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1. Cyprus improving its anti money laundering compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-improving-its-anti-money-laundering-compliance

Cyprus has recorded some progress in improving its level of compliance with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism,...

2. Op-ed: The effects of Global warming on banks and insurance companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/op-ed-the-effects-of-global-warming-on-banks-and-insurance-companies

One of the last print editions of the Economist had the title ‘Say goodbye to 1.5° C’ which refers to the goal of limiting the increase in the average temperature of the planet to 1.5 degrees Celsius...

3. Fighting corruption with their hands tied

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fighting-corruption-with-their-hands-tied

The establishment of the Independent Authority for Combating Corruption is a "new" concept in Cypriot political affairs. But what are its actions, accomplishments, and the objective difficulties it faces in its early stages of operation? What are its competencies and powers?...

4. Small number of banks meeting new loan demand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/small-number-of-banks-meeting-new-loan-demand

The net demand for loans from businesses in Cyprus decreased in the third quarter of 2022, and banks anticipate a similar decline in the net demand for loans from businesses and households in all loan categories in the fourth quarter of 2022 compared to the third quarter. ...

5. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

6. Raising the Black Friday bar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/raising-the-black-friday-bar

This year's Black Friday is expected to be much stronger and more appealing to consumers than last year's Black Friday. Following the tepid and disappointing performance of 2021, market participants believe this is the case. ...

7. EY Cyprus awarded project of Holistic Management of Cyta’s Sustainable development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-awarded-project-of-holistic-management-of-cyta-s-sustainable-development

EY Cyprus has been awarded by Cyta the project of the Holistic Management of the company’s Sustainable Development. ...

8. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

9. The Commission is pushing for regulation of Airbnb-style lodgings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-commission-is-pushing-for-regulation-of-airbnb-style-lodging

As part of its efforts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector, the Commission adopted on Monday a proposal for the regulation to improve transparency and assist public authorities in ensuring the sector's balanced development in the context of sustainable tourism....

10. Anastasiades urges world leaders to go climate neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-urges-world-leaders-to-go-climate-neutral

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades asked world leaders to walk the road towards climate neutrality and a future of green, sustainable, resilient economies and societies, during his intervention at the COP27, in Sharm el Sheikh on Tuesday....

11. Nicosia municipalities to fund adoptions from animal shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-municipalities-to-fund-adoptions-from-animal-shelter

Undoubtedly, the need for accommodation at the animal shelter, with which Nicosia's six municipalities (Nicosia, Strovolos, Lakatamia, Engomi, Agios Dometios, and Aglantzia) collaborate, has grown in recent years....

12. 'Cyprus made': When to expect the branded products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-made-when-to-expect-the-branded-products

Local products can now be branded as Cypriot-made. After a year of work, consultations, and procedures, as well as research into international examples, a new brand name for Cypriot products has been developed: Cyprus Made - Unique by origin....

13. One-Stop-Shop for shipping companies in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/one-stop-shop-for-shipping-companies-in-cyprus

The plenary of the House of Representatives unanimously passed a law on Thursday that provides for the establishment of a one-stop-shop framework for shipping companies....

14. Makarios Avenue will be closed to private vehicles from 20 October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-avenue-will-be-closed-to-private-vehicles-from-20-october

On October 20, the initial traffic plan for Makarios III Avenue in Nicosia goes into effect, allowing public transportation, catering vehicles, police and fire engines, as well as shopkeepers and residents, while prohibiting the movement of other vehicles. ...

15. 'UN adopts equidistant stance, even when faced with violation of resolutions'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-adopts-equidistant-stance-even-when-faced-with-violation-of-resolutions

The UN, unfortunately, adopts an equal-distance stance, even when faced with the violation of decisions, resolutions and defined scope and terms of reference specified to the Secretariat said Friday Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. He also referred to recent statements by Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan which he described as provocative....

