Coalition goes in search of deciding votes for electoral law, prepares more legislationPoliticsGreek Politics
Parliament will be at the heart of political activity in Greece in the coming days as the government continues its effort to garner votes for its proposal to change the electoral system, while preparing a series of other bills as well.
SYRIZA not entirely behind plans for changes to constitution, electoral systemPoliticsGreek Politics
The relatively low turnout for the anti-government protest held in Athens on Wednesday means that internal party issues are coming to the fore again.
Potential changes to constitution and electoral law move onto main agendaPoliticsGreek Politics
The government looks set to present its proposals regarding changes to the Greek constitution in the coming weeks, spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili suggested on Tuesday.
Coalition lines up draft legislation with aim of shifting debate and moodPoliticsGreek Politics
The government is hoping Monday will mark the beginning of its attempt to improve its ratings after a difficult few months during its efforts to conclude the programme review.
Government tables amendments with aim of securing bailout tranche within daysEconomyProgramme
The government tabled in Parliament on Wednesday evening four amendments regarding most, but not all, of the pending prior actions required for the disbursement of the next bailout tranche of 7.5 billion euros.
Coalition prepares final legislation for review, opposition expects no upsets for nowPoliticsGreek Politics
Another week devoted to drafting and voting new legislation awaits the government, which aims to complete the remaining bailout measures ahead of the May 24 Eurogroup.
EU and IMF bailout drafts confirm conditionality as well as differences on primary surplusEconomyProgramme
Two separate draft documents for the conclusion of the ongoing review were published over the weekend in the Greek media that demonstrate broad convergence in the overall conditionality between the eurozone institutions and the International Monetary Fund on the key policy measures and actions.
These are the bailout deliverables expected from Greece in SeptemberEconomyProgramme
Greece’s caretaker cabinet was sworn in on August 28 and on the same day, the European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker sent a letter to the caretaker Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou.
Greek government's proposals to bridge gap with lenders appear to fall shortEconomyProgramme
Along with the letter sent by the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday requesting a new 2-year loan from the ESM and extension of the second bailout programme for a short period, the government sent also a 2-page letter to the heads of the institutions.
Greece prepared to move on pension, labour reforms but details to be decisivePoliticsGreek Politics
A joint statement by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday may prove a pivotal moment in the new government’s relationship with its creditors but still leaves a lot of work to be done in the next few days.