Gov't to present amendment foreseeing sanitation hirings

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In a bid to resolve a dispute with municipal sanitation workers that has resulted in tons of trash piling up on the streets of Athens and other Greek cities, the government is on Monday to submit in Parliament a legislative amendment foreseeing thousands of permanent hirings.

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Gov't to present amendment foreseeing sanitation hirings

In a bid to resolve a dispute with municipal sanitation workers that has resulted in tons of trash piling up on the streets of Athens and other Greek cities, the government is on Monday to submit in Parliament a legislative amendment foreseeing thousands of permanent hirings.

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Pressure on debtors is growing

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The noose is tightening around state and bank debtors, as the tax administration is getting ready to carry out asset confiscations and repossessions from some 1.6 million taxpayers by the end of the year, while banks are gearing up for a wave of property auctions that will be allowed following notaries’ decision to that end.

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Turning back a chapter

The changes that are being implemented in the Greek education system are utterly disastrous and the only purpose they serve is to placate the hard core of ruling SYRIZA.

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Lonely travels now a thing of the past

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You’ve finally managed to arrange a few days off from work. After the initial celebration, you check your bank balance to make sure there’s enough for a decent holiday, pick a destination and then go through a mental list of what you’ll need: Hat and sunscreen? Check. Mosquito repellent? Check. What are you forgetting? The company, you ninny!

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Farantouri & Co | Athens | June 22

Maria Farantouri will perform at the open-air Herod Atticus Theater on Thursday, June 22. In this first part of the program, she will sing works written for her voice by Turkish composer Cihan Turkoglu with lyrics by Agathi Dimitrouka.