LOT airline resumes flights to Cyprus after 2-year break

LOT airline resumes flights to Cyprus after 2-year break

The Polish airline LOT has announced the resumption of its flights to Larnaca Airport, with four per week during the winter season. According to a press release from the deputy Ministry of Tourism, LOT intends to increase the frequency to six flights a week during the summer season in 2025. In addition to LOT, flights […]

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Cambodia earns over $210M from rubber export in first semester

Cambodia earns over $210M from rubber export in first semester

Cambodia made more than $210 million in revenue from rubber exports in the first half year of 2024, an increase of about 8.6 percent over the same period of 2023, said a report of the General Directorate of Rubber on Wednesday Khun Kakada, Acting-Director General of the General Directorate of Rubber of Ministry of Agriculture, […]

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PM calls for establishing direct international flights to Siem Reap

PM calls for establishing direct international flights to Siem Reap

Prime Minister Hun Manet Thursday called for connecting direct flights from the major tourist destinations in the world to Siem Reap. Mr Hun Manet highlighted this during a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Samdech Pin Sem Museum in Siem Reap province. To attract more tourists to visit Cambodia, especially Siem Reap province – […]

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New projects and developments taking shape as Troodos upgrade continues

New projects and developments taking shape as Troodos upgrade continues

At the initiative of the President of the Republic, a special meeting was held to inform the Council of Ministers about the implementation of the national strategy for Troodos and the development of mountain communities, Commissioner for the Development of Mountain Communities, Charalambos Christofinas has announced, noting that specific decisions were also taken. As he […]

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Cyprus and Japan explore hi tech cooperation

Cyprus and Japan explore hi tech cooperation

Representatives of Cyprus’ Research and Innovation Foundation (RFI) and of the Japan Science and Technology Organisation (JST) recently met in Nicosia, to establish collaborations in cutting-edge fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, energy, space research, and biotechnology. The RFI was represented at the meeting by its Chief Scientist, Demetris Skourides and Director General Theodoros Loukaides, while JST was represented by […]

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Polis to be transformed by €141m projects

Polis to be transformed by €141m projects

Projects worth €141 million are set to transform the Polis Chrysochous area in the coming years, said the mayor Yiotis Papachristofis. Among these developments is the €60m expansion of the harbour at Latchi, described as “one of the most important tourist hubs of the municipality”. In an interview with CNA, Papachristofis spoke about several key projects, including […]

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UK leads as top source of tourists to Cyprus

UK leads as top source of tourists to Cyprus

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus displayed a slight yet steady increase in June 2024, recording a 5.5 per cent rise to 482,261 compared to 456,985 in the previous year, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service (Cystat). This upward trend is also reflected in the first half of the year, with arrivals from January to June 2024 […]

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Arrivals surpass previous year’s says minister

Arrivals surpass previous year’s says minister

Deputy Minister of Tourism Kostas Koumis is satisfied that the latest figures on tourist arrives indicate they would be at the same levels as 2023, a good year for the industry. After Wednesday’s cabinet meeting he said: “Our goal was to remain close to the same performance as last year in terms of tourist arrivals […]

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Marking 50 years of Cyprus memories

Marking 50 years of Cyprus memories

SARA DOUEDARI meets the two artists behind an exhibition this week that reflects on division and reconciliation The air in Nicosia is thick with history and memory, the scars of past conflict visible in the divided cityscape. The city, the last divided capital in Europe, is the poignant setting for the installation Cyprus Memory, a […]

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Dry rubber exports surge to $213.3 mil in first half of 2024

Dry rubber exports surge to $213.3 mil in first half of 2024

Cambodia’s dry rubber exports generated revenue of $213.3 million in the first half of 2024, marking an 8.6% increase from $196.3 mil during the same period last year, according to a report released by the General Directorate of Rubber yesterday. The report highlighted that the country exported 140,653 tonnes of dry rubber from January to […]

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