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by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Earthquake measuring 5 felt all over Cyprus
Replies: 8
Views: 547

Earthquake measuring 5 felt all over Cyprus

<r>An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale occurred around 16:30 and was felt all over Cyprus.Due to the earthquake, the Parliament session that was going to vote the state budget was suspended for a while....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/earthquake_measuring_5_felt_al...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Audit office to probe pay hike for passports probe panel
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Audit office to probe pay hike for passports probe panel

The audit service said it will be probing a decision to raise the remuneration of a four-member panel investigating the citizenship by investment programme from €3,500 each for three months for a period to nine months to €10,000 each for three months for a period of nine months, totalling €120,000.....
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: BoC warns clients to be on alert for scammers
Replies: 1
Views: 232

BoC warns clients to be on alert for scammers

<r>Bank of Cyprus on Tuesday warned clients to be on alert against scammers trying to access their accounts and urged them not share any information.In a written statement, the bank said in the past few days, clients have been recipients of misleading text messages, emails and messages through popul...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: February 15 is the deadline for import of cars from UK under pre-Brexit rules
Replies: 3
Views: 376

February 15 is the deadline for import of cars from UK under pre-Brexit rules

<r>The Department of Road Transport on Tuesday reminded that February 15 is the deadline for the import of cars in Cyprus from the United Kingdom under pre-Brexit rules.And that, after this date, rules will apply on which vehicles and from which categories these can be imported to Cyprus....<br/> <b...
by Paphos Life
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Yellow weather warning issued for Monday night
Replies: 0
Views: 192

Yellow weather warning issued for Monday night

<r>The met office issued a yellow weather warning on Monday in place from 6pm until 5am on Tuesday.Storms and rain are forecast to affect the entire island with rainfall reaching 50mm in some places. Showers could last for up to six hours, according to the warning....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://ww...
by Paphos Life
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Roads partially closed to Troodos, more snow expected
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Roads partially closed to Troodos, more snow expected

<r>The roads leading to Troodos are open only for vehicles with snow chains or four-wheel drives due to frost, while more snow is expected to fall during the day.Roads in the Morphou area, especially the ones from Kakopetria to Karvounas and Pedoulas to Prodromos, are open but slippery....<br/> <br/...
by Paphos Life
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: "Illegal outing" by teens ends in car chase, injured police and a remand hearing
Replies: 6
Views: 435

"Illegal outing" by teens ends in car chase, injured police and a remand hearing

Paphos district court on Saturday remanded two teenagers, 19 and 17, for three days and one day respectively after they injured two officers while trying to escape a police traffic check because they had not sent an SMS for their movement....

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by Paphos Life
Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Police action plan to prevent people from gathering at Troodos
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Police action plan to prevent people from gathering at Troodos

<r>The Police members have drawn an action plan for the weekend aiming to prevent people from gathering in snowy landscapes of particular interest, for example the Troodos square and some other areas. Members of the force will carry out increased checks of cars going to the area in an effort to anti...
by Paphos Life
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Fixed airport taxi fares from March 1
Replies: 23
Views: 1220

Fixed airport taxi fares from March 1

The transport ministry has set fixed fares for taxis travelling to and from the airports, starting on March 1.The fares include urban and rural taxi services.In a written statement on Friday, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos called on taxi drivers to implement the newly set fares "as one of the s...
by Paphos Life
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos residents nab suspected burglar
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Paphos residents nab suspected burglar

<r>A man suspected of stealing a large amount of jewellery from at least one jeweller was injured when residents chased him in the streets of Paphos on Thursday.He was arrested and is under guard at Paphos hospital....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/paphos_residents_nab_suspect...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: President slams "orchestrated smear" amid furore over journalist's claims
Replies: 1
Views: 186

President slams "orchestrated smear" amid furore over journalist's claims

President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday called on newspaper director and journalist Andreas Paraschos to substantiate a report that he made "300m from the citizenship by investment scheme and took the money to the Seychelles on private jets....

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by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Rainfall in January so far only 6% of normal
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Rainfall in January so far only 6% of normal

<r>Rainfall on the first two weeks of January was only 6 per cent the average for this time of year, the met service said on Thursday.Between January 1 and the morning of January 14, the average amount of rainfall was 6.1mm which was recorded on Wednesday, the service said.The average amount is usua...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: ???Serious risk??? if residential zone at Kourris dam had gone ahead
Replies: 0
Views: 232

???Serious risk??? if residential zone at Kourris dam had gone ahead

<r>The civil engineers??? association (Cyace) on Thursday welcomed a government decision to rescind a previous one turning an area around Kourris reservoir into a residential zone.The group said that the initial decision to designate as residential the zone around Cyprus??? largest reservoir had bee...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Mayor continues quest to spruce up Paphos
Replies: 0
Views: 217

Mayor continues quest to spruce up Paphos

The mayor of Paphos is continuing his quest to change the "face" of Paphos, with all sorts of upgrading works taking place across the town.Posting on social media, Phedonas Phedonos, announced that a contract to renovate another "hani" in Paphos old town is proceeding with the complete renovation an...
by Paphos Life
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: First snow expected soon
Replies: 0
Views: 296

First snow expected soon

<r>Low pressure system is affecting the area. Dust particles to be seen in the atmosphere until Wednesday. First snow expected as of Wednesday night.On Monday afternoon the weather will be cloudy....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/first_snow_expected_soon"><s>[url=https://www.p...
by Paphos Life
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: More than 350,000 SMS for movement on first day of lockdown
Replies: 0
Views: 198

More than 350,000 SMS for movement on first day of lockdown

The first day of lockdown went by smoothly. According to the Deputy Ministry of Innovation, some 378,199 messages have been sent. The most popular one was choice 2 - purchase of goods, and the second most popular choice 6 - physical exercise. According to the Deputy Ministry, people facing problems ...
by Paphos Life
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coronavirus: police book 89 people, three businesses for violations
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Coronavirus: police book 89 people, three businesses for violations

<r>Police booked 89 individuals and three businesses for violations of Covid measures in the last 24 hours, during a total of 7.971 checks.The three establishments were two kiosks, one in Paphos and one in Larnaca, and a golf retreat in Paphos where 28 people were together....<br/> <br/> <URL url="h...
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Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Ministerial Council to decide on restrictive measures on Friday
Replies: 0
Views: 224

Ministerial Council to decide on restrictive measures on Friday

<r>Decisions about further restrictive measures to curb the outbreak of COVID-19 have been postponed since the Council of Ministers will now meet on Friday at 11:30.All possibilities are open but the most possible scenarios have to do with various versions of a general quarantine. The two scenarios ...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Scientific Committee heads to Presidential Palace to discuss new measures to contain COVID-19
Replies: 2
Views: 351

Scientific Committee heads to Presidential Palace to discuss new measures to contain COVID-19

<r>The scientific advisory committee on COVID-19 heads to the Presidential Palace at 1100 local time to discuss with President Nicos Anastasiades new measures to contain the spread of the virus.The situation on the island is alarming as the health system is under pressure. Yesterday it was announced...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: EU drive to reduce plastic waste in 2021 will be enforced in Cyprus too
Replies: 1
Views: 180

EU drive to reduce plastic waste in 2021 will be enforced in Cyprus too

<r>As disposable masks and gloves have become essential tools for protecting people, last year saw an increase in plastic rubbish in the environment in Cyprus, coordinator of the project Keep our Sand and Sea Plastic Free Panayiota Koutsofta said on Tuesday....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.papho...