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1. FinMin underlines the importance of disciplined policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-underlines-the-importance-of-disciplined-policy

The contact circle with the banks has not been completed, and there will be a new one to adopt measures that will provide relief to borrowers regarding the increased interest rates....

2. Cyprus' GDP soars: 3.4% growth in Q1 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gdp-soars-3-4-growth-in-q1-2023

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of the year reached 6.2 billion euros, marking a 3.4% annual increase....

3. Government takes bold steps towards inclusion of disabled persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-bold-steps-towards-inclusion-of-disabled-persons

The government is focused on developing a new national strategy for disability, aiming to enhance the integration and well-being of persons with disabilities. ...

4. EC challenges 5% VAT proposal for primary residences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-challenges-5-vat-proposal-for-primary-residences

Finance Ministry Director-General George Pantelis informed the parliamentary Finance Committee that the European Commission disagrees with the consensual proposal agreed upon in Parliament regarding the imposition of a reduced VAT rate on the construction or acquisition of a primary residence....

5. EY: 4th Women Fit for Business Program Successfully Completed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-4th-women-fit-for-business-program-successfully-completed

6. Christodoulides: Shift allowances and overtime compensation from 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-shift-allowances-and-overtime-compensation-from-2024

President Nikos Christodoulides addressed the 60th Congress of PASYDY, the Civil Servants' Trade Union, where he discussed significant developments regarding the restoration of shift allowances and overtime compensation for civil servants....

7. Alarming rise in domestic violence in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alarming-rise-in-domestic-violence-in-cyprus

The Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (SPAVO) in Cyprus has released data revealing a concerning surge in domestic and partner violence incidents in 2022. ...

8. Cypriot commissioner wants women out of sex work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-commissioner-wants-women-out-of-sex-work

Cyprus’ gender commissioner is on a mission to steer debate on ending prostitution, saying she wants to criminalize paid sex and offer 'a way out' for women in the unregulated industry of the world’s oldest profession...

9. Cypriots want less bureaucracy, better civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-want-less-bureaucracy-better-skilled-civil-servants

Cypriots appear largely dissatisfied by the functioning of the country’s public administration, and believe that the way forward goes through the reduction of bureaucracy, better skills for civil servants and more communication with citizens, according to the findings of a flash Eurobarometer survey on how EU citizens perceive the support provided to member states through the European Commission’s Technical Support Instrument...

10. Appointment of 19-year-old consultant in Tourism Ministry: How it happened and what it means

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/appointment-of-19-year-old-consultant-in-tourism-ministry-how-it-happened-and-what-it-means

The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Costas Koumis, recently defended the appointment of a 19-year-old consultant. Koumis stated that nothing illegal had been done and that the hiring process was a common practice that has been used for many years....

11. Expanding Profitability and Strengthening Capital Position

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/expanding-profitability-and-strengthening-capital-position

Group Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2022...

12. Russian wave heads north as sanctions pick up in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-wave-heads-north-as-sanctions-pick-up-in-cyprus

Russian businesses in the Republic of Cyprus are rumored to be moving to the northern part of the island to avoid sanctions, amid reports that more Cypriot nationals in the south are expected to be added to a new list of 'Russian enablers'...

13. TaxApp.cy: The easy way to submit a tax return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/taxapp-cy-the-easy-way-to-submit-a-tax-return

With TaxApp, taxpayers can easily and quickly submit their tax returns while ensuring correct submission. ...

14. 21st International Film Days Festival - Cyprus 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/21st-international-film-days-festival-cyprus-2023

The 21st International Film Days Festival - Cyprus 2023 is set to begin on Friday, April 21st, at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol and the Zina Pallas in Nicosia. ...

15. Germany desperate for migrant workers to fill open positions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-desperate-for-migrant-workers-to-fill-open-positions

A new study carried out by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research has shown that the worker shortage in Germany has reached an all-time high level. ...

