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By Angelos Anastasiou WITH A focus on implementing its growth and value-adding strategy, CyTA has decided to enter the highly competitive mobile telephony market in Greece via its Greek subsidiary, the semi-state telecoms company has announced. At a news conference, conducted simultaneously in Athens and Nicosia via telepresence, the company presented its latest strategic venture.
Friday Sep 12 | The Cyprus Weekly
Protecting the environment is important for 95% of Europeans-including Cypriots albeit to a lesser degree-- according to the results of a Eurobarometer survey. Of the 500 people interview in Cyprus for the 27,998 interview survey, 68% said they considered protecting the environment important to them.
Friday Sep 12 | The Cyprus Weekly
Despite assurances by the Attorney General, Opposition Akel insist the President should look into a possible conflict of interest where Central Bank Governor Chrystalla Georghadji is concerned. Georghadji's only daughter Marianna works for the law firm of her father Andreas, the Governor's ex-husband, currently representing collapsed Laiki Bank's former strongman Andreas Vgenopoulos in a lawsuit filed against him by the lender's administrator.
President Nicos Anastasiades has declared that his government plans to draft a national strategy on tourism, probably the fifth in two decades, in an effort to pluck Cyprus out of the doldrums of arrival numbers to beyond the 2-2.5 mln tourists received in the past ten years. Communications and Works Minister Marios Demetriades, addressing the annual meeting of the Association of Cyprus Travel Agents this week on behalf of President Anastasiades, said the government had carefully examined the problems in the sector and was promoting solutions.
The global company, which helps businesses process payments and carry out electronic financial transactions, will set up a data site at the Atlantic Technology Centre with assistance from Innovation P.E.I. "This shows the success our province has had in attracting businesses with a global outlook," Allen Roach, Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning. The Charlottetown office of Carta Worldwide is expected to employ up to 17 people by summer 2016.
A high-level delegation from the European Investment Bank is expected to pay a visit to Cyprus on Friday, September 19, in order to sign new financing instruments in support of the Cypriot economy. As CNA learns, the delegation will be headed by EIB President Werner Hoyer and EIB Vice President Mihai Tanasescu and will have contacts with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the country`s Finance Minister Harris Georgiades and other officials.
The District Court of Famagusta sentenced Kypros Kyprianou, 55, to five years in jail on Wednesday, after he was found guilty of forgery and theft from representation. Kyprianou and his property company Famagusta Developers Ltd. have also been fined 6,000 euros.
Cyprus has denounced to the United Nations the recent illegal visit of the President of Turkey Recept Tayyip Erdogan to Cyprus Turkish occupied areas. According to an official press release, the Foreign Ministry denounced Erdogan`s illegal visit, through the Republic of Cyprus Permanent Representative at the UN in New York.
The Company's board of directors has fixed the close of business on Thursday, October 2, 2014 as the record date for the determination of the shareholders entitled to receive notice and to vote at the Annual Meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof. Formal notice of the Annual Meeting and the Company's proxy statement are expected to be sent to shareholders on or about Monday, October 6, 2014.
Mr Keddie replaces John Doran, Managing Director of Belfast International Airport since 2006, who is stepping aside for health reasons. Mr Keddie joins from Hermes Airports where he was Executive Commercial Manager, responsible for all commercial revenue at Larnaca and Paphos airports in Cyprus.
BIG Brother winner Helen Wood unwittingly led police to her firearms fugitive lover after he fled the country to Cyprus, a court heard. Louis Larsson had been released halfway through a five-year prison term when he fled from Bolton - but the 29-year-old was arrested by police in Cyprus after police followed Miss Wood there, Bolton Crown Court heard.
More and more Britons living in Paphos are packing up and going home according to a special news feature from Sky TV in the UK. A Sky News crew arrived on the island last month as British forces on the island's bases began mobilising as tensions began to escalate in Iraq.
Ankara has sought to play down recent comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Cyprus that sparked a strong reaction from Greece's foreign ministry, according to reports Friday. During a visit to the Turkish-occupied north of Nicosia earlier this week, Erdogan called for a two-state solution for the divided island while claiming that Greece was not A'doing its dutyA' as a guarantor power to break the ongoing deadlock.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:11 pm
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