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1. Producers must increase goat and sheep's milk in Halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/producers-must-increase-goat-and-sheep-s-milk-in-halloumi

Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou announced on Saturday a new decree to adjust milk quotas for making Halloumi cheese with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status. She also revealed financial support measures for the sector....

2. Cyprus secures halloumi PDO status with 5-year plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-halloumi-pdo-status-with-5-year-plan

Cyprus has been granted a 5-year transition period by the European Commission to comply with the requirements for the production of halloumi......

3. Government halts heavy industry in Vasilikos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-halts-heavy-industry-in-vasilikos

The Cypriot government has granted a long-standing request from the Vasilikos area's coordinating committee, prohibiting further heavy industry licensing in the region....

4. Zero VAT on essential goods until September 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zero-vat-on-essential-goods-until-september-2024

Cyprus' Tax Department has announced a zero rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) on essential goods until September 30, 2024, following a decree issued by the Cabinet. This measure aims to alleviate financial burdens on consumers amid economic challenges....

5. Woman arrested after clash with police over self-harm threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-after-clash-with-police-over-self-harm-threat

Police authorities sprang into action following reports of a 61-year-old female resident, under court order for eviction, allegedly dousing herself with gasoline and threatening self-immolation. ...

6. New insights into elderly woman's struggle at bus stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-insights-into-elderly-woman-s-struggle-at-bus-stop

A recent photo circulating on the internet depicts an elderly woman lying on the ground at a bus stop in Paphos, drawing attention to ongoing infrastructure issues....

7. Pope Francis urges Italians to increase birth rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-urges-italians-to-increase-birth-rates

Pope Francis pressed his campaign Friday to urge Italians to have children, calling for long-term policies to help families and warning that the country’s demographic crisis was threatening the future. ...

8. Foreign students welcomed into labor market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-students-welcomed-into-labor-market

Labour Minister Yiannis Panagiotou announced on Tuesday the government's decision to enhance foreign students' access to the labor market, citing its significance in the country's development planning...

9. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

10. No more COVID tests needed for hospital visits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-covid-tests-needed-for-hospital-visits

The Council of Ministers reviewed on Tuesday the protection measures against COVID-19 and amended the decree, abolishing the obligation to present a negative test to enter hospitals and nursing homes....

11. Government raises minimum wage to €1000, boosting income for 25,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-raises-minimum-wage-to-€1000-boosting-income-for-25-000-workers

In a move aimed at bolstering the income of low-wage earners, the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance has announced a significant rise in the National Minimum Wage, effective this January....

12. Sorry, Putin, Alaska's not up for grabs!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sorry-putin-alaska-s-not-up-for-grabs

The U.S. State Department has dismissed speculations about the return of Alaska to Russia, responding to reports of President Vladimir Putin ordering an investigation into Russian ''real estate'' abroad....

13. Police to boost frontline presence and tackle organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-boost-frontline-presence-and-tackle-organized-crime

Amid escalating concerns about a recent surge in crime, the police have unveiled a comprehensive set of measures designed to enhance public safety and tackle underlying structural issues within the force....

14. Cyprus backs UN resolution condemning Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-backs-un-resolution-condemning-houthi-attacks-on-red-sea-shipping

The Cypriot registry seems to remain unaffected for the time being by the latest developments in the Red Sea......

15. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

16. Halloumi exports drop by 10% amid ongoing dairy industry crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-exports-drop-by-10-amid-ongoing-dairy-industry-crisis

With a request to lift the decree 332/2023 of October 20th, for an increase in the percentage of goat-sheep milk to 19%, the cheesemakers are going to the Presidential Palace......

17. Negative COVID-19 tests and masks now required in select areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-covid-19-tests-and-masks-now-required-in-select-areas

A meeting of the Scientific Monitoring Committee for Covid-19 under Minister of Health Dr Popi Kanari decided on Wednesday to introduce negative COVID-19 tests as well as the use of protective face masks in specific areas....

