[InTime News]

Three out of five Greeks (60%) say that the quality of life is worse now than a year ago before restrictions were imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by Focus Bari.


Around one in four university graduates, even those who have completed postgraduate degrees, are enrolling at vocational training institutes (IEKs), according to a study conducted by the General Confederation of Greek Workers’ Center for the Development of Educational Policy (KANEP-GSEE), reflecting the fact their academic degrees did not secure them the job they had hoped for.


Greeks ranked lowest among 24 countries in Europe for the second time in terms of their ability to pay their bills in 2020, according to the annual European Payment Report published by Intrum, which also found that nearly half saw their incomes drop as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.


Vandalism and other attacks against sites of religious significance in Greece decreased in 2019 compared to 2018, according to the annual “Report on Incidents Against Places of Religious Importance in Greece,” published recently by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. 


Ministries, courts and town planning offices continue to cause the greatest inconveniences to businesses when dealing with the state.


The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants, according to a poll released on Wednesday as Europe prepared to unveil a new asylum plan in the wake of a blaze at an overcrowded camp in Greece that left thousands without shelter.


The leader of the Greek Revolution in 1821, Theodoros Kolokotronis, is the most popular among its heroes, according to 92.7% of respondents in the first of three surveys being conducted by the Center for Liberal Studies – Markos Dragoumis.