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  • Chamber of Commerce launches Malta-Turkey business council

    The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry has launched the Maltese-Turkish Business Council with the aim to promote business between Malta and Turkey and, in the process, create business opportunities for the Maltese business...

  • Companies need to consider new HR models – PwC report

    Companies need to consider new HR models – PwC report

    By 2022, employers could fragment into three distinct types, according to a PwC report: the ‘orange’ world, made up of smaller companies who collaborate with one another; the ‘green’ world, where companies’ agendas are dominated by corporate...

  • CMA CGM obtains the Kingston concession

    CMA CGM obtains the Kingston concession

    The CMA CGM Group has signed an agreement with the Port Authority of Jamaica granting the group the concession of Kingston container terminal for 30 years. Kingston container terminal aims to increase its annual capacity up to 3.6 million TEU...

  • Malta promoted as an insurance centre in NY

    The benefits of insurers and reinsurers moving their business to Malta was recently explained to a number of New York-based financial services executives. This was the first US event organised by FinanceMalta during 2015 aided by the increase in...

  • Gaming alternative projects approved

    Another 21 projects have been approved for funding by the Responsible Gaming Foundation (RGF) as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programme (CSRP). Through the CSRP, a number of entities have already benefitted from funds to promote...

  • JCI Best Business Plan competition launched

    JCI (Junior Chamber International) Malta has launched the 14th edition of its Best Business Plan Competition. The aim of this competition is to encourage people aged between 18 and 40 to take the plunge and submit their business ideas (both...

  • BoV, HSBC down but 10 equities up

    BoV, HSBC down but 10 equities up

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index last week fell by 1.05 per cent despite the fact that 10 equities closed the week in positive territory. Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) and HSBC Bank Malta plc – which in aggregate represent around 44 per cent of...

  • Fed members split on rate hike timing

    The minutes of last month’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed that several members were of the view that the economic data and outlook were likely to warrant that the Federal Reserve (Fed) sets off the process of raising rates as early...

  • Company briefs

    Gearing up for planned future expansion, Food Chain Ltd, operators of Pizza Hut, Burger King and KFC, is organising a staff recruitment day on Saturday from 9.30am to 6pm at the Hotel Pheonicia, Floriana. The aim of the event is to recruit...

  • Your domicile status and liability to UK inheritance tax

    Your domicile status and liability to UK inheritance tax

    One of the most financially damaging taxes facing wealthier British families is UK inheritance tax. Living in Malta does not automatically protect you since liability does not rest on residence but on domicile. Domicile is a complex UK common law...

  • Citadel Insurance raises €8,600 to help train service dogs

    ‘Our Planet in Motion’ was the theme of the art competition run by Citadel Insurance plc, in which children of its policyholders were encouraged to send in their interpretation of the theme. Twelve pictures were chosen by a panel of artists for...

  • New general manager at KDM Travel

    New general manager at KDM Travel

    The KDM Group of Companies has appointed Karl Schranz as general manager of travel agency KDM Travel. Mr Schranz comes with extensive experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. He has a track record of performance and commitment and...

  • Harley-Davidson pursues new horizons with Street 750 model

    Harley-Davidson pursues new horizons with Street 750 model

    Harley-Davidson is continuing its monumental ride with the Dark Custom motorcycle design­ed for young urban riders around the world. The Street 750 motorcycle from Harley-Davidson – the first all-new platform from Harley-Davidson in 16 years – is...

  • KTM Adventure range gets into action

    KTM motorcycles has launched an Adventure range with the arrival of the KTM 1290 Super Adventure and KTM 1050 Adventure to bolster the newly refined KTM 1190 Adventure and 1190 Adventure R for 2015. With over a decade of experience and...

  • Dhalia Real Estate offers photography in full 3D

    Dhalia Real Estate offers photography in full 3D

    Dhalia Real Estate Services has reinvented the way real estate photography will be offered. This new service allows the capture and creation of 3D immersive imagery, turning simple images into powerful buyer engagement tools. A typical listing on...

  • Few berths still available for boat owners at Mġarr Marina

    Few berths still available for boat owners at Mġarr Marina

    While people are looking forward to leave this year’s dreadful winter behind and feel the warmth of the sun and the summer days, there are only a few berthing opportunities left for boat owners at the Mġarr Marina in Gozo, its management...

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge now in Malta

    Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge now in Malta

    The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 range of smartphones is now available in Malta, announced the brand’s local distributors Sound Machine. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge takes design and functionality to a new dimension. This smartphone boasts...

  • Co-franchise owner wins top sales associate, international award

    Co-franchise owner wins top sales associate, international award

    Re/Max co-franchise owner and real estate associate Phillip Incorvaja has won the top performing associate, most fees generated, most listings sold and most promises of sales signed in 2014 awards. These were conferred during Re/Max Malta’s AGM...

  • New wash-hand basin collection

    New wash-hand basin collection

    Vella Falzon Bathrooms launched its latest wash-hand basin collection, featuring styles and finishes ranging from the whiteness of the glossy white to unusual colours. Various cabinet options in different wood finishes are also available. The...

  • Google anti-trust foes see friend in EU’s new competition chief

    Google anti-trust foes see friend in EU’s new competition chief

    After waiting more than four years for Brussels to resolve his anti-trust complaint against Google while traffic to his website plunged by 80 per cent, Michael Weber of German online mapping service Hot-Map.com held out little hope of success.