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1. EU leaders call for recovery plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-call-for-recovery-plan

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took part in a video conference with the EU leaders, as the bloc sought to find common ground on how best to share the burden...

2. Loan payments to be suspended for nine months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loan-payments-to-be-suspended-for-nine-months

After over two weeks of discussions between the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Labor, the Central Bank, the Association of Cyprus Banks and other financial entities to minimize the impact of coronavirus on the Cyprus economy, white smoke has emerged with all parties agreeing that payoffs for all types of loans are to be suspended for nine months....

3. State suspends foreclosures for 3 months, requests 10% reduction in electricity fees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-suspends-foreclosures-for-3-months-requests-10-reduction-in-electricity-fees

The government on Wednesday agreed to request from the Cyprus energy regulatory authority a 10% cut on electricity usage charges for a period of three months, in view of providing some breathing space as the island traverses the Covid-19 health crisis....

4. Elections in the north postponed for six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-in-the-north-postponed-for-six-months

Elections in the north that were set to take place in April have been postponed for six months amid mounting chain reactions of the coronavirus outbreak, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Tuesday....

5. Financial measures tackle coronavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/financial-measures-tackle-coronavirus-in-cyprus

Measures of Financial Support to address the Impact of the Coronavirus have been announced by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus...

6. President to address nation on coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-address-nation-on-coronavirus

Cypriot president to announce social and economic measures to combat coronavirus spread before summer tourism...

7. Government to step in with financial injections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-step-in-with-financial-injections

The Finance Minister is expected to announce a bundle of support measures for companies, consumers, and workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak on the island....

8. Travel agents issue SOS as cancellations mount

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-agents-issue-sos-as-cancellations-mount

Cancellations and minimal new bookings have brought travel agents to “the brink of disaster”, the President of the Cyprus Association of Travel Agents, Vasilis Stamataris, said in a press conference on Wednesday....

9. Government orders extension of checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-orders-the-extension-of-checkpoint-closures

The closure of all schools in Nicosia for three days, a ban on events and gatherings of over 75 people until March 31, as well as an across the board cancellation of all public events such as concerts and parades, are only some of the measures agreed by the Cabinet on Thursday in a bit to contain the coronavirus outbreak on the island....

10. 'The Time Is Now': Women abstain from duties in call for gender equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-time-is-now-women-abstain-from-duties-in-call-for-gender-equality

Women from across Cyprus locked elbows to form human chains outside their workplaces on Friday during a one-hour work stoppage that called for gender equality and an end to discrimination against women....

11. Greek Deputy Minister of Development to visit Cyprus on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-deputy-minister-of-development-to-visit-cyprus-on-wednesday

Greek Deputy Minister of Development and Investment, responsible for Research and Technology, Christos Dimas, will be in Cyprus on Wednesday for a one-day visit, with an aim to strengthen bilateral cooperation in issues concerning the promotion of research, innovation and digital technologies....

12. Greece reports fourth COVID-19 case, Eurozone says 'ready to act'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reports-fourth-covid-19-case-eurozone-says-ready-to-act

As health authorities confirmed the fourth case of coronavirus in Greece on Friday, the Greek government pressed forward with its drive to contain its spread. ...

13. Cyprus repays an IMF loan early, saving €13.4 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-repays-an-imf-loan-early-saving-€13-4-million

The Republic of Cyprus fully repaid on Thursday an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan, which had been granted to the country in the period 2013-2016....

14. President Anastasiades officially welcomed in Sofia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-is-officially-welcomed-in-sofia

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades was officially welcomed on Tuesday in Sofia by President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, during a ceremony in Alexander Nevsky square, where Anastasiades laid a wreath at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier....

15. Fourth Italian dies from coronavirus in worst flare-up outside Asia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fourth-italian-dies-from-coronavirus-in-worst-flare-up-outside-asia

A fourth person infected with the coronavirus has died in Italy, officials said on Monday as the government struggled to contain an outbreak of the illness and financial markets slid on fears over the economic impact....

16. Cyprus' debt at €20.74 billion in end of 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-debt-at-€20-74-billion-in-end-of-2019

17. Cyprus enjoys strong growth prospects but contingent liabilities remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-enjoys-strong-growth-prospects-but-contingent-liabilities-remain

Strong growth prospects and sustained fiscal discipline places Cyprus on a firm declining path but contingent liabilities, healthcare and public sector wage-related costs, as well as weaker external conditions, pose risks to the fiscal outlook, Scope rating agency said in commentary on Cyprus....

18. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

19. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

20. Cyprus' plan to strip citizenship stalls in legal vacuum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plan-to-strip-citizenship-stalls-in-legal-vacuum

A legal technicality has led Cyprus to temporarily halt a process to strip citizenship from 26 individuals who benefitted from a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, lawmakers said on Monday....

21. PRIO: A Cyprus solution could reap high economic benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prio-a-solution-to-cyprus-problem-can-oe

A solution to the Cyprus problem will create large new markets, research conducted by the independent, bicommunal research centre PRIO showed....

22. Cyprus Government picks Cablenet’s Fiberpower® network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-government-picks-cablenet-s-fiberpower®-network

Cablenet’s Fiberpower® network has been selected as the network of choice for the Cyprus Government Internet Network...

23. Pensioner suing convicted ‘fixer’ lawyer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pensioner-suing-convicted-‘fixer-lawyer

A female pensioner, who was swindled out of 350 grand while seeking promotion in the civil service through a back-channel, is suing her former lawyer after he was sentenced to two years for defrauding her...

24. In Paris visit, Greek, French ministers agree to boost investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-paris-visit-greek-french-ministers-agree-to-boost-investments

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis and French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, signed a declaration of intent on the Greek-French economic partnership in Paris on Wednesday, aimed at boosting investments....

25. Greek PM meeting with Macron in Paris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-meeting-with-macron-in-paris

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has arrived in Paris for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace. ...

26. Cyprus pays off costly crisis loan early

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pays-off-costly-crisis-loan-early

The Cypriot finance minister says the government is repaying an IMF rescue loan faster and at a lower rate after a double bond issuance expected to secure most of the country’s borrowing needs for 2020...

27. House passes 2020 budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-2020-budget

The House of Representatives voted the state budget for 2020 on Wednesday evening with 29 votes in favour and 23 against...

28. Finance committee releases Jiu Jitsu money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-releases-jiu-jitsu-money

The finance committee has released funds set aside to pay for Jiu Jitsu, despite accusations from MPs on the left that something did not add up in the recently-launched cash rebate scheme...

29. MPs stalling Jiu Jitsu cash rebate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-stalling-jiu-jitsu-cash-rebate

A cheque for €8.5 million to pay for Jiu Jitsu, a film starring Nicolas Cage, is being held up in the Cypriot parliament as opposition parties are blocking the cash rebate and asking questions...

30. President lauds outgoing finance minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lauds-outgoing-finance-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades thanked outgoing Finance Minister Harris Georgiades for the work he has done in steering the economy “out of deep crisis towards growth" ...

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