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1. Four-day workweek being piloted in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-day-workweek-being-piloted-in-cyprus

A four-day workweek is being piloted in the Republic of Cyprus, with a big accounting firm on the island testing the waters of better work-life balance this summer...

2. EC approves 890,000 euro scheme to support Cypriot halloumi makers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ec-approves-890-000-euro-scheme-to-support-cypriot-halloumi-makers

The European Commission has announced it has approved a state aid scheme worth a total of 890 thousand euros for halloumi producers, in the context of dealing with the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic....

3. A new billionaire nearly every day during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-new-billionaire-nearly-every-day-during-the-pandemic

Some 573 people have joined the billionaire ranks since 2020, bringing the worldwide total to 2,668, according to an analysis released by Oxfam on Sunday. ...

4. Dr. Kouliou: 'People need to be cautious about monkeypox'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-kouliou-people-need-to-be-cautious-about-monkeypox

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at the University of Cyprus Medical School, Dr. Maria Koliou, has told CNA that monkeypox, which has already spread in many European countries, could also soon be detected in Cyprus, urging people to follow hygiene rules and be cautious....

5. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Digitalization of the Global Tax Administration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-digitalization-of-the-global-tax-administration

In the era of the coronavirus pandemic, the digital revolution, and the ever-evolving globalization, the digitalization of the tax administration seems to be a one-way route. But what exactly is the digitalization of the tax administration and how this will affect the tax function around the globe?...

6. Alarming rise in hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alarming-rise-in-hospital-infections

Scientists are sounding the alarm over the rise in nosocomial or hospital-acquired infections by multidrug-resistant germs, a major public health problem that has been overshadowed by the pandemic over the last two years....

7. US Diplomat: 'It would be political suicide if Putin withdraws'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-diplomat-it-would-be-political-suicide-if-putin-withdraws

An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight....

8. Spread of COVID baffles locked-down Shanghai residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spread-of-covid-baffles-locked-down-shanghai-residents

The cases underscore how difficult it is to stop the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant as China clings to its zero-COVID policy, perpetuating a cycle of lockdowns, as well as bafflement, anguish and anger....

9. Covid curbs lifted in Greece ahead of summer season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-curbs-lifted-in-greece-ahead-of-summer-season

Greece lifted Covid-19 restrictions on Sunday for foreign and domestic flights, its civil aviation authority said, ahead of the summer tourism season that officials hope will see revenues bouncing back from the pandemic slump....

10. Moderna asks US authorization of COVID shots for kids under 6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-asks-us-authorization-of-covid-shots-for-kids-under-6

Moderna Inc. said on Thursday it asked U.S. regulators to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 6, which would make it the first shot against the coronavirus available for those under 5-years-old....

11. Cyprus 'very close' to ending all covid restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-very-close-to-ending-all-covid-restrictions

The Cypriot government is ‘very close’ to ending all coronavirus restrictions according to health minister, who says hospitalizations were down significantly in the last couple of days...

12. No more masks outdoors and an end to Safe Pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-masks-outdoors-and-an-end-to-safe-pass

The Cabinet of Ministers adjourned at noon today, but not before approving a set of new relaxed covid measures put forth by the Scientific Advisory Committee after yesterday's assessment and meeting with the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipandelas....

13. Poland calls on EU to halt issuance of Schengen visas to Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-calls-on-eu-to-halt-issuance-of-schengen-visas-to-russians

Poland wants the Schengen Area countries to completely stop issuing Russians visas for short-term stays in the 26 Schengen countries as a part of the sanctions imposed due to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military....

14. Man in Germany allegedly gets 90 covid jabs to sell forged vaccine passes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-in-germany-allegedly-gets-90-covid-jabs-to-sell-forged-vaccine-passes

A man in Germany has allegedly been given the COVID jab up to 90 times in order to sell forged vaccination cards....

15. Fed up doctor lashes out at hospital visit ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fed-up-doctor-lashes-out-at-hospital-visit-ban

A Cypriot doctor who used his medical credentials to tend to a patient in violation of covid protocol says there is no valid basis to keep people away from dying relatives...

