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1. Cyprus grapples with displacement 50 years after Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-displacement-50-years-after-turkish-invasion

The violent displacement of tens of thousands of Cypriots following the Turkish invasion in July 1974 remains a festering wound for Cyprus....

2. Cyprus surges in high-speed internet and tech jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-surges-in-high-speed-internet-and-tech-jobs

Cyprus is making notable progress in its digital transformation, with coverage of very high capacity networks (VHCN) reaching 77.1% in 2023, a 28.5% increase from the previous year, according to the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy....

3. Cyprus sets course for cheaper electricity in 2025

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sets-course-for-cheaper-electricity-in-2025

Energy, Commerce, and Industry Minister George Papanastasiou unveiled Cyprus' ambitious plans for the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) during a press conference in Nicosia on Tuesday. ...

4. Cabinet expands subsidies for infertility treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-expands-subsidies-for-infertility-treatment

The Cyprus Cabinet has greenlit an amended plan that significantly enhances subsidies for infertility treatment, Health Minister Michael Damianos announced Tuesday....

5. Cyprus has a long way to go when it comes to EV's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-a-long-way-to-go-when-it-comes-to-ev-s

Cyprus lags behind the rest of the European Union in the adoption of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), according to data from the European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO). While growth is noted and targets seem achievable, the country's rate of electric car use remains among the lowest in the EU....

6. Government extends subsidies to ease cost of living crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-subsidies-to-ease-cost-of-living-crisis

The Cabinet approved a proposal on Wednesday by Finance Minister Makis Keravnos to extend measures aimed at compensating for the living costs of Cypriot households. Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis announced the decision following the Cabinet meeting....

7. Government extends electricity subsidies amid high temperatures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-electricity-subsidies-amid-high-temperatures

Cyprus will extend electricity subsidies until the end of October to help citizens cope with the high summer temperatures, President Nicos Christodoulides announced after a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday....

8. Will Cabinet decide to extend electricity subsidies?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-cabinet-decide-to-extend-electricity-subsidies-to-consumers

The government is poised to discuss the renewal of the electricity subsidy measure, set to expire on June 30, at its upcoming Cabinet meeting, according to a report by Kathimerini's Hectoras Georgiou....

9. Cyprus achieves €600 million fiscal surplus in Q1 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-achieves-€600-million-fiscal-surplus-in-q1-2024

Cyprus generated a fiscal surplus close to €600 million in the first quarter of 2024, marking an increase of 58% year on year, driven by the rise in state revenue which exceeded the rise in spending....

10. Schools to close early on Friday due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-close-early-on-friday-due-to-heatwave

Education Minister Athina Michaelidou defended the government's decision to suspend classes early on Friday due to soaring temperatures, calling it a balanced approach despite inevitable discontent....

11. EU to impose up to 25% tax on imported Chinese EVs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-to-impose-up-to-25-tax-on-imported-chinese-evs

The European Commission is set to notify car makers on Wednesday that it will provisionally apply additional duties of up to 25% on imported Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) starting next month, according to the Financial Times, citing sources familiar with the matter....

12. Cyprus inflation could offset ECB rate cut benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inflation-could-offset-ecb-rate-cut-benefits

The European Central Bank (ECB) cut its three key interest rates by 25 basis points on Thursday, marking the first reduction after nearly two years of increases or stasis. ...

13. Cyprus wins IMF praise for strong recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wins-imf-praise-for-strong-recovery

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Cyprus for its robust economic recovery and fiscal discipline, recommending continued efforts......

14. China's leader targets Hungary, Serbia for investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-leader-targets-hungary-serbia-for-investments

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will spend most of his five-day tour in Europe this week in two small countries in the continent’s eastern half, a region that Beijing has used as a foothold for its expanding economic ambitions in Europe....

15. 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....

16. MP Neofytou proposes €11,000 immediate payout for solidarity fund recipients

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mp-neofytou-proposes-11-000-immediate-payout-for-solidarity-fund-recipients

Democratic Rally MP Averof Neophytou has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at alleviating financial burdens for beneficiaries of the Solidarity Fund....

17. Imported wine squeezes Cyprus market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/imported-wine-squeezes-cyprus-market

According to Kathimerini reporter, Andreas Karamitas, wine marketing in Cyprus boasts an annual turnover of approximately €7 million, a sum primarily fueled by domestic consumption rather than exports, which only account for around €1 million. ...

18. 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....

19. Cyprus faces migration crisis amid infrastructure strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-migration-crisis-amid-infrastructure-strain

Cyprus is facing a mounting migration crisis as data obtained by K on Thursday reveals a surge in illegal immigrant arrivals, straining the government's resources and raising concerns about a humanitarian emergency....

20. EU probes Chinese subsidy claims in Romania solar tender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-probes-chinese-subsidy-claims-in-romania-solar-tender

21. Can high-speed trains boost birth rates in South Korea?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-high-speed-trains-boost-birth-rates-in-south-korea

In a bold move to combat its plummeting birth rates, South Korea has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative: the Great Train eXpress (GTX)....

22. Cyprus maritime sector advances amidst ambitious goals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-maritime-sector-advances-amidst-ambitious-goals

''Without a doubt, we take pride in the achievements of the past 60 years. Our ambition is to set even higher targets and strengthen the competitiveness of Cypriot shipping,...

23. Government implements measures to alleviate rising prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-implements-measures-to-alleviate-rising-prices

In response to concerns over price hikes, the government has unveiled a set of targeted and broad-ranging measures aimed at alleviating financial strain for citizens. ...

24. Finance Ministry to shield vulnerable homes from price hikes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-to-shield-vulnerable-homes-from-price-hikes

The forthcoming measures are set to target specific areas, not just spread thinly across the board, in the fight against rising prices....

25. Cyprus braces for soaring fuel prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-braces-for-soaring-fuel-prices

Cyprus braces for a significant hike in motor fuel prices by mid-April, with increases of 10 cents per liter expected to impact consumer spending across the island nation, according to a report by Kathimerini's Maria Eraclous....

26. Small farms dominate 85% of EU agricultural aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/small-farms-dominate-85-of-eu-agricultural-aid

Farmers with small farms constitute more than 85% of the beneficiaries of Common Agricultural Policy subsidies in Cyprus, Minister for Maria Panayiotou said in her intervention......

27. Efforts underway to preserve native Cypriot cattle breed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/efforts-underway-to-preserve-native-cypriot-cattle-breed

A collaborative effort among Cypriot stakeholders aims to revitalize the dwindling population of the native Cypriot cattle breed, which has faced endangerment since the mechanization of agriculture post-1960....

28. Christodoulides unveils €60M relief package amid rising prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/christodoulides-unveils-€60m-relief-package-amid-rising-prices

In an address to the nation, the President of Cyprus unveiled a series of targeted measures aimed at alleviating the economic challenges faced by households and businesses amidst rising prices. ...

29. High demand for electric vehicle subsidies as applications surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-demand-for-electric-vehicle-subsidies-as-applications-surge

In response to the subsidy schemes for electric vehicles, the Road Transport Department reports significant interest since the application process began on Saturday....

30. Cyprus development expenditure: 2023 surpasses €1B

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-development-expenditure-2023-surpasses-€1b

The realization of state budget development expenditure in 2023 reached 72% compared to 70% in 2022 and the average of 69% over the last decade, according to a Treasury report released on Wednesday....

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