Archive for May, 2024

We vote for both Europe and Cyprus

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Giorgos Koukoumas
AKEL-Left-Social Alliance: A force of assertion
We vote for both Europe and Cyprus
29 May 2024. AKEL C.C. Press Office, Nicosia
Every Cypriot and has the right to know what voting for the …

AKEL denounces the new massacre of Palestinians by Israel

The new crime committed by the State of Israel against the Palestinian people did not happen by mistake and can in no way be justified by supporters of Netanyahu everywhere and his criminal government. The fire that they caused by …

If the Cyprus Finance Minister means what he says on the banks, he should proceed with practical measures

AKEL: If the Finance Minister means what he says on the banks, he should proceed with practical measures
Statement by Charis Polycarpou, Head of the Economy Policy Sector of ΑΚΕΛ
26 May 2024, AKEL C.C. Press Office, Nicosia
In an …

The creation of a national cancer institute in Cyprus is imperative

AKEL: The creation of a national cancer institute
is imperative
25 May 2024, AKEL C.C. Press Office, Nicosia
It is with great dismay that we have been informed by the media of the Finance Ministry’s intention to cancel the creation …

UK’s Labour puts economic stability at heart of election offer

Britain’s opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would prioritise economic stability if it won a national election on July 4, with its finance policy chief saying she would focus on spurring successful businesses.

Less than a week after Prime …

Cyprus scraps $1.2 billion port concession, claiming contract breach

Cyprus has scrapped a 1.2 billion euro ($1.30 billion) concession agreement for the development of Larnaca port, claiming on Monday the operator awarded the project in 2020 was in breach of contract.

Operator Kition Ocean Holdings, which held a long-term …

The Yianis Christodoulou Foundation plans to set a new Guinness World Records title for the longest alternating chain of people clasping wrist

The Yianis Christodoulou Foundation plans to set a new Guinness World Records title for the longest alternating chain of people clasping wrists, in an event that will take place in Cyprus on June 25.

According to a press release, the …

Evidence of the urban planning of New Paphos brought to light by archaeologists

New data on the urban organization of the city of Nea Paphos and the width of its insula were brought to light by an excavation research of the archaeological mission of the Universities of Warsaw and Krakow in Nea Paphos …

Cyprus’ national expert elected VP of Committee for UNESCO 1970 Convention

Efthymia Alphas, Senior Archaeological Official and national expert of the Republic of Cyprus, has been elected Vice-President of the Presidency of the twelfth Session of the Subsidiary Committee of the Meeting of States Parties to the 1970 Convention of UNESCO, …

Cyprus had the highest share of excellent bathing waters in the EU in 2023

Cyprus was the country with the largest percentage of excellent bathing waters in 2023, at 97.6%, according to data released by the European Environment Agency and the Commission.

The countries with the highest percentages after Cyprus were Austria (96.9%), Croatia …