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Archive - May 2014

May 30th

Second life for Greek banks

30 May 2014 / 14:05:56  
The Board of Directors of Eurobank has welcomed its new majority owner, Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings and its director Prem Watsa, Alpha Bank replaced its head after nearly 20 years of governing with Yiannis Kostopoulos and the National Bank of Greece has reported significant profits for the third consecutive year.

How Greeks abroad voted

30 May 2014 / 12:05:10  
The majority of them voted for New Democracy, followed by SYRIZA, the Communist Party, Elia and Stavros Theodorakis’ party.

84% of real estate in Greece is paid in cash

30 May 2014 / 12:05:11  
The buyers are mostly married Greeks, aged between 30 and 50 years, with university education.

May 29th

125,000 tourists per day during the summer in Greece

29 May 2014 / 17:05:54  
The hottest day for air transport dispatchers seems to be 2 August when 760 aircraft will land in Greece with 148,765 tourists on board.

Wine is joy to the heart, but it is becoming increasingly expensive

29 May 2014 / 14:05:53  
According to the analysis contained in the macroeconomic studies of the Central Union of Vine and Wine Producing Cooperatives, the reduced quantities of wine produced will lead to price increases in intermediate trade.

Every one of us behaved like Bai Ganjo at least once in life

29 May 2014 / 13:05:01  
All of us are Bai Ganjo. He has the nature of Bulgarians which is why he is so organic and eternal, as stated by actor Ivaylo Kaloyanchev in an interview for GRReporter.

Gas interconnector Bulgaria-Greece is ready

29 May 2014 / 10:05:57  
The news was announced by the Greek gas-transmission company DESFA, the interconnector will start operating only at the request of the Bulgarian side.