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1. Jiu Jitsu director says Cyprus losing out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jiu-jitsu-director-says-cyprus-losing-out

The director and producers of martial arts movie Jiu Jitsu sought audience with Cyprus’ finance minister this week over delayed cash rebate payments, with reports saying the film makers are also ticked off by an unflattering audit report on the country’s Olivewood scheme...

2. Cypriot Cabinet gets AstraZeneca ‘group shot’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-cabinet-gets-astrazeneca-‘group-shot

Members of the President’s Cabinet got the AstraZeneca shot in front of cameras on Thursday, in a publicity stunt aimed at boosting confidence among members of the public...

3. Cabinet approves €250m supplementary pandemic budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-€250m-supplementary-pandemic-budget

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a supplementary budget of €250 million to cover needs arising from the handling of the pandemic. ...

4. Govt meets extension of restrictions with new support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-meets-extension-of-restrictions-with-new-support-measures

Cyprus Ministers of Finance, Constantinos Petrides and Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, Zeta Emilianidou announced Friday an economic support package to the tune of €70 million for businesses and employees in an attempt to counterbalance the extension of restriction measures....

5. Cyprus takes next step with caution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-far-more-cautious-in-next-step

The Cypriot government is moving ahead with further relaxation of measures against the pandemic, with the announcement coming two days after a Cabinet decision that was delayed due to high hospitalization rates but also reports that not all ministers were on the same page...

6. Vaccinations 'main economic tool' in managing Covid crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinations-the-main-economic-tool-in-managing-covid-crisis

Vaccinations have turned into the main economic tool for the management of the coronavirus crisis and the prospects for recovery, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides said, stating that he foresees a strong recovery in 2021 ranging from 3.5% to 4.5% of GDP, depending on the development of the pandemic....

7. FinMin: Cyprus to reduce debt once pandemic normalises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reduce-debt-once-pandemic-normalises-finmin-says

Cyprus Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides told the Cyprus News Agency that the government will begin reducing public debt, increased due to strategic cash reserves, once the pandemic begins to normalise....

8. Cyprus' new armoured vehicle in action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-new-armoured-vehicle-in-action

The first shots of the second squadron armoured vehicles dubbed Nora Alexander TGS were fired on Thursday at the Kiti shooting range in the presence of Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides, the Commander of the National Guard Lieutenant General Demokritos Zervakis and the Ambassador of Serbia to Cyprus Marko Blagojevic....

9. When the lights of the Palace begin to dim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/when-the-palace-lights-begin-to-dim

The testimonies of 2013, say that in those critical days of the savings levy, there was a crowd of people on the hill of the presidential palace....

10. Cyprus, Greece, USA, conduct maritime special ops exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-usa-conduct-maritime-special-ops-exercise

Naval special operations forces from the Cypriot Underwater Demolition Team, the Greek Underwater Demolition Team and U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen, joined forces to conduct a maritime exercise in Souda Bay, in the Greek island of Crete, between January 11-29. ...

11. Policy priorities unaffected by pandemic, FinMin says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/policy-priorities-unaffected-by-pandemic-finmin-says

Despite the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic Cyprus’ economic policies remain the same, targeting macroeconomic and financial stability, prudent fiscal policies, and establishing a competitive, business-friendly regulatory environment of high standards, Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday....

12. Defence Minister, Egyptian Ambassador discuss defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-egyptian-ambassador-discuss-defense-cooperation

Bilateral cooperation in the fields of defence and security and the implementation of the Bilateral Defence Cooperation Program for 2021 was on the agenda of a meeting between Cyprus' Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides with the new Ambassador of Egypt Amr Mohsen Hamza on Thursday....

13. Dueling small parties help pass budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-small-parties-help-pass-budget

The House in the Republic of Cyprus approved a revision of the government’s 2021 state budget on Thursday, following a month of consultations between the administration and small opposition parties that offered additional amendments to the bill...

14. Cyprus looking to boost ties with militarily-developed Gulf states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-looking-to-boost-relations-with-militarily-developed-gulf-states

The enhancement of Cyprus’ relations with militarily-developed Gulf states constitutes a priority, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides said Wednesday, against the backdrop of diplomatic developments with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia....

