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02 July, 2022
 

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1. Greece's Karagiannis appointed to coordinate final stage of local governement reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-karagiannis-appointed-to-coordinate-final-stage-of-local-governement-reform

The Director-General of the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece, Yiannis Karagiannis, has been appointed as the expert to coordinate the provision of Greek expertise to the Republic of Cyprus for the implementation of the final stage of local government reform....

2. President formally appoints new Labour Minister, deputy Minister and director of his office

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-formally-appoints-new-labour-minister-deputy-minister-and-director-of-his-office

The appointment ceremony of the new Minister of Labour and Social Insurance Kyriacos Koushos, the new Deputy Minister to the President, Petros Demetriou and the new Director of the President's Office Pantelis Pantelides took place on Monday at the Presidential Palace, in the presence of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades....

3. Drug squad chief suspended after warden complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-chief-suspended-after-warden-complaint

Lack of clarity continued to rule the day in the Republic of Cyprus following allegations against the drug squad chief, who was suspended from duties on Wednesday after the prison warden accused him of illegal activities...

4. Turkey's fiscal cooperation with occupied areas unacceptable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-fiscal-cooperation-with-occupied-areas-unacceptable

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades intends to send letters to the UN Secretary-General, the EU, the guarantor powers and the US to inform them of the illegal protocol of economic and fiscal cooperation Turkey has signed with the regime in the island’s occupied areas....

5. Warden alleges illegal activity to undermine her

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-warden-alleges-illegal-activity-to-undermine-her

Nicosia Central Prisons Warden Anna Aristotelous is launching a complaint against a high-ranking police official, accusing him of enlisting a convicted informant to seek videos that could be politically harmful to the country’s top corrections officer...

6. Ukraine takes first steps to EU membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-takes-first-steps-to-eu-membership

The European Commission has backed Ukraine and Moldova to become candidates for EU membership....

7. Op-ed: The dilemmas of war and pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-dilemmas-of-war-and-pandemic

Cyprus is a small country with a large export sector of services, which makes it vulnerable to its external environment. An external shock is felt faster and more intensely. ...

8. President vows to carry on Zeta’s legacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-president-vows-to-carry-on-zeta-s-legacy

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades bade farewell on Friday to Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou, who passed away on Monday after suffering a cerebral aneurysm in May, noting that despite her achievements she remained humble, humane, a respectable lady and that he feels proud of her work...

9. Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou has died aged 68

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labor-minister-zeta-emilianidou-has-died-aged-68

The Presidency of the Republic has expressed its deepest sorrow over the death of Labour and Social Insurance Minister Zeta Emilianidou....

10. Nicos Anastasiades to convene National Council meeting on June 9th

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicos-anastasiades-to-convene-national-council-meeting-on-june-9th

President Nicos Anastasiades has decided to convene a National Council meeting on Thursday, June 9th to discuss the latest developments in the Cyprus issue and the increasing inflationary pressures on the economy, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday in a written statement....

11. Op-ed: Talk of doing good rings hollow among global elite in Davos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-talk-of-doing-good-rings-hollow-among-global-elite-in-davos

If the rich don’t give a bit more today, they may have to give a lot more tomorrow. That was my conclusion from last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos....

12. 'Cyprus accession to the EU in 2004 was wrong'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-accession-to-the-eu-in-2004-was-wrong

The accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the European Union was wrong, German MP Roderich Kiesewetter reportedly told the Turkish newspaper Milliet, stating that Turkey should be admitted to the EU as soon as possible....

13. Op-ed: Three years after the start of GESY, we look back at the vision and the challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-three-years-after-the-start-of-gesy-we-look-back-at-the-vision-and-the-challenges

In a few days, it will be three years since the implementation of the General Health System (GESY) in Cyprus, the largest reform ever carried out in the country....

14. President determined to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-determined-to-tackle-corruption

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed the government's determination to decisively tackle corruption, promote transparency and accountability and consolidate the rule of law, in a meeting on Thursday with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Margareta Cederfelt, at the Presidential Palace....

