They knew the easy way. They could have effortlessly sent their oil in bulk to Italy. But they didn’t choose that path. Instead, they decided to bottle their extra-virgin olive oil locally and export almost all of it abroad. And their decision is paying off.


15.05.2024 / 14:40

The envelopes of the postal vote are traveling across the globe so that Greek citizens in 128 countries participate in the upcoming European elections.

11.05.2024 / 17:34

The first list of 2,400 Egyptian nationals who will work in Greece was received from the Egyptian government by Migration and Asylum Minister Dimitris Kairidis during his visit to the country on Friday.

09.05.2024 / 19:39

Household chores and looking after children are purely “women’s work” in Greece, Italy and Romania compared to other European countries, according to a survey by the Center of Demographic Studies of Barcelona.

30.04.2024 / 12:03

The first part of postal voting for the June European elections was completed on Monday with the relevant platform receiving applications closing one minute before Monday midnight (Greek time). 

23.04.2024 / 20:53

Large numbers of unaccompanied minors continue to arrive in Greece, with one in three from Egypt. According to data up to early April, 2,157 unaccompanied minors have been registered and accommodated this year.

11.04.2024 / 22:35

Government officials consider the introduction of afternoon paid surgical procedures at state hospitals a success and say the measure will eventually help shrink the huge patient waiting lists for often very serious surgeries.

08.04.2024 / 14:08

Accountability and transparency are severely lacking in the National Health System. A study of 90 hospitals and their accounting statements from 2012-20 by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) found rudimentary reporting focused on what state subsidies are spent on and makes no mention of how supplies are used and the state and age of the inventory.

05.04.2024 / 14:50

Athens Mayor Haris Doukas said on Thursday he will ask the Interior Ministry for an increase in fines for the illegal placement of tables and seats in public spaces by catering establishments in the Greek capital, so that the relevant inspections conducted by the municipality pay off.

28.03.2024 / 19:21

A series of beautiful, simple houses with roofs that look like those we see in children’s drawings. Open spaces, sun, signs of the coming spring in most fields – some of which still look like small stagnant lakes.

16.03.2024 / 11:32

Representatives of farmers from the region of Thessaly in central Greece said Friday after a meeting with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis that forcing them to abandon the cultivation of cotton would be a “red line” to them. 

13.03.2024 / 11:20

The problems posed by climate change are being experienced first-hand in Greece, with scientists raising the alarm that the central region of Thessaly is at risk of desertification.