Daily Archives: May 17, 2020

COVID19: Cyprus cases stay low as lockdown exit looms

Cyprus is containing COVID-19 as it prepares for the next stage of lockdown on May 21 as only two new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Sunday, both from testing via private initiative.   A total of 2,248  tests were

CMP field and lab activities suspended due to pandemic, we will try to catch up, its members tell CNA

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in Cyprus since its field and lab activities have been suspended for two months now, however its members stress, in an interview with CNA, that they

Cyprus FM to attend videoconference on resumption of travels between EU member states

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides will attend a videoconference on Monday with EU counterparts to discuss the resumption of travels between member states. The videoconference takes place at the initiative of German FM Heiko Maas aiming at the coordination between

President Anastasiades assures TC leader Akinci of his readiness to help TCs in fighting Morphou fire

President of the Republic NicosAnastasiades assured Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci that he is at his disposal for every possible help Turkish Cypriots need to fight the fire that broke out in the Morphou area.   In a written statement

Rent reduction scheme makes no sense

I have studied the Finance Minister’s proposal which refers to the reduction of rents as they have been published in the media.   I will repeat our own prior proposals on the subject, which can be provided in detail to

Department of Meteorology issues Yellow Warning for extreme high temperature

Cyprus Department of Meteorology issued on Saturday afternoon a Yellow Warning for extreme high temperature from 2200 Saturday until 1700 Sunday.   According to the Warning, the maximum temperature today “is expected to be around 41 degrees celcius over the