Greeks facing painful changes to pensions and taxation as bailout review approaches. It's the first formal review of reforms agreed under the latest bailout package received by Greece in August.
Greece's creditors have concluded a first round of fresh bailout inspections to assess reforms. Even if deadlines are met, a shattered economy and battered public trust will linger behind, says Anthee Carassava.
The EU hopes its much-hyped portable private pension will address a dangerous shortfall in retirement savings. But as demographic issues differ between member states, experts question why Brussels is taking the lead.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has said his country is no longer in danger of Grexiting - leaving the EU - and is seeing an inward investment boom. He said he is hopeful after nine years of recession, but questions remain.
Talks between Greek officials and representatives of major creditors have resumed in Athens as the southern European nation hopes to secure yet another bailout tranche by July at the latest.
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