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19 January, 2021
 

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1. Cyprus puts national minimum wage on hold until full employment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-national-minimum-wage-on-hold-until-full-employment

The Cyprus government will launch a social dialogue for the implementation of the national minimum wage when full employment is reached, namely when unemployment is around 5%....

2. Cyprus aiming for full absorption of EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-full-absorption-of-eu-funds

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Cyprus wants to achieve an absorption of 100% of the maximum of €968 million it could receive from the European structural and investment funds, but this requires that Cyprus invests in projects amounting to €1.8 billion....

3. Cyprus parliament approves legislation for social enterprises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-approves-legislation-for-social-enterprises

Parliament on Thursday passed into law a bill allowing social enterprises to be set up in the Republic of Cyprus....

4. Support schemes averted drastic rise in unemployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-averted-drastic-rise-in-unemployment

The package launched by the government to support employees and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic has averted a drastic rise in unemployment, labour minister Zeta Emilianidou said Thursday....

5. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

6. Government okays schemes tackling unemployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-okays-schemes-tackling-unemployment

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved three new schemes aiming to motivate the hiring of unemployed persons, ex-convicts, and youth, budgeted at €31 million....

7. MBA scholarships at CIIM for Oil & Gas Management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mba-scholarships-at-ciim-for-oil-gas-management

8. Cyprus FM calls for collective action to safeguard women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-calls-for-collective-action-to-safeguard-women-s-rights

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides called for concrete and collective actions that will bring transformative change in safeguarding women`s rights. ...

9. Government extends support schemes until end October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-extends-support-schemes-until-end-october

The Cabinet on Thursday decided to extend current government support programs aiming to cushion the blow of the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou said....

10. Nigerian students say north is safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-say-north-is-safe

Following danger warnings and criticism against Turkish Cypriot colleges, Nigerian student representatives in the north have refuted reports of mysterious and unsolved killings of fellow countrymen on the island...

11. Farmer refuses to return worker’s passport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-refuses-to-return-worker-s-passport

A story has emerged involving alleged mistreatment of a foreign worker, after a post shared on Facebook by a local NGO pointed to an old practice by employers unlawfully retaining foreign workers’ passports for leverage...

12. Cyprus scrambles to contain virus flare-ups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-virus-flare-ups

The government is expected to announce additional measures in response to fears over a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, after known cases on Thursday, most of them in Limassol, remained in double digits for a second consecutive day...

13. Woman secretly records her abuser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-secretly-records-her-abuser

Police sprung into action on Wednesday, arresting a man in Nicosia after video and audio recordings involving possible abuse against a housemaid went viral on social media...

14. Adoption of new trends accelerating after pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/adoption-of-new-trends-accelerating-after-pandemic

The acceleration of consumer trends and behaviour that was already underway prior to the COVID-19 outbreak has taken another leap forward and will spark consumer-facing companies and retailers to reinvent the way they do business, according to a new PwC report...

15. Asylum seeker delivery man gets arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-delivery-man-gets-arrested

A food delivery guy was arrested on suspicion of illegal employment in Paphos after he went to take food to the town’s police headquarters...

16. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

17. Pandemic's impact on tourism poses significant risks to Cyprus economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-impact-on-tourism-poses-significant-risks-to-cyprus-economy

The European Commission’s summer economic forecast expects significant risks to the Cyprus economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the tourism sector, which is predicted to see just 25% of last year’s revenues and high unemployment....

18. Man gets 13 years in Nicosia fatal stabbing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-13-years-in-nicosia-fatal-stabbing

A young man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for the death of a Pakistani national, who was killed in a stabbing incident downtown Nicosia back in February...

19. Cyprus based company KRU Overseas continues to supply coal to Cyprus domestic market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-based-company-kru-overseas-continues-to-supply-coal-to-cyprus-domestic-market

KRU Overseas Ltd., a global supplier of high-quality coal, continues to supply coal to Cyprus heavy industry leader, Vassiliko Cement Works Public Company Ltd....

20. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

21. Cyprus outlines drastic step on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-outlines-drastic-step-on-migration

Republic of Cyprus Interior Minister Nikos Nouris is urgently seeking a constitutional amendment to shorten the time of due process for asylum applicants, calling a set of government-sponsored bills a “holistic approach” to immigration during a press conference on Thursday...

22. Cyprus the highest climber in IMD 2020 World Competitiveness Ranking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-highest-climber-in-imd-2020-world-competitiveness-ranking

Cyprus was the highest climber in the 2020 IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, marking an improvement in all four categories that make up the overall ranking....

23. Hijab and kosher end up in report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hijab-and-kosher-end-up-in-report-on-cyprus

A State Department report has called out Cyprus on matters of religious freedom, following a number of stories in the media including the right to wear hijab in school, kosher laws, and access to religious sites...

24. Preservation of jobs a priority, dep. government spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preservation-of-jobs-a-priority-dep-government-spokesman-says

The government is determined to do everything in its power to prevent the loss of jobs, deputy government spokesman Panayiotis Sentonas said Friday....

25. President gives thanks to nurses and midwives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-gives-thanks-to-nurses-and-midwives

President Nicos Anastasiades expressed the government’s and his own “deep gratitude” toward nurses and midwives for their valuable contribution in protecting the public’s health....

26. Exit roadmap foresees economy on recovery path by Q3 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exit-roadmap-foresees-economy-on-recovery-path-by-q3-2020

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Thursday that the government’s lockdown exit roadmap, aspects of which were presented by the President on Wednesday night, aims to see the island’s economy on the path of recovery by the fourth quarter of this year....

27. Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC recognised internationally as a Leading Cyprus Law Firm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/michael-kyprianou-co-llc-recognised-internationally-as-a-leading-cyprus-law-firm

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC had the honour of been recommended for all its areas of practice. At the same time it has received top tier recognition in the fields of Dispute Resolution, Employment Law and Real Estate & Construction Law....

28. Civil society group launches petition demanding government covers rent, utility bills

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-society-group-launches-petition-demanding-government-covers-rent-utility-bills

A civil society group that formed in Cyprus amid the coronavirus outbreak to address urgent social concerns that have slipped through the cracks of the government’s support package launched a petition on Wednesday demanding that the government moves to cover rent and suspend utility expenses....

29. Sustainability the key word in approach against COVID-19, says Swedish Ambassador

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sustainability-the-key-word-in-approach-against-covid-19-says-swedish-ambassador

Sweden’s Ambassador in Nicosia Anders Hagelberg has spoken of the need for a sustainable approach as regards dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and has noted that one cannot compare the measures taken in different countries, as each one has different social and family structures in place....

30. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

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