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10 December, 2022
 

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1. Germany eases entry rules for qualified young Indians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-eases-entry-rules-for-qualified-young-indians

Nationals of India will soon be subject to less strict rules when reaching Germany for professional, study, and work purposes as the two countries have signed the German-Indian Migration Agreement....

2. Germany eases rules for internationals to obtain citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-eases-rules-for-internationals-to-obtain-citizenship

The federal government of Germany has unfolded its plans to introduce new changes to its immigration law, among others, to make it easier for internationals to obtain citizenship....

3. Averof: 'Technology firms can't find qualified Cypriot workers'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/averof-technology-firms-can-t-find-qualified-cypriot-workers

Averof Neophytou, Presidential Candidate and President of the Democratic Rally, stated after his visit to Murex that the global and Cypriot markets are in need of programmers and technology professionals....

4. At least 400 migrant workers died in projects connected to the World Cup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-400-migrant-workers-died-in-projects-connected-to-the-world-cup

World Cup chief Hassan Al-Thawadi said that between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died as a result of work done on projects connected to the tournament – a greater figure than Qatari officials have cited previously....

5. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

6. Permits granted for 7,000 highly skilled workers from 3rd countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/permits-granted-for-7-000-highly-skilled-workers-from-3rd-countries

The policy of granting tax incentives to foreign technology companies is yielding results, Invest Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency Chairman Evgenios Evgeniou said, stressing that 7,000 work permits have been approved this year for highly skilled individuals who chose to work in Cyprus....

7. Nouris: More foreign companies setting up shop in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nouris-more-foreign-companies-setting-up-shop-in-cyprus

The adoption of the New Strategy for Attracting Business and Talent has led to an impressive increase in interest from foreign companies to establish their presence in Cyprus, ...

8. Employing Turkish Cypriots in ROC can play a key role in reunification

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/employing-turkish-cypriots-in-roc-can-play-a-key-role-in-reunification

In a letter to Nicosia, the European Commission is calling for the upgrading of skills and the promotion of Turkish Cypriots in specific sectors of employment in the Republic of Cyprus, hoping that such a development will create a win-win situation....

9. Germany to revise immigrant laws to allow more skilled migrant workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-revise-immigrant-laws-to-allow-more-skilled-migrant-workers

In the coming months, the German Ministry of Labor will come forward with a proposal to the federal government to introduce a new immigration option for skilled foreigners....

10. Poland, Spain & Italy are a favorite for working migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-spain-italy-are-a-favorite-for-working-migrants

The median age in the 27 European Union countries is projected to mark an increase of 4.5 years between 2019 and 2050 to reach 48.2 years....

11. Over 1,000 people have died in Pakistan's worst flooding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-people-have-died-in-pakistan-s-worst-flooding

The Cyprus government has expressed deep condolences and solidarity to the Government and the people of Pakistan for the tragic loss of life following the floods in the country....

12. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

13. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

14. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

15. Second balcony gives way in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-balcony-gives-way-in-paphos

Another balcony in Paphos collapsed just two days after three men were injured in a similar incident, with authorities launching an investigation into what caused parts of the building structure above a restaurant to land on its shade canopy on Saturday and injure three women...

16. Men critical after balcony collapse in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-critical-after-balcony-collapse-in-paphos

Three young men in Paphos were seriously injured on Thursday when the balcony of their apartment collapsed, prompting the mayor to level accusations against 'greedy property owners' who crap people in old buildings...

17. 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. ...

18. Europol sex trafficking probe lands Cypriot farmer in prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europol-sex-trafficking-probe-lands-cypriot-farmer-in-prison

An elderly farmer in Cyprus was sentenced to ten years behind bars in a sexual exploitation case, after a joint law enforcement operation with Europol led to the discovery of at least two victims in the island’s agricultural sector...

19. Census takers face hostility in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/census-takers-face-hostility-in-cyprus

Census workers in Cyprus are facing hostile residents during the ongoing campaign, as many citizens say they are worried about their personal information also being collected for sinister purposes...

20. Op-ed: Fertilizer inflation presages a global food supply crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-fertilizer-inflation-presages-a-global-food-supply-crisis

We know that the war in Ukraine has led to sharp increases in prices for both food and fuel. This in turn has sparked concern that we may see a repeat of the famine and food riots that took place in 22 countries in the years following the global financial crisis, caused by a perfect storm of rising commodities prices....

21. Pimp locked up in Limassol brothel case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pimp-locked-up-in-limassol-brothel-case

A man in Limassol has been sentenced to eight years in prison for pandering, after police detained him and four women during a prostitution sting in late 2020...

22. An EU-wide ban on 'golden passports' and the Ukrainian crisis on the agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-ban-on-golden-passports-and-the-ukrainian-crisis-on-the-agenda-at-eu-plenary

The European Parliament is scheduled to have its plenary session this week from the 7th to the 10th of March in Strasbourg. On the agenda will be, most importantly, the Ukrainian issue as well as a discussion on an EU-wide ban on citizenship by investment schemes....

23. European plan to donate fighter jets to Ukraine collapses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-plan-to-donate-fighter-jets-to-ukraine-collapses

A proposed deal to allow Ukrainian pilots to fly fighter jets donated by European Union countries has fallen apart....

24. New COVID action plan for Cyprus airports in place from February 21

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-action-plan-for-cyprus-airports-in-place-from-february-21

The Council of Ministers decided today that new measures regulating travelers arriving into Cyprus will take effect on February 21st instead of March 1st....

25. Greek Cypriots say soldiers drew guns in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-say-soldiers-drew-guns-in-buffer-zone

UN officials in ethnically-divided Cyprus say an incident in the buffer zone was resolved peacefully, with local media reporting a Greek Cypriot farmer was asked by armed Turkish soldiers to leave the area...

26. Facebook entrenching Greece on tech map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-entrenching-greece-on-tech-map

The Facebook parent company, Meta Platforms, Inc, is reportedly in advanced discussions for the establishment of a Greek subsidiary, under whose umbrella international activities that are currently being implemented in other countries can be transferred....

27. Maricar’s mom still seeks justice in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maricar-s-mom-still-seeks-justice-in-cyprus

The mother of murdered Filipina Maricar Valdez Arquiola is still waiting for the Cypriot government to do the right thing, with reports saying relatives of victims in the island’s unprecedented serial killer case are still waiting for a proper financial settlement...

28. MI5 warns MP's: Chinese government 'agent' has been 'active' in UK parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi5-warns-mp-s-chinese-government-agent-has-been-active-in-uk-parliament

MI5 has warned that a Chinese government agent has been working in parliament "to subvert the processes", MPs have been told....

29. Cyprus police evict asylum seekers on New Year’s Eve

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-evict-asylum-seekers-on-new-year-s-eve

Law enforcement officers in the Republic of Cyprus extracted 60 asylum seekers from their place of residence on Friday and transported them to a deportation facility during an operation to enforce an eviction notice from last week...

30. Suspected motive in double murder draws skepticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-motive-in-double-murder-draws-skepticism

A top criminologist in Cyprus says machismo and ethnicity were proximate causes in the double murder of two Russian women who had gone missing last month, but a suspected motive in the case has drawn public disbelief and some parliament members are calling for investigation into possible sex trafficking...

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