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Public medical centers keeping up despite shortages

Despite having just 1,050 doctors, medical centers belonging to Greece’s public health system (PEDY) saw more than 200,000 regular and emergency patients, made over 3,500 house calls and issued some 27,500 prescriptions in the month of November, a regiona… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public sector union holds work stoppage, demo

Greece’s public sector union ADEDY has called a three-hour work stoppage across Attica, from noon Wednesday, demanding the rehiring of dismissed public sector workers and the abolition of a mobility scheme mandated by the country’s foreign creditors. The … … Full News here – Latest News

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11/3/2014: Front Page: Public wage discrepancies abound

As the government attempts to revise a unified pay structure for civil servants in a bid to iron out differences without increasing spending, a study of the new scheme reveals that discrepancies still abound, with employees in certain parts of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/30/2014: Front Page: Public sector reorganization gets under way

New organizational charts were rolled out in Greece’s public administration with the aim of reducing the number of top-level civil servants and saving taxpayers more than 10 million euros per year. According to the Administrative Reform Ministry, the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Public sector reorganization gets under way

New organizational charts were rolled out in Greece’s public administration with the aim of reducing the number of top-level civil servants and saving taxpayers more than 10 million euros per year. According to the Administrative Reform Ministry, the civi… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public order minister to seek US help on intelligence

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias is expected to seek closer cooperation with the US on fighting terrorism and dealing with irregular immigration when he travels to Washington next Friday for a week of meetings with American officials. Ministry sour… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens ice rink open to the public

Athens ice rink open to the public Public ice skating sessions are now being offered at the new Athens ice rink located at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. The new rink has recently been renovated and expanded to a 17,000 square foot NHL-regulation sized rink, which also hosts the … Full News here – Read […]

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Minister calls on Tsipras to clarify position on public sector checks

Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras to publicly state his position on the government’s efforts to review public sector contracts and root out civil servants who were hired illegally. SYRIZA argues that… … Full News here – Latest News

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Reorganization of public sector to save 11 mln euros

Taxpayers will save almost 11 million euros a year as a result of a reorganization of Greece’s public administration, which is due to take place before the end of the year, Kathimerini has learned. The public sector is due to start implementing on Novembe… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/1/2014: Front Page: Traveling on public transport gets cheaper

Commuters will pay 20 cents less for tickets allowing them to use all modes of public transportation in Athens as of today, though they will be valid for 70 minutes rather than 90 as was the case previously. The new ticket, priced at 1.20 euros,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Traveling on public transport in Athens gets cheaper

Commuters will pay 20 cents less for tickets allowing them to use all modes of public transportation in Athens as of Monday, though they will be valid for 70 minutes rather than 90 as was the case previously. The new ticket, priced at 1.20 euros, allows p… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public officials expect Thessaloniki metro project to finish in 2018

The construction of the Thessaloniki metro is likely to be completed by 2018, according to the government’s public works general secretary, Stratos Simopoulos. “Work on the Thessaloniki metro is now progressing satisfactorily,” he said. “I do not want to … … Full News here – Latest News

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8/21/2014: Front Page: Public works near completion

Eight public works projects, including the completion of a new stretch of highway at the notorious Maliakos Gulf in central Greece, are due to be completed by the end of the year Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis has told Kathimerini,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Cine hosts documentary on public education

Cine hosts documentary on public education Charities benefitting from ticket sales include: Athens Land Trust; Athens Peer Court; Athens Tutorial Program; AthFest Educates; Awesome Clubhouse @ La Escuelita; Books For Keeps; Boys and Girls Club; Chess and Community; Children First; Clarke … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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8/6/2014: Front Page: Rule restricts public access to Attica parks

In a surprise decision, authorities have banned access to the planted areas of Pedion tou Areos, one of the country’s largest public parks, and other green spaces in Athens. According to a recent decision published by regional authorities, responsible… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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