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06 December, 2021
 

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1. Divorce goes digital in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divorce-goes-digital-in-greece

In an effort to reduce bureaucracy in Greece, the government has begun moving more of its services online in order for citizens to save time and reduce red tape....

2. Less red tape for asylum seekers but no new options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-red-tape-for-asylum-seekers-but-no-new-options

Labor minister Zeta Emilianidou says her office has simplified paperwork for the hiring of asylum seekers, but the country's chamber of commerce says cutting red tape and shuffling less paper does not solve staff shortages in fields that are still inaccessible to those applicants...

3. North soon to establish Varosha czar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-soon-to-establish-varosha-czar

An international conference on Varosha is in the works according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who accused European officials of turning their backs on Turkish Cypriots and further insisted that any steps on Cyprus’ ghost town will be 'in accordance with the law'...

4. Cyprus jails captain for docking in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jails-captain-for-docking-in-the-north

The captain of a Ukraine-bound oil tanker was sentenced to prison on Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, two days after he was arrested in the south for docking his ship in the north last year...

5. Cyprus wants to cut red tape in fire response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-cut-red-tape-in-fire-response

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has instructed officials to look for ways to cut red tape in the prevention and handling of fires, following a devastating blaze that killed four workers and exposed lack of coordination between state and local authorities...

6. Government responds to fire with €6 million aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-responds-to-fire-with-€6-million-aid

The Republic of Cyprus has announced €6 million in financial aid for villages affected by a deadly fire, including compensation to the families of victims, with the government clarifying that illegal or uninsured structures would not be an issue...

7. Director wants passport probe clear his name

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/director-wants-passport-probe-clear-his-name

A civil servant, whose name was dropped by the former House speaker during a secret video recording by Al Jazeera, says he did not get involved with golden passports during his tenure as director of the interior ministry, vowing to take legal action if an investigative committee failed to clear his name...

8. Minister points finger at north over barbwire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-points-finger-at-north-over-barbwire

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris has fired back at critics in the north over the south’s decision to install barbwire near the UN buffer zone to halt illegal crossings, blaming the need for a fence on lack of action on the part of Turkish Cypriot authorities...

9. Minister grilled over digital ID bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-grilled-over-digital-id-bill

Recent discussion on electronic signatures has reintroduced persistent challenges in the digital ID debate, with Cyprus’ innovation minister facing tough questions this week during a House committee hearing...

10. Students arrested as visa debate rages on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-students-arrested-as-visa-debate-rages-on

Police officers and immigration agents raided establishments in Paphos on Sunday, arresting two international students who were found working without authorization, with critics calling on the state to ease restrictions and allow off-campus work...

11. EU unveils virus exit roadmap, hoping to avoid more chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-virus-exit-roadmap-hoping-to-avoid-more-chaos

The European Union moved Wednesday to head off a chaotic and potentially disastrous easing of restrictions that are limiting the spread of the coronavirus, warning its 27 nations to move very cautiously as they return to normal life and base their actions on scientific advice....

12. President to address nation on coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-to-address-nation-on-coronavirus

Cypriot president to announce social and economic measures to combat coronavirus spread before summer tourism...

13. Cyprus rolls out tough traffic measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-tough-traffic-measures

Traffic police are following through with strict measures announced by the government last week, with two drivers referred to the Road Transport Department to have their licences either suspended or revoked...

14. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

15. Woman slams Cyprus after mom’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-slams-cyprus-after-mom-s-death

A petition online is calling on insurance companies to recognize the north as a legal entity, following a British woman’s death in Cyprus and her daughter’s ordeal trying to cut through red tape between the two divided communities...

16. Scope rates Cyprus with BBB-

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/scope-rates-cyprus-with-bbb

Scope Ratings affirmed last week the Republic of Cyprus’ BBB- long-term issuer and senior unsecured local- and foreign-currency ratings, along with a short-term issuer rating of S-2 in both local and foreign currency, noting that all outlooks are stable...

17. Minister tries to close loophole on hunting dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-tries-to-close-loophole-on-hunting-dogs

The government is scrambling to amend recent legislation to require hunters to obtain specific permits for their dogs on the condition they have a microchip...

18. Captain arrested for docking in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/captain-arrested-for-docking-in-the-north

A boat captain has been arrested in Limassol after Republic of Cyprus authorities recorded his commercial ship docking in Famagusta port in the north...

19. Man missing a leg asked to prove disability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-missing-a-leg-asked-to-prove-disability

A man who is seeking government subsidies to buy a handicap accessible vehicle has been called to an interview to prove to a medical council he is with disability due to missing a leg...

20. Minister speaks out on halloumi case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-speaks-out-on-halloumi-case

The government says the halloumi market is big enough for everyone, signaling that Cypriot authorities could rethink the protected designation of origin following an embarrassing ruling in the UK...

21. Private sector is the key to Greece’s recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/private-sector-is-the-key-to-greece-s-recovery

22. Difficult decisions brought about positive results in the economy, President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/difficult-decisions-brought-about-positive-results-in-the-economy-president-says

23. Traffic camera citations by registered mail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-camera-citations-by-registered-mail

Drivers who commit traffic offences and are caught on camera will receive the bill in the mail, if a current proposal for a new network to be rolled out next year goes forward...

24. Impounded minivan in fatal accident catches fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/impounded-minivan-in-fatal-accident-catches-fire

A minivan that was involved in the fatal accident where two Egyptian men were killed Tuesday caught fire at the police pound around midnight...

25. Beach vandals target Paralimni mayor's initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beach-vandals-target-paralimni-mayor-s-initiative

A beach in Paralimni was the target of vandalism Tuesday late into the night, raising suspicions as local authorities are locked in a dispute with residents over beach rights...

26. Government cuts red tape on traffic camera plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-cuts-red-tape-on-traffic-camera-plans

The President’s Cabinet is cutting red tape when it comes to traffic cameras, in an effort to have a system installed sooner than later...

27. Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-be-a-film-industry-contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

28. Cyprus, Malta, Greece want red tape cut to boost shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-malta-greece-want-red-tape-cut-to-boost-shipping

The shipping ministers of Cyprus, Malta and Greece say they want the European Union to cut red tape holding back growth in the sector, which they say provides 2.1 million jobs and 142 billion euros to Europe's economy...

29. Greece's new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-s-new-startup-culture-technology-and-seagrass-sunglasses

Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass...

30. Cypriot firm signs $4.2 billion Zimbabwe platinum deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-investor-signs-$4-2-billion-zimbabwe-platinum-deal

It is the largest investment structure in the country’s mining industry in Zimbabwe...

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