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1. ECB keeps interest rates steady amid mixed inflation signals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-keeps-interest-rates-steady-amid-mixed-inflation-signals

The European Central Bank decided today to keep its key interest rates unchanged, as anticipated. This means the rates for main refinancing operations, marginal financing, and deposit facilities remain steady at 4.25%, 4.50%, and 3.75%, respectively....

2. Cyprus civil servants to receive pay raises after 15-year freeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-servants-to-receive-pay-raises-after-15-year-freeze

PASYDY, the public sector union, announced its approval of a new agreement with the Ministry of Finance to grant pay raises to civil servants beginning October 1, 2024. The deal was reached during today's Joint Staff Committee meeting....

3. Rising costs of utilities and dining out are hitting home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-costs-of-utilities-and-dining-out-are-hitting-home

The Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) in Cyprus remained steady at 3% in June, according to data released on Wednesday by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat). ...

4. LOT Polish Airlines expand routes to Cyprus for 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lot-polish-airlines-expand-routes-to-cyprus-for-2025

LOT Polish Airlines has announced the resumption of flights to Larnaca Airport, marking a significant return after a two-year hiatus. ...

5. Biden tests positive for COVID-19, shifts duties to Delaware

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-tests-positive-for-covid-19-shifts-duties-to-delaware

President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 while on a trip to Las Vegas, the White House confirmed Wednesday. ...

6. Soaring insurance costs push global shipping rates up 233%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/soaring-insurance-costs-push-global-shipping-rates-up-233

Global trade has faced immense pressure since last October when the war in the Near East erupted following the terrorist attack by the Palestinian group Hamas against Israel. ...

7. Cyprus gears up for a brilliant 42°C summer day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-a-brilliant-summer-day

A yellow warning for extreme maximum temperatures will be in effect today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to the Department of Meteorology....

8. Over 1.65 million visitors mark a 2.4% increase in Cyprus tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/over-1-65-million-visitors-mark-a-2-4-increase-in-cyprus-tourism

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus surged past 1.65 million in the first half of 2024, marking a 2.4% increase from the previous year, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus (CyStat). The influx of visitors in June, the start of the summer season, rose by 5.5% compared to June 2023....

9. Mykonos tourism decline linked to high costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mykonos-tourism-decline-linked-to-high-costs

International air traffic to Mykonos is on a downward trajectory for another year, according to plans for available seats that airlines have for this summer so far....

10. Russian tech professionals flock to Cyprus despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tech-professionals-flock-to-cyprus-despite-sanctions

A recent study by the PACE think tank has underscored the profound transformation of Cyprus' economy amid Western sanctions and the aftermath......

11. Yellow heat warning issued for today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yellow-heat-warning-issued-for-today

The meteorology department has issued a yellow warning for high temperatures, effective from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. today. We're expecting the interior to reach a scorching 41 degrees Celsius....

12. Are we in a real estate bubble?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/are-we-in-a-real-estate-bubble

The real estate market has been steadily rising since 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year of growth in the sector. However, this broad trend has not been without fluctuations, particularly influenced by the economic disruptions of the pandemic era. Monthly analyses of transaction numbers and volumes from this platform illustrate these ups and downs....

13. Wizz Air celebrates 8M passengers milestone at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wizz-air-celebrates-8m-passengers-milestone-at-larnaca-airport

Wizz Air, the most sustainable airline globally*, is delighted to announce a significant milestone at Larnaka International Airport, with the airline reaching 8 million passengers traveling to and from Larnaka International Airport since commencing operations in Cyprus....

14. Cyprus seeks EU support to keep youth in countryside

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-support-to-keep-youth-in-countryside

Cyprus is seeking support from the European Union in its efforts to bring about the demographic regeneration of its rural areas, Minister for Agriculture Maria Panayiotou......

15. Sunny start with afternoon showers possible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sunny-start-with-afternoon-showers-possible

Cyprus is set for a mix of clear skies and some scattered showers today. ...

