CLOSE
Loading...
12° Nicosia,
22 February, 2024
 

Search

Displaying results 1-30 of 288 matches for query akel.

1. Navigating civil society's role amid deadlocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/navigating-civil-society-s-role-amid-deadlocks

In Cyprus, amid the backdrop of the Cyprus problem, discussions frequently revolve around Civil Society and its potential role in resolving the issue....

2. Cyprus proposes €700 fine for first-time illegal taxi services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-proposes-€700-fine-for-first-time-illegal-taxi-services

The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works has tabled a bill aimed at tackling the issue of passenger transport by unlicensed taxi drivers, proposing fines of €700 for first-time offenders and €1500 thereafter....

3. Parliament passes law to remove property restrictions in Occupied Areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-passes-law-to-remove-property-restrictions-in-occupied-areas

In a unanimous decision, the Plenary Session of the Greek Parliament passed a law abolishing the right of encumbrance of ''memorandum'' on properties held by banks and credit acquisition companies, located in the occupied territories. ...

4. MPs question RIK's handling of political participation in television panels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-question-rik-s-handling-of-political-participation-in-television-panels

The unchecked involvement of politicians, notably candidates during election cycles, in RIK broadcasts became a focal point in the Cyprus Parliament....

5. Tenants urge Parliament for fairness amid €150 to €2,800 spikes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tenants-urge-parliament-for-fairness-amid-€150-to-€2-800-spikes

The Professional Committee for the Management of Turkish Cypriot Properties in Limassol has reported significant rent hikes for commercial assets....

6. Calls for increased electricity rates raise eyebrows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/calls-for-increased-electricity-rates-raises-eyebrows

The recent plea by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) for significant electricity rate increases has raised eyebrows, especially as the possibility of bearing additional costs for the Vasiliko terminal looms. Does the parliament even exist? Is there a state? If so, let them finally play their part. Enough already!...

7. Anastasiades faces golden passport scandal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-faces-golden-passport-scandal-investigation

The Economic Committee of the Parliament has approved the release of €1.04 million for procuring services for the Anti-Corruption Authority's investigations....

8. Foreclosure fate tied to 'Mortgage-to-Rent' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-fate-tied-to-mortgage-to-rent-scheme

Cyprus' parliament has given the green light to a groundbreaking law aimed at empowering homeowners and offering relief in the face of mortgage challenges....

9. Committee reviews proposal to limit benefits for former officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/committee-reviews-proposal-to-limit-benefits-for-former-officials

The Parliament's Institutional Committee has deliberated on a legislative proposal by MP Alexandra Attalides, suggesting a time limit of five years for certain benefits granted to former ...

10. Restoring Ammos tou Kampouri – before and after (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restoring-ammos-tou-kampouri-–-before-and-after-images

The Cypriot ''monument'' to the audacity surrounding the naturalization program, manifested as an environmental crime on the beach "Ammos tou Kampouri" in Ayia Napa, remains an unresolved issue that competent authorities sought to address following public outcry....

11. Official's breathalyzer controversy sparks reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/official-s-breathalyzer-controversy-sparks-reactions

The President's office has taken a measured stance on the case of a state official who reportedly tested positive in a breathalyzer test and allegedly refused a second sample for retesting, a legal requirement....

12. Parliament enacts law granting tax exemption on loan repayments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-enacts-law-granting-tax-exemption-on-loan-repayments

The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a law exempting individuals who sold real estate or transferred shares to repay Non-Servicing Loans from the 0.4% tax designated for the Central Equal Weight Sharing Agency...

13. Trimiklini scandal unveiled: 15-year licensing nightmare shakes state agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trimiklini-scandal-unveiled-15-year-licensing-nightmare-shakes-state-agencies

The Control Committee of the Parliament heard an outcry from the state services, who took almost 15 years to act on a series of illegal activities......

14. Trimiklini businessman traps officials and police in illegal fish farm raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trimiklini-businessman-traps-officials-and-police-in-illegal-fish-farm-raid

A Trimiklini businessman allegedly diverted water from the Kouris River to illegal fish farms, according to an Audit Office report. On September 19, 2023, he verbally abused, assaulted, and trapped Fisheries Department officials who came to inspect his facilities....

15. Government's 'Photovoltaics for All' plan sparks debate on eligibility and funding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-photovoltaics-for-all-plan-sparks-debate-on-eligibility-and-funding

The Government Grant Scheme for transitioning citizens to renewable energy sources and promoting energy-saving initiatives in homes for the period 2024-2025 is currently open for public consultation until January 19, 2024. ...

