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Archive - Oct 2010

October 28th

Athens Xclusive Designers Week, Spring-Summer 2011

28 October 2010 / 14:10:07  
Athens Xclusive Designers Week was opened for the eighth consecutive year in Athens. Now like previous years, the international fashion week, held from 23rd to 26th of October, presented important names from the world and Greek fashion. The Athens Xclusive Designers Week podium excited the residents and guests of the capital with the latest design trends for the 2011 spring-summer season. The event did not escape the lens of GRReporter. The media found a front row for the presentation of Christine & Joe’s collection.

Olympiakos with a loss from Bamberg

28 October 2010 / 13:10:04  
Olympiakos basketball players prove weaker than their German opponent Bamberg and lost in Germany 61-73. The last evening performance of the white-reds showed they will have to work harder if they want to improve their team’s image. They will have to work harder and if they want to improve their position for the second round of the Euroleague. Something they could not do in Bamberg.

Employees in the field of culture want new permanent appointments and closed the Archaeological Museum

28 October 2010 / 12:10:43  
The 24-hour strike of the temporary employees at the Ministry of Culture continues second week in a row. Yesterday permanent employees joined their colleagues to support them and closed major museums and archeological sites in the country till 12’oclock at noon. The strike involved archaeologists, restorers, technicians, security guards, receptionists and labourers.

October 27th

Greece’s wastefulness revealed by George Provopoulos

27 October 2010 / 14:10:22  
For the first time a state banker describes as merciless technocrat how generously the state mechanism have been spending billions of euros

Papandreou’s election appeal bristled up international markets again

27 October 2010 / 10:10:15  
The staged TV interview of the Prime Minister shot the spreads to more than 730 points, while the opposition accused him of political blackmail. "Antonis Samaras is no alternative for the country," insists the Honorary President of New Democracy Konstantinos Mitsotakis

Entrepreneurs find the Greek market limited and seek salvation abroad

27 October 2010 / 09:10:34  
Greece is trying to find a way today more than ever to change the local economy to get out of the financial crisis morass. Private Equity Forum 2010 finds the solution in new technologies, food industry, power energy, shipping and accounting investments.

October 26th

Transparency International: Only fight against corruption will take Greece out of the crisis and will attract investors

26 October 2010 / 17:10:08  
Greece has the lowest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) of 3.5 (maximum of 10 points) among European countries according to Transparency International. This ranks it 78 of 178 countries and last among European countries. Bulgaria (3.6 points), Romania (3.7 points) and Turkey (4.4 points) surpass Greece.