16. Ukrainian startups build low-cost robot army to combat Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-startups-build-low-cost-robot-army-to-combat-russia

Facing manpower shortages, overwhelming odds, and uneven international assistance, Ukraine is looking to an unlikely source for a strategic edge against......

17. UN project boosts water access for Cyprus wildlife in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-project-boosts-water-access-for-cyprus-wildlife-in-buffer-zone

It's impossible not to be moved by the climate and wildlife of Cyprus, particularly in dry regions like the buffer zone, abandoned since the Turkish invasion of 1974....

18. Sunny skies with a chance of showers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sunny-skies-with-a-chance-of-showers

Cyprus will enjoy mostly sunny weather today, though clouds will develop gradually, bringing a chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms, especially in the mountains and some interior regions after noon....

19. Cyprus surges in high-speed internet and tech jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-surges-in-high-speed-internet-and-tech-jobs

Cyprus is making notable progress in its digital transformation, with coverage of very high capacity networks (VHCN) reaching 77.1% in 2023, a 28.5% increase from the previous year, according to the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy....

20. Cyprus sees less road violations as traffic cam system grows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-less-road-violations-as-traffic-cam-system-grow

The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works has reported a gradual decline in road violations at locations equipped with light marking systems during the second quarter of 2024, according to a recent statement. ...

21. Cyprus boomed in 2022 with more jobs and better services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-boomed-in-2022-with-more-jobs-and-better-services

Cyprus saw a widespread boost in economic activity last year, according to the latest Services and Transport Survey by Cyprus' statistical agency....

22. Cyprus tourism faces €25 million Hit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-tourism-faces-€25-million-hit

The president of the Cyprus Hotel Association (PASYXE), Thanos Michaelides, has highlighted the urgent need to extend the tourist season and increase the number of year-round hotel operations. ...

23. Cyprus advances road safety with Intelligent Transport Systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-advances-road-safety-with-intelligent-transport-systems

In a bid to modernize its main road network and bolster transport safety, Cyprus is rolling out state-of-the-art intelligent transport systems (ITS) across key routes. ...

24. Storm's a brewin', and we couldn't be happier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/storm-s-a-brewin-and-we-couldn-t-be-happier

In a twist of good fortune (maybe?!), the Met Office issued a yellow storm warning this Thursday morning—perhaps the only time you'll welcome a storm warning with open arms. After all, anything to break the sweltering heat, right?...

25. Cyprus exports decline sharply while imports see a modest rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exports-decline-sharply-while-imports-see-a-modest-rise

Cyprus saw its trade deficit grow in May 2024, largely due to a significant drop in exports and a slight increase in imports, according to recent data from the Cyprus Statistical Service. The trade deficit for May 2024 was €693.4 million, up from €578.2 million in May 2023....

26. Cyprus ranks among top innovators in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-ranks-among-top-innovators-in-europe

Among the best-performing countries in terms of innovation between 2023 and 2024 is Cyprus, according to the latest European Commission data....

27. Rain relief on the horizon as thunderstorms break the heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rain-relief-on-the-horizon-as-thunderstorms-break-the-heatwave

Good news, everyone! The heatwave has been relentless, but relief is finally on its way with some much-needed rain. Here's what you can expect....

28. Industries expanded in 2022 as Cyprus saw more jobs, higher production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/industries-expanded-in-2022-as-cyprus-saw-more-jobs-higher-production

Cyprus saw more people employed in factories and related industries in 2022 compared to the year before, with a 3% increase in jobs. The value of goods produced also went up significantly by 21.2%....

29. Cyprus leads EU in home sales by 31%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-home-sales-by-31

Home sales in Cyprus surged by 31% in 2023 compared to the previous year, the highest increase among European Union countries, according to data released by Eurostat, the EU's statistical service....

30. Thousands protest mass tourism in Barcelona, shouting ''tourists go home!''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thousands-protest-mass-tourism-in-barcelona-shouting-tourists-go-home

Thousands of protesters marched through Barcelona over the weekend to express their anger at the overwhelming impact of mass tourism on Spain's most visited city. ...

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