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  • 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...

  • Real estate agents in team-building event

    Real estate agents in team-building event

    As part of a team-building exercise, members of the Frank Salt Real Estate team took up a challenge that saw them trying their hand at waterpolo – against Sliema Aquatic Sports club committee members. The game saw both sides fighting for the ball...

  • Maltese professor is new dean of Boston University’s School of Public Health

    Maltese professor is new dean of Boston University’s School of Public Health

    Malta-born Sandro Galea, 43, a physician and epidemiologist known for his research linking health to social disadvantages likepoverty and lack of education, is the new dean of the School of Public Health of Boston University (BU). Galea is...

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  • Doctor of Philosophy

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Mariella Cassar-Cordina was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of her research with the Faculty of Music and Theatre Arts at Plymouth University, in collaboration with Falmouth University, Cornwall, UK. Cassar-Cordina’s work...

  • Mobile phone complaints

    Mobile phone complaints

    Nowadays almost everyone owns a mobile phone. In fact, having such a device is no longer considered a luxury but an indispensable necessity. Hence, when problems crop up with these gadgets, we are usually desperate to resolve them immediately. As...

  • Insurance policy offers 24-hour services

    Middlesea’s home insurance policy is inclusive of 24-hour, 365 days a year home assistance and emergency services. Among household problems covered by the company’s assistance services is failure of electrical supply, water leakages, breakage of...

  • Low-pit and low-headroom lifts

    Low-pit and low-headroom lifts

    One of the safety requirements of lifts is that they must be designed and constructed to prevent the risk of crushing when the cabin is in an extreme position. This objective is normally achieved by means of free space or refuge beyond extreme...

  • Jon David moves to new premises

    Uniform apparel provider Jon David Ltd has moved to new premises in Monsignor Dandria Street, Msida. The company sells a broad range of product lines. With an ongoing investment of resources, the business has been a one-stop shop not only for...

  • Loom charms have phthalates

    Various samples of loom charms from identified suppliers were lifted from the market and tested by the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority for the presence of banned chemical products, namely phthalates. These charms have been found...

  • Grand Commander of the Order of Honour

    Grand Commander of the Order of Honour

    Alex Sceberras-Trigona, left, being congratulated by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat after being bestowed with the Grand Commander of the Order of Honour by Greek Ambassador Alexandros Rallis, centre, during a ceremony hosted by the Prime Minister at...

  • Weekly advice

    • When consumers opt to pay by credit card, retailers cannot charge fees that exceed the cost incurred by the retailer for the processing of the money transaction. • When retailers decide to impose additional charges, if consumers opt to pay by...

  • Governments urged to open purse

    Advocates of a global infrastructure push foresee hundreds of billions of dollars of efficiently managed projects springing up across developed and developing nations alike, putting the unemployed to work while paving the way for stronger economic...

  • Go shares rally by 3.1 per cent

    The Malta Stock Exchange index partially erased last week’s positive performance as it fell by 0.36 per cent, to close at 3,338.554 points. Activity was spread across nine issues of which gainers, fallers and non-movers tallied at three. The two...

  • Growth worries slam stocks, oil, and emerging stock markets

    Stocks on major markets fell yesterday, with an index of global equities hitting a seven-month low, and oil slumped to a four-year low as worries about weak worldwide economic growth continued to take a toll on investor confidence. Most major...

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