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  • ­­­Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Jork Valiant from Ploce to Ravenna, the Sirius from Mersin to Antalya, the Santa Balbina from Tanger Med to Gemlik, the Pago from Valencia to Livorno, the Fas Dammam from Tunis to Algiers, the AS...

  • Local businesses are hit by slowdown in Libyan visas

    Local businesses are hit by slowdown in Libyan visas

    A number of businessmen have lamented to The Sunday Times of Malta that they were losing business in Libya because the local authorities were clamping down on visas to Libyans and non-EU nationals based in Libya. Until the recent civil unrest...

  • 84% of staff prefer indidivual bonus

    The most popular performance-related reward and incentive is individual bonus, with 84 per cent of respondents to the 2014 Misco survey saying they prefer this reward tool. The survey on salaries and benefits – the 29th edition – found that the...

  • Fimbank targets Greece and Spain

    Fimbank is going to open a branch in Athens to penetrate the Greek market and has entered into a cooperation agreement with MAS Factoring For Growth in Spain. Fimbank president Margrith Lütschg Emmenegger said; “Fimbank’s presence in the Greek...

  • SME Week seminar on business transfers

    The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry is organising a seminar as part of the SME Week 2014 programme of activities, entitled Business Transfers: Effective Policy & Support Measures, in collaboration with the European Commission...

  • Business council established

    The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry has signed a special agreement with the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the establishment of an Omani-Malta Business Council. Tonio Casapinta, chairman of the Middle East Business...

  • Celebrity guests for poker event

    Celebrity hosts Kara Scott and Maria Ho have been confirmed for PokerListings Battle of Malta, the international poker tournament taking place at the Portomaso Casino next month. The event has a €550 buy-in, to make it accessible to the casual...

  • ‘Transatlantic transparency will come once deal on table’

    ‘Transatlantic transparency will come once deal on table’

    The public on both sides of the Atlantic will be able to scrutinise the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) once negotiations are complete, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Julieta Noyes reassured the media last week. She...

  • The Economist gala dinner in Malta

    The Economist gala dinner in Malta

    On November 28, leading business executives and senior representatives from government will come together for an evening of intelligent entertainment at a black-tie gala dinner hosted by The Economist. The inaugural World in 2015 Gala Dinner:...

  • Misco to discuss legacy of family-owned business

    The legacy of a family-owned business will be the main theme of a roundtable discussion hosted by Misco through its Misco Directors Network tomorrow. The discussion will be coordinated by Lawrence Zammit, director at Misco and David Zahra from...

  • MFSA warning

    The Malta Financial Services Authority has issued a warning about Forex MMCIS Group, saying it was not licensed to provide any type of financial services – including foreign exchange. Forex has a website at https://forex-mmcis.com/ . The list of...

  • Award for Actavis Malta facilities

    The Actavis Malta facilities were honoured with the global award for the best logistics performance among all the Actavis facilities worldwide. Actavis managing director for the Malta operations, Patrick Cachia, said: “This achievement recognises...

  • Seminar on France

    The Maltese French Chamber of Commerce is holding a half-day conference, entitled France: Why and How?, on various aspects of doing business with France. The line-up of speakers includes local stakeholders as well as French Ambassador Michel...

  • Major banks drag MSE index lower

    Major banks drag MSE index lower

    Over the past week, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index retreated by 0.36 per cent to close at 3,338.554 points. This follows the previous week’s 0.71 per cent advance. The two primary laggards were Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) and HSBC Bank Malta...

  • Investors spooked by ongoing worries over growth and Ebola

    The ongoing worries over global economic growth and the outbreak of Ebola were the key triggers to last week’s selloff, as October is shaping up to be a scary month for investors. German industrial production fell more than economists...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    Melita mobile subscribers can now get more control and double the value with the new Total Control Value plans. The plans offer good call rates, free minutes, free mobile internet and a free Samsung or HTC smartphone for just €20 per month. Excess...

  • Giving companies ‘real souls’

    Giving companies ‘real souls’

    With the advent and increasing widespread use of Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Tumblr and social media channels, many people have been given a stronger voice and a free channel with which to communicate. Being able to reach others and elicit some...

  • MiGS event to be held next month

    The Malta iGaming Seminar 2014 will be taking place on November 11 and 12 at the Hilton Malta, St Julian’s. MIGS partner and Egaming Brokerage owner Sue Schneider said: “We have been overwhelmed by the interest shown in the conference and by...

  • Youth group raises €1,025

    Gi.Fra. Kapuccini, a group made up of young people aged between 18 and 30, has organised a fundraising activity to help Qalb it-Tfal. The amount collected was €1,025. The group dedicates its energy and time to help those in need.

  • Re/Max at Stockholm property fair

    Re/Max at Stockholm property fair

    Re/Max Malta and ACT Advisory Services Ltd hosted a seminar on tax, real estate and residency in Malta at the Scandic Anglais Hotel in Stockholm. Both firms also participated at the Buying Properties Abroad Fair at the Kistamässan Exhibition...

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