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1. Anti-vaxxers making ‘at least $2.5m’ a year from publishing on Substack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/anti-vaxxers-making-‘at-least-$2-5m-a-year-from-publishing-on-substack

A group of vaccine-sceptic writers are generating revenues of at least $2.5m (£1.85m) a year from publishing newsletters for tens of thousands of followers on the online publishing platform Substack, according to new research....

2. TEPAK professor loses appeal on unvaccinated ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tepak-professor-loses-appeal-on-unvaccinated-ban

A Cypriot high court has ruled that banning unvaccinated professors from the classroom was a matter of school regulation and not detrimental to their academic career or a right to privacy...

3. Future of the university as we know it is under threat – EY report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/future-of-the-university-as-we-know-it-is-under-threat-–-ey-report

A new EY report, Are universities of the past still the future?, argues that universities in advanced economies are facing a number of existential issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic....

4. CNP CYPRUS Group: offer of a large number of Complete Computer Systems, to the Ministry of Education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnp-cyprus-group-offer-of-a-large-number-of-complete-computer-systems-to-the-ministry-of-education

The era of the pandemic has clearly highlighted the importance of new digital technologies in many aspects of our lives. On the road to the future, digitalization is a top priority for society, the economy and the government....

5. Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-worldwide-rush-to-change-flights-over-us-5g-problem

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports....

6. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

7. Op-ed: Beyond the EastMed pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-beyond-the-eastmed-pipeline

The US decision to shift its focus from the EastMed gas pipeline to regional electricity interconnectors is an opportunity for Greece. The pipeline has always been a long shot, and the case for pursuing it may have run its course. Greece now has a chance to reframe the dialogue around energy and climate change in the region, and it should seize it....

8. 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack while Russia deploys more troops at border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/be-afraid-ukraine-hit-by-cyberattack-while-russia-deploys-more-troops-at-border

Ukraine was hit by a massive cyberattack warning its citizens to "be afraid and expect the worst", while Russia, which has amassed more than 100,000 troops on its neighbor's frontier, released TV pictures on Friday of more forces deploying in a drill....

9. Elon Musk's Neuralink to begin implanting brain chips in humans in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/elon-musk-s-neuralink-to-begin-implanting-brain-chips-in-humans-in-2022

Elon Musk has said that Neuralink, his brain-interface technology company, hopes to start implanting its microchips in humans next year....

10. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

11. East Med is ‘not a Turkish sea,’ president of French Senate tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-med-is-‘not-a-turkish-sea-president-of-french-senate-tells-kathimerini

The East Mediterranean is not a Turkish sea and interoperability between the French and Greek armed forces is a factor that brings stability to the region...

12. Historic Meeting between Israeli and Emirate leaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/historic-meeting-between-israeli-and-emirate-leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Monday in Abu Dhabi with UAE strongman Mohammed bin Zayed, a historic meeting that marks a "new reality" in the region....

13. Cyprus: one of the most attractive destinations for university study

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-one-of-the-most-attractive-destinations-for-university-study

Cyprus is now one of the most attractive university destinations because it has universities that offer a high level of academic quality and a complete student experience, according to the latest results of university rankings by the Times Higher Education organization. ...

14. 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....

15. Police face criticism in double murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-face-criticism-in-double-murder-case

A man is being accused of double murder in the case of two Russian women, with police being criticized on social media for initially missing the burial site and officials responding that the discovery was made possible following a tough suspect interrogation late at night...

16. Israeli abduction suspect out on bail in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-abduction-suspect-out-on-bail-in-cyprus

An Israeli businessman in Cyprus has been released on bail following a preliminary hearing for his extradition to Italy, where he has been implicated in the abduction of a young boy who survived a cable car disaster but was caught in a cross-border custody battle ever since...

17. The technology sector can become the new mainstay of the Cypriot economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-technology-sector-can-become-the-new-mainstay-of-the-cypriot-economy

These are some of the key conclusions that emerged from the findings of a survey conducted last October by IMR/University of Nicosia™ on behalf of the non-profit organisation TechIsland. ...

18. The 30th Auction of Greek and Cypriot Artworks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-30th-auction-of-greek-and-cypriot-artworks

19. Electric cars by MG have arrived in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mg-electric

Michaels Electric Cars Ltd, the exclusive representative of MG MOTOR, inaugurated its new models, MG ZS EV, MG HS PLUG-IN HYBRID and MG 5 EV....

20. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

21. 'Three Approaches to Measuring Natural Resource Scarcity: Theory and Application to Groundwater'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/three-approaches-to-measuring-natural-resource-scarcity-theory-and-application-to-groundwater

Professor Phoebe Koundouri's thesis, "Three Approaches to Measuring Natural Resource Scarcity: Theory and Application to Groundwater" which was published by Peterhouse of the University of Cambridge, is now available for free on Read Library....

22. Commissioner slaps fine in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-slaps-fine-in-spy-van-case

An Israeli-owned company in Cyprus known for its role in the country’s spy van case agreed to pay nearly one million in fines despite no evidence of spying on citizens, after an independent commissioner found there was no doubt that actions by WiSpear had at the very least breached principles relating to personal data...

23. School of tourism and hospitality management breaking ground in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-of-tourism-and-hospitality-management-breaking-ground-in-paphos

The Mayor of Paphos, Phaedon Phaedonos, signed an agreement yesterday with TEPAK (The Cyprus University of Technology) for the establishment of a School of Tourism Management, Hospitality and Entrepreneurship....

24. Bad blood between towns over tourism college

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bad-blood-between-towns-over-tourism-college

It has been described as the most important piece of work in decades for Paphos, but TEPAK’s decision to open a tourism college out west did not sit well with the mayor of the university’s hometown...

25. North calls on Greek Cypriots to cooperate on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-calls-on-greek-cypriots-to-cooperate-on-migration

Turkish Cypriots say the north is in favour of working together with the south on the challenge of irregular migration, calling on Greek Cypriots to address the issue jointly in a 'spirit of cooperation' at a time when Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has been ramping up his rhetoric on drastic measures...

26. Announcement of Appointment of Directors & Senior Managers in K. Treppides & Co Ltd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/announcement-of-appointment-of-directors-senior-managers-in-k-treppides-co-ltd

The Management of K. Treppides & Co Ltd is committed to develop leaders who derive from own people and who pursue excellence in the provision of high quality specialised and unique services. ...

27. 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"...

28. Facebook company changes name to Meta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/facebook-company-changes-name-to-meta

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet...

29. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

30. 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. ...

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