Panos Thomakos

330 refugees arrive on Aegean islands within the last 48 hours
GREEK NEWS | 19.03.2017

Migrants and refugees' flow to the northern Aegean island posted a significant increase in the last two days. 100 persons arrived on Lesvos and [...]

New law paves way for refugee hotspots in Greek cities
SOCIETY | 01.03.2017

The Greek Ministry for Environment, Energy and Climate Change plans to expand the creation of refugee hotspots in urban areas, apart from rural regions, [...]

Euro Working Group to decide on short-term debt relief measures for Greece
ECONOMY | 19.12.2016

The Euro Working Group is expected to convene – possibly on Tuesday 20 December – in order to decide whether the reinstate the short-term [...]

Upheaval at Moria camp after false rumors of Greek borders opening
SOCIETY | 17.12.2016

Refugees and migrants waiting to be registered by authorities inside the camp in Moria, Lesvos, celebrated what they believed to be news that Greece’s [...]

Athens Suburban Railway to reach up to Lavrio Port by 2019
GREEK NEWS | 29.11.2016

The Athens Suburban Railway connects Attica, the surrounding regions and the main cities to the capital’s centre, the Airport and Piraeus port, offering thousands [...]

ITTAA conference: Israeli tourist arrivals forecast for 2017 very encouraging
MARKETS | 25.11.2016

The Federation of Hellenic Tourist and Travel Agencies (Fedhatta), on the occasion of the annual conference of ITTAA (The Israel Association of Travel Agencies [...]

US elections: Trump’s son could go to jail for tweeting from the voting booth
GREEK NEWS | 09.11.2016

Eric Trump, son of the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, could end up in jail for publishing a photograph of his filled-in ballot from [...]

EU Foreign Policy head Mongherini: We will continue to work together with US
GREEK NEWS | 09.11.2016

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday that the European Union and the United States would continue to work together following Donald [...]

Turkish Airlines weathers 2016 turbulence
GREEK NEWS | 01.11.2016

“Only… Aliens have not attacked this year, and yet we managed to keep on flying high and offer the best services to our passengers” The [...]

Greek main opposition leader: Populism is maintaining the bailouts in Greece
GREEK NEWS | 14.10.2016

The president of New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis noted that “populism is effective in opposition and ineffective in government” during a lecture he gave at [...]

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Panos Thomakos
Panos Thomakos

Editor of Tornos News international platform www.tornosnews.com

He was educated at Athens College, Phillips Exeter Academy, New College of the University of South Florida and Athens University. He worked for 33 years as a reporter, editor, columnist and editor-in-chief at various Greek and English language national political, financial and tourism daily and periodical newspapers, magazines and portals including Athens News, Mesimvrini, Status, Isotimia, Ependytis, Ethnos, Eleftheros Typos, Diners World Travel and www.e-typos.com.

He has also appeared as news anchorman and commentator for Mega Channel and Satellite Business Channel TV stations for 10 consecutive years and served as Press Office Director for the Ministry of Interior and the National Organization for Small and Middle Sized Enterprises (EOMMEX).

He has been a member of the Daily Athens Newspaper Journalists Union (ESIEA) since 1990.