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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 03-05-20

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From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] Weather forecast
  • [02] Weather forecast
  • [03] Panhellenic Exams
  • [04] Employees of two bankrupt businesses meet with Labor Minister
  • [05] Satisfactory rate of EU support funds absorption
  • [06] Common EU Agricultural policy likely to be signed in June

  • [01] Weather forecast

    A mainly fine day is forecast with some local cloudy patches. Winds northerly very strong in the Aegean. Temperatures in Athens will range between 17 C to 27 C and in Thessaloniki between 16C and 25 C.

    (20/5/2003 12:28:00 μμ)

    [02] Weather forecast

    A mainly fine day is forecast with some local cloudy patches. Winds northerly very strong in the Aegean. Temperatures in Athens will range between 17 C to 27 C and in Thessaloniki between 16C and 25 C.

    (20/5/2003 12:29:00 μμ)

    [03] Panhellenic Exams

    Panhellenic Exams for admission to tertiary education begin today with 137 thousand students from the 2nd and 3rd grades of Lyceum taking part in the exams. Students of the 3rd grade are being examined in History while 2nd grade students in Modern Greek language

    (20/5/2003 12:59:00 μμ)

    [04] Employees of two bankrupt businesses meet with Labor Minister

    Employees of two high profile Greek businesses that have just filed for bankruptcy and another which is relocating to a country with lower production costs will today meet with Labor Ministry leadership. Th Yvonne chain of cosmetic retailers and the Antonopoulos chain of supermarkets have suffered a protracted period of financial difficulties increasingly losing their market shares in recent years. Around 200 people are expected to lose their jobs. The general secretary yesterday promised to exhaust all means to support the employees.

    In the meantime, Labor Minister, Dimitris Reppas has called on representatives of the Philip Morris company, the new owner of the Papastratos tobacco company to guarantee the job positions and labor rights of employees.

    The opposition ND party s shadow minister for the economy, George Alogoskoufis charged that the crisis in the market was the result of the government s warped economic policy that has been undermining the real economy for years.

    In response, Finance Minister, Nikos Hristodoulakis said that the government is speeding up reforms in the developmental bill to boost middle size businesses and reduce unemployment.

    (20/5/2003 1:03:00 μμ)

    [05] Satisfactory rate of EU support funds absorption

    Following a series of lengthy meetings yesterday, chaired by Prime-minister, Simitis, Finance Minister, Nikos Hristodoulakis expressed satisfaction about the rate that the EU funds are being absorbed. He noted that loss of funds will be virtually nil.

    Greece is scheduled to collect up to 26 billion euros from the third EU support framework, running from 2000 to 2006, but expected to be extended for several years more.

    (20/5/2003 1:04:00 μμ)

    [06] Common EU Agricultural policy likely to be signed in June

    EU Commissioner, Frans Fishler, called for Prime-minister, Kostas Simitis contribution so that the EU common agricultural policy bill is passed in the EU summit in June. During his visit to Athens, Mr Fishler met with Agriculture Minister, George Drys, ND party leader, Kostas Karamanlis and representatives of agricultural organisations.

    The Greek Agriculture Minister stressed the need for sufficient support funds for Mediterranean products while the ND party leader expressed concern over the speeding up of approval of the European Commission proposals.

    Most southern EU countries call for support of Mediterranean products while northern European countries favor reduction of agricultural subsidies.

    (20/5/2003 1:06:00 μμ)


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