Banking on the future

Banks are lifeless institutions in concrete buildings. What determines ‘bank policy’ is the management of a bank, not its chairs, desks, walls or ATMs. A necessary clarification is required to explain why

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Wishing for a green Christmas

There was no surprise the government’s car scrappage scheme was oversubscribed tenfold, with more than 3,000 motorists jumping at the opportunity for a state grant to replace their old banger with an

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Early whiff of electioneering

Candidates are gradually surfacing with an interest to run in the next presidential elections. The trouble is that voters will be going to the polls 15 months from now, not next week

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Faith conquers fear

With international media focused on the papal visit, reporting on Pope Francis’ views on migration, climatic and health issues currently plaguing the planet, Cyprus basked in the attention given to the leader

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Fighting corruption takes courage

Justice Minister Stephie Drakou was in parliament this week, where she told MPs the new framework for an independent anti-corruption agency would be in place at the beginning of 2022. Naturally, MPs

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Renaissance through education

News the American University of Beirut, one of the region’s oldest and most prestigious institutions, is contemplating a Cyprus campus, more so in Paphos, proves education could play a pivotal role in

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Children of a lesser government

When the government spokesman declared that 30% of pre-school children are migrants and 16% of elementary pupils, he opened Pandora’s Box on an issue this administration seems to tolerate, under pressure from

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Cyprus forex needs clean sweep

The Cyprus forex industry is going through another round of soul-searching in response to recent investigations by Israeli authorities and the FBI into fraudulent trading methods. Already, the financial regulator and watchdog

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