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1. Pilot school bus program for primary school students to start in September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pilot-school-bus-program-for-primary-school-students-to-start-in-september

Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, announced on Wednesday that a government pilot program offering primary school students bus service to and from their schools will begin in September....

2. EC projects economic slowdown and rising inflation in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-projects-economic-slowdown-and-rising-inflation-for-cyprus

The European Commission has revised its economic projections for Cyprus citing a downward trend due to the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the associated sanctions against Moscow on the island’s tourist and services sector....

3. Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bodies-found-in-lake-mead-renew-interest-in-vegas-mob-lore

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip....

4. Nameless pay-as-you-go phones under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nameless-pay-as-you-go-phones-under-scrutiny

Police and intelligence officials in the Republic of Cyprus are pushing again for a ban on anonymous pay-as-you-go phones hoping it will help reduce crime, but critics and phone companies are not buying the argument...

5. Half a million tourists from the US expected to visit Greece this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/half-a-million-tourists-from-the-us-expected-to-visit-greece-this-year

Never before has Greece had half a million tourists from the United States in one year, or more than 60 direct weekly flights between the US and Athens, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told Skai Radio, adding that the government expects significant revenues from the sector in 2022....

6. 'A historic day': British bases lifts restrictions on civilian property development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-historic-day-british-bases-lifts-restrictions-on-civilian-property-development

Eight years after the signing of a bilateral Arrangement between Cyprus and the UK, the SBA is today lifting restrictions on property development on 200 square kilometers of non-military areas within the bases....

7. Cyprus and EU economies facing a 'twin problem' following the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-economies-facing-a-twin-problem-following-the-war-in-ukraine

The EU and Cyprus economies are facing a “twin problem” of rising commodity and energy prices and heightened uncertainty following the invasion of Russia in Ukraine, according to discussions held by the Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the European Investment Bank (EIB)....

8. ‘I will visit Athens when we win the war,’ Ukraine’s President tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘i-will-visit-athens-when-we-win-the-war-ukraine-s-president-tells-kathimerini

Volodymyr Zelenskyy looked worn, he was probably sleepless, but he spoke passionately in his signature husky, nasal voice, stopping often to take a sip of coffee from the cup next to him....

9. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

10. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Letting your property in Cyprus through online platforms (e.g. Airbnb)?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-letting-your-property-in-cyprus-through-online-platforms-e-g-airbnb

The economy of Cyprus is largely dependent on tourism, and this is evident from the fact that government revenues from tourism accounted for over 12% of Cyprus GDP in year 2019 (in accordance with publicly available statistics extracted pre Covid-19 pandemic). ...

11. Diner in Cyprus hates on ‘Russian’ tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diners-in-cyprus-hate-on-‘russian-tourists

A group of Latvian tourists in Cyprus posted a disturbing video on social media showing fellow diners at a hotel hating on them after mistaking them for Russians...

12. Discord takes hold in front against Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/discord-takes-hold-in-front-against-russian-oil

Nicosia has been defending its stance towards sanctions against Moscow on the basis of principles and European unity, but lack of consensus for the bloc to seek a collective ban on Russian oil supplies has made cracks in the united front appear larger...

13. US tourists flock to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-tourists-flock-to-greece

Indications are growing that tourism from the US in Greece this year will approach the levels of 2019, and even exceed them if the international geopolitical uncertainties are lifted....

14. Cyprus abolishes flight pass and country categorizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-abolishes-flight-pass-and-country-categorizations

As of April 18, 2022, travelers will no longer be required to fill out the Cyprus Flight Pass when entering Cyprus. The move comes after tourist organizations called on the government to abolish the Flight pass, noting that Cyprus would be left behind other countries that had already made the move. ...

15. Cyprus breaks into the French market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-breaks-into-the-french-market

New prospects for tourist arrivals from France have opened both in the short-term and medium-term, Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios has told CNA, noting that Cyprus has managed to break into the French market after three long years....

16. Russian Ambassador leaves Cyprus after 9 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-leaves-cyprus-after-9-years

After 9 years of service in the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation in Nicosia, Stanislav Osaci leaves Cyprus....

