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27 November, 2021
 

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1. 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. ...

2. Samsung Healthcare eyes €6 mln Cyprus deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/samsung-healthcare-eyes-€6-mln-cyprus-deal

Medical manufacturing giant Samsung Healthcare is pitching for a record €6 mln deal to supply 55 ultrasound units to state hospitals,...

3. Cargo imports into Dubai airport to be restricted from Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cargo-imports-into-dubai-airport-to-be-restricted-from-tuesday

Dubai will restrict imports of cargo into its international airport for six days from Tuesday to clear a backlog caused by “extraordinarily high” volumes of inbound shipments....

4. Extra 4 weeks maternity leave approved by Cabinet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extra-4-weeks-maternity-leave-approved-by-cabinet

The Cabinet today approved a bill increasing the period of paid maternity leave from 18 weeks to 22 weeks....

5. Cheating never gets one far: The English School Industrial dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cheating-never-gets-one-far

Employment relations in the 21st Century are governed by multiple layers of institutional regulation that have evolved historically during the previous centuries....

6. Number of jobless persons in Cyprus declines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-jobless-persons-in-cyprus-declines-to-the-lowest-level-in-almost-twelve-years

The number of registered unemployed for August 2021 decreased to 19,669 persons in comparison to 21,613 in the previous month....

7. EAC burn victim loses fight for life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-burn-victim-loses-fight-for-life

An electric utility worker has succumbed to his injuries at a Greek hospital, where he was being treated for severe burns following a substation accident in Cyprus last month...

8. Third lockdown brings new support schemes totaling €120m

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-lockdown-brings-new-support-schemes-totaling-€120m

New support measures to the tune of €120 million to address the effects Cyprus’ third total lockdown on employees and companies were announced by the Finance and Labour Ministers on Wednesday....

9. Cabinet approves €250m supplementary pandemic budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-€250m-supplementary-pandemic-budget

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a supplementary budget of €250 million to cover needs arising from the handling of the pandemic. ...

10. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

11. Govt meets extension of restrictions with new support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/govt-meets-extension-of-restrictions-with-new-support-measures

Cyprus Ministers of Finance, Constantinos Petrides and Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, Zeta Emilianidou announced Friday an economic support package to the tune of €70 million for businesses and employees in an attempt to counterbalance the extension of restriction measures....

12. Cyprus moving forward with more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moving-forward-with-more-relaxations

The Cabinet on Thursday agreed to move forward with a steady lifting of restrictions, as starting Monday each week will see additional relaxations culminating in the lifting of restrictions on food and drink businesses on March 16....

13. Cyprus hotels eyeing May for reopening doors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotels-eyeing-may-for-reopening

April is the month in which the first bookings of tourists from Israel to Cyprus are set to begin. Although large flows of tourists to Cyprus are not expected at that time, it is clear that those tourists who will come will be needing tourist accommodation. They will however have to choose between the few hotels that remain open, or even the individual ones that will resume operation by April, since all hoteliers aren’t planning to reopen their doors before May at the earliest....

14. Focus shifts to worsening Limassol epidemiological situation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/focus-shifts-to-worsening-limassol-epidemiological-situation

The local epidemiological situation, and particularly the deteriorating conditions marking the Limassol district, were at the centre of discussions between the health minister Constantinos Ioannou, the government’s health advisory committee, and the contact tracing team on Monday....

15. Wage earner falls to his death in Strovolos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wage-earner-falls-to-his-death-in-strovolos

A wage earner was killed on the job on Thursday, after he fell from a two-storey building in Nicosia while trying to fix a water tank on the roof...

16. Rampant spread contained but Cyprus still in red zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rampant-spread-contained-but-cyprus-still-in-red-zone

Despite indications that the rampant spread of the virus has been contained, Cyprus remains in the red zone, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Thursday....

17. Police lose state fraud case in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lose-state-fraud-case-in-limassol

Defendants in Limassol’s case involving an alleged scam with food stamps and housing vouchers for homeless persons walked free this week, after prosecutors said they were unable to bring witnesses forward to testify in court...

18. Cyprus launches online social insurance payment system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-online-social-insurance-payment-system

Cyprus’ new online system for the payment of social insurance contributions was presented on Thursday by Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou and Deputy Minister for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriakos Kokkinos....

19. Cyprus puts national minimum wage on hold until full employment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-national-minimum-wage-on-hold-until-full-employment

The Cyprus government will launch a social dialogue for the implementation of the national minimum wage when full employment is reached, namely when unemployment is around 5%....

20. Officials investigate fatal construction incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-investigate-fatal-construction-incident

A forensic pathologist confirmed Tuesday that a foreign worker who died over the weekend, several days following a work incident in Paralimni, had suffered a severe head trauma caused falling from a height...

21. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

22. Government buys time on new COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-buys-time-on-new-covid-measures

The health, finance, and labour ministers of the Republic of Cyprus have been tasked to reconcile a number of issues before a Cabinet meeting on Friday, essentially stalling the announcement of new COVID measures which was expected on Thursday...

23. Cyprus remains an attractive investment destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-remains-an-attractive-investment-destination

Cyprus remains an attractive investment destination, especially among established investors ...

24. Blame game in full swing after budget vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blame-game-in-full-swing-after-budget-vote

The government in the Republic of Cyprus faced an unprecedented challenge on Thursday, after failing to pass a 2021 budget in the House, with lawmakers approving stopgap measures to keep making payments for the next couple of months...

25. FinMin confirms Cyprus won’t reinstate ‘golden passports’ scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-confirms-cyprus-won-t-reinstate-‘golden-passports-scheme

Finance minister Constantinos Petrides assured that the government will not be reinstating the Cyprus Investment Program (CIP), that was shut down after the shocking corruption revelations that emerged through an Al Jazeera investigation and the subsequent stark criticism by the European Commission. ...

26. Cyprus struggles to regulate lobbying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-regulate-lobbying

Debate on a legislation proposal that would regulate lobbying in the Republic of Cyprus will continue next year, when parliamentary elections will be in full swing, after the justice ministry introduced amendments to reconcile transparency rules with realities of politicking on the island...

27. Support schemes averted drastic rise in unemployment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-averted-drastic-rise-in-unemployment

The package launched by the government to support employees and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic has averted a drastic rise in unemployment, labour minister Zeta Emilianidou said Thursday....

28. Virus continues to attack nursing homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-continues-to-attack-nursing-homes

Spokesperson for the Cyprus state health services Charalambos Charilaou told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday that the virus’ assault on nursing homes in Nicosia and Limassol is ongoing, with an estimated 25% of coronavirus patients at the Famagusta general hospital involving residents of nursing homes....

29. Support schemes added to fight lockdown consequences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-added-to-fight-lockdown-consequences

Alongside the tough restriction measures that came into effect on Thursday, additional support schemes were announced by the ministers of finance and labour in a bid to cushion the inevitable economic blow....

30. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

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