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23 January, 2022
 

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1. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

2. Greece: ‘Covid Free Wallet’ goes into operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-‘covid-free-wallet-goes-into-operation

The Digital Governance Ministry on Tuesday activated the “Covid Free Wallet,” an online application that makes it easier for citizens to present their coronavirus vaccination or recovery certificates and their identity details when seeking admission to retail stores, restaurants, cafes, gyms and other leisure or entertainment venues....

3. Qatar seizes children’s toys that are 'un-Islamic'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/qatar-seizes-children-s-toys-that-are-un-islamic

Authorities in Qatar have seized a line of what they called 'un-Islamic' children's toys that feature rainbow patterns similar to LGBT flags....

4. Mammoth 1.3 Billion euro fine to Amazon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mammoth-1-3-billion-euro-fine-to-amazon

Italy's antitrust watchdog said on Thursday it had fined Amazon 1.13 billion euros ($1.28 billion) for alleged abuse of market dominance, in one of the biggest penalties imposed on a U.S. tech giant in Europe....

5. Austria will fine unvaccinated 600 euros every 3 months from February 1st 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-fines

A fine of up to 600 euros every three months will be imposed on those who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 from February 1, 2022, according to a draft law prepared by the Austrian government....

6. RICS Cyprus Property Price Index with KPMG in Cyprus announces results of Q1-Q3 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/rics-cyprus-property-price-index-with-kpmg-in-cyprus-announces-results-of-q1-q3-2021

KPMG in Cyprus announces that the “RICS Cyprus Property Price Index with KPMG in Cyprus” has been issued for Q1 – Q3 of 2021....

7. Nicosia's beautiful facelift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nicosia-s-beautiful-facelift

I will start with a prediction: The center of Nicosia will attract huge investments in real estate within the next five years....

8. Black Friday: No comparison to previous years (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/black-friday

This year's Black Friday did not compare to previous years in terms of retail sales. The images in stores selling electrical appliances, electronic items and tech products, at least so far, have been disappointing....

9. The association of retail companies requests exemptions to CovScan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-association-of-retail-companies-is-requesting-exemptions-to-covscan

Following the ruckus in retail businesses during the first days of the CovScan check, companies continue to document problematic issues arising from the verification requirement. ...

10. The lockdown of the unvaccinated begins today in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-lockdown-of-the-unvaccinated

A lockdown for citizens who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 enters into force in Austria today, and even stricter restrictions are not ruled out if the situation continues to worsen....

11. Supermarkets disagree with CovScan and ask for instructions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/supermarkets-disagree-with-covscan-and-ask-for-instructions

Supermarket owners are asking the Minister of Health for instructions on how to implement CovScan, but they are underlining their opposition to this measure and the adoption of any additional measures to support its implementation....

12. Retailers furious over CovScan’s glitchy start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retailers-furious-over-covscan-s-glitchy-start

A controversial android app pushed by the government to help businesses authenticate Safe Pass holders had a rough first day on Monday, with retailers upset over reported failures ranging from vaccinated documents being flagged as invalid to two different devices scanning the same QR code but giving different results...

13. CovScan Cyprus starts running on trial basis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covscan-cyprus-starts-running-on-trial-basis

Door greeters at supermarkets started using the android app CovScan on Monday to verify the authenticity of their customers’ Safe Pass documents, but the program will run on a trial basis for two weeks following criticism that consumers and businesses had little time to prepare...

14. Cypriot banks to reduce costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-banks-to-reduce-costs

The President of the European Banking Authority speaks to "K"...

15. The mysterious world of the 'metaverse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-to-hire-10-000-in-eu-to-build-metaverse

Last Sunday, Facebook announced plans to create 10,000 new jobs in the European Union over the next five years to build products that will serve the metaverse...

16. Outlet mall west of Nicosia ready to open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outlet-mall-west-of-nicosia-ready-to-open

A new price-slashing outlet mall on the western fringe of Nicosia is getting ready to open its doors to the public, hoping to bring a fun shopping experience based on a concept that tries to reconcile modernity with tradition...

17. Why Europeans are facing a 'heavy winter'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-europeans-are-facing-a-heavy-winter

Europe 's households are facing much higher energy bills in winter due to rising global energy and gas prices, and consumer organizations have warned that the most vulnerable could be hit by energy poverty....

18. KPMG in Cyprus announces partnership with RICS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/kpmg-in-cyprus-announces-partnership-with-rics

KPMG in Cyprus and RICS have signed a collaboration agreement for the provision of services for the issue of the quarterly ''RICS Cyprus Property Price Index, with KPMG in Cyprus''....

19. UK Military personnel to begin delivering fuel today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-military-personnel-to-begin-delivering-fuel-today

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered British military personnel to begin fuel deliveries to gas stations in London and the southeast of England caused by a lack of tanker truck drivers....

20. Fuel crisis deepens in the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-crisis-deepens-in-the-uk

The Association of Oil Retailers warned on Sunday night that now 50% to 85% of service stations in the UK (excluding motorways and supermarkets) have run out of fuel....

21. UK citizens rush to fill up amid shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-citizens-rush-to-fill-up-amid-shortages

The British government on Thursday night urged citizens not to panic over the closure of dozens of gas stations across the country, which was due to the significant shortage of drivers of tankers, trucks and other heavy goods vehicles....

22. House approves overhaul in Cyprus’ power grid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-approves-overhaul-in-cyprus-power-grid

The Cyprus Transmission System Operator is calling on people and companies who wish to take part in the electricity market to register for training seminars, following the passage of legislation that aims to put an end to state monopoly after years of debate and EU warnings...

23. Fears of panic buying in the UK ahead of the Christmas season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-of-panic-buying-in-the-uk-ahead-of-the-christmas-season

Fears of panic shopping ahead of Christmas are being raised by market participants in Britain....

24. Supermarkets want a Safe Pass redo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supermarkets-want-a-safe-pass-redo

Supermarket representatives in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over Safe Pass measures, accusing police officers of being vindictive with fines and pointing out that some door greeters are even scared to confront aggressive customers...

25. Palace adds cruises in vax goody bag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palace-adds-cruises-in-vax-goody-bag

The Presidential Palace has announced more vaccination incentives for young adults up to age 30, who are being enticed among others with a chance to win a free cruise to the Greek islands this fall...

26. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

27. Safe Pass for supermarket made official

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-for-supermarket-made-official

Grocery shoppers in the Republic of Cyprus may no longer shop at a supermarket if they do not have a Safe Pass, based on the latest decree published on Monday by the health ministry affecting all domains of social life in response to last week’s surge in daily infections...

28. ECB tells Cyprus lawmakers to get it right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-tells-cyprus-lawmakers-to-get-it-right

Elizabeth McCaul, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, advised caution over possible amendments to the Cyprus foreclosure law stressing that 'such policies can also backfire and destabilize the banking sector if designed in a haphazard manner'...

29. Court battles brewing over COVID measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-battles-brewing-over-covid-measures

Over a hundred complaints and counting are waiting to be heard in Cypriot courts against the government and members of its coronavirus task force, with legality issues being raised over pandemic measures including Safe Pass...

30. EY: Liquidity-fueled IPO markets break records in Q1 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-liquidity-fueled-ipo-markets-break-records-in-q1-2021
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