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16 June, 2021
 

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1. 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'...

2. Cyprus bans foreign travelers from India

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreign-travellers-from-india

The Republic of Cyprus has issued an emergency order banning entry of foreign nationals traveling to the island from India, except Cypriots, Europeans, and permanent residents who now must undergo additional screening, in an attempt to slow down further spread of the Indian variant of Covid-19...

3. New EMA warning over AstraZeneca shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-warning-over-astrazeneca-shot

The EU drug regulator is recommending that people who have had a rare blood vessel syndrome are not immunised with AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine...

4. Minister urges COVID survivors to get jabbed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-urges-covid-survivors-to-get-jabbed

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou is calling on COVID survivors in the Republic of Cyprus to get vaccinated, saying vaccines offer protection...

5. Court battles brewing over COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-battles-brewing-over-covid-measures

Over a hundred complaints and counting are waiting to be heard in Cypriot courts against the government and members of its coronavirus task force, with legality issues being raised over pandemic measures including Safe Pass...

6. Cyprus lifts curfew as nightclubs open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lifts-curfew-as-nightclubs-open

The government of the Republic of Cyprus lifted a night curfew on Thursday as further relaxations of pandemic measures kicked in, including the opening of nightclubs based on last-minute protocols...

7. Cyprus issues temporary vax docs for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-issues-temporary-vax-docs-for-travel

The Republic of Cyprus began on Tuesday issuing a temporary COVID-19 vaccination certificate to citizens who wish to travel abroad in June, with the paper document valid until the new European Digital COVID Certificate is scheduled to be introduced on July 1...

8. Text blunder adds to vaccination confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/text-blunder-adds-to-vaccination-confusion

Dozens of people showed up to get a vaccine in Limassol on Monday after thousands of appointments had been canceled or rescheduled due to a nurse strike, but some people insist they had received a text reminder in the morning asking them to proceed with the appointment...

9. US lowers travel risk for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lowers-travel-risk-for-cyprus

The CDC in Atlanta has issued new travel advisories lowering the threat of COVID-19 in many destinations including Cyprus, prompting the State Department to change its advisory for the island from 'do not travel' to 'reconsider travel'...

10. PASYNO nurses strike over ministry probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pasyno-nurses-strike-over-ministry-probe

Cyprus’ PASYNO Nurses Association went on strike Monday to protest against a disciplinary probe that examines whether five members who refused to work in Athalassa hospital during COVID had breached their contract...

11. G7 agree on plan targeting tax heavens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g7-agree-on-plan-targeting-tax-heavens

The G7 reached a landmark deal on Saturday to pursue higher global tax rates on multinational businesses but the measures need broader support including an EU resolution, with retractors including Cyprus where Amazon recently registered a company...

12. Cyprus enters new phase of relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-new-phase-of-measure-relaxations

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Friday a new phase of easing of COVID restrictions, including people allowed to stay out during curfew if they are attending a wedding celebration...

13. Cyprus reopens checkpoints in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reopens-checkpoints-in-buffer-zone

Barricades in downtown Nicosia’s checkpoint were removed Friday as Cyprus’ two communities north and south agreed to ease movement restrictions imposed during the COVID pandemic...

14. Cyprus et al kept off UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-et-al-kept-off-uk-s-green-list

A last minute Cypriot campaign in the United Kingdom to secure quarantine-free travel to the island failed to yield results on Thursday, after Britain’s choice to go the extra cautious route affected many countries, with the island now focusing on Russia, its second largest market, to keep summer hopes alive...

15. Vaxxed doc treated for infection in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-doc-treated-for-infection-in-cyprus

A doctor in Limassol, who is said to have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, is out of any immediate danger after being hospitalized with a coronavirus infection, as fear and confusion about the rise of variants continue to muddle the government’s message...

