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19 January, 2022
 

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1. In exodus from Lebanon, the well-off find new home in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-exodus-from-lebanon-the-well-off-find-new-home-in-cyprus

Many well-off Lebanese who escaped their country’s economic tailspin for a new life in the nearby island nation of Cyprus say the transition has been a whirlwind of emotions....

2. Jeff Bezos: Space will become a home to people - This is how they will live

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/jeff-bezos-space-will-become-a-home-to-people-this-is-how-they-will-live

In the future, space will be a home to people, and people will visit the earth for vacation, predicted the billionaire founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos....

3. Cancer vaccines in two to three years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cancer-vaccines-in-two-to-three-years

Drs. Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci are a very modest, perhaps even humble, scientist couple. ...

4. Futuristic mega yacht back in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/futuristic-mega-yacht-back-in-cyprus

The futuristic mega yacht owned by a Russian industrialist is drawing attention once again in Cyprus, with maritime maps showing the Sailing Yacht A anchored in Chrysochou Bay on Monday morning...

5. Take to the skies again and travel like you've never done before

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/take-to-the-skies-again-and-travel-like-you-ve-never-done-before

Once again we're taking to the skies. Although traveling is definitely not the same as it used to be, what with all the restrictions, COVID test requirements and social distancing, we've found a way to keep calm and soldier on. ...

6. Hospital admissions and discharges even out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-admissions-and-discharges-even-out

The latest trend in COVID hospitalizations in the Republic of Cyprus suggests admissions and discharges are evening out, with health officials still calling on the public to get vaccinated following a spike of cases in July...

7. Thousands flee fires in Greece, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-flee-fires-in-greece-turkey

Thousands of people fled wildfires burning out of control in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major blaze just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed one life, as a protracted heat wave left forests tinder-dry and flames threatened populated areas and electricity installations...

8. Unvaccinated literally squeezed into a corner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unvaccinated-literally-squeezed-into-a-corner

People no longer eligible for free rapid tests in government-run facilities were literally squeezed into a corner under the hot sun in Paphos on Sunday, while it was a walk in the park for vaccinated individuals and others in that town who were still eligible for state-funded testing based on the latest decree...

9. Crunch time as hospital admissions reach high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crunch-time-as-hospital-admissions-reach-high

Worst case scenarios and emergency staffing are once again the topic of discussion among health experts in Cyprus, with hospitalizations reaching new records for summer at a time when medics are taking vacation...

10. Cyprus raises bar for sake of normality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-raises-bar-for-sake-of-normality

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has added a few finishing touches on its latest Safe Pass measures as daily COVID cases continue to rise, with the government allowing more flexibility for businesses willing to cater to people who are vaccinated...

11. Cyprus rolls out ‘jab discount’ for hotel stays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rolls-out-‘jab-discount-for-hotel-stays

Lodging businesses in the Republic of Cyprus have until Friday to apply for a state subsidy that would partially fund hotel stays for vacationers who got the vaccine or the state has a record of their recovery from COVID...

12. Cyprus opens goody bag for the vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-opens-goody-bag-for-the-vaccinated

The President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus decided on Friday to subsidize summer vacations for citizens who are vaccinated, following the approval of a number of incentives and counterincentives aimed to boost vaccination rates on the island as daily cases now exceed 500...

13. Workers detained as hotel industry scrambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-workers-detained-as-hotel-industry-scrambles

Five people in Paphos district were taken to a police station for questioning after immigration police officers raided a local hotel suspected of employing workers unlawfully...

14. Minister defends laxer policy for tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-defends-laxer-policy-for-tourists

Cypriot Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios says CyprusFlightPass is a sufficient tool for monitoring foreign travelers during their visit on the island, dismissing criticism that locals are having a harder time securing a CoronaPass to enjoy fewer restrictions...

15. Major UK tour operator sees bookings to Cyprus triple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-uk-tour-operator-sees-bookings-to-cyprus-triple

The UK’s second biggest tour operator Jet2holidays saw bookings for Cyprus and Greece skyrocket after the two countries announced they would be prepared to receive British tourists come May...

16. President blames CIP failure on recklessness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-blames-cip-failure-on-recklessness

Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme took a heavy toll after it was 'recklessly promoted' overseas, according to President Nicos Anastasiades, who testified on Tuesday before an independent committee, while telling reporters later that he would not revisit the matter until after probe findings are concluded...

17. Cyprus police face fresh accusations of mishandling rape claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-face-fresh-accusations-of-mishandling-rape-claim

Cyprus police are faced with fresh accusations of mishandling a rape claim filed by a young UK national last May whilst on holiday in the Famagusta district’s resort town of Protaras....

18. Infected traveler located abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-traveler-located-abroad

The health ministry’s hunt for a coronavirus-infected traveller who was nowhere to be found wrapped up on Monday after authorities confirmed that she had already flown back home, placing an unknown number of people in danger....

19. 12 new coronavirus cases detected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/12-new-coronavirus-cases-detected

The health ministry announced 12 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, when 3,147 tests were conducted, raising total known cases in the Republic of Cyprus to 1,755....

20. 17 new coronavirus cases detected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/17-new-coronavirus-cases-detected

17 new coronavirus cases were detected on Monday, many of which formed part of growing clusters, with the health ministry issuing a renewed call to the public to adhere to protection measures in place and to contact their GP as soon as symptoms develop....

21. Cyprus domestic tourism scheme to launch in September

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-domestic-tourism-scheme-to-launch-in-september

The Cyprus deputy tourism ministry announced Monday that a new government scheme aiming to boost domestic tourism is set to be launched in September....

22. Expert raises Covid-19 alarm for this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-raises-covid-19-alarm-for-this-week

One coronavirus case has been detected at a kindergarten in Nicosia, while there were 21 cases over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with health experts remaining concerned over asymptomatic carriers and protocol violators...

23. Baby girl dies after Paralimni pool incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/baby-girl-dies-after-paralimni-pool-incident

A baby girl died in hospital on Tuesday, five days after she was pulled out of the water at a private swimming pool in Paralimni, where her family from Britain was vacationing on the island...

24. Cyprus President expresses condolences to Lebanon, readiness to provide assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-expresses-condolences-to-lebanon-readiness-to-provide-assistance

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed his deep condolences to the government and people of Lebanon, stressing the island’s readiness to provide any assistance necessary, following the two explosions which shook Beirut on Tuesday....

25. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-greece-amid-virus-fears

Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

26. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

27. Almost half of Cypriots unable to shoulder cost of one-week vacation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/almost-half-of-cypriots-unable-to-shoulder-cost-of-one-week-vacation

Almost one in two Cypriots above the age of 16 is unable to shoulder the cost of a week-long vacation away from home, ranking Cyprus in the 4th worst position among EU member states, Eurostat figures for 2019 showed....

28. Wailing sirens mark 1974 coup in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wailing-sirens-mark-coup-in-cyprus

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island of Cyprus on Wednesday morning, marking the anniversary of the military coup of 1974...

29. 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...

30. Cyprus weighs risks of luring back tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-risks-of-luring-back-tourists

The introduction of Britain and Russia into one of the categories that would allow tourists to visit Cyprus is not on the agenda according to Kathimerini sources, with hoteliers waging a battle to assume part of the risk and scientists appearing unconvinced ahead of an upcoming meeting at the Presidential Palace...

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