16. Nouris: More foreign companies setting up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nouris-more-foreign-companies-setting-up-shop-in-cyprus

The adoption of the New Strategy for Attracting Business and Talent has led to an impressive increase in interest from foreign companies to establish their presence in Cyprus, ...

17. Dog's Day Out: An event hosted by Nicosia Dog Shelter and Max and Frida!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-s-day-out-an-event-hosted-by-nicosia-dog-shelter-and-max-and-frida

Nicosia Dog Shelter - Nicosia Dog Shelter - and Max and Frida's frozen dog dessert, on the occasion of World Animal Day, are organising the Dog's Day Out Event!...

18. Kyriakides: Increased cancer screening in the EU imperative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-increased-cancer-screening-in-the-eu-imperative

A proposal for a new cancer screening system, which seeks to improve the early detection of cancer, was presented today by Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on behalf of the Commission....

19. EU to set new rules on minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-set-new-rules-on-minimum-wage

The need for the immediate adoption of an adequate minimum wage that will allow employees to live with dignity was discussed by the Plenary of the European Parliament on Tuesday, which is expected to vote on a relevant directive on Wednesday....

20. Cyprus hopeful about EU migration pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopeful-about-eu-migration-pact

The interior ministry in the Republic of Cyprus says an EU council draft that makes adoption of asylum and migration rules a priority includes a Green Line reference, seen by Nicosia as an important step in its attempt to block flows from the northern part seen by the south as 'instruments of Turkey'...

21. Unprecedented rise in dog abandonments this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-rise-in-dog-abandonments-this-year

Dog shelters in Cyprus are "filled to the brim", volunteers say, as they are daily called to take in abandoned dogs, while adoptions from the UK – where the majority of dogs go to – have plunged due to Brexit, the pandemic and the economic crisis....

22. Foreign Direct Investment in Europe a game of two halves: current volatility impacts strategy while long-term appeal instills confidence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-direct-investment-in-europe-a-game-of-two-halves-current-volatility-impacts-strategy-while-long-term-appeal-instills-confidence

Europe’s attractiveness for FDI has shown signs of recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic with a 5% increase in the number of projects announced in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the latest annual EY European Attractiveness Survey....

23. Sides react ‘as usual’ after Council renews UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-react-‘as-usual-after-council-renews-unficyp

The Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, one of UN’s longest-running peacekeeping missions, drawing different reactions as usually from both sides on the divided island...

24. Epidemiologists pushing for the return of the mask

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiologists-pushing-for-the-return-of-the-mask

The continuous rise in the number of covid cases is worrisome despite the fact that the number of new infections has yet to result in serious hospitalizations....

25. Lack of trust on both sides a 'fundamental issue'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-trust-on-both-sides-a-fundamental-issue

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart discussed today the need to build trust among people as a foundation for finding some way to move forward on the political process with regard to the Cyprus problem....

26. Deputy Ministry of Climate being mulled over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-ministry-of-climate-being-mulled-over

The Cyprus Economy and Competitiveness Council is proposing the creation of a Deputy Ministry for Climate, as part of its suggestions for Green Development – Energy....

27. KPMG in Cyprus will act as a technical service consultant for the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-in-cyprus-will-act-as-a-technical-service-consultant-for-the-treasury-of-the-republic-of-cyprus

KPMG in Cyprus will act as a technical service consultant, following participation in a public tender, for the provision of support to the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus, in the framework of the implementation of the new eProcurement system....

28. Nicos Anastasiades to convene National Council meeting on June 9th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicos-anastasiades-to-convene-national-council-meeting-on-june-9th

President Nicos Anastasiades has decided to convene a National Council meeting on Thursday, June 9th to discuss the latest developments in the Cyprus issue and the increasing inflationary pressures on the economy, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday in a written statement....

29. President determined to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-determined-to-tackle-corruption

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed the government's determination to decisively tackle corruption, promote transparency and accountability and consolidate the rule of law, in a meeting on Thursday with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Margareta Cederfelt, at the Presidential Palace....

30. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

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