Damaging the law of the land

It’s been a year since the new parliament was elected, and with it a breath of fresh air, as at 36, Annita Demetriou is the first female and youngest member serving as


Improving our flawed democracy

In a democracy, one must use process and procedures and the voting system to get things done. One would have hoped that our House of Representatives and our elected MPs would have


MPs urged to vote for justice reform

Justice Minister Stephie Dracos argued that Cyprus’ notoriously slow justice system would be fast-tracked provided MPs passed three much-needed reform bills reshaping the court system. The three bills tabled by Dracos’ ministry

MPs mull tweaking school hours

The House Education Committee has invited teacher unions to give their view on changing school opening hours and plans for all-day schools. Lawmakers met earlier this week to review timetables and curriculums

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