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1. Cyprus's slow ride on the electric car bandwagon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-s-slow-ride-on-the-electric-car-bandwagon

We are slowly rushing towards zero-emission transportation. The data from new vehicle registrations indicate that while the numbers are increasing, the percentage of electric cars on Cypriot roads remains limited....

2. Climate change and increased wildfires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-change-and-increased-wildfires

The occurrence of the first wildfires just before we officially enter the summer period can be perceived as a warning of the danger that Cyprus faces in experiencing extreme environmental destruction from fires in the coming period....

3. FinMin underlines the importance of disciplined policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-underlines-the-importance-of-disciplined-policy

The contact circle with the banks has not been completed, and there will be a new one to adopt measures that will provide relief to borrowers regarding the increased interest rates....

4. Government takes bold steps towards inclusion of disabled persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-bold-steps-towards-inclusion-of-disabled-persons

The government is focused on developing a new national strategy for disability, aiming to enhance the integration and well-being of persons with disabilities. ...

5. Christodoulides attends 2nd European Political Community Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-attends-2nd-european-political-community-summit-in-moldova

Maintaining a stable and secure environment in the Eastern Mediterranean remains of the utmost strategic importance, President Nikos Christodoulides said Thursday, addressing the 2nd European Political Community Summit taking place in Chisinau, Moldova....

6. President Christodoulides calls for stronger anti-corruption measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-calls-for-stronger-anti-corruption-measures

In a seminar organized by the Cyprus Bar Association on "Independent Anti-Corruption Authority: legislation, practice, and challenges," President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, emphasized the government's commitment to combating corruption and promoting political accountability....

7. China digs deeper to explore new frontiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-digs-deeper-to-explore-new-frontiers

Chinese scientists have begun drilling a 10,000-meter (32,808 feet) hole into the Earth’s crust, as the world’s second-largest economy explores new frontiers above and below the planet’s surface....

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

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/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 it led to the creation... of a movie titled "Block 12" and the establishment of specialized studies in oil & gas....

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

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/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 in the Presidency, which, in some cases, rightly exceeded the boundaries of political deconstruction. ...

10. Take cover! High dust concentrations pose health risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-cover-high-dust-concentrations-pose-health-risks

According to the Department of Labour Inspection, high concentrations of dust are currently being observed on Monday....

11. Christodoulides searches for that special someone to break the deadlock

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-searches-for-that-special-someone-to-break-the-deadlock

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday that he exchanged views with other EU leaders on specific European personalities that could contribute to breaking the deadlock of the Cyprus issue....

12. The 'controversial' e-kalathi bill: House and stakeholders remain unconvinced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-controversial-e-kalathi-bill-house-and-stakeholders-remain-unconvinced

The e-kalathi bill fails to convince the House and stakeholders. Yesterday, the Commerce Committee of the House of Representatives held discussions on the matter, with Minister of Energy, Commerce, and Industry George Papanastasiou present....

13. Limassol hosts desalination conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-hosts-desalination-conference

'Desalination for the Environment, Clean Water and Energy conference and exhibition' begins Tuesday in Limassol with the participation of more than 300 delegates from around the world and 30 exhibitors...

14. Spain harnesses renewable energy to fuel the entire country's needs for 9 hours straight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-harnesses-renewable-energy-to-fuel-the-entire-country-s-needs-for-9-hours-straight

Spain is among a handful of countries leading the world in the push toward renewable energy. And last week it reached a new milestone....

15. Cheers to the 14th Cyprus wine competition - A toast to wine lovers everywhere!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cheers-to-the-14th-cyprus-wine-competition-a-toast-to-wine-lovers-everywhere

Get ready to raise your glasses as the 14th Cyprus Wine Competition, a testament to the nation's devotion to the wine sector, is just around the corner! From May 22 to May 26, 2023, Cyprus will host a vibrant extravaganza dedicated to the art of winemaking, attracting wine aficionados from far and wide....

16. Cypriot economy maintains momentum but faces uncertainties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-economy-maintains-momentum-but-faces-uncertainties

The Cypriot economy maintained a strong momentum in the first quarter of 2023 with real GDP registering an annual growth rate of 3.4%, marking however signs of a slowdown on the backdrop of the uncertain external environment and the restrictive monetary policy by the European Central Bank in a bid to place inflation under control....

