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  1. Prices rise in Cyprus as investors flood market

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... Richard Warren Buyers are attracted by falling interest rates, comparatively low costs, luxury developments and growth Property prices in Cyprus rose 20 per cent last year ... on the Greek-populated southern part of Cyprus last year because investors flooded in after it joined the European Union, investment property consultancy Assetz International reported. Assetz managing director ...

  2. New market gloss hides pitfalls

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... ownership, providing new opportunities for the investor and second home buyer. They are emerging so rapidly, that no sooner has somewhere like Cyprus been heralded as the 'new Spain' by estate agents than they tell us Turkey is the 'new Cyprus'. Other exotic locations appearing on the property buying map include Croatia, Montenegro, northern Cyprus, Bulgaria, Poland, ...

  3. TV dramas give vent to anti-EU backlash by Turkish nationalists

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Nicholas Birch

    ... of mafia-state links has kept it at the top of ratings charts for months. The story travels to the Turkish enclave of northern Cyprus, separated from the rest of the island since the Turkish army invaded ... and the inter-ethnic violence that preceded it. 'The west wants to hand Cyprus over to Greece,' replies Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash, his cameo performance voicing views honed over decades. ...

  4. travel

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 Which country attracted the most visitors in 2004? 2 What unit of currency is used in Egypt, Cyprus and Syria? 3 According to the World Tourism Organisation, how many kilometres does a person have to travel for recreation to be considered a tourist? 4 In which Italian city was explorer Marco Polo born? 5 Where is Michelangelo's David? 6 Which major ...

  5. Developers in Europe target investors in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... overseas to invest, just like during the pre-1997 period,' said Hoi Cheung, director of event organiser Corporate Consumer Communications. 'Real estate companies in Spain, Cyprus ... apartments, condominiums, detached town houses and resort villas. The developers offered off-plan as well as completed projects in Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Spain, Cyprus ...

  6. Shakespeare

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 Which William Shakespeare play contains the memorable stage direction: 'Exit, chased by a bear'? 2 Ethan Hawke, Kenneth Brannagh and Mel Gibson have all played which Shakespearean character in films? 3 Who was Shakespeare's wife? 4 Which Shakespeare play is partially set in Cyprus? 5 Gus Van Sant's 1991 film My Own Private Idaho ...

  7. Conference schedule

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cyprus, Hungary, Panama, Oman Saturday, Dec 17 Morning speakers: Belgium, Cambodia, Myanmar, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Grenada, Togo, ...

  8. England face battle to unseat Poles

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... if they win their final home match against Cyprus and Switzerland fail to beat Ireland. If Switzerland win in Dublin, France could still finish top with a big win over Cyprus. Unless Israel score ...

  9. What's On

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Queen of Cyprus, sold her kingdom to Venice 1932: U.S. photographic pioneer George Eastman, founder of the Kodak company, committed suicide 1965: Israel accepted a West German request ...

  10. Conference schedule

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lesotho, Sweden, Haiti, Mauritius, Republic of Guinea, Botswana, Finland, Saint Lucia, Denmark, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cyprus, Hungary, Panama, Oman Saturday, Dec 17 Morning speakers: Belgium, ...




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