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Uncertainty over short-term property lease agreements

With summer just around the corner great uncertainty prevails over the Mediterranean island’s real estate market and tourism sector because of the coronavirus, Phileleftheros...

DP World Limassol unveils digital payment solutions

DP World Limassol announced the launch of two new digital payment solutions to be applied across the business for all of its customers through...

Working environment changes due to coronavirus

It’s a big challenge for Cypriots to learn to work from home, President of the Cyprus Human Resources Management Association (CyHRMA) Panayiotis Thrasyvoulou told Insider. With the...

Coronavirus impact on shipping unavoidable, Deputy Minister says

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic outbreak will be unavoidable Deputy Minister of Shipping Natasa Pilides has said, expressing hope that industry will bounce...

Production of Man of War in Cyprus will go ahead as planned

'Man of War', the second Hollywood film by director and producer Dimitri Logothetis, continues in its pre-production stage according to plan despite the global...

Property valuations amid uncertainty

The real estate industry is being clobbered by the coronavirus, and it’s going to get worse before it gets better, Phileleftheros reports citing experts. Key...

Saturdays no longer busiest days for supermarkets

Saturdays have always been the busiest days for supermarkets in Cyprus but coronavirus has changed this tradition making all days of the week more...

Foreign investor takes over Riviera Club Residence in Paphos

The prevailing coronavirus-sparked economic freeze in Cyprus has not stopped a major investment deal in the property industry taking place last week. The €20 million...

New owners for Greece’s Famar pharmaceuticals

Not everything has been frozen because of coronavirus since a major deal was signed and sealed last Friday concerning the takeover of Famar –...

Cyprus banks asking for clarifications from Central Bank

Banks are asking clarifications from the Central Bank of Cyprus following the supervisory authority’s call for additional liquidity to the economy to be granted....

Coronavirus forces rapid business evolution also in Cyprus

The recent coronavirus outbreak is forcing a rapid business evolution and reinvention of infrastructure and processes as almost everything shifts online. Studies have shown that the digital...

Coronavirus: Trade activities as normal at DP World Limassol port terminal

All trade enabling activities at the terminal are being carried out as normal at Limassol Port, the CEO of DP World Limassol, Nawaf Abdulla...

Coronavirus: ICR Cyprus donates €100,000 to government effort

Integrated Casino Resorts Cyprus (“ICR Cyprus”) announced today a donation of €100,000 to the Ministry of Health to further enhance the Government’s efforts to...

Call for construction sites to be included in coronavirus-mandated lockdown

Workers and developers in Cyprus are calling on the government to include construction sites in the coronavirus-mandated lockdown since health and safety measures taken...

ECB launches 750 billion euro emergency bond purchase scheme

The European Central Bank launched a 750 billion euro ($818 billion) emergency bond purchase programme on Wednesday to push down borrowing costs in a bloc struggling...

Coronavirus-hit businesses wait for banks’ support

Banks in Cyprus are reviewing four specific support measures to help businesses counter the coronavirus effect with the condition that their capital is sustained. Four...

Coronavirus and food delivery in Cyprus

Now that it is no longer possible to dine out at restaurants because of the coronavirus spread, delivery could take on a new dimension...

Banks try to find ways to help coronavirus-hit clients

Bank administrations are increasingly concerned about the coronavirus’ economic repercussions and primarily whether borrowers will be able to continue paying their loans in a...

Targeted VAT reduction in Cyprus

The further drop in the reduced VAT rate from 9% to 7% for a period of three and a half months, provided that the...

Guide on how to rent out your home on Airbnb-type platforms

A guide on the specifications of accommodation falling under the new bill regulating rentals through online Airbnb-type platforms has been drafted by the Deputy Ministry of Tourism. A...

Coronavirus epidemic to hit consumption hard

Tourism will probably be the sector to be affected the most from the coronavirus, but the epidemic is also expected to hit consumption hard,...

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Cyprus in lockdown: All the new measures

A new decree under the Quarantine Law Act was issued today by Health Minister Constantinos  to tackle coronavirus . This is the full text of...

Israel to use computer analysis to find likely coronavirus carriers

Israel's defence ministry plans to use software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm...

Exceptions to ‘one permission a day’ rule

    Tougher lockdown rules come into force at 6 am on Tuesday, with members of the public only allowed to send one SMS to leave...

Man who assaulted police during check jailed for 20 days

The Limassol District Court sentenced a 30 year old man from Georgia on Monday to 20 days in jail for assaulting police officers last...

Cyprus tightens lockdown-UPDATE

Permission to leave the house will be limited to once a day and gatherings at houses will be restricted only to its residents, under...

Taste

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....