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19 July, 2024
 

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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 ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

It's that time, yet again, when discussions on the Cyprus issue and the EU abound

There are no last chances beyond the emotional charge of those involved in the Cyprus problem; only conditions abroad and ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

'Structural Integrity Certificates' should be made mandatory

The recent earthquakes in neighboring countries, as well as the aftershocks, felt in Cyprus, have brought to the forefront ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Real estate trends in 2023

Increased inflation, rising interest rates, rising building costs, rising property values, a slight decline in new development ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Bad luck can't always be held responsible

“It was an unfortunate moment,” the stationmaster in the deadly train crash is said to have claimed. How many times has ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

It's dangerous around here

There has been a lot of discussion about the new President's selection of Michalis Hatzigiannis to fill the role of Deputy ...
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Thinking of investing in real estate? Don’t do it.

A lack of financial literacy can lead people to consider investing in direct real estate. This a provocative statement to ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

'O Captain, My Captain!', says Averof to Nikos

When the poet Walt Whitman wrote the famous poem "O captain! My captain" in 1865, he was thinking of Abraham Lincoln as ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Cyprus' new president

Nikos Christodoulides was elected president of the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday, without the support of either of the country’s ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

#PoliticsBlog: The Judas kiss and the new ministers

But let us return to our own shocking kiss between Averof and Christodoulides: it was spontaneous, full of nostalgia for ...
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The challenges in the field of mobility

To persuade voters that they are the most qualified, each candidate has delivered their election platforms, taken part in ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

DISY will now face difficult decisions

The embarrassed expressions on the faces of government and DISY executives who had rallied around Averof Neophytou after ...
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Cyprus at the crossroads

South African citizens/voters had two choices in deciding their country's future in 1990. The first option was to maintain ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

They know Europe, do we?

All three leading candidates made several references to the role of the European Union in many issues during the RIK televised ...
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I don't want to live in half a country

I was born a refugee, far from my birthplace. Half Kyrenian, half Famagustan. I adored my hometown despite never having ...
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Why didn't they vote?

This may seem unthinkable in Nicosia, but journalists interested in learning more about the upcoming Cypriot presidential ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 ...
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

Fake news vs reliable content

The media's fragmentation of journalism and deconstruction of information is nothing new.
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The upcoming presidential elections and the tragedy of Cyprus

Any serious student of Cypriot history would have to admit that we have missed a number of opportunities for a viable solution ...
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