Tag: 2019

greek exports

Greek exports to world on record high

Greek exports recorded a new historic record in 2019 according to an announcement by the Panhellenic Exporters’ Association and the Center for Export Research and Studies. Greece’s export performance to the EU…

37th Athens Authentic Marathon

A record 60,000 athletes participate in Athens Marathon

Organisers of the 37th Athens Authentic Marathon announced that a total of 60,000 runners from Greece and abroad have registered so far to run in the event on November 10. The announcement…

Greece Summer Memories of 2019 6

Greece Summer Memories of 2019

Just like that 92 days of Summer in Greece for 2019 are over. But the days haven’t been marked off the calendar without having created endless memories that will forever be cherished…

TAMTA SNIK

TAMTA and SNIK release summer single “Señorita”

It’s already crazily hot this summer in Greece and just to add to it, TAMTA has released a new single titled ‘Señorita‘, featuring Greek rapper SNIK. After ‘Señorita’ was first performed at the…

Greek PM honours Labour Day 10

Greek PM honours Labour Day

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid homage to International Labour Day on Wednesday 1 May, referring to the importance of labour protections and the fact that 2019 was the first anniversary “after…

Patmos island takes off with seaplanes this summer 12

Patmos island takes off with seaplanes this summer

Hellenic Seaplanes President and CEO Nikos Charalambous, announced on Wednesday that the first seaplanes are expected to take off from the waterways of Patmos island in July 2019. Charalambous made the announcement…

IMF predicts accelerated growth and job creation in 2019 16

IMF predicts accelerated growth and job creation in 2019

The IMF released its first post-programme monitoring report which forecast the acceleration of growth and job creation in Greece for 2019, while public sector financing needs remain manageable. The report monitored the…

Miltos Tentoglou wins gold at the European Indoor Championships 18

Miltos Tentoglou wins gold at the European Indoor Championships

Congratulations to Greek athlete Miltos Tentoglou, who won the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow, on Sunday. Not only did the twenty-year-old superstar win gold, his jump of 8.38m is the world best performance in…

Primary surplus for 2018 Greek State budget 20

Primary surplus for 2018 Greek State budget

Greece’s Finance Ministry released a report on Monday showing the state budget had recorded primary surplus of 3.162 billion euros in 2018, down from a budget target for a surplus of 3.604…

Greek minimum wage to see increase in 2019 22

Greek minimum wage to see increase in 2019

The Tsipras government plans to increase the Greek minimum wage in the New Year as part of its series of measures aiming to boost the income of Greek citizens. Government spokesman Dimitris…

2019, a landmark year for Greece says Greek PM 24

2019, a landmark year for Greece says Greek PM

Greece’s Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras claimed 2019 will be a landmark year for the country starting with a great economic and social recovery after more than a decade of suffering the consequences…

Greek Parliament barely approves Tsipras Budget 28

Greek Parliament barely approves Tsipras Budget

Greek Parliament approved on Tuesday night the 2019 draft budget submitted by the Tsipras government. With a total of 297 deputies present at the roll call vote, the budget was passed with…

Greek government welcomes constitutional changes by FYROM 30

Greek government welcomes constitutional changes by FYROM

The constitutional amendments made by FYROM on Wednesday have met with approval in Athens. According to Greek government sources, changes made in the Skopje parliament by Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)…

Greek government tries hard to avoid pension cuts 32

Greek government tries hard to avoid pension cuts

In it’s draft budget for 2019 the Greek government is offering alternatives in a desperate bid to avoid controversial pension cuts previoulsy ordered by the European Commision. According to European sources both…

World Famous Comedie-Francaise to perform in Greece 34

World Famous Comedie-Francaise to perform in Greece

Athens and Epidaurus Festival organisers announced the participation of Comedie-Francaise, one of the most famous and oldest active theatre companies worldwide, who will perform for the first time ever next summer in…