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31. Attorney general weighs in on casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-weighs-in-on-casino-probe

The identity of foreign companies suspected of embezzlement of EU funds pumped into a casino project in Cyprus remains unknown, with the island’s legal department clarifying there is no evidence of local companies being involved in illegal activity...

32. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-irked-over-mystery-casino-probe

The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

33. EU investigators follow the money to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-investigators-follow-the-money-to-cyprus

Cyprus came on the European Anti-Fraud Office’s radar this week, after it emerged that money allegedly stolen from an environmental project was diverted to a casino project on the island...

34. Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporates’ response to COVID19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/corporate-social-responsibility-and-corporates-response-to-covid19

The long-term debate over CSR is concerned with whose interests should be attended to, shareholders or stakeholders, and this is actually the debate of the two competing theories over the purpose of the modern business firm...

35. Minister lashes out at decree violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-lashes-out-at-decree-violators

Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on members of the public to “drastically limit their contacts in order for the effort against coronavirus to work” as police fined a record number of violations on Sunday...

36. Hospitals the Achilles heel of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospitals-the-achilles-heel-of-the-pandemic

The suspension of patient admissions at all four state General Hospitals was one of the initial fears that was expressed by the state health services organization (SHSO), which oversees the island’s public hospitals that have borne the brunt of the coronavirus outbreak....

37. Four more people test positive for corornavirus in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-more-people-test-positive-for-corornavirus-in-cyprus

Four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the figure to seven across the divide....

38. All samples from hospital contacts of coronavirus carrying doctor negative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-samples-from-hospital-contacts-of-coronavirus-carrying-doctor-negative

All 152 samples taken from the contacts of the 64-year-old state doctor who tested positive for coronavirus emerged negative for the virus, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday evening....

39. No suspects in dog mass grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-suspects-in-dog-mass-grave

Police say they have no suspects yet in connection with a mass grave of dog carcasses that was discovered last month in rural Nicosia...

40. Second COVID-19 case reportedly the head of Nicosia General Hospital unit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-covid-19-case-reportedly-the-head-of-nicosia-general-hospital-department

Following the announcement of the island’s first two confirmed coronavirus cases, the Health Ministry said it had on Monday night began tracing the contacts of the 64-year-old medical practitioner....

41. CEOs: Drop in Optimism and Reversal of Sentiment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ceos-drop-in-optimism-and-reversal-of-sentiment

42. Green Party, Ayios Andreas residents outraged over chopping of pine trees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-party-ayios-andreas-residents-outraged-over-chopping-of-pine-trees

The Greens Party called on the responsible Government Services to halt projects which endanger old pine trees, a protected species, in Nicosia’s Ayios Andreas area....

43. Nicosia an extremely important partner in region, Norwegian FM says in Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-nicosia-an-extremely-important-partner-in-region-norwegian-fm-says-in-cyprus-visit

Oslo views Cyprus as an extremely important partner in the region, due to its bridging role between Europe and the Near East, said Ine Soreide, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs....

44. Controversial plans for new quarry halted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/controversial-plans-for-new-quarry-halted

A meeting held at the Environment Ministry on Thursday put an end to controversial plans to create a quarry zone in the Larnaca District, after civil society raised a ruckus over the thousands of trees that would need to be axed to make way for the quarry....

45. Opposition builds against planned quarry zone as thousands of trees may be axed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opposition-builds-against-planned-quarry-zone-as-thousands-of-trees-may-be-axed

Intense reaction has been building up in recent days in opposition to plans to create a gravel quarry in the Delikipos forest, an extensive green patch in the Larnaca district, part of the network of Natura 2000 nature protection areas....

46. Cyprus and 8 EU countries object to new rules of mobility package on commercial vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-8-eu-countries-object-to-new-rules-of-mobility-package-on-commercial-vehicles

Implications of a new rule included in the EU mobility package currently under negotiation, whereby commercial vehicles, lorries, and trucks will be required to return to their licensing Member State every eight weeks, were raised on Wednesday by Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos and several of his counterparts to the Commission Vice President and Commissioner for Transport....

47. Cyprus enjoys strong growth prospects but contingent liabilities remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-enjoys-strong-growth-prospects-but-contingent-liabilities-remain

Strong growth prospects and sustained fiscal discipline places Cyprus on a firm declining path but contingent liabilities, healthcare and public sector wage-related costs, as well as weaker external conditions, pose risks to the fiscal outlook, Scope rating agency said in commentary on Cyprus....

48. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

49. Cyprus and Israel Defence Ministers discuss developments in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-defence-ministers-discuss-developments-in-the-region

The current strategic environment and future security developments in the region, as well as their subsequent implications on their respective countries, were discussed on Tuesday by Cypriot Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides and his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennet....

50. Flamingo deaths from lead poisoning rise to 59 island-wide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-rise-to-59-island-wide

Flamingo deaths at Larnaca Salt Lake have so far reached 57, while two more deaths have been recorded at Akrotiri Salt Lake in Limassol, with results from tests on dead flamingos confirming lead poisoning as the primary cause of death....

51. Sustainable Growth Review for 2019

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/sustainable-growth-review-for-2019

PwC’s corporate responsibility programme focuses on promoting youth entrepreneurship, supporting vulnerable social groups, protecting the environment, promoting employee wellbeing and upskilling...

52. In Paris visit, Greek, French ministers agree to boost investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-paris-visit-greek-french-ministers-agree-to-boost-investments

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis and French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, signed a declaration of intent on the Greek-French economic partnership in Paris on Wednesday, aimed at boosting investments....

53. EU vessels will no longer have automatic access to UK fishing waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-vessels-will-no-longer-have-automatic-access-to-uk-fishing-waters

The automatic right of EU vessels to fish in British waters, in accordance with the EU’s common fisheries policy, is to be ended under the fisheries bill introduced to parliament on Wednesday....

54. Nicosia’s Yazuz suspicions point to online leak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-yazuz-suspicions-point-to-online-leak

Cypriot officials at the Department of Environment say an entire study, which was inadvertently posted online in 2017, might have given Ankara a leg-up in the search for gas off the coast of Limassol...

55. How Russian uncapitalism works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-russian-uncapitalism-works

Like a private equity firm enacting an acquisition-led ‘roll-up’ in a fragmented sector, Putin and Co in Russian have been busy in recent years quietly taking scores of small banks into state ownership...

56. Fuel targets rehash gas price debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-targets-rehash-gas-price-debate

Consumers are crying foul over rising gas prices at the pump, with some resorting to crossing the checkpoints to fill up in the north as the government draws criticism for failing to meet EU energy goals...

57. Three locals arrested in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-locals-arrested-in-spy-van-case

Cypriot police have arrested three individuals in connection with an investigation into the controversial “spy van” owned by an Israeli company registered on the island...

58. Uncertainty reigns across international tax landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uncertainty-reigns-across-international-tax-landscape

59. Spy van owner fires back at police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spy-van-owner-fires-back-at-police

The CEO of WiSpear, the high-tech company caught in a media storm for owning the confiscated “spy van” in Cyprus, says local police have not done much to dispel false rumours...

60. Some new faces in cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-new-faces-in-cabinet-reshuffle

The government has announced the latest Cabinet shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades, with a combination of current office holders appointed to new posts and the appearance of some new faces...

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