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Flights to Cyprus to resume from select countries next month

Cyprus on Friday outlined plans for the phased resumption next month of commercial flights from a select number of countries with low Covid-19 infection rates to jump-start its vital tourism sector.

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said flights will begin in two phases — June 9 and 20 — from two groups of countries selected by an advisory body of medical experts.

AmCham organizes online event on tourism

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce along with the AmChams of Slovenia, Montenegro and Croatia are organizing a digital event on Wednesday titled "Hosting International Tourists - When and How?" from 3 to 4.30 p.m.
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Ten EU states agree on rules for tourism reopening

Ten European Union states, including Greece, on Monday agreed on a set of rules regarding the gradual easing of movement restrictions introduced to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

11 EU states agree on rules for tourism reopening

Eleven European Union states, including Greece, on Monday agreed on a set of rules regarding the gradual easing of movement restrictions introduced to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Slovenia: COVID-19 Spread is Under Control

Slovenia, a mountainous nation of two million people, has become the first European country to proclaim an end to the coronavirus epidemic at home.

The European Union state's government said on Friday the COVID-19 spread is under control and there is no longer a need for extraordinary health measures.

Drive-in cinema kicks off in Ljubljana

The first drive-in cinema to be held after the coronavirus epidemic in Slovenia has been organised by businessman Miran Starman, who got a green-light by the Health inspectorate.

Romania, largest annual economic growth in EU in Q1 2020

Romania recorded the most significant economic growth of the 27 EU member states in the first quarter of 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, according to the flash estimates published on Friday by the European Statistical Office ( Eurostat).

Slovenia Declares Victory Over Coronavirus Pandemic

The Slovenian government announced the end of the coronavirus outbreak in the country at a telephone session on Thursday, having imposed emergency measures on March 12, the first European country to do so.

Slovenia’s Cycling Protesters Try to Push Jansa off Course

Dismayed by the veteran right-winger's return to power for a third stint as PM, protesters in Slovenia are finding innovative new ways to bring their dissatisfaction with Janez Jansa to his, and the public's, attention.

Labour market depends on economy re-launch, says employment official

Mitja Bobnar, the director general of the national institution, has told the STA in an interview that the labour market had felt the crisis brought by the coronavirus epidemic already in March.

At the end of April, 88,648 persons in Slovenia were registered as unemployed, which is 14% more than in March and 20% more than in April 2019.

Eurostat: The Highest Share of Expenditure on Fire-Protection Services is in Bulgaria

Firefighters are one of the groups in the forefront of the coronavirus crisis response. In many countries they are involved not only in their traditional role, but also in helping to assure other essential services to their communities such as driving ambulances, delivery of medicines and food, covid-19 testing or retrieval of the deceased.

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