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29 May, 2023
 

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1. FinMin stresses importance of stable legislation for out-of-court auctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-stresses-importance-of-stable-legislation-for-out-of-court-auctions

The Finance Ministry has stressed the importance of having stable legislation regulating out-of-court auctions, in tandem with an effective insolvency framework in order to achieve a reduction of bad loans....

2. Keravnos urges banks to restructure loans and keep rates low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/keravnos-urges-banks-to-restructure-loans-and-keep-rates-low

Cyprus Finance Minister Makis Keravnos has urged banks to restructure loans, maintain low lending rates and bank charges, and increase deposit rates in light of continued basic rate hikes by Central Banks. He warned that otherwise the government "would make different thoughts."...

3. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

4. Condemned nursing home left to operate for years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/condemned-nursing-home-left-to-operate-for-years

Despite a report submitted by the Greek Ombudsman listing a series of serious failings in the operation of a condemned nursing home in the Piraeus suburb of Keratsini and orders for its closure dating back three years, the facility continued to operate and take in new patients....

5. Guarantor wants off the hook over old bad loan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guarantor-wants-off-the-hook-over-old-bad-loan

Cyprus’ financial commissioner came to the rescue of a loan guarantor who says he should not have to pay anything because a former credit union had failed to send him default notices 'without delay' concerning non-payment by the primary beneficiary...

6. Dispute resolution services a more cost effective way to resolve issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dispute-resolution-services-a-more-cost-effective-way-to-resolve-issues

Going to court to resolve a dispute between a consumer and a business is not always necessary. There are alternatives that are less time-consuming and less expensive than legal action and can provide very effective solutions. ...

7. A saint and a monster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-saint-and-a-monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion....

8. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

9. Norway plans to deport refugee lawbreakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-plans-to-deport-refugee-lawbreakers

The Norwegian government has announced that the country plans to deport foreigners who have broken the law and who hold refugee status but no longer need protections in the country....

10. Majority of Cypriots believe corruption is rampant in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-cypriots-believe-corruption-is-rampant-in-the-country

A total of 94% of respondents in a special Eurobarometer published by the European Commission on Wednesday believe that the problem of corruption is widespread in the country....

11. How Marcos could control hunt for his family's wealth as Philippines president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-marcos-could-control-hunt-for-his-family-s-wealth-as-philippines-president

If Ferdinand Marcos Jr. triumphs in the upcoming Philippines presidential election, he will wield broad powers over government agencies seeking to recover as much as $10 billion plundered by his namesake father during his autocratic rule....

12. ECB tells Cyprus lawmakers to get it right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecb-tells-cyprus-lawmakers-to-get-it-right

Elizabeth McCaul, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, advised caution over possible amendments to the Cyprus foreclosure law stressing that 'such policies can also backfire and destabilize the banking sector if designed in a haphazard manner'...

13. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

14. EU scrambles for supply amid vaccine clatter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-scrambles-for-supply-amid-vaccine-clatter

Cypriot EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides says AstraZeneca’s revised schedule for delivering fewer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in coming weeks is “not acceptable” while the European Ombudsman embarks on an investigation into vaccine contracts...

15. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

16. Report slams state agencies in teen's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-state-agencies-in-teen-s-death

Social welfare employees staged a walkout on Thursday to protest the suspension of four of their colleagues following a damning report by the Ombudsman’s office on a teen’s death in rural Nicosia...

17. Patient accuses nurse of racist behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patient-accuses-nurse-of-racist-behaviour

A woman from North Macedonia says the behaviour of nurses at a medical centre in Nicosia was racist due to the patient’s place of origin...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. Finance Committee seeks compromise on foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-committee-seeks-compromise-on-foreclosures

The House of Representatives Finance Committee meets on Friday to discuss proposals that would normalize the legislative framework on foreclosures...

21. Central Banker mulls bridging framework on foreclosures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-banker-mulls-bridging-framework-on-foreclosures

The Central Bank will present recommendations aimed at rectifying the foreclosure framework it was announced on Thursday...

22. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

23. Woman wins case against Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-wins-case-against-cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against Cyprus in a case where a Vietnamese woman had complained about the conditions of her detention back in 2012, awarding €10,500 in total damages...

24. International Ombudsman Institute: Taking the Initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taking-the-initiative

25. Report slams Oroklini detention centre

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-oroklini-detention-centre

The Ombudsman has issued a damning report on the Oroklini Detention Centre in Larnaca, describing conditions at the facility as unsuitable for holding individuals....

26. Land registry case pending for 34 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/land-registry-case-pending-for-34-years

The Land Registry office in Nicosia is in the hot seat following a report by the Ombudsman’s office in connection with a case that has been pending for 34 years. A report now is calling on the director to adjudicate or let the matter go to court....

27. Focus on responsible borrowers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-wants-focus-on-responsible-borrowers

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades says responsible borrowers deserve help, but draws the line where strategic defaulters take advantage of loopholes and don't repay their loans...

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