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Final draft issued of master plan for downtown Athens

Final draft issued of master plan for downtown Athens Almost two years after the process started, the final draft of a master plan for downtown Athens was turned over to the Athens Downtown Development Authority this week with little comment from the authority board. Briefly, the plan proposes a host of … Full News here – […]

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General strike hits Greece as unions protest income cuts, plan Athens

General strike hits Greece as unions protest income cuts, plan Athens … ATHENS, Greece – Greek unions have launched an anti-austerity general strike that has halted train and island ferry services while disrupting state hospitals and other public services. Wednesday's 24-hour strike is also causing public transport … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Schaeuble says euro area working on Greek economic action plan

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Greece and other euro-area governments are discussing ways to bundle measures to boost economic growth in the bloc’s most indebted nation. Schaeuble, speaking to reporters in Athens, reiterated Germany’s com… … Full News here – Latest News

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Plan for social dividend to secure healthcare for uninsured citizens

The government has decided to use part of the so-called social dividend – i.e. 525 million euros from Greece’s 2013 primary surplus – to provide a large proportion of uninsured citizens with healthcare coverage. In a meeting on Monday led by Alternate Fin… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/17/2014: Front Page: Sweeping plan on operation of unions

The legal frameworkdictating how labor unions operate is set to undergo a major overhaul following recommendations by Greece’s creditors, though the Labor Ministry has said that it will seek the consent of the General Confederation of Greek Labor on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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HFSF blocks Eurobank’s share capital increase plan

The management of Greece’s bank bailout fund (HFSF) has reacted strongly against Eurobank’s decision to call an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders for a share capital increase based on the existing legal framework. Late on Wednesday the HFSF se… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/12/2014: Front Page: House committee challenges plan to ax state bodies

A parliamentary committee yesterday challenged a government plan to shut down 21 state organizations as part of troika-imposed cost-cutting measures, indicating that some aspects of the legislation violate the Greek Constitution. The objections raised… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Plan for one-day permit process

In an ambitious project aimed at boosting entrepreneurship and investment in Greece that Development Minister Costis Hatzidakis explained on Monday in the presence of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, companies will soon be able to start operating immediate… … Full News here – Latest News

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OSI debt relief plan will not suffice

A number of macroeconomic figures point to output stabilization ahead at the same time the Greek economy rebalances, posting both a primary budget surplus and a current account surplus. However, the huge public debt overhang will continue to undermine gro… … Full News here – Latest News

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2/4/2014: Front Page: Two former ND MPs plan ‘patriotic’ movement

Two former New Democracy MPs, Vyron Polydoras and Christos Zois, are to announce the creation of a new “patriotic” political party this week, it emerged yesterday. Independent MP Vyron Polydoras, a former parliamentary speaker and minister, and ex-ND… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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HFSF confirms Eurobank share increase plan adjustment

The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund confirmed on Tuesday in a statement that the timetable for Eurobank’s share capital increase will have to be changed to factor in the results of the stress test conducted by BlackRock Solutions, thereby dismissing cla… … Full News here – Latest News

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Plan to repair southern Acropolis wall gets green light from KAS

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS), the supreme institutional body for heritage-management in the country, has authorized a study for the restoration of the southern wall of the Acropolis in the heart of Athens after it was partially damaged by heav… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/2/2014: Front Page: Plan in effect to manage toxic hospital waste

An emergency plan for the management of hazardous hospital waste was put into effect over Christmas, Kathimerini understands, in a response by the authorities to the discovery of more than 20 tons of toxic refuse at the Fylis landfill, northwest of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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EAS survival plan provides for split in two

The road map for the streamlining of Hellenic Defense Systems (EAS), as agreed between the government and its creditors, will include 12 points, while creditor representatives will be monitoring the implementation of the plan at every step. Athens is supp… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/31/2013: Front Page: Plan in effect to manage toxic hospital waste

An emergency plan for the management of hazardous hospital waste was put into effect over Christmas, Kathimerini understands, in a response by the authorities to the discovery of more than 20 tons of toxic refuse at the Fylis landfill, northwest of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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