Liar, liar pants on fire

Cyprus has proven this week that its strategic location makes it an invaluable partner and friend in the region, even if it likes to cut financial corners. During the week, Britain evacuated


Famagusta’s golf dilemma

When deciding where and when to build the new Ayia Napa-Paralimni golf course, the primary concern should be the Public Interest for the benefit of the area and economy, while the classification


Cyprus revises foreign residency rules

In an attempt to attract foreign investments to the Island and help economic growth, the Cyprus government in March 2021 revised Regulation 6(2) of the Aliens and Immigration Regulations. These amendments were


Cultural blowout

As the government was scrambling to clean the dirt of its muddied reputation for sanction busting, the deputy minister for culture was blowing out candles of a different kind. Deputy Minister for


More natgas investments needed

The Group of Seven energy ministers have agreed that new investments in natural gas are needed because of the energy fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The G7 statement, released on April