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Archive - Jan 2012

January 30th

Insurance companies have found a way to cope with the damages caused by PSI

30 January 2012 / 14:01:47  
In the last two years, they gradually repaid the damages from the devaluation of the Greek bonds, some sold many of the bonds they were holding, others increased their capitalization dramatically.

January 29th

live Greece is tenacious when it comes to the salaries and the budget commissioner

29 January 2012 / 21:01:38  
The country is ready after all to privatize some enterprises and also to create some off-shore areas in order to attract investments. None of the three party leaders, however, who stand behind the government of Lucas Papademos, is optimistic that this will do the "trick" before the supervisory Troika.

live Greek political leaders do not agree to the suggestions of the Troika

29 January 2012 / 13:01:06  
In the country there is no consensus upon the terms for the new rescue package of 130 billion euro, the government is discussing the possibilities for unilateral change (unilateral action) of the bonds maturing on 20th March and is preparing for a partial bankruptcy

January 28th

Preservation is the key word in the beginning of February

28 January 2012 / 17:01:15  
It is not always that someone's cry for help deserves to be heard, we apply a filter "this one yes, that one no"

Creditors finally pushed Greece to the wall to make reforms

28 January 2012 / 14:01:15  
A sharp reduction in the private sector wages to the levels of Spain and Portugal, the dismissal of 150,000 employees in the public sector and shrinking of the pensions and social security was what the supervisory Troika requested before negotiating for the new rescue package of 130 billion euro

Vegetables of Thebes are still clean, but plants continue to pollute Asopos

27 January 2012 / 23:01:52  
Only 30% of the plants in this area comply with the requirements for the discharge of wastewater into the Asopos River.

Eternity and Theo Angelopoulos

27 January 2012 / 22:01:48  
Thousands of relatives and friends said goodbye to the great filmmaker on the very day he was due to shoot a symbolic funeral for his latest film The Other Sea.