Bouli Hadjioannou

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...

EU to unveil massive stimulus plan for post-coronavirus recovery

The European Commission will on Wednesday unveil a plan to help the EU economy recover from its coronavirus slump with a mix of grants,...

Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by U.S. President Donald Trump, warning that his...

Bicommunal health committee to discuss Covid-19 situation

    The bicommunal Technical Committee on Health Issues will hold a teleconference on Monday to discuss the epidemiological situation on both sides of the divided...

Mainly fine today, showers possible later this week

    Today will be mainly fine although from midday and early in the afternoon there will be increased local cloud, mainly in the mountains and...

Health inspectors fine 12 businesses

    Twelve businesses have been fined for failing to comply with a provision in the decree requiring their employees to undergo a coronavirus test before...

Labour Minister: €219 million paid to 180,000 beneficiaries

    A total of  €219 million has been paid to some 180,000 beneficiaries under the first and second phases of the support schemes introduced to...

Ministry issues new instructions for private tutorial centres

  Following the announcement by the Ministry of Education of May 20 on the reopening of Private Tutorials/Private Educational Centres, the ministry on Tuesday reissued...

Change of email address for repatriation queries

  There has been a change in the email of the Zenon coordinating centre for repatriations, the Transport Ministry has announced. It said the email address [email protected]

Expert worried about relaxed attitude over Covid-19 measures

    Member of an advisory scientific committee of the Ministry of Health, professor of molecular biology Petros Karayiannis has stressed that the virus is still...

Economic sentiment deteriorates significantly in May

    In May 2020, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated further as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) decreased by 4.1 points compared with April 2020, due...

Bus service back on Sundays, holidays

    Buses, including shuttles, will be back on the streets from this Sunday after the Transport Ministry announced that bus service can resume on Sundays...

President to announce new package of economic measures on Wednesday

President Nicos Anastasiades, will address the public on Wednesday evening to announce a new package of measures to support employees and the economy. According to...

Bloomberg: Sweden to raise exclusion from Cyprus arrivals list

  Sweden, which has not been included in the list of 19 countries whose tourists can visit Cyprus once the airports reopen next month, will...

8000 coronavirus tests from schools so far

    About 8000 coronavirus tests have been carried out at the island's schools so far, the Education Ministry has announced. It said the mobile units were...

Ryanair says to resume flights to Cyprus on July 1

    Ryanair said on Tuesday that it will offering daily flights to Cyprus from July 1. It also launched a seat sale for travel in...

Boy with Kawasaki disease to be discharged from hospital soon

  A boy aged four and a half who has been hospitalised at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia with Kawasaki disease is doing well and is...

UK junior minister resigns over PM adviser’s lockdown drive

  Douglas Ross, a junior minister in the Scotland Office (pictured right), resigned on Tuesday, saying the prime minister's senior adviser's explanation of why he...

Water cuts in part of Nicosia tomorrow

  Parts of Nicosia will be affected by water cuts tomorrow because of a fault in the central pipe that supplies the Engomi reservoir, the...

Fire fighters on alert, warn against carelessness

Fire fighters are bracing for a tough summer ahead as the second consecutive winter of abundant rains has left behind lush vegetation. Concerns are heightened...

Cyprus: High number of fatalities in collisions involving goods vehicle

    Cyprus'  percentage in fatalities in collisions involving a goods vehicle is among the highest in the EU according to figures included in a report...

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UK helps employers with slow phase-in of job shield costs

British finance minister Rishi Sunak offered fresh help to employers hit by the coronavirus shutdown on Friday, announcing that future contributions they must make...

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 of...

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...