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Greek Shipping Minister Tables Broad Draft Bill in Parliament

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis has tabled a comprehensive draft bill in parliament covering shipping, ports, marine tourism, island policy and safety at sea.

Greece Receives €180m Loan for Kastelli Airport Project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a 180-million-euro loan to Greece for the construction of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

EIB Pledges Fresh Funding for Priority Projects in Greece

Priority projects in Greece focusing on energy, climate change, competitiveness and innovation will now have access to fresh European Investment Bank (EIB) support.

Greece Casino: Hard Rock Not Going Down without a Fight

Hard Rock International believes it was wrongly excluded from Greece's bidding process for the operation of a casino resort in Hellinikon and announced that it will take the necessary actions.

Mitsotakis: Stability in Greece Key to Attracting Investments

Now is the best time to invest in Greece, the country's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during the 30th Greek Economic Summit.

Shipping Ministry – Greek Development Bank Explore Ways to Boost lsland Entrepreneurship

Ways to boost island entrepreneurship topped the agenda of talks between the shipping ministry and the Greek Development Bank.

Parnitha Casino Marousi Move Up for Public Consultation

An environmental impact study for the relocation of the Parnitha Casino to the northern Athens suburb of Marousi has opened for public consultation.

Hellinikon Casino Tender Closer to Finalization

Greece’s gaming commission is proceeding to the next phase of procedures for the 30-year license to operate an integrated resort and casino at Hellinikon.

EBRD ‘Green Funding’ to Back Hellinikon Project

The EBRD will invest 22.7 million euros in the share capital increase of Lamda Development, the company behind the 'Hellinikon' venture.

Greek Investments Minister Says Works on Hellinikon to Start ‘As Planned’ in 2020

The Hellinikon project will move ahead as planned despite the recent delays, according to Greek Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Greece Casino Competition Marred by Conflict

A tender for the 30-year license to operate an integrated resort and casino in Hellinikon, has run into another glitch, with one of the two bidders claiming it has been excluded from the game.

Greece Prepares for Transition to Green Economy with Incentives

The Greek government is planning to introduce incentives for the support of environmentally-friendly investments.

Lamda Releases Details on Development, Financing of Hellinikon Project

Lamda Development, the consortium behind the Hellinikon venture in Greece, released details on the much-awaited project in a report for its investors.

Greece Returns to List of ‘Marketable Risk’ Countries on Jan. 1

Greece will return on January 1, 2020, to the list of “marketable risk” countries for short-term export credit insurance.

Greece Among Top 10 Best Countries in Europe to Retire

Greece is among the top 10 best countries in Europe to retire, according to a study released by Blacktower Financial Management Group.

SEV: Doing Business in Greece Still Tough

The ease of doing business in Greece is improving but at a very slow pace and with inadequate steps, according to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

China’s Fosun Acquires Thomas Cook for $14.2m

Chinese conglomerate Fosun said it would be purchasing Thomas Cook for $14.2 million, weeks after the travel giant collapsed leaving thousands of holidaymakers stranded.

Radisson Reveals Plans to Expand in Greek Hotel Market

Radisson Hotel Group has revealed plans to expand in Greece's hotel market in destinations such as Athens, Thessaloniki and Patra.

Greece Revises Rules to Offer Strategic Investment ‘Flexibility’

Τhe Greek government has announced plans to make investment procedures simpler and more flexible in order to attract foreign direct investment.

Greek Shipping Striving to Meet UN 2030 Sustainability Agenda

The Greek Shipping Ministry is aiming to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by focusing on quality education, tapping into innovation and protecting the marine environment.