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31-12-2018 19:00

The President of the Republic addressed a televised message to the people of Cyprus for the New Year

What we must all be seeking is for the solution of the Cyprus problem to bring about lasting peace and stability, and this can only be achieved through mutual respect for the rights of both communities, the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, said in his televised message to the people of Cyprus for the New Year.In his message the President of the Republic said, among other things, that “for our own homeland, and despite the intense efforts we have made, the unacceptable situat...

31-12-2018 12:35

Average monthly earnings of employees: 3rd quarter 2018

Annual Change 3,1%Based on provisional data, the average gross monthly earnings of employees during the third quarter of 2018, amounted to €1.827 compared to €1.772 during the third quarter of 2017, i.e. an increase of 3,1% is observed. It is noted that the data referring to the third quarter of 2018, include payments to the employees of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank at its closure and thus, the increase is higher than expected.The average monthly earnings during the third quarter of 2018, se...

28-12-2018 20:22

Issuing of Recreational / Amateur Fishing Licenses

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Research (DFMR) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, announces the beginning of the issuing of recreational and amateur fishing licenses for the year 2019.Recreational Boat Fishing, Recreational Spear Fishing and Recreational Reservoirs Fishing Licenses can be issued electronically via JCC Smart or through Banks.Recreational Fishing Licenses will be issued exceptionally at the Central and District Offices of the Department...

28-12-2018 13:15

Citizen Centre (KEPO) services provided at Kakopetria Post Office

The Department of Postal Services, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, informs the public that as from 2nd of January, 2019 Citizen Centre (KEPO) services will be provided at Kakopetria Post Office.Kakopetria Post Office has been relocated to 20, Arch. Makarios Avenue, 2800 Kakopetria.New P.O. Boxes have been installed at the new Post Office which retain their number and Post Code.The P.O.Box lessees can pick up the new keys and hand in the old ones at the new Post Office.(AH)

28-12-2018 12:29

The annual report “Cyprus External Trade Statistics (Volumes I- IV), for 2017 is now published

The Statistical Service announces that it has published the annual report: “Cyprus External Trade Statistics (Volumes I-IV)” for 2017.The report provides a comprehensive account of the commodity flows between Cyprus and its trading partner countries for 2017. It consists of four volumes. Volumes I, II and III include detailed quantity and value data on imports/arrivals classified by commodity for the H.S. Sections I-IX, X-XV and XVI-XXI respectively and by main trading partner. Volume IV inc...

28-12-2018 12:15

Answer by the Department of Antiquities on the recent articles published in the Press regarding the repatriation of 100 bronze age antiquities

Referring to a number of recent articles published in the daily Press and in particular to the articles published in “Politis” newspaper on December 22, 2018 titled «Το Walk of Truth επαναπατρίζει αρχαιότητες της Εποχής του Χαλκού» (Walk of Truth repatriates antiquities of the Bronze Age) and in  “Fileleftheros” newspaperdated December 23, 2018 titled «Απονομή Δικαιοσύνης, ο επαναπατρισμός αρχαιοτήτων» (Delivering justice, the repatriation of antiquities), the Department of Antoquities would ...

28-12-2018 08:07

PIO Newsroom will be closed on 1st January 2019

The Newsroom of the Press and Information Office will be closed on 1st of January 2019 due to New Year holidays.(ML/SCH)

27-12-2018 10:57

Applications for the Episkopi Lemesou Postal Agency

The Cyprus Post accepts applications of citizens of community of Episkopi village to take over the local postal agency in the form of assignment of duties and not employment, as well as the delivery of mail, with a remuneration of €908.00 on a monthly basis.Interested people may contact Lemesos District Post Officer at tel. 25802254 – 25802256. Application deadline is 8 January 2019.(AH)

23-12-2018 10:24

The Newsroom Section will be closed on 24, 25 and 26 December

The Newsroom Section of the Press and Information Office will be closed on 24, 25 and 26 of December 2017 due to the Christmas holiday.(II)

21-12-2018 14:09

Foreign Trade Statistics, for January - September 2018

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announces that it has published the monthly electronic publication “Intra-Extra EU Trade Statistics (by commodity and country)” for January - September 2018. It includes detailed quantity and value data on imports and exports of domestically produced goods and foreign goods, classified by the 6th digit commodity code and by partner country.The main developments in Cyprus foreign trade were:Total imports in January-September 2018 amounted to €6.586,8 mn as c...