CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 02/08/2018 11:50

Eurostat figures show Cyprus is returning to conditions of full employment, says Spokesman

Cyprus is returning to levels of full employment data published by Eurostat show, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou notes in a written statement.

#StandByGreece concert in Nicosia raises Euros 100,000

A charity concert held on Tuesday, in the municipal garden of Nicosia under the slogan #StandByGreece, raised Euros 100,000. The concert aimed to raise funds for the reconstruction of infrastructure projects for children in the areas affected by the deadly blaze in Attica, Greece, which has claimed the lives of 85 people.

Cyprus businesses need incentives and financial support to improve energy efficiency

Cyprus businesses need incentives and financial support to improve energy efficiency, according to a survey conducted by the Cyprus Energy Agency, on behalf of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism.

Household one-year deposit rates in Cyprus decline below 1% for the first time

Interest rates for household deposits with up to one-year’s notice dropped to 0.95% in June, declining to a new historic low record, according to data released by the Central Bank of Cyprus.

Cypriot applicant wants Turkish holdings in Europe confiscated if Ankara fails to compensate him

A Cypriot applicant suggests the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe takes strong and effective action to confiscate holdings of Turkey in France or another European country, in case Ankara fails to pay damages, awarded by the European Court of Human Rights, by September.

Cypriot cyclist clinches bronze medal in World University Cycling Championship

Cypriot cyclist Andreas Miltiades clinched the third place in the Individual Time Trial of the World University Cycling Championships in Braga, Portugal.

Agios Athanasios Municipality launches campaign to reduce plastic bag use

Agios Athanasios Municipality in Limassol will launch an awareness raising campaign in September, aiming to reduce the use of plastic bags among citizens and shop owners. In this context, the Municipality is set to distribute 1,500 reusable bags for free.

AKTI Centre launches “Zero Waste Beach” project

AKTI Project and Research Centre has launched the project ZERO WASTE BEACH in an attempt to tackle sea pollution. In the framework of the project various activities will take place in cooperation and coordination with dozens of enterprises.

Source: Cyprus News Agency