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  • Geriatrics conference

    Geriatrics conference

    The Geriatric Medicine Society of Malta organised a one-day scientific conference entitled ‘Optimising care of the older person’ at the Radisson Blue Resort and Spa Golden Sands, Għajn Tuffieħa. While commemorating the 10th anniversary of the...

  • Group ranks fifth among top audit companies

    PKF Consult Group (PKF Poland) was ranked fifth in ‘The XIV ranking of the best audit companies of 2014’, improving on last year’s position by one place. The ranking was prepared by the Polish daily newspapers Rzeczpospolita and Gazeta Gieldy...

  • Thomas Smith awarded Lufthansa Cargo silver award

    Thomas Smith awarded Lufthansa Cargo silver award

    Thomas Smith’s commitment to providing industry-leading services in air freight and logistics was celebrated when the freight forwarding division was given the coveted Silver Award by Lufthansa Cargo. The award is given out on the basis of...

  • Green Flag for Tarxien school

    Green Flag for Tarxien school

    The Immaculate Conception School of Tarxien has once again won the Green Flag Award. This follows several activities organised by the Ekoskola team throughout the past scholastic year to promote the reduction of waste and litter in and out of...

  • Maltese students, teachers at Berlin theatre festival

    Maltese students, teachers at Berlin theatre festival

    Thirteen students from St Margaret College Secondary schools in Verdala, Cospicua and Żejtun presented a play and a song in German at the PASCH Theatre Festival in Berlin. Students learning German in France, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain and...

  • A surprise visit

    A surprise visit

    A group of 47 cyclists who are preparing for the Daikin Alive 2015 Cycling Challenge for Cancer received a surprise visit from President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. The team will be leaving Liechtenstein on Thursday, cycling across seven countries...

  • A hidden gem in Wardija

    A hidden gem in Wardija

    Fulani Properties Ltd has embarked on a luxurious project – an estate nestled in the serene and tranquil surroundings of the Maltese countryside that delivers contemporary luxury and comfort. Villa Rosa Mundi is a unique real estate concept that...

  • Bringing industry together to harness opportunities

    Bringing industry together to harness opportunities

    Opportunities beckon every step of the way for Malta to become a regional hub for transport and logistics. Stakeholders need to continue coming together to integrate their efforts, as nearly all the elements, such as a geo-location, investment in...

  • Made Good, make good

    Made Good, make good

    The Alive 2015 Cycling Challenge for Cancer, which involves 47 cyclists crossing seven countries in seven days, will end in Sutton, UK, on July 18. This year, the challenge will be raising funds for cancer research for children. Made Good brand...

  • Special training for Dr Klown volunteers

    Volunteers of Dr Klown attended a special training session by Nigel Williams, an internationally reputed stand-up comedian of British descent. The core message of Williams’ address was the essential existence of humour in everyday life, which in...

  • Seminar on new European directive

    Castille Institute organised a training seminar for professionals in the financial services and gaming industries, focusing on new additions to the European Security Agenda (2015-2020), introduced by the European Parliament. The new safeguards aim...

  • Malta Journalism Awards

    Malta Journalism Awards

    Institute of Maltese Journalists chairman Karl Wright is seen being presented with a cheque by Smart City Malta CEO Anthony Tabone sponsoring the e-journalism category, in the presence of the awards ceremony organiser Roderick Agius. Bottom...

  • Brittania offers summer short-break trips

    Britannia Tours is giving special offers on short-break tickets for top European destinations at their stand at the trade fair at MonteKristo Estate between Thursday and July 19. “This is a way to thank our clients,” said Britannia Tours managing...

  • Charity challenge a success

    Charity challenge a success

    The Myrun Technogym Charity Challenge attracted partici-pants from all walks of life, ages and levels of fitness, as well as numerous personalities and politicians, to do their bit for the Inspire Foundation Malta. Vivendo Group, representatives...

  • Austria’s Volksbanken shuts its doors, becomes ‘bad bank’

    Austria’s Volksbanken shuts its doors, becomes ‘bad bank’

    Austria’s Volksbanken AG (VBAG) officially closed its doors as a bank yesterday after getting restructuring approval from European authorities as part of a wind-down plan that began with a €1.35 billion rescue three years ago. Volksbanken, crushed...

  • Oil drops on rising US rig count

    Oil drops on rising US rig count

    Oil prices fell yesterday as a rising US rig count stoked fears of global oversupply and after Chinese regulators opened an investigation into suspected stock market manipulation. US oil drilling increased this week for the first time after 29...

  • RS2 Software plc shares close at another record high

    The Malta Stock Exchange index maintained its ongoing winning streak, having advanced by 0.26 per cent, to close at 4,107.753 points. Turnover amounted to €1.1 million spread across 15 equities of which five gained ground, six declined and four...

  • Greek concerns drag eurozone shares to this year’s worst weekly fall

    A top eurozone share index ended yesterday with its worst weekly fall this year, as the market was hit by uncertainty over Greece’s referendum on its bailout terms, which could determine whether it stays in the single currency. The blue-chip Euro...

  • RBS could face £8.33 bn bill in US mortgage bond case

    RBS could face £8.33 bn bill in US mortgage bond case

    State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland may need to pay $13 billion (£8.33 billion) to settle claims it misled investors in mortgage-backed securities, according to documents filed in a US court. The size of the potential settlement could make it more...

  • The outlook for jobs and skills in Europe: variable

    The outlook for jobs and skills in Europe: variable

    By 2020, employment in the European Union (EU) is forecast to be back to its 2008 pre-crisis levels but the overall picture masks differences between countries on the rate of job growth and the types of jobs that will be available. Cedefop – an EU...

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