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Archive - 2012

December 13th

Report to Nikos Kazantzakis

13 December 2012 / 18:12:40  
An exhibition to celebrate the 130th anniversary since the birth of the writer was opened in Athens. It will display books, photographs and personal items of the writer.

Only Alpha Bank has chances to remain private

13 December 2012 / 16:12:35  
While private investors are estimating their losses, caused by the reduction of debt burden for the country, the government found out that the buyback will not have the expected effect. The exchange of part of the debt resulted in a 9.5% external debt relief by 2020, which, however, differs from the initial plan.

The new homeless are male, under 55, single or divorced

13 December 2012 / 00:12:17  
According to unofficial data submitted by "Klimaka" organization, the number of homeless people in Greece is 20 thousand and in addition to the lack of housing, their most serious problems are the lack of health services, employment and personal hygiene.

Another increase in the price of electricity by 49%

12 December 2012 / 22:12:52  
Greek media reacted sharply to the news of the dramatic increases in the price of household electricity. The headline of To Vima and Ta Nea newspapers was "DEI goes mad," Naftemporiki called the amount of the increase "surreal" and Mega TV talked about a "proposal-shock."

December 12th

Politicians declare their assets

12 December 2012 / 21:12:42  
The tax returns are for 2010 but they show only their property and do not indicate how they had obtained it.

Greece will celebrate Christmas with bins brimming over with waste

12 December 2012 / 18:12:09  
During the strikes, the administrations of local government organizations will not work. Cleaning workers will be absent from work too and kindergartens and nurseries will remain closed.

Venture capital in Greece relies on certainty

11 December 2012 / 22:12:38  
Investment and growth opportunities were the main topic of the "International venture capital and private equity forum", which took place in Athens. Funding remains a problem and investors are not yet ready to give a chance to young start-ups.