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1. Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/labor-shortage-hits-antiparos-island

The small Aegean island of Antiparos is in a fever of preparations for the summer’s tourism miracle. ...

2. U.S. slams Israel's Gaza tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-slams-israel-s-gaza-tactics

In a significant departure from previous stances, Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized Israel's tactics in the Gaza conflict, deeming them ineffective in neutralizing Hamas militants while resulting in significant civilian casualties...

3. 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...

4. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

5. Agreement reached on foreign worker policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-on-foreign-worker-policy

In a significant development, all social partners have come to an agreement regarding the participation of foreign workers in Cyprus' labor market. Labour and Social Partners Minister Yannis Panagiotou announced the breakthrough, highlighting the importance of cooperation among stakeholders in addressing challenges facing the job market....

6. Filipino seafarers return home after surviving Yemen missile attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipino-seafarers-return-home-after-surviving-yemen-missile-attack

Eleven Filipino seafarers finally reached the shores of the Philippines on Tuesday, nearly a week after enduring a harrowing missile attack by Houthi rebels off the coast of Yemen....

7. Labour Minister eyes growth and jobs ahead

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-minister-eyes-growth-and-jobs-ahead

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Yannis Panayiotou, notes a common approach for the development of the economy between the Government and the business community......

8. Cyprus embarks on €8 billion growth spree with major projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-embarks-on-€8-billion-growth-spree-with-major-projects

In a recent press release, the Association of Large Investment Projects affirmed that Cyprus is poised for sustained economic growth, with a portfolio of major projects exceeding €8 billion. ...

9. Unveiling the silent suffering of elder abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unveiling-the-silent-suffering-of-elder-abuse

Two hundred and twenty reports of elderly abuse were received by the Observatory for the Elderly from January to October 2023, as revealed by its chairman, Mr. Dimos Antoniou, in a recent conversation with reporter, Oriana Papantoniou. ...

10. Greek workers toiling longer, earning less

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-workers-toiling-longer-earning-less

Greeks work 41 hours a week, more than any other Europeans, but are paid less. Monthly salaries do not exceed 1,038 euros on average, according to the latest figures compiled by the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA), ...

11. Journalists brave sweltering heatwave across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/journalists-sweltering-heatwave-across-europe

Millions of people in several parts of the world have been experiencing intense heat. ...

12. Police join agent wars over domestic assistants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-join-agent-wars-over-domestic-assistants

Foreign nationals on work visas in the Republic of Cyprus may have immigration documents confiscated at Greek Cypriot checkpoints as they cross into the north, as authorities in the south push for preemptive measures to combat overseas travel at the expense of domestic employers...

13. Cypriot authorities take action against exploitative practices by foreign workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-authorities-take-action-against-exploitative-practices-by-foreign-workers

The long-standing issue of domestic helpers and third-country workers taking advantage of Cypriot employers and authorities through deceitful tactics, with the aim of migrating to other European countries, has prompted the relevant departments of the Republic to implement stringent measures....

14. US hails Cyprus for its efforts in combating human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-hails-cyprus-for-its-efforts-in-combating-human-trafficking

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been recognized for its serious and sustained efforts in combating human trafficking, according to the annual report released by the U.S. State Department. ...

15. IMF says Cyprus untouched by war fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-says-cyprus-untouched-by-war-fallout

The economy of Cyprus is expected to slow to around 2.5% in 2023, reflecting an erosion in household incomes, tighter financial conditions, and delayed impacts from sanctions against Russia, International Monetary Fund forecasts, after the conclusion of the Article IV consultation with Cyprus...

16. Why are food prices so high in Europe?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/why-are-food-prices-so-high-in-europe

It is the most basic of staple food items: sliced white bread. In Britain, the average price of a loaf was 28 percent higher in April, at 1.39 pounds, or $1.72, than it was a year earlier....

17. Germany desperate for migrant workers to fill open positions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-desperate-for-migrant-workers-to-fill-open-positions

A new study carried out by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research has shown that the worker shortage in Germany has reached an all-time high level. ...

18. Generative AI could automate 300mn jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/generative-ai-could-automate-300mn-jobs

According to a report in the Financial Times, Goldman Sachs has found that "generative" AI systems such as ChatGPT could lead to the automation of a quarter of the work done in the US and eurozone....

19. US report: Harsh conditions in Cyprus prisons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-harsh-conditions-in-cyprus-prisons

The US State Department's Human Rights in Cyprus 2022 report highlights significant human rights issues in Cyprus. The report states that there were credible reports of harsh conditions in prisons and detention centers, particularly for asylum seekers....

20. Cyprus scraps online visa appointments after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-online-migration-appointments-after-scandal

Immigration authorities in the Republic of Cyprus scrapped an online appointment platform on Monday after allegations were made public about agents selling available slots to foreigners for profit and causing months of waiting for those who did not shell out the cash...

21. Investigation into understaffing in the tourism industry is imminent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/investigation-into-understaffing in-the-tourism-industry-is-imminent

The start of the summer travel season is anticipated to occur around the end of March or the beginning of April, along with the reopening of hotel facilities that were closed during the winter....

22. Homes are getting harder to find for Ukraine's animals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-are-getting-harder-to-find-for-ukraine-s-animals

LVIV, Ukraine – The first thing you hear after entering the animal sanctuary in Znesinnya Park near the center of Lviv are the dogs. There are scores of them barking and howling, members of a raucous makeshift orchestra sounding out a discordant opera....

23. Many still missing as death toll tops 45,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/many-still-missing-as-death-toll-tops-45-000

More than 45,000 people have been killed in the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria, and the toll is expected to soar with some 264,000 apartments in Turkey destroyed and many still missing as rescue workers listen for signs of life under the rubble....

24. Death toll surpasses 11,000 as Erdogan visits quake ravaged areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-surpasses-11-000-as-erdogan-visits-quake-ravaged-areas

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has visited the region of southern Turkey devastated by this week’s earthquake as the death toll rose above 11,000 and acknowledged that his government faced problems getting aid to victims....

25. Tech companies calling for employee naturalizations after 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tech-companies-calling-for-employee-naturalizations-after-5-years

Following the 2023 Presidential Elections and the resumption of the meetings of the House of Representatives, ICT companies will begin "pushing" for the right to apply for naturalization after 5 years of residence and work in the Republic of Cyprus,...

26. Cyprus' national minimum wage takes effect on first day of 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-national-minimum-wage-takes-effect-on-first-day-of-2023

National Minimum Wage in effect in Cyprus for the first time in January...

27. Finance Ministry: 'Cyprus economy will not enter a recession'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-cyprus-economy-will-not-enter-a-recession

There will be a significant slowdown in economic activity next year, we will be affected by increased energy prices and borrowing costs, but "inflation in Cyprus is being reined in at lower levels" compared to other European member states, ...

28. Blabbermouth cop stirs pot in domestic violence trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blabbermouth-cop-stirs-pot-in-domestic-violence-trial

An unusual arrangement between a police officer and his girlfriend in rural Nicosia, where the separated couple manage a farm together under a restraining order, took a sudden turn when the cop’s claims he had rekindled the relationship fell flat after admitting to an inquisitive judge that he did so by calling her on his mobile phone while in jail...

29. Apple supplier apologizes, offers $1400 payout to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-supplier-apologizes-offers-$1400-payout-to-quell-protests

Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn has offered payouts of Rmb10,000 ($1,400) to newly recruited staff who elect to leave the iPhone factory and vowed to honour pay agreements, in an attempt to quell unrest after workers violently clashed with police....

30. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

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