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1. The 8,000 euro electric car is coming to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-8-000-euro-electric-car-is-coming-to-europe

BYD is preparing to launch the new Seagull electric city car, which will offer a range of 300 km and a plethora of features in addition to an affordable price of around 8,000 euros, depending on the exchange rate....

2. After halloumi, now the potato patent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-halloumi-now-the-potato-patent

Another product is being registered by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment. This is the red potato, the country's second most important agricultural product, ...

3. The new president and finance minister will face new challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-new-president-and-finance-minister-will-face-new-challenges

We are only a few days away from voting for the new President of the Republic. ...

4. Cyprus plays leading role in natural disaster research in the South Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plays-leading-role-in-natural-disaster-research-in-the-south-med

Today, a strategic project of particular significance for Cyprus was officially launched at the CERIDES Centre of Excellence of the European University Cyprus in the presence of Environment Commissioner Clelia Vassiliou. ...

5. Cyprus ranks high in use of electronic cigarettes and hookahs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-high-in-use-of-electronic-cigarettes-and-hookahs

The Cyprus National Addictions Authority (CNAA) participates in a European citizen's initiative for a smoke-free environment and the first European smoke-free generation by 2030, CNAA President, Dr. Christos Mina announced, during a press conference, on Monday....

6. Cyprus' use of renewable sources for electricity rising, despite slow progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-use-of-renewable-sources-for-electricity-rising-despite-slow-progress

Despite slow progress, Cyprus still ranks fifth from last in the use of renewable energy sources for electricity....

7. Anastasiades inaugurates gas terminal in Vasiliko

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-inaugurates-gas-terminal-in-vasiliko

Today marks a historic milestone for the Larnaka region, President Nicos Anastasiades said, during the inauguration of the gas terminal of the VLPG consortium in the Vasiliko area....

8. Terracotta roof tiles that act as invisible solar panels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terracotta-roof-tiles-that-act-as-invisible-solar-panels

In the historic Italian city of Vicenza, Veneto, a typically-Italian family business of artisans is handmaking not-so-typical solar panels....

9. Greece at the forefront of cutting-edge photovoltaics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-at-the-forefront-of-cutting-edge-photovoltaics

The world’s first factory to produce the new third-generation photovoltaics, which can deliver electricity from almost anywhere the sun shines, will be created in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, as part of a major European project....

10. Limassol could still have another 8,000 apartments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-could-still-have-another-8-000-apartments

As the demand for real estate in city centers has increased in recent years, Ask Wire's research identifies many parcels of land in the central areas of Cypriot cities that are either underutilized or only partially utilized. ...

11. The demand for new homes is dwindling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-demand-for-new-homes-is-dwindling

The large investments and development projects mentioned by Minister of Transport and Works Yannis Karousos in his ministry's recent project presentation may have kept the construction and real estate sector afloat until 2022, but the industry still faces challenges....

12. Banks are revising lending rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/banks-are-revising-lending-rates

Cypriot banks are preparing new loan rates in an effort to redesign the pricing of loans. In the first half of 2023, Cypriot banks will see significant changes in the pricing of new loans, accompanied by increases in interest rates, ...

13. Early data point to large gas deposits off Crete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/early-data-point-to-large-gas-deposits-off-crete

Seismic data obtained so far by the Sanco Swift, the Norwegian exploration vessel leased by ExxonMobil, southwest of the island of Crete, allegedly point to the existence of large natural gas deposits in the area...

14. Airlines to oppose France's ban on short-haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-to-oppose-france-s-ban-on-short-haul-flights

French and European airlines plan to invoke their rights to freedom of movement in protest to the environmental restrictions on short-haul flights, which France has partially banned and Brussels has approved in December....

15. Kousios: Work accidents decreased by 7%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kousios-work-accidents-decreased-by-7

Through the policies implemented and through specific measures, we have managed in recent years to have a continuous decrease in work accidents, said the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Kyriakos Koushos, on Tuesday, noting that "this year the decrease is estimated to be around 7%."...

16. Fake news vs reliable content

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fake-news-vs-reliable-content

The media's fragmentation of journalism and deconstruction of information is nothing new....

17. No more Fridays. 4-day work week on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-fridays-4-day-work-week-on-the-rise

The results are in: It's time for your company to stop working on Fridays (or Mondays)....

18. More tourists embarking on sustainable travel this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-tourists-embarking-on-sustainable-travel-this-year

A new report from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Trip.com Group has revealed that 69 percent of travelers are actively seeking sustainable travel options for 2023....

19. The red warning from the beaches of Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-red-warning-from-the-beaches-of-protaras

First and foremost, let me state that I am not an environmental expert. As an active citizen, I am recording my concerns about the changes brought about by climate change...

20. In a first for Cyprus, a €21.000 fine was imposed for bird poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-for-cyprus-a-€21-000-fine-was-imposed-for-bird-poisoning

For the first time in Cyprus, a €21,000 fine has been imposed for using poisoned bait to kill wild birds....

21. Herodotou calls for increased vigilance to avert private debt defaults

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/herodotou-calls-for-increased-vigilance-to-avert-private-debt-defaults

Constantinos Herodotou, Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) called for the preservation of fiscal space, as the economic prospects are deteriorating due to Russia’s war in Ukraine....

22. Cyprus aims for higher targets in green energy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aims-for-higher-targets-in-green-energy

In 2022, renewable energy sources now make up a larger percentage of total energy consumption. ...

23. Electric charging points in Nicosia unveiled today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/electric-charging-points-in-nicosia-unveiled-today

The promotion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure will create the green and sustainable cities and communities of tomorrow said the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos,...

24. Kadis: 'Akamas local plan to be implemented before the elections'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kadis-akamas-local-plan-to-be-implemented-before-the-elections

Today's Council of Ministers meeting will address the local plan for Akamas. An issue that remains a source of contention between the Ministries of Interior and Agriculture,...

25. Cyprus Banks: Vulnerabilities remain despite progress, says SSM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-banks-vulnerabilities-remain-despite-progress-says-ssm

Cypriot banks have made progress, according to a report by the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), but there are still many issues. ...

26. EU: Increase of hazardous waste disposal since 2004

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-increase-of-hazardous-waste-disposal-since-2004

Despite EU action to reduce its waste output, the amount of hazardous waste generated in the European Union has continued to increase since 2004 according to the findings of a review published by the European Court of Auditors....

27. The country's digitization and other stories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-country-s-digitization-and-other-stories

We heard a lot and very little during this election. Lots of one-liners, 'cockfighting', insults, and histrionics. Nothing was said regarding the substance. ...

28. Pyrgos dig reveals industrial plant dating back to 2350 BC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyrgos-dig-reveals-industrial-plant-dating-back-to-2350-bc

From 2350 BC to 1850 BC, the Greek population of Pyrgos in Cyprus had a very important industrial building of about 4000 m2, where not only copper but also olive oil, perfume, medicines, textiles, paints, and wine were processed....

29. More mergers and acquisitions needed to bolster competitiveness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/more-mergers-and-acquisitions-needed-to-bolster-competitiveness

Cyprus Economy and Competitiveness Council proposed the encouragement of acquisitions and mergers of Cyprus' companies in order to improve their competitiveness....

30. How do we assimilate immigrant children into our educational system?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/how-do-we-assimilate-immigrant-children-into-our-educational-system

As our great George Seferis would say, let's speak plainly. Today, in practice, how do we welcome a child who, for a variety of reasons, finds himself in a classroom where no one, or almost no one, speaks the same language as him, ...

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