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23 January, 2021
 

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1. EY welcomes Eleni Sofocleous as a Director in EY Cyprus’ Tax Practice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-welcomes-eleni-sofocleous-as-a-director-in-ey-cyprus-tax-practice

EY Cyprus, staying true to its commitment to building a better working world, always looks to reinforce its teams with the brightest talents. In this context, we are proud to announce that, as of 11th of January 2021, Eleni Sofocleous has joined EY’s Tax practice...

2. Christmas star to light up the sky

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christmas-star-to-light-up-the-sky

Two of the largest planets in the solar system will come together in “a great conjunction” right in time for Christmas, a phenomenon not seen for nearly 400 years...

3. AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia's Sputnik in vaccine race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-hitches-ride-with-russia-s-sputnik-in-vaccine-race

AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of the British drugmaker's vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday....

4. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

5. Cyprus reports 228 new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-228-new-coronavirus-cases

Cyprus authorities announced that 228 new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, when a whopping 8,887 tests were conducted, raising total cases detected so far to 7,513....

6. KPMG says it will be net zero carbon by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-announces-it-will-be-net-zero-carbon-by-2030

KPMG announced its intention to become a net-zero carbon organisation by 2030, as part of its continued focus on delivering growth in a sustainable way and providing climate solutions for member firms, clients and society...

7. Pfizer, BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-biontech-say-their-covid-19-vaccine-is-more-than-90-effective

Pfizer Inc on Monday said its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 based on initial data from a large study, a major victory in the fight against a pandemic that has killed over 1 million people, roiled the world’s economy and upended daily life....

8. COVID-19 calls for digital technology investments in oil and gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/covid-19-calls-for-digital-technology-investments-in-oil-and-gas

Ninety percent of oil and gas executives agree that investments in technology and workforce are essential to surviving current market conditions, according to a new EY survey...

9. 5G wars over Cyprus rage on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-wars-over-cyprus-rage-on

The Chinese Embassy in Cyprus accused Washington over the weekend of “openly coercing” Nicosia and other allies into keeping out Chinese companies in setting up 5G networks...

10. Michalis Persianis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/michalis-persianis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Michalis Persianis has been Corporate Affairs Director at Bank of Cyprus since 2015. ...

11. Post-lockdown jump in coronavirus cases rattles Turkish officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/post-lockdown-jump-in-coronavirus-cases-rattles-turkish-officials

Turkey may have to adopt a harder line on social interactions following a worrying jump in coronavirus infections but it has no plans to reverse an easing of lockdown restrictions aimed at reviving the economy, officials say....

12. Communion ritual unchanged in Orthodox Church despite virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communion-ritual-unchanged-in-orthodox-church-despite-virus

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the mouth of the first person in line....

13. Cyprus plans to tap into ESM’s pandemic credit line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-apply-for-financial-assistance-from-esm-s-pandemic-crisis-support

Cyprus will tap into the European Stability Mechanism’s Pandemic Crisis Support fund to cover its elevated healthcare expenditure which came as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Thursday. ...

14. Cabinet maps out how to ease measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-convenes-to-decide-on-measures

The Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus convenes Wednesday morning in order finalize plans for easing restrictions and restarting the economy as signs show COVID-19 infections winding down...

15. President summons health team to Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-summons-health-team-to-palace

President Nicos Anastasiades has called the government's team of health experts back to the Presidential Palace for face-to--face consultations, amid reports that the government is a day away from taking crucial decisions on easing Covid-19 restrictions...

16. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

17. World remains cautious over chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-remains-cautious-over-chloroquine

The US Food and Drug Administration is a step closer to a potential approval of chloroquine for treatment against Covid-19, while more doubts over the drug’s effectiveness and concerns over lethal side effects continue to pop up around the globe...

18. Health expert estimates Cyprus may be free of virus by early May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-expert-estimates-cyprus-may-be-free-of-virus-by-early-may

Health expert Leondios Kostrikis estimated on Friday that judging by the progression of the island’s coronavirus curve, we should be free of the virus by early May, though the timeframe depends on the effectiveness of the measures taken, the public’s response, and the elimination of imported cases....

19. Cyprus on right path as cases drop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-cases-still-going-down

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been steadily dropping over the past few days in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts praising the government for relying on science in the battle against the pandemic...

20. Israel-Cyprus medical cooperation and innovation in the time of coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/israel-cyprus-medical-cooperation-and-innovation-in-the-time-of-coronavirus

The world’s population is currently facing a major crisis. Governments are taking drastic measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. The first priorities are to take preventive measures, to provide the best possible life saving medical care and to maximize the scientific capabilities to face the epidemic. Steps are taken also to minimize the economic impact....

21. Tenth person succumbs to COVID-19 infection, total cases rise to 356

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tenth-person-succumbs-to-covid-19-infection-total-cases-rise-to-356

The coronavirus death toll rose to 10 in the Republic on Thursday after a woman who was being treated in the Limassol General Hospital ICU succumbed to the infection, while 36 new cases were confirmed....

22. Coronavirus death toll rises to seven,confirmed cases rise to 230

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-rises-to-six-confirmed-cases-rise-to-230

A 77-year-old coronavirus carrier died on Monday, raising the death toll in the Republic of Cyprus to seven, while 16 more tested positive bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 230....

23. China's ambassador responds to US criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-s-ambassador-responds-to-us-criticism

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia is firing back at US and media criticism over his country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, adding that he believes Cyprus will win the battle against the coronavirus...

24. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

25. Coronavirus deaths rise to five, 16 new cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-deaths-rise-to-five-16-new-cases-confirmed

The Health Ministry announced on Friday that two more people who had contracted coronavirus died, involving a 76-year-old Cypriot woman with underlying health conditions and a 47-year-old Greek national. 16 more coronavirus cases were also confirmed....

26. Cyprus President to hold private meeting with Prince Charles on March 19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-hold-private-meeting-with-prince-charles-on-march-19

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on March 19 will hold a private meeting with Charles, the Prince of Wales, who will be paying the island an official visit between March 18-21....

27. Sir Paul Nurse: Fighting cancer through the cell cycle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sir-paul-nurse-fighting-cancer-through-the-cell-cycle

Holder of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Sir Paul Nurse, visited the island last week where he participated as the honorary speaker in the 4th Lecture of Academic Excellence organized by the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine and the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics. His lecture, entitled ‘Control of the Cell Cyle’, delved into the depths of the research which had led to his prestigious Nobel prize....

28. Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Cyprus in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-charles-and-camilla-to-visit-cyprus-in-march

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be flying over to Cyprus for their first joint official visit, to take place from March 18 until March 21, the British High Commission announced on Tuesday....

29. Cyprus slightly above EU average on women scientists and engineers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slightly-above-eu-average-on-women-scientists-and-engineers

In 2018, of almost 15 million scientists and engineers in the EU, 59% were men and 41% women, according to figures released by Eurostat, ahead of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated on 11 February. Cyprus ranks close to the EU average with 42%, followed by Romania (41%), France (40%), and Greece, the Czech Republic and Slovakia (all 39%). ...

30. EY helps establish ethical artificial intelligence systems

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-helps-establish-ethical-artificial-intelligence-systems
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