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Major overhaul planned for Piraeus port

Cosco-managed Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) on Monday announced major overhaul plans for the country’s main port, including the construction of four hotels in the area, a new cruise terminal and shopping centers totaling 40,000 square meters that would be open to the wider public as well as cruise passengers.

NEWS Protest

Name talks rally being moved from Syntagma to Piraeus

A rally to protest the use of the word “Macedonia” in any solution put forward in talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia that had been planned in the Greek capital on February 4 is being moved to the port of Piraeus.

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BUSINESS Privatizations

Implementation of development project at Elliniko edges closer

VANGELIS MANDRAVELIS

The investors in the Elliniko development project take a favorable view of the parliamentary vote on the new casino operation framework that provides for the reduction of tax rates on casino games and increases Greece’s allure for highrollers. Now it seems the Finance Ministry is preparing to call a tender to hire a consultant to draft the tender for conceding a casino permit at Elliniko.

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COMMENT Diplomacy

A lost opportunity

TOM ELLIS

For a demonstration to have the right impact it needs to be held at the right time and to be, directly or indirectly, part of a comprehensive national strategy. 

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LIFE History

The leaps that shaped Greek industry

MARIA CHRISTINA KALOGERA

The Technopolis cultural center and the Industrial Gas Museum have put together an exhibition titled “160 Years Made in Greece,” on the Greek industrial revolution.

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Restaurant Week | Athens | February 1-11

After 12,500 foodies attended last year’s event, the third Dine Athens Restaurant Week, organized by Alpha Bank, returns this year with more special offers to choose from at the 120 restaurants taking part in the initiative.