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18 January, 2022
 

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1. Water wars see light of day as Chloraka deadline expires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/water-wars-see-light-of-day-as-chloraka-deadline-expires

Syrian refugees at Chloraka’s controversial studio complex under orders to shut down are calling on authorities to reconnect water supply until a court of law resolves a financial dispute between the local council and the owners, who say cuts on the property have been going on for years...

2. Turkey’s inflation hits a 19-year high of 36%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-inflation-hits-a-19-year-high-of-36

Turkey’s yearly inflation climbed at the fastest pace in 19 years, jumping to 36.08% in December, official data showed on Monday....

3. What's left for the Turkish Cypriot economy after 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-s-left-for-the-turkish-cypriot-economy-after-2021

Shortly before the pandemic began, Turks and foreign analysts warned of the effects of the Erdogan government's wrong moves and decisions on the economy....

4. Loan restructurings in the Cyprus reached almost €2 billion due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/loan-restructurings-in-the-cyprus-reached-almost-€2-billion-due-to-covid

Loan restructurings in the Cypriot banking system edged close to €2 billion in the first ten months of 2021, marking the highest figure according to Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) records which began in end-2014....

5. Christmas on borrowed cash for many

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One in four households will take on credit card debt to buy food and presents this festive season, according to the 2021 study of the European Consumer Payment Report....

6. Financial turmoil hits Turkish Cypriots

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Serious side effects from the lira's plunge–Basic food products are becoming more expensive ...

7. Prices of consumer goods and services up 4.7% in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prices-of-consumer-goods-and-services-up-4-7-in-november

The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices, which measures the changes over time in the prices of consumer goods and services acquired by households, increased by 4.7% in November 2021, compared to the index of November 2020....

8. Inflation in Britain jumped to its highest level in the last 10 years at 5.1%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-in-britain-jumped-to-its-highest-level-in-the-last-10-years-at-5-1

Inflation in Britain has jumped to a 10-year high due to a sharp rise in prices, according to data released on Wednesday on the eve of the Bank of England's decision on interest rates....

9. Parliamentary Committee report on state budget 2022 sees significant uncertainties due to pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/parliamentary-committee-report-on-state-budget-2022-sees-significant-uncertainties-due-to-pandemic

A report by the Parliamentary Committee of Financial and Budgetary Affairs on the State Budget for 2022 ahead of the plenary debate and vote this week, stresses the significant uncertainties affecting the projections upon which the budget is based....

10. Alphamega Hypermarkets launches new store in Trimiklini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/alphamega-hypermarkets-launches-new-store-in-trimiklini

Alphamega Hypermarkets is adding another hypermarket to its network....

11. Mammoth 1.3 Billion euro fine to Amazon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mammoth-1-3-billion-euro-fine-to-amazon

Italy's antitrust watchdog said on Thursday it had fined Amazon 1.13 billion euros ($1.28 billion) for alleged abuse of market dominance, in one of the biggest penalties imposed on a U.S. tech giant in Europe....

12. Black Friday: No comparison to previous years (images)

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This year's Black Friday did not compare to previous years in terms of retail sales. The images in stores selling electrical appliances, electronic items and tech products, at least so far, have been disappointing....

13. Reduction of electricity VAT from 19% to 9%

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Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday that the Government has notified the EU’s VAT Committee over its intention to reduce VAT on household electricity bills from 19% to 9%...

14. Cyprus produces first ever PDO halloumi

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produces-first-ever-pdo-halloumi

The first badge of halloumi bearing the PDO certificate has been produced by a Greek Cypriot dairy business in Frenaros, but comments in Turkish Cypriot media gave way to a war of words over which side actually authorizes inspections on the ethnically divided island...

15. Self rapid tests enter debate again in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-rapid-tests-enter-debate-again-in-cyprus

At-home Covid rapid tests could soon be widely available to consumers in the Republic of Cyprus, but a local expert says self-swabbing should only be offered to people who are vaccinated...

16. The association of retail companies requests exemptions to CovScan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-association-of-retail-companies-is-requesting-exemptions-to-covscan

Following the ruckus in retail businesses during the first days of the CovScan check, companies continue to document problematic issues arising from the verification requirement. ...

17. Supermarkets disagree with CovScan and ask for instructions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/supermarkets-disagree-with-covscan-and-ask-for-instructions

Supermarket owners are asking the Minister of Health for instructions on how to implement CovScan, but they are underlining their opposition to this measure and the adoption of any additional measures to support its implementation....

18. Rule stickler mayor left hanging with stroke of pen

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President Nicos Anastasiades used the stroke of a pen on Wednesday to block the closure of a department store in Paphos, a move that left the town’s mayor hanging after he had warned his municipality would not tolerate illegal operations without permits...

19. CovScan Cyprus starts running on trial basis

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Door greeters at supermarkets started using the android app CovScan on Monday to verify the authenticity of their customers’ Safe Pass documents, but the program will run on a trial basis for two weeks following criticism that consumers and businesses had little time to prepare...

20. Government announces a reduction of VAT for vulnerable households

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Cabinet Ministers today announced the reduction of VAT charged to electricity bills of vulnerable households. ...

21. Rise in consumer loans and housing purchase in September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-consumer-loans-and-housing-purchase-in-september

New consumer loans, mortgages and new loans above €1 million increased in September compared to the previous month of this year,...

22. Cypriot banks to reduce costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-banks-to-reduce-costs

The President of the European Banking Authority speaks to "K"...

23. Government subsidies to replace electrical appliances in homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-subsidies-to-replace-electrical-appliances-in-homes

The Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry is in the process of preparing a Sponsorship Plan for the replacement of electrical appliances in the homes of vulnerable electricity consumers, following and announcement made by Minister Natasa Pilides. ...

24. Consumer Association calls on Consumer Protection Service to assume responsibilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-consumer-association

The Cyprus Consumer's Association calls on the Consumer Protection Service of the Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry "to assume its responsibilities...

25. The mysterious world of the 'metaverse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-to-hire-10-000-in-eu-to-build-metaverse

Last Sunday, Facebook announced plans to create 10,000 new jobs in the European Union over the next five years to build products that will serve the metaverse...

26. Digital Agenda 2021 ends with a bang!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-agenda-2021-ends-with-a-bang

The second and final day of Digital Agenda Cyprus was more impressive with speakers bringing together ideas, predictions and discussions about the future of technology and what to expect during the post-pandemic era....

27. 'The Day After' - Digital Agenda Cyprus starts tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-day-after-digital-agenda-cyprus-starts-tomorrow

Technology has always had a big impact on our lives. It is the driving force behind modernization and efficiency. And nowhere has it been the most prevalent than during the pandemic,...

28. Cyprus lacks 'snitches' to root out cartels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lacks-snitches-to-root-out-cartels

The head of Cyprus’ competition protection office says its program designed to root out cartels on the island has failed because of the country’s closed society where snitching is not part of Cypriot culture...

29. The largest tech conference in the region begins Tuesday in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-largest-tech-conference-in-the-region-begins-tuesday-in-cyprus

Speakers from around the world are gathering in Nicosia for the largest tech event in the region. ...

30. Higher costs on goods are here to stay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/higher-costs-on-goods-are-here-to-stay

Market analysts do not see an improvement in the cost of goods in the next period and until the first half of 2022....

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