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1. O. Michaelidis: 'Corruption is tolerated in our society'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/o-michaelidis-corruption-is-tolerated-in-our-society

In his opening remarks at a celebration for World Anti-Corruption Day with students from Nicosia universities, Auditor General of the Republic Odysseas Michaelidis emphasized the significance of education, ...

2. Dept of Labour: 'Our social security fund is sound'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dept-of-labour-our-social-security-fund-is-sound

According to the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, the General Social Insurance Plan's most recent actuarial study shows that the amendments made up until 2012 ensure the long-term viability of the Social Insurance Fund and that,...

3. November 24th: D-day for non-GESY doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/november-24th-d-day-for-non-gesy-doctors

The court's decision to deny the request for non-GESY doctors to continue providing services in GESY-affiliated private hospitals until the case is heard on the 24th of the month changes the facts....

4. Cyprus starts golden passport trial with a paradox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-starts-golden-passport-trial-with-a-paradox

A defense attorney in the golden passport trial set to begin next month raised a conflict of interest on Monday, when his client and former House speaker along with three other defendants appeared for their arraignment before a Nicosia district judge...

5. AKEL calls out DISY on investor contributions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-calls-out-disy-on-investor-contributions

The second meeting of the Audit Committee, with the report of the Auditor General of the Republic on the Cyprus Investment Programme being the only item on the agenda, confirmed that the Golden Passports will be at the forefront of the opposition's election campaign. In an inkling of what's to come, AKEL seems to be leading the way in keeping corruption issues at the center of the opposition's discourse during this election season. ...

6. Conflict of interest raised again in passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conflict-of-interest-raised-again-in-passport-probe

The audit office in the Republic of Cyprus is sending all its findings on golden passports to the state’s anti-corruption agency, citing a conflict of interest for the state’s two chief law enforcement officers who served as ministers during the investment scandal...

7. AG: 'Lawyers vouched for the character of their applicants, a criminal offense'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ag-lawyers-vouched-for-the-character-of-their-applicants-a-criminal-offense

The extraordinary session of the Parliamentary Audit Committee is underway which will examine the findings of the Audit Service's report on the Cyprus Investment Program....

8. Cyprus government and AKEL in war of words over audit report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-and-akel-in-war-of-words-over-audit-report

A war of words has broken out between the Cyprus Government and AKEL party regarding the Audit Service's report on the Cyprus Investment Program....

9. Tatar gets icy reception at Buyuk Han

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-gets-icy-reception-at-buyuk-han

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar got the cold shoulder as he was out and about in north Nicosia on Saturday, when a mixed group of peace activists on the island refused to be cordial with the man they view as 'Ankara's puppet'...

10. Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-fair-state-five-proposals-to-fight-corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained first. Then, the diagnosis of its causes. Finally, but most importantly, the specific proposals to combat it....

11. Volunteerism czar pleads not guilty to faking resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteerism-czar-pleads-not-guilty-to-faking-resume

A former volunteerism commissioner, who resigned his post last year amid allegations he had lied on his school report and professional resume, has pleaded not guilty with his new lawyer arguing his client was not getting a fair shake in the media...

12. Larnaca temp doctor guilty in boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-temp-doctor-guilty-in-boy-s-death

An ER doctor has been found guilty and a medical director acquitted in the death of a young student, whose fatal head injury during gym class in Larnaca had gone unnoticed after an X-Ray at the hospital...

13. Confidence in Parliament, the state, the army and the Church has declined

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confidence-in-parliament-the-state-the-army-and-the-church-has-declined

Citizens' trust in institutions has declined, according to the results of a poll taken in Nicosia on Tuesday regarding current issues, conducted by the Association of Polling Companies and Market Research of Cyprus (SEDEAK)....

14. Harris Poyiadjis: Reversing climate of distrust a 'big challenge'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/harris-poyiadjis-reversing-climate-of-distrust-a-big-challenge

"It is a big challenge" to reverse the climate of distrust that prevails in society towards institutions, newly appointed Commissioner for Transparency, Harris Poyiadjis, told CNA on Wednesday....

15. WHO is examining potential hearing problems linked to Covid vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-examining-potential-hearing-problems-linked-to-covid-vaccines

The World Health Organization is examining rare reports of hearing loss and other auditory issues following Covid-19 vaccinations....

16. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

17. US school weighs in on commissioner’s inflated resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-school-weighs-in-on-commissioner-s-inflated-resume

An American university reportedly never knew about a former volunteerism commissioner in Cyprus, who resigned his position last year amid allegations he manipulated his resume and credentials...

18. Cyprus president nixes luxury car use for top civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-nixes-luxury-car-use-for-top-civil-servants

Cyprus’ president has scrapped plans to grant free-of-charge, around-the-clock use of state-financed luxury vehicles to top civil servants amid a public outcry over a perceived waste of taxpayers’ money, a government spokesman said Monday....

19. Cyprus’ civil service secret out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-service-secret-out-in-the-open

Thousands of civil servants have been found to run private businesses or direct companies without permission from the state, with officials calling on violators to comply with the law and some politicians calling for an investigation into possible conflicts of interest...

20. Cypriot AG says some civil servants unfit for the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ag-says-some-civil-servants-unfit-for-the-job

Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides ruffled some feathers this week when he told a House committee hearing that some leadership positions in the civil service were filled by people who were incompetent...

21. Jiu Jitsu producers file new lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-producers-file-new-lawsuit

The producers and director of the film Jiu Jitsu are suing the Republic of Cyprus, the Auditor General, the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency and a television station for compensation in excess of 30 million euros...

22. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

23. Anastasiades feels vindicated by passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-feels-vindicated-by-passport-report

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says a final report on the island’s disgraced golden passport scheme has alleged no deceit on his part, with the commander in chief apologizing for mistakes made under his administration which he attributed to lack of regulations and oversight over the years...

24. Volunteerism czar resigns over 'fake resume'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-resigns-over-fake-resume

The Cypriot volunteerism commissioner has resigned his position following allegations that he manipulated high school grades on his report card and included a fake college degree on his resume...

25. Legal battle heats up in golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-heats-up-in-golden-passports

The top two chief law enforcers in the Republic of Cyprus are taking the parliament to court over a resolution, in which members called on the two officials to recuse themselves in the golden passport probe after raising conflict of interest issues...

26. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

27. Interim report on golden passports delivered

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interim-report-on-golden-passports-delivered

An interim report on the golden passport scandal in the Republic of Cyprus says just over half of citizenships granted by the executive branch were not approved lawfully...

28. Jiu Jitsu director says Cyprus losing out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-director-says-cyprus-losing-out

The director and producers of martial arts movie Jiu Jitsu sought audience with Cyprus’ finance minister this week over delayed cash rebate payments, with reports saying the film makers are also ticked off by an unflattering audit report on the country’s Olivewood scheme...

29. Gloves are off again over golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-again-over-golden-passports

Cyprus’ auditor general told a House committee this week that the Cabinet used old rules to approve over two hundred golden passports after the cutoff date for an investigation ordered by the attorney general, who pushed back on the criticism saying there was 'no bottom to the abyss'...

30. PCR tests disprove earlier results at air base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-disprove-earlier-results-at-air-base

Over two dozen staff at the Papandreou Air Base in Paphos tested negative for the coronavirus after officials said the employees had initially tested positive, highlighting ongoing debate over the reliability of rapid test results...

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