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Archive - May 2013

Greek students raise voice against smoking

31 May 2013 / 21:05:28  
From 2008 to 2012, the consumption of tobacco products fell by 34%. According to experts, this is due mainly to the increase in the price of cigarettes and to the reduced household incomes. However, 35% of Greeks still smoke more than one pack a day.

May 31st

The new debt restructuring will be delayed

31 May 2013 / 20:05:18  
Brussels will discuss a new reduction of the Greek debt as early as April 2014 as stated by Eurogroup’s chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem who, this week, came on an official visit to Athens to examine the situation in the country.

Russia is the energy monopolist in Bulgaria

31 May 2013 / 18:05:24  
The new government will not be able to deal with corruption since it rests on an absurd tacit coalition whereas the prime minister is a hostage to the Attack party as stated by writer Vladimir Levchev in an interview for GRReporter.

Children, be careful with your Facebook contacts

31 May 2013 / 16:05:21  
Greek police have found a girl, aged 13, who had escaped from home to be with her beloved, aged 23. They knew each other only on the social network.

When lights are on

31 May 2013 / 15:05:33  
Today, it is a fact that anyone who can access a computer, video camera and the Internet can make documentaries. The democratization of the genre turns everyone into an artist with a right to raise his or her voice and enables people to show their part of reality.

Tobacco growers enter wholesale

30 May 2013 / 22:05:05  
"Greek society offered as a sacrifice to international corporations" was the slogan that the federation of wholesalers of cigarettes held in front of the building of the Competition Commission this Thursday. In the already relatively calm political and economic waters of Greece, this slogan attracted GRReporter’s attention and we decided to investigate the problem.

May 30th

Rearranging the political puzzle is in the interest of the four parliamentary parties in Bulgaria

30 May 2013 / 20:05:44  
The government has been formed because none of the political parties is interested in new elections as stated by Petar Volgin in an interview for GRReporter.