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07 December, 2019
 

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1. President lauds outgoing finance minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lauds-outgoing-finance-minister

President Nicos Anastasiades thanked outgoing Finance Minister Harris Georgiades for the work he has done in steering the economy “out of deep crisis towards growth" ...

2. Some new faces in cabinet reshuffle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-new-faces-in-cabinet-reshuffle

The government has announced the latest Cabinet shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades, with a combination of current office holders appointed to new posts and the appearance of some new faces...

3. Jho Low movie gaining popularity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-movie-gaining-popularity

A film about Malaysian financier and Cypriot passport holder Jho Low has been steadily gaining popularity, despite legal challenges over copyright infringement and potential defamation lawsuits...

4. Cyprus foreign minister in Washington

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-in-washington

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides is on a working visit to Washington, where he will also meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday...

5. Minister says Cyprus turned page on passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-has-turned-the-page-on-passports

Cyprus’s finance minister acknowledged on Tuesday that some mistakes were made in offering citizenship for investment after disclosures about beneficiaries triggered uproar on the Mediterranean island...

6. Cyprus to start process for early repayment of IMF loan, Finance Minister announces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-to-start-process-for-early-repayment-of-imf-loan-finance-minister-announces

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades announced on Tuesday that an official process will be launched for the early and full repayment of an IMF loan, following the repayment of a loan from Russia....

7. Defendant denies intent in rural Nicosia murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/georgian-man-denies-intent-in-rural-nicosia-murder

A Georgian national who has admitted stabbing a Greek Cypriot woman to death in rural Nicosia last year says it was not premeditated, with a state forensic pathologist insisting the stab wounds say otherwise...

8. Family of four locked up on theft charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-locked-up-on-theft-charges

An entire family is in custody in Paphos after law enforcement officers stumbled upon a large quantity of goods that appeared to be stolen property...

9. Government to introduce Green Tax Reform by 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-introduce-green-tax-reform-by-2021

Minister of Finance Harris Georgiades said on Thursday that the government would introduce in 2021 a “Green Tax Reform”. Georgiades was speaking to the press on the sidelines of the 20th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation which took place in Limassol...

10. Four New Partners at Harris Kyriakides LLC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/four-new-partners-at-harris-kyriakides-llc

Harris Kyriakides LLC announces four new partners in the company. As of the 1st of September 2019 the new partners are Andreas Anagnostou, Myria Loizou, Georgia Karamalli and Nicolas Kyriakides. ...

11. Cyprus to fully repay IMF loan in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-fully-repay-imf-loan-in-2020

According to figures from the 2020 budget presented by Finance Minister Haris Georgiades to the Cabinet, Cyprus will repay the IMF loan early resulting in government debt reduction to 91.1% of GDP ...

12. Cabinet approves surplus 2020 budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-surplus-2020-budget

The Cabinet approved on Wednesday the budget for 2020, which foresees a surplus in state finances, while a significant increase in spending is planned due to the implementation of the General Healthcare System ...

13. Minister says migration ‘extremely challenging’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-migration-‘extremely-challenging

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says the numbers of asylum applicants are going up, increasing the social and economic burden on the island...

14. Estia scheme kicks in for eligible borrowers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/estia-scheme-kicks-in-for-eligible-borrowers

The Estia plan aimed at boosting borrowers’ ability to repay their defaulted loans went into effect on Monday, as the Cypriot government embarks on a scheme to subsidize repayments of restructured loans...

15. Finance minister pleased with Waters’ visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-pleased-with-waters-visit

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades says a visit by a US delegation affirms that Cyprus is on the right track in combating money laundering, following a statement by California Congresswoman Maxine Waters who said “Cyprus is up to the challenge....

16. Waters’ summer mission reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/waters-summer-mission-reaches-cyprus

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is on summer recess trip to Europe with a US special delegation on a mission meeting with officials in Switzerland and Cyprus...

17. US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresswoman-on-a-money-trail-to-cyprus

A US Congress delegation is set to visit Cyprus to hold meetings on financial matters, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters who vowed earlier this year to conduct oversight hearings into financial dealings of the US president...

18. Business leaders reject proposal for corporate tax rate increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/business-leaders-reject-proposal-for-corporate-tax-rate-increase

We will not proceed with the increase in the corporate tax rate said Finance Minister Haris Georgiades, shortly after business leaders rejected his proposal ...

19. Government in talks with businesses to raise corporate tax rate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/government-in-talks-with-businesses-to-raise-corporate-tax-rate

Finance Minister Haris Georgiades confirmed reports that the government plans to increase the corporate tax rate from 12.5% to 15%...

20. Foreclosure legislation unconstitutional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-legislation-unconstitutional

The latest piece of legislation on foreclosures which was approved last Friday is unconstitutional...

21. Cyprus considers raising corporate tax rate to 15%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-considers-raising-corporate-tax-rate-to-15

The idea of ​​raising the Cyprus corporate tax rate from 12.5% ​​to 15% has been discussed at a meeting between Finance Minister Haris Georgiades and business executives...

22. Lifeline as Parliament accepts President's referral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifeline-as-parliament-accepts-president-s-referral

The House of Representatives has heeded warnings voting to accept the President's referral of legislation that would have made it difficult for banks to recover mortgaged non-performing exposures...

23. Man sentenced for stabbing unbegrudging friend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-for-stabbing-unbegrudging-friend

A man who stabbed his friend downtown Nicosia while being intoxicated has been sentenced to five years, with the victim reportedly saying he has forgiven his attacker...

24. Foreclosures: Parliament rejects President's referral

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosures-parliament-rejects-president-s-referral

The House of Representatives today rejected a presidential referral regarding a number of foreclosure legislation amendments. ...

25. North hands Rudolf over to south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-hands-rudolf-over-to-south

Miroslav Balazovjech, also known as Rudolf who was wanted in connection with attempted murder, has been handed over to authorities in the Republic of Cyprus on Sunday...

26. Foreclosure legislation deemed unconstitutional

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreclosure-legislation-deemed-unconstitutional

Finance Minister Haris Georgiades said on Tuesday that "a legislative framework must be effective, it must not change frequently, in order to create a trustworthy framework that will enable us to manage this last remaining problem of non-performing loans.'' ...

27. Coral Bay trial ends with sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coral-bay-trial-ends-with-sentence

The man who ran down Charlie Birch in Coral Bay last year has been sentenced to 2.5 years, following a protracted legal battle that had charges reduced twice in the course of the trial...

28. Moody's warns foreclosure laws increase risk for banks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moodys-warns-foreclosure-laws-increase-risk-for-banks

Cyprus’ new foreclosure framework hampers banks efforts to reduce NPLs said credit rating agency Moody's in an announcement on Thursday....

29. Cyprus parliament suspends foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-parliament-suspends-foreclosures

The House of Representatives voted in its last plenary before summer recess an amendment to the foreclosure law that foresees a freeze in foreclosures and suspension for loans eligible for the ESTIA loan relief plan...

30. Cyprus aims to be among the first to regulate blockchain technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-aims-to-be-among-the-first-to-regulate-blockchain-technology

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and more specifically, Blockchain, can offer endless possibilities in many different fields, according to speakers addressing the Cyprus Blockchain Summit, on Wednesday, in Nicosia. Finance Minister Harris Georgiades said that Cyprus aim to be among the first countries to regulate aspects of DLT. The creation of the regulatory framework should be flexible, so that it will promote innovation and provide legal certainty and protection for both consumers and investors, House President Demetris Syllouris noted from his part...

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