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1. Coordination for green digital transition needed, Kokkinos says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coordination-for-green-digital-transition-of-actions-needed-kokkinos-says

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Kyriakos Kokkinos stressed the need to coordinate actions and investments at national and European level to achieve the EU's goals "for a sustainable, digital and green transition, empowering businesses with an emphasis on the SME and start-up ecosystem, and ensuring EU technological dominance", during his intervention at the informal teleconference of the Competitiveness Council for Research, under the Portuguese Presidency....

2. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

3. Akar: Turkey determined to defend rights across ‘Blue Homeland’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-turkey-determined-to-defend-rights-across-‘blue-homeland

Turkey is determined to defend its rights across the “Blue Homeland,” the country’s defense minister, Hulusi Akar, said Friday, invoking an expansionist doctrine that envisages Turkish control over the waters of the eastern Aegean and the northern Mediterranean....

4. Turkey says Greek fighter jets ‘harassed’ research vessel; Greece rejects claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-fighter-jets-‘harassed-research-vessel-greece-rejects-claim

Greek fighter jets “harassed” Turkey’s research vessel Cesme while it was sailing in international waters in the Northern Aegean, National Defense Ministry sources were cited as saying on Tuesday by Turkey’s state-run news agency Anadolu....

5. R&I ecosystems of Cyprus and Israel exchange expertise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/r-i-ecosystems-of-cyprus-and-israel-exchange-expertise

Stakeholders of the Cyprus Research and Innovation ecosystem had the opportunity to gain a comprehensive view of Israel’s experience and expertise in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship, through a series of digital lectures that took place in January – February....

6. Study detects 37 different Covid strains among Cyprus samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-detects-37-different-covid-strains-among-cyprus-samples

A strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named B.1.258, is currently the most prevalent in Cyprus, according to a scientific study conducted for the analysis and course of the coronavirus in Cyprus. The study notes that since December 2020, this strain is responsible for 90% of infections in Cyprus....

7. Health Minister escorts his mother to get AZ jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-escorts-mother-to-get-az-jab

In a symbolic act of support for Cyprus’ decision to administer the AstraZeneca jab to all ages, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou accompanied his mother on Tuesday to the Engomi vaccination centre where she got her first AstraZeneca shot. ...

8. FinMin: Cyprus to reduce debt once pandemic normalises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-reduce-debt-once-pandemic-normalises-finmin-says

Cyprus Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides told the Cyprus News Agency that the government will begin reducing public debt, increased due to strategic cash reserves, once the pandemic begins to normalise....

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. Medical Association calls for restriction of AZ jab to -65s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-association-calls-for-restriction-of-az-jab-to-under-65s

The scientific committee Cyprus Medical Association (CyMA), the professional organisation of doctors in Cyprus, called on the Health Ministry to re-evaluate its decision of allowing the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to the 65+ age groups, noting that there’s not enough scientific evidence to proving its effectiveness among these groups....

11. Cyprus receives first batch of 7,200 AstraZeneca doses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-first-batch-of-7-200-astrazeneca-doses

Cyprus received on Monday the first batch of 7,200 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, of which the island expects to receive around 70,000 doses by the end of the month. ...

12. The hidden world of soil and why we need to protect it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-hidden-world-of-soil-and-why-we-need-to-protect-it

In the wake of the climate crisis over the last decades, we all talk about the state of the air we breathe and the quality of our water; both undoubtedly invaluable and essential to all life forms. However, we very often forget another key player; the part of Earth right under our feet, the soil....

13. 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....

14. Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/smoothening-the-cliff-edge-in-eu-uk-relations

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union came into effect on January 1, 2021, capping a tumultuous four-and-a-half-year period since the shocking result of the July 2016 Brexit referendum, in which 51.9% of the British voters voted in favor of leaving the EU. Subject to the delayed assent of the European Parliament, this UK-EU free trade agreement (FTA) extends zero-tariff and quota-free trade in goods between the two economic areas....

