China in bid to take over Greece's main port

Country seeks to take over Piraeus port near Athens, making Greece a major trade gateway between Europe and China.

    In the gloom of Greece's economic woes, some brighter spots are beginning to emerge.

    One of them is China's massive investment in the country's main port, near Athens.

    China is bidding to take over the entire facility, making Greece a major trade gateway between Europe and China. But not everyone is happy about it.

    Al Jazeera's John Psarapolous reports from the port of Piraeus.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    Almost 300 people died in Mogadishu but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Japan's third-largest steelmaker has admitted it faked data on parts used in cars, planes and trains.