Archive for category Economy


By: Kimon Valaskakis Special to the MONTREAL GAZETTE May 30 2014 EUROPE’S ANTI-EU MOOD IS AN OMINOUS SIGN MONTREAL — In the elections for the new European Parliament that concluded last Sunday, a Euroskeptic tsunami swept over the continent. Parties heavily critical of the European Union made major electoral advances, particularly in France, Britain and […]

Online discussions at Athens University of Economics & Business

A series of online lectures – discussions at Athens University of Economics & Business aim to provide the university community and society thoughts and reflections of prominent Greek personalities on the major issues of our time, and their visions for the future. H σειρά διαδικτυακών διαλέξεων – συζητήσεων στο ΟΠΑ αποσκοπεί στο να προσφέρει στην […]

4ο Πανόραμα Επιχειρηματικότητας & Σταδιοδρομίας

4ο Πανόραμα Επιχειρηματικότητας & Σταδιοδρομίας στο Μέγαρο Αθηνών (28-30 Μαρ) Το 4ο Πανόραμα Επιχειρηματικότητας & Σταδιοδρομίας είναι το μεγαλύτερο πολυσυνέδριο σε θέματα επιχειρηματικότητας των νέων και επαγγελματικού προσανατολισμού. Απευθύνεται σε νέους-νέες κυρίως (όχι αποκλειστικά)18-35 ετών, ανεξαρτήτως εκπαιδευτικής κατεύθυνσης. Προγραμματίζεται η συμμετοχή πλέον των 160 διακεκριμένων εισηγητών με τη στήριξη αξιόλογων επιχειρήσεων. Βασικός στόχος του Πανοράματος […]

Greece: Reality where Myth was Born

  The relevant detailed power point presentation is here: PRESENTATION. Now that the Greek Crisis is as it seems coming to an end, it is interesting to highlight some common myths that surrounds Greece and Greeks. The fiscal crisis put Greece in the spot light. It is important to step back and put some things […]

Greeks turn to comedy to make light of their economic tragedies

Helena Smith in Athens The Guardian, Friday 27 December 2013 15.24 EST “Athens witnesses surge in number of comedy sketch shows and musicals as Greeks seek solace from their economic turmoil. Five nights a week, every week, the worn velvet seats of the Bretania theatre heave to the sound of thunderous applause. The man provoking […]

Coca-Cola, Nokia and Delhaize choose Greece

Coca-Cola, Nokia and Delhaize choose Greece for human resource skills November 26, 2013 By Dimitra Manifava and Vangelis Mandravelis “The Coca-Cola Company is planning to establish a Consumer Interaction Center in Athens. The 1-million-euro investment is expected to create between 100 and 150 jobs. It is due to start operating in early 2014 and will […]

Greece Doubles Estimate of 2013 Budget Surplus

World Street Journal (World Edition) By Stelios Bouras and Alkman Granitsas Updated Nov. 21, 2013 8:21 a.m. ET “ATHENS—Greece’s government submitted its 2014 budget to Parliament Thursday, despite not having reached a deal with international budget inspectors over further cutbacks needed for next year. But the spending plan also shows a more robust primary surplus […]

Korres 4 Project

Korres 4 – Automobile Made In Greece   Korres Project 4: The Greek Supercar “Το Made In Greece ιδιοφυές δημιούργημα του Δημήτρη Κορρέ που περνάει ταχύτατα σχεδόν απο παντού, αδιαφορεί για το τερέν και διαθέτει μια ανάρτηση που θα ζήλευαν και οι πιο φτασμένοι κατασκευαστές…” More info at Ένα ελληνικό αυτοκίνητο με αξιώσεις “Το […]

News about ERT

Watch ERT Livestream Bad news as Greece cuts TV lifeline – The Age Australia Greece Shuts Broadcaster in Bid to Show Resolve – NYT Τα γερμανικά ARD και ZDF καταρρίπτουν τον μύθο της «σπάταλης» ΕΡΤ – To Vima / Spiegel Renewed Greek troubles Darkness at midnight – The Economist European Broadcast Union urges Greece to […]

UN Statistics and Figures

The United Nations website has a wealth of statistical information. Here are the population Statistics for Greece (PDF) Visit the UN site for additional information and select country to view from their pull-down menu.