Cyprus birthrate has been consistently below the number necessary to keep a steady population since 1995. At the end of 2014 it was estimated at 847000 an 1.3% drop since the previous year at 858000. On average women in Cyprus give birth to 1.3 children while an average of 2.1 is required to fill the […]
Ministry of Transport is promoting a bill with new measures to improve road safety in Cyprus. The bill was approved by the cabinet has been submitted to the parliament and if voted will be in effect within 2017. Here’s what it includes: The introduction of narco-test for drivers. The Ministry of Transport has already allocated […]
A Russian tourist on holidays in Ayia Napa, was arrested yesterday evening by the occupation authorities while visiting the occupied Famagusta area. According to the police, a 28 year old woman from Russia who is on vacation in Cyprus visited the Ayia Napa police station last night and reported that she received a text message […]
Two hundred and eighty divers from Cyprus and abroad gathered in Limassol on Saturday morning forming an underwater human chain and breaking the Guinness world record for the longest human chain. Volunteers joined together holding onto a rope which connected the dock at Molos and the old port. Divers are submerged to a depth of […]
The new bill which will be presented to the parliament for voting as soon as next week introduces new restrictions restaurants and entertainment establishments. Establishments are now longer allowed to designate smoking areas, even if they have the necessary ventilation, or they are not adjacent to areas for non-smokers. The new law will also ban […]
After Ayia Napa recently started offering free wireless internet access to beach goers, now Paphos is following their example with a similar move. As a result of the the initiative taken by the Paphos municipality free WiFi is being offered since yesterday at two of its most popular beaches, the Municipal Baths beach and the […]
Cobalt received a license Larnaca – Odessa route and will start flying in September. Read on for information about more destinations that are being planned.