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The digital economy: challenges for global taxation
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 07:30:52 +0000 -

By Andreas Papagavriel The digital transformation of the global economy and the shift towards a user-based digital market that has been primarily driven by the evolution of the internet and the increasing interconnectedness that it facilitates between people and multinational enterprises (MNEs) create significant tax challenges for all jurisdictions and...

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Finance ministry seeks buildings to purchase for government needs
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:44:44 +0000 -

The finance ministry is calling for expressions of interest from legal or natural persons for the purchase of buildings to cover the housing needs of various ministries and state agencies, it was announced on Sunday. According to a statement from the ministry, the deadline for submitting an application is October...

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Thieves grab bag containing €6,000 from car in Paphos
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:35:05 +0000 -

Two thieves grabbed a bag containing around €6,000 from a woman in Paphos late Saturday just as she arrived at her home, police said. According to a complainant, a 48-year-old, at around 10.20pm, just as she arrived home, two men opened the door of her car and grabbed her bag,...

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Rain and isolated storms expected in the afternoon
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:20:21 +0000 -

Isolated rain and storms are expected on Sunday afternoon, the met office said. It did not exclude the possibility of hail in some areas. Temperatures will stand at around 32C inland, around 30C on the south and east coasts, 28C on the west coast and around 21C in the mountains....

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Varosha has been waiting 45 years for its owners, not new settlers, president says
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:09:12 +0000 -

President Nicos Anastasiades has pledged to use every diplomatic means at his disposal to raise awareness abroad of the Turkish side’s plans to open up Varosha, the fenced-off area of Famagusta in violation of UN resolutions. Speaking at a memorial event late on Saturday in the government-controlled part of the...

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Electric I-PACE outpaces the rest
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 06:00:46 +0000 -

The 2019 European Car of the Year, Jaguar’s first all-electric car, the I-PACE, was launched in Cyprus last week by local agents Char. Pilakoutas. Speaking at the launch, Klelia Pilakouta Christoforou said: “The I-PACE opens a new exciting chapter for Jaguar. It’s a powerful coupe SUV with a unique aesthetic...

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U.S. blames Iran for Saudi attacks, ‘pretend’ diplomacy
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 05:34:06 +0000 -

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants that have cut the kingdom’s output roughly in half, as he ruled out Yemeni involvement and denounced Tehran for engaging in false diplomacy. Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group claimed credit for the attacks on two plants...

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The bitter sweet nostalgia of Varosha
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:30:34 +0000 -

By Alper Ali Riza If you are bored with the Cyprus problem look away now. Before you do spare a thought for Jane Holl Lute, the UN secretary-general’s envoy, who flies thousands of miles from New York to Cyprus and back to discuss the wording of the terms of reference...

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Tales from the coffeeshop: Courageous defiance or plain teenage silliness?
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:29:20 +0000 -

THE TEENAGE boy who took down a Turkish flag from a primary school in Lysi last Sunday has caused great confusion in our society, which did not know whether to treat him as a national hero and award him a Makarios medal or as a naughty little kid in need...

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Our View: Limits have to be imposed on stakeholder democracy
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:28:44 +0000 -

Government policy in Cyprus is increasingly being dictated by public demand. There was always a tendency by governments to bow to pressure from interest groups, but the situation has progressively got out of hand. We have taken the idea of stakeholder participation to an irrational extreme, with the stakeholders that...

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Just not enough information
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:06:08 +0000 -

About a decade ago you ran an article stating that the government had decreed that it was no longer illegal to have instructions for medicines printed in English as well as Greek. Why it would have been illegal, I have no idea but there you go. Since then I haven’t seen any instructions in...

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A splendid idea
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:00:42 +0000 -

It’s a splendid idea to extend the boardwalk from Pernerra to the little church. I just hope someone has the foresight to include public toilets as they appear to be missing. At least I have never found any. Stuart Wood, UK

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‘We paid for a sea view and it’s being taken away’ [Video]
Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:00:15 +0000 -

Residents near the soon-to-be built Paralimni marina say the tall buildings will ruin the area By Andria Kades The Paralimni marina, set to be completed in 2023, has been described as the biggest development project ever undertaken in the area at a cost of over €100 million. Despite promises of...

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Injury-hit Norwich stun Man City
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 20:21:07 +0000 -

An injury-ravaged Norwich City outclassed champions Manchester City 3-2 in the Premier League on Saturday with striker Teemu Pukki scoring one and setting up another for a famous win at Carrow Road. Eleven players were sidelined for Norwich, with many suffering injuries during the international break, but that did not...

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Bluchip Gallery celebrates one year  
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 16:38:50 +0000 -

Showcasing extremely talented Cypriot up-and-coming artists internationally and introducing cutting-edge international artists to Cyprus in real life as opposed to online is at the core of what Bluchip Gallery in Larnaca stands for. An exclusive opportunity to view and purchase works from some of the hottest world-renowned artists of today...

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Big wins for Chelsea and Spurs, United edge Leicester
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 16:33:15 +0000 -

WOLVES 2 CHELSEA 5 In-form Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham scored a superb hat-trick as they beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-2 in their Premier League clash on Saturday, spoiling the home side’s celebration of the 130th anniversary of their Molineux Stadium. The game burst into life just past the half-hour mark when...

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Aid announced for those moving to villages in the north
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 16:30:18 +0000 -

The Ministry of Labour has announced the government will give financial aid to young Greek Cypriot couples and members of the Maronite community up to the age of 45, who consider moving to their villages in the north, in a bid to revitalise and develop these areas. Beneficiaries need to...

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England coach Jones pleased with acclimatisation at Miyazaki base
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:45:49 +0000 -

England have acclimatised well in Japan since their arrival on Monday and are ready to begin serious preparation at their Miyazaki base for a successful Rugby World Cup campaign, head coach Eddie Jones said. Since being held up at Tokyo’s Narita airport for five hours due to Typhoon Faxai on...

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Real scrape 3-2 win over Levante as Hazard makes debut
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:37:34 +0000 -

Real Madrid produced a rampant first-half display to beat Levante 3-2 in La Liga on Saturday with goals from Karim Benzema and Casemiro but dropped off after Eden Hazard came on to make his debut and were left clinging on for the three points. Benzema headed Real in front after...

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Golden toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:32:37 +0000 -

Police are searching for a solid gold toilet stolen from the birthplace of Winston Churchill. Valued at £1 million and installed as part of an art exhibition at Blenheim Palace, the 18-carat loo was taken in the early hours of Saturday, Thames Valley Police said. The theft of the fully...

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