CYTA announced that 10.5 million SMS were sent counting from the afternoon of Christmas Eve till lunchtime of the 26th December. Read on for more details.
Turkish Hackers attacked several Cypriot websites
Several Cypriot websites were taken offline yesterday after they were defaced by Turkish hackers as a retaliation over the events at the Basketball game. Read more for full list of hacked websites.
Oikosyntheseis factory in Nicosia up in flames
Timber Frame construction company’s offices and factory in Tseri, Nicosia burned to the ground last night.
New VAT rates from 10th January
From 10th January VAT at 5% will be charged on food and medicine with the exception of alcoholic beverages which will remain at 15%.
Shoppers spend on the side of caution
Nicosia and Limassol seemed to be doing well, albeit on a budget, but in Paphos the situation was described as “tragic” and “desperate” (cyprus-mail.com).
Increased police measures for the holiday season
Increased measures taken by the police because of the holidays in an attempt to prevent road accidents and ease the public after today until the January 6, 2011 nationwide campaign begins on major roads in towns and rural areas and on highways (sigmalive.com).
NOKIA to reintroduce Republic of Cyprus maps in its services
Telecommunications company NOKIA informed the Ministry of Communications and Works that maps of the Republic of Cyprus will be reintroduced in its offered services, rectifying its previous “mistaken” action to remove the maps, an official announcement says (financialmirror.com).