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61. US-led naval coalition forms to protect Red Sea shipping routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-led-naval-coalition-forms-to-protect-red-sea-shipping-routes

In response to a surge in attacks by Iran-backed Houthi rebels on commercial shipping, the United States, along with more than half a dozen allies, has launched Operation Prosperity Guardian, a reinforced naval task force in the Red Sea, according to a report in the Financial Times....

62. Major shipping firms redirect routes as Red Sea attacks intensify

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-shipping-firms-redirect-routes-as-red-sea-attacks-intensify

In a significant move with potential global repercussions, major shipping companies, including MSC, Maersk, and Hapag-Lloyd, opt to steer clear of the Red Sea route....

63. Allegations of forced population shift amidst Gaza offensive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/allegations-of-forced-population-shift-amidst-gaza-offensive

In a recent development, an Israeli government spokesperson, Eylon Levy, vehemently denied what he termed as ''outrageous and false'' allegations....

64. ''The path to fighting inflation is difficult''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-path-to-fighting-inflation-is-difficult

In an insightful dialogue about the economic landscape, Joachim Nagel, a prominent figure in the financial realm and a member of the ECB Governing Council, shares his perspectives on inflation, interest rates, and the challenges facing the European economy....

65. Bill Gates predicts a 3.5-day work week with AI

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-gates-predicts-a-3-5-day-work-week-with-ai

In a recent podcast, Bill Gates countered job loss concerns due to artificial intelligence, suggesting it might lead to a more relaxed work schedule....

66. Cyprus' robust 11.8% surge in household spending defies EU norms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-robust-11-8-surge-in-household-spending-defies-eu-norms

In 2022, Cyprus experienced a notable 11.8% increase in household final consumption expenditure compared to the previous year, surpassing the EU's overall growth of 4.7%, as reported by Eurostat. ...

67. Consumers asked to roll with it as toilet paper surges and fresh fish takes a dive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consumers-asked-to-roll-with-it-as-toilet-paper-surges-and-fresh-fish-takes-a-dive

In October, the cost of toilet paper surged by 17.4% compared to September, while fresh fish prices experienced a corresponding decrease of 17.4%, as per the Consumer Protection Agency's Consumer Price Watch report. ...

68. Cyprus advances humanitarian corridor to Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-advances-humanitarian-corridor-to-gaza-seeks-israeli-collaboration

The Republic of Cyprus remains committed to establishing a maritime humanitarian corridor for delivering aid to Gaza, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos....

69. Cyprus trade deficit swells as imports surge in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-trade-deficit-swells-as-imports-surge-in-2023

Cyprus faces a growing trade deficit, reaching €6,490.8 million in January-September 2023, a €685.1 million increase from the same period in 2022, reports the Statistical Service of Cyprus. Total imports surged by 12.7% to €9,756.5 million, with exports rising by 14.6% to €3,265.7 million during the same period....

70. Annual inflation drops to 3.3% in October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/annual-inflation-drops-to-3-3-in-october

Annual inflation in Cyprus is projected to decrease to 3.3% in October 2023, a drop from 4.3% in September, as per preliminary estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical agency of the European Union....

71. 5,000-year-old wine discovered in Queen's resting place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-000-year-old-wine-discovered-in-queen-s-resting-place

Sealed jars of wine from 5,000 years ago have been uncovered amongst the grave goods found in an Egyptian Queen’s tomb....

72. Cyprus tops EU in export growth with 55.2% surge in August 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tops-eu-in-export-growth-with-55-2-surge-in-august-2023

Cyprus has taken the spotlight as the European Union's top performer in export growth, with a remarkable 55.2% surge in exports during August 2023 compared to the same period in 2022, according to Eurostat, the EU's statistical service....

73. Rising rent costs challenge Cyprus middle-class budgets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-rent-costs-challenge-cyprus-middle-class-budgets

A disconcerting trend is unfolding in Cyprus, where not only are the prices of essential goods on the rise, but rents are also skyrocketing, sparking extensive debates and concerns throughout society according to a report on Philenews....

74. Targeted fuel and heating reductions in government's considerations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/targeted-fuel-and-heating-reductions-in-government-s-considerations

The Cyprus Electricity Authority has announced a 3% increase in electricity prices for upcoming bills. ...

