Election promises mark start of new financial year

Dr Nick Economou looks at the political implications of the introduction of tax cuts and of a new industrial relations program on 1 July.


Free wireless in the Gazi district

The suburb of Gazi will be the fourth area of Athens that enjoys free wireless internet as a result of a Greek government initiative.


Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Cats’ makes Larnaca Festival

The London production of ‘Cats’ by Andrew Lloyd Webber is part of the 2009 Larnaca Festival program.


SAE Youth Network global initiative for return of Parthenon Marbles

The Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE) has announced that SAE Youth Network will be undertaking an international campaign to promote the return of the Parthenon Marbles in December.


Minister: Let’s talk labour market reforms

The announcement of a process to bring about labour market reforms in Greece has drawn a strong response from Greek labour unions.



Souflias: home owners to pay to sanction illegally enclosed spaces

Two billion euros will be raised by the proposal to allow property owners to pay a fee to legalise their illegal enclosure of balconies.


Four glittering days of Greek Film in LA

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival has dazzled with its offering of a veritable smorgasbord of films by Greek film makers.


First week of conference has mixed program of speakers

The first week of the International Conference on Greek Research at Flinders University covered the Hellenic diaspora and Cyprus as part of its public program.


Nine geological wonders of Pindos

Nine geological features of the Pindos Mountains


New tourist ticket for Athens

A new three day public transport pass has been introduced in Athens to encourage tourists to use the public transport system.