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  • Facing fears, building dreams

    A new JCI Malta board took office this year in line with Junior Chamber International’s philosophy: ‘One year to lead’. The 2016 team will be led by Clayton Mercieca as national president, Annalisa Schembri as immediate past president, Rachel...

  • Find me a good job

    International online job board www.findmeagoodjob is a great portal for both employers and jobseekers, providing a direct and immediate link between employer and candidate. The website features immediate job alerts using key words, so candidates...

  • Dhalia attends Shanghai property fair

    Dhalia attends Shanghai property fair

    Dhalia recently attended the Luxury Properties Showcase in Shanghai, China. Representing the company was its chairman, Chris Grech. The event brings together the world’s most prestigious property agents and developers. Dhalia Real Estate Services,...

  • VIDA Magazine launches new lifestyle website

    VIDA Magazine launches new lifestyle website

    VIDA Magazine recently launched a new website, featuring articles on travel and lifestyle, fashion and beauty, health and well-being, homes and interiors, restaurant reviews, photography, books and film reviews and culture and history. The website...

  • Ryanair’s 76 cabin crew bases agree five-year deals

    Ryanair’s 76 cabin crew bases agree five-year deals

    Low-cost airline Ryanair has negotiated a five-year pay and conditions deal with all of its 76 cabin crew bases across Europe, following the successful conclusion of similar five-year deals at all 76 pilot bases. Following weeks of direct...

  • Disclaimer

    The information published in this page is intended for information purposes only. Any legal claim or action taken in the event of a dispute should be based solely on the legal texts concerned. For more information, call the Office for Consumer...

  • Show’s Blue Nose initiative collects €7,000 for Inspire

    Show’s Blue Nose initiative collects €7,000 for Inspire

    Over the past 15 years, Bla Kondixin has become known for being one of the best live events in Malta. Year after year, audiences look forward to its biting satire and to be entertained by its unique and talented set of popular characters. The show...

  • If we return goods, do we have to accept a credit note?

    If we return goods, do we have to accept a credit note?

    The correct answer to this question depends on the reason why we need to return the purchased goods. If the products we need to return are faulty or are not as agreed to with the seller when they were purchased, then legally we are not entitled to...

  • Food brand voted best buy by Which?

    Food brand voted best buy by Which?

    High-end food brand Waitrose, available in Malta at Arkadia Foodstores and FoodExpress, has been voted as the best for own-brand items in the UK, according to a survey compiled by consumer champion, Which?. Nearly one in two products researchers...

  • Do you have a lift at home or use one at work? If yes, read on

    The Technical Regulations Division of the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority has informed the public that all lifts installed in Malta need to satisfy the following criteria in order to ensure the safety of the users of lifts. All...

  • MSV Life makes donation to Nepal orphanage

    MSV Life made a donation to the Shangrila Home in Kathmandu, Nepal which gives street children shelter, food, medical care and education. The donation was presented by MSV Life CEO David Curmi to engineer Marco Cremona, who has been supporting the...

  • Weekly consumer advice

    • When we are legally entitled to a refund, we should not accept a credit note. • If we change our mind about a product purchased, we are not legally entitled to a remedy. • A credit note usually has terms and conditions attached to it, which we...

  • You’ve got mail: cease and desist notices from Germany

    You’ve got mail: cease and desist notices from Germany

    Germany remains an interesting market for the Maltese business community given the long standing track record of good relations between the two countries dating back to the 1960s and the fact that Germany remains the power house of Europe. In...

  • Index continues to gain ground

    The Malta Stock Exchange index continued to gain ground in line with its positive trend, having appreciated by 0.78 per cent, to close at 4,521.012 points. Activity was spread across 15 equities, of which eight advanced, three declined and four...

  • Stocks and oil jump as the cold weather lifts energy demand

    Global equity indexes and oil prices climbed for a second day yesterday, as frigid weather across the United States and Europe boosted energy demand. Oil, which had tumbled during a recent rout in world markets, soared nearly 8 per cent earlier...

  • IMF’s Lagarde seeks second term in shadow of court case

    International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde launched her campaign for a second term yesterday with ringing endorsements from a host of major economies – and a court case against her looming in her native France. The former...

  • Amazon steps up recruitment as it expands in Europe

    Amazon steps up recruitment as it expands in Europe

    Online retailer Amazon plans to create several thousand jobs in Europe in 2016, more than 2,500 of which will be in Britain, stepping up its expansion in the region, it said yesterday. The jobs form part of an investment by the US-based company to...

  • Calmer markets give sterling some respite

    Sterling rose against the dollar and euro yesterday as investors regained some risk appetite in a market calmed by a halt in the oil slide and a signal that the European Central Bank will ease policy further in March. Mixed data showing UK...

  • Daily currency erort

    The dollar remained on a mixed footing while a shifting in the FX market winds had it on course for a general gain on the week. Timely and reassuring words this week from the chief of the European Central Bank helped put the closest thing to a...

  • Share Index ends week near 8-year high

    The Share Index eased marginally lower this morning to 4,521.012 points as declines in Medserv and Malta Properties Company offset increases in the share prices of Lombard and FIMBank. Over the week, the local equity benchmark edged 0.8 per cent...

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