75. E-kalathi takes on soaring fuel and food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/e-kalathi-takes-on-soaring-fuel-and-food-prices

The ongoing debate within the House Commerce Committee regarding the Retail Price Recording and Monitoring Bill has become both tiresome and contentious....

76. California boosts minimum wage for fast food workers to $20 per hour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-boosts-minimum-wage-for-fast-food-workers-to-$20-per-hour

California is raising the minimum wage for fast food workers, marking a hard-won victory for those workers and union organizers....

77. Delta offers $4,000 for flight delays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delta-offers-$4-000-for-flight-delays

Overbooked flights are becoming more and more commonplace as airlines look to maximize capacity and profits. And smart flyers who aren’t in a rush can capitalize on those crowds, sometimes in a big way....

78. How high is too high before tax relief kicks in?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-high-is-too-high-before-tax-relief-kicks-in

Diesel prices have dipped by nine cents per liter at gas stations compared to late August, while unleaded 95-octane petrol is now six cents cheaper....

79. Halloumi exports hit €112 million mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halloumi-exports-hit-€112-million-mark

The demand for halloumi, Cyprus’ renowned cheese, in foreign markets is steadily growing with exports in the first four months of 2023 amounting to €112 million, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Petros Xenofontos has said....

80. Are 'green' products really green? EU takes a stand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-green-products-really-green-eu-takes-a-stand

Have you ever looked at a product that claims to be carbon neutral or environmentally friendly and wondered what the heck that means, specifically? It can be a dodgy marketing practice that induces consumers into buying something that may not be anything of the sort....

81. Ministry on high alert as fuel prices soar globally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ministry-on-high-alert-as-fuel-prices-soar-globally

Constantinos Karagiorgis, Director of the Consumer Protection Service at the Ministry of Commerce, Energy, and Industry, has noted a concerning and continuous rise in fuel prices on the international stage. ...

82. Consumers revolt as rising prices trigger surge in complaints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consumers-revolt-as-rising-prices-trigger-surge-in-complaints

In recent months, the Pancyprian Consumers Association has been inundated with consumer complaints, particularly following the reinstatement of excise duty on fuel and the termination of electricity subsidies. ...

83. Cyprus inflation skyrockets to 3.1% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inflation-skyrockets-to-3-1-in-august

The annual inflation rate in Cyprus saw a rise to 3.1% in August 2023, up from 2.4% in July....

84. Ukraine sparks trade war with legal action over food bans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-sparks-trade-war-with-legal-action-over-food-bans

Ukraine has filed lawsuits to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against Slovakia, Poland and Hungary over their bans on food imports from Kyiv. ...

85. Retail trickery? Price hikes before zero VAT stun consumers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/retail-trickery-price-hikes-before-zero-vat-stun-consumers

A recent study by the Cyprus Consumers Association (CCA) has revealed that prices for various essential goods saw artificial increases in the days leading up to the implementation of the zero VAT rate. ...

86. Woman arrested in supermarket theft case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-in-supermarket-theft-case

Police have detained a 46-year-old woman in connection with an ongoing supermarket theft investigation. The arrest was made following an incident at a supermarket in Kato Paphos on September 15, 2023, at approximately 5:30 PM, ...

87. Government cuts interest income rates from 30% to 17%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-cuts-interest-income-rates-from-30-to-17

The Cyprus government decided to slash taxation on interest income from 30% to 17%, Finance Minister Makis Keravnos said on Wednesday, noting that banks should follow suit in boosting income for depositors. ...

88. Government extends zero VAT on essentials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-zero-vat-on-essentials

The government has decided to extend the application of the zero VAT rate on essential goods for another six months, with Finance Minister Makis Keraynos announcing the addition of coffee and sugar to the list of exempted products....

89. Lamb and goat prices jump 29% in a month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lamb-and-goat-prices-jump-29-in-a-month

Once again, our door is greeted with a knock of concern as food prices continue to rise, placing financial strain on the daily lives of many consumers. ...

90. Chlorakas Council concerned over young jihadists infiltrating Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chlorakas-council-concerned-over-young-jihadists-infiltrating-paphos

In a recent letter addressed to the chairman and members of the House Standing Committee on Internal Affairs, the Chlorakas Community Council voiced concerns about the alleged influx of young jihadists in the Pafos area....

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