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1. Cabinet approves bill imposing steep rise in penalties for decree violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bill-imposing-steep-rise-in-penalties-for-decree-violations

The Cabinet on Friday approved a bill seeking to see penalties for violations of coronavirus measures skyrocket, as part of government efforts to increase deterrents to disregarding decrees and regulations under the Quarantine Law as the island gradually returns to normality....

2. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

3. Empty middle seat? Depends on which country you are flying in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/empty-middle-seat-depends-on-which-country-you-are-flying-in

In Thailand, you cannot have food or water in flight and must wear a mask. In Malaysia and Indonesia, the plane needs to be half-empty. In the United States and Europe, it’s not mandatory for airlines to leave the middle seat open....

4. Tensions mount over plans for high-rises on iconic Nicosia street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tensions-mount-over-plans-for-high-rises-on-iconic-nicosia-street

After tensions mounted in recent days over plans for the construction of a high-rise building complex on the iconic Gladstone Street in central Nicosia which hosts historic and traditional listed buildings, the developers of the planned construction fired back on Monday, claiming the plans are in line with the town planning regulations of the Nicosia Master Plan....

5. Joint working group established for resumption of Cyprus-Israel flight connection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-working-group-established-for-the-resumption-of-flight-connection-with-cyprus

Cyprus and Israel established a working group this week to prepare all necessary conditions for the resumption of the aviation connection between the two countries, Ambassador of Israel in Nicosia, Shmuel Revel told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday....

6. Attorney general weighs in on casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-weighs-in-on-casino-probe

The identity of foreign companies suspected of embezzlement of EU funds pumped into a casino project in Cyprus remains unknown, with the island’s legal department clarifying there is no evidence of local companies being involved in illegal activity...

7. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter

8. Sustainability the key word in approach against COVID-19, says Swedish Ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sustainability-the-key-word-in-approach-against-covid-19-says-swedish-ambassador

Sweden’s Ambassador in Nicosia Anders Hagelberg has spoken of the need for a sustainable approach as regards dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and has noted that one cannot compare the measures taken in different countries, as each one has different social and family structures in place....

9. Employers and Employees in the age of Covid-19: A looming battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employers-and-employees-in-the-age-of-covid-19-a-looming-battle

In modern times the world community has not faced a situation like the present, created by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Republic of Cyprus is among many countries fighting desperately to minimize damage on all fronts....

10. PHOTO GALLERY: Athens streets deserted during lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-streets-deserted-during-lockdown-photos

Deserted squares, padlocked parks, empty avenues where lines of cars once idled bumper-to-bumper in traffic as motorbikes and scooters zoomed through the narrow gaps between. The Greek capital, Athens, like so many cities across the world, has seen its streets empty under a lockdown designed to stem the spread of the new coronavirus....

11. Tax alert: Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tax-alert-cyprus

12. EU-backed program foresees voluntary repatriation for 5,000 migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-backed-program-foresees-voluntary-repatriation-for-5-000-migrants

Migration Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson on Thursday jointly announced the establishment of a European Union-backed program for the repatriation of 5,000 migrants from Greece. ...

13. Greece to treat violation of Covid-19 protection measures as a crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-treat-violation-of-covid-19-protection-measures-as-a-crime

The violation of measures dictated by the authorities to contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus should be treated as a crime and prosecuted, the Supreme Court said on Thursday in a memo to the country’s prosecutorial services....

14. All schools islandwide to close their doors on Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-schools-islandwide-to-close-their-doors-on-friday

All schools islandwide will be shutting their doors as of Friday for one week, as per the decision taken on Wednesday by the Education Ministry in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak, as cases spiralled to six in government-controlled areas....

15. CEOs: Drop in Optimism and Reversal of Sentiment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ceos-drop-in-optimism-and-reversal-of-sentiment

16. EU Commission notified of checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-notified-of-checkpoint-closures

The European Commission has been informed of the temporary closing of four checkpoints, and said it would continue monitoring the situation closely in order to ensure that each closure and health checks remain in accordance with the Green Line Regulation....

17. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

18. Banks must find new profitable products, CBC Governor says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-must-find-new-profitable-products-cbc-governor-says

The task of securing alternative profitable products besides lending is the biggest challenge for banks in small countries such as Cyprus, Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou said on Friday....

19. Potatoes to be brought in from the north after cold blast damages crops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-potatoes-to-be-brought-in-from-the-north-after-cold-blast-damages-crops

Potatoes harvested in the north will be transferred next Monday to government-controlled areas, where potato crops suffered heavy blows after successive days of heavy rain and frost....

20. Cyprus' plan to strip citizenship stalls in legal vacuum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plan-to-strip-citizenship-stalls-in-legal-vacuum

A legal technicality has led Cyprus to temporarily halt a process to strip citizenship from 26 individuals who benefitted from a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, lawmakers said on Monday....

21. Greece to speed up creation of migrant holding centers to ease tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-speed-up-creation-of-migrant-holding-centers-to-ease-tension

Greece plans to accelerate the creation of detention centers on its outlying islands in the Aegean Sea after a backlash against overcrowded camps by some migrants and nearby residents....

22. Emerging tech can bolster Sustainable Development Goals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/emerging-tech-can-bolster-sustainable-development-goals

Two-thirds of the 169 targets underpinning the global Sustainable Development Goals could be bolstered by technological innovation according to a new study by the World Economic Forum and PwC...

23. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

24. British High Commissioner talks trade, free movement after Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-talks-trade-free-movement-after-brexit

In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency, British High Commissioner in Cyprus, Stephen Lillie, talks about what tomorrow will look like, and what applies for Cypriot and British nationals living in both countries, which he said share a deep historical relationship....

25. Insurers need profound transformation and the right talent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/insurers-need-profound-transformation-and-the-right-talent

As insurance industry growth remains stagnant for another year due to low interest rates, the shifts in consumer demographics around the world coupled with heightened expectations for digital experiences present insurers with risks and opportunities...

26. EU tells UK it will 'never, never, never' compromise on single market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-tells-uk-it-will-never-never-never-compromise-on-single-market

The European Union will “never, never, never” compromise on the integrity of its single market, its chief Brexit negotiator warned Britain on Monday, saying London must now face reality after underestimating the costs of leaving....

27. Nicosia’s Yazuz suspicions point to online leak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-yazuz-suspicions-point-to-online-leak

Cypriot officials at the Department of Environment say an entire study, which was inadvertently posted online in 2017, might have given Ankara a leg-up in the search for gas off the coast of Limassol...

28. Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-issues-warning-over-cyprus-rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

29. Trucker who drove with feet pleads guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trucker-who-drove-with-feet-pleads-guilty

A man who livestreamed a video showing him driving a truck with his feet on the steering wheel has changed his plea to guilty on Thursday...

30. Bank of Cyprus revises Privacy Statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bank-of-cyprus-revises-its-privacy-statement

Bank of Cyprus has revised its Privacy Statement relating to the processing of personal data of natural persons...

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