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  • Med in best position for oil and gas rebound

    Med in best position for oil and gas rebound

    Oil and gas activity in the Mediterranean has not declined quite as much as it has in other parts of the world and it is likely to rebound sooner than those countries with higher-cost operations, according to Stephen Colville, CEO of the...

  • Watchdog must bark and bite

    The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority was set up in May 2011 as an intrinsic step in the process of bringing Malta in line with other advanced European Union countries. The functions of the MCCAA are to promote and encourage...

  • Deadly fears of entrepreneurship

    Deadly fears of entrepreneurship

    Fear of failure is a major drag on European entrepreneurs who conceive failure as a negative and often hushed-up shame. It prevents many potential entrepreneurs from starting up and it poses a burden on those who take the leap of faith. Moreover,...

  • BDO appoints head for risk and compliance

    BDO appoints head for risk and compliance

    Rakele Gauci, who joined BDO Malta at the beginning of August, has been appointed as the new head of the Risk and Compliance Department within the firm. Prior to joining BDO Malta, Dr Gauci worked within Deloitte Malta’s Practice Protection Group...

  • Women as pushy as men in asking for pay rise, but less successful: research

    Women as pushy as men in asking for pay rise, but less successful: research

    Women ask for a pay rise as often as men but men are 25 per cent more likely to get it when they ask, according to a study debunking the myth women are too shy to demand a raise. The study, which used a randomly chosen sample of 4,600 workers...

  • Central Bank commences reverse auctions in MGS

    Central Bank commences  reverse auctions in MGS

    Last Monday, the Central Bank of Malta officially announced the start of reverse auctions in Malta Government Stocks as part of the Quantitative Easing (QE) or the Public Sector Purchase Programme (PSPP) being conducted by the European Central...

  • The future is today

    The future is today

    EY’s Malta Attractiveness Survey National Conference has become Malta’s largest business and investment forum benchmark. Attracting over 500 delegates, the event provides private and public stakeholders, as well as prospective investors, with...

  • Google keynote at this year’s annual HR conference

    Google keynote at this year’s annual HR conference

    In continuing and celebrating its long-standing tradition, FHRD has launched this year’s annual national HR conference entitled Performance Management: Igniting Success. The event will be held on Friday, October 14 at the Radisson Blu Golden Sands.

  • AirX adds a third Citation X to its fleet

    AirX adds a third  Citation X to its fleet

    A third Citation X aircraft has recently joined the  Malta-based executive air charter company AirX’s fleet after undergoing a full upgrade of its cabin interiors. The aircraft can take eight passengers seated in luxurious leather seats in...

  • A sip of summer: Aperol launches new unlimited summer edition

    A sip of summer: Aperol launches new unlimited summer edition

    Aperol, the iconic orange aperitif, is bringing us Unlimited Summer, with its first-ever limited edition label. As Aperol Spritz, the brand’s most well-known cocktail, continues to take the world by storm, Aperol’s new Unlimited Summer label...

  • Valletta 1566 – Melita Renascens: different aspects of an evolving city

    Valletta 1566 – Melita Renascens:  different aspects of an evolving city

    This year marks the 450th anniversary since Valletta’s first stone was laid. To commemorate this occasion, Heritage Malta, in collaboration with the Malta Libraries, is presenting an exhibition titled Valletta 1566 – Melita Renascens. The...

  • From traditional to cutting-edge cuisine

    From traditional to cutting-edge cuisine

    Michael’s fuses food from land and sea, the traditional and cutting edge, and is fittingly housed in Valletta, a historic city that brings together tradition and the brand new in perfect harmony. Chef Michael Cauchi is highly regarded locally. His...

  • Metropolis Bistro – Valletta’s eclectic new hotspot

    Metropolis Bistro – Valletta’s eclectic new hotspot

    Valletta gained a dazzling new hotspot this summer with the opening of Metropolis Bistro on Old Theatre Street. Defined by its eclectic art deco décor and its fabulous mural designed by local artist Izzy Warrington, Metropolis has quickly become...

  • Specialists in commercial and residential interiors

    Project TechniK Limited is an experienced and reliable ceiling, drywall, plastering and interior finishing contracting company, specialising in commercial and residential finishes. We offer our clients the following services: • Conversion of any...

  • RS2 share price plummets nearly 11%

    The share index registered its third consecutive negative daily performance as it slid by 1.16 per cent to fall below the 4,400 points mark for the first time in 10 months. The index closed at 4,390.124 points on heightened activity. One of the...

  • Ball back in ECB’s court - what options are left?

    The European Central Bank (ECB) meeting tomorrow seems to have markets expecting additional quantitative easing measures to be unrolled. Eurozone data has been flat to weak over recent months and questions are being asked as to what further assets...

  • Samsung trips on quality control in rush to pip Apple

    Samsung trips on quality control in rush to pip Apple

    In its rush to beat rival products to market, notably Apple’s new iPhone, Samsung Electronics has accelerated new phone launch cycles, but its haste is raising concerns that it fell short on quality testing. Since last year, the South Korean firm,...

  • Retailers and user activity on free Wi-Fi

    Increasingly customers at hotels, restaurants and bars expect a free Wi-Fi service to which they can wirelessly connect their laptops, mobiles and tablets to access the internet and surf the web. If such Wi-Fi is access protected, they request the...

  • Stocks, dollar pull back after soft ISM data

    A gauge of global equity markets retreated from a one-year high yesterday and the dollar dipped to session lows after data on the US services sector fell short of expectations. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of...

  • RS2 share price drops to a near 10-month low

    RS2 share price drops to a near 10-month low

    The MSE Share Index extended yesterday’s negative performance by a further 0.44 per cent to 4,441.442 points as the declines in the share prices of six equities outweighed the gains registered in BOV and GO. Most notably, the 4.0 per cent fall in...