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Racism on the rise in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) called on Australians not to tolerate anti-Asian language or behaviour in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The call comes after …

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Going to school not knowing a word of English

“I will never forget the shock and horror I felt as I realised that the rest of my classmates did not speak Greek.” Those are the words 40-year-old Greek-Australian Elena …

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Revolutionary CAR T-cell therapy for cancer patients available in Greece

The promising CAR T-cell therapy for cancer patients was tried at a Greek public hospital for the first time on 22 January. A patient suffering from a chemoresistant primary mediastinal …

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Greek minimum wage rises and average earnings increase

The economic crisis in Greece saw wages plummet, unemployment spike and a huge brain drain away from the country as professionals sought jobs abroad. A domino of bankruptcies left behind …

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Greek-North Macedonian friction continues to surround Whittlesea Council meetings

There was strife surrounding the Whittlesea Council meeting again on Tuesday night as sixty people squeezed into the council chambers to “support” Mayor Emilia Sterjova. Once again, Mayor Sterjova’s family …

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Sixth-century site finally confirmed as Spain’s first Byzantine monastery

  Objects found at an excavation site near the Spanish town of Elda point to the existence of an Eastern Orthodox monastery dating back to the time of Emperor Justinian …

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Canadian company to open offices in Athens to create 600 jobs

A Canadian company has announced it is expanding its operations in Europe and is to create more than 600 jobs in Athens, a city it says that is one of …

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Hard Rock heads to courts to reverse old Athens airport casino decision

Hard Rock International has filed a pre-trial appeal in Greece against the decision by the Hellenic Gaming Commission (HGC) to grant the initial rights to develop a casino resort in …

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Greek company develops cheap system to test offshore wind power

A Greek innovation is offering huge savings in the offshore wind energy field and has received a European Commission award a two million euro funding grant. The Floatmast, a floating …

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Greek migrants’ reunion to wake up “fresh off the boat” memories

Almost 70 years ago, in 1952, a bilateral agreement signed between Greece and Australia changed the future of many families and helped shape multicultural Australia as we know it today. …