Google staff demand more oversight of China search engine plan

Google is not close to launching a search engine app in China, its chief executive said at a companywide meeting on Thursday, according to a transcript seen by Reuters, as employees of the Alphabet [...]

Genesis Mining Compels Certain Customers to Upgrade BTC Mining Contracts

Genesis Mining was started in 2014, with locations in Bosnia and China. The company subsequently moved to Iceland and Canada due to the cold climate and cheap electricity rates. In June, Canadia [...]

Economy grows 3.9 per cent in Q2 – flash estimate

Cyprus’ economy grew 3.9 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of the year, according to a flash estimate published by the statistical service on Tuesday. Based on seasonally and working da [...]

Kontides wins Laser world championship

Cypriot sailor Pavlos Kontides has won the world championship for the second year running on Friday after winning gold in the Laser category at Aarhus, Denmark. Kontides battled it out with Austral [...]

Police warn of new cyberscam

Police on Tuesday warned the public about a new form of online fraud and extortion. They said people receive e-mails where the sender claims to know and have access to codes and private information t [...]

AstroBank grows by 55% by acquiring USB Bank

In conformity with its growth strategy, AstroBank Limited announced that it has signed an agreement with USB Bank PLC to acquire the banking business including the staff of USB, exclud [...]

World’s largest passenger plane drops in to Larnaca

The world’s largest passenger plane, an Airbus A380, landed in Larnaca early on Thursday after departing from Denmark at 8.15pm the day before.   The plane, which ordinarily would be used to re [...]

Cyprus registers the largest annual unemployment drop in the EU

Unemployment rates in Cyprus further dropped to 8.2%  (7.6% for males and 8.8% for females) or 35 000 individuals, in June 2018, from 8.3% in May 2018 and 11% or 47 000 in [...]

Cyprus’ interests defended at International Arbitration Tribunal

The Law Office has successfully defended Cyprus’ interests in the proceedings commenced by Marfin Investment Group (MIG) against the Republic of Cyprus at the International Arbitrati [...]

Trade unions endorse VRS for 900 employees in the CCB

Trade Unions PEO, SEK and PASYDY endorsed on Thursday a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for 900 employees of the state-owned Cyprus Cooperative Bank (CCB) in the context of a deal [...]
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