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PM Mitsotakis: VAT reduction, job support, liquidity measures to mitigate Covid-19 fallout; Greece opens to tourism June 15

The government’s plan for the economic repercussions of the coronavirus epidemic will focus on retaining jobs, reducing taxes and supporting businesses, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a televised address on Wednesday. “The pandemic interrupted the country’s impetus at a time when it was entering a phase of growth,” Mitsotakis said, noting that the measures […]

Heightened seismic activity recorded in southern Crete

Heightened seismic activity was recorded over the last few hours in southern Crete. Since 2:00 on Tuesday, when there was a moderate quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale with an epicentre in the sea 77 km south of  seaside village of Arvi and until 8:00, the Geodynamic Institute of Athens has recorded over 10 […]

Greece entering the third stage of the return to the ‘new normality’

Greece is entering the third stage of its return to the “new normality” on Monday, May 18, which includes the re-opening of middle (gymnasiums) and high schools (lyceums), shopping malls and archaeological sites, as well as allowing free travel between regions on the mainland and to the island of Crete. The easing of restrictions will […]