Daily Archives: July 9, 2019

Pafos Apfrodite Festival presents this summer Verdi’s masterpiece Macbeth

Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Macbeth was chosen for the 21st Pafos Aphrodite Festival, as the event enters its second decade in Cyprus’ cultural life. The production by the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus will be presented on August 30, 31 and September

ECOFIN: Cyprus must improve efficiency of public sector and justice system

?U finance ministers (ECOFIN), convening in Brussels, in a recommendation package for Cyprus said it must reform the public sector, reduce toxic loans, focus on sustainable growth and improve efficiency of the justice system.

More specifically Cyprus is called on …

ECOFIN adopts 5 recommendations for Cyprus within the european semester pack

?U 28 finance ministers (ECOFIN), convening today in Brussels, adopted the “2019 recommendation and opinions on the member states economic, employment and fiscal policies”, including a 5 recommendation package for Cyprus, in the final stage of the 2019 European Semester,

Cyprus trade deficit rises by 6.22% in January – April 2019

Cyprus’ trade deficit for the period of January to April 2019 rose by 6.22% amounting to Euros 1.45 billion compared with Euros 1.36 billion in the respective period of 2018, Cyprus Statistical Service (Cystat) has said.

According to Cystat, total …

DIPLOMACY: Jeremy Hunt hails “incredibly important” UK-Cyprus ties

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt bidding to succeed Theresa May at the helm of the Conservative Party and as prime minister has described the relationship between Britain and Cyprus as incredibly important.

He wrote to the ‘Conservative Friends of Cyprus’, …

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on Turkey’s new drilling operation northeast of Cyprus

Turkey’s declared intention to illegally conduct a new drilling operation northeast of Cyprus is of grave concern. This second planned drilling operation, two months after the start of the ongoing drilling operations west of Cyprus, is a further unacceptable escalation