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1. Philip Morris Cyprus opens its new flagship offices in Nicosia, advocating for a smoke-free Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philip-morris-cyprus-opens-its-new-flagship-offices-in-nicosia-advocating-for-a-smoke-free-cyprus

Philip Morris Cyprus has set an ambitious goal to make Cyprus the first smoke-free country in Europe, as announced by the company's General Manager Mr. Stavros Dracularakos at an event celebrating the opening of its new offices in Nicosia....

2. Parliament cancels smart meter contract to save EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-cancels-smart-meter-contract-to-save-eu-funds

The Cypriot Parliament has unanimously accepted the President's referral of a law passed on April 25 that exempts innovative small and medium-sized......

3. Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/combatting-money-laundering-insights-from-katerina-sikioti-charalambaki

Money laundering poses a significant threat to the EU's economy and society, with organized crime generating revenues of at least €139 billion annually, as emphasized by Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki, a professor and lawyer at the High Court of Justice....

4. Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-approves-over-$1-billion-in-arms-for-israel

The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel......

5. AKEL MP calls for probe into First Lady's social support fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-mp-calls-for-probe-into-first-lady-s-social-support-fund

AKEL MP Christos Christofides has called upon the Auditor General to investigate the management of the Independent Social Support Body overseen by Philippa Karseras, the First Lady....

6. FT: TikTok leads fight against fake videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-tiktok-leads-fight-against-fake-videos

TikTok is pioneering a new approach to combat the spread of disinformation and deepfakes on social media platforms. In a move to enhance transparency...

7. USA: Bipartisan bill aims to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-bipartisan-bill-aims-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

In a bipartisan effort, four Greek American members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and abolishing the annual renewal requirement....

8. EAC chairman George Petrou dives into energy storage advancements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-chairman-george-petrou-dives-into-energy-storage-advancements

George Petrou, the newly appointed chairman of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), faces a daunting task as he takes the helm during a turbulent......

9. MP Neofytou proposes €11,000 immediate payout for solidarity fund recipients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-neofytou-proposes-11-000-immediate-payout-for-solidarity-fund-recipients

Democratic Rally MP Averof Neophytou has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at alleviating financial burdens for beneficiaries of the Solidarity Fund....

10. Senate approves $95 billion war aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-$95-billion-war-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate has passed $95bn (£76.2bn) in war aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of delays and rows - with Joe Biden set to sign the legislation later....

11. President Christodoulides spearheads healthcare reform in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-spearheads-healthcare-reform-in-cyprus

Τhe President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, announced "bold reforms" in the health sector, while addressing on Monday an event for the European Patients' Rights Day, organised by the Cyprus Federation of Patients’ Associations (CyFPA) at the Presidential Palace. ...

12. Interior Ministry's review: 41% of objections approved

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-ministry-s-review-41-of-objections-approved

Out of the 3,560 objections submitted and examined by the District Officers, 1,461 objections were approved or 41%, while 2,099 objections......

13. Cyprus government under fire for multiple pension issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-under-fire-for-multiple-pension-issue

The ongoing debate over multiple pensions for former and current state officials has taken center stage in Cyprus, with the government facing criticism from political parties and the Audit Office....

14. Reduced VAT for homebuyers within 12 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-vat-for-homebuyers-within-12-months

The parliament has passed a law enabling beneficiaries to apply for a reduced 5% VAT rate within a year of acquiring a residence....

15. EU acts against Russian-owned companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-acts-against-russian-owned-companies

The European Commission released guidelines on the implementation of the new article 5r of Council Regulation 833/2014 of the 12th package of restrictive......

16. EU Parliament votes for clearer labels on breakfast foods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-for-clearer-labels-on-breakfast-foods

In a move aimed at empowering consumers and promoting healthier choices, the European Parliament has greenlit updated regulations governing breakfast staples such as honey, fruit juice, jam, and marmalades....

17. Construction at Cape Greco Monastery marches on despite Municipal opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-at-cape-greco-monastery-marches-on-despite-municipal-opposition

After facing criticism for inaction over the construction of a monastery in the Natura area of Cape Greco, Mayor Christos Zannetos of Ayia Napa addressed the situation before the Parliamentary Environment Committee....

18. EU's passage of migration pact shrouded in controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-passage-of-migration-pact-shrouded-in-controversy

A ''Historic'' moment for Europe, as the Migration and Asylum Pact was approved by the plenary session of the European Parliament a few hours ago....

19. Minister Michaelidou champions women in sports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-michaelidou-champions-women-in-sports

Our priority is the promotion and participation of women in all aspects of sport, focusing our efforts on cooperation and consultation with relevant bodies......

20. Cyprus sailing clubs caught in legal tussle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sailing-clubs-caught-in-legal-tussle

The lack of legislation tailored to the needs of Nautical Clubs, essential for training and fostering nautical sports, is causing confusion and unfairness....

21. Audit exposes serious issues in collecting unpaid taxes in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/audit-exposes-serious-issues-in-collecting-unpaid-taxes-in-cyprus

An audit report from the Tax Department for 2022 has uncovered a staggering accumulation of over €2.5 billion in arrears, with €1 billion considered unsecure due to delays in necessary measures, the Audit Service revealed....

22. Authorities stumped on declared cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-stumped-on-declared-cash

The question of the whereabouts of over 90 million euros in cash allegedly spent by travelers arriving in Cyprus through Larnaca and Paphos airports in the last 15 months remains unanswered by competent state authorities....

23. Meet ''e-kofini'', a tool to lift veil on food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-e-kofini-a-tool-to-lift-veil-on-food-prices

The Ministry of Agriculture is gearing up to unveil a cutting-edge digital tool aimed at bringing greater transparency to the often murky world of agricultural product pricing....

24. Bridge collapse claims lives of two workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bridge-collapse-claims-lives-of-two-workers

The Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse early Tuesday resulted in the recovery of two bodies from the Patapsco River, identified as Alejandro Hernandez Fuentes......

25. Cyprus' economic resilience earns high credit rating confirmation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-economic-resilience-earns-high-credit-rating-confirmation

International rating agency Morningstar DBRS has confirmed Cyprus’ BBB (high) long-term credit rating with a stable trend, noting that favourable economic prospects balance downside risks. ...

26. Cyprus ends fuel tax break, prices set to spike from April 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-fuel-tax-break-prices-set-to-spike-from-april-1st

Starting April 1st, the reduced consumption tax on fuels (95-octane gasoline and diesel) will come to an end, reverting to 8.3 cents per liter for gasoline and 6.3 cents per liter for heating oil....

27. Israeli tax authorities probe Israeli investor activities in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/israeli-tax-authorities-probe-israeli-investor-activities-in-cyprus

Israeli tax authorities are investigating the extensive business activities of Israeli investors in Cyprus, as revealed by Shai Aharonovich, head of Israel's Tax Department, in a report by leading financial newspaper, Globes....

28. What are they afraid of?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-are-they-afraid-of

Transparency is not merely a good thing; it is essential. However, with the exception of one, credit buyout companies seem unwilling to disclose their financial results, keeping them shrouded in secrecy....

29. Legal battle over Avvakoum Monastery footage: Commissioner steps in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-battle-over-avvakoum-monastery-footage-commissioner-steps-in

Data Protection Commissioner, Irini Loizidou Nikolaides, discussed the ongoing investigation into allegations made by lawyers representing nuns regarding videos released by the Holy Monastery of Saint Avvakoum. ...

30. Cyprus launches program for children with behavioral challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-program-for-children-with-behavioral-challenges

Cyprus is launching a pilot program in September for alternative schooling for children with extreme behavioral issues, the Education Minister said Friday....

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