03-05-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU

03-05-2018 | EYE ON GREECE | EU


Thursday, May 3, 2018

Tsipras meets Kammenos ahead of island visit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held an unscheduled meeting with Defense Minister Panos Kammenos at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday evening to discuss Tsipras’ visit on Thursday to the 130th Combat Group on the island of Lemnos, according to information.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228255/article/ekathimerini/news/tsipras-meets-kammenos-ahead-of-island-visit

Mitsotakis promises ‘minimum guaranteed income’ for 800K citizens

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) Kyriakos Mitsotakis “changed gears” during an address on Wednesday and promised that, if his party wins the next election, he’ll implement a program that foresees the establishment of a “minimum guaranteed income” for 800,000 citizens in the country, to the tune of an annual budget of one billion euros.

http://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1346650/mitsotakis-promises-minimum-guaranteed-income-for-800k-citizens

Gennimata’s call for snap polls prompted by bailout concerns

The leader of the centrist Movement for Change, Fofi Gennimata, wrote to Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis on Wednesday calling for snap elections before Greece signs an agreement for an exit from the country’s third international bailout program.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228238/article/ekathimerini/news/gennimatas-call-for-snap-polls-prompted-by-bailout-concerns

Five TV channels granted temporary broadcasting permit, one rejected

Greece’s broadcasting regulator, the National Council for Radio and Television (ESR), approved on Wednesday the applications of five media companies to receive a temporary nationwide broadcasting license, following a meeting of its board.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228250/article/ekathimerini/news/five-tv-channels-granted-temporary-broadcasting-permit-one-rejected

Turkish municipal worker arrested after straying across Greek border in a tractor

A Turkish national on Wednesday was arrested in almost the exact border spot where two Greek servicemen were intercepted by a Turkish military patrol two months ago, although in the latest incident the arrested individual was picked up by a Greek patrol.

http://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1346506/report-turkish-municipal-worker-arrested-after-straying-across-greek-border-in-a-tractor

Greek power second most expensive in EU

The Greek wholesale electricity market is Europe’s second most expensive, according to a report by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy on the last quarter of 2017.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228254/article/ekathimerini/business/greek-power-second-most-expensive-in-eu

ATHEX: Mixed day for stocks, with banks falling

The Greek stock market had a mixed session on reduced turnover on Wednesday, as the losses posted by bank stocks were more or less offset by gains registered by construction and industrial blue chips, among others.

http://www.ekathimerini.com/228248/article/ekathimerini/business/athex-mixed-day-for-stocks-with-banks-falling

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KATHIMERINI: Exarhia neighborhood of Athens issues an SOS signal

ETHNOS: Behold the changes in hospitals’ operation

TA NEA: Leader of Movement for Change Fofi Gennimata isolates PM Tsipras

EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Opportunistic opposition

AVGI: The government clashes politically with the ‘black front’

RIZOSPASTIS: Insurance and Labor issues in the epicenter of anti-popular policies’ escalation

KONTRA NEWS: Invincible! Publisher of Kontra News Giorgos Kouris left his mark on the Third Greek Democracy.

TO PONTIKI: Stress tests for the economy and snap elections

DIMOKRATIA: 198,349 subsidiary pensions will increase as of today

NAFTEMPORIKI: Listed companies offer dividends worth 1,37 billion Euros