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1. Cyprus scores low on public sector corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-low-on-public-sector-corruption

The Republic of Cyprus was at a historic low in terms of perceived levels of corruption in the public sector, according to figures released this week by Transparency International...

2. Op-ed: Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

3. Moves to make banking faster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moves-to-make-banking-faster

As part of the strategy to create faster, more flexible and efficient banking services, the Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), Mr. Konstantinos Herodotou,...

4. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

5. Cyprus’ civil service secret out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-service-secret-out-in-the-open

Thousands of civil servants have been found to run private businesses or direct companies without permission from the state, with officials calling on violators to comply with the law and some politicians calling for an investigation into possible conflicts of interest...

6. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

7. Digital Agenda 2021 ends with a bang!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-agenda-2021-ends-with-a-bang

The second and final day of Digital Agenda Cyprus was more impressive with speakers bringing together ideas, predictions and discussions about the future of technology and what to expect during the post-pandemic era....

8. Cypriot AG says some civil servants unfit for the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ag-says-some-civil-servants-unfit-for-the-job

Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides ruffled some feathers this week when he told a House committee hearing that some leadership positions in the civil service were filled by people who were incompetent...

9. KPMG in Cyprus announces partnership with RICS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-in-cyprus-announces-partnership-with-rics

KPMG in Cyprus and RICS have signed a collaboration agreement for the provision of services for the issue of the quarterly ''RICS Cyprus Property Price Index, with KPMG in Cyprus''....

10. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Renewed European finance strategy and implementation of the action plan on financing sustainable growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-renewed-european-finance-strategy-and-implementation-of-the-action-plan-on-financing-sustainable-growth

The European Commission adopted on 21 April 2021, a comprehensive package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards financing the transition to a sustainable economy, whereas these measures will be instrumental in reaching climate and environmental targets as well as vital for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

11. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

12. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

13. The superiority of transparency and efficiency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-superiority-of-transparency-and-efficiency

The Hellenic Republic signed a contract to purchase 44 torpedoes for its 214HN submarines, considered a significant asset against Turkey....

14. EY: CEOs understand transformation cannot be put off following COVID-19 pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-ceos-understand-transformation-cannot-be-put-off-following-covid-19-pandemic

More than two-thirds (68%) of CEO respondents from the world’s largest companies say that they plan to take on a major investment in data and technology over the next 12 months, while 61% plan to undertake a major transformation initiative over the same period, according to the global EY CEO Imperative Study 2021. ...

15. NSO denies knowledge of hacked list in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nso-denies-knowledge-of-hacked-list-in-cyprus

Israel-based NSO Group is pointing the finger at customers who may misuse its Pegasus surveillance software, following reports that a list hacked in Cyprus contained thousands of mobile phone numbers believed to have been be targeted by the proprietary malware to spy on journalists and activists around the globe...

16. Yiolitis walks away with ‘clear conscience’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yiolitis-walks-away-with-‘clear-conscience

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades had no further comment but to thank outgoing Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis, who resigned Thursday following a barrage of bad publicity implicating her as the 'weakest link' in the administration ahead of an upcoming Cabinet reshuffle...

17. ECB tells Cyprus lawmakers to get it right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-tells-cyprus-lawmakers-to-get-it-right

Elizabeth McCaul, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, advised caution over possible amendments to the Cyprus foreclosure law stressing that 'such policies can also backfire and destabilize the banking sector if designed in a haphazard manner'...

18. Cyprus opposes global minimum corporate tax

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opposes-global-minimum-corporate-tax

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides says Cyprus opposes both Biden’s proposal for a minimum corporate tax and a recently reached deal by MEPs on improved transparency for tax reporting...

19. Cypriot voters elect new Parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-voters-elect-new-parliament

Voters in the Republic of Cyprus head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new House of Representatives, following a highly contested and unusual campaign that has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic...

20. EU ready to claw back stolen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ready-to-claw-back-stolen-funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office goes to work next week, after the Council gave the green light this week for the first supranational independent agency to begin investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU budget...

21. More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-half-of-cyprus-nursing-staff-opt-out-of-jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

22. Cyprus hurries to clean up company registry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hurries-to-clean-up-company-registry

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides has called on business stakeholders in Cyprus to embrace a new effort of recording and updating true information about beneficiaries of companies, saying a new digital registry can bolster transparency on the island...

23. IMF: Withdrawal of support measures should be gradual

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imf-withdrawal-of-support-measures-should-be-gradual

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission met virtually with the Cypriot authorities from March 8–29, 2021 to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities on the island. In an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus, IMF mission chief for Cyprus, Anita Tuladhar, said the longer the recovery period in sectors related to tourism, the greater the chance that permanent scars will remain in the economy of Cyprus. Tuladhar also noted the importance of state-sponsored programs to support the economy....

24. Cyprus Parliament approves Code of Conduct for MPs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-approves-code-of-conduct-for-mps

Parliament on Thursday approved a decision enacting the Code of Conduct for MPs, implementing a recommendation by Greco, the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption monitoring body....

25. Cyprus unveils plan to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-plan-to-tackle-corruption

Cyprus’ fight against corruption is based on three pillars, President Anastasiades said Friday, announcing the eagerly-awaited steps the government will take in a bid to restore credibility to the Republic after its reputation was shattered by revelations of corruption through the nixed Citizenship-by-Investment Program (CIP)....

26. EU scrambles for supply amid vaccine clatter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-scrambles-for-supply-amid-vaccine-clatter

Cypriot EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides says AstraZeneca’s revised schedule for delivering fewer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in coming weeks is “not acceptable” while the European Ombudsman embarks on an investigation into vaccine contracts...

27. MPs vote on budget hanging by a thread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mps-vote-on-budget-hanging-by-a-thread

The House takes another vote on the state budget on Thursday, with representatives expected to pass the bill narrowly following behind-the-scenes consultations since the first time it was rejected in mid-December...

28. Legal experts pounce on Yiolitis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-experts-pounce-on-yiolitis-case

A well-known Cypriot lawyer, who raised questions over a home search after Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis filed a criminal complaint against a Twitter parody account, has written to the Police Chief asking to obtain public information as a concerned citizen...

29. Kalogerou probe fails to impress opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kalogerou-probe-fails-to-impress-opposition

The chair of the ad hoc committee that looked into allegations of wrongdoing last year as Cyprus’ golden passports scandal was unfolding defended the choice to go after high profile cases, following criticism from opposition parties that say the focus was too narrow...

30. Redacted report on golden passports published

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/redacted-report-to-be-published-noon

A redacted version of the Kalogerou report on golden passports is expected to be made public on Tuesday afternoon, amid criticism of the government from opposition parties calling for transparency in probing corruption allegations...

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