Monthly Archives: March 2018

Community leaders to meet at informal dinner on April 16th

The leaders of the island's two communities, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, will be meeting at an informal dinner on April 16.A press release by the United Nations that was issued on Friday

Death organ donation low in Cyprus, but kidney donation high

Cypriots are among the first citizens, in the European Union, in kidney donation whereas they appear rather unwilling to donate organs of a deceased person for transplant, according to data from the Transplant Council.The Council says that approximatel...

Circulatory system diseases and neoplasms the leading causes of death in Cyprus in 2016

Diseases of the circulatory system and neoplasms were the two main causes of death in Cyprus in 2016, the Statistical Service of Cyprus reported on Friday.According to Cystat, 5.587 deaths of residents and non � residents were recorded in Cyprus

Cyprus’ current account deficit accelerated to 1.29 billion euro in 2017

Cyprus' current account balance deteriorated in 2017, recording a deficit of Euros 1.29 billion million compared with a deficit of Euros 888,8 million in 2016, according to data released on Friday by the Central Bank of Cyprus.The deterioration was mai...

Industrial Output Prices Index records slight monthly decline in February

The Industrial Output Prices Index showed a slight decline in February, according to figures released by the Statistical Service on Friday.In February the index reached 98.8 units (base 2010=100), recording a decrease of 0.3% compared to January 2018.B...

House President: Cyprus’ sovereign rights must be safeguarded

House President Dimitris Syllouris has said that "we need to safeguard the sovereign rights of the Cyprus Republic and find a solution to the Cyprus issue as a token of appreciation and honour to the 1955-1959 anti-colonial struggle of the