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1. Cyprus surges in high-speed internet and tech jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-surges-in-high-speed-internet-and-tech-jobs

Cyprus is making notable progress in its digital transformation, with coverage of very high capacity networks (VHCN) reaching 77.1% in 2023, a 28.5% increase from the previous year, according to the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy....

2. Cyprus ranks among top innovators in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-ranks-among-top-innovators-in-europe

Among the best-performing countries in terms of innovation between 2023 and 2024 is Cyprus, according to the latest European Commission data....

3. Cyprus Shipping Chamber marks 35 years with annual election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shipping-chamber-marks-35-years-with-annual-election

The Cyprus Chamber of Shipping commemorated its 35th anniversary today with its annual election meeting in Limassol. ...

4. Hadjimanoli: ''We hope to expand into the Asian market''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjimanoli-we-hope-to-expand-into-the-asian-market

Marina Hadjimanoli stepped into her role as Deputy Minister of Shipping amidst a period of upheaval, with the shipping sector grappling with various challenges including geopolitical conflicts and safeguarding supply chains against potential terrorist threats targeting merchant vessels....

5. Global talent crisis: Desire for international experience skyrockets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/global-talent-crisis-desire-for-international-experience-skyrockets

EY survey shows 75% of employers do not have fully developed mobility functions vital for meeting modern business and talent demands....

6. Fortifying digital banks and battling cyber threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fortifying-digital-banks-and-battling-cyber-threats

The period we are going through raises serious concerns about the security of critical digital infrastructures. Among these, the most significant are those of banks, and in this direction...

7. Eurobank Cyprus reports €199.4M profits in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eurobank-cyprus-reports-€199-4m-profits-in-2023

Eurobank Cyprus unveiled its financial results for 2023, boasting a profit of €199.4 million, marking a significant increase of €105.1 million or 111% compared to 2022. ...

8. Australia and Cyprus embrace renewable energy collaboration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-and-cyprus-embrace-renewable-energy-collaboration

In a recent interview with GOLD magazine, Fiona McKergow, the Australian High Commissioner to Cyprus, sheds light on the burgeoning connections between the two nations....

9. Pillar two readiness and technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pillar-two-readiness-and-technology

As per our previous publications and alerts, we had the opportunity to communicate a significant development - the introduction of BEPS 2.0 Pillar Two or Global Minimum Tax. The European Union unanimously adopted a directive in December 2022 (the ''Minimum Tax Directive''). ...

10. Digital Citizen initiative for streamlined services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-digital-citizen-app-faces-glitches

President Nikos Christodoulides announced a series of policy actions aimed at improving citizens' daily lives and enhancing their overall quality of life, alongside legislative and other initiatives geared towards modernizing state structures and institutions....

11. Cyprus stirs controversy with Sweden in heritage pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stirs-controversy-with-sweden-in-heritage-pact

In a historic move, the Technological University of Cyprus (TEPAK) and Sweden's State Museums, represented by Ann Follin from Medelhavsmuseet, have formally inked a Collaboration Agreement....

12. Construction: Say farewell to building permits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-say-farewell-to-building-permits

In a groundbreaking move to simplify the development control system, Cyprus is set to abolish urban and building permits for small-scale projects....

13. Government takes bold steps to speed up construction approvals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-bold-steps-to-speed-up-construction-approvals

The Ministry of Interior in Cyprus is on a mission to simplify the development control system by implementing a comprehensive package of 22 measures in collaboration with the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (CSTC). ...

14. Themis Themistocleous signals potential 2024 interest rate cut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/themis-themistocles-signals-potential-2024-interest-rate-cut

In their ''Year Ahead 2024'' forecast, analysts at Swiss financial giant UBS anticipate a slowdown in the strength of the US economy throughout 2023. ...

