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Government's majority reduced further

Original draft of new rules foresaw a shelf-life of nine days for pasteurised milk, a change that had proved the most controversial for many MPs, particularly those from rural constituencies
Enet: March 31, 2014

Greece's parliament to vote on austerity bill

The Greek government is seeking parliamentary approval for a series of market reforms demanded by international lenders in return for rescue funding.
March 30, 2014

Greek deputy minister resigns over crucial milk reform

Greece's deputy minister in charge of rural development and food said on Saturday he has resigned over new milk regulations included in an omnibus bill of reforms required by the debt-hit country's lenders.
Yahoo! News: March 30, 2014

No change in five-day shelf life for milk, ministry decides

A meeting held at the rural development and foods ministry on Thursday to discuss proposed reforms for milk has ruled out an extension of shelf life beyond the current five days, at least for now.
March 27, 2014

Greece to pick China-backed bid for landmark property privatisation-source

Greece received on Wednesday an improved, 915 million euro ($1.26 billion) by Greek real estate firm Lamda Development to develop the old Athens airport at Hellenikon and will likely accept the offer, a source close to the talks said.
Reuters: March 27, 2014

Coalition to announce by Friday how it will share out primary surplus

The government is expected to announce by Friday how it will share out the so-called “social dividend” from Greece’s 2013 primary surplus,
eKathimerini: March 25, 2014

PASOK deputy says he will vote against milk regulation

PASOK deputy Thanos Moraitis on Friday said he planned to vote against the regulation on milk.
March 21, 2014

Troika reaches Greece aid accord after long delay

Greece's key lenders reached a basic agreement on the next steps forward for its rescue program Wednesday in a long-delayed step that could free up fresh funds for Athens.
AFP: March 20, 2014

Greek civil servants strike over lay-offs

Greek civil servants have launched a 48-hour strike against additional lay-offs planned this year under the terms of the country's EU-IMF bailout.
MSN NZ News: March 19, 2014

Amendments to draft bill abolishing 23 public-sector organizations approved

The Parliament plenum on Thursday voted in favor of abolishing 23 public-sector organizations, the re-examination of the hiring of former short-term contractors and the introduction of a public servants evaluation system with pre-set point ratios, riders in a draft bill on public administration.
March 14, 2014