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Kissonerga eyes lucrative cruise ship tourism - Cyprus Mail

Kissonerga eyes lucrative cruise ship tourism - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

By Bejay Browne   Kissonerga has welcomed the recent suggestion by President Nicos Anastasiades that the long-proposed new marina at nearby Potima bay could include a docking facility for cruise ships. The Paphos village community leader described it as a logical suggestion that would massively boost tourism in the area....
Cyprus Mail, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Bill seeks to cement organ-donor opt-ins  - Cyprus Mail

Bill seeks to cement organ-donor opt-ins  - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The House transport committee agreed this week to place before the plenum a bill seeking to deter family members of a deceased person who had agreed to donate organs upon their death from refusing to comply. A representative of the health ministry and the head of the road transport department...
Cyprus Mail, 8 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Our View: It was time someone looked into the ‘sham positions’ at the palace - Cyprus Mail

Our View: It was time someone looked into the ‘sham positions’ at the palace - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

IT WAS ABOUT time the House of Representatives started asking questions about the farce of the political advisors that are hired on contracts by the government. This is a scam devised by President Anastasiades to create jobs, paid for by the taxpayer, that can be shared out as favours to...
Cyprus Mail, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Yeroskipou beach facelift nearly there - Cyprus Mail

Yeroskipou beach facelift nearly there - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The finishing touches are being added to the new beach bars in Yeroskipou that will open next week, according to the mayor. The municipal beach is undergoing a massive facelift and is ‘unrecognisable from last year, mayor of Yeroskipou, Michalis Pavlides told the Cyprus Mail. “We are investing a large...
Cyprus Mail, 15 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Property commission to return two properties to refugee - Cyprus Mail

Property commission to return two properties to refugee - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The Immovable Property Commission (IPC) has decided to return two properties in Koma Tou Yialou in the north to their Greek Cypriot refugee owner and to compensate her for three others albeit at a much lower rate than the estimated value of €1.1m. This is only one of seven such decisions,  providing for restitution and …
Cyprus Mail, 60 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Our View: What qualities do civil servants pay have to be protected by constitution? - Cyprus Mail

Our View: What qualities do civil servants pay have to be protected by constitution? - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The state will appeal against the decision of the administrative court that ruled the pay cuts imposed on civil servants in 2012 as unconstitutional. Attorney-general Costas Clerides explained to the party leaders at Monday’s national council meeting that he believed there was a good chance of winning the appeal explaining that no lawyer would “advise …
Cyprus Mail, 60 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Paphos municipal council U-turn, now votes in favour of cathedral - Cyprus Mail

Paphos municipal council U-turn, now votes in favour of cathedral - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The Paphos municipal council on Monday approved a proposal by the district’s bishopric to erect a cathedral in the gardens of the town hall despite strong protests by residents. The municipal council had rejected the proposal by a majority vote earlier this month, but the matter was brought back for discussion at the request of …
Cyprus Mail, 62 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Demonstrators against asphalt plant threaten to step up action - Cyprus Mail

Demonstrators against asphalt plant threaten to step up action - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Priests from a nearby monastery and residents of Pyrgos and Kornos held a peaceful demonstration outside the presidential palace on Sunday against a decision by the state to allow the operation of an asphalt plant in Stavrovouni. The demonstrators closed the road outside the palace before handing over a statement to assistant government spokesman Klelia …
Cyprus Mail, 63 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Fitch affirms Cyprus' ratings at BBB-, banks remain a weakness - Cyprus Mail

Fitch affirms Cyprus' ratings at BBB-, banks remain a weakness - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Ratings agency Fitch has affirmed Cyprus’ long-term foreign currency issuer default rating (IDR) at BBB- maintaining a stable outlook. In its rationale, the agency said that Cyprus’ ratings were based on a broad-based economic recovery and a substantial budget surplus but with the crisis legacy of high public debt and non-performing exposures (NPEs) in the …
Cyprus Mail, 64 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Cypriot gymnast wins bronze at European Championship - Cyprus Mail

Cypriot gymnast wins bronze at European Championship - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Cypriot gymnast Marios Georgiou won bronze on Friday at the European Championship being held in Szczecin, Poland, winning the island its first medal at the competition. Georgiou, 21, came in third scoring 84.398 points, behind Russians Nikita Nagornyy and Artur Dalaloyan. Following his victory, his coach Panayiotis Petrides said: “For both of us it a …
Cyprus Mail, 65 days ago

Predicted: Sports

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