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Passenger ship operators call on seamen’s union to cancel rolling strikes

Passenger ship operators call on seamen’s union to cancel rolling strikes

The Association of Passenger Ship Operators called on the Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) on Wednesday to suspend their two 48-hour rolling strikes, saying they are creating serious problems in the transport of passengers and freight to and from the islands.

The two strikes started on Tuesday morning and will end at

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Greek stocks ended flat on Wednesday

Greek stocks ended flat on Wednesday

Greek stocks ended flat in the Athens Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with the general index of the market rising 0.04 pct to end at 789.08 points, ending a two-day decline. The index surpassed the 800-point level during the session. The Large Cap index fell 0.04 pct and the Mid Cap index rose 1.33 pct. Turnover was a

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Greek museums mark International Museums Day with free entrance and events

Greek museums mark International Museums Day with free entrance and events

Entrance to all museums in Greece will be free of charge on Thursday (May 18) as they celebrate the International Museums Day, with several events planned for visitors. The theme chosen for 2017 is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.

For the day, the Acropolis Museum will exhibit for

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Greek museums mark International Museums Day with free entrance and events

Greek museums mark International Museums Day with free entrance and events

Entrance to all museums in Greece will be free of charge on Thursday (May 18) as they celebrate the International Museums Day, with several events planned for visitors. The theme chosen for 2017 is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.

For the day, the Acropolis Museum will exhibit for

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Fifteen suspects arrested, drugs seized in ongoing police operation in northern Greece

Fifteen suspects arrested, drugs seized in ongoing police operation in northern Greece

Police arrested 15 people and seized drugs and guns in northern Greece as part of an ongoing operation to dismantle a large criminal gang that imported drugs from Bulgaria and sold them to various regions of the country.

Authorities said fourteen of those arrested in Serres, Thessaloniki, Katerini and Trikala are Greek

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Commission sends additional formal notice to Greece to comply with late payments directive

Commission sends additional formal notice to Greece to comply with late payments directive

The European Commission on Wednesday decided to send an additional letter of formal notice to Greece regarding their national rules on late payments, which the Commission considers breach EU Directives on combating late payments in commercial transactions (Directive 2000/35/EC as amended by Directive 2011/7/EU).

The

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Study: Greek shadow economy at roughly 25 pct of official GDP

Study: Greek shadow economy at roughly 25 pct of official GDP

The size of Greece’s unofficial cash economy – where transactions take place below the radar of the country’s tax authorities – is estimated to be about one quarter of the country’s official GDP and rising, according to University of Macedonia Prof. Vassilis Vlachos.

Presenting the results of the ongoing “Thales” survey during a press conference on

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Serres to host Black Sea and Balkan countries’ cooperation forum

Serres to host Black Sea and Balkan countries’ cooperation forum

The first forum for the cooperation of Balkan and Black Sea countries will be hosted in the northeastern Greek city of Serres on May 25-26. The city hopes the forum will mark the start of an institution that will serve as a tool for the efforts of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) organisation to promote

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