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Athens Macedonian News Agency: News in English, 12-12-21

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  • [01] The Friday edition of Athens' dailies
  • [02] Dep. Energy Minister: Gov't wants to promote RES
  • [03] OLP board holds meeting with officials of Chinese SASAC

  • [01] The Friday edition of Athens' dailies

    The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    The settlement of state's outstanding debts until the end of 2012, the ratification of the new tax bill, the reserve labour in public sector and their evaluation within 2013, mostly dominated the headlines on Friday in Athens' newspapers.

    AVGHI: "Government lays off staff and slashes pensions"

    DIMOKRATIA: "What will happen with the bank deposits?"

    EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: "Decorative democracy"

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "50 percent haircut in ministries"

    EPENDYTIS: "The new status in banks and economy"

    ESTIA: "Last fortress of socialism"

    ETHNOS: "Tax Bureau's memorandum for real estate"

    IMERISSIA: "Magnet-law for investments"

    KATHIMERINI: "State to settle 1 billion euros' outstanding bills"

    LOGOS: "Market warms up"

    NAFTEMPORIKI: "United front against the tax draft law"

    RIZOSPASTIS: "They are organising an even more anti-social state"

    TA NEA: "IMF's five orders on how to tackle tax evasion"

    VRADYNI: "All the changes in civil servants' social security"

    6 DAYS: "Rich and poor"

    [02] Dep. Energy Minister: Gov't wants to promote RES

    AMNA--Deputy Environment, Energy and Climate Change Minister Makis Papageorgiou on Thursday had a meeting with representatives of the Hellenic Wind Energy Association (HWEA), stressing the government's continued intention to support and promote renewable energy sources (RES) through a "rational and sustainable support mechanism, adjusted to the present economic situation".

    He said the ministry had taken tough but essential decisions, since there were no further margins for delay given the current state of the market.amna

    HWEA presented its own proposals concerning a draft law for RES and the "Developmental package for RES with emphasis on wind power", which the minister promised would be taken seriously into account.

    [03] OLP board holds meeting with officials of Chinese SASAC

    AMNA--The investments framework shaped in Greece, and in ports in particular, was examined in a meeting between the board of the Piraeus Port Organisation (OLP) and a delegation of the Chinese Organisation for the Management of Big Businesses Capital (SASAC), that is the main shareholder in 168 big Chinese companies, including COSCO.

    OLP president George Anomeritis said that the two-year pending period and doubts as to Greece's position in the zone of the euro has stopped existing now with a unanimous decision by all European nations and consequently in a new stable investments environment now all who are interested in investing in our country, with European final guarantees now, can do so.amna

    Investments possibilities exist in the sector of the port industry, particularly in port infrastructures and cruises through facilities for new investments and multiannual agreements for joint actions, the OLP's president said.

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