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  1. Migrant flows to Greek islands continue unabated

    Migrant flows from Turkey to the islands of the eastern Aegean continued unabated this week, with 694 people arriving on the shores of Lesvos, Samos and Chios between early Monday morning and Tuesday afternoon.

  2. New auxiliary pensions from 2021

    Young workers registering with the new capital-building branch of the auxiliary social security fund (ETEAEP) from 2021 will likely be able to choose at what age – between 60 and 70 years old – they want to receive their auxiliary pensions.

  3. Tourism professionals call for long-term strategy and tax cuts

    The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) asked the Tourism Ministry at a meeting on Tuesday for a long-term national strategy aimed at upgrading and further enhancing of the competitiveness of the Greek tourism product, with the cooperation of the public with the private sector.

  4. ND leads by 14.5 pct over SYRIZA in MRB poll

    Ruling New Democracy (ND) leads by a wide margin over main opposition SYRIZA in the first poll conducted by MRB after the national elections earlier this year.

  5. Industry calm over fuel hikes

    The ministries of Energy and Development appear ready to tackle any incidents of profiteering in the fuel trade due to the global rise of rates, while market professionals also sought to downplay concerns about the consequences of geopolitical developments in the Middle East.

  6. ATHEX: Small decline on bourse as turnover drops

    Greece’s bourse index came down from a six-week high to record moderate losses on Tuesday.

  7. ND, SYRIZA making inroads into KINAL territory

    Developments at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) confirmed that Greece’s political landscape is gradually reverting to the traditional bipolar system of yesteryear, a system that came to an abrupt end with the country’s financial meltdown.

  8. Regained credibility

    It is happening sooner than anticipated: Two major Greek companies – namely oil refiner Hellenic Petroleum and OTE telecom – are preparing to borrow hundreds of millions of euros from the markets.

  9. Labor inspectors target under-declared labor

    Greece's Labor Ministry is planning to crack down on employers using old and new tricks in order to dodge inspections and get away with breaking labor regulations. 

  10. Major increase in apparel exports recorded in H1

    Greek apparel exports enjoyed a significant rise of 39 percent in the first half of the year, compared to the same period in 2018, according to data published by the Hellenic Fashion Industry Association (SEPEE).

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