Veteran market analysts know that the economy is determined above all by the economic climate, the atmosphere, expectations.
All the rest comes afterwards.
When expectations are reborn and a climate of optimism is restored everything frees up.
Consumers calm down and businessmen are more willing to take risks.
A rare medieval illuminated manuscript on the life and works of Alexander the Great, Codex 5 of the Venice Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and post-Byzantine Studies, has been unveiled in digital form to the public for the first time, in an exhibition organised as part of the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).
Tourism Minister Bogdan Trif said on Wednesday that he will get involved into the house of philosopher Constantin Noica at the Paltinis mountain resort becoming open to visitors. "I have not talked to the owners directly. If the local public administration fails, we, the ministry, will get involved. But normally they should manage it locally. It is a tourist attraction.
In Poland, it is no secret that the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is packing governing institutions with its lackeys, misusing public media, rewarding cronies and undermining the independence of the courts.
Nonetheless, PiS trounced Poland's opposition parties in the European Parliament election in May.