Subsidies for ferries to remote islands rise 45 percent

The Shipping Ministry is granting Greek coastal shipping a new lease of life with its decision to include subsidized ferry services to remote islands in the Public Investments Program, increasing the funds for this domain from 90 million to 130 million euros, as Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis announced on Wednesday.

Yanis Varoufakis’ close-up

The term "narcissist," which has become almost a permanent fixture in any description of Yanis Varoufakis - in tones ranging from the deliberate and angry to the lighthearted and playful, sometimes to the point of absolving him of his sins - is inadequate.

Greece thrashes Jordan ahead of World Cup in China

NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Greek national team were in action on Saturday as part of the 2019 Suzhou International Basketball Challenge in China. Greece thrashed Jordan 92-65 in a game that took place ahead of the FIBA World Cup that kicks off in China next Saturday. Antetokounmpo scored 13 points, behind Giorgos Printezis with 17 points.