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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Pension rises approved as public opinion teeters ahead of election year

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Yet another poll published this week has shown some erosion in the support for New Democracy and points to some potentially worrying underlying trends for the government, which passed on Thursday the latest pension-related legislation that will lead to many retirees seeing a nominal increase in their retirement package next year, ahead of the general elections.

  • Relief measures being lined up, but PM's eye also on reforms rollout

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Although most of the focus will fall on what measures the government plans to unveil in the autumn to combat the cost-of-living crisis, reports suggest that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is also keen to promote his administration’s reformist credentials between now and the end of the year.

  • Photo by EC - Audiovisual Service Imminent end for enhanced surveillance offers boost to beleaguered govt

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    Amid the incessant pressure it is facing on many fronts, led by the cost-of-living, budgetary constraints and the pandemic, there is a potential bright spot for the government in terms of a timely exit from the enhanced surveillance setup this summer.

  • Tsipras berates govt over treatment of pensioners

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    Alexis Tsipras attempted to connect with pensioners on Friday – an electoral group with which his SYRIZA party has limited appeal, but which the opposition leader seems to believe he can entice given the current concerns about the cost of living.

  • Photo by MacroPolis New cabinet meets with focus on fire fallout, policy roadmap

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    Kyriakos Mitsotakis presided over the first meeting of his new cabinet on Thursday, although the gathering was overshadowed by ongoing search for someone to head the Civil Protection Ministry after a botched attempt to create the new government department earlier in the week.

  • Photo by Gerasimos Domenikos/Fosphotos Government compromises on 2 pct rise for minimum wage

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    It was confirmed at a cabinet meeting on Monday that the minimum wage will rise by 2 pct, a symbolic increase that is the result of the government’s unwillingness to leave salaries unchanged but also its desire not to come into conflict with business owners who are being tested by the pandemic.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Growing Covid threat foils government's attempt to look ahead

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government’s efforts to look ahead to the second half of its four-year term and the recovery from the pandemic appear to be losing traction by the day as the coronavirus becomes an ever more dominant part of the daily political agenda in Greece.

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