Daily Archives: December 12, 2019

Cyprus, France and Italy conduct naval exercise as tensions rise

Cyprus, France and Italy conducted a joint naval exercise off the island's coast on Thursday in a show of strength as East Med tensions over energy rights simmer.In the framework of Cyprus' defence cooperation with France and Italy, an aeronautical

Cyprus issues yellow warning for stormy weather

The Cyprus Met Office issued a yellow warning for heavy rain and stormy weather covering a 24-hour period until late afternoon on Thursday.Rain is expected in many areas across the island accompanied by isolated thunderstorms making driving conditions ...

Commissioner Stella Kyriakides to open conference tomorrow on Official Controls, Plant Health and the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed’s 40th anniversary

Tomorrow, 13 December 2019, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides will give the opening address at the Smarter rules for safer food and plant health conference, which will mark the entry into application of the new EU and

Budget approval allows the state to continue on the path of economic stability, FinMin says

Cyprus new Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides welcomed the parliamentary approval of the 2020 state budget, stating that the budget allows the government to continue on the path of economic stability, growth and the shielding of the economy.In a sp...

Spokesman says he expects European Council’s support for Cyprus and Greece

Cyprus' Government Spokesman Kyriacos Koushios said that he expects that the European Council will confirm his support for Cyprus and Greece, speaking to the press in Brussels.As he said, in addition to its illegal actions in the maritime zones of

Deputy Ministry of Tourism to hire ‘Mystery Shoppers’

To improve its tourism product, Cyprus is planning a call for tenders in February to hire a contracting company that will send out mystery shoppers to evaluate hotels without the prior knowledge of the establishment.The Deputy Ministry of Tourism said