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27 January, 2023
 

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1. Netflix to ban password sharing by end of March, bad news for freeloaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-to-ban-password-sharing-by-end-of-march-bad-news-for-freeloaders

The time Netflix 'freeloaders' have long feared - Password sharing will be banned by the end of March....

2. Concerns emerge over Cypriot porn website age verifier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-emerge-over-cypriot-porn-website-age-verifier

A new law in Louisiana requiring adults who visit porn websites to verify their age is raising privacy concerns, but a Cypriot firm that collects personal information of those users says privacy is maintained throughout the process...

3. The demand for new homes is dwindling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-demand-for-new-homes-is-dwindling

The large investments and development projects mentioned by Minister of Transport and Works Yannis Karousos in his ministry's recent project presentation may have kept the construction and real estate sector afloat until 2022, but the industry still faces challenges....

4. Banks are revising lending rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/banks-are-revising-lending-rates

Cypriot banks are preparing new loan rates in an effort to redesign the pricing of loans. In the first half of 2023, Cypriot banks will see significant changes in the pricing of new loans, accompanied by increases in interest rates, ...

5. Fake news vs reliable content

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fake-news-vs-reliable-content

The media's fragmentation of journalism and deconstruction of information is nothing new....

6. More tourists embarking on sustainable travel this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-tourists-embarking-on-sustainable-travel-this-year

A new report from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Trip.com Group has revealed that 69 percent of travelers are actively seeking sustainable travel options for 2023....

7. Riyadh wants to acquire Formula 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riyadh-wants-to-acquire-formula-1

Whereas we used to say that the Chinese were buying everything, it appears that the Saudis are now following suit. According to well-informed sources cited by the news agency Bloomberg, ...

8. Google cutting 12,000 jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/google-cutting-12-000-jobs

Google's parent Alphabet Inc said on Friday it is cutting about 12,000 jobs, or 6% of its workforce, as the technology sector reels from layoffs and companies stake their futures on artificial intelligence (AI)....

9. Cyprus aims for higher targets in green energy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aims-for-higher-targets-in-green-energy

In 2022, renewable energy sources now make up a larger percentage of total energy consumption. ...

10. EU: Increase of hazardous waste disposal since 2004

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-increase-of-hazardous-waste-disposal-since-2004

Despite EU action to reduce its waste output, the amount of hazardous waste generated in the European Union has continued to increase since 2004 according to the findings of a review published by the European Court of Auditors....

11. Dispute resolution services a more cost effective way to resolve issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dispute-resolution-services-a-more-cost-effective-way-to-resolve-issues

Going to court to resolve a dispute between a consumer and a business is not always necessary. There are alternatives that are less time-consuming and less expensive than legal action and can provide very effective solutions. ...

12. Supermarkets bet on their own private labeled products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarkets-bet-on-their-own-private-labeled-products

Consumers are turning to private label and exclusive import products to combat inflationary pressures on consumer goods in supermarkets....

13. Fuel prices have dropped, but increases are anticipated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-prices-have-dropped-but-increases-are-anticipated

On January 8, 2023, the cost of 95 gasoline was 44 cents less per liter than it was on July 12, when it reached an all-time high of €1.828 per liter....

14. Amazon to layoff 18,000 employees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/amazon-to-layoff-18-000-employees

Amazon.com Inc's layoffs will now increase to more than 18,000 roles as part of a workforce reduction it previously disclosed, Chief Executive Andy Jassy said in a public staff note on Wednesday....

15. New loans up despite interest rate hike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-loans-up-despite-interest-rate-hike

Total new loans in November 2022 increased by €172.8m compared to the previous month, despite an increase in interest rates across all loan categories. ...

16. The plan to bring in more German tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-plan-to-bring-in-more-german-tourists

In a trip organized by the FTI Group and Meeting Point, German travel agents recently visited the island and discovered increased demand for Cyprus....

17. What consumers should lookout for as January sales begin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/what-consumers-should-lookout-for as-january-sales begin

The Ministry of Commerce is intensifying its market checks due to the January sales, especially in clothing and footwear stores. At the same time, consumers are urged to be informed of their rights and to be particularly careful about cases of misleading advertisements....