16. Higher prices for Easter meat: Lamb sees a 25% increase, beef up by 15%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/higher-prices-for-easter-meat-lamb-sees-a-25-increase-beef-up-by-15

A year ago, reports described Easter dinner as the most expensive in four years. This year's prices are expected to surpass that record, according to the first data from the Easter Price Watch gathered by K and soon to be published by the Consumer Protection Agency....

17. Finance Ministry says viral photo of server room is 'fake news'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-says-viral-photo-of-server-room-is-fake-news

A photo that has gone viral on social media shows a supposed flooded server room at the Ministry of Finance, which caused the shutdown of several government websites on Monday....

18. Benefit payments: Ministry allows paper applications after server failure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/benefit-payments-ministry-allows-paper-applications-after-server-failure

The Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance has issued a response to the recent issue of their websites being temporarily down on Monday. The Ministry has informed the public that payments can still be made by cheque or cash at their local District Social Insurance Offices....

19. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Sustainable Finance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-sustainable-finance

Sustainability is the key to a better, healthier, and more viable future as it improves the quality of our lives with the use of natural resources which protect our ecosystem in general. By taking into consideration the three pillars of economic viability, environmental protection, and social well-being, we can preserve the future generations’ needs while, from a corporate perspective, the development of sustainable strategies can lead to a company’s longevity....

20. Surplus of €363 mn recorded in Cyprus in Jan-Feb 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surplus-of-€363-mn-recorded-in-cyprus-in-jan-feb-2023

A surplus of €363 mn or 1.3% of GDP for the period of January-February 2023, according to the preliminary General Government fiscal results, published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Friday....

21. Inside the high-stakes prosecution of a former president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inside-the-high-stakes-prosecution-of-a-former-president

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has made history by becoming the first president to face criminal charges before a court of justice in the United States. ...

22. Ministry of Labor building may not be structurally sound

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-labor-building-may-not-be-structurally-sound

The House of Representatives Internal Affairs Committee sounded the alarm on Cyprus and Public Services' degree of preparedness in the event of strong seismic activity following a meeting on March 16. ...

23. 1450 Contact Centre: A new era of citizen services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1450-contact-centre-a-new-era-of-citizen-services

The 1450 Communication Centre will be operational on Thursday, March 30, 2023, as part of the State's larger effort to modernize and improve the quality of service that the State provides to its citizens....

24. Criticism grows as Europe pushes to restrict cars in cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-grows-as-europe-pushes-to-restrict-cars-in-cities

In an effort to ease traffic congestion and curb greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, municipalities from Barcelona to Brussels have embarked on what has been called a “transportation revolution.”...

25. Government to upgrade GeSY even further

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-upgrade-gesy-even-further

President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday that the government will not only support but will further upgrade the General Healthcare System (GeSY), adding that they are ready to proceed with the changes that need to be made....

26. Iran: Poison attacks on schoolgirls spark protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-poison-attacks-on-schoolgirls-spark-protests

Worried parents protested in Iran’s capital Tehran and other cities on Saturday over a wave of suspected poison attacks that have affected schoolgirls in dozens of schools, according to Iranian news agencies and social media videos....

27. It's dangerous around here

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/it-s-dangerous-around-here

There has been a lot of discussion about the new President's selection of Michalis Hatzigiannis to fill the role of Deputy Minister of Culture, and it can be challenging to separate reasonable criticism from elitism. ...

28. Island bids farewell to Cypriot victims of Greek rail disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/island-bids-farewell-to-cypriot-victims-of-greek-rail-disaster

The remains of two young Cypriots who perished in Greece’s deadly rail disaster arrived on the island on Sunday, with both families of the victims requesting a media blackout as they bid farewell to their children...

29. Government surplus of €609.5 million for 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-surplus-of-€609-5-million-for-2022

General Government preliminary fiscal results published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Tuesday indicate a surplus of €609.5 mn, equal to 2.3% of GDP, for the period of January-December 2022, compared to a deficit of €402.8 mn or 1.7% of GDP, that was recorded during the period of January-December 2021....

30. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

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