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Greece’s Fraport-managed Airports Get New Websites

German-Greek consortium Fraport Greece has launched websites for the 14 regional airports on the Greek mainland and popular holiday islands that are now under its management. Until now, online information for the majority of the specific airports was provided by the website of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. The new websites contain destination presentations and […]

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Greek, Norwegian scientists recommend more Natura zones

Nineteen percent of the Aegean needs to be slated for protection in order to safeguard the marine environment and biodiversity, a joint Greek-Norwegian research program has concluded after studying human activity in the archipelago and its impact on important ecosystems and endangered species. Greece currently has just two protected marine parks off the coasts of […]


Bid to curb under-the-table payments at state hospitals

The government is examining new ways to crack down on the enduring phenomenon of under-the-table payments, or “fakelakia,” for treatment at public hospitals, Health Minister Andreas Xanthos has told Kathimerini. Authorities are considering two new interventions, Xanthos said, firstly preventing doctors found to have accepted bribes from returning to work and secondly making more effective […]