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Decree regulating shop opening hours could come back

The island’s Legal Service seems to be paving the way for the decree regulating shop opening hours by the Ministry of Labour to come...

Sale of Ascendis Health’s Cyprus-based Remedica thwarted

South Africa-based health and wellness firm Ascendis Health has announced that advanced discussions for the sale of its crown jewel, Cyprus-based pharmaceutical maker Remedica, had fallen through. The company acquired...

HORECA: 11 awards, including Chef of the Year for Kanika Hotels & Resorts

Kanika Hotels & Resorts chefs won multiple distinctions and awards at The 19th HORECA Gastronomy Exhibition, 2019. One of the biggest  leading international exhibitions for...

Tourist arrivals hit new record

Tourist arrivals in November and in the first 11 months hit a record high, the Cyprus Statistical Service said on Tuesday. Based on the results...

CySEC announces exams for AML compliance officers

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) announced it will start conducting exams for the certification of Anti-Money Laundering compliance officers. About two years...

New state of play for Londa Hotel in Limassol

There have been significant developments at the Londa Hotel in Limassol in recent days, as shareholders appear to have paid off the debt owner...

EU Commission approves shipping support in Cyprus, four other countries

The European Commission said on Monday it had approved maritime transport support schemes in five EU countries - Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden. “The...

Difficulties over set up of Register of Ultimate Beneficial Owners

Even though the Register of Ultimate Beneficial Owners is scheduled to come into Cyprus’ jurisdiction by January 2020, details over the way authorized persons...

Deputy Ministry for Tourism to take part in 17 tourism events abroad in January

Cyprus' Deputy Ministry for Tourism announced it will participate in 17 tourism exhibitions and events abroad, as part of its mandate to promote Cyprus’...

Actual Individual Consumption expressed in Purchasing Power Standards in Cyprus stood at 94%

Actual Individual Consumption (AIC, a measure of material welfare of households) expressed in Purchasing Power Standards (PPS) varied from 56% of the European Union...

Cyprus signs contracts for LNG terminal

Cyprus and a consortium led by China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co Ltd on Friday signed a contract for the construction of the nearly €300...

Natasa Pilides on Lloyd’s List of top 10 influential women in shipping

Cyprus deputy minister for shipping Natasa Pilides has been included in Lloyd’s List Top 10 most influential women in Shipping. In an announcement, the Shipping...

Cyprus businesses are in the digital age

Businesses in Cyprus are in the process of digitisation and in addition to basics – such as the use of computers – they are...

New owners for Nicosia Mall

Nicosia Mall has a new shareholding structure now that Bank of Cyprus's stake has been transferred to a total of six business groups, according...

Cyprus tops list of EU states falling short on market abuse rules

Cyprus fared worst in a "peer review" of national regulators in the European Union for failing to fully comply with rules to stamp out...

What specific AirBnB regulations Cyprus hoteliers demand

Proposed legislation aiming to regulate short-stay rentals via AirBnB platforms has been debated by MPs for over a year and a half, yet the...

Banks look out for new sectors to grant new loans

With interest rates at a historic low and high liquidity recorded, Bank of Cyprus and Hellenic Bank have granted a total of €2.17 billion...

Global Volunteer Week 2019 by DP World Limassol

During its annual Global Volunteer Week, DP World Limassol carried out a Blood Donation drive and fundraising in cooperation with P&O Maritime Cyprus, aimed...

Tourism industry’s collective agreement to be finally signed

It seems that after a long-lasting process, the hotel industry’s collective agreement has reached its end with the signing between the two sides expected...

US sanctions against three Cypriot companies

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) which is targeting corrupt actors and their networks across numerous countries in...

Festive Season at Cyprus Casinos “C2”

Cyprus Casinos (C2) has decked up the holiday season to welcome guests for the special Christmas festivities and New Year’s celebration. A large crowd gathered...

Top Stories

New fatal motorcycle accident

A 33-year-old motorcyclist from Limassol was killed in an accident at 6pm on Sunday on the Limassol - Kalo Chorio road, at the height...

Emergency traffic regulations in view of Greek President’s visit to Cyprus

In view of the first official visit of the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou to Cyprus, Police announces that emergency traffic regulations...

Ten new coronavirus cases detected out of 2,164 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 10 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Britain is at COVID-19 tipping point, health minister says

Britain is at a tipping point on COVID-19, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, warning that a second national lockdown could be imposed...

‘Ianos’ Medicane leaves 3 dead, 1 missing; extensive damage & crop destruction

Three dead people, a missing woman and extensive destruction is the legacy of Medicane "Ianos" in its sweep from the Ionian Islands through central...

Taste

Swordfish with aubergines

To toast the sesame seeds: place sesame seeds in a small non-stick frying pan over low heat and stir until you begin to smell...

Chicken with okra and bulgur wheat

Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the okra until golden. Remove the okra, lay out in an oven tray and sprinkle with...

Ravioli

Just a little before serving, heat the broth and add the ravioli. (If the ravioli is frozen you don’t have to defrost). Heat them...

Seafood kebab with avocado salad

Place the mussels, shrimps and salmon in a bowl together with tarragon and lemon zest. Season and cover, keeping in the fridge for 15...