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  1. Challenger for Edek leadership blasts Sizopoulos’ decision

    04.25 / 17:39 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Edek leader Marinos Sizopoulos has once more committed the party to his own personal choices, promises and ambitions in pledging to support Diko leader Nicolas Papadopoulos’ presidential bid without consulting the party’s collective organs beforehand, leader of Edek-affiliated trade union Deok Diomidis Diomidous said on Tuesday. In a statement, Diomidous, who is hoping to unseat […] The post Challenger for Edek leadership blasts Sizopoulos’ decision appeared first on Cyprus Mail…
  2. Farmers call to use forks to resist monopolies

    04.25 / 16:55 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The Cyprus Farmers Union (Eka) is in the process of creating a Cyprus seed bank to resist big corperations who have a monopoly over many seeds and to uphold the Cyprus food culture, the union said on Tuesday. Union leader Panikos Hambas made the announcement after participating in the first Olympic Seed Festival held in […] The post Farmers call to use forks to resist monopolies appeared first on Cyprus…
  3. Enosis bill referred to Supreme Court

    04.25 / 16:14 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Seeking a ruling on its legality, the president on Tuesday referred to the Supreme Court a bill passed by parliament earlier this month giving the education minister the power to decide which historical or other events would be commemorated in public schools. The bill, tabled by ruling Disy and passed by parliament amid acrimony, was […] The post Enosis bill referred to Supreme Court appeared first on Cyprus…
  4. Turkish seismic vessel sails of northern coast

    04.25 / 15:27 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The Turkish seismic survey vessel Barbaros Hayreddin Pasa was on Tuesday sailing off the island’s northern coast as Turkey prepared to conduct more naval drills off Paphos later this week. According to marinetraffic.com, at around 5pm the Barbaros was off the northern coast of Cyprus, longitudinally located about halfway across the width of the Karpass […] The post Turkish seismic vessel sails of northern coast appeared first on Cyprus M…
  5. Georgiades says recovery sustainable, still facing risks

    04.25 / 14:40 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Finance minister Harris Georgiades warned that economic recovery is at risk as Cyprus has not completely healed the wounds of the 2013 financial crisis, with unemployment, bad debts and government debt remaining at high levels. “My basic concern is related to the risk of being once again led on the road of irresponsibility, carried away […] The post Georgiades says recovery sustainable, still facing risks appeared first on Cyprus M…
  6. Drivers set to be screened for drugs after the summer

    04.25 / 14:40 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Screening of drivers for being under the influence of drugs will start after the summer as the long-delayed equipment needed is on its way, the state lab confirmed on Tuesday. The bulk of the items have now been ordered after court proceedings delayed their purchase since carrying out the test was passed in February last […] The post Drivers set to be screened for drugs after the summer appeared first on Cyprus…
  7. Civil servants holding party posts blast finance minister

    04.25 / 13:30 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Two Akel MPs and three opposition parties on Tuesday blasted Finance Minister Harris Georgiades for falsely accusing civil servants of holding party posts without permission, naming them in a list of 39 attached to a letter he sent the auditor-general. In a statement, Akel MP Nicos Kettiros, a former journalist at the state broadcaster, said […] The post Civil servants holding party posts blast finance minister appeared first on Cyprus…
  8. Economy risks plunging in uncertainty after talks torpedoed

    04.25 / 12:41 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The Cypriot economy may have entered a stage of uncertainty affecting investors’ decision-making as reunification talks are about to break down, considerably limiting any prospect of the island being reunited, an academic economist said. “Now the optimistic scenario is the continuation of the status quo,” Sofronis Clerides who teaches at the University of Cyprus said […] The post Economy risks plunging in uncertainty after talks torpedoed appeared first on Cyprus Mail…
  9. President’s India visit kicks off with Bollywood meetings

    04.25 / 09:44 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    Meetings with Indian businessmen of the Bollywood film industry in Mumbai, a visit to a monument for victims of terrorist attacks, as well as a visit to Gateway of India Monument, were on President Nicos Anastasiades’ schedule during the first day of his four-day official visit to India. Heading a delegation of ministers, government officials, […] The post President’s India visit kicks off with Bollywood meetings appeared first on Cyprus Mai…
  10. Coin con foiled in Larnaca

    04.25 / 07:42 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    The alertness of a Larnaca antique dealer led to the arrest of a 26-year-old suspected of theft. On Tuesday afternoon a man entered the dealer’s shop and offered a number of collector coins for sale. This struck the owner as suspicious and he called the police. Police officers found that the coins had been stolen […] The post Coin con foiled in Larnaca appeared first on Cyprus M…
  11. Despite tourist boom, hotel NPLs practically unchanged

    04.25 / 02:56 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
    After two successive years of a strong increase in tourist arrivals, the hospitality industry has done little to pay back its more than €1bn in non-performing loans, data show. In December 2016, hotel and restaurants reduced their non-performing loans by merely €323.8m in two years, according to Central Bank figures, with the bad debt ratio […] The post Despite tourist boom, hotel NPLs practically unchanged appeared first on Cyprus Mai…
  12. Fresh attempt to secure gas for electricity production

    04.24 / 20:07 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
      The government is said to be considering launching yet another tender to secure natural gas for electricity production, with decisions expected in early May. According to daily Politis, the terms of the new tender will be different to previous ones – which fizzled out – in two key areas. First, the tender is to […] The post Fresh attempt to secure gas for electricity production appeared first on Cyprus…
  13. Kasoulides presses Turkey to push forward with talks

    04.24 / 16:49 cyprus-mail.com Cyprus-mail.com - Ciprus
      Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said on Monday that Turkey has no excuse not to push forward on settlement talks now that the April 16 referendum is over. “There is no further excuse for Turkey not to advance on the remaining parts of each and every chapter of the negotiations,” he told the Council of […] The post Kasoulides presses Turkey to push forward with talks appeared first on Cyprus Mai…