CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 18/12/2017 14:50

New High Commissioner of Cyprus to Zambia presents his credentials

The new High Commissioner of Cyprus to the Republic of Zambia based in Pretoria, Yannis Iacovou presented his credentials to the President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu. According to a PIO announcement, during the ceremony that took place last week, the new High Commissioner expressed his readiness to develop bilateral relations between the two countries for mutual benefit.

Job vacancy rate at 1.9% in the eurozone in Q3 2017, 1,4% in Cyprus

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.9% in the third quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.6% in the third quarter of 2016, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The same rate was 1.4% in Cyprus, for the Q3 2017, compared to 0.8% in Q2 2017.

Euro area annual inflation was 1.5% in November 2017, 0.2% in Cyprus

Euro area annual inflation was 1.5% in November 2017, up from 1.4% in October. In November 2016, the rate was 0.6%. European Union annual inflation was 1.8% in November 2017, up from 1.7% in October. A year earlier the rate was 0.6%. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Cypriot champion breaks closed rowing world record

Cypriot world rowing champion Anna Ioannou, 25, broke the women’s lightweight 1,000-metre closed rowing world record on Sunday in Limassol, in the 19-29 age group. Ioannou clocked in at 3.30.6. The record was held until Sunday by 27-year-old Sanita K. Hansen at 3.31.5.

Anorthosis, Apollon and APOEL achieve important victories for Match Day 16 of Cyprus League

Anorthosis, Apollon and APOEL achieved important victories for Match Day 16 of the Cyprus Football League, while AEK drew with Ermis in AEK Arena Stadium. Match Day 16 wraps up on Monday with the game between Alki and Paphos. Results of match day 16: Aris-Anorthosis 0-2, Ethnicos Achnas-Omonia 2-2, APOEL-Nea Salamina 2-1, Apollon-Olympiakos 5-0, Doxa-AEL 0-0, AEK-Ermis 1-1. Standings at 16 matches: Anorthosi 36, AEK 36, Apollon 31 (13 matches), APOEL 30 (14 matches), AEL 28 (15 matches), Doxa 23, Pafos 20 (14 matches), Omonia 20 (15 matches), Alki 15 (15 matches), Ermis 14, OIympiakos 12, Nea Salamina 11, Aris 9, Ethnicos Achnas 7.

Source: Cyprus News Agency