CNA News – CNA – CYPRUS/Nicosia 22/11/2018 12:39

Cyprus not prejudiced regarding cooperation with neighbouring countries, President says

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has sent the message to the Turkish Cypriots that no one is trying to appropriate the natural wealth belonging to all legitimate citizens of the Republic of Cyprus and that he was not prejudiced regarding cooperation with neighbouring countries, including Turkey. Addressing the 91st Annual General Assembly of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in Nicosia, President Anastasiades also presented his vision for the new model for the economy, referring to 14 important reforms.

Meeting at Foreign Ministry with Deneia village residents over buffer zone situation

A meeting took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today for coordination purposes after a problem emerged with the cultivation of land in the buffer zone where Deneia village is located in Nicosia District.

Petitions Committee report very positive, Famagusta Municipality says

Famagusta Municipality has called a mission report about a fact finding to Famagusta, Cyprus last May, which was approved unanimously by the Petitions Committee of the European Parliament, in Brussels, on Wednesday, very positive.

CMP recovers remains belonging to a Greek Cypriot in Sinda

A bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) recovered on Tuesday the remains of a Greek Cypriot from a well in Sinda, a village in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus.

Cyprus budget surplus at Euros 437 million in January-October 2018

Cyprus recorded a budget surplus amounting to Euros 436.8 million for the period of January-October 2018, mainly driven by indirect taxes which reached Euros 2.6 billion, according to data released by the Treasury of the Republic on budget execution for the first ten months of year.

Bounced checks issued in October climb to a 13-month high

The total value of bounced checks issued in October 2018 climbed to Euros 0,3 million, reaching the highest level since August 2017, data released today by the Central Bank of Cyprus show.

Largest volume of solid waste ends up in landfills, only 15% sent for recycling

Landfills received 79.5% of the 521 thousand tonnes of municipal solid waste treated in 2017, the Statistical Service said on Wednesday.

Trade deficit declines in first eight months of 2018

Exports drove Cyprus’ trade deficit down by Euros 314 mn in the first eight months of the year, figures released by the Statistical Service on Wednesday showed.

Source: Cyprus News Agency