Monthly Archives: June 2000

Archives June 22, 2000 posted by

Share prices down in confused market

SHARE prices ended 0.8 per cent in the red yesterday as equities bucked a firmer open on intense intraday speculation.

The CSE benchmark lost 4.3 points to close at 510.68 points, in a band of 514.53 to 510.17, oscillations that underlined confusion among investors, traders said.

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Archives June 21, 2000 posted by

Lellos plans to clamp down

NICOSIA Mayor Lellos Demetriades plans to initiate legislation to put an end to the massive problem of illegally parked cars that routinely obstruct roads all over the island.

His plans would see offending parked cars clamped and towed away, with drivers facing hefty fines in order to claim them back.

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Archives June 21, 2000 posted by

Matsakis joins anti-foundry protest

DEPUTY Marios Matsakis yesterday joined 400-500 Omonia parents and children, who say they are being poisoned by Nemitsas foundry smoke, and declared the foundry "will go, whether (owner Takis Nemitsas) likes it or not because the people are fed up with it."

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Archives June 21, 2000 posted by

‘Bold plans for the new millennium’

COMMUNICATIONS Minister Averoff Neophytou said yesterday his Ministry was willing to move forward boldly into the new millennium.

The Minister announced it had been decided to approve a private Cypriot air company to run flights to and from Greek destinations other than Athens and Salonica.

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Archives June 21, 2000 posted by

Doctor charged with soliciting bribe in kidney drug case

NICOSIA police yesterday confirmed that they had charged a well-known Nicosia doctor for allegedly soliciting a bribe.

Police said they had charged the head of Nicosia general hospital’s Nephrology Department Dr Alkis Pierides in connection with the erythropoetine case, in which the hospital ran out of supplies of the life-enhancing kidney drug.

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