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121. 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....

122. Cyprus unveils new e-consultation platform for public feedback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-new-e-consultation-platform-for-public-feedback

The Council of Ministers approved Thursday the establishment of a public consultation platform, known as e-consultation, Minister of Finance Makis Keravnos said after the Cabinet meeting....

123. Cyprus President addresses cabinet on reshuffle speculations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-addresses-cabinet-on-reshuffle-speculations

In a pre-Cabinet meeting address, Cyprus President Nicos Christodoulides dismissed media speculation regarding a potential government reshuffle. He emphasized that any such decisions would be communicated directly to the ministers and not leaked through the press....

124. 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....

125. Europe tightens rules on short-term rentals for sustainable tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/europe-tightens-rules-on-short-term-rentals-for-sustainable-tourism

The noose has tightened for short-term rentals within European territory, i.e. ''Airbnb'' and other well-known platforms. The aim of the new three rules from the European institutions is to promote more sustainable tourism,...

126. Finance Ministry undergoes administration overhaul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-undergoes-administration-overhaul

127. President announces imminent cabinet reshuffle within 18 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-announces-imminent-cabinet-reshuffle-within-18-months

A Cabinet reshuffle will take place before the completion of 18 months of governance, President Nikos Christodoulides said in an interview on Sunday with the newspaper "Phileleftheros", noting that decisions will be taken on the basis of his own assessment and the messages he receives from the society....

128. Affordable water soon in high-demand spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/affordable-water-soon-in-high-demand-spots

Konstantinos Karagiorgis, director of the Consumer Service, is spearheading efforts to establish maximum retail prices in areas lacking sufficient competition....

129. Cyprus eyes new measures amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyes-new-measures-amid-migration-challenges

There may have been progress so far in the management of migration, according to figures released by the government these days, but this is mainly due to a sharp decline in the number of applicants from African countries, ...

130. Israel and Cyprus to speed up plan for Gaza aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-and-cyprus-to-speed-up-plan-for-gaza-aid

In a diplomatic endeavor set against the backdrop of Cyprus, Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen embarked on a working visit to discuss a groundbreaking initiative aimed at expediting the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza....

131. Cyprus expands diplomatic footprint, bolsters migration management efforts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expands-diplomatic-footprint-bolsters-migration-management-efforts

President Nicos Christodoulides, leading the Council of Ministers at the Presidential Palace, announced significant developments in Cyprus' foreign policy and measures taken to address migration challenges....

132. Cyprus unveils sweeping measures to curb stadium violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-sweeping-measures-to-curb-stadium-violence

Justice Minister Anna Koukkides-Procopiou unveiled a series of measures aimed at addressing violence in stadiums following a Council of Ministers meeting. Key among these measures is the proposal to implement alcohol and drug tests prior to entry into sports venues....

133. MPs debate executive bonuses in semi-governmental organizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-debate-executive-bonuses-in-semi-governmental-organizations

The issue surrounding the renewal of Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) CEO Andreas Neocleous's contract for another five years and a requested bonus sparked discussions within the Council of Ministers about executive bonuses in semi-governmental organizations. ...

134. 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. ...

135. UK and Cyprus to strengthen global collaboration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-and-cyprus-to-strengthen-global-collaboration

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Director General for Europe, Peter Wilson and the Republic of Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Kyriacos Kouros chaired the first annual review of the UK-Cyprus Memorandum of Understanding....

136. Interior Minister highlights 75% reduction in African arrivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-highlights-75-reduction-in-african-arrivals

In bilateral meetings held in Geneva, Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou emphasized the shift from illegal to legal migration channels, as stated in a press release by the Interior Ministry on Friday. ...

137. State employees brace for 25-30M euro salary squeeze

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-employees-brace-for-25-30m-euro-salary-squeeze

The agreement signed with unions PASYDYS and SEK is set to bring an annual cost of 25-30 million euros, impacting state employees and those in the wider public sector....

138. US vetoes UN cease-fire resolution in Gaza, escalating tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-vetoes-un-cease-fire-resolution-in-gaza-escalating-tensions

Friday marked a contentious day at the United Nations as the United States took a solitary stand, vetoing a resolution calling for an urgent cease-fire in Gaza....

139. Zero VAT on meat and vegetable from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-zero-vat-on-meat-and-vegetable-from-today

As of December 1, the zero VAT rate on meat and vegetables, categorized under specific customs tariff codes, has come into effect in Cyprus....

140. Ministers focus on prevention in school drug crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministers-focus-on-prevention-in-school-drug-crisis

Last week, Ministers of Education and Justice, along with the Deputy Governor of YKAN, convened to address the escalating concern of drug-related incidents in schools....

141. DAC6 revisited through the prism of DAC8

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dac6-revisited-through-the-prism-of-dac8

The Directive on Administration Cooperation (''DAC'') has been amended multiple times since 2011 to allow for the automatic exchange of information across multiple fields of taxation....

142. Deputy Minister set to redefine European Affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-minister-set-to-redefine-european-affairs

The Plenary of the Cyprus Parliament unanimously passed a law on Thursday providing for the appointment and powers of the Deputy Minister to the President for European Affairs, for the purposes of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Cyprus assumes the rotating Presidency in 2026....

143. Cyprus and Serbia strengthen ties with three key agreements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-serbia-strengthen-ties-with-three-key-agreements

During President Nikos Christodoulides' official visit to Serbia, Cyprus and Serbia solidified their collaboration by signing three Memoranda of Understanding....

144. President Christodoulides strengthens ties in Belgrade visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-strengthens-ties-in-belgrade-visit

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides embarked on a two-day official visit to Belgrade, welcomed by Serbian Foreign Affairs Minister Ivika Datić. ...

145. President Christodoulides grilled on Russia sanctions progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-grilled-on-russia-sanctions-progress

The President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, was informed during a meeting on Monday at the Presidential Palace about the course of implementation of decisions taken regarding the improvement of the monitoring framework of the sanctions imposed on Russia by the USA and about the course of investigations carried out for violating sanctions. ...

146. President Christodoulides leads 'Cyprus Confidential' talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-leads-cyprus-confidential-talks

A momentous event is currently underway at the Presidential Palace, as President Nicos Christodoulides presides over a crucial meeting addressing the enigmatic ''Cyprus Confidential.''...

147. Pocket drain or green gain? Denmark's tricky tax call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pocket-drain-or-green-gain-denmark-s-tricky-tax-call

Airports Council International Europe has issued a cautionary note to the Danish Government, discouraging the introduction of a passenger tax averaging 100 Danish krone or $14 (€13.41) on air travel....

148. Create a 'superministry' to reduce bureaucracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/create-a-superministry-to-reduce-bureaucracy

In Cyprus, the proliferation of committees, excessive bureaucracy, and overlapping responsibilities of high-ranking officials have reached unprecedented levels, especially when problems are on the rise....

149. Deputy Ministry's ''one-stop shop'' for shipping sets sail Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deputy-ministry-s-one-stop-shop-for-shipping-sets-sail-monday

The one-stop-shop shipping centre at the Deputy Ministry of Shipping will be operating as of next Monday, starting with the services of the Department of Population Records and Immigration, announced the competent Deputy Minister Marina Hadjimanolis....

150. Can vital debates survive a 20-minute showdown?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/can-vital-debates-survive-a-20-minute-showdown

How meaningful can an in-depth debate on a crucial topic occur in just 20 minutes?...

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