16. Cyprus housing crisis deepens amid interest rate scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-housing-crisis-deepens-amid-interest-rate-scandal

With current interest rates, the prospect of repaying a mortgage spans nearly fifty years for an average family, turning homeownership into an elusive dream....

17. Number of homeless people sees increase in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-homeless-people-sees-increase-in-2023

Official data released to Parliament by the Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare, in response to a question from AKEL MP Nikos Kettiros, highlights a notable increase in individuals experiencing homelessness during the first half of 2023....

18. 2024 budget gets green light – Inside scoop on state wage proposals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2024-budget-gets-green-light-–-inside-scoop-on-state-wage-proposals

The 2024 budget was passed into law relatively comfortably, with a total of 37 MPs voting for it, while 19 were opposed. ...

19. Decoding the tragic legacy from 'Helios' airplane crash to bus blazes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decoding-the-tragic-legacy-from-helios-airplane-crash-to-bus-blazes

Miraculously, there is no other explanation for the situation with the "crazy" school buses. They catch fire, burn up in the good seats, break down on long downhill grades, and, it is whispered, have a whole host of other problems....

20. Synagermos firmly in opposition, says Paphos Mayor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/synagermos-firmly-in-opposition-says-paphos-mayor

In an exclusive interview with ''Kathimerini,'' Paphos Mayor Phaidonas Phaidonos asserts that any speculation about Synagermos aligning with the Christodoulides government is definitively put to rest....

21. President denies plans to visit Ankara after Erdogan's offer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-denies-plans-to-visit-ankara-after-erdogan-s-offer

President Christodoulides put an end to the DISY-government-opposition political confrontation from Brussels, in response to a report in the newspaper "Truth" which, citing sources, referred to an invitation by Turkish President, Tayyip Erdogan, to the President of the Council of Europe - on the sidelines of the brief, informal meeting between the two in the framework of the Climate Summit (COP 28) in Dubai....

22. Ministry reverts VAT refund amount to €50

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-reverts-vat-refund-amount-to-€50

The Ministry of Finance's new circular set to change in 2024, altering the decision that foresaw an increase in the minimum expenditure from €50 to €175. ...

23. Critical battle looms as Parliament debates foreclosure legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critical-battle-looms-as-parliament-debates-foreclosure-legislation

Background consultations are in progress to prepare amendments to the legislative package on divestments, set for submission to the Parliament Plenary on Friday for a vote....

24. Foreclosure showdown escalates with parliament vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-showdown-escalates-with-parliament-vote

The Greek government is set to present legislation in Parliament this Friday addressing borrower protection in relation to foreclosures....

25. Questions arise over €18.5M purchase for Foreign Ministry relocation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-arise-over-€18-5m-purchase-for-foreign-ministry-relocation

Members of the Finance Committee in the Parliament have raised questions about the proposed release of 18.5 million euros for the purchase of the former Laiki Bank building in Nicosia, intended as the temporary relocation site for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...

26. Helicopters, popes, and the rise of global Trumpism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/helicopters-popes-and-the-rise-of-global-trumpism

Today, our President is set to meet His Holiness Pope Francis, a rendezvous that comes with a touch of irony given the president's previous likening to the late Archbishop Chrysostomos...

27. How Geert Wilders is redefining Dutch politics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-geert-wilders-is-redefining-dutch-politics

Geert Wilders' far-right triumph in Dutch elections reverberates across Europe, marking a trend of growing electoral success. The Party for Freedom (PVV) gains prominence, aligning with European far-right leaders like Orban, Meloni, and Le Pen....

28. AKEL urges president to prioritize people's health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-urges-president-to-prioritize-people-s-health

In a bold statement, AKEL, a prominent political party, has brought to light the Minister of Health's frustration with the Ministry of Finance....

29. Removing stains from Cyprus, one scandal at a time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/removing-stains-from-cyprus-one-scandal-at-a-time

So, the President's got a diverse bunch around him with all sorts of ideas and interests. ...

30. President defends against allegations in explosive testimony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-defends-against-allegations-in-explosive-testimony

In a recent appearance on SPOR FM's DIASPORA show, the President of Research, Mr. Confidential, took the stage alongside key figures – George Koukoumas, the director of the Office of the Press, and George Solomos, the general secretary of DIKO....

X