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1. Cyprus labour costs increase by 4.9%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-labour-costs-increase-by-4-9

Cyprus has reported a 4.9% rise in hourly labour costs (total cost) during the first quarter of 2024 compared to the same period last year, according to data released on Monday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. ...

2. 'The fifth phalanx'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fifth-phalanx

The coming of age of my generation coincided with Cyprus' first appearance in the European Parliament in 2004. A generation that saw the EU as the vehicle for its hope—hope for change and reunification of the country....

3. Beyonce's producer accused of repeated sexual assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beyonce-s-producer-accused-of-repeated-sexual-assault

Grammy award-winning producer and songwriter The-Dream has been accused of rape and sexual battery, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles...

4. 31,000 children in Cyprus below poverty line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/31-000-children-in-cyprus-below-poverty-line

The percentage of children at or below the poverty line in Cyprus stood at 18.1% in 2022, equivalent to around 31 thousand children according to Eurostat......

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. 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. ...

7. International student numbers fall in UK universities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-student-numbers-fall-in-uk-universities

Universities are reporting a steep drop in international students applying to come to the UK, amid warnings that further restrictions on student visas would torpedo a vital flow of talent for Britain’s creative industries....

8. Former Central Bank Governor reflects on achievements and future plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-central-bank-governor-reflects-on-achievements-and-future-plans

In an exclusive interview with Andreas Kimitris of Kathimerini, former Cyprus Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou delved into various aspects of his tenure and the hurdles encountered during his term. ...

9. 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......

10. Greek workers strike paralyzes transport services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greek-workers-strike-paralyzes-transport-services

In Greece, transport services came to a standstill on Wednesday as workers across various sectors participated in a 24-hour strike, demanding higher pay to offset the increasing cost of living...

11. Businesses turn to banks amid funding crunch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/businesses-turn-to-banks-amid-funding-crunch

In 2023, businesses encountered a tough road ahead when it came to securing loans, as costs continued to climb....

12. Cyprus grapples with €80 million surge in state budget deficit for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-€80-million-surge-in-state-budget-deficit-for-2023

The state budget deficit for 2023 increased by €80 million compared to the deficit recorded in 2022, according to the Fiscal Report of the Republic of Cyprus for 2023, submitted to the House of Representatives....

13. Cyprus' economic resilience earns high credit rating confirmation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-economic-resilience-earns-high-credit-rating-confirmation

International rating agency Morningstar DBRS has confirmed Cyprus’ BBB (high) long-term credit rating with a stable trend, noting that favourable economic prospects balance downside risks. ...

14. 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......

15. Understaffing woes grip Cyprus' Shipping Deputy Ministry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/understaffing-woes-grip-cyprus-shipping-deputy-ministry

Cyprus' public sector, particularly the Ministry of Shipping, continues to grapple with significant understaffing issues, raising concerns about operational effectiveness....

16. Cyprus labor costs surge 5.4%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-labor-costs-surge-5-4

In the 4th quarter of 2023, the hourly labour costs (total cost) increased by 5.4%, compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to provisional data, published by the Statistical Service on Tuesday....

17. ECB considers rate cut despite falling inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-considers-rate-cut-despite-falling-inflation

The European Central Bank is set to keep interest rates at record highs on Thursday and take baby steps towards cutting them in the coming months as inflation continues to fall despite stubbornly high underlying price pressures....

18. Cyprus plays key role in EU's operation ASPIDES

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-plays-key-role-in-eu-s-operation-aspides

In response to increased threats from the Houthi terrorist group, the European Union has approved the initiation of Operation ASPIDES, aiming to bolster security and freedom for European shipping in the Red Sea. ...

19. Who earns what? Insights into top government salaries in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-earns-what-insights-into-top-government-salaries-in-cyprus

Newly released data from the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus reveals that the highest-paid government officials in the country include the Attorney General,...

20. Government raises minimum wage to €1000, boosting income for 25,000 workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-raises-minimum-wage-to-€1000-boosting-income-for-25-000-workers

In a move aimed at bolstering the income of low-wage earners, the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance has announced a significant rise in the National Minimum Wage, effective this January....

21. Central Bank chief cautions on early rate cuts amid global tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-bank-chief-cautions-on-early-rate-cuts-amid-global-tensions

Central Bank Governor and European Central Bank (ECB) member Constantinos Herodotou stated that discussions regarding interest rate reductions are premature, given ongoing geopolitical conflicts and potential disruptions in the supply chain arising from tensions in the Red Sea....

22. Forty percent of global jobs face disruption because of AI

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/forty-percent-of-global-jobs-face-disruption-because-of-ai

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to reshape the global job market, potentially affecting 40% of jobs worldwide, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva....

23. Dr. Anastasatos forecasts bright future for Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-anastasatos-forecasts-bright-future-for-cyprus-economy-in-candid-interview

Eurobank group's chief economist, Dr Tasos Anastasatos, expresses optimism about the Cyprus economy, emphasizing that the decision to expand the group's banking presence in Cyprus is linked to these positive economic prospects....

24. The climb to success in the public sector pay scale

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-climb-to-success-in-the-public-sector-pay-scale

The Ministry of Finance has officially disclosed the main provisions of the agreement reached with trade unions PASYDY and FCC, outlining significant salary advancements for public and broader public sector employees, including those within Local Government Authorities. ...

25. Low paid government workers demand higher pay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/low-paid-government-workers-demand-higher-pay

The ''Equality'' guild staged a rally outside the Presidential Palace on Monday, followed by a protest march to the Ministry of Finance, highlighting concerns over low-paid public sector workers....

26. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

27. McDonalds Israel in the hot seat for giving away 100,000 free meals to soldiers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mcdonalds-israel-in-the-hot-seat-for-giving-away-100-000-free-meals-to-soldiers

Tensions are playing out at McDonald’s locations across the Middle East as the Israel-Hamas war rages on....

28. Bar meeting turns into ''starvation wages'' circus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bar-meeting-turns-into-starvation-wages-circus

The Parliamentary Committee of Lawyers, in conjunction with the new Council of the Cyprus Bar Association, addressed several critical issues during their meeting today....

29. Rising rent costs challenge Cyprus middle-class budgets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-rent-costs-challenge-cyprus-middle-class-budgets

A disconcerting trend is unfolding in Cyprus, where not only are the prices of essential goods on the rise, but rents are also skyrocketing, sparking extensive debates and concerns throughout society according to a report on Philenews....

30. Parents to protect kids from Hamas hostage videos on social media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-to-protect-kids-from-hamas-hostage-videos-on-social-media

Schools in Israel, the UK and the US are advising parents to delete their children’s social media apps over concerns that Hamas militants will broadcast or disseminate disturbing videos of hostages who have been seized in recent days....

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