16. Shanghai facing biggest lockdown in 2 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shanghai-facing-biggest-lockdown-in-2-years

Shanghai, the Chinese financial capital of 25 million people, is facing the worst outbreak of covid-19 cases in two years and entering a two-phase lockdown....

17. EU releases €3.4B to help countries accommodating Ukrainian refugees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-eu-releases-€3-4b-to-help-countries-accommodating-ukrainian-refugees

The European Union will release €3.4 billion in recovery funds to help countries absorb refugees from Ukraine fleeing the Russian invasion, the Commission said on Wednesday....

18. Expert says testing blindly a waste of money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-testing-blindly-a-waste-of-money

A medical expert in Cyprus says wide-ranging rapid tests on the island have been a waste of money, adding he was in favor of targeted testing but only if it was focused on specific populations and criteria...

19. Loss of 1.5% to 2% of Cypriot GDP due to a ban on Russian flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loss-of-1-5-to-2-of-cypriot-gdp-due-to-a-ban-on-russian-flights

Cyprus could lose 1.5% to 2% of its growth rate this year if the Cypriot airspace (under EU sanctions) to Russia remains closed for the whole of 2022, estimates the rating agency DBRS Morningstar, noting that despite the negative impact, the war in Ukraine will not derail the medium-term prospects of the Cypriot economy....

20. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis tests positive for covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-kyriakos-mitsotakis-tests-positive-for-covid

Kyriakos Mitsotakis has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating in his home....

21. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

22. Study: Certain blood types may be more or less vulnerable to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-certain-blood-types-may-be-more-or-less-vulnerable-to-covid

Blood type doesn’t affect much in our daily lives. In fact, most people don’t even know whether they’re Type A, B, AB, or O. But the seemingly-banal detail might be a factor in who comes under the thumb of 2020’s worldwide tyrant—that is, coronavirus....

23. Cyprus scraps safe pass in supermarkets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-safe-pass-in-supermarkets

Consumers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer have to use a Safe Pass to enter supermarkets and other shops selling necessity goods, after the health ministry adopted categories of high, medium, and low risk venues...

24. Passenger locator form (PLF) to be abolished as of March 15 in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-locator-form-plf-to-be-abolished-as-of-march-15-in-greece

Greece is abolishing a requirement for vaccinated international travelers to fill in a detailed passenger form introduced as part of the measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the pandemic appeared to be waning in the country and ahead of this year’s tourist season....

25. In historic shift, Germany ramps up defense spending due to Russia’s Ukraine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-historic-shift-germany-ramps-up-defense-spending-due-to-russia-s-ukraine-war

Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday announced a major boost to German military spending in the latest of a series of dramatic moves reversing decades of Germany’s post-Cold War foreign policy in just a few days....

26. Freedom Day in the UK from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-day-in-the-uk-from-today

England woke up to freedom today after nearly two years of crippling on-off lockdowns as all emergency Covid laws introduced to tackle the pandemic ended at midnight....

27. Covid boosters continue to protect most people for many months, perhaps years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-boosters-continue-to-protect-most-people-for-many-months-perhaps-years

According to a flurry of new studies, it looks as if Covid boosters will continue to protect most people from serious illness and death for many months, and perhaps even years — which means we probably won’t need to line up for another shot anytime soon....

28. 'Welcome back!': Australia opens its borders two years later (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/welcome-back-australia-opens-its-borders-two-years-later-images

Australia today completely opened its external borders to travelers who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus after being shut down for almost two years due to the pandemic, with tourists returning to the country and hundreds of people reuniting with relatives and friends....

29. EC approves €6.13 million Cypriot incentive scheme for airlines affected by pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ec-approves-€6-13-million-cypriot-incentive-scheme-for-airlines-affected-by-pandemic

The European Commission has approved a €6.13 million Cypriot incentive scheme geared to support airlines affected by the coronavirus pandemic, having found it to be in line with the Temporary State Aid Framework of the EU....

30. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

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