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1. Boris Johnson vows to fight on amid growing wave of resignations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-vows-to-fight-on-amid-growing-wave-of-resignations

Britain's Boris Johnson defiantly vowed on Wednesday to fight on against growing calls for him to resign as prime minister, but his pledge to keep going was met with scornful laughter at a parliamentary appearance....

2. The use of face masks indoors is mandatory again (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-use-of-face-masks-indoors-is-now-mandatory-again

The Cabinet decided on Wednesday to make face masks mandatory again in all indoor and closed spaces in Cyprus, following a hike in COVID cases and hospitalizations over the last few days....

3. Covid cases have increased up to 34% in some EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-have-increased-up-to-34-in-some-eu-countries

The increase of COVID-19 cases in some countries of Europe since last week has been up to 34%, EU Health and Food Security Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, told Cypriot journalists covering the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, on Tuesday....

4. Epidemiologists pushing for the return of the mask

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiologists-pushing-for-the-return-of-the-mask

The continuous rise in the number of covid cases is worrisome despite the fact that the number of new infections has yet to result in serious hospitalizations....

5. Employee influence grows: 43% set to quit jobs for better pay, career opportunities and flexibility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/employee-influence-grows-43-set-to-quit-jobs-for-better-pay-career-opportunities-and-flexibility

Employees around the world now hold more sway in the global job market, with two-fifths (43%) of respondents saying they are likely to quit in the next 12 months according to the EY 2022 Work Reimagined Survey...

6. Emergency state doctors strike again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emergency-state-doctors-strike-again

State emergency doctors went on strike Tuesday morning for three hours citing staff shortages and other issues, with state officials crying foul over the work stoppage and accusing union bosses of misinforming the public...

7. Cannabis-fed chickens may cut antibiotic use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-fed-chickens-may-cut-antibiotic-use-on-thailand-farms

The government of Thailand just removed cannabis from its list of narcotic substances, which they hope will benefit the tourism and pharmaceutical industries....

8. Covid: 3 deaths, 10,879 new cases in the last 7 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-3-deaths-10-879-new-cases-in-the-last-7-days

Cyprus’ Health Ministry announced on Friday that 3 people passed away due to COVID-19 while the week between 24-30 June a total of 10,879 new cases were detected. The positivity rate now stands at 11.62%....

9. Op-ed: Second Covid booster? Yeah… maybe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-second-covid-booster-yeah…-maybe

In contrast to the speed with which we took up the previous doses of the vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, Greeks are hesitating over the fourth dose. Maybe because it’s summer and the open air makes us feel that we are better protected,...

10. Herodotou: 'Interest rates should be increased gradually'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/herodotou-interest-rates-should-be-increased-gradually

The Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, Constantinos Herodotou, said he was in favor of the ECB gradually increasing key interest rates while keeping its options open, stressing that the European Central Bank should consider the impact of each increase and act accordingly....

11. Increasing demand for mail-order abortion pills after SC ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-demand-for-mail-order-abortion-pills-after-sc-ruling

Telehealth abortion providers have reported a surge in inquiries following the US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe vs Wade, as the rapidly proliferating number of states banning terminations forces more women to turn to mail-order pills to end their pregnancies....

12. Minister urges traveling Cypriots to fly off-peak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-urges-traveling-cypriots-to-fly-off-peak-months

Cypriots are being asked to postpone summer travel during the pick season in order to ‘help not only themselves but also the airlines and airports,' after a crisis in the aviation industry made a crash landing in Europe...

13. Increase in child hospitalizations due to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-child-hospitalizations-due-to-covid

An increase in the number of children with COVID admitted to Makarios Hospital has been recorded, according to the head of the Pediatric Clinic, Dr. Avraam Elia, who told CNA this is due to the lifting of all restrictive measures and the Omicron BA5 subvariant....

14. Face masks now required in pharmacies, labs and covid testing areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-now-required-in-pharmacies-labs-and-covid-testing-areas

Mandatory face masks return in pharmacies, labs and COVID testing units in Cyprus...

15. Seniors in Cyprus remain skeptical of fourth shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seniors-in-cyprus-remain-skeptical-of-fourth-shot

A spectacularly small number of people over 60 got their fourth COVID jab so far in the Republic of Cyprus, with the health ministry contemplating to lower the age threshold at a time while medical experts advocating for the vaccine are jumping ship on the immunity debate...

16. EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia’s war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-tackle-inflation-energy-shocks-from-russia-s-war

A day after endorsing Ukraine’s candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc’s leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence looming over the coming months as the full impact of Russia’s war sinks in and the threat of recession rises....

17. Tourism stages comeback despite losses from Russian market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-stages-comeback-despite-losses-from-russian-market

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus during May increased significantly compared to the same month of 2021, however, they were still lower compared to May 2019 and with obvious losses from the Russian and Ukrainian markets....

18. No plan to bring back covid restrictions just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-plan-to-bring-back-covid-restrictions-just-yet

There are no thoughts for the time being to bring back restrictions for COVID, Press Advisor of the Ηealth Μinistry, Constantinos Athanasiou, told the Cyprus News Agency, following a hike in positivity rate and cases on Friday....

19. More than 7,000 new covid cases, 2 deaths recorded

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-7-000-new-covid-cases-2-deaths-recorded

COVID positivity rate hiked to 9.77% in Cyprus the period between 17-23 June, the Ministry of Health announced Friday. The figures showed 2 more deaths from COVID and 7,263 new cases while 47 patients are getting treatment in hospitals across the island....

20. Why the spike in covid cases now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-the-spike-in-covid-cases-now

For the third consecutive week, there has been a recorded spike in the number of positive covid cases in Cyprus. Last Friday's weekly report showed a 50% increase followed by an additional 3,500 positive cases which were reportedly detected from Saturday to noon on Tuesday....

21. Cyprus ready to implement new measures as covid cases rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-implement-new-measures-as-covid-cases-rise

"There is no complacency, and if we need to take new measures to contain the new spread of COVID, we will do so," Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela assured on Wednesday....

22. Guterres: 'More direct contact between the two communities is needed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-more-direct-contact-between-the-two-communities-is-needed

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the leaders in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar to encourage more direct contact and cooperation between the two communities, expressing his concern about the likelihood that the already difficult climate between the parties could worsen....

23. US Fed raises interest rates by .75%, largest hike in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-fed-raises-interest-rates-by-75-largest-hike-in-30-years

The US central bank has announced its biggest interest rate rise in nearly 30 years as it ramps up its fight to rein in soaring consumer prices....

24. Staff shortages lead to travel chaos at European airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/staff-shortages-lead-to-travel-chaos-at-european-airports

Even though the COVID-19 travel restrictions have already been lifted in the majority of European Union states, travellers continue facing other inconveniences at European airports....

25. Myth-buster: IFRS 17 an accounting standard for insurance contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/myth-buster-ifrs-17-an-accounting-standard-for-insurance-contracts

As the title attests, this short article aims at busting the myth which states that IFRS 17 – Insurance Contracts is only relevant for insurers or for companies regulated as insurance entities. ...

26. Cyprus grieves over loss of beloved minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grieves-over-loss-of-beloved-minister

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says his entire Cabinet was “crushed” by the death of Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou, whose funeral is to be held on Friday in Nicosia...

27. EY announces 4 new Partners in Cyprus and welcomes new Head of Consulting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-announces-4-new-partners-in-cyprus-and-welcomes-new-head-of-consulting

EY Cyprus Country Managing Partner, Ronald Attard, has welcomed the announcement of 4 new partners to the Cyprus practice....

28. Boris Johnson to face no-confidence vote tonight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-to-face-no-confidence-vote-tonight

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote Monday that could oust him from power, as discontent with his rule finally threatens to topple a politician who has often seemed invincible despite many scandals....

29. Cyprus to bring back bicycle patrols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-bring-back-bicycle-patrols

Deputy Minister for Tourism, Savvas Perdios said on Friday the Ministry intends to re-launch the Tourist Police, a project involving bicycle patrols by police officers in tourist areas. The idea originally started back in 2019 but was put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

30. Eight new deaths from COVID in the past week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-new-deaths-from-covid-in-the-past-week

Eight deaths and 1,814 new COVID-19 cases were recorded between May 27 and June 3, Cyprus’ Health Ministry said on Friday....

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