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Commission approves a Cypriot scheme to support newspapers affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves a Cypriot scheme to support newspapers affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 7, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €106,000 Cypriot scheme to support newspaper companies in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The public support will take the form of direct grants to newspaper publishers that have experienced a loss of their turnover due to the coronavirus […]

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Commission approves €6.3 million Cypriot incentive scheme towards airlines affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €6.3 million Cypriot incentive scheme towards airlines affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 7, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €6.3 million Cypriot incentive scheme towards airlines affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. Under the scheme, the support will take the form of direct grants of up to €800,000 per company and will be accessible in a transparent manner to […]

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Commission approves €280 million Cypriot schemes to support companies and self-employed affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €280 million Cypriot schemes to support companies and self-employed affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| June 29, 2020

The European Commission has approved two Cypriot schemes providing direct grants and subsidized interest rates to companies and self-employed workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The schemes were approved under the state aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020 and 8 May 2020. The first scheme, with a budget […]

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Commission approves €1.8 million Cypriot scheme to support farmers active in the primary agricultural sector affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €1.8 million Cypriot scheme to support farmers active in the primary agricultural sector affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

| June 19, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €1.8 million Cypriot scheme to support farmers active in the primary agricultural production affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020 and 8 May 2020. The support will take the form of […]

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#Nicosia among top small European cities of the future

#Nicosia among top small European cities of the future

| February 20, 2020

Nicosia has been named as the top small European city of the future for human capital and lifestyle. The capital of Cyprus was also ranked among the ‘Top 10 Small European Cities of the Future for FDI Strategy’, reflecting the island’s increased efforts to attract inward investment. The annual list by FDI magazine, published by […]

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UK ‘seriously concerned’ about fair trial in #Cyprus gang-rape claim case

UK ‘seriously concerned’ about fair trial in #Cyprus gang-rape claim case

| December 31, 2019

The UK has said it is “seriously concerned” about whether a British teenager convicted of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus received a fair trial. The Foreign Office said the UK will raise the issue with Cypriot authorities after the 19-year-old woman was convicted of public mischief at Famagusta District Court, in Paralimni, on Monday […]

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European Commission adopted 2019 Action Programme for #TurkishCypriot community

European Commission adopted 2019 Action Programme for #TurkishCypriot community

| September 17, 2019

The European Commission has adopted an Annual Action Programme for a total amount of €35.4 million identifying new projects to facilitate the reunification of Cyprus. The objective of the programme is to encourage the economic development of the Turkish Cypriot community with particular emphasis on the economic integration of the island, on improving contacts between the […]

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