Government mulls price caps on essential goods

The government is examining the possibility of introducing price caps on essential items to stem inflationary trends pushing the cost of living skywards. During the 2022 state budget debate, Finance Minister Constantinos

Government uneasy over price increases

Τhe government is concerned about the economic risks arising from price increases, but a spike in inflation is considered temporary, said Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides. The minister pointed out the need for

Local government elections postponed until May 2024

Parliament approved a government proposal to postpone local elections to facilitate the sweeping reform project, eventually reshaping local authority administration. Thursday’s postponement of the elections, initially scheduled for December this year, was

Cypriot to become Greek government minister

In a surprise move, Greece appointed former Cypriot EU humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides as the head of its newly formed Climate and Civil Protection Ministry. Although Stylianides will


COVID19: Government sidesteps Uni jab policies

The government will not interfere with the Cyprus University of Technology (TEPAK) decision only to allow COVID-19 vaccinated or previously infected students on campus. “TEPAK is an autonomous organisation. If the universities

Government standing by blaze victims

Two days after the devastating Cyprus blaze that turned mountain areas of Limassol and Larnaca district into ashes, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said everything possible is being done to support those affected.

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