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British pensioners in Cyprus feel the squeeze

THE GLOBAL economic downturn and the collapse of the British pound are having an enormous impact on the retired population of Brits in Paphos. David Cornthwaite, the Chairman of the UKCA in Paphos told the Sunday Mail that the biggest topic of conversation among expats at the moment is the financial crisis. “The government of […]

Cyprus lawyer at centre of protest replies

FOTOS PITTADJIS, the lawyer at the centre of yesterday’s peaceful protest in Paphos, has given his side of the story concerning allegations made against him to the Cyprus Mail. In an article by Bejay Browne in today’s paper, he said: “I have heard about this demo, and I must say I find it offensive and […]

Cyprus protesters take to the streets

Earlier today a group of around 100 Cypriots and expatriates mounted a peaceful protest outside the new Paphos offices of the law firm Fotos Pittadjis.

Paphos building contractors sound alarm bells

Building contractors in Paphos sounded the alarm for increased unemployment in the construction sector due to lower activity. In his statements to StockWatch, Chairman of the Paphos Building Contractors Association, Antonis Petrides said that 80% of the contracting companies have been affected by the crisis, and if things remain unchanged, all contractors in Paphos will […]

Paphos marina on hold

A LEGAL battle has erupted over the tendering process for the new Paphos marina at Potima Bay area of Kissonerga that may result in its construction being put on hold. The Pandora Group (Leptos) was awarded the contract last June following a hotly contested bidding process with Aristo and Pafilia. But Aristo, the runner-up in […]

Crackdown on timeshare touts

Authorities appear determined to crack down on Cyprus property timeshare touts, in a bid to stamp out the soliciting of customers, which is believed to have an adverse impact on tourism. On Sunday alone, 16 touts were reported in Paphos, as part of a police campaign to discourage the practice. A number of plain-clothes and […]

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