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January new home permits up 25 per cent

The number of new homes in Cyprus for which building permits have been issued rose by 24.9 per cent in January 2018 compared to January 2018 according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Peyia sea caves media reports

The desecration of the sea caves area of Pegeia in Paphos on the west coast of Cyprus by the construction of so-called luxury properties, villas and a 168 room five-star hotel has been the subject of a number of media reports over the past week.

Limassol in top 100 world cities

Limassol is amongst the top 100 cities of the world according in the ‘Quality of Living Index’ produced by Mercer, one of the world’s largest HR consultancy firms, that evaluated local living conditions in more than 450 cities.

Troika back in Cyprus

Representatives from the troika of Cyprus’ international lenders, the IMF, EC and the ECB, have been in Cyprus since Monday conducting a fourth post-programme review, which they are expected to complete next Friday.

Paphos marina decision soon

A decision on Paphos marina, which has been stalled by bureaucracy and delayed by legal battles since an initial study was carried out almost 30 years ago, is due to be made in the coming weeks by a new committee appointed by the Council of Ministers.

Measures to tackle non-performing loans

The Commission is today proposing an ambitious and comprehensive package of measures to tackle non-performing loans in Europe, capitalising on the significant progress already made in reducing risks in the banking sector.

Permits for new homes down 18 per cent

The number of new homes in Cyprus for which building permits have been issued fell by 18.1 per cent in December 2017 compared to December 2016 according to the Cyprus Statistical Service.

Cyprus passport sales revealed

Following questions raised by Giorgos Perdikis concerning the transparency of the citizenship by investment aka passport for cash scheme the Cyprus News Agency reported the figures on Monday.

Citizenship scheme shrouded in secrecy

Transparency in the ‘Citizenship by Investment Scheme’ aka ‘Golden Visa Program’ aka ‘Passports for Cash Scheme’ will remove the veil of secrecy and silence those accusing Cyprus of trading in naturalisations.

Cyprus plans asset management company

Nearly five years after the troika of Cyprus’ international lenders proposed that the country establish an asset management company to help reduce the high level of NPLs, Cyprus will present plans for an AMC in Brussels next week.

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