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04 June, 2020
 

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1. Market sentiment looking up, FinMin says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/market-sentiment-looking-up-finmin-says

Market sentiment is looking up, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Tuesday after a broad meeting at the Presidential Palace between President Nicos Anastasiades and representatives of financial institutions....

2. 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. ...

3. 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....

4. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

5. President to announce new support package on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-announce-new-support-package-on-wednesday

President Nicos Anastasiades will address the Cyprus nation on Wednesday to announce a new package of measures to support the economy and workers....

6. House passes bills mitigating pandemic repercussions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-bills-mitigating-pandemic-repercussions

The House on Friday approved a wide array of bills, passing into law a wide array of bills seeking to keep Cyprus afloat as it is making its way through the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic....

7. Young worker crushed by wall in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-worker-crushed-by-falling-wall-in-limassol

A young man is in critical condition after he was crushed by a retaining wall during a tile floor installation at a Limassol residence...

8. ‘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"...

9. President seeks input ahead of big decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-seeks-input-ahead-of-big-decision

A crucial event is taking place on Friday at the Presidential Palace, as the epidemiological taskforce is meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades to assess the situation on the ground and the next steps in easing lockdown restrictions...

10. COVID-19 outbreak both a curse and a blessing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-outbreak-both-a-curse-and-a-blessing

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus has come as both a curse and a blessing, as it forced authorities to move with unprecedented speeds toward a digital transformation, Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos said Thursday....

11. 26 construction sites shut down for non-compliance with health protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/26-construction-sites-shut-down-for-non-compliance-with-health-protocols

Since the construction sector was permitted to resume operation on Monday, 26 construction sites have so far been forced to shut down after inspections revealed they completely failed to adhere to health and safety protocols in place as the island is still grappling with the pandemic....

12. Cabinet approves new bundle of support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cabinet-approves-new-bundle-of-support-measures

The Cabinet on Thursday approved a new bundle of support measures for businesses to keep the economy afloat after the slowdown brought about by the coronavirus outbreak....

13. Cyprus begins to emerge from lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-emerges-from-lockdown

Economic activity in Cyprus was set to resume on Monday during an initial phase of easing coronavirus lockdown measures, but business is not as usual as the president of the Republic is calling on citizens to behave responsibly...

14. Lifting restrictions signal progress, but concerns high over relapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifting-of-restrictions-sign-of-progress-but-concerns-high-over-relapse

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Wednesday that with the island moving toward recovering from the coronavirus outbreak, the gradual lifting of measures set to begin next week is a testament of the progress being made, but it also a source of intense concern over a potential relapse....

15. Exit roadmap foresees economy on recovery path by Q3 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exit-roadmap-foresees-economy-on-recovery-path-by-q3-2020

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Thursday that the government’s lockdown exit roadmap, aspects of which were presented by the President on Wednesday night, aims to see the island’s economy on the path of recovery by the fourth quarter of this year....

16. Cyprus announces 'timid first steps' in easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-timid-first-steps-in-easing-restrictions

In a televised national address on Wednesday night, President Nicos Anastasiades presented the detailed plan of the first two phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit plan, with the first phase, which will see a timid resumption of the economy and a small loosening of restrictions on individual freedoms, set to begin on May 4....

17. Civil society group launches petition demanding government covers rent, utility bills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-society-group-launches-petition-demanding-government-covers-rent-utility-bills

A civil society group that formed in Cyprus amid the coronavirus outbreak to address urgent social concerns that have slipped through the cracks of the government’s support package launched a petition on Wednesday demanding that the government moves to cover rent and suspend utility expenses....

18. Elderly in retirement homes at risk of contracting virus through nurses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-in-retirement-homes-at-risk-of-contracting-virus-through-nurses

The island’s third-age observatory raised the alarm on Friday over the risks of coronavirus infection faced by the elderly in retirement homes who are treated by nurses who also work at public hospitals, which are predominantly dealing with coronavirus cases, and which have also been central targets of the virus outbreak....

19. Government to spend €850m in direct support until June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-government-to-spend-€850m-in-direct-support-until-june

The Cypriot government announced the extension of measures to companies and self-employed persons hit by the coronavirus outbreak until June 12, increasing direct support to €849 million or 3.5% of GDP....

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. All schools islandwide to close their doors on Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-schools-islandwide-to-close-their-doors-on-friday

All schools islandwide will be shutting their doors as of Friday for one week, as per the decision taken on Wednesday by the Education Ministry in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak, as cases spiralled to six in government-controlled areas....

23. Police arrest ten in worksite raids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-ten-in-worksite-raids

Police arrested ten foreign nationals on Tuesday in two worksite raids, conducted alongside labour officials who gave additional citations and fines worth over €100,000...

24. Yellow warning for thick fog covering Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yellow-warning-for-thick-fog-covering-cyprus

After fog and low clouds blanketed the Nicosia skies on Wednesday, the Met Department issued a yellow warning for dense fog at mountainous and semi-mountainous regions, which will remain in effect until 10am on Thursday....

25. Worker critical after fall in Paphos warehouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-critical-after-fall-in-paphos-warehouse

A man in Paphos was rushed to the Emergency Room following a work-related accident, where he fell and severely injured his head...

26. Island braces for coldest weather in 3 years with high levels of dust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-dust

The atmosphere on Thursday was permeated with high levels of dust, as the island braces for the coldest temperatures recorded in the last three years...

27. Fuel targets rehash gas price debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-targets-rehash-gas-price-debate

Consumers are crying foul over rising gas prices at the pump, with some resorting to crossing the checkpoints to fill up in the north as the government draws criticism for failing to meet EU energy goals...

28. 2020 year of ‘slowbalisation’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-2020-to-be-year-of-‘slowbalisation-for-global-economy

Global economic growth in 2020 is expected to grow at a rate of around 3.4% in purchasing power parity terms,according to new projections by PwC, compared to its long-term average of a 21st century average of 3.8% per year...

29. Man dies after Vasiliko crane mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-after-vasiliko-crane-mishap

A local worker died in hospital on Tuesday hours after he was struck in the head by a crane hook during an incident at EAC’s Vasiliko power station in Limassol...

30. Worker suffocates to death under pile of dirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-dies-under-mound-of-dirt

Both police and the labour office were investigating a work-related fatality on Monday, after emergency rescuers retrieved the body of a local builder from a collapsed retaining wall in Limassol...

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