17. Ministers point out the need for 'the Cyprus experience' in tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministers-point-out-the-need-for-the-cyprus-experience-in-tourism

There is a need for quality tourism in Cyprus as well as one that can be resilient in the face of a continuing crisis, ...

18. Major projects underway in Larnaca, Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-projects-underway-in-larnaca-nicosia

The Cyprus real estate and construction sectors are moving past the demise of the scrapped Citizenship for Investment Programme, turning their attention to the capital and the once-neglected coastal town of Larnaca, while Limassol, with its high-rises and cosmopolitan lifestyle, is still seeing part of the action....

19. Consulco hosted the digital event ''UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consulco-hosted-the-digital-event-uk-economy-and-real-estate-outlook

Consulco has successfully hosted the UK Economy and Real Estate Outlook event, along with four leading organization that have provided insights on the pressures the UK is facing today and their impact on key property markets. ...

20. Divided Cyprus vows protection for Ukrainians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divided-cyprus-vows-protection-for-ukrainians

People fleeing war in Ukraine have been promised protection in Cyprus, but questions remained as both sides on the divided island rushed to declare their support before finalizing all the details...

21. Refugees from Ukraine - The Government's temporary aid package

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-from-ukraine-the-government-s-temporary-aid-package

An inter-ministerial committee that convened under the chairmanship of Interior Minister Nikos Nouris concluded with specific measures to host Ukrainian citizens in Cyprus who have fled their country due to the hostilities....

22. Ukrainians in Cyprus before cutoff date now in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainians-in-cyprus-before-cutoff-date-in-limbo

Dozens of Ukrainians in the Republic of Cyprus are running out of money and unable to benefit automatically from EU “temporary protection” measures because they visited the island as tourists before the cutoff date...

23. The Med gets first offshore wind farm as Italy vows energy revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-med-gets-first-offshore-wind-farm-as-italy-vows-energy-revolution

The Mediterranean's first offshore wind farm is rising from the shallows off Italy, its turbines a symbol of hope for a Europe suffering an energy crisis exacerbated by war....

24. Cyprus loses 370 thousand passengers from Russia and Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-loses-370-thousand-passengers-from-russia-and-ukraine

A significant number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists scheduled to arrive in Paphos in 2022 are no longer expected to visit Cyprus, according to information from Hermes Airports....

25. Perdios: 'We will cover the loss of revenue from Russian tourists'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perdios-we-will-cover-the-loss-of-revenue-from-russian-tourists

Despite losing ground in the Russian and Ukrainian markets due to the war in Ukraine and sanctions against Russia, Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios was optimistic on Tuesday that this year's tourist arrivals could catch up with 2021 from the promotion of other markets, which may fill part of the gap from Cyprus' second largest tourist market....

26. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

27. Loss of 1.5% to 2% of Cypriot GDP due to a ban on Russian flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loss-of-1-5-to-2-of-cypriot-gdp-due-to-a-ban-on-russian-flights

Cyprus could lose 1.5% to 2% of its growth rate this year if the Cypriot airspace (under EU sanctions) to Russia remains closed for the whole of 2022, estimates the rating agency DBRS Morningstar, noting that despite the negative impact, the war in Ukraine will not derail the medium-term prospects of the Cypriot economy....

28. Cyprus’s underwater sculpture park offers a deep dive into aquatic art

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-s-underwater-sculpture-park-offers-a-deep-dive-into-aquatic-art

Snacking on the works of art in museums is typically discouraged. But that’s exactly what I’m witnessing at the Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa (Musan) as a shoal of flickering fish tuck into the algae on the sculptures’ surface....

29. Two ministerial commitees established to monitor impact of Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-ministerial-commitees-established-to-monitor-impact-of-ukraine-crisis-on-cyprus

At a meeting chaired by President Nicos Anastasiades today at the Presidential Palace, two ministerial committees were established to monitor the effects of the Ukraine crisis on Cyprus....

30. Karousos: 'The Russian and Ukrainian markets are lost for this year'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/karousos-the-russian-and-ukrainian-markets-are-lost-for-this-year

An action plan for replacing the lost tourism from the Russian and Ukrainian markets is being prepared according to the Minister of Transportation, Communications and Works Yiannis Karoussos....

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