Category Archives: Technology

No change of ownership status for Turkish-occupied properties awaiting compensation, Greek Cypriot refugees say

The damages awarded by the European Court of Human Rights to Greek Cypriot refugees for their properties in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus, and which have not been paid yet by Turkey, do not change the ownership status of

Spehar and Ambassadors take the “panel pledge” for greater gender equality

Elisabeth Spehar, the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), and foreign Ambassadors in Cyprus pledged on Friday to only take part in gender balanced discussion panels, in a bid to bring about grea...

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

FINANCE: Cyprus aims to reduce NPLs to a single digit rate over 12 months

Cyprus aims to reduce non-performing loans (NPLs) of Cypriot banks to a single digit rate, said Minister of Finance Harris Georgiades.He said the Finance Ministry has set the ambitious goal for the reduction of NPLs to a single digit rate

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