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1. The $10 billion plan to rebuild Cyprus's ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-$10-billion-plan-to-rebuild-cyprus-s-ghost-town

The Turkish newspaper Sözcü has drawn attention to Varosha, an abandoned area in Famagusta, calling it the "Las Vegas of the Mediterranean." The paper says it would take $10 billion to bring the ghost town back to life after being abandoned for 50 years....

2. Banks blame high interest rates for decline of new loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-blame-high-interest-rates-for-decline-of-new-loans

Loan demand continued to fall in the first quarter of 2024, with banks blaming high interest rates for the decline. ...

3. Cyprus and Egypt sign agreement to employ Egyptian workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-egypt-sign-agreement-to-employ-egyptian-workers

Cyprus and Egypt have signed a new agreement to help Egyptian workers find jobs in Cyprus. Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister Constantinos Kombos and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry signed the deal during Kombos' visit to Egypt on June 4-5....

4. Commissioner calls for improvements in Nicosia's detention facilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-calls-for-improvements-in-nicosia-s-detention-facilities

Maria Stylianou Lottidi, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has issued recommendations following a visit to the Nicosia Police Station's detention facilities on April 11. ...

5. EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-cyprus-on-15-business-tax-compliance

The European Commission has warned Cyprus and several other countries to step up their game on important new tax and data rules. Cyprus, along with Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Portugal, is under pressure to enforce a minimum 15% tax rate for big multinational companies, a key part of the EU’s efforts to ensure fair taxation....

6. World Bank Tribunal backs Cyprus' 2013 bank measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-bank-tribunal-backs-cyprus-2013-bank-measures

Cyprus’ Attorney-General, George Savvides said on Thursday that a decision by the International Arbitral Tribunal of the World Bank on the case Theodoros......

7. Bankers rally for increased green financing despite longer payback periods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bankers-rally-for-increased-green-financing-despite-longer-payback-periods

According to a report by Panagiotis Rougalas, big players in the financial world are urging banks to step up for a greener future....

8. FT: Law firms turn to AI for cost cutting and efficiency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-law-firms-turn-to-ai-for-cost-cutting-and-efficiency

Law firms worldwide are increasingly turning to generative artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline operations and reduce costs, with many either......

9. Accountant General clarifies operations of Social Support Fund headed by First Lady

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accountant-general-clarifies-operations-of-social-support-fund-headed-by-first-lady

Today, the Accountant General of the Republic stepped in to clear the air about how a special fund is being managed. This fund, known as the Independent Social Support Body, is overseen by Philippa Karsera, the First Lady....

10. Chinese president's visits to Serbia and Hungary yield new economic deals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-president-s-visits-to-serbia-and-hungary-yield-new-economic-deals

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Hungary last week, he arrived to one of the few places in the European Union where his country is considered......

11. Court rules strangulation, not suicide, in Thanasis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-rules-strangulation-not-suicide-in-thanasis-case

In a dramatic turn of events, the Limassol District Court concluded the third investigation into the death of Thanasis Nikolaou, ruling that he died from strangulation. Nikolaou, whose body was found under the Alassa bridge on September 29, 2005, was previously deemed to have died by suicide....

12. Trump asks oil execs for $1B to undo enviro rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-asks-oil-execs-for-$1b-to-undo-enviro-rules

Former President Donald Trump has made bold promises to overturn dozens of environmental regulations and laws implemented by the Biden administration during a meeting with top executives of American oil companies....

13. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

14. WCK prepares 8 million meals for Gaza amidst humanitarian crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wck-prepares-8-million-meals-for-gaza-amidst-humanitarian-crisis

The World Central Kitchen (WCK) aid organization announced yesterday, Sunday, that it will resume its operations in the Gaza Strip, four weeks after the deaths of seven of its staff members in an airstrike by the Israeli military....

15. Macron declares ''Europe is mortal,'' calls for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-declares-europe-is-mortal-calls-for-unity

The 27-country bloc needs to urgently rethink its defence and economic models to not fall behind its rivals, the French leader said. ...

16. Outer space arms race looms as Russia blocks UN resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outer-space-arms-race-looms-as-russia-blocks-un-resolution

Russia has vetoed a resolution at the UN Security Council calling on all countries to prevent an arms race in outer space. ...

17. Angelides calls for 'checks and balances' on Michaelides' conduct

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/angelides-calls-for-checks-and-balances-on-michaelides-conduct

In a recent interview with Andreas Kimitris, Deputy Attorney General Savvas Angelides stressed the importance of following the right steps when looking into the Auditor General's behavior. ...

18. April Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/1-april-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd-cyprus-securities-and-exchange-commission

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in financial advisory and consulting services with offices in three countries....

19. Germany under fire for arms sales to Israel amid Gaza conflict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-under-fire-for-arms-sales-to-israel-amid-gaza-conflict

Germany will face a fresh call to revoke all arms sales to Israel on Thursday in a lawsuit that puts more pressure on Berlin amid a rising outcry about the scale of deaths and destruction in the war on Gaza....

20. US airlines push Biden to halt China routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-airlines-push-biden-to-halt-china-routes

Large U.S. airlines and some of their unions are asking the Biden administration to stop approving any more flights between the United States and China because of what they call ''anti-competitive'' policies that China imposes on U.S. carriers....

21. 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....

22. Greece's dual reality of law and mafia rule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greece-s-dual-reality-of-law-and-mafia-rule

Maybe we don’t understand how much everything around us seems to be losing its momentum and cheapening, and I hope we don’t suddenly......

23. 2,540 Ukrainian refugees denied protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-540-ukrainian-refugees-denied-protection

About 2,540 Ukrainian refugees have been suspended from temporary protection in the Netherlands since March 4, 2024. They are now forced to seek safety in the country or leave. ...

24. Venice introduces entry fee for day trippers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/venice-introduces-entry-fee-for-day-trippers

In a move aimed at tackling over-tourism, Venice, Italy, has unveiled new regulations for 2024, including restrictions on tour group sizes and the introduction of a €5 entry fee for day-trippers....

25. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

26. Lawyers challenge money laundering watchdog in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lawyers-challenge-money-laundering-watchdog-in-cyprus

Establishing a system to oversee financial companies in Cyprus is proving tricky, according to an article written by Apostolos Tomaras. It all started when the US and UK slapped sanctions on Russia,...

27. Employers call for tax reform to spur economic growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employers-call-for-tax-reform-to-spur-economic-growth

Employers are advocating for a comprehensive overhaul of the tax system, proposing significant changes aimed at boosting economic activity and competitiveness. Here's a breakdown of their proposals:...

28. 200 Brits rejected daily due to passport rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/200-brits-rejected-daily-due-to-passport-rules

Simon Calder, a travel correspondent at the Independent, highlights a concerning trend: approximately 200 UK nationals face rejection at EU airports......

29. Tougher regulations loom for tobacco heat sticks in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-regulations-loom-for-tobacco-heat-sticks-in-europe

European governments are weighing the introduction of tougher rules on cigarette makers’ new zero-tobacco heat sticks, moving to close the loopholes they were designed to exploit just months after their launch. ...

30. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

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