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News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus opposition cheesed off over halloumi trademark fiasco

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/cyprus-opposition-cheesed-off-over-halloumi-trademark-fiasco-151014392.html
Publicated on: onday 10 December 2018

Cyprus on Monday dismissed opposition calls to sack its commerce minister after a government blunder saw it lose the trademark rights to its famous white cheese halloumi in Britain. The UK is the bigg...

News Cyprus » Government: CYPRUS: Government welcomes approval of 2019 surplus budget

News source: http://www.financialmirror.com/news-details.php?nid=36284
Publicated on: Friday 14 December 2018

A majority of Cypriot MPs have approved the government’s 2019 budget that provides for a surplus amounting to 3% of GDP. Thirty MPs from ruling DISY, the DIKO and the Solidarity Movement voted in favo...

News Cyprus » Government: Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa resigns amid government shut down fears

News source: https://cyprus-mail.com/2018/12/15/sri-lanka-pm-rajapaksa-resigns-amid-government-shut-down-fears/
Publicated on: Friday 14 December 2018

But as a government shutdown loomed, Rajapaksa put in his papers and said in a statement on Saturday that a change of government that “the people expected” has now been put off. “I have no ...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus bills Jews $6,000 for Hanukkah events’ security costs

News source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/256185
Publicated on: hursday 13 December 2018

Government officials in Cyprus billed the local Jewish community more than $6,000 for security costs during Hanukkah celebrations. The Dec. 4 bill was sent to the Cypriot Jewish Community last week in ...

News Cyprus » Government: Government ‘clueless’ about halloumi business, says UK company

News source: https://cyprus-mail.com/2018/12/11/government-clueless-about-halloumi-business-says-uk-company/
Publicated on: onday 10 December 2018

In a press release, John & Pascalis Ltd said they were responding to various allegations aired in the Cypriot media but also by government officials in the wake of the decision by which Cyprus ...

News Cyprus » Government: President defends Cyprus’ Investment Programme in European Parliament

News source: http://www.parikiaki.com/2018/12/president-defends-cyprus-investment-programme-in-european-parliament/
Publicated on: Wednesday 12 December 2018

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday defended his government’s investment programme aimed at attracting investments to Cyprus, following criticism by members of the European Parliament, ...

News Cyprus » Government: CYPRUS: UK firm says it took halloumi trademark to save exports

News source: http://www.financialmirror.com/news-details.php?nid=36262
Publicated on: uesday 11 December 2018

Distributors John & Pascalis defended its actions in taking the UK halloumi trademark from the Cyprus government saying it was saving the lucrative export industry from collapsing. John & Pascalis iss...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus bills Jewish community $6,000 for Chanukah events’ security costs

News source: https://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/world_news/cyprus-bills-jewish-community-for-chanukah-events-security-costs/article_5f6ee9b2-ffce-11e8-9629-2ba949141b10.html
Publicated on: Friday 14 December 2018

Government officials in Cyprus billed the local Jewish community more than $6,000 for security costs during Chanukah celebrations, angering one prominent European Jewish leader who called it a “new lo...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus sees surge in migrants crossing from breakaway north

News source: http://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/ap-online/2018/12/10/cyprus-sees-surge-in-migrants-crossing-from-breakaway-north
Publicated on: onday 10 December 2018

Migrant arrivals by sea have also increased, turning tiny Cyprus into the EU's top recipient of asylum-seekers relative to its population size, as other EU countries have tightened their borders. Gove...

News Cyprus » Government: Crisis between Russia and Cyprus over, say Russian, Cypriot officials

News source: http://en.ce.cn/World/big-news/201812/12/t20181212_31018686.shtml
Publicated on: onday 10 December 2018

Following Zakharova's statement, the Cyprus government has made it clear that it does not seek the island's militarization and that it provides facilities to any country which asks to use them for hum...