Daily Archives: September 10, 2020

COVID19: Cyprus keeps cases low for two weeks

Cyprus has succeeded in keeping daily COVID-19 cases down to a trickle as health authorities announced just three new cases on Thursday.   While Cyprus has kept cases below double figures for 13 days running, all cases reported on Thursday

Cyprus seeks to halve road deaths by 2030

Cyprus has a 10-year strategy to reduce the number of fatal road accidents by at least 50% until 2030, Minister of Transport, Yiannis Karousos said.   Karousos was speaking at a meeting of the Road Safety Council which convened on

COVID19: Divided Cyprus racks up over 2,000 cases

With Turkish Cypriot authorities reporting a spike of 163 cases since the beginning of September, divided Cyprus has recorded more than 2,000 COVID-19 infections.   On Wednesday, Turkish Cypriot authorities reported 19 new cases following Tuesday’s 38, the highest number

Cyprus to raise Turkish threats at Med7 summit

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday will inform leaders at the MED7 summit about ongoing Turkish activities in Cypriot waters and threats to reopen the fenced-off city of Varosha.   Deputy government spokesman Panayiotis Sentonas said the President will be

COVID19: Central Bank warns of new NPLs cycle

Commercial banks must properly prepare to address a new cycle of non-performing loans in 2021 created by the coronavirus pandemic, warned Cyprus Central Bank governor Constantinos Herodotou.   He believes that NPLs are expected to rise in 2021, as the

Nobel prize laureate Sir Christopher Pissarides heads Egypt-Cyprus electricity interconnector Economic Council

Christopher Pissarides, Nobel prize laureate and Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, has been appointed Chairman of the Economic Council of EuroAfrica Interconnector, the Egypt-Cyprus electricity interconnector.   According to a press release, Prof. Pissarides, universally acknowledged