Total expenditure of households on health care was calculated at 7.4% of the total budget before the crisis. Now there is a decrease in this type of expenditure by individuals and they do not spend more than 6% on health per month. These are the data presented by John Yfantopoulos, Professor of Economics of Health and Social Politics at the University of Athens.
The census of legitimate recipients has revealed the biggest fraud with social benefits. According to the Ministry, after the second round of checking, the number of people who are actually entitled to benefits will drop by half.
Twenty-one facsimiles of the correspondence between the ministers in the first Greek government prove that since its establishment the Greek state has laid its claims for the return of the works of art taken away by Lord Elgin.
The Pan-Hellenic Maritime Federation announced a 48-hour strike requiring re-enforcement of collective labour agreements, keeping the cabotage and wage increases. The government is adamant. Traders in the country do not support their actions either.
CDS market triggering is unprecedented in the history of the euro area. It represents a major milestone for the European Central Bank, but financial experts are adamant that it will not cause havoc on capital markets.