Editorial

Spy-van ‘witch-hunt’ could backfire on police

Everybody needs a good conspiracy theory now and then, but Cyprus, it seems, cannot get enough of them. Everything is blamed on ‘external factors’ and ‘foreign interests’, while nothing is attributed to incompetence or downright stupidity. Then again, judging from

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SMEs will foot the bill, again!

It’s the 2012-13 banking collapse and financial crisis all over again. Only this time around, despite grandiose announcements of financial aid, it is obvious that the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will

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Time to get gender-serious

It’s Women’s Day once again, when everybody hops on the equality bandwagon, adding a tag of their choosing to “gender-” to show the general public that they care about inequality issues. President

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Why closing the crossings started in Varosha

The offer by President Nicos Anastasiades to provide the presidential retreat at Troodos and some government houses, as a recuperation centre for coronavirus patients, although gracious, is misguided. For the umpteenth time,

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Don’t shoot the messenger

One wonders if the way the postal service is run, whether it is intentionally being driven into the ground to sell it off to the lowest bidder as rumours wildly suggest. There

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Own goals from bad decisions

Two extraordinary meetings held at the Presidential Palace this week highlighted once again the meddling of political parties in matters of national importance. Protecting football and halloumi have deteriorated so badly that

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