Rival economic plans leave voters unimpressed amid uncertainty over new Covid surgePoliticsGreek Politics
The first polls conducted after government and opposition set out their stalls at the Thessaloniki International Fair give New Democracy and Kyriakos Mitsotakis a slight edge for their pledges on the economy over SYRIZA and Alexis Tsipras.
Food delivery boycott prompts SYRIZA to argue against labour deregulationPoliticsGreek Politics
Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras has seized upon the recent controversy surrounding a popular food delivery platform to highlight what he sees as opportunities for abusive workplace practices offered by the government’s recently enacted labour law.
Tsipras looks for fresh start as Mitsotakis holds election cardsPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras unveiled his own package of proposed voter-friendly measures at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) over the weekend, a week after Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined a set of interventions worth 3.5 billion euros.
SYRIZA sees opportunity in tepid response to govt initiatives, PM's cosseting of right wingPoliticsGreek Politics
SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras is due to take his turn speaking at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) this weekend in what increasingly looks like a pre-cursor to a full-blown election campaign.
ND eyes more tax relief as early elections come into playPoliticsGreek Politics
Despite presenting a package of almost 3.5 billion euros worth of relief measures at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), the government might have more measures in store – only adding to the growing feeling that New Democracy is gearing up for an early election contest.
Opposition questions true scale of PM's handouts, as speculation grows about snap pollsPoliticsGreek Politics
Opposition parties have been picking holes in New Democracy’s economic programme, which Finance Minister Christos Staikouras detailed on Monday following the prime minister’s address at the Thessaloniki International Fair.
Greece to sign augmented defence deal with US, buy more Rafale jetsPoliticsForeign Policy
In a significant development for Greek foreign policy, Athens and Washington look set to renew their Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA).
PM announces extensive measures to build on recovery, counter inflation and put govt on trackPoliticsGreek Politics
Projecting the message that “Greece is changing,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis set out a range of measures at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Saturday that he hopes will allow his government to turn a new page and build new momentum on the road to the next general elections.
ND aiming to sway sceptical young voters despite overall poll dominancePoliticsGreek Politics
A day before Kyriakos Mitsotakis is due to set out his latest policy ideas at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), reports suggest that the package of measures will also include interventions aimed at young Greeks – a constituency of voters that New Democracy seems to be struggling to connect with.
New Covid measures readied as doubts about key cabinet choices rub off on PMPoliticsGreek Politics
The first opinion poll to be published since the recent cabinet reshuffle provides the first indication that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s personal popularity has taken a direct hit for government decisions.