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More Austerity for the Greeks: Parliament Approves Reforms

A highly debated bill was passed in Greek parliament, which includes stringent austerity measures, such as pension cuts and a lower income tax threshold.

Tabled Bill Foresees Athens, Thessaloniki Shops Open Every Sunday

Shops in certain areas of Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus can remain open on all Sundays between May and October, according to a draft law.

Greece Retail Trade Opposed to Sunday Shop Opening

Greece's major retail trade players are expressing their opposition to a recent decision by the government to keep shops open on 30 Sundays a year.

Greece Votes ‘No’ in Bailout Referendum, PM Tsipras Announces Next Move

Over 61 percent of Greeks voted “no” to creditors’ austerity terms in Greece's referendum on Sunday. "Our immediate priority is to restore the banking stability to normality", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a public statement on Sunday night.
Posted On 06 Jul 2015

Aegean Island Authorities Up in Arms over Proposed Tourism Levy, Warn of Action, Repercussions

Local authorities and tourism professionals from the Aegean islands are up in arms over recent leaks that the government is looking into introducing a special tax on tourism.
Posted On 06 May 2015