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1. CySEC slaps a €200,000 fine on IC Markets (EU) Ltd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cysec-slaps-a-€200-000-fine-on-ic-markets-eu-ltd

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has imposed a €200,000 fine on the Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF), IC Markets (EU) Ltd, for violating leverage rules....

2. EU court rules against secrecy in COVID-19 vaccine contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-rules-against-secrecy-in-covid-19-vaccine-contracts

The European Commission was wrong to limit public access to certain details in contracts for COVID-19 vaccines, according to a ruling from the EU's second-highest court on Thursday....

3. Cyprus sees less road violations as traffic cam system grows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-less-road-violations-as-traffic-cam-system-grow

The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works has reported a gradual decline in road violations at locations equipped with light marking systems during the second quarter of 2024, according to a recent statement. ...

4. Hidden threat: Trifluoroethanoic acid found in European drinking water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hidden-threat-trifluoroethanoic-acid-found-in-european-drinking-water

A recent study has uncovered a concerning issue in Europe's drinking water: the presence of trifluoroethanoic acid (TFA), a chemical that current tests don't detect. The study, conducted by PAN Europe, found TFA in tap water and bottled mineral water across several European countries....

5. Cyprus faces growing threat from drug-resistant bugs: Is there hope?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-growing-threat-from-drug-resistant-bugs-is-there-hope

In a bid to tackle a global health challenge, Cyprus is ramping up efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics in its livestock sector. This initiative comes as antimicrobial resistance poses a serious threat worldwide, leading to millions of deaths annually....

6. Health Minister awaits decision on convicted doctor's return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-awaits-decision-on-convicted-doctor-s-return

Health Minister Michael Damianos stated that the Disciplinary Council of the Pancyprian Medical Association (PMA) must complete its procedures before further action can be taken regarding a doctor convicted of indecent assault....

7. Producers must increase goat and sheep's milk in Halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/producers-must-increase-goat-and-sheep-s-milk-in-halloumi

Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou announced on Saturday a new decree to adjust milk quotas for making Halloumi cheese with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. She also revealed financial support measures for the sector....

8. Cyprus' 300 fintech firms boost economy, says Georgoulas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-300-fintech-firms-boost-economy-says-georgoulas

The Economist's 28th Annual Government Roundtable concluded with great success in Greece, running from July 2-4....

9. State to cover €12M shortfall from licensing revenues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-to-cover-€12m-shortfall-from-licensing-revenues

Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou expressed satisfaction with the progress of the Local Government Reform, despite minor issues during the initial days of its implementation....

10. Greece bucks trend with six-day work week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bucks-trend-with-six-day-workweek

Greece has introduced a six-day working week for certain businesses in an effort to increase productivity and employment, according to a report by CNBC. ...

11. Green Line: Trade and crossings surge, irregular migration declines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-line-trade-and-crossings-surge-irregular-migration-declines

Trade and personal crossings across the Green Line in Cyprus saw significant increases in 2023, while irregular migration dropped by more than 50%, according to the annual European Commission report on the implementation of the Green Line Regulation published Thursday....

12. Cyprus risks losing €657M EU grant for Interconnector project, says Energy Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-risks-losing-€657m-eu-grant-for-interconnector-project-says-energy-minister

Energy Minister George Papanastasiou expressed concerns over the potential withdrawal of a €657 million subsidy by the European Commission for the electricity interconnection project between Cyprus and Greece......

13. Politico: Is Brexit's peak over? UK faces calls to rejoin EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-is-brexit-s-peak-over-uk-faces-calls-to-rejoin-eu

British voters are gearing up for their first post-EU general election this Thursday, marking a significant milestone since Brexit....

14. EU funds drive Cyprus organic plant production with €5.2M

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-funds-drive-cyprus-organic-plant-production-with-€5-2m

The Cyprus Agricultural Payments Organization (CAPO) has disbursed over 5 million euros to beneficiaries under Action A.A. 1.4 - Organic Plant Production of Cyprus' Strategic CAP Plan for the 2023-2027 programming period....

