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1. Cyprus opens up to vaccinated Brits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-up-to-vaccinated-brits

The Republic of Cyprus will allow British tourists who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to fly in without any restrictions starting May 1, joining the ranks of Israeli nationals who will also start visiting the island on a special green pass...

2. Vaccinations 'main economic tool' in managing Covid crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinations-the-main-economic-tool-in-managing-covid-crisis

Vaccinations have turned into the main economic tool for the management of the coronavirus crisis and the prospects for recovery, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides said, stating that he foresees a strong recovery in 2021 ranging from 3.5% to 4.5% of GDP, depending on the development of the pandemic....

3. Harrowing images of Hilarion castle ablaze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harrowing-images-of-st-hilarion-castle-ablaze

A fire at Saint Hilarion Castle is believed to have been caused by a lightning strike, with videos showing harrowing images of the historic bastion ablaze...

4. Traditional Cypriot restaurants to get state boost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traditional-cypriot-restaurants-to-get-state-boost

Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios announced on Wednesday that the Cabinet had approved a special grant scheme of the order of 420,000 euros in support of restaurants offering Cypriot cuisine, in a bid to help improve the image of traditional local gastronomy....

5. Cyprus scores Royal Caribbean mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-royal-caribbean-mid-pandemic

Cyprus Deputy Ministry for Tourism has welcomed a world-renowned cruise ship company’s decision to include Cyprus among its destinations during June – August 2021, utilizing a brand-new ship, to be delivered shortly...

6. EU broaches COVID passport subject

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-broaches-covid-passport-subject

The European Commission will present a proposal in March on creating an EU-wide digital vaccination passport, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday...

7. Cyprus worried over Salamis piece on eBay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-salamis-piece-on-ebay

Turkish Cypriot police have launched an investigation after a piece of marble from the ancient site of Salamis ended up on eBay...

8. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

9. Cyprus hotels eyeing May for reopening doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotels-eyeing-may-for-reopening

April is the month in which the first bookings of tourists from Israel to Cyprus are set to begin. Although large flows of tourists to Cyprus are not expected at that time, it is clear that those tourists who will come will be needing tourist accommodation. They will however have to choose between the few hotels that remain open, or even the individual ones that will resume operation by April, since all hoteliers aren’t planning to reopen their doors before May at the earliest....

10. Cyprus wages battle for air connectivity

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Two Cypriot ministers have joined forces this week to call on the EU’s Competition commissioner to allow more state subsidies for airlines amid the pandemic, citing improvements in scheme criteria but also the remoteness of the island...

11. Cyprus adopts color-coding for March opening of airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-color-coding-for-march-opening-of-airports

Cyprus plans to reopen its airports with a color-coded health risk assessment from March 1, applicable to travelers from its main tourism markets and the European Union, authorities said on Wednesday....

12. Cyprus updates risk-based travel list

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The Health Ministry on Wednesday published the list of re-categorized countries with which the Republic of Cyprus maintains air connectivity, with the new three-tier risk-based categorization coming into effect on February 19....

13. Virus-stranded cruise ships tread water off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-stranded-cruise-ships-tread-water-off-cyprus

Half a dozen cruise ships have been stranded for up to nine months off Cyprus, looming large over a fishing village on the holiday island hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

14. FinMin: Cyprus to reduce debt once pandemic normalises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reduce-debt-once-pandemic-normalises-finmin-says

Cyprus Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides told the Cyprus News Agency that the government will begin reducing public debt, increased due to strategic cash reserves, once the pandemic begins to normalise....

15. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

16. Friendship Forum highlights cooperation to meet regional challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friendship-forum-highlights-cooperation-to-meet-regional-challenges

Foreign ministers and senior officials from several EU and Persian Gulf countries met in Athens on Thursday, as Greece seeks to expand alliances to counter tension with regional rival Turkey....

17. Cyprus launches new tourism schemes as arrivals plummet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-new-tourism-schemes-as-arrivals-plummet

Nine incentive schemes promoting the development and boosting of targeted forms of tourism were approved by Cabinet on Monday, when the Cyprus statistical service (Cystat) announced that Cyprus marked a 79.9% drop in arrivals in 2020 compared to the year before....

