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10 December, 2022
 

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1. World Cup Chief Executive: 'Death is a part of life'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-cup-chief-executive-death-is-a-part-of-life

The Qatar World Cup chief executive said 'death is a part of life' in response to the tragic death of yet another migrant worker who has died at a training site....

2. Risk of power cuts next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/risk-of-power-cuts-next-week

Due to a disagreement between the management of EAC and its employees, the nightmare of a power outage next week will return in December....

3. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

4. Candidates continue campaigning both inside and outside of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/candidates-continue-campaigning-both-inside-and-outside-of-cyprus

Candidates for the Presidency of the Republic continue their activities both inside and outside of Cyprus. The candidates and their teams analyzed their positions and alluded to issues of concern to citizens as well as current events....

5. CBC Governor: 'Any recession is expected to be mild and short-lived'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cbc-governor-any-recession-is-expected-to-be-mild-and-short-lived

Constantinos Herodotou, Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, talked about the ECB objective and actions to restore and stabilize inflation at 2% in the medium term and maintain financial stability, saying that any recession is expected to be mild and short....

6. 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....

7. Tying up loose ends at Hellenic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tying-up-loose-ends-at-hellenic

Hellenic Bank experienced several changes in 2022, as it closed outstanding issues while also opening new chapters. Hellenic Bank made changes to its top management, staff, shareholding composition, and labor issues in the fourth quarter of 2022, ...

8. Germany needs 400,000 employees annually to cover labor demands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-needs-400-000-employees-annually-to-cover-labor-demands

Due to Germany’s aging population which results in a lack of qualified workers, the country’s labor market is at risk, with authorities left to count on target migration as a solution for the situation. ...

9. 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....

10. China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-protesters-are-summoned-to-present-their-case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

11. 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....

12. The pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is at 9%.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-pay-gap-between-men-and-women-in-cyprus-is-at-9

Gender Equality Commissioner Josephine Antoniou said in a message on the European Union's Equal Pay Day that the pay gap between men and women in Cyprus is 9%, which means that women earn 91 cents for every euro earned by men....

13. Humanity hits eight billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanity-hits-eight-billion-mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world's eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations....

14. Immigration as a matter of national survival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-immigration-as-a-matter-of-national-survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, undoubtedly ranks first in the hierarchy of Cypriot citizens' concerns....

15. Slower economic growth expected towards end of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/slower-economic-growth-expected-towards-end-of-year

The Cypriot economy is expected to slow down towards the end of 2022 after growing steadily during the first half of the year, according to the chapter on Cyprus from the European Commission’s Autumn 2022 Economic Forecast which was presented on Friday by Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni....

16. 'Cyprus Tomorrow': A plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-a-plan-made-by-cypriots-for-cypriots

The importance of the "Cyprus - Tomorrow" National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday....

17. EY holds Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, a reference point for FDI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-holds-cyprus-attractiveness-forum-investment-realized-a-reference-point-for-fdi-in-cyprus

The Cyprus Attractiveness Forum: Investment Realized, organized by EY in collaboration with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, took place on Tuesday, October 25th at the Parklane Hotel, in Limassol. ...

18. Private health insurance coverage declined by 20% due to GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-health-insurance-coverage-declined-by-20-due-to-gesy

Predictions of a drop in private health insurance coverage following the implementation of the second phase of the General Health Plan were slow to emerge....

19. Cyprus sits out as UN50 seek to condemn China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sits-out-as-un50-seek-to-condemn-china

Fifty member states of the United Nations are calling on China to “uphold its international human rights obligations” in a joint statement on Xinjiang, with Cyprus being absent from that list...

20. Cyprus' hourly labor costs in 2020 was at €18.10, with some exceptions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hourly-labor-costs-in-2020-was-at-€18-10-with-some-exceptions

Based on the findings of the Labor Cost Survey (LCS) conducted by the Cyprus Statistical Service, the hourly labor cost was set at €18.10 with 2020 serving as the benchmark year....

21. Workplace accidents decreased in 2020, but severity of nearly 50% not specified

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/workplace-accidents-decreased-in-2020-but-severity-of-nearly-50-not-specified

In 2020, almost 2.7 million non-fatal work accidents resulted in workers being absent from work for four days or more in the EU, while 3,355 work-related accidents were fatal, according to data released by Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical service....

22. Occupied: 30,000 children of mixed marriages are claiming RoC citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-30-000-children-of-mixed-marriages-are-claiming-roc-citizenship

According to the "MP" of the opposition PTK who raised the issue in "parliament," the number of children of mixed marriages in the occupied territories claiming citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus has reached 30,000....

23. Youth unemployment in Cyprus in 2021 at 14.2%, compared to 13% across the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/youth-unemployment-in-cyprus-in-2021-at-14-2-compared-to-13-across-the-eu

The youth (people aged 15–29 years) unemployment rate in the European Union fell to 13.0% in 2021, from 13.3% in 2020, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

24. Unmarried added as afterthought in paid parental leave bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unmarried-added-as-afterthought-in-paid-parental-leave-bill

Cypriot lawmakers this week criticized a bill on paid parental leave after it emerged that unmarried parents were not included in the legislation scheduled to go into effect before the year is out...

25. Digital controversies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/digital-controversies

The three front-runners for the presidency of the republic laid out their objectives and ideas for tackling various issues and the nation's shift to a digital economy....

26. Two families sue Amazon for selling 'suicide kits' to teens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-families-sue-amazon-for-selling-suicide-kits-to-teens

Amazon is facing a lawsuit accusing it of selling so-called suicide kits, brought by the families of two teenagers who bought a deadly chemical on the company's website and later used it to take their own lives....

27. Companies fined for safety violations resulting in the death of a worker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/companies-fined-for-safety-violations-resulting-in-the-death-of-a-worker

Two companies were fined €19,000 and two people received suspended prison sentences as a result of criminal investigations into health and safety at work violations that resulted in the death of an employee and the endangerment of others at work. ...

28. 'Any pensioner getting under 710 euros should come to the ministry'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/any-pensioner-getting-under-710-euros-should-come-to-the-ministry

Minister of Labor Kyriakos Kousios has invited pensioners who receive less than 710 euros to meet with him in person and discuss the claims made during the Alpha Good Morning show....

29. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

30. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

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