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10 December, 2022
 

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1. The 2023 Budget in the vortex of the elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-2023-budget-in-the-vortex-of-the-elections

The government of President Anastasiades has just submitted its final budget, for 2023. DISY will undoubtedly support the budget, but it will be interesting to see what position it will take if and when the polls are confirmed....

2. Cabinet approves 'vehicle history database'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-vehicle-history-database

The Council of Ministers today approved an amendment to the Motor Vehicles and Traffic Movement Regulations that will create a database that will record the history of vehicles involved in accidents....

3. Germany needs 400,000 employees annually to cover labor demands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-needs-400-000-employees-annually-to-cover-labor-demands

Due to Germany’s aging population which results in a lack of qualified workers, the country’s labor market is at risk, with authorities left to count on target migration as a solution for the situation. ...

4. Popular hotel chains set up shop in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/popular-hotel-chains-set-up-shop-in larnaca

The Accor Group, a major French hotel chain, recently made an official announcement about the opening of its first unit in Cyprus. ...

5. Cyprus scolded for failing to transpose EU laws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-failing-to-transpose-eu-laws

The European Commission has sent letters of formal notice to Cyprus for having failed to notify national measures transposing two directives regarding road safety...

6. 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. ...

7. Spend the night in a giant flower pot, or even a nuclear missile bunker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/spend-the-night-in-a-giant-flower-pot-or-even-a-nuclear-missile-bunker

Would you ditch the Courtyard Marriot in order to sleep inside a giant flower pot? What about a nuclear missile bunker, a giant triceratops skull, or a pig sleeping under a quilt of grass and flowers?...

8. Who benefits from the proposed rent-to-mortgage scheme?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/who-benefits-from-the-proposed-rent-to-mortgage-scheme

The "Rent vs Instalment Scheme", now known as the "mortgage to rent" scheme, is nearing completion, with implementation set to begin in January 2023. ...

9. 50 products specified in Cyprus' 'Household Basket'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/50-products-specified-in-cyprus-household-basket

The Consumer Protection Service will present its initial proposal for the Household Basket in Cyprus to the stakeholders - the Hypermarkets Association, the Retailers Association, the OEB, and the CEB - at 12 noon on Wednesday. ...

10. Post-Brexit UK streamlines EU student visas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-brexit-uk-streamlines-eu-student-visas

Brexit, the legal action initiated by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, did have an impact on every field, including education....

11. Cypriot Vladimiros Tziortzis wins 3rd place at Euro Nascar 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-vladimiros-tziortzis-wins-3rd-place-at-euro-nascar-2

Cypriot race driver Vladimiros Tziortzis won the biggest distinction in his career and one of the top distinctions in Cyprus motorsport history, after finishing on Sunday in third place at the 2022 NASCAR European Championship, in the EURO NASCAR 2 category....

12. More people continue to seek asylum in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-people-continue-to-seek-asylum-in-the-eu

A total of 66,545 first-time asylum applications for international protections were filed by non-EU citizens in the European states in July – 265 more than in the previous months, scoring an increase of 0.4 percent....

13. Workplace accidents decreased in 2020, but severity of nearly 50% not specified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/workplace-accidents-decreased-in-2020-but-severity-of-nearly-50-not-specified

In 2020, almost 2.7 million non-fatal work accidents resulted in workers being absent from work for four days or more in the EU, while 3,355 work-related accidents were fatal, according to data released by Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical service....

14. Which products were most affected by the barrage of price increases?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/which-products-were-most-affected-by-the-barrage-of-price-increases

Aside from fuel and electricity, shopping, particularly for necessities, is high on the list of concerns for all households. Prices in various product categories have risen, making life even more difficult for consumers, and the outlook is bleak at the moment....

15. Cyprus on ‘very good track’ to innovation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-‘very-good-track-to-innovation

The high scores of Cyprus in the field of innovation were stressed in the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2022, which was held at Nicosia Municipal Theatre on Monday. Keynote speakers from various fields attended the conference and talked about issues pertaining to a world which is in the digitisation process...

16. First Cypriot woman to secure a win at World Judo Championship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-cypriot-woman-to-secure-a-win-at-world-judo-championship

Janet Michaelidou, an eighteen-year-old Cypriot athlete, is the first Cypriot woman to win a match at the World Judo Championship....

17. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

18. New loans drop in August for the second month in a row

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-loans-drop-in-august-for-the-second-month-in-a-row

Net new lending granted by Cyprus Banks fell in August by €182.3 million, recording a decrease for the second month in a row....

19. Almost 100K third-country nationals ordered to leave EU in Q2 of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-100k-third-country-nationals-ordered-to-leave-eu-in-q2-of-2022

33,450 people were ordered to leave France in the second quarter of 2022, representing 35 percent of the total repatriation orders placed during this time, and consequently, the highest number of returns recorded....

20. Cyprus' pothole app ready to go

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pothole-app-ready-to-go

Potholes are undoubtedly a persistent issue on Cyprus's road network, causing discomfort to the majority of drivers....

21. Cyprus highly innovative compared to other EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-highly-innovative-compared-to-other-eu-countries

Cyprus has achieved the biggest improvement in the field of innovation at the European level since 2015, according to the annual report of the European Innovation Scoreboard 2022 of the European Commission....

22. Self-employed more at risk of poverty in Cyprus and EU in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/self-employed-more-at-risk-of-poverty-in-cyprus-and-eu-in-2021

In 2021, almost a quarter (23.6%) of all self-employed people aged 18 years and over in the EU were at risk of poverty and social exclusion....

23. Construction materials recorded an annual increase of 16.69% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/construction-materials-recorded-an-annual-increase-of-16-69-in-august

The Construction Materials Price Index increased by 16.69% in August 2022 compared to August 2021....

24. Inflation still high but slowed to 9.6% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-still-high-but-slowed-to-9-6-in-august

Harmonized inflation rose at a slower pace than in the previous month in August 2022, recording an increase of 9.6%, compared with August last year....

25. Eleftheria square internationally recognized as 'stand out' project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eleftheria-square-internationally-recognized-as-stand-out-project

Cyprus’ Eleftheria Square was among the 150 architectural projects worldwide that were distinguished in the awards organized by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, according to a press release by the Municipality of Nicosia on Monday....

26. XM Ranks 2nd in ‘Best Medium Workplaces’ for Top 2022 European Employers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/xm-ranks-2nd-in-great-place-to-work™-‘best-medium-workplaces-list-for-top-2022-european-employers

XM is beyond proud to announce that it has ranked second (2) in a list of Europe’s top employers in 2022, in the ‘Best Medium Workplaces’ category, as awarded by the Great Place to Work™ Institute...

27. Germany to revise immigrant laws to allow more skilled migrant workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-revise-immigrant-laws-to-allow-more-skilled-migrant-workers

In the coming months, the German Ministry of Labor will come forward with a proposal to the federal government to introduce a new immigration option for skilled foreigners....

28. Back to School Allowance - Amounts and beneficiaries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/back-to-school-allowance-amounts-and-beneficiaries

A one-off 'Back to School' grant to families with children aged 4-18 years old, based on income criteria and household composition, was approved by the Council of Ministers at today's meeting, following a proposal by the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Ms. Anastasia Anthousi....

29. 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....

30. Inflation hits 8.9% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-hits-8-9-in-august

Inflation in August 2022 increased by 8.9% in Cyprus, according to data published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Friday. The Consumer Price Index decreased by 0.29 units and reached 113.34 units, compared to 113.63 units in July 2022, with the drop in petroleum product prices being mainly responsible for the decrease....

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