Cosco Pacific Ltd.’s Greek unit plans to offer cargo-train shipping to Hewlett-Packard Co. and Huawei Technologies Co. as of next year, boosting Piraeus port’s chances of becoming a bigger trade gateway.
In the abandoned building that once housed the Athens Stock Exchange, artist Teo is shuffling between the Fool, the Magician and the Devil in a Tarot card reading to divine the fate of the crippled Greek nation.
Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras said the government is nearing an agreement with international creditors over fresh disbursements of aid while reiterating opposition to further wage or pension cuts.
Europe has told Greece to unite behind a faltering austerity program to stay in the euro. Antonis Samaras, poised to become Greek premier, has a history of stoking divisions inside and outside his New Democracy party.
A Greek opinion poll before the country’s June 17 elections showed the conservative New Democracy party, the largest pro-bailout group, leading Syriza, which opposes implementing an international rescue program.
A Greek opinion poll showed the Syriza party, which is opposed to implementing Greece’s international financial rescue, in a dead heat with pro-bailout party New Democracy ahead of general elections to be held on June 17.
New Democracy, Greece’s largest pro- bailout party, retained its lead over Syriza, which is opposed to implementing Greece’s international rescue program, according to a poll of their support in the June 17 elections.