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COVID-19 forces GACL Antipodean Palette exhibition to go online

Taking into account the restrictions imposed by the current COVID-19 regulations, the Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne (GACL) is going online for its 10th Antipodean Palette 2020 exhibition which promotes …

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Greece will pay for accommodation of COVID-19 infected tourists

Greece’s Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas told the local press that Greece will pay for the accommodation of tourists who test positive for COVID-19 during their visit. Tourists will stay at …

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Professor Sotiris Tsiodras is the first speaker of Greek presidency’s EU talks on pandemic

An initiative of the Greek six-month presidency of the Council of Europe is a series of online discussions, titled “Talking to…”. The purpose of these digital meetings is to bring …

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Greece prepares to ship saffron to China

Greece is about to export its first shipment of red saffron to China over the coming days. Vasilis Mitsopoulos, President of the Kozani Saffron Producers Cooperative, said on Monday that …

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Greece’s tourism sector drops VAT as part of efforts for tourism relief

Greece’s tourism sector, especially places serving food and beverages, are set to get relief with the decision to decrease Value Added Tax (VAT). The conservative New Democracy government of Greece …

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As newsrooms disappear and shrink across Australia, these ‘invisible’ multicultural newspapers are going strong

As News Corp became the latest media company to announce major cuts this year, one part of Australia’s news landscape continues to prove surprisingly resilient. The country’s multicultural newspapers are …

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Vasiliki Liolios, a great educator passes away

The death of Vasiliki (Koula) Liolios has touched not just her family but thousands of Greeks in Melbourne who learnt the Greek language thanks to the efforts of this great …

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Cyprus launches multilingual SMS blitz to prevent migrant arrivals

Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to stop migrants from believing that the island nation is a gateway to the European Union. Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said the …

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The Hellenic spirit of togetherness propels Richmond’s Greek shops

“They say: ‘What part of Greece are you from?’ “I say, Richmond.” Demitri’ s Feast owner, Demitri Karabagias Richmond Greek cafes and restaurants are drawing strength from the loyalty between themselves and that of their customers with a …

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Mobile data shows which European countries took lockdown seriously

A substantial part of humanity is slowly emerging from weeks of lockdown. What we have experienced is truly rare: a real global threat, menacing to all wherever we lived. But …