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1. Almost half of nurses and midwives in Cyprus approve of euthanasia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-nurses-and-midwives-in-cyprus-approve-of-euthanasia

Almost half - 49% - of the members of the Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association (CyNMA) said they were positive about the possibility of euthanasia for people who are suffering, according to the results of a survey regarding euthanasia, suicide assisted by health professionals and assisted dying....

2. Op-ed: The effects of Global warming on banks and insurance companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/op-ed-the-effects-of-global-warming-on-banks-and-insurance-companies

One of the last print editions of the Economist had the title ‘Say goodbye to 1.5° C’ which refers to the goal of limiting the increase in the average temperature of the planet to 1.5 degrees Celsius...

3. 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. ...

4. 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. ...

5. The first 'Mountain Agriculture of Troodos' products have hit the market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-first-mountain-agriculture-of-troodos-products-have-hit-the-market

Another innovative project led by the Cyprus Institute is taking shape, with the introduction of the first fruits and vegetables bearing the quality label "Mountain Agriculture Troodos" to the market....

6. 64% of distressed state loans eligible for 'Oikia' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/64-of-distressed-state-loans-eligible-for-oikia-scheme

The applications for the Oikia scheme for distressed borrowers have reached 64% of the total eligible loans, according to the Housing Finance Corporation. In total, 1,223 applications, valued at €115m have been submitted, out of 1,948 eligible loans, valued at €179m....

7. Defendants acquitted in first 'golden passports' trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendants-acquitted-in-first-golden-passports-trial

Nine defendants—5 people and 4 legal entities—were cleared and released from the 36 charges they were facing in the case involving the exceptional naturalization of foreign applicants by the Larnaca-Famagusta Permanent Criminal Court, which convened today, Friday, November 4. This decision was based on the Kalogeros ruling....

8. Tobacco from north lands gals in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tobacco-from-north-lands-gals-in-jail

Two women have been detained at a checkpoint in rural Nicosia after customs officers found a large quantity of tobacco products in their vehicle, but charges and circumstances of their detention were not immediately clear...

9. Russia facing 8th set of EU sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-facing-8th-set-of-eu-sanctions

The Permanent Representatives of the 27 Member States of the European Union reached a political agreement on Wednesday morning, during the regular meeting of COREPER, on the eighth EU sanctions package against Russia, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU announced in a tweet....

10. World Animal Day: The importance of animals in our lives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/world-animal-day-the-importance-of-animals-in-our-lives

October 4 was designated World Animal Day because it coincides with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who has been proclaimed by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of animals and nature. It was first celebrated in 1931 at a conference of environmentalists in Florence, as a way of raising public and scientific awareness of endangered animals. Since then, the feast day has expanded to include all species of the animal kingdom....

11. House prepares bill on petition signatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-prepares-bill-on-petition-signatures

A House committee in the Republic of Cyprus is discussing the right for private citizens to solicit petition signatures for new legislation, but the initiative may be easier said than done in a small country where people complain about disenfranchisement on the one hand and populism on the other...

12. Candidates concerned over higher rents facing undergraduates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-concerned-over-higher-rents-facing-undergraduates

Parties and candidates on Monday continued their activities, ahead of the February 2023 presidential elections, with issues such as digital transformation, labor relations, the Cyprus problem and benefits for undergraduate students who face difficulties renting student halls, topping the agenda....

13. Crucial countdown as Cyprus moves to block Lone Star

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crucial-countdown-as-cyprus-moves-to-block-lone-star

Private equity firm Lone Star has until Friday to submit a binding offer to buy the Bank of Cyprus, but the island’s largest financial institution could be out of reach as the House is expected one day earlier to vote on a bill that would authorize the government to block a hostile takeover on security grounds...

14. Ayia Napa Marina welcomes the SUPER CRUISE SHIP ''Rhapsody of the Seas''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ayia-napa-marina-welcomes-the-super-cruise-ship-rhapsody-of-the-seas

Ayia Napa Marina has proudly welcomed its first SUPER CRUISE SHIP ''Rhapsody of the Seas'', following the first cruise ship to anchor at the marina on 29 May. ...

