Worker rights a government priority, President says | Cyprus Mail

“The protection of worker rights, through the actions of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, has always been the government’s priority,” President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday in an address to the annual Democratic Labour Federation of Cyprus (Deok) conference. “To this extent, targeted inspections are carried out for stricter control of the labour […]

Due to warming of the Mediterranean Sea, marine species are migrating tens of meters deeper into cooler waters to survive: First meta-analysis of its kind of 236 species living in the Mediterranean

A new Tel Aviv University study has found that due to the temperature difference across the Mediterranean Sea, species of marine animals such as fish, crustaceans and mollusks (such as squid) are changing their habitats to live tens of meters deeper in cooler waters. The groundbreaking study was led by PhD student Shahar Chaikin under […]

Cyprus takes part in virtual country exhibition in China | Cyprus Mail

By Lanting Liu Cyprus is taking part in the fourth China news/” 2169 target=”_blank”>International Import Expo (CIIE), which opened in Shanghai on Friday, in the virtual country exhibition. It is the first time Cyprus is taking part in this major news/” 2169 target=”_blank”>international event, even though it is in the digital pavilion for guest countries, […]

Anastasiades unveils strategy to woo foreign business | Cyprus Mail

President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday outlined the government’s Action Plan, aimed at establishing Cyprus as “a prosperous, reliable and competitive business hub.” “We are keen on providing the conditions under which any investor can thrive,” he said at a gathering at the presidential palace, attended by foreign businesspeople that have set up businesses in Cyprus […]

Israel to build surveillance system to track activity along Cyprus’s Green Line

NICOSIA — Cyprus signed a deal Thursday for Israel’s military to build an electronic surveillance system to monitor activity along the UN-patrolled Green Line across the divided Mediterranean island. “It is an electronic surveillance system that will provide us with images 24 hours a day,” Cypriot Defense Ministry spokesperson Christos Pieris told the Cyprus News […]