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1. Cyprus achieves €600 million fiscal surplus in Q1 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-achieves-€600-million-fiscal-surplus-in-q1-2024

Cyprus generated a fiscal surplus close to €600 million in the first quarter of 2024, marking an increase of 58% year on year, driven by the rise in state revenue which exceeded the rise in spending....

2. UN envoy deemed ''unworthy to lead''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-deemed-unworthy-to-lead

Efforts to restart negotiations on the Cyprus problem hit a snag as the Turkish Cypriot Civil Servants Union (KTAMS) and the Teachers' Union (KTOS) jointly criticized UN Personal Envoy Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar....

3. Cabinet reduces civil servants' sick leave days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-amendments-reducing-sick-leave-for-civil-servants

The Cabinet of Ministers, led by Finance Minister Makis Keravnos, has greenlit a significant amendment to regulations governing sick leave for civil servants....

4. President's clash with Auditor General escalates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-clash-with-auditor-general-escalates

When Nikos Christodoulides expressed bitterness and heartache after the publication of the auditor general's report on the benefits he received as a government representative and seconded civil servant, questions arose about the conflict between the president and the auditor general....

5. The mystery of Cyprus' social insurance fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mystery-of-cyprus-social-insurance-fund

The Republic of Cyprus achieved its first significant milestone with the establishment of the Social Insurance System, originally introduced during the colonial era. ...

6. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

7. President's alleged undeclared pension sparks controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-alleged-undeclared-pension-sparks-controversy

The political party AKEL has called for a response from the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, amid reports suggesting that he has received a pension for eight years, beginning at the age of 45, without proper declaration in his financial affairs....

8. Violent clashes between tenants and property owners as rents spike 700%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/violent-clashes-between-tenants-and-property-owners-as-rents-spike-700

A craftsman in Turkey, who has been diligently paying rent for two decades, now finds himself threatened with eviction due to an unexpected rent increase of nearly 700%. His monthly rent has surged from 3,200 Turkish lira (110 euros) to a staggering 25,000 lira (867 euros)....

9. Doxa Komodromou reveals shocking truths about her resignation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doxa-komodromou-reveals-shocking-truths-about-her-resignation

In a recent interview with "Kathimerini," former Deputy Government Representative Doxa Komodromou shed light on the controversy surrounding her resignation, which was closely tied to the issue of overtime payments....

10. 15.4% spike in public expenditure for 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-4-spike-in-public-expenditure-for-2024

In the 2024 Budget, there's a notable rise of EUR 0.5 billion in public personnel expenditure. According to the Council of Ministers' approved budget table for 2024, this marks a substantial increase of 496 million euros. In terms of percentages, this surge amounts to 15.4% compared to the personnel expenditure allocated for the public sector in 2023....

11. Overtime crisis threatens stability in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overtime-crisis-threatens-stability-in-cyprus

The case of Ms. Komodromou, a civil servant seconded to the presidency from the University of Cyprus, sheds light on a much larger issue that has plagued governments in the Republic of Cyprus since its inception....

12. Digitizing the state for modern times

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/digitizing-the-state-for-modern-times

The digitization of the state is not just a challenge for modern society; it must be a top priority....

13. Arrest of UK researcher for spying fuels UK's China policy reevaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-of-uk-researcher-for-spying-fuels-uk-s-china-policy-reevaluation

The arrest of a British parliamentary researcher on suspicion of spying for China has reignited a fierce debate about the future of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Beijing....

14. Public sector considers summer 4-day workweek proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-sector-considers-summer-4-day-workweek-proposal

The Pancyprian Guild of Civil Servants is set to reintroduce a proposal for a four-day workweek in the public sector, according to Stratis Matthaiou, the General Secretary of the Guild. ...

15. Gov't embraces flexible work for public servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gov-t-embraces-flexible-work-for-public-servants

The Council of Ministers, in its meeting on August 30, 2023, greenlit a policy framework aimed at regulating flexible employment within the public service. This initiative aligns with the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Plan 2021-2026....

16. 2022 marks best real estate year in 14 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2022-marks-best-real-estate-year-in-14-years

DANOS, a prominent real estate consulting agency, hails 2022 as a remarkable year for Cyprus real estate, breaking through the economic challenges and awakening from the post-COVID stagnation. ...

