Cypriot MPs pledge support for Armenia

During a very difficult time for Armenia, a delegation from the House of Representatives is visiting Yerevan to express the support and solidarity of Cyprus, officials said. “Cyprus has a similar history.


Foreclosure saga gets ugly

The foreclosure row rumbles on as the latest episode in the saga played out when parliament voted against two non-government bills regarding the rights of borrowers defaulting on their mortgage. At the


Foreclosure row rumbles on

Finance Minister Makis Keravnos will present to legislators on Monday a government package of seven proposals to address the issue of foreclosures to block a bill that gives borrowers rights to appeal decisions.


MPs seek remedy for children gamblers

The House Human Rights is reviewing legislation to clamp down on Cypriot children’s addiction to gambling, which has become rampant, according to surveys and experts. Cypriot school kids hold an EU record

House confident of latest VAT homes bid

Cypriot MPs are confident their latest compromise on reduced VAT for smaller first homes will convince Brussels to waive an infringement process launched against Cyprus. In comments to the Financial Mirror, the


MPs blamed for delay in fake news law

Attorney General George Savvides has accused MPs of dragging their feet in approving a bill that would clamp down on fake news and threats on social media. Appearing before the House last

MPs launch spyware-for-sale probe

Cyprus’ parliament opened an inquiry into the development of spyware on the island after a draft European Parliament committee investigation report said it was an important export hub for the surveillance industry.

Free energy market pushed back

The much-awaited liberalisation of Cyprus’ energy market has been slotted for mid-2023, as the government informed the House it is adding the final touches to the regulatory framework. The Transport Ministry told

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