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  • Talk on documenting, studying oral traditions

    Talk on documenting, studying oral traditions

    On Wednesday at 4.30pm in the Faculty of Arts Library of the University, Prof. Mourad Yelles (pictured) will be giving a public talk in English entitled ‘Some main issues on oral tradition. Women’s urban quatrains in North Africa’. His overview...

  • Estate agents move to new head office

    Estate agents move to new head office

    Excel Homes Real Estate Ltd has moved into its new corporate head office in Attard to be able to offer a better service to its steady stream of clients. The open-plan offices on three floors foster a team spirit among the 15 consultants, managers...

  • Nominations for national award for self-achievement accepted

    No one can deny that the current economic situation is rapidly changing and that the number of people and households with an equalised disposable income below the poverty threshold is on the decline. However, beyond the numbers, there are...

  • Maltco employees give blood

    Maltco employees give blood

    Maltco visited the Blood Bank at the National Blood Transfusion Centre in a bid to help save lives. Directors, managers and employees from various departments within the company donated blood. Maltco staff has been consistent supporters of the...

  • New Deloitte Banking Risk Lab initiative

    The Deloitte Banking Risk Lab is an initiative to organise a series of events, workshops and training sessions for risk professionals in the banking sector. Over the last few years, bank regulatory requirements have increased significantly as part...

  • Finance Malta annual conference

    Vacancy Centre will be attending and exhibiting at the ninth annual conference organised by Finance Malta on Wednesday and Thursday at the Hilton Malta. This year’s conference will be entitled ‘Malta’s financial services industry: sustaining...

  • Insurance firm supports marathon man, Dr Klown

    Insurance firm supports marathon man, Dr Klown

    GasanMamo Insurance has lent its support to Chris Mamo’s ‘20 Marathons in 20 Days for 20 Beds’ initiative by sponsoring a bed for the charity event. Mr Mamo (rigfht) is a 33-year-old Anglo-Maltese personal trainer who spent 12 years in the British...

  • First students celebrate their success at ICAEW graduation

    First students celebrate their success at ICAEW graduation

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) held a graduation event in Malta earlier this month, celebrating the achievements of the first cohort of 11 ACA graduates to have trained, studied and qualified in Malta. Over 90...

  • Container vessel’s maiden call

    Container vessel’s maiden call

    The container vessel MV Ever Utile called at Malta Freeport for the first time following the decision of Evergreen Marine Corporation to include the schedule of two mainline services. Evergreen Corporation, the fifth largest container carrier...

  • Fleet expansion for freight forwarders

    Fleet expansion for freight forwarders

    Fahrenheit Freight Forwarders has introduced six new Iveco Stralis Euro VI trucks to its fleet this year, following another six-truck increase in 2015, with the constant aim of providing clients with the best possible service. The truck’s capacity...

  • Bouroullec brothers redefine TV design

    Bouroullec brothers redefine TV design

    French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have teamed up with Samsung to create Serif TV, a radically different approach to the TV user experience. Launched at the London Design Festival, Serif TV is defined by its L-shaped frame – a serif font...

  • Eurozone, IMF at odds over when Greece should get debt relief

    Eurozone, IMF at odds over when Greece should get debt relief

    The eurozone and International Monetary are struggling with Greece’s debt crisis – not with Athens this time, but with each other over when to give Greece a break on its future massive debt repayments. The eurozone has begun talks on debt relief...

  • Index’s negative stance extended

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) Index fell by a further 0.33 per cent, to close at 4,548.199 points. Activity was spread over 18 equities of which nine declined, four gained ground and five closed unchanged as turnover amounted to €2m. Medserv plc...

  • Dollar cruises to third weekly win, stocks bounce

    Global equity markets rose yesterday as investors took in stride growing expectations the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in June, a notion that helped US bond yields to rise and lifted the dollar to a third straight week of gains. US...

  • ECB scraps obligation on banks to report bad loans as low as €100

    ECB scraps obligation on banks to report bad loans as low as €100

    The European Central Bank (ECB) is scrapping plans to force eurozone banks to report on its database any bad loan worth as little as €100 after a backlash from lenders, it said yesterday. The new threshold will be €25,000, as it is for all other...

  • Daily currency report

    The single currency fell to its most affordable levels in seven weeks against the dollar. The ECB released the minutes from its last meeting which struck a starkly different tone than the Fed’s a day earlier. While the Fed appears closer than...

  • GO drops to a three-week low

    The share index extended yesterday’s decline by a further 0.08 per cent to 4,548.199 points – the lowest level in the last eight trading sessions – on weak volumes. Trading activity dropped to a two-week low of nearly €94,000. Week-on-week, the...

  • There won’t be another Greek crisis, says Schaeuble

    There won’t be another Greek crisis, says Schaeuble

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said yesterday that there would not be another crisis over Greece, which is seeking to unlock aid from international lenders. “I’m optimistic that what I’ve said still stands, namely that we won’t get a...

  • No place for dogmatism

    For the most obvious and most positive of reasons, Malta seems to be oblivious to the negotiations that go on between individual member states and the European Commission on country specific recommendations that the latter makes with regard to a...

  • Bayer makes move for Monsanto in global agrichemicals shake-out

    Bayer makes move for Monsanto in global agrichemicals shake-out

    German drug and chemicals giant Bayer AG has made an unsolicited takeover offer for Monsanto Co as high inventories and low commodity prices spur consolidation in the global agrichemicals industry. Monsanto disclosed the approach before Bayer...