Health Ministry looking to hire 4,000 new staff20 Oct 2014, 12:07 pmThe Health Ministry wants to hire 4,000 permanent staff, including 1,500 state hospital doctors, next year. It made a written request to the Administrative Reform Ministry on Monday as approval is needed before the hirings can be made.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates 26.8 million to social projects20 Oct 2014, 11:55 amThe Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) on Monday announced that it is donating another 26.8 million euros toward 88 culture, education, health, social welfare and sports related projects.
Trial of GD members accused of 2012 attack postponed to April20 Oct 2014, 11:54 amThe trial of two Golden Dawn members, accused of attacking anti-fascist activists in Piraeus two years ago, was due to begin on Monday but has been postponed until April next year.
Greek 5-year yields rise 55 bps to 7.62 pct20 Oct 2014, 11:45 amGerman bunds advanced and Greek securities declined on Monday, extending losses that sparked a sell-off in the periphery last week. Greek five-year yields rose 55 basis points to 7.62 percent, after touching 7.94 percent on Friday, the highest since April.
PASOK objects to plans for changes to public sector wage structure20 Oct 2014, 5:24 amCoalition partner PASOK has reacted to leaks about the new pay structure in the civil service by saying that it has not accepted the changes.
Tide turns in trade between Greece and Japan7 Oct 2014, 11:53 amThe trade balance between Greece and Japan has shifted in the last few years as the drop in domestic demand in Greece and the increase in Greek exports have turned the country from a net importer of Japanese goods to a net exporter to the world’s third-largest economy, according to Japan’s honorary general consul in Thessaloniki, Haris Alexopoulos.
Makri ousted from Independent Greeks as party welcomes independent MP7 Oct 2014, 11:45 amIndependent Greeks deputy Rachil Makri was on Tuesday ousted from the parliamentary group in the wake of an escalating tiff with leader Panos Kammenos and other members of the right-wing, anti-bailout party.
Barclays and OFI Global Asset Management announce the following changes to the Barclays OFI SteelPath Midstream MLP ...6 Oct 2014, 10:44 amBarclays Bank PLC and OFI Global Asset Management, which consists of OppenheimerFunds, Inc. and certain of its advisory subsidiaries, announced today that following th
SYRIZA MPs meet BoG governor in wake of 'bank run' comments25 Sep 2014, 4:52 amA delegation of MPs from leftist SYRIZA met on Thursday with Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras in the wake of comments by the spokesman for New Democracy's parliamentary group, Adonis Georgiadis, according to which a potential rise to power by the leftists would spark a huge bank run.
Police smash Kalashnikov-wielding robbery ring25 Sep 2014, 4:14 amThree members of a violent robbery ring that has wielded Kalashnikov assault rifles in several raids on homes and stores in parts of Attica as well as Thiva and Larissa, have been detained by authorities while police seek to trace their accomplices.