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1. Op-ed: The effects of Global warming on banks and insurance companies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/op-ed-the-effects-of-global-warming-on-banks-and-insurance-companies

One of the last print editions of the Economist had the title ‘Say goodbye to 1.5° C’ which refers to the goal of limiting the increase in the average temperature of the planet to 1.5 degrees Celsius...

2. Black Friday: See how the annual shopping event is shaping up (photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/black-friday-see-how-the-annual-shopping-event-is-shaping-up-photos

On Thursday afternoon, sales began to increase significantly, particularly in shopping centers that benefited from favorable weather conditions, however, as of Friday morning, traffic appears to be somewhat subdued, at least in comparison to the corresponding images from 2019....

3. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

4. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

5. EC approves 7.75m aid for Cyprus agricultural sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-approves-7-75m-aid-for-cyprus-agricultural-sector

The European Commission has approved a 7.75 million euro Cypriot scheme to help some agricultural producers through direct grants, in order to deal with the side effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

6. Homelessness on the streets of the capital (Photos)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homelessness-on-the-streets-of-the-capital-photos

Citizens in the heart of the capital are faced with a depressing sight. The image of two homeless people, a father and son, whose story is well known among the locals, sleeping on the streets of Makarios Ave....

7. European Institute of Management and Finance establishes the Centre of Good Governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/european-institute-of-management-and-finance-establishes-the-centre-of-good-governance

Considering the need to tackle weak and precarious governance structures evident in both private and public entities, the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) has established the Centre for Good Governance (CGG) in an effort to enhance governance at all levels and in all fields. ...

8. Russian officials denied visas for OSCE meeting in Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/russian-officials-denied-visas-for-osce-meeting-in-poland

The government of Poland will not issue Schengen visas to officials from the Russian Federation for attending a meeting of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) set to be held in the city of Łódź in Poland on December 1 and 2....

9. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

10. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

11. Student demonstrators call for reunification (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/student-demonstrators-call-for-reunification-images

Students marched on Tuesday in Nicosia and other government-controlled areas of Cyprus, in protest of the unilateral declaration of the illegal Turkish Cypriot regime. ...

12. Finance Minister calls for the repeal of foreclosure suspension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-calls-for-the-repeal-of-foreclosure-suspension

The Ministry of Finance proposes delaying the law on divestiture suspension. ...

13. Musk's first email to Twitter staff: No more telecommuting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/musk-s-first-email-to-twitter-staff-no-more-telecommuting

Elon Musk, the platform's new owner, informed Twitter staff in his first email that "difficult days are ahead." After firing 50% of the staff, Musk's first significant move was to outlaw telecommuting unless he personally approved a request....

14. The Commission is pushing for regulation of Airbnb-style lodgings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-commission-is-pushing-for-regulation-of-airbnb-style-lodging

As part of its efforts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector, the Commission adopted on Monday a proposal for the regulation to improve transparency and assist public authorities in ensuring the sector's balanced development in the context of sustainable tourism....

15. EY: Modernization of the Government's web presence – The redesign of the Government websites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-modernization-of-the-government-s-web-presence-–-the-redesign-of-the-government-websites

EY Cyprus has signed the contract for the modernization of the web presence of the Republic of Cyprus, through the redesign of the Government’s websites, which will now be accessible through a new digital portal, the gov.cy. ...

16. British Airways goes gender neutral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-airways-goes-gender-neutral

British Airways will allow male pilots to wear make-up and carry handbags in an overhaul of the airliner's strict uniform rules....

17. Iranian protesters look to outside world for help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iranian-protesters-look-to-outside-world-for-help

The anti-government protests sweeping Iran are now in their eighth week, with no sign of ending, despite a bloody crackdown. The rest of the world has watched with alarm, with some countries taking steps in support of the protests....

18. Israel to award Anastasiades with medal of honor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-award-anastasiades-with-medal-of-honor

The Israeli Presidency announced on Tuesday evening that Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will be awarded on Wednesday the Presidential Medal of Honor by his Israeli counterpart Yitzhak Herzog....

19. 64% of distressed state loans eligible for 'Oikia' scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/64-of-distressed-state-loans-eligible-for-oikia-scheme

The applications for the Oikia scheme for distressed borrowers have reached 64% of the total eligible loans, according to the Housing Finance Corporation. In total, 1,223 applications, valued at €115m have been submitted, out of 1,948 eligible loans, valued at €179m....

20. EU states should share responsibility for migrants, says Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-should-share-responsibility-for-migrants-says-pope-francis

Pope Francis said on Sunday that European Union member states should share responsibility for taking in migrants and not just leave it to the countries where people arrive....

21. Cyprus and Jordan pull together to bring more tourists to the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-jordan-pull-together-to-bring-more-tourists-to-the-region

A collaboration between Cyprus and Jordan on tourism was revealed on Monday night by the two countries’ ministers during a social event at London’s City Hall at the end of the first day of the World Travel Market....

22. FT: Former PWC Cyprus accountants take on company's Russian clients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-former-pwc-cyprus-accountants-take-on-company-s-russian-clients

A group of PwC partners has launched a breakaway firm in Cyprus to take on work from Russia-linked clients that the Big Four accountants will no longer touch....

23. Cyprus' natural gas could be key to 'unlocking' the Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-natural-gas-could-be-key-to-unlocking-the-cyprus-problem

The three candidates for the Presidency of the Republic, Averof Neofytou, Andreas Mavroyiannis and Nikos Christodoulides, outlined their positions at an event on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Eastern Mediterranean",...

24. Presidential debate - The arguments, aggressiveness, and lies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-debate-the-arguments-aggressiveness-and-lies

The first cross-court debate between the three main presidential candidates based on polls featured nerves, dynamism, pace, and a variety of topics....

25. Loans are increasing as interest rates rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/loans-are-increasing-as-interest-rates-rise

New loans provided by Cypriot banks rose by €217 million in September compared with August, driven mainly upwards by corporate loans over €1 million which rose by 127.6 million....

26. Budget approved for 1,000 charging stations across the island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/budget-approved-for-1-000-charging-stations-across-the-island

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal submitted by the Ministry of Transport for the installation of 1,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles, with a budget of 3.7 million euros....

27. Nicosia municipalities to fund adoptions from animal shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-municipalities-to-fund-adoptions-from-animal-shelter

Undoubtedly, the need for accommodation at the animal shelter, with which Nicosia's six municipalities (Nicosia, Strovolos, Lakatamia, Engomi, Agios Dometios, and Aglantzia) collaborate, has grown in recent years....

28. Shanghai Disney visitors trapped after lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shanghai-disney-visitors-trapped-after-lockdown

Shanghai Disney has become the latest high-profile venue to shut its gates thanks to China's strict zero-Covid policy, trapping visitors inside....

29. EY holds Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, a reference point for FDI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-holds-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-a-reference-point-for-fdi-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, organized by EY in collaboration with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, took place on Tuesday, October 25th at the Parklane Hotel, in Limassol. ...

30. Cyprus to charge €80 to Russians applying for tourist visas beginning December 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-charge-€80-to-russians-applying-for-tourist-visas-beginning-december-1

Cypriot authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply facilitated rules for citizens of Russia applying for tourist visas....

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