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1. Cyprus problem overlooked in EU Summit discussions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-problem-overlooked-in-eu-summit-discussions-on-turkey

The EU Council Secretariat has submitted a preliminary set of conclusions ahead of the upcoming Summit on April 17-18, delving into the matter of Turkey......

2. Surge in irregular migrant returns from Cyprus in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-irregular-migrant-returns-from-cyprus-in-2024

Cyprus has seen a significant rise in the number of returns of irregular migrants in 2024 compared to the previous year, attributed to government measures aimed at strengthening the returns sector....

3. Cyprus implements ''Plan B'' to curb surge in Syrian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-implements-plan-b-to-curb-surge-in-syrian-refugees

Cyprus has taken decisive action to manage the increasing flow of Syrian refugees seeking asylum, according to reliable sources. ...

4. Cyprus launches crucial tax reform study, President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-crucial-tax-reform-study-president-says

A study on the level of chargeable income tax is in progress, as part of the wider effort over a tax reform in Cyprus, President Christodoulides said on Thursday afternoon....

5. The CIA's secret plans for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia

The CIA was drafting scenarios for the geographic separation of Greeks and Turks in Cyprus as early as 1964. These plans, ranging from relocating Turkish Cypriots to Turkey to exchanges of populations and territories with Greece...

6. Greece introduces ''talent and tech visas'' for non-EU citizens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-introduces-talent-and-tech-visas-for-non-eu-citizens

Greece is about to introduce more formal incentives for attracting non-European Union citizens, this time based on their talent and expertise, as a means of boosting the country’s supply of skilled staff, which is seriously lagging demand in the high-tech sectors....

7. Employers call for tax reform to spur economic growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employers-call-for-tax-reform-to-spur-economic-growth

Employers are advocating for a comprehensive overhaul of the tax system, proposing significant changes aimed at boosting economic activity and competitiveness. Here's a breakdown of their proposals:...

8. Cyprus maritime sector advances amidst ambitious goals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-maritime-sector-advances-amidst-ambitious-goals

''Without a doubt, we take pride in the achievements of the past 60 years. Our ambition is to set even higher targets and strengthen the competitiveness of Cypriot shipping,...

9. Efforts underway to preserve native Cypriot cattle breed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-preserve-native-cypriot-cattle-breed

A collaborative effort among Cypriot stakeholders aims to revitalize the dwindling population of the native Cypriot cattle breed, which has faced endangerment since the mechanization of agriculture post-1960....

10. Cyprus sees surge in electric vehicle interest, prompts policy review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-surge-in-electric-vehicle-interest-prompts-policy-review

Two months after the launch of Cyprus' electric vehicle subsidy program, public interest is surging, prompting officials to review policy measures....

11. Zero-emission buildings by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zero-emission-buildings-by-2030

In a bid to combat climate change, the European Parliament has approved a plan to make buildings more energy-efficient and eco-friendly. The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive,...

12. Cyprus adopts ''Pay as You Throw'' system to tackle surging municipal waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-pay-as-you-throw-system-to-tackle-surging-municipal-waste

The Statistical Service of Cyprus reveals a 5% surge in municipal solid waste, reaching 615,000 tonnes in 2022. Per capita waste generation stands at 673 kg, ranking Cyprus the 5th highest in the EU. With 77.5% disposed of in landfills, the nation is gearing up for a "Pay as You Throw" (PAYT) system....

13. Cyprus takes the helm in pioneering anchored ship electricity revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-the-helm-in-pioneering-anchored-ship-electricity-revolution

In a pioneering initiative set to transform offshore electricity for anchored ships, Cyprus is taking a leading role in the European BlueBARGE project. ...

14. New incentive plans aim to revive Maronite villages, says President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-incentive-plans-aim-to-revive-maronite-villages-says-president

The government is working on and will soon will announce incentive plans for new families and young couples to resettle in the occupied Maronite villages......

