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New measures on economy – full text of president’s speech

  President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday day announced a new package of 10 measures to support employees and the economy. This is the full text of...

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

  The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown...

Weather postpones SpaceX’s first astronaut launch from Florida

Stormy weather thwarted a landmark moment for private rocket company SpaceX and NASA on Wednesday, forcing launch directors in Florida to postpone what would...

Anastasiades unveils new package to boost economy

  President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday announced a new package of 10 measures to help the economy through the coronavirus crisis that includes liquidity, guarantees...

NPLs in the Cyprus banking system decline below €9 billion

Non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Cypriot banking system declined to €8.97 billion in the end of 2019, with the NPL rate amounting to 27.9%...

No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

  There were no new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Wednesday the Health Ministry said, only the second time of zero cases since the start...

Paphos most booked holiday destination for Britons in April, May 2021

  Paphos is the most booked destination for British holidaymakers in April and May next year, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday citing data collected...

With tourism hammered by lockdown, Cyprus expects July comeback

    Cyprus hopes to regain lost ground in its tourism sector from July and expects to be able to re-admit British and Russian visitors by...

Beauty of Cyprus captured on video

As we emerge from lockdown, a new video posted by Romos Kotsonis on the Facebook page of Cyprus From Above  - Romos Kotsonis Photography...

Ryanair’s holiday bookings surge, sees UK dropping quarantine

Ryanair expects Britain to join other European nations in dropping COVID-19 quarantine plans in the coming weeks, its CEO told Reuters on Wednesday, as...

Nuts and bolts of plan to restart EU’s stuttering economy

The European Union's executive on Wednesday proposed a blueprint for the bloc's next budget and a linked coronavirus Recovery Fund to provide a massive stimulus...

Without tourists, Europe’s luxury shops struggle to reopen in style

  As European luxury shopping capitals from Paris to Milan slowly emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, stores are reopening to a trickle of customers, and virtually...

Social dialogue, preparation, change of culture for telework, Research Minister tells CNA

  By Evie Mitsidou Phillips - CNA Kyriakos Kokkinos, Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, has spoken to CNA about the advantages and disadvantages...

Border closures, pre-travel tests of little use against COVID-19 spread – EU agency

  Border closures do little to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the European Union's public health agency said, as EU states weigh lifting some travel...

CMMI launches competition for logo

  The Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI),  an independent, international, scientific and business Centre of Excellence in marine and maritime activities, has launched an...

France bans hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

    The French government on Wednesday cancelled a decree allowing hospital doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to patients suffering severe forms of COVID-19,...

Limassol: Two to stand trial for mask fraud case

  Two men aged 27 and 55 will stand trial before Limassol Criminal Court on June 29 on charges of selling 16,000 protective masks that...

‘Fiscal package in line with EU framework and government’s capacity’ government says

The new financial stimulus package to be unveiled on Wednesday in response to the impact of the pandemic on the economy, is in line...

Cyprus readies charm offensive for tourism reopening

A letter signed by three ministers has gone out to hundreds of tour operators, airlines and travel agencies as Cyprus gears up to reopen...

BoC: Covid-19 presents an “unprecedented external economic shock”

  The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a health crisis, presenting an unprecedented external economic shock, Bank of Cyprus’ Chief Executive Officer Panicos Nicolaou...

Paphos hoteliers still mulling when and which units to open

    Paphos hoteliers have still not decided when and which hotels to operate as they still do not have a full picture, the president of...

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One new Covid-19 case from repatriations

There was one new Covid-19 case in Cyprus, the Health Ministry said on Friday, from a total of 2363 tests, bringing the total number...

Limassol: Dead body found in warehouse

  A body has been found in the light shaft of a warehouse on Nicos Georgiou street in Limassol, philenews reports. It said the body was...

Holy Synod to allow weddings during pre-Christmas fasting period

As a result of Covid-prompted wedding postponements, the Holy Synod has decided to allow wedding ceremonies during the pre-Christmas fasting period this year until...

President to discuss phase 3 with scientific advisors on Tuesday

  The team of scientists advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak are due to hold a new meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday...

Cyprus deposits down, loans rise in April

  Deposits were down while loans were up in April 2020 according to data the Central Bank of Cyprus published on Friday. In particular, according to...