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Greece 2021: Hellenic diaspora urged to honour Greece’s 200 years of independence

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Konstantinos Vlasis and Chair of ‘Greece 2021’ committee, Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki issued a joint statement urging Greek Diaspora to participate in the bicentennial Greece 1821-2021 commemorations. …

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Greek-Australian scientist is confident that an Anti-Covid drug will be ready by the end of the year

In the absence of a vaccine, one of the key immediate research areas in Australia and worldwide is identifying drugs already in use, with potential antiviral effects to protect us …

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Greece asks for taxpayers’ foreign tax number; Greek expats wonder what this means

Up until today, foreign residents who filed taxes in another country and Greece did not have to disclose their overseas tax file number to the Greek tax authority. Hence, the …

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Papastergiadis to address to Delphi Economic Forum on Thursday evening online

COVID-19 got in the way of Bill Papastergiadis addressing the Delphi Economic Forum directly in Greece but as with the most of the world, life carries on electronically and the …

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How to transfer your property in Greece to your children

As younger generations of Greek Australians visit Greece more frequently, their parents and grandparents are looking for the best legal avenues to transfer all kinds of property in the motherland …

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Coronavirus and military obligations: Regulations for Greeks abroad

The Ministry of National Defence is making exceptions to the current legislation concerning military service issues, in order to deal with problems of Greeks abroad that have arisen due to …

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Greek taxpayers with assets abroad ‘scrutinised’ by the Greek government

The Greek Finance Ministry is putting Greeks abroad through the ‘sieve’ in this year’s tax returns. Specifically, Code 029-030 of E1 of the income tax return includes the question: “Do …

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Dimitri Alexopoulos honoured for his services to the Greek community

Dimitri Alexopoulos was honoured for his services to the Greek community especially the Arcadian element which he has served from various positions. For years he has been the president of …

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Merimna’s “Everyday Essentials for Families in Need” campaign continues helping Greeks in need

The Merimna Pontion Kyrion of Oceania continues their “Everyday Essentials for Families in Need” campaign, with another dispatch due 20 June from the Papaefstratiou building. The campaign started 10 April …

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Archbishop of America condemns the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America has commented on the death of American citizen George Floyd last Monday, 25 May in Minneapolis. Mr Floyd died after being wrongfully restrained and pinned down by …