18. Policy priorities unaffected by pandemic, FinMin says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/policy-priorities-unaffected-by-pandemic-finmin-says

Despite the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic Cyprus’ economic policies remain the same, targeting macroeconomic and financial stability, prudent fiscal policies, and establishing a competitive, business-friendly regulatory environment of high standards, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday....

19. Cyprus eyeing March 1 reopening of travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyeing-march-1-reopening-of-travel

The Ministry of Transport announced on Wednesday that the Cabinet decided to extend the Covid-curbing measures governing airports and flights until March 1....

20. Officials want young people settle in Strovilia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-want-young-people-settle-strovilia

Dherynia officials are seeking ways to have young people populate abandoned homes in Strovilia, on British Base soil, despite challenges stemming from restrictions that were somewhat eased last year...

21. Cyprus looking to boost ties with militarily-developed Gulf states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-looking-to-boost-relations-with-militarily-developed-gulf-states

The enhancement of Cyprus’ relations with militarily-developed Gulf states constitutes a priority, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides said Wednesday, against the backdrop of diplomatic developments with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia....

22. Cyprus puts national minimum wage on hold until full employment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-national-minimum-wage-on-hold-until-full-employment

The Cyprus government will launch a social dialogue for the implementation of the national minimum wage when full employment is reached, namely when unemployment is around 5%....

23. Cyprus tourism revenue drops by 85.1% in first ten months of 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tourism-revenue-drops-by-85-1-in-first-ten-months-of-2020

The Cyprus tourism sector marked an 85.1% drop in revenue over the first ten months of 2020, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) on Wednesday show. ...

24. Cyprus remains an attractive investment destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-remains-an-attractive-investment-destination

Cyprus remains an attractive investment destination, especially among established investors ...

25. Industrial/Logistics most attractive post COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/industrial-logistics-most-attractive-post-covid-19

Following the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industrial/Logistics asset class has presently become the most attractive financing option for a majority of banks in Central & Eastern Europe, according to the results from the latest edition of KPMG’s Property Lending Barometer...

26. New Chinese Ambassador hails deepening relations with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-chinese-ambassador-hails-deepening-relations-with-cyprus

China opposes any unilateral provocations and actions that undermine the peace and stability of Cyprus and the region and as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, it will continue to play a constructive and coordinating role in facilitating the settlement of the Cyprus problem, UNFICYP’s mandate renewal, and the implementation of relevant UN resolutions, to uphold fairness and justice for Cypriots, China's new Ambassador to Cyprus, Liu Yantao said, presenting on Thursday his credentials to Cyrpus President, Nicos Anastasiades....

27. Cyprus revises travel rules for vaccinated passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-revises-travel-rules-for-vaccinated-passengers

An inter-ministerial committee set up to spearhead the gradual resumption of flights agreed on an updated action plan on Thursday that allows those passengers who have been vaccinated against coronavirus to be exempted from the requirement of showing proof of a negative test....

28. EU warns against easing pandemic-containing measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-against-easing-pandemic-containing-measures

As millions of European citizens gear up for the festive season, the European Union's executive commission urged member countries to keep strong anti-Covid-19 restrictions in place to avoid a post-holiday surge of coronavirus cases and deaths but stopped short of advising against travel....

29. Cyprus, Slovakia FMs discuss Turkey's regional behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slovakia-fms-discuss-turkey-s-regional-behaviour

Turkey’s escalating provocations in relation to Varosha, as well as in Cyprus’s EEZ and maritime zones, were the focus of discussions in Nicosia on Monday between the Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides and the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Ivan Korcok....

30. Greece, UAE commit to mutual defense assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-uae-commit-to-mutual-defense-assistance

The mutual defense assistance clause, activated in the event that one of the two countries’ territorial integrity is threatened, is probably the most important part of the defense and foreign policy cooperation agreement signed by Greece and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week, according to sources with inside information....

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