Labor market liberalization bill passed by Greek Parliament; only govt majority approves
A draft bill liberalizing Greece's labor sector was ratified on Wednesday, with a majority of 158 deputies - all from the ruling New Democracy (ND) party - voting in favor of the entirety of the legislation, and with deputies of all opposition parties in attendance in the 300-MP Parliament voting against the bill's main provisions.
Lamda Development points to first concession payment to Greek state for Helleniko site on June 25
The last in a succession of legal challenges against the iconic Helleniko privatization fell by the wayside on Wednesday, essentially allowing for the transfer of real estate shares from the privatization agency to Lamda Development.
Covid-19 outbreak: Slow, but steady drop in number of intubated patients Wed., at 330
The number of intubated patients treated in hospital ICUs around Greece for Covid-19 eased to 330 on Wednesday, continuing a gradual but steady decrease. Another 13 related fatalities were reported, bringing the death toll to 12,478.