Investment in the construction of new houses in Greece contracted by 95 percent from 2007 to the end of June, while the drop in private construction activity from 2005 to end-June came to 93 percent based on surface area, Bank of Greece data have shown.
China’s biggest shipping company, Cosco Shipping, plans to ramp up container volume at Greece’s biggest port in Piraeus by 35 percent by 2018, the port’s new managing director, Fu Cheng Qiu, told Reuters on Thursday.
The governing board of the Social Security Foundation (IKA) on Thursday rejected the management’s request for money from the Social Security Capital for the Solidarity of Generations (AKAGE) for pensions for the rest of this year.
Two divers from a team investigating a Roman-era shipwreck off the southwestern Aegean island of Antikythera are seen in a photograph released by the Greek Ministry of Culture on Monday. The team from the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities, working with the US-based Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, discovered parts of a human skeleton in the wreck during an expedition that took place from August 28 to September 14. Scientists will examine the remains to determine their age and gender.