Daily Archives: January 10, 2021

Central Bank approves a new loan repayment holiday until June 2021

The board of Directors of the Central Bank of Cyprus approved a new loan repayment moratorium until the end of June.   The new payment holiday, also approved by the Council of Ministers as part of support package to mitigate

Police issues 57 fines for violating measures against spread of COVID-19 in Cyprus

Cyprus police issued 57 fines on individuals for violating measures against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the last 24 hours.   A police spokesperson told CNA that in the last 24 hours, the Police carried out 5,675 checks.

Cyprus enters second COVID-19 lockdown for 3 weeks

Cyprus entered on Sunday a new 3-week lockdown to contain COVID-19 spread in the country as there’s a surge in new cases and the situation in hospitals is alarming. The first lockdown in the country was imposed last March and

UN envoy starts Monday contacts in Cyprus as part of efforts to convene informal meeting

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will receive on Monday morning the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute in the context of preparations, with a view to have a 5+1 informal meeting on the Cyprus problem.   Government sources

Turkish rhetoric on Cyprus inconducive, Greek Foreign Minister says

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said that the rhetoric employed by Turkish officials and the Turkish-Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar, over the Cyprus problem is inconducive.   In an interview with the Sunday edition of Greek newspaper “Kathimerini”, Dendias noted that

Methods and documents needed for movement by exception during COVID-19 lockdown

The government has announced the ways and documents needed to obtain authorisation for movement by exception, amid a COVID-19 lockdown that started in Cyprus from Sunday and will last until the end of January.   As of 05:00 a.m. (local