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1. Turn your land or roof into income and help combat climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turn-your-land-or-roof-into-income-and-help-combat-climate-change

As the world grapples with the intensifying effects of climate change, marked by record-breaking temperatures from June 2023 onwards, the call to shift towards sustainable practices has never been more urgent....

2. First Lady leads initiative to provide financial aid for students in need

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-leads-initiative-to-provide-financial-aid-for-students-in-need

The Independent Social Support Body, chaired by First Lady Philippa Karcera Christodoulides, has announced a supplementary application process for student assistance for the 2023-2024 academic year. ...

3. Ministry plans alternative education for juvenile delinquents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-plans-alternative-education-for-juvenile-delinquents

Concerns over youth delinquency have prompted Cyprus's Ministry of Education to develop a targeted plan for an alternative education program aimed at juvenile offenders....

4. AKEL MP calls for probe into First Lady's social support fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-mp-calls-for-probe-into-first-lady-s-social-support-fund

AKEL MP Christos Christofides has called upon the Auditor General to investigate the management of the Independent Social Support Body overseen by Philippa Karseras, the First Lady....

5. Over 7,000 candidates vie for 3,227 seats in June 9 polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-7-000-candidates-vie-for-3-227-seats-in-june-9-polls

In preparation for the June 9, 2024 elections in Cyprus, Chief Returning Officer Dr. Elikkos Elia announced on Tuesday a significant level of candidate interest and voter eligibility. ...

6. €17 million worth of grants for big businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/€17-million-worth-of-grants-for-big-businesses

The EU's Recovery and Resilience Plan is charging ahead, with the Department of Energy, Trade, and Industry (DTI) launching a call for applications under the 'Grant Scheme for the Energy Upgrading and Competitiveness of Large Enterprises'....

7. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

8. 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. ...

9. Cyprus suspends asylum applications from Syrian migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-asylum-applications-from-syrian-migrants

The Republic of Cyprus has decided to halt the processing of all asylum applications from Syrian migrants, citing provisions within European frameworks for handling increased and emergency migration flows....

10. EC approves interest subsidy scheme for housing loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-approves-interest-subsidy-scheme-for-housing-loans

In a significant development, the European Commission's DG Competition has approved an interest subsidy scheme aimed at housing loans in Cyprus....

11. Cyprus faces €40M setback in smart meter implementation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-€40m-setback-in-smart-meter-implementation

A €40 million allocation from the Recovery and Resilience Fund, earmarked for the purchase and installation of smart meters, is in jeopardy due to tight timetables....

12. Transgender athletes shake up women's volleyball game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-athletes-shake-up-women-s-volleyball-game

In a surprising turn of events, a women's college volleyball match in Canada witnessed the participation of five transgender athletes, igniting a heated debate on fairness and safety in sports....

13. Government's 'Photovoltaics for All' plan sparks debate on eligibility and funding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-photovoltaics-for-all-plan-sparks-debate-on-eligibility-and-funding

The Government Grant Scheme for transitioning citizens to renewable energy sources and promoting energy-saving initiatives in homes for the period 2024-2025 is currently open for public consultation until January 19, 2024. ...

14. Critical battle looms as Parliament debates foreclosure legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critical-battle-looms-as-parliament-debates-foreclosure-legislation

Background consultations are in progress to prepare amendments to the legislative package on divestments, set for submission to the Parliament Plenary on Friday for a vote....

15. Mortgage-to-Rent scheme sparks overwhelming interest as call centers inundated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mortgage-to-rent-scheme-sparks-overwhelming-interest-as-call-centers-inundated

In a significant response to the newly launched 'Mortgage to Rent' Scheme by the implementing agency, KEDIPES, the service center has been inundated with hundreds of calls since the official commencement of the initiative today....

16. KEDIPES introduces 'Rent-to-Own' scheme for vulnerable households

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kedipes-introduces-rent-to-own-scheme-for-vulnerable-households

Starting December 4, the government, in collaboration with KEDIPES, opens applications for the innovative "rent for hire-purchase" scheme. This initiative aims to fully settle loans secured on the main residences of vulnerable households, offering a lifeline to those facing financial challenges....

17. The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is your passport to health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-european-health-insurance-card-ehic-is-your-passport-to-health

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a valuable resource for European citizens, providing access to essential healthcare services during temporary stays in 27 European Union (EU) countries. ...

18. EuroAsia interconnector loan denied by European Investment Bank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/euroasia-interconnector-loan-denied-by-european-investment-bank

The European Investment Bank will not approve a loan for financing the electricity interconnection project between Cyprus, Greece, and Israel through the EuroAsia Interconnector, as confirmed by a representative from the EIB in an interview with "K" magazine....

19. DAAS-AI: Digital Agenda Alpha Stage AI start-up competition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daas-ai-digital-agenda-alpha-stage-ai-start-up-competition

The Digital Agenda introduces the Alpha Stage Start-ups Innovation Platform, where startups and innovation teams have the opportunity to participate in the Digital Agenda Alpha Stage Artificial Intelligence Competition, known as DAAS-AI, ...

20. Relief for vulnerable households with non-performing loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relief-for-vulnerable-households-with-non-performing-loans

The ''Rent vs Instalment Scheme'' was approved by the Council of Ministers today, as announced by Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis following the conclusion of the Council. The European Commission's Directorate General for Competition also granted approval on July 6....

21. $280B lost in fraud and mismanagement of US Covid relief aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/$280b-lost-in-fraud-and-mismanagement-of-us-covid-relief-aid

A recent investigation conducted by the Associated Press has exposed a rampant wave of fraud and mismanagement in the distribution of federal COVID-19 relief aid in the United States....

22. Investors flock to 'green' bonds as a secure investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investors-flock-to-green-bonds-as-a-secure-investment

23. 1,300 loan applications submitted for Oikia scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-300-loan-applications-submitted-for-oikia-scheme

Applications for 1,318 potentially eligible loans involving a total amount of €131.1 million were submitted under the Oikia scheme, which is a loan management plan with government funds granted under Government Housing Plans....

24. Road tax deadline looms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/road-tax-deadline-looms

There are only a few days left until the deadline for renewing registration licenses and, as a result, drivers who fail to renew will face a charge or even a fine if they are caught by the police....

25. Shipping tycoon wants to transfer biz to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shipping-tycoon-wants-to-transfer-biz-to-cyprus

A Norwegian-born Cypriot billionaire wants to move his shipping company to Cyprus to reap benefits, including an EU-approved tonnage tax regime available only to tax residents of the island, which is scrambling to keep its industry afloat amid sanctions against Russia...

26. Stakes are high as Cyprus seeks new archbishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stakes-are-high-as-cyprus-seeks-new-archbishop

The Holy Synod in Cyprus is gearing up for high-stakes elections after Archbishop Chrysostomos was laid to rest on Saturday, following a funeral service officiated by Ukraine-backer Bartholomew whose historic trip from Istanbul foreshadows a colossal dilemma of epic consequences for the island and the orthodox world at large...

27. 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....

28. The embargo has its own history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-embargo-has-its-own-history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history and is linked to the embargo imposed on Turkey after its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. ...

29. Seniors in Cyprus remain skeptical of fourth shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seniors-in-cyprus-remain-skeptical-of-fourth-shot

A spectacularly small number of people over 60 got their fourth COVID jab so far in the Republic of Cyprus, with the health ministry contemplating to lower the age threshold at a time while medical experts advocating for the vaccine are jumping ship on the immunity debate...

30. Transgender women banned from competing in women’s events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transgender-women-banned-from-competing-in-women-s-events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday....

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