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29 September, 2022
 

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1. The price increase of halloumi is justified, Minister of Agriculture says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-price-increase-of-halloumi-is-justified-minister-of-agriculture-says

The slight increase recorded in the price of the halloumi cheese is justified, Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Thursday....

2. 5.8% of the total cultivated area of Cyprus is dedicated to organic products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-8-of-the-total-cultivated-area-of-cyprus-is-dedicated-to-organic-products

The EU Organic Day – September 23 – is seen as the ideal opportunity to widely celebrate the organic sector and to evaluate Europe’s progress towards achieving its goal of 25% organic land by 2030....

3. No more plastic bags in supermarkets from October 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-plastic-bags-in-supermarkets-from-october-1st

In October, Cyprus will take action and reduce the use of plastic, according to a bill passed in 2022 that comes into force on October 1. Consequently, from the first of October, products such as plastic cotton swabs, cutlery, plates and so on will be banned from the market....

4. Only PDO halloumi available in the market from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-pdo-halloumi-available-in-the-market-from-today

As of today, inspectors from the Ministry of Agriculture have started inspections in supermarkets and store refrigerators to remove non-PDO branded halloumi products....

5. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

6. Non-PDO halloumi being sold off at deeply discounted prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/non-pdo-halloumi-being-sold-off-at-deeply-discounted-prices

Many supermarket chains and stores that sell halloumi are offering deep discounts on singular or bulk sales of the cheese. These are clearly those products that do not fall within the PDO specifications and are not labeled accordingly....

7. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

8. Manure dump causes stinky mess in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manure-dump-causes-stinky-mess-in-nicosia

People in Cyprus asking on social media about a foul smell in Nicosia got their answer after it emerged that a farmer had dumped manure inside the UN buffer zone...

9. Updates from the presidential campaign trail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updates-from-the-presidential-campaign-trail

The Cyprus problem, women's issues and policemen's salaries, as well as agricultural policy and the illegal supply of fuel from the Turkish-occupied areas, were some of the issues which were put forward by presidential candidates on the election campaign trail on Wednesday....

10. Price of halloumi will increase under PDO category

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/price-of-halloumi-will-increase-under-pdo-category

The Minister of Agriculture, Costas Kadis, expressed his satisfaction with the production of halloumi so far as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product....

11. 4.0 magnitude tremor hits just off the coast of Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/4-0-magnitude-tremor-hits-just-off-the-coast-of-paphos

An earthquake with a magnitude measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded shortly before midnight, its epicenter centered in the sea area off the coast of ​​Paphos....

12. 8-year-old in stable condition after dog attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/8-year-old-in-stable-condition-after-dog-attack

An 8-year-old boy is in stable condition after he was attacked by a stray dog this morning in the area of Agios Ioannis in Limassol....

13. What is causing the unexpected drop in global food prices?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-is-causing-the-unexpected-drop-in-global-food-prices

Six months after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the inflationary shock is still causing a "headache" for markets, government staff and households, with the price of natural gas hitting new record levels yesterday....

14. Cyprus unemployment rate at 6.8% in 2nd quarter of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unemployment-rate-at-6-8-in-2nd-quarter-of-2022

The unemployment rate in Cyprus was 6.8% of the labor force in the 2nd quarter of 2022, recording a decrease of 1.6% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2021....

15. 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....

16. Exness donates three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/exness-donates-three-fully-equipped-firetrucks-to-the-forests-department-of-cyprus

Cyprus-based fintech company Exness has just donated three fully-equipped firetrucks to the Forests Department of Cyprus. This donation is part of the €300,000 pledge made by Exness CEO Petr Valov in 2021, following devastating wildfires across the island....

17. 28.8% of Cyprus’ total labor force in 2021 were immigrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/28-8-of-cyprus-total-labor-force-in-2021-were-immigrants

Total immigrants in the Cyprus labor market in 2021 amounted to 180,344 corresponding to 28.8% of Cyprus’ total labor force, the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat) has said....

18. Lidl continues to expand its stationary trade and now operates more than 12,000 stores internationally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-continues-to-expand-its-stationary-trade-and-now-operates-more-than-12-000-stores-internationally

Lidl continues to expand its operation in Cyprus and is opening a new store in Limassol on Thursday, July 28. ...

19. Single-use plastics banned from October 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/single-use-plastics-banned-from-october-1st

As of October 1, 2022, single-use plastics products will no longer be available for sale or use in Cyprus....

20. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

21. Manufacturers must comply with halloumi specifications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/manufacturers-must-comply-with-halloumi-specifications

By the end of the month, cheese manufacturers will produce halloumi that will fully comply with the specifications of the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Kostas Kadis has said....

22. The enclave live under dire conditions in the occupied side

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-enclave-live-under-dire-conditions-in-the-occupied-side

It is not an exaggeration to say that the enclaved have remained in their homeland, in the Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus, under dire conditions and are struggling on a daily basis for their survival until the day the island is freed and reunified....

23. Minister: Ukraine needs assurances to resume grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-ukraine-needs-assurances-to-resume-grain-exports

The Ukrainian foreign minister says grain exports from his country’s ports won’t resume without security guarantees for ship owners, cargo owners and Ukraine as an independent nation....

24. Amathus' underwater museum ready to welcome its first visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/amathus-underwater-museum-ready-to-welcome-its-first-visitors

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, July 9th from 0830 to 1230. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the swimming tour at 09:00 AM using their own mask, snorkel and flippers....

25. Boris Johnson has stepped down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-has-stepped-down

After an acute political meltdown in the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party, setting in motion a race for a new prime minister....

26. Minister thanks Israel for assisting in occupied Kantara fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-thanks-israel-for-assisting-in-occupied-kantara-fire

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Costas Kadis went to the airport of Larnaka Friday to thank the teams of the firefighting aircraft that arrived from Israel and helped put out the large fire in the Turkish-occupied area of Kantara....

27. New rules to slash pesticide use in the EU by 50%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-rules-to-slash-pesticide-use-in-the-eu-by-50

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations....

28. Pesticide reduction key to sustainable agriculture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pesticide-reduction-key-to-sustainable-agriculture

Reducing the use of pesticides is key to sustainable agriculture, Commissioner Kyriakides tells CNA, and underlines that producers will be supported...

29. Three days of mourning for Zeta Emilianidou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-days-of-mourning-for-zeta-emilianidou

White flowers, a candle and a photo were set in the place of Zeta Aimilianidou during the meeting of the Council of Ministers....

30. Turkey buying stolen Ukrainian grain from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-buying-stolen-ukrainian-grain-from-russia

Kyiv's ambassador to Ankara said on Friday Turkey is among the countries that is buying grain that Russia stole from Ukraine....

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