Daily Archives: March 16, 2018

House President to pay Georgia an official visit

House President Dimitris Syllouris departs on Sunday for an official visit to Tbilisi, Georgia, at the invitation of his counterpart Irak Kobakhidze.A press release issued on Friday by the Parliament says that Syllouris will be received by Georgian Pr...

The Constitution and the law must apply with full respect to all authorities, Attorney General says

The Constitution and the law of the Republic should be applied with full respect to all authorities while maintaining the fine balance between rights and obligations, Attorney General Costas Clerides said on Friday, in relation to police questioning o...

UNSG’s Special Representative briefs US Assistant Secretary of State on UNFICYP

US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell had a meeting on Friday morning with the UNSGs Special Representative in Cyprus, Elizabeth Spehar, who updated and briefed the US official on the UN peacekeeping force

Hourly labour costs rise in Cyprus by 1.1% in the last quarter of 2017

Hourly labour costs rose by 1.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.3% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous year.In the third quarter of 2017, hourly labour

Inflation remains negative in Cyprus for the third consecutive month, says Eurostat

Inflation remains negative in Cyprus for February 2018 at -0.4%, for the third consecutive month (after -1.5% in January 2018 and -0.4% in December 2017), according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. That was the lowest

Averof Neofytou re-elected DISY President

Averof Neofytou was re-elected on Friday uncontested as President of the right wing ruling Democratic Rally party for a new five year term. DISY member and MEP Lefteris Christoforou was also re-elected unopposed as Deputy President of DISY.The two