17. Illegal employment of advisors exposed in audit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-employment-of-advisors-exposed-in-audit

An audit report by the Audit Service has exposed the illegal employment of four individuals who serve as advisors to the President of the Republic and the Deputy Minister of Shipping. ...

18. The President's omissions and unaddressed issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-president-s-omissions-and-unaddressed-issues

Flanked by his cabinet and through a 24-page document, the President of the Republic presented the program and actions of the government from his first day in office until today. ...

19. Visa fraud scandal widens after airport arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visa-fraud-scandal-widens-after-airport-arrest

Cyprus Police made headway in an investigation into visa fraud over the weekend, following an airport arrest in connection with an illegal network where Syrians rejected for refugee status ended up paying middlemen for subsidiary protection...

20. Greek islands grapple with doctor shortages as tourism takes priority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islands-grapple-with-doctor-shortages-as-tourism-takes-priority

Many Greek islands face severe shortages of doctors and nurses and attempts to solve the issue fall afoul of local economies and, in certain cases, government bureaucracy....

21. Christodoulides: Shift allowances and overtime compensation from 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-shift-allowances-and-overtime-compensation-from-2024

President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the 60th Congress of PASYDY, the Civil Servants' Trade Union, where he discussed significant developments regarding the restoration of shift allowances and overtime compensation for civil servants....

22. Cypriots want less bureaucracy, better civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-want-less-bureaucracy-better-skilled-civil-servants

Cypriots appear largely dissatisfied by the functioning of the country’s public administration, and believe that the way forward goes through the reduction of bureaucracy, better skills for civil servants and more communication with citizens, according to the findings of a flash Eurobarometer survey on how EU citizens perceive the support provided to member states through the European Commission’s Technical Support Instrument...

23. Raab resigns, Oliver Dowden takes his place as Deputy Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/raab-resigns-oliver-dowden-takes-his-place-as-deputy-prime-minister

British Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab resigned from the government on Friday after an independent report found he had bullied officials, the latest scandal to force out one of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's top ministers....

24. Surplus of €363 mn recorded in Cyprus in Jan-Feb 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surplus-of-€363-mn-recorded-in-cyprus-in-jan-feb-2023

A surplus of €363 mn or 1.3% of GDP for the period of January-February 2023, according to the preliminary General Government fiscal results, published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Friday....

25. Deputy Minister of Research discusses efforts to create a modern digital state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-of-research-discusses-efforts-to-create-a-modern-digital-state

Cyprus’ Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Philippos Hadjizacharia, discussed the country's efforts to modernize its public administration and create a digital state at an event in Nicosia....

26. City employee arrested in driver permit middleman scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/city-employee-arrested-in-driver-permit-middleman-scandal

More suspects including a civil servant have been arrested in the document fraud scandal where foreign food delivery drivers allegedly paid hundreds of euros to a middleman in order to secure a driver’s permit...

27. Government surplus of €609.5 million for 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-surplus-of-€609-5-million-for-2022

General Government preliminary fiscal results published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Tuesday indicate a surplus of €609.5 mn, equal to 2.3% of GDP, for the period of January-December 2022, compared to a deficit of €402.8 mn or 1.7% of GDP, that was recorded during the period of January-December 2021....

28. School exams rescheduled to accommodate major strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-exams-rescheduled-to-accommodate-major-strike

Unionized teachers in the Republic of Cyprus have secured a time change for school exams on Thursday so that members can take part in a major strike to demand restoration of pre-crisis wage indexation mechanisms for union workers...

29. €651.4 million of government surplus recorded until September 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€651-4-million-of-government-surplus-recorded-until-september-2022

Cyprus' general government surplus rose to 651.4 million for the period of July-September 2022 compared with a surplus of €319.5 mn recorded in the respective period of last year, according to preliminary general government fiscal results....

30. Migrant citizenship racket in Greece busted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-citizenship-racket-in-greece-busted

An investigating magistrate in the northern port city of Thessaloniki has received the findings of a police investigation into some 60 suspects for their role in an extensive bribery racket aimed at expediting the issuance or renewal of residence permits and facilitating the granting of citizenship to migrants....

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