15. Former FinMin tells passport probe he shares part of blame

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-finmin-tells-passports-probe-he-shares-part-of-blame

Former Finance Minister Harris Georgiades told the independent investigative committee probing the citizenships by exception granted via the Republic’s nixed ‘golden passports’ program that “as a member of the Council of Ministers, I have a portion of the blame”. ...

16. Reporters to sit in on golden passport hearings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporters-to-sit-in-on-golden-passport-hearings

A number of reporters will be allowed from now on to attend ongoing probe hearings into alleged corruption in connection with Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme, with journalists being asked to commit in advance not to breach data privacy laws...

17. Cyprus, UAE sign first military cooperation agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-uae-sign-first-military-cooperation-agreement

Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday signed their first military cooperation agreement as the eastern Mediterranean island nation seeks to bolster relations with nearby countries in the Middle East....

18. 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....

19. Government buys time on new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-buys-time-on-new-covid-measures

The health, finance, and labour ministers of the Republic of Cyprus have been tasked to reconcile a number of issues before a Cabinet meeting on Friday, essentially stalling the announcement of new COVID measures which was expected on Thursday...

20. Cyprus holds turned thumb over lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-holds-turned-thumb-over-lockdown

Cyprus’ lockdown stance continued to remain unclear following a special meeting between experts and the health minister, with the government hinting thumbs down for a new lockdown citing economic reasons but also thumbs up for stricter measures after hospitalizations reached dangerous levels...

21. FinMin confirms Cyprus won’t reinstate ‘golden passports’ scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-confirms-cyprus-won-t-reinstate-‘golden-passports-scheme

Finance minister Constantinos Petrides assured that the government will not be reinstating the Cyprus Investment Program (CIP), that was shut down after the shocking corruption revelations that emerged through an Al Jazeera investigation and the subsequent stark criticism by the European Commission. ...

22. Cyprus calls on Turkey to engage in maritime zone delimitation talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-on-turkey-to-engage-in-maritime-zone-delimitation-talks

In an interview with the UAE television channel Alarabiya, defence minister Charalambos Petrides called on Turkey to accept the Republic of Cyprus’ invitation to engage in talks in view of reaching an agreement over the delimitation of the contested maritime zones between the two countries, or alternatively refer the issue to the International Court of Justice....

23. Government ups rhetoric against auditor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-rhetoric-against-auditor

The Cypriot government hinted over the weekend it might refer the auditor general to the Supreme Court over “indecent” behaviour, after the audit office published yet another damning report alleging offences in a Cabinet decision to grant investor passports to individuals linked to a casino project without meeting the criteria...

24. Cyprus rationalizes sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rationalizes-sanctions-against-turkey

Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides has reiterated his country’s position in seeking a settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that economic sanctions against Ankara remain on the table 'as long as Turkey continues to maintain tensions'...

25. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

26. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

27. Support schemes added to fight lockdown consequences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-added-to-fight-lockdown-consequences

Alongside the tough restriction measures that came into effect on Thursday, additional support schemes were announced by the ministers of finance and labour in a bid to cushion the inevitable economic blow....

28. Cyprus 2021 defence budget up by €70 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2021-defence-budget-up-by-€70-million

The six pillars of the defence ministry’s strategic aims in defence and security matters were presented before the parliamentary finance committee by defence minister Charalambos Petrides on Monday, in the context of his ministry’s budget for 2021....

29. Cyprus lockdown question still open-ended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lockdown-question-still-open-ended

President Nicos Anastasiades hinted at further measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 following last weekend’s spike, but the nature and scope of a potential second lockdown remains unknown until his meets with his Cabinet on Wednesday...

30. Two ministers and deputy shipping minister in isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-ministers-and-deputy-shipping-minister-in-isolation

Transport minster Yiannis Karousos, defence minister Charalambos Petrides and the deputy shipping minister Vasilis Demetriades all went into isolation on Tuesday after a close associate of the transport minister tested positive for the virus....

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