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31. 36.5% increase of 'permanent residents' in the occupied areas since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/36-5-increase-of-permanent-residents-in-the-occupied-areas-since-2011

The online newspaper Ozyur Gazette reports, under the headline "Along with cultural erosion, the demographic structure is changing from day to day," that the number of people permanently residing in occupied territories has increased by 36.5 percent in ten years. ...

32. Soldier probe blows lid off Cyprus’ state forensics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soldier-probe-blows-lid-off-cyprus-state-forensics

A Cypriot state pathologist who ruled as suicide the killing of a soldier seventeen years ago is pointing the finger at police investigators, giving credence to accusations by an outspoken colleague in the private sector who says state forensic probes can be fraught with a slipshod mindset and even cover-ups...

33. Eight weeks paid parental leave approved by Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-weeks-paid-parental-leave-approved-by-cabinet

A new bill on parental leave was approved on Tuesday by the Council of Ministers, which provides, among other things, eight weeks of paid parental leave for parents with children up to 8 years old....

34. House prepares bill on petition signatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-bill-on-petition-signatures

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is discussing the right for private citizens to solicit petition signatures for new legislation, but the initiative may be easier said than done in a small country where people complain about disenfranchisement on the one hand and populism on the other...

35. Cyprus exceeded its 2022 targets for registration of electric vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exceeded-its-2022-targets-for-registration-of-electric-vehicles

Cyprus has exceeded its targets for 2022 in the registration of electric vehicles, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, saying that we have actually reached 144% of the target....

36. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

37. COVID: Cyprus transitioning to endemic period

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cyprus-transitioning-to-endemic-period

If the current decline in the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide continues, this means we will transit to the endemic period of the pandemic, Dr. Petros Karayiannis,...

38. Where and when to get the 3rd and 4th doses of the covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-and-when-to-get-the-3rd-and-4th-doses-of-the-covid-vaccine

As part of efforts to strengthen the immunity of groups of the population most vulnerable to serious disease, the Ministry of Health informs that following the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers dated 14 September 2022, from Tuesday 20 September 2022, the age limit of persons who may receive the 3rd and 4th dose of the booster vaccines against COVID-19 is reduced....

39. Cyprus ranks 9th highest in EU in terms of minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-9th-highest-in-eu-in-terms-of-minimum-wage

Cyprus is among the top nine EU countries that enforce a national minimum wage (NMW), says the Ministry of Finance, which notes that currently, 22 member states have institutionalized the minimum amount of remuneration for workers....

40. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

41. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

42. Back to School Allowance - Amounts and beneficiaries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/back-to-school-allowance-amounts-and-beneficiaries

A one-off 'Back to School' grant to families with children aged 4-18 years old, based on income criteria and household composition, was approved by the Council of Ministers at today's meeting, following a proposal by the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Ms. Anastasia Anthousi....

43. Britain's new PM draws scathing reaction from Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-new-pm-draws-scathing-reaction-from-moscow

Liz Truss will replace Boris Johnson as Britain's prime minister on Tuesday, after Russian politicians and media lined up on Monday predicting her ascent to power would do nothing to improve dire relations. ...

44. Cheaper electricity in September - How much will you pay?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cheaper-electricity-in-september-how-much-will-you-pay

The issue of electricity pricing is at the top of every household's agenda, especially with galloping inflation and the increase in fuel prices, making it a big hurdle for many. Despite this, things seem to be encouraging as far as September is concerned as bill pricing is expected to be reduced....

45. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

46. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

47. Masks no longer required, but with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-but-with-some-exceptions

Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipandela, made statements following the Cabinet meeting today, followed by a further briefing by the communication officer of the Ministry of Health, Constantinos Athanasiou....

48. Cyprus cabinet revokes seven 'golden' passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cabinet-revokes-seven-golden-passports

Seven passports issued under the Cyprus Investment Programme (CIP) were revoked by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, as announced by Interior Minister Nikos Nouris today....

49. Germany to introduce domestic covid measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-introduce-domestic-covid-measures

German authorities have said that the country will introduce domestic COVID protective measures in October as they are needed for autumn and winter....

50. Cyprus government: No comment on passport audit report just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-no-comment-on-passport-audit-report-just-yet

The Government will study the report released Monday by the Audit Office on passports and the Cyprus investment program that granted citizenship by investment, Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said, following the Cabinet’s meeting which convened Monday at the presidential retreat in the Troodos mountains....

51. Cabinet extends disbursement period of interest rate subsidy scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-extends-disbursement-period-of-interest-rate-subsidy-scheme

The Cabinet decided Monday to amend the interest rate subsidy scheme for housing and corporate loans to further support the economy amid the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine....

52. Cyprus Investment Program problematic from the start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-investment-program-problematic-from-the-start

Much ink has been spilled over the Cyprus Investment Program (CIP). From its inception in 2017 until its abolition, the CIP was a scheme wherein the Cyprus Government granted Cypriot citizenship to investors, "golden passports" as it is well-known....

53. Interior Ministry aware passport applications did not meet criteria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-aware-passport-applications-did-not-meet-criteria

In the Audit Service's report on the naturalization program, references are made to the manner in which passports were granted, stressing that there were cases in which the Ministry was aware that there were applications that did not meet the criteria, characterizing its approval as illegal....

54. Compensation to be doled out to Akamas property owners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/compensation-to-be-doled-out-to-akamas-property-owners

Minister of Agriculture, Costas Kadis, said on Wednesday that the government will announce compensatory measures for property owners in the Akamas peninsula, who will be affected by a local plan to protect the environment....

55. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

56. Increasing electricity costs to be subsidized by the government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-electricity-costs-to-be-subsidized-by-the-government

A subsidy that will cover part of the increase in the price of electricity was hammered down during today's session by the Cabinet. As the Minister of Finance Constantinos Petridis stated, ...

57. Akar slams Greece for seeking to block sale of F-16 jets to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-slams-greece-for-seeking-to-block-sale-of-f-16-jets-to-turkey

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday attacked Greece and the Greek American lobby in the United States for seeking to put the brakes on the sale of 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets to Turkey,...

58. Cypriot priest reassigned after coup faux pas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-priest-reassigned-after-coup-faux-pas

Failure to commemorate a Greek Cypriot man killed by EOKA in 1973 lead to a local priest being reassigned this week, with the cleric saying it was an honest mistake but the relatives argue there was a sinister motive...

59. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

60. New measures announced today to mitigate spread of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-to-mitigate-spread-of-covid

The cabinet has announced new measures in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19....

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