15. Is the digital Euro the ECB's game-changer or a banks' ally?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/is-the-digital-euro-the-ecb-s-game-changer-or-a-banks-ally

The digital euro would not be a threat to the role of banks as financial intermediaries, Constantinos Herodotou, Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) and ECB Governing Council member, has said, stressing that the digital euro will be issued and guaranteed by the ECB and not at the level of the member state....

16. HIV patients denied care, forced to halt medication

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-patients-denied-care-forced-to-halt-medication

In 2023, although HIV is no longer contagious, HIV-positive patients in Cyprus continue to face marginalization and social exclusion when taking medication....

17. PPC becomes new owner of ''Kotsovolos'' in €200 million deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ppc-becomes-new-owner-of-kotsovolos-in-€200-million-deal

In a significant development, PPC, the Greek energy company, has emerged as the new owner of the popular retail brand "Kotsovolos." This transition was facilitated through a deal with the British group Currys, valuing the acquisition at €200 million, entirely free from loans and lease obligations....

18. Piki shares the government's tech-powered 6-year plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/piki-shares-the-government-s-tech-powered-6-year-plan

The government is ramping up the execution of a series of projects, bolstering resources and expertise in collaboration with the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy, according to Irene Piki, Deputy Minister to the president....

19. Interior Ministry wants to eliminate permits for small developments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-wants-to-eliminate-permits-for-small-developments

The Ministry of Interior has introduced a comprehensive plan featuring 22 measures aimed at simplifying and expediting the examination of planning applications....

20. President vows to improve shipping registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-vows-to-improve-shipping-registry

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, reaffirmed the government’s dedication to enhancing the services provided by the Cypriot Shipping Registry, while addressing on Monday evening a dinner hosted at the Presidential Palace on the occasion of the "Cyprus Shipping 2023" International Conference....

21. 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....

22. US anti-corruption chief shines spotlight on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-anti-corruption-chief-shines-spotlight-on-cyprus

Richard Nephew, the Coordinator on Global Anti-Corruption at the US State Department, emphasized the severe consequences of corruption on economies and international investments during his visit to Cyprus....

23. KEPA's free workshops to lead the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kepa-s-free-workshops-to-lead-the-way

In an era dominated by digital advancements, the Center for Productivity (KEPA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance and the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy, is set to launch an array of free training programs aimed at enhancing digital skills across all age groups....

24. EU Commission proposes digital euro as cash alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-proposes-digital-euro-as-cash-alternative

Digital currencies have grown in popularity. Unlike bitcoin, the digital euro would be a central bank digital currency (CBDC), essentially, electronic cash. ...

25. Porsche Cyprus celebrates the Grand Opening of the new corporate architecture concept ''Destination Porsche'', in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/porsche-cyprus-celebrates-the-grand-opening-of-the-new-corporate-architecture-concept-destination-porsche-in-limassol

It is the fourth Porsche Centre under the new retail ''Destination Porsche'' concept in the Central and Eastern Europe region and amongst first in the world. ...

26. Expanding Profitability and Strengthening Capital Position

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/expanding-profitability-and-strengthening-capital-position

Group Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2022...

27. EC proposes major reforms to create single market for medicines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-proposes-major-reforms-to-create-single-market-for-medicines

The European Commission has proposed a new single market for medicines in the European Union (EU) to create an attractive and innovation-friendly environment for the research, development, and production of medicines....

28. 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....

29. EU's digital travel document plan faces backlash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-digital-travel-document-plan-faces-backlash

The Commission of the European Union has officially launched a public consultation on the digitalization of travel documents and facilitation of travel, which requires EU citizens to share their opinions on the matter....

30. Cabinet approves subsidies to fund digital business upgrades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-subsidies-to-fund-digital-business-upgrades

At today's Cabinet meeting, the Grant Scheme for "Digital Upgrading of Enterprises" was approved. This project is part of Cyprus's Recovery and Resilience Plan (RSP) for the years 2021-2026, and it will be funded by the European Union's (EU) Recovery and Resilience Mechanism (RRM)....

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