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1. Spain to end ''golden visa'' scheme for real estate investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-to-end-golden-visa-scheme-for-real-estate-investment

Spain's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the discontinuation of the ''golden visa'' scheme, which grants residency rights to foreigners investing in real estate....

2. Australia and Cyprus embrace renewable energy collaboration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-and-cyprus-embrace-renewable-energy-collaboration

In a recent interview with GOLD magazine, Fiona McKergow, the Australian High Commissioner to Cyprus, sheds light on the burgeoning connections between the two nations....

3. How Cyprus golden visa attracts investors from around the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-cyprus-golden-visa-attracts-investors-from-around-the-world

Investing in Cyprus isn't just about property, it's about embracing a lifestyle bathed in Mediterranean sunshine and reaping the rewards of strategic investment....

4. Investment thresholds in golden visa program under review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investment-thresholds-in-golden-visa-program-under-review

Reports circulating in the market in recent days regarding the Golden Visa program suggest that the government intends to establish three different investment thresholds, depending on the area where the property in question is located....

5. No more 'golden passports' amidst money laundering concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-golden-passports-amidst-money-laundering-concerns

In a candid exchange, Cyprus's President, Nikos Christodoulides, responded to concerns raised by Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko regarding the alleged use of Cyprus by Russian oligarchs for money laundering....

6. Lisbon's homes unaffordable as prices hit record highs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lisbon-s-homes-unaffordable-as-prices-hit-record-highs

In a dramatic twist, Lisbon finds itself grappling with a housing crisis, ranking second only to Athens in soaring housing costs among major European cities, reports Bloomberg. ...

7. Israelis find sanctuary in Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-find-sanctuary-in-greece-and-cyprus

As the conflict with Hamas in Gaza intensifies, a growing number of Israeli citizens are seeking refuge in Greece and Cyprus....

8. How tens of thousands snag Caribbean ''Golden Passports'' for $100,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-tens-of-thousands-snag-caribbean-golden-passports-for-$100-000

Tens of thousands of passports have been obtained by Russians, Iranians, Chinese and others from Caribbean nations, granting them visa-free travel to European countries, according to a report by the European Commission....

9. US citizens exit Portugal as demand for 'golden visas' plummet 37%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-citizens-exit-portugal-as-demand-for-golden-visas-plummet-37

Following the abolishment of the Golden Visa scheme of Portugal some expatriates are leaving the country, based on the report of Bloomberg....

10. Local home buyers feel priced out in divided Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-home-buyers-feel-priced-out-in-divided-cyprus

Cypriots on both sides of the divided island have been noticing real estate prices going up in recent years due to foreign buyers willing shell out more, with reports suggesting the trend is going nowhere but up...

11. Attica's real estate market delivers 126% returns in last 5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/attica-s-real-estate-market-delivers-126-returns-in-last-5-years

The housing market has recently evolved into one of the most profitable investments, with a return of up to 126% during the last five years (2017-2022)....

12. Portugal's golden visa program netted €654.2 million in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/portugal-s-golden-visa-program-netted-€654-2-million-in-2022

Investment in Portugal through golden visas in 2022 reached €654.2 million, representing a 41.9 per cent increase compared to the previous year....

13. The week that shook Brussels saw a police stakeout, piles of cash, and reform promises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-week-that-shook-brussels-saw-a-police-stakeout-piles-of-cash-and-reform-promises

The police had been waiting since dawn. Officers from the special unit of Belgium’s federal police gathered on Rue Wiertz, close to the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

14. Americans show more interest in Greece's golden visa program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-show-more-interest-in-greece-s-golden-visa-program

Americans’ interest in Greece’s Golden Visa program has marked a significant increase recently, according to the latest report of real estate experts Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices....

15. Spain gave 'golden visa' to former Mexican president being investigated for corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-gave-golden-visa-to-former-mexican-president-being-investigated-for-corruption

The Spanish authorities have finally confirmed that the former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who is being investigated by Mexico’s attorney general’s office for alleged money laundering, illicit enrichment, and illegal international transfers, is a legal resident of the country....

16. Russians can no longer get golden visas from Portugal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-can-no-longer-get-golden-visas-from-portugal

A total of ten Russian citizens who applied for Portugal’s Golden Visas from February 24 this year have been denied, according to the announcement provided by the Portuguese Immigration and Border Service....

17. Wooing migrant millionaires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wooing-migrant-millionaires

Greece is becoming a top destination for wealthy migrants, as it is expected to welcome 1,200 “millionaire immigrants” this year....

18. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

19. Russians pile into property in Istanbul and Dubai to shelter from sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russians-pile-into-property-in-istanbul-and-dubai-to-shelter-from-sanctions

Wealthy Russians are pouring money into real estate in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, seeking a financial haven in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and Western sanctions, according to many property companies....

20. EC calls on EU governments to end golden passport schemes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-on-eu-governments-to-end-golden-passport-schemes

The European Commission called on EU governments on Monday to end national programs to sell citizenship to investors, also known as golden passports schemes and urged them to suspend the sale of visas to Russians and Belarusians....

21. The Cypriot oligarch and passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-oligarch-and-passports

On the first day of the invasion, Thursday, February 24, as Ukrainian cities were being bombed by the Russian army, Vladimir Putin met with 37 businessmen and members of his government to assess the impact of sanctions already imposed by the United States and members of the European Union....

22. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

23. Greece freezes 'golden visas' for Russian citizens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-freezes-golden-visas-for-russian-citizens

The Ministry of Immigration and Asylum is suspending the issuance and renewal of investment residence permits issued for citizens of the Russian Federation....

24. Cyprus wants clean slate in naturalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-clean-slate-in-naturalizations

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has laid out a new blueprint for naturalizations of foreign investors and skilled immigrants, pointing to a departure from the country’s disgraced golden passport scheme while respecting the EU position on citizenship criteria...

25. Jho Low wanted to be a Cypriot banker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporter-says-low-wanted-to-buy-a-cypriot-bank

A British investigative journalist told an audience in Nicosia that Cypriot-naturalized financier Jho Low had tried to use contacts with Kuwaitis to buy a bank on the island where the Malaysian fugitive could launder stolen money...

26. Golden passports pushed forward in Commission agenda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/golden-passports-pushed-forward-in-commission-agenda

After the Al Jazeera revelations, the Cyprus Investment Program is being pushed into the European Commission’s discussion agenda....

27. Al Jazeera strikes again at Cyprus Papers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/al-jazeera-strikes-again-at-cyprus-papers

Al Jazeera’s investigative unit struck again on Monday with new Cyprus Papers material, involving a report accompanied by a one-hour video depicting undercover reporters who visited Cyprus and posed as representatives of an imaginary ultrarich investor, Mr X, who was convicted for palm-greasing and money laundering, to ‘test’ whether local authorities would still be willing accept his hefty investment and provide him with Cypriot citizenship....

28. Passports under the watchful eye of the Commission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passports-under-the-watchful-eye-of-the-commission

29. Cyprus 'golden visa' scheme returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-visa-scheme-returns-to-spotlight

Cyprus’ controversial citizenship-by-investment scheme was thrust into the spotlight once again after the investigative journalism platform Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) published an in-depth report on the granting of a ‘golden passport’ to a senior member of the Saudi royal family and six of his family members....

30. Jho Low reportedly spotted in Wuhan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-reportedly-spotted-in-wuhan

Malaysian fugitive financier Jho Low, whose Cypriot passport came under scrutiny last year, has been spotted in China’s Wuhan, a city under lockdown due to the Coronavirus...

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