17. Cyprus and Israel strengthen military cooperation with AGAPINOR-2023 (Video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-strengthen-military-cooperation-with-agapinor-2023

The AGAPINOR-2023 international exercise was held in Cyprus between May 7-11 within the framework of the Bilateral Defence Cooperation Program between the armed forces of the Republic of Cyprus and the State of Israel....

18. ChatGPT shares grim predictions of how humanity could be wiped out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chatgpt-shares-grim-predictions-of-how-humanity-could-be-wiped-out

As tech experts warn that the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence could threaten humanity, OpenAI's ChatGPT weighed in with its own predictions on how humanity could be wiped off the face of the Earth....

19. Online food bank exchange wants to reduce waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-food-bank-exchange-wants-to-reduce-waste

An online platform aimed at boosting food donations and also cutting down on food waste is calling on businesses to register in hopes that a broad network can be established to help the environment and those in need...

20. Expanding Profitability and Strengthening Capital Position

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/expanding-profitability-and-strengthening-capital-position

Group Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2022...

21. Police enforcing smoking ban in closed spaces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-enforcing-smoking-ban-in-closed-spaces

Police and health officials in Cyprus have joined forces to launch a new campaign to combat smoking in closed spaces. The initiative, which began on April 28 and will run until June 17, aims to enforce the Health Protection Law and will involve inspections of nightclubs and other venues where smoking is prohibited....

22. 100 Cypriot wines to feature new WineCore logo on packaging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/100-cypriot-wines-to-feature-new-winecore-logo-on-packaging

The wine industry in Cyprus is at a turning point, as coordinated upgrading and promotion efforts are underway in both the private and public sectors. ...

23. Gov't officials submit asset declarations: Who holds the most valuable property?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gov-t-officials-submit-asset-declarations-who-holds-the-most-valuable-property

The deadline for submitting the Asset Declarations by members of the new Government, as provided by legislation, ends today, Thursday, April 27th....

24. Mykonos bars face minuscule fine for illegal structures demolition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mykonos-bars-face-minuscule-fine-for-illegal-structures-demolition

In the latest twist in the Mykonos saga, a new Environment Ministry legislative provision stipulates that if the Principote and Nammos bars on the island demolish all of their illegal structures by early May,...

25. EC proposes major reforms to create single market for medicines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-proposes-major-reforms-to-create-single-market-for-medicines

The European Commission has proposed a new single market for medicines in the European Union (EU) to create an attractive and innovation-friendly environment for the research, development, and production of medicines....

26. WHO leads regional effort to improve health and well-being of refugees and migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-leads-regional-effort-to-improve-health-and-well-being-of-refugees-and-migrants

27. Mykonos bar ordered to remove illegal builds or face 22m euro fine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mykonos-bar-ordered-to-remove-illegal-builds-or-face-euro-22m-euro-fine

The owners of the Principote beach club in Panormos on the island of Mykonos started work on Monday to remove some of the illegal constructions for which they have been fined 22.2 million euros....

28. Occupied areas: Cable cars planned for Bellapais and Saint Hilarion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-areas-cable-cars-planned-for-bellapais-and-saint-hilarion

"The cable cars in Bellapais and Saint Hilarion, which are in the final stages of planning, are among the most significant projects in the development of alternative tourism," said "Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture" and President of the "TRNC" DK, Fikri Ataoglu....

29. First Lady launches initiative to convert Presidential Palace into 'Zero Waste to Landfill' building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-launches-initiative-to-convert-presidential-palace-into-zero-waste-to-landfill-building

First Lady Philippa Karsera Christodoulides and Environment Commissioner Maria Panayiotou presented their joint initiative on Monday to transform the Presidential Palace into a Zero Waste to Landfill building. The initiative aligns with World Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd....

30. The real estate industry's crucial turning point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/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 new legislation has significant implications for the property markets in Cyprus and Greece, where there is a large stock of buildings over 30 years old and requiring energy upgrades....

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