16. Checkpoints to open with no deal on vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-deal-on-vaccinated-but-checkpoints-open-friday

The two communities on divided Cyprus have confirmed their agreement on a 3-level system that would allow people to go through checkpoints, but details remain unclear on whether those who are vaccinated can still cross if epidemiological conditions worsen...

17. Cypriot minister vies for UK's green status

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-vies-for-uk-s-green-status

Cypriot deputy tourism minister Savvas Perdios has been trying to sway British officials towards including his country on the UK’s green list, following a recent improvement of the epidemiological situation on the island that could still be argued either way in London...

18. Cyprus' checkpoints expected to reopen Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-checkpoints-expected-to-reopen-friday

The government spokesperson in the Republic of Cyprus says there is a basis for agreement between the two communities to re-open crossing points, with reports saying people on the divided island will be able to go through checkpoints as soon as Friday if they have the necessary health certificate...

19. Cyprus checks more items off relaxation list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-check-more-items-off-relaxation-list

Further easing of COVID restrictions went into effect Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, with daily cases remaining very low but a night curfew still remains in place until middle of next week...

20. 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...

21. Family businesses in Europe fared better in response to COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-businesses-in-europe-fared-better-in-response-to-covid-19

For businesses of all types, the first impact on the pandemic was felt on revenues. 64% of European family businesses reported initial revenue losses compared to 69% of family businesses globally, 25% managed to maintain their revenue levels, and 11% experienced increases...

22. Cyprus closer to normality and freedom

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-closer-to-normality-and-freedom

A mere 69 coronavirus cases were announced on Wednesday as COVID deaths became less frequent in the Republic of Cyprus, with a positivity rate down to 0,17% prompting authorities to announce the next step of easing pandemic restrictions...

23. A silent pandemic requiring global action now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-silent-pandemic-requiring-global-action-now

If policymakers fail to address the challenge of antimicrobial resistance they risk seeing the rise of a silent pandemic, write Stella Kyriakides and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

24. Cyprus adopts restrictions for AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-restrictions-for-astrazeneca

The Republic of Cyprus is adopting age restrictions for the AstraZeneca vaccine, following a fatal blood clot incident and intense debate amongst health experts, with the decision coming just hours after the health minister had warned he would seek answers abroad if the advisory team failed to deliver a solid recommendation...

25. KPMG and CIM offer 2 scholarships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-and-cim-offer-2-scholarships

KPMG in Cyprus and the Cyprus Institute of Marketing – The Cyprus Business School (CIM) offer for third consecutive year the opportunity to two fellow citizens to acquire an undergraduate or a postgraduate degree...

26. Cyprus makes good progress with initial jabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-good-progress-with-initial-jabs

Almost half of the population in the Republic of Cyprus eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 has received at least one dose against COVID-19, with the health ministry breathing a sigh of relief but also calling for higher numbers...

27. Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-woman-in-cyprus-dies-from-blood-clot

A British woman passed away on the weekend while she was receiving thrombolytic therapy in Cyprus, following her vaccination against COVID earlier this month, with officials admitting a link but unable to pinpoint what exactly may have caused the blood clot...

28. Cyprus’ baddie 'opens up' Euro contest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-baddie-to-set-tone-at-euro-contest

After last year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, Eurovision fans around the world are hours away from enjoying the biggest live music event, with Cyprus’ entry opening the popular competition where love of music is mixed with high emotions and decisive computations to declare a winner...

29. Vaxxed woman in serious condition in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-woman-in-serious-condition-in-cyprus

A woman in Cyprus was hospitalized this week with a rare case of a clotting event following her vaccination against COVID-19, with local media criticizing state authorities over lack of information...

30. Cyprus jumps the gun on Sinopharm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jumps-the-gun-on-sinopharm

Travelers who have been inoculated with Sinopharm can now visit freely the Republic of Cyprus, but it is up to other EU member states to accept the Chinese vaccine if the latest draft version for a COVID certificate is adopted in Strasburg next month...

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