ND feeling fiscal pressure as row over media handouts rumbles onPoliticsGreek Politics
The latest macroeconomic data has highlighted the fiscal pressure that is mounting on Greece’s centre-right government, especially as it hopes to return to its programme of tax cuts later this year.
Pressure grows for transparency on ND's media handouts as PM outlines investment goalsPoliticsGreek Politics
The question of how the pandemic communications budget was distributed continues to dog Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s government, as the voices calling for full transparency are intensifying.
Reshuffle back on the cards as PM unveils plans for Greek industryPoliticsGreek Politics
The government appears to be moving towards a limited reshuffle, as the lifting of the lockdown nears its completion.
PM declares tourism season open, rules out new lockdownPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece is gradually reopening to the world from Monday, aiming to attract as many tourists as possible while preventing any major coronavirus outbreak in the country.
Leaders clash over economy as PM looks on bright side of Eurogroup assessmentPoliticsGreek Politics
As it has been for the past few weeks, the economy proved to be the main political battleground on Friday, when Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and opposition leader Alexis Tsipras battled it out in Parliament.
EU funds seen as cushioning Covid-19 impact, giving govt fiscal spacePoliticsGreek Politics
Greece took another step towards normality on Monday as primary schools reopened along with a range of business, including hotels and catering firms, as the number of deaths from the coronavirus reached 177.
Govt pushes tourism message, digests EU stimulus proposalPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government, which stands to gain up to 32 billion euros in grants and loans from the Recovery Fund proposed by the European Commission, continues to keep the re-opening of the tourism sector at the top of the its agenda.
Govt and opposition stake out positions on pandemic impact measuresPoliticsGreek Politics
As Greece gradually lifts its emergency measures, the main political parties are using the opportunity to clarify their positions on several key issues to do with managing the pandemic and its aftermath.
Opposition picks holes in latest measures to mitigate economic impact from pandemicPoliticsGreek Politics
Opposition parties have criticised the government’s latest package of measures to support the economy, suggesting that it is too weak an intervention and will lead to wage cuts for many employees.
Govt lays out recovery plan to October, launches tourism roadmapPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government presented on Wednesday the components of its support package for cushioning the economic impact of the first wave of the pandemic and laying the groundwork for an autumn recovery, in a briefing which covered fiscal measures, investment and employment.