The price of a regular public transport ticket in Athens rises from 1.20 euros to 1.40 euros, with validity stretched from 70 to 90 minutes. Hikes will also apply on travelcards.

Doctors will not issue online prescriptions until Thursday, in protest at the social security reform.

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) will release its report of Business and Consumer Surveys concerning December 2015.

The Hellenic Management Association hosts an event on “Performance Measuring and Crucial Indexes.” At 5.30 p.m. at 200 Ionias, Athens. Admission is free. (Info: 210.211.2000,


Public transport workers in Athens hold a five-hour work stoppage from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with PASOK chief Fofi Gennimata at 1 p.m.

The Athens Energy Forum 2016 opens at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma Square, Athens, co-hosted by the International New York Times and Kathimerini. To Wednesday. Keynote speakers will include Energy Minister Panos Skourletis, his Bulgarian counterpart Temenuzhka Petkova and New Democracy Vice President Costis Hatzidakis. (Info:

The Environment and Energy Ministry hosts a press conference with Alternate Environment Minister Yiannis Tsironis on the upcoming bill about forest cooperatives, at 1 p.m, at 119 Mesogion Ave, Athens.

The Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Enterprises (ESEE) and the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen & Merchants (GSEVEE) hold a press conference on the social security reform at 11 a.m. at the GSEVEE amphitheater, 46 Aristotelous, Athens.


Journalists at newspapers, radio and TV stations to hold a 24-hour strike.

The Public Debt Management Agency will auction six-month treasury bills aiming to collect 625 million euros.

The Excelixi center for sustainable development of the Piraeus Bank Group, in association with the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Awards, hosts an event on “StartUp: Time for take-off” at Kastri, northern Athens, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the context of the StartUp Europe week. (Info:

The new Research and Analysis Organization “DiaNEOsis” is launched open by its head, Dimitris Daskalopoulos, at 6 p.m. at the Benaki Museum, 138 Pireos, Athens.

The American Farm School organizes an event on “Agritourism in Greece: Is there a sustainable model?” at the Cotsen Hall of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 9 Anapiron Polemou, Kolonaki, at 7 p.m. under the auspices of the US Embassy in Athens. Entrance is free. (Info: 2310.492725)


Main unions GSEE, ADEDY, ESEE and GSEVEE will hold a 24-hour strike against the social security reform. Protest rallies will take place in central Athens and in all big cities across Greece. Athens buses and trolleys will only run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., while taxis will hold a 24-hour strike.

The Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBETH) hosts an event on entrepreneurship in Serbia organized by the Hellenic-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, 29 Tsimiski, Thessaloniki. (Info:


Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias travels to Amsterdam to take part in the informal meeting of European Union foreign ministers. To Saturday.


The All About Cats Festival opens at the Helexpo Palace center, 39 Kifissias, Maroussi, Athens. To Sunday. Admission is free. (Info:

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