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1. EU countries approve energy windfall levies, turn to gas price cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-countries-approve-energy-windfall-levies-turn-to-gas-price-cap

European Union countries agreed on Friday to impose emergency levies on energy firms’ windfall profits and began talks on their next move to tackle Europe’s energy crunch – possibly a bloc-wide gas price cap....

2. Cyprus wants EU exemption from energy cutback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-eu-exemption-from-energy-cutback

Cyprus is gearing up to request on Friday an exemption from EU measures that would call on member states to reduce their energy demand as well as cap company profits from Russian oil...

3. Finance Minister calls for prudency to safeguard economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-prudency-to-safeguard-economy

Cypriot Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides, stressed on Wednesday evening the need to be “even more careful” with the fiscal discipline in the new challenging era, while Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou referred to the risk of new NPLs due to the challenging economic conditions....

4. Why EVs are a flop in Cyprus … so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-evs-are-a-flop-in-cyprus-…-so-far

It's only a 150-kilometer drive across Cyprus; well below how far an average electric vehicle can drive on a single charge. Range anxiety — a major barrier in the shift to EVs — shouldn't be a thing....

5. Reduced excise tax on fuel extended until mid-January

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-excise-tax-on-fuel-extended-until-mid-january

The Cyprus government extended the reduced excise duties on fuel until 15 January 2023 on Friday, in a bid to alleviate the effects of soaring inflation fuelled by the war in Ukraine, with the Finance Minister calling on Households and businesses to save energy as fiscal measures cannot tackle the problem of price hikes in its entirety....

6. Europe's vegetable farmers warn of shortages as energy crisis bites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-vegetable-farmers-warn-of-shortages-as-energy-crisis-bites

Emmanuel Lefebvre produces thousands of tonnes of endives on his farm in northern France annually, but this year he may abandon his crop because of the crippling energy costs required to freeze the harvested bulbs....

7. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

8. Inflation still high but slowed to 9.6% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-still-high-but-slowed-to-9-6-in-august

Harmonized inflation rose at a slower pace than in the previous month in August 2022, recording an increase of 9.6%, compared with August last year....

9. EC to force energy companies to share their profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-to-force-energy-companies-to-share-their-profits

The European Commission plans to raise more than €140 billion to relieve consumers from soaring energy prices, according to Reuters, by "taking a chunk of the revenue from low-cost electricity producers and forcing fossil fuel companies to share their huge profits. ...

10. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

11. €19m funding for photovoltaics in National Guard camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€19m-funding-for-photovoltaics-in-national-guard-camps

Cyprus Ministry of Defence has secured, through EU structural funds and in particular the Thalia Programme, €19 million to fund the installation of photovoltaic systems in National Guard camps, ...

12. EU plans to cap gas prices risking cutoff from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-plans-to-cap-gas-prices-risking-cutoff-from-russia

The European Union proposed a price cap on Russian gas on Wednesday hours after President Vladimir Putin threatened to halt all supplies if they took such a step, raising the risk of rationing in some of the world’s richest countries this winter....

13. Liz Truss to freeze energy bills for households

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/liz-truss-to-freeze-energy-bills-for-households

British Prime Minister Liz Truss plans to freeze household energy bills at their current level for this winter and the next, paid for by government-backed loans to energy suppliers, the BBC reported Tuesday....

14. Cheaper electricity in September - How much will you pay?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cheaper-electricity-in-september-how-much-will-you-pay

The issue of electricity pricing is at the top of every household's agenda, especially with galloping inflation and the increase in fuel prices, making it a big hurdle for many. Despite this, things seem to be encouraging as far as September is concerned as bill pricing is expected to be reduced....

15. Metsola: 'Europe's bloc is made stronger by the discovery of so much natural gas in your country'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/metsola-europe-s-bloc-is-made-stronger-by-the-discovery-of-so-much-natural-gas-in-your-country

In anticipation of Roberta Metsola's visit to Cyprus on September 9th, Kathimerini's George Kakouris sits down with the European Parliament President and gets her take on the Cyprus problem, recently discovered natural gas reserves and the issue behind Cyprus' "golden passport" scandal....

