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Government planning amnesty bulletin: part 2

We look at the town and country planning law in the second article in a series of four on the Interior Ministry’s bulletin about the recently approved bills designed to alleviate problems in issuing Title Deeds resulting from planning infringements.

Government planning amnesty bulletin: part 1

The Interior Ministry has published a bulletin explaining the provisions of the recently approved bills designed to alleviate problems in issuing Title Deeds resulting from planning infringements.

Britain to review Cyprus military bases

Britain will review its military bases in Cyprus as it seeks to extract maximum value from a shrinking defence budget, Defence Secretary Liam Fox said in a statement to the UK parliament on Tuesday.

Cabinet approves Qatar real estate deal

Cabinet has approved the multimillion Euro deal with Qatar to develop prime real estate in the capital, opening the way for the joint venture to be realised.

Ongoing contempt for property purchasers

In a letter to the Sunday Mail a regular commenter wonders what it will take for the Island to clean up its act regarding property purchasers being duped by the nefarious practices of developers, lawyers and banks.

Major improvements to Cyprus town planning

Plans to overhaul of the Cyprus Town Planning and Housing department to support the social and economic development of the Island have been announced by Interior Minister Neoklis Sylikiotis.

Concrete workers set to strike on Monday

An indefinite strike by the Cyprus Ready Mixed Concrete Association is planned to start tomorrow following a decision taken at an extraordinary general meeting last Thursday.

Time for a property commissioner

It is time for a property commissioner to be established in Cyprus with executive powers to push the relevant government departments to enact much-delayed property laws.

Tax hikes to cut budget deficit

The Cyprus Finance Ministry has proposed taxes on banks, companies, properties and basic consumer goods to plug a €150 million hole and keep the budget deficit for 2011 within the limits set by the European Union.

Experts air views on Cyprus property tax

In co-operation with RICS Cyprus, the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) held an event last Monday on the subject of property tax against a backdrop of the government’s decision to revise the property tax system in Cyprus.

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