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Vanessa Macdonald

  • ‘Malta could be next Oman’ – Medserv

    ‘Malta could be next Oman’ – Medserv

    ‘Malta could become the next Oman’, according to Medserv chairman Anthony Diacono, who was referring to the island’s potential to replicate his company’s recent success in securing a multimillion-dollar deal in Oman. Medserv’s Middle East...

  • 3,824 properties on AirBnB

    3,824 properties on AirBnB

    There were almost 4,000 properties in Malta available at the end of December to host tourists via AirBnb, according to research obtained by CasaRooms. This marks a dramatic increase over the past five years, when around two dozen were listed on...

  • One man and Mrieħel

    One man and Mrieħel

    How many men does it take to change a lightbulb? Well, contrary to the old joke, only one – Keith Fenech – and it was actually 45 bulbs. Mr Fenech was appointed the chief executive officer of the Mrieħel Enterprise Zone Foundation last August,...

  • Value of ITS land must be linked to use – Deloitte

    Value of ITS land must be linked to use – Deloitte

    The apparent discrepancy between the consultants’ valuation of the former ITS land in St George’s Bay and figures quoted in the media was down to the fact that it is a mixed use development project, with only about one-fifth of the footprint...

  • Government should absorb Air Malta’s losses – Chamber

    Government should absorb Air Malta’s losses – Chamber

    The government needed to absorb Air Malta’s accumulated losses and allow a new airline to be formed which would not be encumbered with old working practices and collective agreements, the outgoing president of the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise...

  • €2m annual ground rent being paid for Marsa Shipbuilding

    €2m annual ground rent being paid for Marsa Shipbuilding

    Ablecare Oilfield Services Holdings is paying an annual ground rent for the Mediterranean Maritime Hub on the former Marsa Shipbuilding site of €2,038,224  – which works out to €1 per square metre per month. “People think we got it for free but we...

  • Too early to assess Brexit impact on Malta, Prime Minister says

    Too early to assess Brexit impact on Malta, Prime Minister says

    There was still too much uncertainty about the form Brexit would take for Malta to assess its impact on various sectors, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said yesterday. Speaking to just under 200 anxious businessmen at the Malta Chamber of Commerce,...

  • Lloyds rules out Malta for subsidiary outside UK

    Lloyds rules out Malta for subsidiary outside UK

    Lloyds of London has ruled out Malta as the location for a subsidiary outside the UK, in spite of the fact that Malta had a “unique cell structure” which looked very promising, according to the insurance company’s CEO. Inga Beale, Lloyd’s chief...

  • Logistics hub bid flops, new request for proposals to be issued

    Logistics hub bid flops, new request for proposals to be issued

    The government will be issuing a new request for proposals from bidders for a logistics hub in Ħal Far – with the Ministry for the Economy refusing to give any official reason as to why the original one issued in October had flopped. Sources,...

  • Malta in pole position for Lloyds of London subsidiary post-Brexit

    Malta in pole position for Lloyds of London subsidiary post-Brexit

    Malta emerged as the favourite location for a post-Brexit subsidiary of insurance firm Lloyds of London, sources said. Lloyds made it clear some months ago it wanted to open an office in another EU member state as soon as British Prime Minister...