collapse