Category: society


Greek real estate market shows signs of recovery, RE/MAX survey

The Greek real estate market has begun showing signs of recovery, leaving the worst of the crisis behind, as citizens are increasingly showing more confidence in the real estate market – once the steam engine of the economy – RE/MAX Greece said in a nationwide rental survey released on Tuesday. The survey showed that rental […]

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Expert says there was time to evacuate Mati

A study presented on Wednesday on eastern Attica’s deadly wildfires in July found that the hour and a half between when the blaze started on the slopes of Mount Penteli and when it reached Mati on the coast was ample to order the residents of the seaside town to go down to the seashore in […]

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Schools open for the new school year throughout Greece on Tuesday

Schools throughout Greece opened for the first day on Tuesday, as they do every year on September 11. The first day normally ended early, being devoted to a start-of-year assembly, assignment to classes and the distribution of text books, with the school year getting into full swing from Wednesday onward. Commuters should prepare for busier […]

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PNO suspends seamen’s strike

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) suspended its strike on Tuesday after a new proposal from ship owners for a 2 pct pay rise in the collective labour agreements for both ferry ship crews and tourist ship crews in 2018. PNO has been on strike since Monday, after rejecting the ferry ship owners’ proposal for a […]

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Tax inspections on popular Mykonos island lead to shutdowns

Intensive inspections are in full progress around the most popular Greek destinations by tax authorities, particularly on the island of Mykonos, in the framework of a so-called “Triaena” (“Trident”) operation. According to information, tax inspectors found two POS machines linked to Switzerland in the Louis Vuitton store in Mykonos and another one in the same […]

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