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Mainly fine weather with new yellow alert for extremely high temperatures

Mainly fine weather on Wednesday with yet another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 1pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected...

Industrial producer prices up by 0.7% in Euro area and 0.4% in Cyprus in June 2020

In June 2020, the fourth month during which Covid-19 containment measures are being applied in most Member States, industrial producer prices rose, compared with...

People needed to manage thermal cameras

The Ministry of Health announced a tender for the purchase of services by health professionals for the management of thermal cameras at Larnaca and...

More than 27,000 passengers from categories A–B were checked since flights resumed

Cyprus' Health Ministry announced today that a total of 27,334 passengers were tested for Covid–19 coming from countries listed in categories A and B,...

What you need to know if you are travelling to Cyprus

As part of the Government's strategy for managing the corona virus pandemic, the safeguarding of Public Health and limiting the entry of Covid-19 incidents...

Ministry announces conclusion of international tender for Larnaca port and marina development

The Cyprus Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced on Monday the successful conclusion of the international tender for the development of the port...

One person of the four persons wanted for violations of Covid-19 quarantine rules, located

Following the Ministry of Health's actions to identify to police four persons who were not responsive to calls by the health authorities trying to...

Recent Covid-19 cases in Limassol do not constitute a second wave, Professor Karayiannis says

Recent confirmed Covid-19 cases in Limassol do not constitute a second wave of the corona virus, Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific advisory team...

Nicosia reservedly optimistic for a deal with Russia on double taxation agreement

Nicosia expresses reserved optimism for a deal on the issue of the treaty between Cyprus and Russia for the avoidance of double taxation. Replying to...

Limassolians rushing to get tested for Covid-19

Office call centres of Limassol's GP's have caught fire as citizens exhibiting at least one Covid-19 related symptom call them up asking for testing...

Police are looking for possible violators of Covid-19 quarantine rules

The Ministry of Health on Monday sent to police the names of four persons who do not respond to calls by health authorities trying...

Star Wars inspires new smart skin

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed an AI device with a sense of touch that can identify objects and textures. Inspired by...

Cyprus gets 100 new police officers and fire fighters

A total of 100 new police officers and fire fighters were sworn in on Monday in an effort to strengthen the numbers of these...

Mainly fine with new yellow alert for extremely high temperatures

Mainly fine weather on Tuesday with yet another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 1pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected...

Five new corona virus cases detected out of 2,581 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 5 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Ministry of Interior on obtaining a Special Entry Permit to the Republic of Cyprus

The Ministry of Interior announced that the requirement for obtaining a Special Entry Permit to the Republic of Cyprus applies only to persons coming...

Measures taken at Cyprus’ airports to reduce passenger congestion

A number of measures were decided on Monday in order to avoid passenger congestion observed at the airports, Yiannis Karousos, Minister of Transport, Communications...

Mother who killed 12-year-old son in 2019 acquitted by way of insanity

The 40-year-old woman who stabbed her 12-year-old son to death in August 2019 was found innocent by way of insanity and was acquitted by...

Deputy Minister stresses need to support Cyprus shipping sector amid Covid-19 pandemic

Cyprus Deputy Shipping Minister Vasilis Demetriades has stressed the need to support the Cyprus shipping sector that has been hit due to the Covid-19...

Imprisonment or fine for spreading the corona virus

As was reported in Philenews, there have been strong concerns following incidents of violations of self-isolation that have come to light in recent days...

Calls to 1480 Helpline increased by 24% in 2020

Calls to the 1480 Helpline have gone up by 24% compared to the corresponding period from last year where the number of calls was...

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Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,539 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon, FM wrote in Book of Condolence

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon during these challenging times and will provide all possible aid and support in an effort to alleviate the immense...

Cyprus stands ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests, Justice Minister says

Cyprus Justice and Public Order Minister Emily Yiolitis has said that Cyprus is ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests. Yiolitis visited on Friday...

Four-member team of ‘Volunteer Doctors Cyprus’ travels to Beirut Sunday

A four-member team of "Volunteer Doctors Cyprus" departs on Sunday for Beirut to offer assistance at local hospitals. The team will provide help for the...

Cyprus’ Agriculture Minister expects joint meeting with EU Commissioners to discuss halloumi registration

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Friday that he expects a joint meeting to be arranged with competent European Commissioners, in order...