15. Dog's Day Out: An event hosted by Nicosia Dog Shelter and Max and Frida!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dog-s-day-out-an-event-hosted-by-nicosia-dog-shelter-and-max-and-frida

Nicosia Dog Shelter - Nicosia Dog Shelter - and Max and Frida's frozen dog dessert, on the occasion of World Animal Day, are organising the Dog's Day Out Event!...

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. Bicycle subsidy platform now open for new applications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bicycle-subsidy-platform-now-open-for-new-applications

The Department for Transport, Communications and Works announces the opening of applications for the revised Bicycle Purchase Grant Scheme for 2022 - 2023....

19. Presidential candidates on the move as campaign heats up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-candidates-on-the-move-as-campaign-heats-up

The presidential election campaign trail over the weekend ended with the Cyprus Green Party deciding next month on the name of the presidential candidate it will support. ...

20. Cyprus government: No comment on passport audit report just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-no-comment-on-passport-audit-report-just-yet

The Government will study the report released Monday by the Audit Office on passports and the Cyprus investment program that granted citizenship by investment, Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said, following the Cabinet’s meeting which convened Monday at the presidential retreat in the Troodos mountains....

21. Cyprus Investment Program problematic from the start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-investment-program-problematic-from-the-start

Much ink has been spilled over the Cyprus Investment Program (CIP). From its inception in 2017 until its abolition, the CIP was a scheme wherein the Cyprus Government granted Cypriot citizenship to investors, "golden passports" as it is well-known....

22. Interior Ministry aware passport applications did not meet criteria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-aware-passport-applications-did-not-meet-criteria

In the Audit Service's report on the naturalization program, references are made to the manner in which passports were granted, stressing that there were cases in which the Ministry was aware that there were applications that did not meet the criteria, characterizing its approval as illegal....

23. 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....

24. President signs controversial foreclosure law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-signs-controversial-foreclosure-law

A controversial foreclosure bill has been signed into law in the Republic of Cyprus over the objection of the country’s finance minister who accused lawmakers of populism...

25. ECOMMBX earns Great Place to Work® Certification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecommbx-earns-great-place-to-work®-certification

ECOMMBX is proud to announce that it has earned the coveted Great Place to Work® Certification with flying score, which is likely to be among the top – if not the highest – scores for this year....

26. Four individuals charged with conspiracy in Al Jazeera expose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-individuals-charged-with-conspiracy-in-al-jazeera-expose

Four individuals have been charged with conspiracy and will appear before a criminal court in September for their role in granting citizenship to foreign investors who didn't quite meet the criteria....

27. Assailant in Larnaca video denies charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assailant-in-larnaca-video-denies-charges

A local man caught on video verbally and physically assaulting an asylum seeker who was holding her baby has been remanded in custody, but his lawyer says he was the one who called police in the first place...

28. Anastasiades 'Judicial reforms a priority'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-judicial-reforms-a-priority

President Nicos Anastasiades underlined the importance of reforming the judicial system during the confirmation ceremony of the new President of the Supreme Court Antonis Liatsos, which took place on Tuesday at the Presidential Palace....

29. House clamps down on glamping aspirations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-clamps-down-on-glamping-aspirations

Cypriot parliament failed this week to pass crucial tourism legislation that would regulate low-cost lodging, but concerns about encroaching on the environment also ended up blocking a bill on the newest trend of glamorous camping...

30. Deloitte opens up nominations for its accelerator for the Deloitte Accelerator for Social Innovation (DASI) awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deloitte-opens-up-nominations-for-its-accelerator-for-the-deloitte-accelerator-for-social-innovation-dasi-awards

Deloitte has opened up nominations for its signature programme Deloitte Accelerator for Social Innovation (DASI) in the Middle East and Cyprus, providing social enterprises in the region with the opportunity to grow and scale their impact. ...

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