NEWS Education

VAT on private education may be suspended

The caretaker government looks set to delay the imposition of a 23 percent value-added tax rate on private education for two months, leaving it up to the administration to be formed after the September 20 elections to decide whether to scrap the measure.



Greece's caretaker cabinet sworn in ahead of early vote

Greece’s new caretaker government, led by the nation’s first female prime minister, was sworn in Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year. Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou, a top judge, and her cabinet will lead the country to elections on Sept. 20, following outgoing prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ resignation last week.