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21-03-2018 08:57

Announcement on the dust in the atmosphere of Cyprus

  The Department of Labour Inspection of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, announces that, today at 08:00, the hourly concentration of respirable particles in ambient air with diameter less than 10 micrometers (PM10), were between the maximum value of 100 μg/m3 and minimum value of 61 μg/m3 (micrograms per cubic meter). Consequently, it is expected that the average 24hour concentration will exceed the corresponding limit value of 50 μg/m3, as defined by the relative legi...

20-03-2018 14:45

Extension to the submission date of income tax return for companies and self employed (with accounts) for the year 2016

The Tax Department informs that the submission date for Income Tax Returns for Companies (T.D.4) and Self Employed with accounts (T.D.1 Acc) for the year 2016 is extended until the 30th of June 2018. (MG/SCH)

20-03-2018 12:42

The President of the Republic in Brussels

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, will leave tomorrow morning for Brussels, where he will participate in the proceedings of the European Council that will take place on 22 and 23 March.In Brussels, the President will also participate in the Meeting of the European Popular Party, which will take place on the sidelines of the European Council.The President of the Republic will be accompanied to Brussels by the Government Spokesman, Mr Prodromos Prodromou, and other officia...

20-03-2018 09:19

Announcement on the dust in the atmosphere of Cyprus

The Department of Labour Inspection of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, announces that, today at 07:00, the hourly concentration of respirable particles in ambient air with diameter less than 10 micrometers (PM10), were between the maximum value of 90 μg/m3 and minimum value of 36 μg/m3 (micrograms per cubic meter). Consequently, it is expected that the average 24hour concentration will exceed the corresponding limit value of 50 μg/m3, as defined by the relative legislati...

19-03-2018 14:36

PIO and seven Cyprus universities organize the “Healthy living” Creative Communication Competition

Students in Applied Arts and Fine Arts are offered a unique opportunity to participate in a Creative Communication Competition on “Healthy Living”, organized by the Press and Information Office (PIO) in cooperation with seven Cyprus universities.Cash prizes amounting to €1.000, €750 and €500 will be granted to the top three projects. The main criteria for the appraisal of the participating projects will be their originality and the degree of persuasiveness in the transmission of the message ...

19-03-2018 12:57

Tourist Arrivals: February 2018

Tourist arrivals +23,4%On the basis of the results of the Passengers Survey, arrivals of tourists reached 101.481 in February 2018, compared to 82.209 in February 2017, recording an increase of 23,4%. February 2018 had the highest volume of tourist arrivals ever recorded in Cyprus during the specific month.For the period of January-February 2018 arrivals of tourists totalled 177.348, compared to 144.820 in the corresponding period of 2017, recording an increase of 22,5% and outnumbering the...

16-03-2018 17:30

Government’s satisfaction for the support of the USA expressed by the Government Spokesman

The Government Spokesman Mr Prodromos Prodromou expressed, today, the government’s satisfaction for the support of the United States of America for a resumption of the negotiations on the Cyprus problem as well as for the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus to explore and exploit its natural resources.In his remarks to reporters, at the Presidential Palace, following the meeting of the President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European ...

16-03-2018 13:57

The President of the Republic received the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs

The President of the Republic Mr Nicos Anastasiades received today, at the Presidential Palace, the United States’ Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Mr Wess Mitchell.After the meeting, Mr Mitchell told reporters that “I had a very warm and engaging conversation with President Anastasiades and it was important for me, on one of my first trips in this role, to come to Cyprus. And I reiterated to the President our appreciation for this strategic partnership that we ...

16-03-2018 13:57

Harmonized Price Index: February 2018

Annual rateofchange -0,4% The Harmonized Price Index (HICP) for February 2018 decreased by 0,4% when compared to February 2017, while compared to January of 2018 increased by 1,2%. For the period January-February 2018 the HICP recorded a decrease of -0,9% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.  (Table 1)Note: The HICP in Euro area for the last month is based on EUROSTAT estimation (flash estimate). Compared to February 2017, the largest changes were noted in Furnishin...

16-03-2018 13:43

Employment in the broad public sector - 4th quarter 2017

The employment in the Broad Public Sector for the 4th quarter of 2017 was 67.266 persons. The employment in General Government was 61.394 and in the Publicly Owned Enterprises and Companies was 5.872. The General Government includes Government, Non-Profit Organizations and Local Authorities that employed 51.215, 5.963 and 4.216 persons respectively.  The employment in the Broad Public Sector increased by 706 persons (1,06%) compared to the same quarter of 2016. The employment in Central G...

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