16. Inflation hits 8.9% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-hits-8-9-in-august

Inflation in August 2022 increased by 8.9% in Cyprus, according to data published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Friday. The Consumer Price Index decreased by 0.29 units and reached 113.34 units, compared to 113.63 units in July 2022, with the drop in petroleum product prices being mainly responsible for the decrease....

17. Landlords arrested after attack video goes viral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/landlords-arrested-after-attack-video-goes-viral

An elderly couple has been arrested in Limassol after their tenant told police they assaulted her, while a video of the attack appeared on social media along with reports of a rental dispute...

18. Photovoltaic systems are increasing in popularity in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photovoltaic-systems-are-increasing-in-popularity-in-cyprus

With inflated electricity prices hitting households and businesses, the installation of photovoltaic systems, or solar panels, comes as an attractive solution for more and more consumers....

19. EU mulls cap on electricity prices as costs soar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-cap-on-electricity-prices-as-costs-soar

The Czech presidency of the European Union has called for an emergency meeting of the bloc’s energy ministers to consider measures of dealing with the energy crisis, including imposing a ceiling on the price of electricity....

20. Turkey's stance undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and the wider region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-stance-undermines-prospects-for-peace-in-cyprus-and-the-wider-region

Turkey's stance creates deadlock which undermines prospects for peace in Cyprus and in the wider region, said on Sunday the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Interior, Costas Constantinou....

21. EAC: This is how corrections will be made on erroneous accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-this-is-how-corrections-will-be-made-on-erroneous-accounts

Since errors in electricity bills were discovered, the Electricity authority has received thousands of Viber and WhatsApp messages and emails with photos and meter numbers from panicked consumers trying to report the problem on their own bills....

22. Prices of consumer goods and services recorded a 10% annual increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prices-of-consumer-goods-and-services-recorded-a-10-annual-increase

The harmonized consumer price index recorded in July an annual increase of 10.6%....

23. Cyprus maintains low VAT and consumption tax on fuel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-maintains-low-vat-and-consumption-tax-on-fuel

Cyprus maintains a very low VAT rate and lower consumption taxes on fuel compared to Germany and other EU countries, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides notes in a written statement....

24. Fuel a whopping 60% more expensive in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-a-whopping-60-more-expensive-in-2022

Cyprus Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, is in contact with his counterparts in neighboring countries, asking them to supply Cyprus with vaccines for monkeypox, the Minister's Communications Advisοr Konstantinos Athanasiou told CNA....

25. Inflation in Cyprus creeps close to 11% in July

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/inflation-in-cyprus-creeps-close-to-11-in-july

Inflation in July 2022, hit the double-digit mark, recording an increase of 10.9%, with the Consumer Price Index increasing by 1.39 units and reaching 113.63 units compared to 112.24 units in June 2022....

26. EC promoting bi-communal solar energy power plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-promoting-bi-communal-solar-energy-power-plant

The European Commission has been promoting the idea of creating a bi-communal solar power plant that would “contribute to the energy needs of both communities”, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in an interview with the Cyprus News Agency....

27. Cypriot minister lashes out at ‘populist’ lawmakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-lashes-out-at-‘populist-lawmakers

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at lawmakers on Tuesday warning against “dangerous and unrestrained populism” after members snubbed a presidential veto on three crucial pieces of legislation...

28. Greek monuments to go dark in winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-monuments-to-go-dark-in-winter

After this summer, it is highly likely that streets could become a little darker, historical monuments no longer bathed in artificial light throughout the night and households could face periodic outages, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas warns....

29. Cyprus tourism rebounds despite lack of Russian tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-rebounds-despite-lack-of-russian-tourists

Beside sparkling Mediterranean waters at the Cypriot resort town of Ayia Napa, the bars are bouncing with foam dance parties as tourist numbers rebound following two tough years of the pandemic....

30. Russia sending money to Turkey for the $20 Billion Akuyo nuclear plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-sending-money-to-turkey-for-the-$20-billion-akuyo-nuclear-plant

A Russian state-owned company is transferring money to a subsidiary that’s building a $20 billion nuclear power plant on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, alleviating concerns the project could be delayed by war sanctions....

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