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OAED records slight rise in unemployment in July

The Greek Manpower Organization (OAED) announced on Thursday a slight rise of 1.84 percent in its unemployment register in July, with figures pointing to 835,282 people, as opposed to 820,156 people the previous month. The report released by the agency sh… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/10/2014: Front Page: Big rise in number of staff sacked for offenses

More than 550 civil servants have lost their jobs this year after being found to have committed criminal or disciplinary offenses, the Administrative Reform Ministry said yesterday. A total of 562 public servants have been fired for these reasons this… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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All airports report a major rise in visitors

The major increase in air arrivals from abroad this year continued in August, provisional data from the country’s airports show, confirming that this will be a record year for Greek tourism. Athens has done especially well, as the increase in foreign visi… … Full News here – Latest News

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Tourism targets rise ever higher

The latest data have allowed the Hellenic Association of Tourism Enterprises (SETE) to raise its target for tourism arrivals and revenues this year higher still. During a meeting with main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras on Monday, SETE representa… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Rise in crashes, fall in deaths

Road accidents in the month of June went up by 4 percent compared to the same period last year, data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) showed yesterday. The same data, however, showed a drop in the number of people who died on the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek stocks post rise of 0.99 percent

The Athens Stock Exchange general index closed 0.99 percent higher on Wednesday, at 1,119.97 points, as turnover totaled 76.4 million euros. Among large-cap shares, Jumbo was the best performer with a rise of 5.35 percent, followed by GEK-Terna, which inc… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek firms see 30 pct rise in PayPal payments from abroad in 2014

The payments that Greek firms received via PayPal increased by 30 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2013, according to new data from the online payment company. Most payments were from North America and Canada (31 percen… … Full News here – Latest News

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Eurozone bonds yields rise on strong data, dulling QE prospects

Eurozone bond yields edged up on Thursday as investors saw better-than-expected economic data as quelling the need for the European Central Bank to loosen monetary policy further. Germany – the bloc’s economic engine room – was set to record the fastest g… … Full News here – Latest News

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4/3/2014: Front Page: Racism is on the rise, NGO network finds

Racially motivated attacks increased in Greece last year, according to the Racist Violence Recording Network, a collection of 30 nongovernmental organizations including the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). According to the network’s annual report, which was… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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4/1/2014: Front Page: EU review points to worrying rise in poverty

Greece saw the biggest rise in the European Union between 2011 and 2012 in terms of the proportion of its population that is at risk of poverty, according to the European Commission’s latest Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review, which was… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Asylum claims rise 21 pct in Greece, 13 pct in EU, in December-January period

New applications for asylum shot up in the one-month period between December and January by 31 percent in the European Union as a whole and by 21 percent in Greece in particular, data published by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has shown. Accor… … Full News here – Latest News

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Catering records rise after three years of fall

The Hellenic Statistical Authority’s turnover index for the accommodation and catering sector showed on Tuesday an increase in 2013 for the first time after three consecutive years of decline, posting 4.8 percent annual growth from 2012. This is yet anoth… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/8/2014: Front Page: New cars on the road rise by 16.6 pct

The rise in the number of new cars on Greece’s roads continued for a second straight month in February, confirming the market’s forecast based on orders made since January. Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed yesterday that 6,644 cars… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Visitors at museums, archaeological sites, on the rise

Greek archaeological sites saw an increase in visitor numbers of 23 percent during the first months of 2013 and a 17.4 percent increase in their receipts compared with the corresponding period in 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority, ELSTAT, announced… … Full News here – Latest News

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Aegean reports first rise in domestic air traffic in four years

Aegean Airlines reported on Wednesday an increase in domestic traffic last month for the first time in four years. Along with its subsidiary Olympic Air, Aegean posted a remarkable 18 percent increase year-on-year from its Athens hub, and a 41 percent ris… … Full News here – Latest News

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