15. Electronic building permit applications start July 1 in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-building-permit-applications-start-july-1-in-cyprus

Starting Monday, July 1, 2024, the Cyprus Ministry of Interior will mandate the electronic submission and examination of applications for building permits, following the Roads and Buildings Regulation Law. ...

16. Visually impaired paralympian blocked from competing due to UK guide dog policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visually-impaired-paralympian-blocked-from-competing-due-to-uk-guide-dog-policy

A Paralympic swimmer set to compete in this summer’s Games says his career is at risk after post-Brexit policy changes barred him from flying in and out of the UK with his guide dog....

17. Ministry maintains €300 fine for running red lights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-maintains-€300-fine-for-running-red-lights

On Thursday, the Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis, was briefed on various legislative proposals submitted by parliamentarians....

18. Scottish Secretary resigns amid UK election betting scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scottish-secretary-resigns-amid-uk-election-betting-scandal

The unfolding scandal surrounding bets on the UK government's election date deepened significantly yesterday with the revelation......

19. Kiosk owner faces charges for selling fireworks to minors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kiosk-owner-faces-charges-for-selling-fireworks-to-minors

Criminal charges are pending against a kiosk owner in Cyprus following allegations that fireworks sold to minors ignited a fire in Trimiklini, authorities said....

20. Lids on plastic beverage containers must be attached by July 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lids-on-plastic-beverage-containers-must-be-attached-by-july-2024

The Department of Environment within the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment announced today that starting July 3, 2024, all plastic beverage containers up to three liters in capacity must be sold with their lids and caps attached. This measure aims to reduce plastic waste and its environmental impact....

21. Japan: Israeli tourist's hotel reservation canceled over ''war crimes''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-israeli-tourist-s-hotel-reservation-canceled-over-war-crimes

A hotel in Kyoto allegedly canceled an Israeli tourist’s reservation citing “war crimes,” prompting criticism from local officials who condemned the move as a violation of regulations....

22. Ministry pushing for ban on mobile phones in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-pushing-for-ban-on-mobile-phones-in-schools

The measure to ban mobile phones in educational institutions across Cyprus is neither sudden nor unprecedented, stated Minister of Education Athina Michaelidou. She noted that similar measures have been implemented in almost all European countries....

23. Scandal erupts over videos of women on beaches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scandal-erupts-over-videos-of-women-on-beaches

A scandal has erupted on social media after a woman publicly accused a group of foreigners of filming unsuspecting women on beaches in swimsuits and posting the videos on YouTube....

24. Lifeguard bans blacks from occupied area's beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifeguard-bans-blacks-from-occupied-area-s-beach

A controversy has ignited at Kymides Beach in the occupied areas, sparked by a lifeguard's discriminatory social media post outlining restrictive rules targeting specific nationalities and races....

25. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

26. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

27. US Surgeon General urges social media warning labels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-surgeon-general-urges-social-media-warning-labels

In a bold move aimed at protecting youth mental health, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has proposed mandatory warning labels on social media platforms, akin to those found on cigarette packages. ...

28. The $10 billion plan to rebuild Cyprus's ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-$10-billion-plan-to-rebuild-cyprus-s-ghost-town

The Turkish newspaper Sözcü has drawn attention to Varosha, an abandoned area in Famagusta, calling it the "Las Vegas of the Mediterranean." The paper says it would take $10 billion to bring the ghost town back to life after being abandoned for 50 years....

29. Ministry probes public works tenders from 10 years ago

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ministry-probes-public-works-tenders-from-10-years-ago

A report by Apostolos Tomaras in this Sunday's Kathimerini delves into how Cyprus is grappling with significant issues in its public construction projects, like the renovation of Larnaca's port, which have faced major delays and complications....

30. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

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