18. EY Future Consumer Index: consumers opt for caution this holiday season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-future-consumer-index-consumers-opt-for-caution-this-holiday-season

EY Future Consumer Index: consumers opt for caution this holiday season to cope with rising cost-of-living and environmental concerns, new data finds ...

19. Cash still king as Cypriots take digital leap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cash-still-king-as-cypriots-take-digital-leap

The growing preference of Cypriots for digital means of payment, but also the desire to maintain the ability to pay with cash and checks, are the main conclusions of the report of the Central Bank of Cyprus on Retail Payments in Cyprus for the years 2014-2021...

20. According to research, costs for a festive table ranges from €24 to €255

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/according-to-research-costs-for-a-festive-table-ranges-from-€24-to-€255

The Cyprus Consumers Association conducted a survey on the cost of the Christmas table as part of its foundation's mission to protect and provide consumers with more complete information. The survey was conducted from December 12 to December 21, 2022....

21. EY Cyprus organised the 2nd Annual Corporate Reporting Insights event

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-organised-the-2nd-annual-corporate-reporting-insights-event

EY Cyprus organised the 2nd Annual Corporate Reporting Insights event held on 16 December 2022, at Lemon Park Nicosia, with the participation of senior executives from Cypriot and multinational corporations. The event focused on the major shift underway in recent years, as emphasis moves from financial to corporate reporting. ...

22. Lack of 'discounts' for the holiday table

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-discounts-for-the-holiday-table

This year's Christmas table is expected to be laden with delectable fare. This is a tool that supermarkets have enlisted in order to retain customers and possibly increase sales, even in times of inflation....

23. Lebanese drinks giant Kassatly building plant in Ypsonas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lebanese-drinks-giant-kassatly-building-plant-in-ypsonas

Lebanese drinks giant Kassatly Group Holding has started work on a new plant in Cyprus under “Boutique Beverage Bottling Int’l Ltd” as part of ambitious plans to move the brand from a regional powerhouse to a global player....

24. December Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/december-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in the field of auditing and accounting services with offices in three countries....

25. What did Cypriot consumers purchase in 2022?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/what-did-cypriot-consumers-purchase-in-2022

Cashless transactions have significantly increased since businesses are now required to accept credit or debit cards. Card payments now account for approximately 72% of all commercial transactions, rather than cash. ...

26. Grant Johnson: City of Dreams Mediterranean will be the game changer for Cyprus’ hospitality industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/grant-johnson-city-of-dreams-mediterranean-will-be-the-game-changer-for-cyprus-hospitality-industry

The multi-themed City of Dreams Mediterranean resort in Limassol, which will include a luxury hotel, casino, entertainment and sports facilities, adventure park, shops and restaurants, among others, will begin operations in the second quarter of 2023. Grant Johnson, the General Manager of COD analyzes what exactly the City of Dreams Mediterranean will be, what it will offer to the tourism product of Cyprus, how it will strengthen the country's economy and its position as a popular tourist destination and at the same time he analyzes how this project will have significant benefits for the local community and its people. ...

27. Cyprus retail sector continues climb despite inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-retail-sector-continues-climb-despite-inflation

Black Friday, with its high levels of traffic and shopping, appears to have given way to the Christmas holiday season. The market is still moving well, with increased foot traffic in shopping malls and main streets....

28. Power cuts to be implemented on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/power-cuts-to-be-implemented-on-wednesday

The Cyprus Transmission System Operator (TSO) is developing a power cut schedule in collaboration with the Distribution System Operator (DSO) to ensure the security of the electricity generation system, with the plan so far providing for half-hourly power cuts in the Nicosia, Larnaca, and Famagusta districts....

29. In the past year, 40% of residents reported their accounts 'compromised'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/in-the-past-year-40-of-residents-reported-their-accounts-compromised

Forty percent of citizens and nearly half of businesses have experienced some sort of cyber attack in the past 12 months, according to surveys on cyber security....

30. Prices of basic consumer goods fluctuating wildly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prices-of-basic-consumer-goods-fluctuating-wildly

The average retail price levels in effect on December 7, 2022, compared to November 9, 2022, show that prices for basic consumer goods are staggering....

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