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Archive - Jul 2013

July 23rd

The creative power of the real economy

23 July 2013 / 18:07:54  
The competition "Make Innovation Work" will award 45,000 euro to innovative projects in five areas, including green energy, alternative agriculture, the shipping industry, logistics and healthcare (well-being). The initiative will take place for the second time and will enable new or established companies to apply for funding and for a package of consulting services to realize their business idea.

Three Marfin Bank representatives have been sentenced for the death of the employees caused by the arson of its branch

23 July 2013 / 14:07:10  
The court has found the managing director of the bank and the person in charge of its security guilty. It has sentenced them to 22 years in prison, without acknowledging any extenuating circumstances. The director of the branch has been sentenced to five years and one month.

July 22nd

Preparation is crucial in the fight for a new job

22 July 2013 / 20:07:43  
We have sought Sophie Konstantinidou, human resources management expert at TITAN CEMENT SA, to present to us her viewpoint on tackling the problem as well as to give us some practical advice on what to do during a job interview and what the interviewers expect from a candidate.

A week of protests in Athens

22 July 2013 / 17:07:01  
It began with a meeting and procession of technical school teachers. It is expected that the employees of commercial sites as well as doctors and staff in public hospitals will protest too.

The hunt for the Albanian recidivist continues

22 July 2013 / 15:07:55  
Ilir Koupa, aged 27, is still wanted by the police. Koupa is one of the last surviving or not apprehended criminals from the group of Albanian recidivists, who have been hiding from the authorities since spring, looking for ways to return to their home country.

60.6% of Greeks support the cuts in the public sector

22 July 2013 / 14:07:50  
The polls show changes in the Greek political scene over the last month. The results, however, are quite contradictory.

July 21st

Piraeus Bank will transfer risky loans to Geniki Bank

21 July 2013 / 13:07:26  
The new voluntary redundancy programme was announced; the bank is expected to successfully pass the stress tests required by international creditors