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14 June, 2024
 

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Sacrificing authenticity for viral validation

In an era dominated by digital connectivity, social media has seamlessly integrated itself into the fabric of our lives.
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Echoes of silence: The unheard cries of drowning children

The tragedy off the coast of Pylos is beyond words. The act of people drowning at sea, especially children, is a haunting ...
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California: Dismantling women's rights in the name of progressivism

Are there still women in California? They seem to have ceased to exist – at least as far as the state’s laws are concerned. ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Nicosia real estate market surges, indicating recovery

Nicosia, the capital city, has broken free from a six-month period of stagnation, exhibiting promising signs of recovery. ...
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Tackling vulgarity and impunity in politics

MP Andreas Themistocleous' recent display of vulgarity is just one example of a more significant issue within politics, ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

The shocking face of violence

In Cyprus, we have witnessed the rapid dissemination, facilitated by the prevalence of audiovisual content on social media ...
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Striking the balance between tradition and tourism

The Flood Festival in Larnaca, Cyprus, stands as a shining example of how tradition and tourism can coexist and flourish ...
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

Overcoming obstacles in Cyprus' green transition

Undoubtedly, the fact that it no longer requires a building permit as a prerequisite for installing a photovoltaic system ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Corruption? On the island of saints?

The millions - some say billions - that we lost as a state due to the corruption of various officials are not enough. Now ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Is there an energy plan, or isn't there?

When in 2011 Cyprus discovered natural gas in "Aphrodite," the discussion about geopolitical upgrading was so intense that ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

The self-sabotage of a President in less than 100 days

Nicos Anastasiades, undeniably one of the prominent political figures in the region, has faced criticism after many years ...
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

The theatrical hypocrisy of passing the e-kalathi bill

In early March, during the Commerce Committee meeting, the first one attended by the current Minister of Energy, the committee ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Real estate: A closer look at prices and rental trends

With the chapter on imposing a reduced VAT rate of 5% on primary residences as a social policy measure finally moving towards ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Restoring a wounded reputation

Last March, a publication by the Financial Times revealed the move of three shareholders of PWC Cyprus to resign from the ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Sanctions have exposed our hypocrisy

The initial wave of sanctions, enforced by the UK and the US against Cypriot entities (individuals, law firms, service companies) ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Nationalism, the big winner in Turkish elections

He may have failed to get elected in the first round of the Turkish presidential elections, and that is obviously a blow ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Forty-nine years of lies

And suddenly we discovered that in the Occupied Territories, Greek Cypriot properties are being sold to Turkish Cypriots ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

'Full speed ahead to manage the partition'

Varosha was considered the last hope for a solution to the Cyprus problem and was "the negotiating card" of the Turkish ...
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Here comes the Digital Euro!

The digital euro is set to be a new form of digital currency from the European Central Bank. It will aim to provide a secure, ...
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

What's wrong with a little transparency?

There has been a lot of buzz surrounding e-kalathi in recent days. It is an electronic platform that aims to provide consumers ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

The ''other side'' 20 years later

I first saw the queue at the Agios Dometios barricade in February 2004, while serving my term in the Greek Cypriot Force, ...
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The unintended consequence: How Our online history built the AI industry

The AI boom is built on data, the data comes from the internet, and the internet came from us.
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The real estate industry's crucial turning point

The European Parliament recently approved a new bill that aims to tackle climate change by reducing carbon emissions. This ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

'Everything is a party'

Well, well, well, if you have a seat and some showmanship experience, apparently everything becomes a piece of cake and ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The value of authenticity

Easter always goes hand in hand with the search for authenticity. For the authentic Epitaph procession, good company for ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Politics blog: Moscow on the Mediterranean

While some talk behind our backs, The Guardian is unabashedly labeling our country, especially our banking system, as the ...
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From chocolate bunnies to souvla

As an American Roman Catholic, I thought I had the whole Easter celebration thing down pat. I mean, I grew up with the Easter ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

From troublesome youth to social responsibility

In my youth, I was what you would call a troublesome young man who loved firecrackers. It wasn't just because of where I ...
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What is the future for banks?

Banks have suffered significantly in the last 15 years. Some have been forced to shut down, while others had to reduce deposits. ...
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Lack of legal protection in EU adoptions

Intercountry adoption is the adoption of a child habitually resident in one state by parents habitually resident in another ...
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Bullying in Cyprus - From awareness to action

As a researcher and Ph.D. candidate studying the crime of bullying against minors from a criminal and criminological perspective ...
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Is it the beginning of the end of the gender pay gap?

Imagine you are Anna, a dedicated and hardworking engineer with a passion for your work. You've spent years honing your ...
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

No dignity for elderly refugee thanks to government

An elderly refugee, who is facing health problems and lives in one of the 43 unrepairable refugee apartment buildings without ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Why does the EAC block the installation of solar panels?

"The weaker the government, the stronger the bureaucracy," said the French anthropologist Gustave Le Bon. And he didn't ...
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Banks and artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is a technology that is based on a machine's ability to perform procedures and make decisions based ...
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