Daily Archives: May 25, 2020

Students begin their return to Greece

Two charter flights from Larnaca to Athens took place on Sunday, carrying students back to their universities where their physical presence is required.   A Ministry of Education statement said that a third flight scheduled was cancelled due to a

Suspended credit facilities in Cyprus rise to €1.19 billion on May

Suspended credit facilities at the request of borrowers on May 8 amounted to €1.19 billion from €894 million on April 24, according to data released Monday by the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC).     Under the emergency measures announced

Greek Premier and Egyptian President agree to reinforce trilateral cooperation with Cyprus

Greek Premier KyriakosMitsotakis discussed on Monday the need to reinforce trilateral cooperation between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, during a telephone call with Egypt’s President, Abdel Fatah al Sisi. The two leaders also discussed developments in Libya.   A Spokesperson for

Cyprus FM congratulates newly appointed Israeli FM Ashkenazi

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, in a telephone conversation with Israel’s FM, Gabi Ashkenazi on Monday, congratulated him for his new duties.   A Foreign Ministry press release said that Gabi undertakes his new post at a crucial time for

International bidders eye €35 mln Cyprus speed cameras tender

Five bidders from Cyprus, Europe and the U.S. have submitted final tenders for the installation and operation by the end of 2020 the much-delayed traffic and speed camera system, suspended since 2007, with all offers near or below the government’s

COVID19: Cyprus keeps quarantine option after cases spike

Although automatic quarantine of repatriated Cypriots ended on Monday the government has kept the option open after a spike in coronavirus cases the previous day.   After obligatory 14-day quarantine at a government-designated facility ended on Monday, the Health Ministry