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1. Lawmakers to vote on budget for new support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-to-vote-on-budget-for-new-support-measures

The Finance Ministry will be seeking lawmakers’ green light for the supplementary budget of €220 million involving a string of measures to keep the economy afloat after the slowdown brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

2. FinMin delves into details of 'new, more targeted measures'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-delves-into-details-of-new-more-targeted-measures

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides held a press conference on Thursday to delve into the details of the new bundle of economic support measures announced by President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised national address Wednesday night....

3. President unveils new stimulus package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unveils-new-stimulus-package

President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday a new set of measures to support tourism, businesses, and the self-employed workers that took a hit in the coronavirus pandemic...

4. New chapter in store for old Orphanides mall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-chapter-in-store-for-old-orphanides-mall

The Bank of Cyprus is reportedly sounding out the government on a potential mega deal in west Nicosia, with ideas thrown around for the old Orphanides Mall to become a business centre or a medical facility...

5. ‘Queen Elizabeth’ applies for state subsidy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘queen-elizabeth-applies-for-state-subsidy

Labour office employees have been swamped with applications for wage subsidies due to the coronavirus pandemic, including one case under the name of “Queen Elizabeth"...

6. Cyprus 'golden visa' scheme returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-visa-scheme-returns-to-spotlight

Cyprus’ controversial citizenship-by-investment scheme was thrust into the spotlight once again after the investigative journalism platform Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) published an in-depth report on the granting of a ‘golden passport’ to a senior member of the Saudi royal family and six of his family members....

7. Hellenic Bank sells its most expensive home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hellenic-bank-sells-its-most-expensive-home

Hellenic Bank has sold its most expensive home according to a special report, with foreign investors shelling out 3 million for a mansion in Lakatamia...

8. The market needs oxygen, FinMin says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-market-needs-oxygen-finmin-says

The market needs oxygen, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Monday, stressing that the least citizens expect from politicians is to reach a consensus in order to support the economy in line with a prudent policy without placing it in further danger....

9. Need for transparency on COVID-19 public spending

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/need-for-transparency-on-covid-19-public-spending

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assmebly’s (OSCE PA) Special Representative on Fighting Corruption Irene Charalambides, has called for the highest levels of transparency and good governance on COVID-19 related public expenditures....

10. Greece pledges €3m, Cyprus €200,000 to Covid-19 vaccine fundraiser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-pledges-€3m-to-covid-19-vaccine-fundraiser

Greece is among dozens of nations that will help bankroll research into new treatments and a vaccination against the deadly novel coronavirus, pledging 3 million euros to the cause during a fundraising event on Monday....

11. Police checks to be stepped up as restrictions loosen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-checks-to-be-stepped-up-as-restrictions-loosen

Cyprus police won’t be easing up on checks as the island gradually begins to loosen restriction measures, on the contrary, patrols will be stepped up, the Chief of Police stressed....

12. More Cypriots ditch cash during pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-cypriots-ditch-cash-during-pandemic

Cypriot consumers are increasingly turning to debit and credit cards as opposed to traditional cash payments for their daily needs amid the coronavirus pandemic, data by JCC payments systems show ...

13. Coronavirus death toll in Greece at 136

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-in-greece-at-136

The death toll from the coronavirus in Greece rose to 136 on Monday after two patients being treated in hospitals in northern Greece passed away, reports said. ...

14. Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC recognised internationally as a Leading Cyprus Law Firm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/michael-kyprianou-co-llc-recognised-internationally-as-a-leading-cyprus-law-firm

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC had the honour of been recommended for all its areas of practice. At the same time it has received top tier recognition in the fields of Dispute Resolution, Employment Law and Real Estate & Construction Law....

15. Lagarde draws line on how far ECB largesse can go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-draws-line-on-how-far-ecb-largesse-can-go

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde drew the line on how far the ECB could go in helping virus-stricken eurozone countries on Wednesday, saying lending to governments directly would be illegal and handing out cash to citizens difficult....

16. New decree allows repatriation of all legal residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-decree-allows-repatriation-for-all-legal-residents

By Thursday, a sum of 9,282 students abroad who chose to remain put amid the coronavirus outbreak had received a €750 government benefit, as promised last month....

17. Government funds not unlimited, Finance Minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-funds-are-not-unlimited-finance-minister-warns

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Monday that the government does not have unlimited funds with which to support the local economy during these tough times....

18. To wear or not to wear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/to-wear-or-not-to-wear

Recommendations on the use of face masks vary in the Republic of Cyprus, in the midst of a full-blown coronavirus pandemic, with members of the public essentially making that call based on the latest information they can find...

19. Coronavirus derails southern Europe's clean-up from the last crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-derails-southern-europe-s-clean-up-from-the-last-crisis

This year was meant to mark a turning point for Greek and Italian banks as they finally laid the ghosts of the financial crisis to rest. Then the coronavirus struck....

20. Over 23,000 applications filed for suspension of loan payments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-23-000-applications-filed-for-suspension-of-loan-payments

More than 23,000 persons have applied to the island’s two largest banks for a suspension of loan repayments, as retail borrowers and companies are trying to preserve disposable income amid the economic activity shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic....

21. Euro zone ministers look for economy quick fixes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euro-zone-ministers-look-for-economy-quick-fixes

Euro zone finance ministers are likely to converge on Tuesday on three quick options to support the economy in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, officials have said, with some discussion also of longer-term ideas to aid a recovery....

22. PHOTO GALLERY: Athens streets deserted during lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-streets-deserted-during-lockdown-photos

Deserted squares, padlocked parks, empty avenues where lines of cars once idled bumper-to-bumper in traffic as motorbikes and scooters zoomed through the narrow gaps between. The Greek capital, Athens, like so many cities across the world, has seen its streets empty under a lockdown designed to stem the spread of the new coronavirus....

23. Coronavirus’ impact on local businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/coronavirus-impact-on-local-businesses

The organisation’s experts discuss the developments and analyse the measures that need to be taken to address the challenges...

24. Cyprus gets tougher with stricter bundle of measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tougher-with-stricter-bundle-of-measures

Stricter measures to contain the spread of coronavirus were announced by the Health Minister on Monday as the island scrambles to curb the steadily rising deaths and infections....

25. 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...

26. 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....

27. SMS service 8998 back online

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-service-8998-back-online

The SMS service 8998 was once again up and running on Thursday morning, with replies sent back almost instantaneously in both Greek and English...

28. Persons travelling for permitted reasons to fill in a form or send SMS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persons-who-will-travel-for-permitted-reasons-to-fill-in-a-form-or-send-sms

During the partial curfew to be enforced at 6pm on Tuesday for three weeks, those wishing to leave their home or shelter for any of the reasons falling under the exceptions to the travel restriction must either fill in a special form or send a text message to 8998....

29. President: Unnecessary travel strictly prohibited, violators to be fined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-unnecessary-travel-strictly-prohibited

Addressing the nation on Monday night for the second time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in Cyprus in early March, President Nicos Anastasiades announced that all unnecessary travel will be banned as of 6pm on Tuesday until April 13....

30. Government considering to give banks €2b in state guarantees to unlock credit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-considering-to-give-banks-€2b-in-state-guarantees-to-unlock-credit

The Cyprus government is considering a plan to provide state guarantees to banks amounting to €2 billion, in a bid to unlock credit to self-employed, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations hit by the coronavirus epidemic....

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