18. Houthi threat spurs quick shield for Cypriot ships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/houthi-threat-spurs-quick-shield-for-cypriot-ships

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping has taken temporary measures to protect Cypriot ships due to the attacks by Yemen's Houthi movement against ships passing through the Bab-el-Mandeb strait....

19. Cyprus implements protective measures for ships amid Houthi attacks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-implements-protective-measures-for-ships-amid-houthi-attacks

The Deputy Ministry of Shipping has taken temporary measures to protect Cypriot ships due to the attacks by Yemen's Houthi movement against ships passing through the Bab-el-Mandeb strait between Yemen and northeast Africa leading to the Red Sea, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Marina Hatzimanolis told CNA on Wednesday....

20. Cyprus cheese industry shuts down amid regulatory dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cheese-industry-shuts-down-amid-regulatory-dispute

The Cyprus Cheesemakers Association has made a unanimous decision to shutter all cheese dairies starting January 10, 2024, following a protracted disagreement with government authorities over regulatory changes....

21. The big decision: Minister's plan for wage boost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-big-decision-minister-s-plan-for-wage-boost

In a recent Labour Advisory Body session, Minister Yiannis Panayiotou remained tight-lipped about the upcoming announcement on the national minimum wage....

22. Workforce crisis grips Cyprus as 12,000 job vacancies surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/workforce-crisis-grips-cyprus-as-12-000-job-vacancies-surge

In the hotel, catering, and retail sectors, an estimated 12 thousand personnel needs have prompted relevant professional associations to jointly appeal to the Ministry of Labour, seeking simplified procedures for hiring staff from third countries....

23. Russian authorities tighten grip, mandate passport surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-authorities-tighten-grip-mandate-passport-surrender

In a recent government decree effective Monday, Russians subjected to travel bans must hand over their passports to authorities within five days of notification. ...

24. Employers positive on minimum wage adjustment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employers-positive-on-minimum-wage-adjustment

Employers express positivity towards a potential partial adjustment of the minimum wage in discussions led by OEB's General Director, Michalis Antoniou....

25. Zero VAT on meat and vegetable from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-zero-vat-on-meat-and-vegetable-from-today

As of December 1, the zero VAT rate on meat and vegetables, categorized under specific customs tariff codes, has come into effect in Cyprus....

26. Ministry fails to convene meeting on halloumi issue since October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-fails-to-convene-meeting-on-halloumi-issue-since-october

Since the end of October, there has been a lack of action from the Ministry of Agriculture regarding the halloumi issue, despite assurances given during a parliamentary meeting. ...

27. House plenary votes on teleworking bill, what's at stake?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-plenary-votes-on-teleworking-bill-what-s-at-stake

In a decisive move, the House plenary convened this afternoon to cast their votes on a groundbreaking teleworking bill, aiming to establish a robust framework for regulating working conditions in the evolving landscape of remote employment....

28. Minister unleashes 4% boost for retirees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-unleashes-4-boost-for-retirees

In a significant move to enhance the well-being of pensioners, Labor and Social Insurance Minister Yiannis Panayiotou declared a nearly 4% increase in basic pensions for the upcoming year....

29. Ministries unite to transform halloumi industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-unite-to-transform-halloumi-industry

There is a need for order, mainly regarding the conduct of inspections but also other issues related to the production and distribution of halloumi cheese, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Agriculture are trying, with George Papanastasiou and Petros Xenofontos agreeing that the management of all issues concerning the product, should be transferred to one and only ministry. And this was deemed necessary, since halloumi is now a protected designation of origin....

30. A cheesy dilemma as Halloumi faces new market challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-cheesy-dilemma-as-halloumi-faces-new-market-challenges

Amid renewed discussions on the PDO halloumi milk quota, a fresh challenge has emerged for producers and the competitiveness of the product. The market now sees products labeled as ''grilled cheese,''...

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