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1. Cyprus and Egypt sign agreement to employ Egyptian workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-egypt-sign-agreement-to-employ-egyptian-workers

Cyprus and Egypt have signed a new agreement to help Egyptian workers find jobs in Cyprus. Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry signed the deal during Kombos' visit to Egypt on June 4-5....

2. Palestinian delegation urges action, not just words, from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palestinian-delegation-urges-action-not-just-words-from-australia

Palestinian officials have asked for Australia’s help in ''building vibrant democratic institutions'' and fighting corruption, as part of talks aimed at meeting the Albanese government’s conditions for recognising Palestine as a state....

3. Hadjimanoli: ''We hope to expand into the Asian market''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjimanoli-we-hope-to-expand-into-the-asian-market

Marina Hadjimanoli stepped into her role as Deputy Minister of Shipping amidst a period of upheaval, with the shipping sector grappling with various challenges including geopolitical conflicts and safeguarding supply chains against potential terrorist threats targeting merchant vessels....

4. Workers unite as May Day celebrations take place across the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workers-unite-as-may-day-celebrations-take-place-across-the-island

Workers across all cities celebrated International Workers' Day this year with various events and demonstrations, led by the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO) organizing marches in every city....

5. Foreign students welcomed into labor market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-students-welcomed-into-labor-market

Labour Minister Yiannis Panagiotou announced on Tuesday the government's decision to enhance foreign students' access to the labor market, citing its significance in the country's development planning...

6. Politics Blog: A satirical take on current affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/politics-blog-a-satirical-take-on-current-affairs

I begin today's column with a clarification: there is no issue of institutional credibility in Cyprus. There is, however, an issue of credibility regarding the individuals representing the institutions. Now that we've cleared that up, let's move on....

7. Agreement reached on foreign worker policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/agreement-reached-on-foreign-worker-policy

In a significant development, all social partners have come to an agreement regarding the participation of foreign workers in Cyprus' labor market. Labour and Social Partners Minister Yannis Panagiotou announced the breakthrough, highlighting the importance of cooperation among stakeholders in addressing challenges facing the job market....

8. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

9. 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....

10. Cyprus seeks EU aid amid migration surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seeks-eu-aid-amid-migration-surge

In response to increased migration flows, particularly from Syrians in Lebanon, Cyprus urges EU aid for Lebanon and steps up surveillance to prevent boat departures, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou reports....

11. Can high-speed trains boost birth rates in South Korea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-high-speed-trains-boost-birth-rates-in-south-korea

In a bold move to combat its plummeting birth rates, South Korea has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative: the Great Train eXpress (GTX)....

12. Dignitaries gather for 25th of March celebrations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dignitaries-gather-for-25th-of-march-celebrations

At 10 a.m. today, a Solemn Doxology took place in the Holy Church of Panagia Faneromeni, led by the Archbishop of Cyprus, Georgios. Among the distinguished guests...

13. Labor Minister discusses 'Cost of Living Allowance' for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-minister-discusses-cost-of-living-allowance-for-cyprus

In an interview with Oriana Papantoniou, Minister of Labor and Social Insurance Yiannis Panayiotou highlighted the significant strides made during his first year in office, emphasizing a people-centric approach to governance. ...

14. Canada turns down plea for apology to British abused kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/canada-turns-down-plea-for-apology-to-british-abused-kids

The Canadian government has turned down the latest plea for an apology to British children who endured abuse while in the country....

15. President to announce game-changing upgrades to higher ed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-announce-game-changing-upgrades-to-higher-ed

In May the Government will announce its strategy for upgrading higher education, the President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday, addressing an event organized by the University of Nicosia. He said that a total of five ministries will be involved in this new strategy....

16. National Guard's death raises questions on Cyprus justice system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-guard-s-death-raises-questions-on-cyprus-justice-system

Revelations surrounding the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nicolaou, emerging years after the incident, have sparked both sensation and concern about the functioning of the criminal justice system in Cyprus. ...

17. Minister spearheads operation to curb undeclared labor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minister-spearheads-operation-to-curb-undeclared-labor

In a joint effort involving the Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Yannis Panagiotou, along with officials from the Ministry of Labour, members of the Immigration and Aliens Service, and police, a targeted operation was conducted to address undeclared and illegal work....

18. Cyprus and Greece forge alliance against potato fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-forge-alliance-against-potato-fraud

Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou has requested the assistance of the Greek authorities to address the issue of potatoes from different countries being sold as Cypriot potatoes......

19. Greece to bring in 40,000 workers from six countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-to-bring-in-40-000-workers-from-six-countries

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that Greece is on the cusp of a migration agreement with India to bring in unskilled and skilled workers to the country to be employed in the agricultural, construction and tourism sectors....

20. German President's Cyprus visit marks new diplomatic era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-president-s-cyprus-visit-marks-new-diplomatic-era

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier begins contacts on Monday as part of his state visit to Cyprus between 11-13 February at the invitation of the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides....

21. Government courts global investors in ambitious growth push

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/government-courts-global-investors-in-ambitious-growth-push

In a bid to position Cyprus as an enticing destination for foreign investments, the President of the Republic addressed a gathering of over 100 foreign investors and companies at the Presidential Palace. ...

22. German president Steinmeier embarks on first ever state visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-president-steinmeier-embarks-on-first-ever-state-visit-to-cyprus

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will carry out a state visit to Cyprus between 11-13 February at the invitation of the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides....

23. President reveals higher education upgrade by May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-reveals-higher-education-upgrade-by-may

The comprehensive strategy for the reorganization and improvement of Higher Education is due to be published by May the latest, said the President of Cyprus......

24. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

25. Cabinet approves free preschool for 4-year-olds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-free-preschool-for-4-year-olds

The Council of Ministers today greenlit the expansion of free pre-primary education for 4-year-olds, announced Education Minister Athina Michaelidou following the conclusion of the Cabinet meeting....

26. Negative COVID-19 tests and masks now required in select areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-covid-19-tests-and-masks-now-required-in-select-areas

A meeting of the Scientific Monitoring Committee for Covid-19 under Minister of Health Dr Popi Kanari decided on Wednesday to introduce negative COVID-19 tests as well as the use of protective face masks in specific areas....

27. Denmark's Queen Margrethe II to relinquish throne on Jan. 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-s-queen-margrethe-ii-to-relinquish-throne-on-jan-14

In a surprising New Year's Eve announcement, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark revealed her decision to step down from the throne on January 14, 2024. ...

28. 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...

29. Far-right claims victory as Macron's party divided over immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-claims-victory-as-macron-s-party-divided-over-immigration

The French government is grappling with a political upheaval as Health Minister Aurélien Rousseau tenders his resignation in protest against a stringent immigration bill. ...

30. Labor Minister responds to industry staff shortages, urges caution in demands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-minister-responds-to-industry-staff-shortages-urges-caution-in-demands

In response to demands from employer representatives regarding staff shortages in retail, catering, and the hotel industry, Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Yannis Panagiotou,...

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