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23 January, 2022
 

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1. Modernization of EAC and more independent energy providers, says Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/modernization-of-eac-and-an-increase-of-independent-energy-providers-says-president-anastasiades

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday that the government will provide all necessary tools to allow the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) to modernize its operation, as well as to encourage even more independent energy providers to operate in the Cypriot market....

2. Redevelopment of Larnaca port and Marina on track for implementation, Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/redevelopment-of-larnaca-port-and-marina-on-track-for-implementation-minister-says

The €1.2-billion project for the joint redevelopment of the Larnaca port and the Marina area is on track for implementation, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, said on Wednesday....

3. Financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-feasibility-study-will-show-whether-the-eastmed-gas-pipeline-is-attainable

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, has said that a financial feasibility study will show whether the EastMed gas pipeline is attainable....

4. Reflections on 20 years of the euro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/reflections-on-20-years-of-the-euro

Twenty years ago on Saturday, around 300 million Europeans held a brand-new currency in their hands, the euro....

5. 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....

6. Dubai ruler must pay ex-wife $700M in divorce settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-ruler-must-pay-ex-wife-$700m-in-divorce-settlement

A British court on Tuesday ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history....

7. Turkish lira whiplashes after Erdogan moves to protect savings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-lira-whiplashes-after-erdogan-moves-to-protect-savings

Turkey's lira rocketed back from record lows in volatile trading on Tuesday after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan proposed measures to protect local currency savings against such swings....

8. Erdogan should focus on his economy, not Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-should-focus-on-his-economy-not-greece

With the Turkish lira continuing its precipitous slide, the risk of capital controls looming dangerously and Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s legal adviser even going so far as to consider that declaring a state of emergency might be needed...

9. Former Finance Minister Michalis Sarris new president of AstroBank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/former-finance-minister-michalis-sarris-new-president-of-astrobank

Mr. Michalis Sarris, former Minister of Finance, assumes the chairmanship of the Board of Directors of AstroBank....

10. Cyprus to proceed with a tax reform in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-proceed-with-a-tax-reform-in-2022

Cyprus will proceed with a tax reform next year, including the increase of corporate income tax and the introduction of green taxation with a view to achieving its environmental targets, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides has said....

11. Germany's new chancellor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-new-chancellor

Olaf Scholz became Germany’s ninth post-World War II chancellor Wednesday, opening a new era for the European Union’s most populous nation and largest economy after Angela Merkel’s 16-year tenure....

12. End of an era: Merkel bows out after 16 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/end-of-an-era-germany-s-merkel-bows-out-after-16-years

Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany’s first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005...

13. Pope calls migrant crisis 'shipwreck of civilisation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-calls-migrant-crisis-shipwreck-of-civilisation

Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of migrants for political purposes on Sunday during a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, branding the global indifference to their plight the 'shipwreck of civilisation'...

14. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

15. The Pope has arrived in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/live-the-pope-has-arrived-in-cyprus

Pope Francis arrived in Cyprus on Thursday afternoon. The Cypriot government, through its Deputy Spokesman Niovis Parisinou, had described the Pope's visit as "an important event of international scope that is of global interest"....

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

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vat-reduction

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%...

17. Averoff: 'We will give what we can to the vulnerable child - We are not racists'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/averoff-we-will-give-what-we-can-to-the-vulnerable-child-we-are-not-racists

No one else wants a solution to the Cyprus problem more than we do, according to DISY President Averof Neophytou,...

18. Former South African President F.W. de Klerk dead at 85

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-south-african-president-f-w-de-klerk-dead-at-85

South Africa's last white president F.W. de Klerk, who died on Thursday aged 85, stunned the world when he scrapped apartheid and negotiated a peaceful transfer of power to a Black-led government under Nelson Mandela....

19. Cyprus awaits Brussels decision on golden passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-awaits-brussels-on-golden-passports

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved at least 390 golden passport applications despite European warnings after the program was scrapped last year, with Interior Minister Nicos Nouris saying he has already explained the logic to the European Commission but hasn’t heard back yet...

20. Government announces a reduction of VAT for vulnerable households

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-announces-a-reduction-of-vat-for-vulnerable-households

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

21. Cyprus’ civil service secret out in the open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-civil-service-secret-out-in-the-open

Thousands of civil servants have been found to run private businesses or direct companies without permission from the state, with officials calling on violators to comply with the law and some politicians calling for an investigation into possible conflicts of interest...

22. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

23. Cyprus airs migration grievances at divided Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airs-migration-grievances-at-divided-europe

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants strong EU awareness on external borders to be shown in Cyprus as well, in remarks he made near the buffer zone on Sunday, just two days after the European Commission president signaled there would be no funding for barbed wire and walls...

24. Cyprus frets ‘pandoramonium’ overshadowing good work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-frets-‘pandoramonium-overshadowing-good-work

The Cypriot finance ministry says a European Parliament resolution on Pandora Papers and subsequent criticism by local opposition is overshadowing the amount of good work that has been done on the island against illegal activities, as some parties are calling on the president to step down...

25. 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....

26. Cypriot AG says some civil servants unfit for the job

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-ag-says-some-civil-servants-unfit-for-the-job

Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides ruffled some feathers this week when he told a House committee hearing that some leadership positions in the civil service were filled by people who were incompetent...

27. Health Insurance Organization targeting abuses in GESY system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-targeting-abuses-in-gesy-system

The phenomena of abuses of the General Health System (GESS) that have emerged since its application, is one of the serious issues that concern the Health Insurance Organization (OAY)....

28. Cypriot minister picks tax battle on Twitter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-picks-tax-battle-on-twitter

Cypriot Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides lashed out at critics this weekend, saying his country was in favor of setting a global minimum tax for corporations despite not having signed on the dotted line...

29. Is America really back?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-america-really-back

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative title: “Why we will soon miss the Cold War.” ...

30. UK Military personnel to begin delivering fuel today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-military-personnel-to-begin-delivering-fuel-today

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered British military personnel to begin fuel deliveries to gas stations in London and the southeast of England caused by a lack of tanker truck drivers....

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