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1. 'US is undercutting three of its strongest allies in region by undermining EastMed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-is-undercutting-three-of-its-strongest-allies-in-region-by-undermining-eastmed

US Representatives Gus Bilirakis and Nicole Malliotakis recently sent a stern letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken vociferously objecting to the Administration’s recent reversal of support for the Eastern Mediterranean Pipeline....

2. Lufthansa, Air France join forces against EU's climate plans for aviation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lufthansa-air-france-join-forces-against-eu-s-climate-plans-for-aviation

An alliance of airlines and airports called for changes to the European Union's planned climate change legislation on Monday, arguing it will make them less competitive with non-European rivals....

3. 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;...

4. European Commission launches new round of scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot community

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-launches-new-round-of-scholarships-for-the-turkish-cypriot-community

The European Commission announced last week the launch of the EU Scholarship Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community for the Academic Year 2022/23 funded under the Aid Programme, which will award grants to approximately 140 Turkish Cypriot students, graduates and professionals....

5. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

6. Rare, pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-pristine-coral-reef-found-off-tahiti-coast

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities....

7. Expert worried as Chloraka stoked about breakwaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-shocked-as-chloraka-stoked-about-breakwaters

Local officials in Chloraka are stoked about tourism potential following a deal to install breakwater structures, but a coastal engineer is raising safety concerns for the project in Paphos’ western town that has been occupying the headlines recently over refugee management...

8. CNP CYPRUS Group: offer of a large number of Complete Computer Systems, to the Ministry of Education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnp-cyprus-group-offer-of-a-large-number-of-complete-computer-systems-to-the-ministry-of-education

The era of the pandemic has clearly highlighted the importance of new digital technologies in many aspects of our lives. On the road to the future, digitalization is a top priority for society, the economy and the government....

9. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

10. Modernization of EAC and more independent energy providers, says Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/modernization-of-eac-and-an-increase-of-independent-energy-providers-says-president-anastasiades

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday that the government will provide all necessary tools to allow the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) to modernize its operation, as well as to encourage even more independent energy providers to operate in the Cypriot market....

11. Minthis wins Leading Golf Sustainability Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/minthis-wins-leading-golf-sustainability-award

Minthis Golf Club has demonstrated its groundbreaking work in sustainability, not only in Cyprus but worldwide, with the most prestigious honour in the golf travel industry: The 2021 IAGTO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability....

12. 'Cyprus and Greece remain firmly committed to respecting international law'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-remain-firmly-committed-to-respecting-international-law

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides met on Wednesday, in Athens, with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, in the context of his first official visit abroad after assuming his duties....

13. KPMG in Cyprus welcomes its newly hired professionals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-in-cyprus-welcomes-its-newly-hired-professionals

KPMG in Cyprus hosted a virtual welcoming event on 10 January 2022, for 70 professionals who recently joined the KPMG family....

14. DELEMA McCANN recognized for the 2nd consecutive year as a Great Place to Work®

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/delema-mccann-recognized-for-the-2nd-consecutive-year-as-a-great-place-to-work®

DELEMA McCANN is the first advertising / communication agency in Cyprus to receive the coveted Great Place to Work® certification for the 2nd consecutive year. ...

15. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

16. Australian Immigration Minister cancels Novak Djokovic’s visa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-immigration-minister-cancels-novak-djokovic-s-visa

The Federal Government has decided to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa and deport the 20-time grand slam champion because it was “in the public interest to do so”....

17. The coronavirus loses 90% of its infectiousness after 20 minutes in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/research-the-coronavirus-loses-90-of-its-infectiousness-after-20-minutes-in-the-air

The coronavirus can lose up to 90% of its ability to infect humans within 20 minutes of being in the air, while most of its virulence decreases in the first five minutes, according to estimates by British scientists, who made simulations of the virus' ability to survive and infect when exhaled into the air by a carrier, combined with environmental conditions, particularly humidity....

18. Lefkara named as one of the best tourist destinations in the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/lefkara-named-as-one-of-the-best-tourist-destinations-in-the-world

The World Tourism Organisation has named the best tourism villages in the world. The villages were ranked based on several important factors....

19. Washington bows out of East Med gas pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-bows-out-of-east-med-gas-pipeline-talk

Washington implicitly clarified in a statement on Monday that it did not support an ambitious East Med gas pipeline project, following a Twitter storm sparked by Greek media reports on a non-paper expressing American reservations about the plan...

20. University of Nicosia Joins the European University Alliance NEOLAiA as a Full Member

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/university-of-nicosia-joins-the-european-university-alliance-neolaia-as-a-full-member

The University of Nicosia announces that it has joined the European University Alliance, NEOLAiA (neoaliacampus.eu), as a full member. The alliance is currently preparing and will submit an application to the European Commission in March 2022 for a grant of 14.4 million euros over the next 4 years, under the European University Alliances funding scheme....

21. State Department affirms commitment to 3+1 mechanism of EastMed natural gas project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department-affirms-commitment-to-3-1-mechanism-of-eastmed-natural-gas-project

Following reports of US reservations over the financial and environmental sustainability of the EastMed natural gas pipeline project, a State Department spokesman has affirmed Washington’s commitment to the 3+1 regional alliance scheme (Cyprus, Greece, Israel plus the US), while emphasizing that Europe’s energy independence is a key national security issue....

22. Huge uptake in Cyprus for electric cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/huge-uptake-in-cyprus-for-electric-cars

Cyprus’ Ministry of Transport has received more than 4,600 applications by private citizens and transportation professionals hoping to acquire an electric vehicle that is subsidized by the state, the government has announced....

23. Greece: Possible reopening of schools with stricter protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-possible-reopening-of-schools-with-stricter-protocols

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Greece's Education Ministry plans to tighten testing and restrictions at schools as it is keen to see them reopen on January 10....

24. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

25. Reflections on 20 years of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/reflections-on-20-years-of-the-euro

Twenty years ago on Saturday, around 300 million Europeans held a brand-new currency in their hands, the euro....

26. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

27. 'Measures taken were aimed at reducing disruption to society and economy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-taken-were-aimed-at-reducing-disruption-to-society-and-economy

The new measures taken by the Cabinet yesterday were focused and aimed at avoiding disruption to society and the economy,...

28. TechIsland's action of solidarity through a touching video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/techisland-s-action-of-solidarity-through-a-touching-video

Another significant action supporting the residents of the affected areas by the catastrophic fires of last summer, was recently implemented by the Non profit Organization TechIsland, through the complete renovation of the Arakapas Regional Primary School, which is located right at the middle of the catastrophic fires....

29. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

30. Electric vehicle subsidy plan: 2,722 applications in two hours

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electric-vehicle-subsidy-plan-2-722-applications-in-two-hours

A large number of applications were received today by the Ministry of Transport for the government's electric vehicle subsidy plan. ...

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