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22 February, 2020
 

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1. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

2. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

3. Cyprus' plan to strip citizenship stalls in legal vacuum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plan-to-strip-citizenship-stalls-in-legal-vacuum

A legal technicality has led Cyprus to temporarily halt a process to strip citizenship from 26 individuals who benefitted from a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, lawmakers said on Monday....

4. In Paris visit, Greek, French ministers agree to boost investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-paris-visit-greek-french-ministers-agree-to-boost-investments

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis and French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, signed a declaration of intent on the Greek-French economic partnership in Paris on Wednesday, aimed at boosting investments....

5. Greek PM meeting with Macron in Paris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-meeting-with-macron-in-paris

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has arrived in Paris for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace. ...

6. Cyprus pays off costly crisis loan early

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pays-off-costly-crisis-loan-early

The Cypriot finance minister says the government is repaying an IMF rescue loan faster and at a lower rate after a double bond issuance expected to secure most of the country’s borrowing needs for 2020...

7. House passes 2020 budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-passes-2020-budget

The House of Representatives voted the state budget for 2020 on Wednesday evening with 29 votes in favour and 23 against...

8. 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" ...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Interior Minister says all have a duty to preserve Cyprus’ hard-fought reputation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-says-all-have-a-duty-to-preserve-cyprus-hard-fought-reputation

We all have a duty to preserve Cyprus’ good name, Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Thursday, adding that it took a lot of effort to reinstate the country’s fame under adverse circumstances....

12. Cyprus plans to revoke passports after uproar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-to-revoke-passports-after-uproar

Cyprus said on Wednesday that it had started a process to strip 26 individuals of citizenship they received under a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, admitting it had flaws...

13. 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...

14. Cyprus soon to fulfill Schengen obligation

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The Republic of Cyprus declared its readiness to become a member of the Schengen Area and awaits EU evaluation, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides announced on Monday ...

15. 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....

16. Cambodia’s elite exposed through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cambodia-s-elite-exposed-through-cypriot-documents

Golden visas are back in the news following reports that members of the Cambodian elite received or applied for Cypriot passports, with Reuters raising questions over the citizenship by investment programme...

17. 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...

18. Cyprus to fully repay IMF loan in 2020

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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 ...

19. Cabinet approves surplus 2020 budget

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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 ...

20. Johnson again bids for snap poll as Brexit delay bill to become law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-again-bids-for-snap-poll-as-brexit-delay-bill-to-become-law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try for a second time on Monday to call a snap election, but is set to be thwarted once more by opposition lawmakers who want to ensure he cannot take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce agreement. With no majority in parliament, which is determined to prevent what many businesses fear would be a calamitous way to quit the EU, Johnson wants to hold an election to keep his promise of leaving by Oct. 31, with or without an agreement. ...

21. Adults in the theaters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/adults-in-the-theaters

The film has been dismissed outright and its director, Costa-Gavras, until recently hailed as one of Greece’s top filmmakers, is suddenly being accused by some of getting carried away. Why? ...

22. Overtaxation led to tax evasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/overtaxation-led-to-tax-evasion

Losses incurred by the state coffers due to tax evasion in 2014-17 were greater than the value-added tax revenue increase as a result of consecutive tax hikes, according to a European Commission report on the so-called VAT deficit (the difference between the expected VAT revenues and actual collections)...

23. Johnson's brother quits parliament, torn between family loyalty and national interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-s-brother-quits-parliament-torn-between-family-loyalty-and-national-interest

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s younger brother, Jo, has resigned as a junior minister and said he would also step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest...

24. Johnson demands October 15 election after defeat over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-demands-october-15-election-after-defeat-over-brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded an Oct. 15 snap election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a humiliating defeat in parliament which he cast as an attempt to surrender to the European Union...

25. Churchill's grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchill-s-grandson-to-be-expelled-from-conservative-party

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit...

26. As prospect of election looms, MPs begin no-deal Brexit battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-prospect-of-election-looms-mps-begin-no-deal-brexit-battle

UK lawmakers will decide on Tuesday whether to shunt Britain towards a snap election when they vote on the first stage of their plan to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from pursuing a no-deal Brexit. ...

27. 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...

28. 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....

29. 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...

30. 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...

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