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Archive - Jul 2012

July 24th

The Greek Olympic team is preparing to conquer London

24 July 2012 / 21:07:41  
Six "gold" Greek athletes talk about sports and the Olympics just before the biggest sporting event of the year in London.

July 24th

The Troika does not agree to concessions

24 July 2012 / 19:07:01  
Two elections this year have derailed the reform agenda in the domestic economy. Most probably, this will be the main reason for the delayed payment of the next tranche in September, amounting to 31 billion euro.

Black market trade in Greece with an annual turnover of 20 billion euro

24 July 2012 / 17:07:09  
Losses to the state amount to 8 billion euro, said for GRReporter President of the Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Vassilis Korkidis

The strike in Aspropyrgos is spreading to other sectors as well

24 July 2012 / 16:07:50  
And while the struggle between management and trade unionists in Greek Steelworks SA is continuing, the Union of Civil Servants (ADEDY) has also risen up, followed by the Greek Federation of Bank Employee Unions. They are worried that the reform in the financial sector will cost them their jobs.

The Templar Castle in "captivity" of the guards, because of unpaid benefits

23 July 2012 / 22:07:40  
Travel agents in Rhodes managed to trigger the bureaucracy machine in the Ministries of Culture and Finance to pay legally the allowances of civil servants who are insured by private entrepreneurs.

Foreign investors are targeting Greek real estate

23 July 2012 / 21:07:26  
"After the elections, there is a particular interest in real estate and holiday villas in Greece. There are Greeks among the investors, but quite a lot more are foreigners. Business buildings and vacant hotel complexes are another type of property that attracts high interest", said for GRReporter President of the Federation of real estate agents Ioannis Revitis.

July 23rd

100 million dollars investments from the Greek Diaspora

23 July 2012 / 17:07:23  
This is the initial capital with which the fund Hellenic Initiative is starting. Its aim is to attract large amounts of foreign direct investments in Greece in the coming years. The idea for its creation comes from Andrew Liveris, President and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company.