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1. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

2. New global report launched at Global Family Business Summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-global-report-launched-at-global-family-business-summit

The Global Family Business report from KPMG Private Enterprise and the STEP Project Global Consortium reveals how some successful business families adopt a future-centric view of legacy that binds generations together, creating dynamic legacies that adhere with tradition while simultaneously embracing innovation...

3. Delivery services halted for 4 hours in extreme heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-services-halted-for-4-hours-in-extreme-heat

In response to an orange warning for extremely high temperatures, the Department of Labor Inspection (tee) of the Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance has mandated a halt to all outdoor heavy and moderate work between 12:00 and 16:00....

4. Dueling visions from Nicosia's mayoral candidates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-visions-from-nicosia-s-mayoral-candidates

In the bustling streets of Nicosia, the race for mayoral office is heating up, with candidates Nikos Tornaritis and Charalambos Prountzos vying for the helm of Cyprus's capital city...

5. Government clears €564.2 million in outstanding debts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-clears-€564-2-million-in-outstanding-debts

The General Accounting Office of the Republic announced that a significant sum of €564.2 million has been cleared by the government from November 2013 to April 2024. This extensive effort aims to address outstanding debts owed to various government departments and agencies....

6. Woman arrested after clash with police over self-harm threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-after-clash-with-police-over-self-harm-threat

Police authorities sprang into action following reports of a 61-year-old female resident, under court order for eviction, allegedly dousing herself with gasoline and threatening self-immolation. ...

7. Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/labor-shortage-hits-antiparos-island

The small Aegean island of Antiparos is in a fever of preparations for the summer’s tourism miracle. ...

8. Parliament cancels smart meter contract to save EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-cancels-smart-meter-contract-to-save-eu-funds

The Cypriot Parliament has unanimously accepted the President's referral of a law passed on April 25 that exempts innovative small and medium-sized......

9. AKEL MP calls for probe into First Lady's social support fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-mp-calls-for-probe-into-first-lady-s-social-support-fund

AKEL MP Christos Christofides has called upon the Auditor General to investigate the management of the Independent Social Support Body overseen by Philippa Karseras, the First Lady....

10. Cyprus grapples with challenges in youth behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-challenges-in-youth-behavior

After recent violent incidents in schools and a surge in vandalism during the Easter holidays, concerns about youth behavior have reignited public debate in Cyprus, according to a report by Pavlos Neophytos in this Sunday's print edition of Kathimerini....

11. FT: TikTok leads fight against fake videos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ft-tiktok-leads-fight-against-fake-videos

TikTok is pioneering a new approach to combat the spread of disinformation and deepfakes on social media platforms. In a move to enhance transparency...

12. Cyprus aid corridor not enough for Gaza, UN warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aid-corridor-not-enough-for-gaza-un-warns

The Cyprus maritime corridor provides for additionality of humanitarian aid to Gaza, but can never be a substitute for delivery by land, UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza, Sigrid Kaag said briefing the UN Security Council on the situation in the region on Thursday....

13. Cyprus welcomes foreign workers amidst hotel staffing crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-foreign-workers-amidst-hotel-staffing-crisis

The accord forged by the Ministry of Labour alongside employer and trade union representatives to tackle workforce shortages, especially prevalent......

14. Larnaca's homeless to benefit from ''Xenios'' shelter initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-s-homeless-to-benefit-from-xenios-shelter-initiative

The Programme ''Xenios'' for the support and reintegration of homeless, was presented Monday in Larnaca at a press conference. ...

15. Cyprus ends 2023 with €918.7 million fiscal surplus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-2023-with-€918-7-million-fiscal-surplus

Cyprus's financial report card for 2023 is in, and it's showing some positive signs. According to the Statistical Service of Cyprus, the country ended the year with a fiscal surplus of €918.7 million. That's like having extra money left over after paying all the bills....

16. Protesters rally against police brutality and bias

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-rally-against-police-brutality-and-bias

A peaceful demonstration unfolded Saturday at noon in Eleftheria Square, driven by the African Community in Cyprus and bolstered by allied organizations. ...

17. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

18. AstroBank's record-breaking year: €30.4M in profits for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrobank-s-record-breaking-year-€30-4m-in-profits-for-2023

AstroBank reported Profit After Tax of €30.4 million for 2023, representing a return on equity (RoE) of 13.9%, compared with €12.2 million and RoE of 6.2% for 2022, achieving an increase on profit of 150%, mainly due to increased interest income....

19. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

20. Children can now testify remotely, making them feel safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-can-now-testify-remotely-making-them-feel-safe

In a significant development, children can now testify as e-witnesses in cases of sexual violence, a remarkable achievement facilitated by ''The Children's House'' in Nicosia. ...

21. SPP Media Group stands with the 49th Christodoula march

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spp-media-group-stand-with-the-49th-christodoula-march

For the 49th consecutive year, the Cyprus Cancer Society is organizing the Christodoula March, a monumental campaign aimed at raising awareness about cancer-related issues within Cypriot society. ...

22. Hatzigiannis: ''The social responsibility of banks is non-existent''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hatzigiannis-the-social-responsibility-of-banks-is-non-existent

Members of the Commerce Committee voiced disappointment following the responses provided by bank representatives regarding the installation of additional automatic teller machines (ATMs) to facilitate money withdrawals in communities....

23. Heavy rains and hail sweep across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heavy-rains-and-hail-sweep-across-cyprus

Cyprus is currently facing the brunt of severe weather conditions, with heavy rains and hail wreaking havoc in various regions....

24. Cyprus sailing clubs caught in legal tussle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sailing-clubs-caught-in-legal-tussle

The lack of legislation tailored to the needs of Nautical Clubs, essential for training and fostering nautical sports, is causing confusion and unfairness....

25. Fortifying digital banks and battling cyber threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/fortifying-digital-banks-and-battling-cyber-threats

The period we are going through raises serious concerns about the security of critical digital infrastructures. Among these, the most significant are those of banks, and in this direction...

26. Mykonos faces tourism crisis amid declining numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mykonos-faces-tourism-crisis-amid-declining-numbers

Despite promising signs for other parts of the country as regards the number of flights and seat bookings for the 2024 tourism season, Mykonos is seeing a decline in both indices for the second year in a row. ...

27. Ministry seeks public input on migrant integration action plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-seeks-public-input-on-migrant-integration-action-plan

The Ministry of Interior is seeking public feedback on a comprehensive plan to integrate third-country nationals residing legally in the country....

28. Government strengthens social safety net with nationwide social worker program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-strengthens-social-safety-net-with-nationwide-social-worker-program

In a move aimed at bolstering the country's social safety net, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides announced a nationwide expansion of the Neighbourhood Social Workers' Programme....

29. USA: Cargo ship collision collapses main Baltimore bridge (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-cargo-ship-collision-collapses-main-baltimore-bridge

The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore suffered a partial collapse early Tuesday after being struck by a large cargo ship, triggering a search for at least seven individuals in the water, officials reported....

30. European Commission flags trade risks for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-flags-trade-risks-for-cyprus-economy

The Cypriot economy is on a sound footing due to solid economic growth and declining inflation, but its high integration with EU and non-EU economies make geopolitical and trade tensions......

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