Greek polls to be conducted in September more representative

Ms Maria Karaklioumi – a political analyst for RASS polling company – offers chinaandgreece.com insights on the first results of Greek polls ahead of the new Greek snap election of 20 September 2015. She, inter alia, comments whether SYRIZA might lose voters in comparison to the previous election of 25 January 2015, she anticopates if New Democracy is able to win this election […]

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Can the new AIIB help economies such as the Greek one?

The AIIB also leaves hope for international aid as in special circumstances, assistance to a recipient not listed above in the premise that the Board of Governors vote for a super majority. What this means for Greece is, funds and loans could be provided by the AIIB as long as a super majority is made by the Board of Governors […]

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Minister Dritsas further damages Greece’s international image

The Greek government has agreed with its creditors to proceed with the privatization of the Piraeus Port Authority. By the end of October shortlisted companies – COSCO, APM Terminals and International Container Terminal Services – have to submit their final offers. Although this has been already decided, Greek  Minister Dritsas continues to oppose the process of privatization […]

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The drachma supporters and the international reality

Politicians such as Panagiotis Lafazanis, Yanis Varoufakis and Costas Lapavitsas attempt to show that they are correct and right in their approach about Greece’s return to the drachma, although all eurozone countries, the USA and China advocate for the opposite […]

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Why institutions matter: How China’s experience may benefit Greece

China has a stake on Greece, especially as Greece fits in the “One Road, One Belt” initiative as an important port to Europe and Africa. With insignificant foreign direct investment in Greece, China’s political support holds little weight in any tangible terms. But China’s experience in getting a tumbling economy back to track is relevant. However, it is the receiving end of the message that determines the quality of the outcome […]

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The modern Herostratus of Greece

Mr Varoufakis played with the future of Greece in order to become famous. The comparison of his stance with that of Herostratus is only the beginning of the fair criticism he will receive.

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Merkel and Schäuble to keep Greece in euro

Merkel and Schäuble have co-operated in a remarkably efficient way to avoid a Grexit and preserve the unity of the eurozone. In so doing, they have taken all necessary measures in order to anticipate wrong estimations and tactics by the Greek government. The architect of Greece’s catastrophic economic strategy in the last six months Yanis Varoufakis completely failed to realise that Merkel and Schäuble would be prepared for a Grexit […]

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希腊可以推动中欧旅游业合作

2015上半年对中希关系来说并不理想。希腊政府在比雷埃夫斯港口私有化问题上的摇摆严重影响了中希双边关系。不过,最近希腊资产发展基金邀请包括中远集团在内的候选投资者提交对比雷埃夫斯港口51%股权的收购标书,这一举措似乎把合作进程拉回正常轨道。

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Greece and China to boost their tourism co-operation

During the seminar Ambassador of China Zou Xiaoli referred to the importance of the ‘Sino-Greek Maritime Co-operation Year’ and argued that both countries will benefit by boosting their co-operation. Recent developments such as the improvement of the visa policy , the operation of direct flights and the appropriate training […]

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