15. Cyprus aiming for full absorption of EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-full-absorption-of-eu-funds

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said Cyprus wants to achieve an absorption of 100% of the maximum of €968 million it could receive from the European structural and investment funds, but this requires that Cyprus invests in projects amounting to €1.8 billion....

16. Turkey and Greece to resume talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-and-greece-to-resume-talks

Turkey and Greece will resume talks aimed at reducing tensions between the neighbors on Jan. 25, Turkish and Greek officials announced Monday, following this summer’s dispute over maritime borders and energy rights in the eastern Mediterranean...

17. Pfizer suggests vaccine can beat mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-suggests-vaccine-can-beat-mutations

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in the highly transmissible new variants of the coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa, according to a laboratory study conducted by the US drugmaker...

18. Cyprus, Portugal agree to take ties to next level

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-portugal-agree-to-take-ties-to-next-level

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Portugal’s capital on Thursday for a tête-à-tête with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on the occasion of Portugal’s assumption of the presidency of the Council of the European Union on January 1....

19. Vaccination slots this week booked solid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccination-slots-this-week-booked-solid

Vaccinations for those aged of 80 began on Tuesday after vaccinations for the first priority group – healthcare workers dealing with coronavirus patients and nursing home workers and residents – successfully wrapped up on Monday, with the health ministry announcing that time-slots are already booked solid....

20. 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 ...

21. Cyprus stays calm as virus unknowns remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-calm-but-mutation-unknowns-remain

Biontech says it is confident its COVID-19 vaccine expected within days in Cyprus would remain effective against a variant that has been spreading in Britain, but questions still remain over the effectiveness of the vaccine as mutations continue to spread...

22. The Greek scientist developing 6G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-greek-scientist-developing-6g

At the moment Greece is unveiling the 5G communications network, on the opposite end of Europe, a Greek professor, a communications engineer, is getting a grant from the European Research Council to develop 6G....

23. 5G bidding process wraps up, first licences in January 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5g-bidding-process-wraps-up-first-licences-in-january-2021

The bidding process of the 5G frequencies auction wrapped up smoothly on Thursday, with the first licences expected to be distributed in January 2021, a press release by the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, said....

24. EY Cyprus sponsors 3rd Anti-Fraud Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-sponsors-3rd-anti-fraud-conference

EY Cyprus has, once again, sponsored and participated in the 3rd Cyprus Anti-Fraud Conference, which was organised by IMH and the Cyprus Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The event was held online on Tuesday 15th December...

25. Increase in Covid-19 genetic material detected in wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-genetic-material-of-coronavirus-detected-in-wastewater

An increase in the genetic material of the new coronavirus was recorded in the analysis of urban wastewater of the Sewerage Board of Limassol-Amathus (SBLA) which was done in collaboration with the International Water Research Center "NIREAS" of the University of Cyprus. The aim of the cooperation is to develop a reliable early warning system regarding the degree of the Covid-19 spread....

26. AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia's Sputnik in vaccine race

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-hitches-ride-with-russia-s-sputnik-in-vaccine-race

AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of the British drugmaker's vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday....

27. EU to toughen sanctions on Turkish drilling, draft summit statement says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-toughen-sanctions-on-turkish-drilling-draft-summit-statement-says

The European Union will impose sanctions on more Turkish individuals and companies responsible for drilling in contested waters in the Mediterranean, according to a draft statement prepared for EU leaders to agree at a summit on Thursday....

28. COVID-19 to disrupt holiday shopping plans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/covid-19-to-disrupt-holiday-shopping-plans

29. KPMG survey shows biodiversity-related risk remains under-reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-survey-shows-biodiversity-related-risk-remains-under-reported

While it is notable that 80% of the world’s 250 largest companies now report on sustainability, biodiversity-related risk remains significantly under-reported by the global business community...

30. New coronavirus call centre launched

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-coronavirus-call-centre-launched

A new call centre was launched to provide support and information on all issues related to the local coronavirus pandemic and rules in place....

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