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  • GO’s shares hit new 6-year high

    GO’s shares hit new 6-year high

    The share price of GO plc continued to advance and closed at yet another fresh six-year high of €2.52 on the stock exchange today. The equity has been the best performer this year in anticipation of developments with respect to the Group’s €50...

  • Consumers’ rights getting boosted – traders beware!

    Consumers’ rights getting boosted – traders beware!

    Malta implemented the Consumer Directive 2011/83/EU, through Legal Notice (LN) 439/2013 on June 13. The directive and local regulations are intended to improve transparency in the sale of goods and services, giving consumers the necessary tools to...

  • EU airlines face more turbulence

    EU airlines face more turbulence

    In the last few months, two European Union airlines have been forced to enter into shotgun weddings even if the media depicted these alliances as marriages made in heaven. In the last decade, Alitalia, the Italian national airline, underwent...

  • ­­­Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Saint Roch from Tripoli to Benghazi, the Kaplua Kontor (ex-DS Accuracy) from Durres, the Vega Aquila from Aliaga to Pireaus, the Kasif Kalkavan from Varna to Avcilar, the Stadt Bermerhaven (ex-Appen...

  • Strong message must be put across in Budget over public sector – MEA

    Strong message must be put across in Budget over public sector – MEA

    The government needs to send a strong message in the next Budget that the public sector is neither an employer of last resort, nor a refuge to those who feel privileged or entitled to land a non-productive job in some obscure government...

  • Members of the ECB administrative board of review appointed

    Members of the ECB administrative board of review appointed

    The governing council of the European Central Bank has appointed five members and two alternates to the administrative board of review. At the request of a directly affected person or legal entity, the administrative board will carry out an...

  • The roar of the entrepreneur

    The roar of the entrepreneur

    Like many people out there, I consider myself a ‘glass half full’, positive person who can make things happen. I’ll give you 10 good reasons why I can do something, rather than 10 reasons why I can’t. Problem, what problem, there is no problem,...

  • MSV Life celebrates 20 years in business

    MSV Life this year marks 20 years of success in providing life insurance, protection, long-term savings and retirement planning. MSV Life is one of the largest life insurance companies in Malta, with total assets of over €1.4 billion and no fewer...

  • Chamber dismayed at bus service subsidies

    Chamber dismayed at bus service subsidies

    The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Industry and enterprise has said it is dismayed at the news that the country will incur an annual cost of between €24 and €29 million in subsidies for the new public bus service. While the importance of public...

  • ICT courses for people with disability

    Fifty-eight students have successfully completed ICT courses organised by the Foundation for Technology Accessibility (Fita). The courses were held at the ICT Institute at Mcast, St Theresa Girls College, Mrieħel, the SIS Training Centre, Aċċess,...

  • A record high for RS2 Software plc

    A record high for RS2 Software plc

    During the four-day trading week, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index failed to remain afloat, closing the week down by 0.89 per cent at 3,327.558 points, as selling pressure reigned on shares of HSBC Bank Malta plc and Bank of Valletta plc...

  • Referendum in Scotland on the radar

    Against the backdrop of a very quiet week for data releases, market attention was focused on two geopolitical events, namely the Scottish referendum on independence and the EU’s sanctions with Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    Middlesea Insurance has announced the winners of the MotorMax Road Safety Competition. Steve Michael Muscat, Sarah Seychell and Shania Buttigieg are the winners, winning three, two and one-year free MotorMax insurance respectively. Desiree...

  • Must the iGaming industry grapple with match-fixing?

    Must the iGaming industry grapple with match-fixing?

    Integrity in sport. It’s an often-used phrase but what implications does it have for the gaming industry? The president of Sport Accord succinctly put the issue this way: “Integrity in sport is perhaps our most valuable commodity. Fans must...

  • Mission Fund grand lottery

    The Mission Fund reminds those who have not returned their lottery tickets to do so by September 25. The lottery will be drawn on September 28 at 10am at the Mission Fund, 500, Eureka Court, Block A/Flat 6, Main Street, Mosta.

  • Charity auction at HSBC UK Contact Centre

    Charity auction at HSBC UK Contact Centre

    The HSBC UK Contact Centre host­ed its fifth annual charity auction as staff and their families and friends tried to outbid each other for a good cause. The evening auction raised over €2,000 for Europa Donna, the European breast cancer...

  • Shows, experiments, circus and robots at City Gate

    Shows, experiments, circus and robots at City Gate

    The Malta Council for Science and Technology will be hosting a number of activities, including an educational live comedy and discussion on water con­ser­vation, beatboxing sessions, a science circus act and robotics, during Science in the City,...

  • Fellowship awarded by UK Tourism Society

    Fellowship awarded by UK Tourism Society

    Julian Zarb has been awarded a fellowship by the Executive Committee of the Tourism Society (UK). The Tourism Society is an organisation for people working in tourism and travel, including educators and students, and other people interested or...

  • Course on old houses

    During October, the Building Industry Consultative Council (BICC) is launching another training course on how to maintain and care for old houses and houses of character. The course starts on October 7, is spread over eight two-hour sessions, and...

  • MEP supports athletes event

    Nationalist party MEP Therese Comodini Cachia participated in welcoming the Olympic flame and the torch runners at Place du Luxembourg for its first stop at the European Parliament. The 450km torch run will take the flame through all of Belgium.