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Family of deceased woman on life support says application for 'special status' had been filed with PPC

The family of a 56-year-old quadriplegic woman on life support who died on Wednesday, allegedly after the Public Power Corporation cut electricity supplies to her home due to unpaid bills, had allegedly submitted an application for special status conceded to people on life support.

Large-caps tap bond markets on reduced interest rates

By Anestis Dokas

Blue chip companies have enjoyed borrowing costs of below 5 percent in their international corporate bond issues during the first half of the year. The main reason for the decline is the improvement in the country’s fiscal image, confirmed by Greece’s return to the bond markets in April for the first time since 2010.

Senseless tactics

The debate surrounding the partial privatization of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) is fresh proof that the Greek political establishment is incapable of putting an end to partisan practices.

Two arrested in Katerini robbery

Police in Katerini, northern Greece, detained two men aged 20 and 29 on Saturday who allegedly posed as Public Power Corporation (PPC) workers and robbed an 80-year-old woman of the sum of 9,000 euros.

According to the case file, the two suspects entered the victim’s residence on the pretext of repairing a faulty electricity circuit.

Both camps claim victory after debate on PPC vote

Both Greece’s conservative-led government and the leftist opposition claimed victory on Thursday after the Parliament’s summer session rejected proposals for a debate regarding a possible referendum on plans to sell part of Public Power Corporation (PPC), the nation’s biggest power producer, to a private competitor in 2015.

Parl't rejects opposition proposal for debate on referendum on PPC selloff

Parliament's summer session on Friday rejected proposals by Greek opposition parties for a debate on a referendum about the partial privatization of the Public Power Corporation.

Christos Markoyiannakis, who was presiding over the session, said the proposals had not garnered the support of a minimum of 120 MPs and so could not be approved.