Former MPs face prosecution over passport scandal

Police are requesting the prosecution of former House Speaker Demetris Syllouris and ex-AKEL MP Christakis Giovani implicated in the golden passport scandal, which ended the citizenship for investment scheme. Police have completed

56 new Cyprus MPs sworn in

Cyprus on Monday swore in its 56 new MPs following the parliamentary elections, in which ruling DISY and main opposition AKEL lost one seat each, while smaller parties gained seats. The night

MPs urged to back justice reform

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis urged MPs to approve a series of justice reform bills submitted to parliament to avoid Cyprus being tarnished with an ultra-slow legal system. “The justice reform is an

House approves code of conduct for MPs

On Friday, the Cypriot parliament finally approved a code of conduct for MPs demanded by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption monitoring body GRECO. Introducing a code of behaviour for MPs was one

MPs fiddle while Cyprus burns

Politicians showed true Christmas spirit in not allowing the government to have a budget or spend more money on the COVID-struck fledgeling national health service. Communists AKEL were suddenly concerned about the