Category Archives: Education

One in four Cypriots suffers from high blood pressure, doctors say

In Cyprus, 25% of the population suffers from high blood pressure the Cyprus Society of Cardiology says, adding that in people over 60 years of age the percentage doubles. The Society also warns that one third of people suffering from

WEATHER: Cyprus wilts under May mini-heatwave

Cyprus is hit by a mini-heatwave with temperatures soaring 9 degrees above average for May to almost touch a sweltering 40 degrees Celsius maximum.While normal temperatures for the island in May usually around 30, Wednesday saw temperatures rise to a

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices up by 1.2% in April

The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices recorded an annual 1.2% increase in April, the Statistical Service of Cyprus said on Wednesday.In April 2019 the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices increased by 1.2% compared to the index of April 2018 and

FM to pay official visit to Kazakhstan

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides pays on Wednesday an official visit to Kazakhstan, during which he will discuss with his counterpart Beibut Atamkulov the Cyprus problem in relation with Turkeys actions in Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (...

Government labour force rises in April due to temporary employees hiring

Cyprus' government labour force rose by 215 persons or 0.4% year on year in April mainly driven by temporary employee hiring, data released on Monday by the Statistical Service show.The government labour force in April reached 52,311 compared with 52,0...

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot teachers take part in seminars of Bi-communal Technical Committee on Education

A total of ten mono-communal trainings took place on Saturday with the participation of 250 teachers from all areas across the island and two bi-communal trainings by international experts took place with the participation of 50 Greek Cypriot and 50