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Economy minister signs 3-year deal on tourism in Beijing

Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis signed a three-year deal with China’s national tourism administration to promote tourism between the two countries that includes introducing direct flights between Athens and Beijing, during a Greek-Chinese business forum on shipping on Monday.

Stathakis is in China as part of the Greek delegation headed by Prime

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Greek stocks end week 1.87 pct higher

Greek stocks ended the last trading session of the week slightly higher, extending an upward trend for the fourth successive session in the Athens Stock Exchange. Bank shares remained under pressure. The composite index of the market rose 0.49 pct to end at 544.76 points, off the day’s highs of 551.56 points. The index ended the week with a net g

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PM Tsipras to sign joint statement upgrading strategic partnership with China while in Beijing

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang are to sign a joint statement proclaiming an upgrade and extension of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Greece and China first launched in 2006 when they meet in Beijing next week, sources said on Friday.

Tsipras and a large Greek delegation were scheduled to depart

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More than 15,500 asylum seekers pre-registered in mainland Greece

More than 15,500 people residing in open temporary accommodation centers in mainland Greece have been pre-registered since the program was launched on June 8 by the Greek Asylum Service, with the support of UN’s Refugee Agency, the organization’s spokesperson William Spindler said on Friday in a press conference at the Palais des Nations, in Gen

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Government bill on electoral law revision posted for public consultation

The government’s draft bill that changes the electoral law by establishing proportionate representation and eliminating the 50-seat bonus to the first party and lowering the voting age to 17 years was posted for public consultation on Friday.

The bill drafted by the interior ministry maintains the 3 pct as a threshold for a party’s entry in p

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Agreement with Cosco only the head of the dragon, says Chinese envoy to Greece Zou Xiaoli

"The agreement with Cosco is only the head of the dragon. The hands, the feet and the body will follow" said Chinese ambassador to Greece Zou Xiaoli speaking to ANA on Sunday.

The Chinese envoy underlined that "the importance of Cosco project for Piraeus port does not only refer to the Greek-Chinese cooperation in the port but is also a symbol of

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Informatics and Technology the oxygen of the economy, says PM Tsipras during his visit to Huawei group

The Greek government invests significantly, for the first time, in the sector of Informatics and Technology because this is the oxygen of the economy, stated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his visit to the headquarters of Huawei in Beijing.

Tsipras who is paying an official visit to China, on Sunday was toured by the heads of the Chinese

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