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25 January, 2022
 

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1. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

2. 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....

3. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

4. Boris Johnson apologises after admitting he attended Downing Street garden party for 25 minutes during lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-apologises-after-admitting-he-attended-downing-street-garden-party-for-25-minutes-during-lockdown

Boris Johnson has apologized after admitting that he attended a Downing Street garden drinks party during the first lockdown. ...

5. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

6. Pandemic: Parents, children, school, take note: X (absence)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-parents-children-school-take-note-x-absence

7. 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. ...

8. EU parliament demands new rules to support legal labor migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-demands-new-rules-to-support-legal-labor-migration

Proposals to ease legal labour migration to Europe are needed by the end of January 2022, to overcome the challenge of an ageing population and of skills shortages, according to a press release sent by the European Parliament office....

9. 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,...

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. 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....

16. 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. ...

17. 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...

18. 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....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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....

26. 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%....

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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 ...

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