Daily Archives: February 15, 2002

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Tourism revenue well up in spite of September 11

TOURISM increased by only 0.4 per cent last year, according to statistics released yesterday, a figure which falls far short of the projections at the beginning of the year.

However, tourism revenue for the year increased by 7.0 per cent to £1.27 billion, Tourism Minister Nicos Rolandis told the Cyprus Mail.

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Did you work at Brentford Nylons in the ’70s?

A BRITISH man on holiday in Cyprus is looking for former Greek Cypriot colleagues who worked with him in Chiswick during the 1970s.

From 1971 to 1979, Paul Motuel worked as a manager in the group salaries section of Brentford Nylons, built up by Armenian immigrant Harry Pambakian.

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Oslo group slams its critics

THE OSLO group, a bicommunal initiative set up in 1997, yesterday hit back at critics of a report they issued three years ago, which has recently been branded as ‘treacherous’.

At a news conference in Nicosia, five members of the original 25 Greek Cypriots who participated in the group defended both the initiative and the report, issued in January 1999.

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Nicosia bus drivers to strike for pay rise

HUNDREDS of people using public transport in Nicosia will be stranded next week as bus drivers go on a 24-hour strike.

Drivers of the Nicosia Bus Company are planning to strike on Thursday, February 21 because they will not be receiving their annual pay rise due to the company’s lack of funds.

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