In Cyprus, all relevant services should work together more effectively to address the phenomenon of seasonal workers quitting their jobs in order to apply for asylum. Yiannakis Gavriel said This is the third time since he has chaired the commission that problems faced by growers are being discussed when it comes to finding seasonal workers, while the four ministries involved in the process offer...
Today, June 20, is Tax Freedom Day: a day created to compare the tax burdens of countries. Cyprus is still faring well.
Before the war in Ukraine, Cyprus welcomed about 800,000 tourists from Russia and Ukraine every year. Due to the ban on flights by the EU, the Cypriot travel industry, which specialized in the Russian market, is suffering.
Greece is almost out of the tough financial supervision of the eurozone under which the country has been for years. The ministers of the euro area (Eurogroup) agreed in Luxembourg to lift the increased supervision after 20 August. The Greek government will also receive a 748 million euro debt relief benefit for the seventh and final time.
Under the seabed in Cyprus is gas. And the government in Nicosia and the energy companies are well aware of this, especially now that Europe wants to become less dependent on Russian gas.
Suddenly, enlargement of the EU is again an issue. And then it’s not just about candidate Ukraine.
With all the crises, hard-hitting conflicts and internal divisions that have plagued the EU over the past 15 years, one topic was hardly discussed: enlargement.
The pound had the wind in the back of a rising interest rate in the first months of this year. Although British interest rates are still rising, the focus on foreign exchange markets has shifted to the economic problems and the threat of another Brexit squabble.
Shipping companies in the three largest maritime nations of the European Union, Greece, Cyprus and Malta, have doubled the amount of Russian oil they carry since the invasion of Ukraine on February 24.