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1. Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-be-a-film-industry-contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

2. Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-can-play-a-role-in-monitoring-climate-change

Cyprus has a role to play in issues concerning climate change by building up a new station to monitor the effects, General Secretary of the World Meteorological Organisation, Petteri Taalas told CNA...

3. Ayia Napa mayor wants to bring the noise down

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-makes-noise-again

Ayia Napa mayor Yiannis Karousos, who has made a name for himself for trying to turn away ‘low-quality young tourists’ in his town, is asking for a noise pollution law to be repealed so that nightclubs could be fined for playing music too loud...

4. Booming Cyprus breaks more tourism records

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/booing-cyprus-breaks-more-tourism-records

An influx of Russian and British tourists has helped Cyprus break more records for the number of arrivals this year...

5. Thomas Cook buoyed by strong demand for Turkey, Greece, Egypt holidays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thomas-cook-buoyed-by-strong-demand-for-turkey-greece-egypt-holidays

British holiday company Thomas Cook said it was on track to meet annual forecasts helped by strong demand for holidays to Turkey, Greece and Egypt, and as part of its plan to shift capacity away from parts of Spain where margins are lower...

6. Stone laying for Limassol's casino resort set for June

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stone-laying-for-limassol-s-casino-resort-set-for-june

The stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort will take place in June, with temporary facilities ready to run in the summer ahead of the main attraction two years later...

7. Are Britons really bothered about royal wedding?

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-britons-really-bothered-about-royal-wedding

There is no doubt that the wedding of Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s grandson and sixth-in-line to the throne, and Hollywood actress Markle, star of TV drama “Suits”, has the media transfixed...

8. Cyprus tourism income spikes 13%

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-income-spikes-13

Revenue from Cyprus tourism jumped 13% in February compared to last year, official data showed Friday...

9. Serbia can depend on Cyprus as a credible ally and friend in Europe

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/serbia-can-depend-on-cyprus-as-a-credible-ally-and-friend-in-europe

President Anastasiades said Serbia should consider Cyprus a reliable partner within the EU as Belgrade aims for membership and underlined that the future of Serbia must be in Europe...

10. Radisson hotels take over Larnaca

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/radisson-hotels-take-over-larnaca

The well known Radisson hotel chain will soon be welcoming guests in Larnaca, with Radisson Blu coming in July and two more in the works ...

11. TUI plans to bring more German tourists to Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tui-plans-to-bring-more-german-tourists-to-cyprus

TUI holiday operator hopes to bring more German tourists to Cyprus next year, starting in the summer of 2019 while boosting efforts to make the island an all-year-round destination...

12. Hawaiians brave volcanic lava to rescue their pets

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hawaiians-brave-volcanic-lava-to-rescue-their-pets

Lava spewing in fountains up to 90 meters high from an erupting Hawaiian volcano has destroyed 35 homes and other buildings, officials said, warning residents allowed brief visits to their properties to be prepared to flee at a moment’s notice...

13. Greece's new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-s-new-startup-culture-technology-and-seagrass-sunglasses

Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass...

14. Passenger terminal marks new era

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-limassol-passenger-terminal-marks-new-era

A new passenger terminal at Limassol port paves the way for a new era in tourism and maritime industries for the southern town and Cyprus...

15. EU predicts strong growth as unemployment declines

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-sees-strong-growth-as-unemployment-declines

The Commission foresees a "strong growth momentum continuing" in the coming years, but warned of risks widening...

16. You can’t put a price on heritage

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/you-can-t-put-a-price-on-heritage

When the German tabloid Bild suggested that Greece should sell off Corfu and the Parthenon as part of its asset-stripping, they didn't know that Durrell had foreseen this many years ago...

17. Russian tourist arrivals expected to drop this year

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourist-arrivals-expected-to-drop-this-year

Holiday reservations appear to be down this time of the year but experts believe things could be on the upswing again, even as Russian arrivals in Cyprus take a hit due to competition from Turkey...

18. Cyprus hands back smuggled antiquities to Egypt

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-hands-back-smuggled-antiquities-to-egypt

Cyprus has handed back to Egypt 14 ancient artefacts stolen and smuggled abroad in the late 1980s after Cypriot authorities seized them...

19. Britain backs the island's energy search and peace initiatives

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-backs-the-island-s-energy-search-and-peace-initiatives

UK's Minister for Europe, Sir Alan Duncan, has reiterated his government’s recognition of the Republic of Cyprus’s sovereign rights in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and support for the resumption of reunification talks...

20. Unique conference on technology set for June in Nicosia

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/unique-conference-on-technology-set-for-june-in-nicosia

Technology is more crucial than ever in a world of Fake News, and Cyprus is meeting the challenge head on with a unique conference on June 21 in Nicosia. Guest speakers include Margaritis Schinas and Alexis Papachelas...

21. Business cooperation at the heart of Moscow-Nicosia partnership

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/business-cooperation-at-the-heart-of-moscow-nicosia-partnership

The two countries have common cultural and religious traditions, mutual trust and support, and one of the pillars of their partnership is business ties...

22. Construction of Ayia Napa marina enters second phase

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-of-ayia-napa-marina-enters-second-phase

The construction of the Ayia Napa Marina recently entered its second phase, as a recent video allows viewers to imagine how this magnificent project could raise the game for local business and tourism on the island. ...

23. Cyprus is open for business and China’s buying

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-is-open-for-business-and-china-s-buying

As US President Donald Trump builds barriers to Chinese trade, Cyprus is throwing open the gates...

24. Cyprus hotels in need of staff

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-hotels-in-need-of-staff

Hotel owners are having difficulty in finding staff, due to a number of disagreements with union workers but also immigration rules that put many restrictions on foreign students who are willing to work....

25. Legislation in the works to tax Airbnb rentals in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/legislation-in-the-works-to-tax-airbnb-rentals-in-cyprus

Home owners who rent out their properties through Airbnb will have to pay taxes if a new law is passed in the Republic of Cyprus, but this may not be enough for tourism stakeholders who have been calling for more restrictions on the online service....

26. Buying Greek property makes sense

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/buying-greek-property-makes-sense

Investor confidence in the real estate market’s prospects and the notion that prices have completed their downward cycle has prompted more property acquisitions...

27. Cyprus recovery is being recognised by international agencies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-recovery-is-being-recognised-by-international-agencies

Fitch does not currently anticipate developments with a high likelihood of leading to a downgrade...

28. Village leaders push for Cyprus’ first crocodile park

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/achna-council-pushes-for-crocodile-park

The Achna local council agreed this week to the construction of a controversial crocodile park, despite admitting that local residents did not have a chance to raise any objection. A hearing scheduled for April 27 could be the only chance residents have to raise any concerns....

29. Nicosia conference will stand up evidence on climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/nicosia-conference-will-stand-up-evidence-on-climate-change

There is now overwhelming scientific evidence that climate is changing because of human activities....

30. London believes Cyprus peace process should start sooner than later

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-believes-the-cyprus-peace-process-should-start-sooner-than-later

British High Commissioner says "whatever is going to happen should start to happen quickly because after such a long delay since last summer and with other things that are happening, the world is not waiting"...