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10 December, 2022
 

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1. EU welcomes Croatia while Bulgaria and Romania will have to wait

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-welcomes-croatia-while-bulgaria-and-romania-will-have-to-wait

Croatia will officially become the newest member of the European Union’s borderless area of Schengen on January 1, 2023, the European Union has confirmed....

2. Using smartphones to access patients' medical records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/using-smartphones-to-access-patients-medical-records

Electronic cross-border health services are expected to be gradually established in 25 EU countries by 2025....

3. House up in arms over north’s Varosha plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-up-in-arms-over-north-s-varosha-plans

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus is calling on the European Union and United Nations to ‘take concrete measures' against Turkish Cypriot plans to open the entire ghost town of Varosha, following comments made on the campaign trail by politicians in the north...

4. France first country to ban short haul flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-first-country-to-ban-short-haul-flights

France has been given the green light to ban short-haul domestic flights. Specifically, between locations where there is a train alternative that takes less than 2.5 hours....

5. Kokkinos pushes for digital skills development

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kokkinos-pushes-for-digital-skills-development

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos discussed digital skills development and the need for experts in cybersecurity during his participation in the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council of the European Union which took place in Brussels on Tuesday....

6. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

7. The expansion of the digital economy and the upcoming exchange of information and tax transparency regimes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-expansion-of-the-digital-economy-and-the-upcoming-exchange-of-information-and-tax-transparency-regimes

The exchange of information has been widely considered as a one of the most effective measures in tackling tax evasion and protecting the integrity of tax systems. ...

8. No visa required for Qatari citizens visiting the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-visa-required-for-qatari-citizens-visiting-the-eu

Qatari nationals are now eligible to travel to the European Union’s Schengen Zone countries without being required to apply for a visa at first....

9. Paphos to become a 'smart' city after launch of digital projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-to-become-a-smart-city-after-launch-of-digital-projects

Six smart and digital city projects implemented by the Municipality of Paphos were inaugurated on Thursday by Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriakos Kokkinos....

10. Austria to EU: Deport refugees to Rwanda pending asylum approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-to-eu-deport-refugees-to-rwanda-pending-asylum-approval

The Austrian Interior Minister, Gerhard Karner, has called for the EU to establish asylum procedures in safe third countries, similar to models that Denmark and the United Kingdom have agreed to operate....

11. MEPs vote not to accept passports issued by Russia in occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-vote-not-to-accept-passports-issued-by-russia-in-occupied-areas

The European Parliament has endorsed a decision not to accept passports and other travel documents issued by Russia in illegally-occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia....

12. European Institute of Management and Finance establishes the Centre of Good Governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/european-institute-of-management-and-finance-establishes-the-centre-of-good-governance

Considering the need to tackle weak and precarious governance structures evident in both private and public entities, the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) has established the Centre for Good Governance (CGG) in an effort to enhance governance at all levels and in all fields. ...

13. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

14. Katie Clerides campaigns for Averof Neophytou, calls for DISY unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/katie-clerides-campaigns-for-averof-neophytou-calls-for-disy-unity

Messages in favor of unity in the ruling Democratic Rally (DISY) party on the occasion of a memorial service of its founder and former President of the Republic Glafcos Clerides and the visit of independent candidate Nikos Christodoulides to the occupied Maronite villages were the main developments in the election campaign during the weekend....

15. Spyware and political games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spyware-and-political-games

The European Parliament's Committee of Inquiry's draft report on the use of spyware in the EU was lengthy and comprehensive, but in the case of Cyprus, a sizable portion of the information was a repetition of already well-known facts and concerns about the absence of the required institutional framework. ...

16. The Commission is pushing for regulation of Airbnb-style lodgings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-commission-is-pushing-for-regulation-of-airbnb-style-lodging

As part of its efforts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector, the Commission adopted on Monday a proposal for the regulation to improve transparency and assist public authorities in ensuring the sector's balanced development in the context of sustainable tourism....

17. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

18. EY holds Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, a reference point for FDI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-holds-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-a-reference-point-for-fdi-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, organized by EY in collaboration with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, took place on Tuesday, October 25th at the Parklane Hotel, in Limassol. ...

19. Cyprus to charge €80 to Russians applying for tourist visas beginning December 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-charge-€80-to-russians-applying-for-tourist-visas-beginning-december-1

Cypriot authorities have announced that the country will no longer apply facilitated rules for citizens of Russia applying for tourist visas....

20. Cyprus sits out as UN50 seek to condemn China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sits-out-as-un50-seek-to-condemn-china

Fifty member states of the United Nations are calling on China to “uphold its international human rights obligations” in a joint statement on Xinjiang, with Cyprus being absent from that list...

21. ECB raises interest rates by 0.75%.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ecb-raises-interest-rates-by-0-75

The European Central Bank recently decided to raise interest rates by 0.75%. This is the third consecutive increase (a 2% increase overall), and the base rate will now be 2%. The interest rate at which banks accept deposits has risen from 0.75% to 1.5%....

22. German Chancellor says a solution can be found on speculative gas price spikes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-chancellor-says-a-solution-can-be-found-on-speculative-gas-price-spikes

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Thursday that EU energy ministers still have much work to do but a solution could be found to contain speculative spikes in gas prices....

23. Cyprus has come a long way in restoring reputation over anti-money laundering issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-has-come-a-long-way-in-restoring-reputation-over-anti-money-laundering-issues

The Republic of Cyprus has come a long way in dealing with anti-corruption and Anti-money laundering (AML) issues, making important strides in restoring the Republic of Cyprus’ reputation, said US Ambassador to Cyprus, Judith Garber speaking on Tuesday at EY’s Cyprus Attractiveness Forum....

24. Travel documents issued by Russian occupied territories not accepted by EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-documents-issued-by-russian-occupied-territories-not-accepted-by-eu

The Members of the European Parliament will no longer accept travel documents that authorities in Russia issue in the territories that have been illegally occupied in Ukraine as well as Georgia, the European Parliament confirmed through a statement....

25. EU leaders burn midnight oil on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-burn-midnight-oil-on-gas-prices

European Union leaders ended another debate on the bloc's response to the energy crunch without agreement on whether to cap gas prices, deciding in the early hours of Friday morning to keep examining options to put a ceiling on costs...

26. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

27. Russian tourists no longer welcome in the Czech Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tourists-no-longer-welcome-in-the-czech-republic

The Czech Republic’s authorities have announced that from the end of this month, the country will start applying stricter entry rules for citizens of Russia....

28. Arming Ukraine rumors intensify in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arming-ukraine-rumors-intensify-in-cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has clarified that his country will not send weapons directly to Ukraine, but the commander-in-chief did not rule out a swap through a third country that was willing to replace Russian-made systems with modern armaments...

29. The ECB's next steps were documented in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-ecb-s-next-steps-were-documented-in-limassol

The two-day conference of Central Bank Governors in Limassol is a strong contender to serve as the foundation for decisions on monetary policy and inflation strategy to be made in the coming period. ...

30. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

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