Category Archives: Technology

Campaigns to inform consumers about plastic bag levy in Cyprus

As of July 1st, there will be a charge for the use of plastic shopping bags, in the framework of Cyprus' harmonisation with an EU Directive, aiming at protecting the environment.In view of the levy, which will be a minimum

Defence Ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Israel meet on Friday to discuss regional security

Cypriot, Greek, Israeli Defence Ministers hold a trilateral meeting on Friday in the coastal town of Larnaka, to discuss regional security and cooperation.The Ministers will be discussing in particular issues related to security in the Eastern Mediterr...

No other option for Cyprus than reunification, President stresses

The status quo in Cyprus, the island's division or non-functioning solutions are not acceptable, President Anastasiades stressed Thursday, adding that the island's reunification is not an option but the only way.Addressing a lunch hosted in Nicosia by ...

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE ON THE RISE IN SOUTH AFRICA

PRETORIA-- Femicide is on the rise in South Africa, with Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reporting that the murder rate for women increased drastically by 117 per cent between 2015/16 and 2016/17.The number of women who experienced sexual offences a...

CNA News – CNA – Emilia Christofi – CYPRUS/Nicosia 16/06/2018 15:35

UNSG to send senior UN official for in-depth consultations with parties of Cyprus issueUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that in the coming period, he intends to send a senior United Nations official to conduct in-depth consultations with ...

Inflation in Cyprus stands at 1.0% in May 2018, according to Eurostat

Euro area annual inflation rate was 1.9% in May 2018, up from 1.3% in April, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.A year earlier, the rate was 1.4%. Inflation in Cyprus stood at 1.0% in May 2018