In our country, what is exceptionally problematical is the explosive rise in the price of natural gas (135 percent), electricity (45 percent), and heating fuel. They comprise an extremely sensitive whole that can trigger a new inflationary cycle.
It is perhaps more important than ever to limit the mixed messages regarding public health measures that may be required. That way, no one will be confused and no one will be exposed.
The government has proven in a variety of sectors that it has the necessary reflexes and that it can create a useful combination of the lessons of the pandemic with long-term planning.
Nobody has the right to deny their share of responsibility in the common effort, because if even one group says it lacks the competence or is unable to do so, the sacrifices of the rest of society are imperiled.
'We must be vaccinated so that our bodies can be “smarter” in dealing with the virus. When that is combined with the use of masks the pandemic will leave,' said the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor.
It necessary for the government to devise a package of initiatives to offer relief to the average citizen with a dividend, price cuts wherever possible, and a minimum wage increase, which it is rightly planning.
'Let me point out that it is the UN Charter which bans the use or the threat of force. However, since 1995 Greece has been facing a formal, regularly renewed and clearly illegal and unacceptable threat of the use of force by Turkey,' the PM said.
The main opposition leader and former PM began by accusing ruling conservative New Democracy of neglecting the youth and blaming it for all the ills of society, such as the “corona parties” that trigger the super-spreading of COVID-19.
Despite the dangers and the opposition of a large segment of the Japanese population, it was decided to hold the Games with empty stadiums and with all necessary security measures to avoid transmission of COVID-19.
Tourism, which generates a fifth of Greece’s GDP and one in five jobs, is vital for an economy which had climbed out of a decade-long slump only to slip back due to the pandemic.
Now, the issue of cases of thrombosis (blood clots) has arisen as by all appearances they are linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine for reasons that are still unclear.
There should have been a heavier schedule of routes in mass transit and demonstrations and a public backlash should not have been encouraged.
We hold the keys to our freedom in our own hands. The decisions we make every day, combined with the slow but steady vaccination rollout, is the decisive factor in managing the pandemic.
One of the most important lessons from the pandemic, as the PM put it in an article of his that Ta Nea has published today, is the valuable, decisive, and irreplaceable role of the state.
Before the summer season trips in Greece should be feasible and absolutely safe both for visitors and tourism workers and all other citizens.
Although economies were dealt a severe blow by the pandemic, the harm to households as regards bank deposits, stock investments, bonds, and real estate is limited.
Despite the unfortunate timing of the pandemic in the early stages of recovery of the Greek economy ihe durability and adaptability of healthy economic units produce healthy antibodies.
Mr. Mitsotakis' proposal for the establishment of a common European certificate for SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in theory sounds simple but what is simple in theory is often difficult in practice.
Health systems are expected to be further burdened as it is projected that due to the new strain of the virus more people will fall ill in a biefer time span.
The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic created an excruciatingly painful situation especially as regards domestic violence.
Political initiatives are needed to ensure solidarity with vulnerable groups and the poor, to guarantee the endurance of the health system, and to check the epidemic's spread.
The good news on the vaccine development front should under no circumstances prompt us to exhibit complacency and lax enforcement of public health regulations.
Moreover, it is unacceptable that parties and individuals make incredibly far-fetched accusations about the alleged existence of a junta, or about a derailment of democracy
The prospect of a vaccine electrified world markets with the S&P 500 and Dow hitting record highs. JPMorgan said it expected the S&P 500 index to hit 4,000 points by early 2021.
The government must not allow the pandemic and the Turkish crisis to disorient them and they must speed up reform efforts so as to implement necessary changes.
The economic repercussions of the pandemic include skyrocketing unemployment rates globally and are plunging the most powerful economies into an unprecedented recession,
Regarding non-EU countries, Greece will follow the list drawn by the EU, while until July 15 no direct flights will be allowed from the UK and Sweden. Passengers arriving in Greece will have had to fill out a special form providing basic information 48 hours before their arrival day and time.
Today there is nobody in their right mind who has not understood the significance and value of a country being governed by trustworthy individuals and forces that are at least in a position to discern major threats
Nixon's laconic and vacuous response to the Great Wall of China revealed the sense of awkwardness which Western leaders still exhibit in deciding how to deal with their main global economic competitor,
It is truly unfortunate for the US and the world that at a time of unprecedented crisis such an abysmal president is leading the global superpower.