15. Transport Minister unveils €36.5M EV subsidy scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-unveils-€36-5m-ev-subsidy-scheme

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeadis unveiled a new €36.5 million electric vehicle subsidy scheme on Thursday, financed by the EU's Recovery and Resilience Mechanism....

16. Government to receive €1.2B for green transition and resilience plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-receive-€1-2b-for-green-transition-and-resilience-plan

Cyprus is set to receive a total of 1.2 billion euros from the Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP). ...

17. British High Commissioner summoned over comments on Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-summoned-over-comments-on-kathimerini

British High Commissioner to Cyprus Irfan Siddiq was summoned on Tuesday to the Foreign Ministry for a demarche, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA),...

18. CERA proposes reduced electricity increases amidst parliamentary discussion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cera-proposes-reduced-electricity-increases-amidst-parliamentary-discussion

The head of Regulatory Energy Cyprus (Cera), Andreas Poulikkas, briefed the Parliament's Finance Committee on the latest proposals submitted by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) for review. ...

19. Government disputes UK High Commissioner's call for incentives in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-disputes-uk-high-commissioner-s-call-for-incentives-in-cyprus-talks

The Cypriot Government does not accept the position expressed by British High Commissioner Irfan Siddique that the Turkish Cypriots want incentives for the resumption of talks....

20. T/C's want incentives from G/C's to return to talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-s-want-incentives-from-g-c-s-to-return-to-talks

''I personally think there is flexibility in the positions expressed by the Turkish side" says British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, explaining that "they want to have the right to talk about a separate state...''...

21. Town in Croatia sells homes for 13 cents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/town-in-croatia-sells-homes-for-13-cents

In the northern town of Legrad, Croatia, a creative initiative offers homes for as low as 13 cents to attract new residents. Launched in 2018, the program aims to reverse population decline, with already promising results....

22. Women say 'NO' to more babies despite Chinese Government urges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-say-no-to-more-babies-despite-chinese-government-urges

Amid a national emergency, China's Communist Party strives to increase birth rates with incentives like cheaper housing and tax benefits....

23. 78% of gyms in Cyprus operate illegally, posing risks to consumers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/78-of-gyms-in-cyprus-operate-illegally-posing-risks-to-consumers

In a startling revelation, the Pan-Cyprian Association of Gym Owners (PASIGY) disclosed in a press conference on Tuesday that a staggering 78% of private gyms in Cyprus are operating without the necessary licenses....

24. A government on fragile ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-government-on-fragile-ground

In May 2022, Nikos Christodoulides announced his candidacy for the Presidency of the Republic, only to be overshadowed by the revelation of a partially plagiarized speech from Ioannis Kasoulides during the 2008 presidential election....

25. Cyprus tax reform targets green initiatives and economic revitalization

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tax-reform-targets-green-initiatives-and-economic-revitalization

By March 2024, the initial six phases of the tax transformation project commissioned by the Ministry of Finance to the Centre for Economic Research of the University of Cyprus will conclude,...

26. Cyprus housing crisis deepens amid interest rate scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-housing-crisis-deepens-amid-interest-rate-scandal

With current interest rates, the prospect of repaying a mortgage spans nearly fifty years for an average family, turning homeownership into an elusive dream....

27. Minister upset as staff gaps widen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-upset-as-staff-gaps-widen

In its 2023 Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) report, the European Commission identifies major shortages in construction, healthcare, science, technology, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations, spanning high, medium, and low-skilled roles...

28. Lisbon's homes unaffordable as prices hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lisbon-s-homes-unaffordable-as-prices-hit-record-highs

In a dramatic twist, Lisbon finds itself grappling with a housing crisis, ranking second only to Athens in soaring housing costs among major European cities, reports Bloomberg. ...

29. €6M fund faces scrutiny in migrant returns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€6m-fund-faces-scrutiny-in-migrant-returns

A recent evaluation conducted by the Audit Office sheds light on the challenges faced by the Police in detecting and repatriating irregular migrants and asylum seekers....

30. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

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