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Could gastronomic tourism be the boost Greece’s economy needs?

Dimitris Palaiogiannis has an aim to educate people around the world that authentic Greek gastronomy goes well beyond the humble souvlaki, moussaka and horiatiki salata. While this may seem fairly …

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Greece exports saffron to China

Nikos Patsiouras, president of the Kozani Saffron Producers Cooperative, told the Athens Macedonian News Agency (ANA) that the first consignment of Greek saffron will be exported to China by the …

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Three successful women inspire us at HACCI’s ‘Women in Leadership’ event

It has been two years since the launch of the inaugural ‘Women in leadership’ event in 2017, and since then HACCI Victoria has not stopped exploring the conscious and unconscious …

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Coalition’s Laboresque Budget paves way for election day

The delivery of the 2019-20 budget by Scott Morrison’s Liberal-National coalition, and the budget-in-reply speech made by Labor leader Bill Shorten have both contributed to setting out some of the …

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How to avoid currency-conversion charges when on holidays

Australian travellers have to pay exorbitant fees when making transactions abroad. Bank charges in currency-conversion fees eat into their travel money, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission finding that …

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Australian Federal budget: Are you a winner or a loser?

“The budget is back in the black and Australia is back on track!” said Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. He then went on to announce the first budget, in more than …

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Wealthiest Greeks make their way onto Forbes World’s Billionaires List

The Forbes World’s Billionaires List is out for 2019 and casts the spotlight on the world’s richest. Once again Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates top the list at the 1st …

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BRIEFS: This was the week that was – from Disney dreams to broken ones!

Acquire Learning collapse examined Crown Resorts director Andrew Demetriou was questioned in court on Wednesday over the $145 million collapse of education group Acquire Learning. The former AFL boss told …

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Two Greek Australians produce their own ouzo in Australia

When 25-year-old Greek Australian Nick Iconomos and his 50-year-old uncle Peter Kozno, decided to produce Greece’s signature drink down under, they never anticipated that within a few months from production, …

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Greek government holds great expectations for Chinese input

Since 2008, the increasingly close ties between Greece and China have caught the attention of the world media and there has been plenty of speculation about where this ‘romance’ is …