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Cabinet approves EastMed pipeline agreement

Cabinet on Thursday approved the ratifying law for the intergovernmental agreement of the EastMed pipeline, a gas pipeline project connecting the gas reserves of...

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...

Limassol company disinfects PASYKAF premises as part of CSR initiative

    As part of Hygeia Disinfecting Services corporate social responsibility strategy to support the community in the fight against COVID-19, the company disinfected the 250...

Invest Cyprus: Cyprus remains a safe tourist destination

Speaking during an online discussion entitled Commonwealth Tourism During the COVID-19 Lockdown: Immediate Responses and Future Opportunities, Invest Cyprus CEO George Campanellas outlined the...

Salamis Filoxenia: No cruises this year

The Salamis Filoxenia will not carry out any cruises this year, but will remain at Limassol port. In an announcement on the Cyprus Stock Exchange,...

Hellenic well-placed to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, CEO says

Hellenic Bank, Cyprus second largest lender, announced net profits of €108 million for 2019 with its Chief Executive Officer, Ioannis Matsis, stating that the...

President urges party leaders to approve state guarantees bill

President Nicos Anastasiades told political party leaders on Monday that the government has submitted its final proposal regarding the bill on state-guaranteed loans and...

New warning regarding individuals impersonating CySEC representatives

As a result of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission’s (CySEC) supervision programme, there is evidence of fraudulent representation of CySEC officers engaging with...

Trade cooperation between G/C and T/C entrepreneurs relaunched amid COVID-19 pandemic

Trade cooperation between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot entrepreneurs, in the framework of the Green Line Regulation, was relaunched since the end of April,...

CIPA launches air links survey as airports opening moves closer

As part of efforts to support the business and investment community, Invest Cyprus (CIPA) is launching an online survey on air connectivity and its...

Covid-19 both curse and blessing for digital transformation, Dep. Minister for Research says

The coronavirus pandemic acted both as a curse and a blessing in Cyprus, forcing the authorities to move with unprecedented time frames to promote...

CySEC slaps sanctions, fine on executive directors of PFX Financial Professional

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) said on Wednesday that it has imposed sanctions and an administrative fine on the executive directors of...

EY: The COVID-19 pandemic is drastically changing consumer behavior

The COVID-19 crisis is being defined by four distinct consumer behaviour segments, according to the first edition of the EY Future Consumer Index, a...

Beer deliveries from Cyprus factories plunge amid COVID-19 lockdown

Beer deliveries from factories in Cyprus in March and April plunged, as a result of the restrictive measures imposed to limit the spread of...

€1m boost from state for Cyprus Airways

Cabinet has approved €1 million in compensation for Cyprus Airways for losses sustained because Turkey prohibits Cyprus-registered airplanes from using its airspace, thereby making...

EastMed is a project of major geostrategic importance, Hatzidakis says

Greek Minister of Environment and Energy Kostis Hatzidakis said that the intergovernmental agreement between Greece, Cyprus and Israel for the construction of the EastMed...

CyGas invited to participate in the transnational organisation “East Mediterranean Gas Forum”

Following a proposal by the Ministry of Energy, CyGas was offered to participate in the multinational East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) and in particular in the Gas Industry Advisory...

Restaurants in search of survival formula

By Eleftheria Paizanou Owners of food and drink businesses are in search of a survival formula due to the strict protective measures they are called...

Vehicle registrations plummet an annual 81.3% in April

Total registration of motor vehicles in April 2020 slumped to 827,  a decrease of 81,3% compared to April 2019 as a result of the...

Finance Minister unveils new package to support economy

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides unveiled on Thursday a new package to support the economy amid Covid-19, by directly supporting very small businesses and the...

Central Banks lists other systemically important institutionss

The Central Bank of Cyprus has designated Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd, Hellenic Bank Public Company Ltd, Eurobank Cyprus Ltd, RCB Bank Ltd,...

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

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Tango aficionados meet up in front of the Comedie Francaise

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Total of 170 U.S. lawmakers urge Biden administration to push Turkey on rights

One hundred seventy members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a bipartisan letter sent to Secretary of State Antony Blinken urging President Joe...

EU to propose vaccine certificates in time for summer holidays

The European Commission will propose this month an EU-wide digital certificate providing proof of a COVID-19 vaccination that could allow Europeans to travel more...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...