Archive for the ‘Cyprus News’ Category

Wind Farms in Cyprus

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Cyprus has another wind farm project in the making in the district of Larnaca This will be the seventh project on the island and will have 4 wind turbines Cyprus is encouraging the gereration of electriocity via wind and solar means and grant systems are in place

Cyprus News

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Nothing to do with Cyprus but as one of the editors for this blog i have  just started to stop smoking and using electronic cigarettes Im now looking into a seperate business in selling E cigarettes and cigars as the Cypriot property market is in the dulldrums and property sales are down and whilst we all will ride out the storm so to speak we need to make ends meet

Cyprus Libya Return

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

The Libyan crisis has seen a return home for some Cypriots. Fourty Cypriots returned yesterday from Triploi, the Libyan Capital, some Cypriots stay in Libya Voluntairily to assits their employers. Ships, Greek Hercules Aircraft and Libyan Airlines continue to ferry people out of the troubled state.

Cyprus Gas

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Premier Christofias has been handed correspondence from Israeli Company Delek which is involved in the Fuels and in particular Gas supplies. Cyprus remains open on the supply of gas to the island but has mutual agreements i place with Israel. Meetings continue with eth various ministers responsible.

Trade Deficit In Cyprus

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Figures out today show a trade deficit in Cyprus of over 4 Billion Euros. The Exports topped over 900 Million  Euros when compared with like for like periods last year during thefirst tenm months of 2010. Imports also rose 8 % Over 5 Billion in revenue Exports alo saw a rise of over 0.3 % after taking into account seasonal variances. Cyprus Real Estate is also reflecting trends and can be used as an econic guide

Cyprus Safety

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

The ministry of Communications and works signed a convention to study the amount of road accidents amongst young people. The government of Cyprus has instigated a plan which is hoped to reduce the  number of casualties on the roads.

European Presidency 2012

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Cyprus is set to take over the European Presidency 2012 in the second half of 2012 and the European Secretary for Cyprus Mr Andreas Moleskis comented that despite the smaller size of  the island of Cyprus as a member that it would be a resounding success. This would be the first time that Cyprus will hold the position and there was a good turn out of the Cypriot representative bodies in suppport at a recently held seminar

Cyprus Digital TV

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

The CYBC has made ready its digital TV base. In 2012 the current analogue system which is now running along side the new digital system will be switched off. There are now new transmitters on the island and on channel 33 for example Euro news is available. It is planned that every property in Cyprus be covered by the years end ( 2010 )

Cyprus Property Sale North

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Sales in the North of Cyprus have seen an upsurge by Israeli buyers and a definitive downturn in buyers from the U.K Jews from Israel are wanting holiday homes and input from Israeli business firms have increased along side most of the development which is also done by Israeli companies. Turkish buyers still remain the number one buyers of land in the north but Israel is now a definite second acording to the North Cyprus Real Esate Association headed by Hasan Sungur. 

Air Raid Sirens

Monday, July 20th, 2009

This morning Air Raid Sirens went off to signal the Turkish invasion in 1974.  34 years ago. Remembrances will occur over the island today including one by the Archbishop with Premier Chistofias present. 160000 Greek Cypriots were made homeless.

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