15. EC: Actions in Varosha a step in the wrong direction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-actions-in-varosha-a-step-in-the-wrong-direction

Both Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot leadership are fully aware of the position of the European Union on Varosha, Commission spokesperson Stefan De Keersmaecker told the Cyprus News Agency, responding to a question on the opening of more parts of the beach of the fenced-off area, which he said was a step in the wrong direction....

16. EU official calls on Cyprus to implement recovery plan or lose funding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-official-calls-on-cyprus-to-implement-recovery-plan-or-lose-funding

A European Commission official on Monday urged the Cypriot authorities to proceed with the implementation of Cyprus’ National Recover and Resilience plan, warning that Cyprus risks losing EU funds in case of new delays....

17. Cyprus freezes creation of juvenile correctional facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-freezes-creation-of-juvenile-correctional-facility

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has failed to approve funds allocated for a juvenile detention center, causing the country to remain the only EU member state without a proper correctional facility for young offenders...

18. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

19. Cacophony emerges as Cyprus stalls foreclosure bills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cacophony-emerges-as-cyprus-stalls-foreclosure-bills

The finance ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling for new ways to overcome an awkward impasse on two crucial foreclosure bills, after opposition parties blamed the administration for not doing enough to have the European Commission go along with amendments to protect bad loan guarantors...

20. Petrides: 'Things will be difficult in the coming years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-things-will-be-difficult-in-the-coming-years

The government will continue supporting households, especially the vulnerable, amid rising inflation, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said, warning that tackling inflation is difficult due to its structural nature amid the Ukrainian crisis....

21. Op-ed: How meritocracy reinforces inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-meritocracy-reinforces-inequality

We normally have unexamined certainties to guide us through daily life. But few people are so gifted at shaking those certainties than Michael Sandel....

22. Greece sets price ceiling on electricity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sets-price-ceiling-on-electricity

The government is to introduce a price ceiling on the wholesale electricity market as the request for coordinated measures at the European level, which was reformulated on Monday at the Extraordinary Council of Energy Ministers by Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas, did not appear to gain traction....

23. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Pillar Two on a Global Minimum Taxation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-pillar-two-on-a-global-minimum-taxation

On 22 December 2021, the European Commission proposed a Directive on the introduction of a minimum effective corporate tax rate of 15% on large multinational enterprise (MNE) groups operating in the European Union (EU)....

24. Anastasiades: The protection of employees' rights is a priority

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-the-protection-of-employees-rights-is-a-priority

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday listed a number of government policies and strategies as well as decisions in favor of laborers, as he addressed an event organized by trade union SEK in honor of Labor Day at the village of Amiantos....

25. 'The Cypriot economy must be diversified'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-economy-must-be-diversified

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities on March 11–28, 2022 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities....

26. Cyprus growth expected to ‘slow sharply’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-growth-expected-to-‘slow-sharply

Economic growth in Cyprus will slow sharply before recovering, due to the shock associated with the war in Ukraine, the International Monetary Fund has said, adding that the key near-term challenge “is to calibrate a policy response to the economic fallout from the war in Ukraine.”...

27. Credit Suisse in the hot seat for telling its clients to shred evidence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/credit-suisse-in-the-hot-seat-for-telling-its-clients-to-shred-evidence

Just weeks after Credit Suisse was caught telling clients to shred evidence of its loans to Russian oligarchs, the embattled investment bank has decided to pull out of the country....

28. Cyprus ready to receive children from Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-receive-children-from-ukraine

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth has prepared an action plan for the reception of children coming to Cyprus from war-torn Ukraine, Minister Prodromos Prodromou told the Parliament on Monday....

29. Averof Neofytou promises an end to corruption and radical education reform

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averof-neofytou-promises-an-end-to-corruption-and-radical-education-reform

The Supreme Council of the ruling party Democratic Rally (DISY) unanimously ratified the candidacy of the party’s president Averof Neofytou for the Presidency of the Republic....

30. Cyprus municipalities reduced to 20 following reform bill passed by Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-municipalities-reduced-to-20-following-reform-bill-passed-by-parliament

The Cypriot Parliament Plenary on Thursday voted in favor of three bills adopting the reform of Local Government reducing the number of Municipalities throughout the government-controlled areas to 20....

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