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PwC’s Digital Fitness App now available to the public

PwC is actively supporting Cypriot businesses and society at large still in lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic by making its Digital Fitness App...

Energy company confirms it has proposed installation of an FRSU in Cyprus

Hoegh LNG has confirmed it has submitted a proposal for the installation of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FRSU) in Cyprus and has sent...

Limassol port as an engine of economic growth (opinion)

By Nawaf Abdulla* From the initial stages of Covid-19 outbreak, it became apparent that a wide range of sectors would be affected, some in greater...

Vouchers with €80 million in state guarantees for tourists

The Cabinet approved on Thursday a bill that allows tourist businesses to offer their customers compensation in 18-month vouchers aiming to keep travel agencies...

Pre-lockdown, few Cypriots worked from home

Social distancing measures have led many of us to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, but Eurostat figures show that this was very...

Support scheme for workers to be expanded

More businesses will be able to benefit from government schemes that allow employees to claim special unemployment allowances because of lower turnover resulting from...

Goal is to offer more e-services to citizens and businesses

Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos has told CNA that the newly established Deputy Ministry will be focusing on preparations...

Online sales continue to grow for EU enterprises

Only 13% of companies in Cyprus had online sales above 1% of their turnover in 2018, figures published by Eurostat on Monday show. This was...

One in two hotels considering not opening this year — survey

One in four hoteliers expect to resume operations in July, but more than half  are considering the option of not opening at all or...

39% of Cypriots shopped online in 2019

With only 39% of the population shopping online, Cyprus had the fourth lowest rate in the EU, but here as elsewhere the figure is...

Staying connected in a changing world

By Veronica Nicolaou* As we all continue to navigate through the uncertainty of this pandemic, while doing our part in lowering the curve, businesses are expected...

Hotels brace for hard times

Hotels face a daunting season ahead amid a world coronavirus pandemic which has closed airports and brought the Cyprus economy to a standstill. The Cyprus...

Cyprus lags in use of business mobile devices (table)

Only 16% of persons employed in enterprises in Cyprus were provided with company mobile devices  -- the second lowest rate in the EU according...

€581m revenue from ship management in 2nd half 2019

Cyprus’ ship management revenues increased to €581 million during the second half of 2019 (2019H2), which corresponded to 5.2% of Cyprus’ GDP (as turnover),...

House adopted renewed Cyprus shipping taxation system

Following the official approval by the European Commission of the revised and upgraded Cyprus Shipping Taxation System, on December 2019, Cyprus Shipping has been...

Tourism accounts for 20% of jobs in business sector

Tourism, one of the first industries to be affected by the current coronavirus pandemic, accounts for 20% of employment in the business economy of...

Moody’s: Greece, Cyprus banking system outlooks change to stable from positive

The economies of Greece and Cyprus will contract this year because of the coronavirus outbreak, affecting banks and their profitability Government and central...

Participation of companies in HRDA plans during complete or partial suspension of operations

The Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA), for the purpose of facilitating participation of companies included in the special plans for the complete...

CiC Mercedes-Benz offers free maintenance packages for a number of state-owned ambulances

CiC Mercedes-Benz actively supports the General Health System of Cyprus, which is currently being tested daily as it faces an unprecedented crisis, due to...

Citizenship scheme to boost state finances

Cyprus' citizenship by investment scheme is to be mobilised in efforts to generate revenue for the state which according to scenarios prepared by the...

60% drop in tourist arrivals at ‘best case scenario’ due to Covid-19

Cyprus expects a 60% drop in tourist arrivals or 1.5 million tourists in the best-case scenario due to the disruption caused by the coronavirus...

Top Stories

Minister of Agriculture presents the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus

The Government has presented on Friday the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus, which includes thirteen strategic goals for the decade 2020-2030. The Action Plan...

Government, social partners kick off talks on support measures

  The government, employers and trade unions on Friday launched discussions on a package to support employment post-June 12 when the current schemes end. Employer associations...

Significant funding opportunities for Cyprus in the post-COVID era under European Green Deal

Aiming at a climate-neutral European Union by 2050, the European Green Deal is becoming the main tool for the recovery of the economy in...

Two coronavirus cases on Friday, total at 960

  Two people have tested positive for coronavirus in Cyprus from a total of 1836 tests, the Health Ministry said on Friday. One was from repatriations...

BA owner considers legal challenge to UK quarantine as relations fray

    The owner of British Airways is considering a legal challenge to Britain's quarantine plan, as relations between airlines and the government are frayed by...

Taste

Poulles (Υoung kolokassi)

Either you thrash the coriander seeds in a mortar, without making them into dust, or you gradually crush them in a blender. Remove the edges...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Lefkaritikos tavas – O ‘protinos’

Wash and dry the meat and rice separately. In a ‘tava’ (oven proof deep clay pot) first put a layer of five-six pieces of meat...

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...