US diplomat calls for tackling waste management, participates in international Coastal CleanUp Day event in Larnaca

Waste management is something that needs to be tackled at the source, said US ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber, marking International Coastal CleanUp Day in Larnaca. Garber participated at the clean-up of the CTO beach in Larnaca, organised by the non-governmental organisation AKTI. The International Coastal CleanUp Day encourages people…

Cyprus authorities report 2 deaths and 140 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

Cyprus` health authorities announced on Saturday the death of a 59-year-old man and a 92-year-old woman to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 547 and 140 new cases out of 53.472 tests with the positivity range standing at 0.26%. At the same time, 96 people are being treated…

Nearly 2,800 people have been vaccinated with the third booster dose of the COVID19

Nearly 2,800 people have been vaccinated by Friday with the third booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health said on Saturday that 1,752 nursing home residents as well as 510 health professionals and 531 individuals who are part of the vulnerable…

Police fine 24 for violations of COVID-19 measures

Police fined 20 individuals and four establishment owners in the last 24 hours after 2,572 checks for violations of the COVID-19 measures. A Police spokesperson told CNA that in Nicosia during 763 checks, two individuals were fined as well as one establishment owner, in Limassol from 110 checks, 5 persons…

Private sector to lead roll out of green hydrogen, Cyprus Hydrogen Association Chairman tells CNA

The private sector is set to lead the roll out of green hydrogen by investing in its production so that it can be used in the sectors of transport and industry. In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), Chairman of the Cyprus Hydrogen Association, established last March under…

Cyprus President departs for New York to address UN General Assembly

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades travels from Athens to New York on Saturday where he will address the 76th UN General Assembly and meet UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. He will also hold a number of meetings with leaders and officials from countries and organisations. A presidency press release…

Bright Star multinational training exercise concludes in Egypt

The multinational military training exercise "Bright Star 2021" which took place between 2 and 17 September in Egypt with the participation, among others, of forces from Cyprus, has concluded. Apart from Cyprus forces from Egypt, the US, Greece, the UK, Pakistan, Jordan and Saudi Arabia took part in the exercise.…

Private sector to lead roll out of green hydrogen, Cyprus Hydrogen Association Chairman tells CNA

The private sector is set to lead the roll out of green hydrogen by investing in its production so that it can be used in the sectors of transport and industry. In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency Chairman of the Cyprus Hydrogen Association, established last March under the…

Capital Intelligence affirms Cyprus’ ratings, revises outlook to Positive

Capital Intelligence Ratings (CI) announced that it has affirmed the Republic of Cyprus’ Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating (LT FCR) and Short-Term Foreign Currency Rating ((ST FCR) at ‘BB+’ and ‘B’, respectively, reflecting on the strong prospects of recovery from the adverse effects of COVID-19. The Outlook for the ratings has…

Ambassador of Serbia underlines Belgrade’s support to a Cyprus settlement according to UN resolutions

The Ambassador of Serbia to Cyprus, Μarko Βlagojević, underlined on Friday the firm position of his country in favour of the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of the Repubic of Cyprus and the solution of the Cyprus problem according to the UN relevant resolutions. He was speaking during a meeting…