Lenders appear at ease with Tsipras pledges, cautious on pension cutsEconomyProgramme
The institutions have begun poring over Greece’s budget execution data as part of the first post-programme inspection, which will also include a close look at the pledges made by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH).
Tsipras pledges array of tax cuts, hopes for break on pensionsPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras did not spring any surprises during his speech at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday, when he made a range of promises, particularly regarding his government’s fiscal plans, that were largely within the expectations that had been cultivated in previous weeks.
SYRIZA and ND go head-to-head over promises to lighten tax burdenPoliticsGreek Politics
As the inauguration of the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday approaches, the competition between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to win over voters with their pledges is heating up.
Tsipras and Mitsotakis gear up for economy pledges, with eyes on fiscal targetsPoliticsGreek Politics
As Alexis Tsipras finalises his speech for the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday, his government is fending off accusations that the prime minister is preparing to make pre-election handouts and insists that any pledges made will be within the fiscal targets Greece has agreed with its lenders.
Mitsotakis plans cuts to pension contributions, aims to add private element to systemPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has set out some of the policies he plans to unveil at the Thessaloniki Expo in the coming days as the competition between the government and the opposition to win over voters gathers pace.
Coalition tweaks labour market, lines up more post-MoU changesPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is putting the finishing touches to the package of policy pledges he is due to make at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday, but his government has already taken the first, partly symbolic, step in restoring workers’ rights.
Tax cuts set to lead package of post-MoU pledges by TsiprasPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras is preparing to play one of his final political cards ahead of the next elections by presenting a package of tax cuts and spending increases at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) this Saturday.
Athens eyes cancellation of pension cuts as Tsipras prepares Thessaloniki packageEconomyProgramme
The Greek government has given its clearest indication yet that it does not intend to implement the 1 percent of GDP in pension cuts due next year.
Tsipras to set out path for new cabinet as pension discussion loomsPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras will chair the first meeting of his new cabinet on Friday after conducting a reshuffle that was greeted with little enthusiasm within government ranks and derision among the opposition parties.
Tsipras conducts varied reshuffle in further bid to revitalise coalitionPoliticsGreek Politics
Following weeks of speculation, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled his new cabinet on Tuesday, announcing a range of changes but making few eye-catching appointments.