The coronavirus crisis continued to put increasing pressure on the government and the health service over the weekend as 211 more Greeks lost their lives during the 48-hour period after contracting Covid-19.
Greece’s travel balance came to 776.5 million euros in September from 2.67 billion a year ago, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown. This is equal to an decrease of 70.9 percent year-on-year (YoY).
With Greece having completed two weeks of general lockdown and as Covid-19 data continued to cause alarm, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras tabled to Parliament on Friday the final 2021 budget, which was substantially revised from the draft document submitted at the start of October.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, this week in what was his second trip to the UAE in 2020 after an earlier one in March.
Greece’s current account (C/A) balance posted a deficit of 498.8 million in September compared to a surplus of 79.7 million euros in August, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Friday.
The latest report by the European Institute on Gender Equality (EIGE) for 2020 has shown that Greece continues to be at the bottom of the list for 28 EU countries in terms of gender equality.
Donald Trump may not have accepted Joe Biden's victory in the US elections, but the rest of the world is preparing for a change of guard in Washington.