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  • Regulating the property sector

    Regulating the property sector

    Having worked in the real estate sector for the past 30 years, I was pleased that the Federation of Estate Agents (FEA), with the support of interested bodies, will shortly be presenting a paper to the government on the regulation of the real...

  • Mcast students learn work-based initiatives at Farsons brewery

    Mcast students learn work-based initiatives at Farsons brewery

    Seventeen Mcast students from different callings attended a number of specifically organised activities at Farsons’ Brewery as part of a comprehensive student-orientation programme prior to starting their work placement within the...

  • InterContinental Malta welcomes new area general manager

    InterContinental Malta welcomes new area general manager

    Martin van Kan has been appointed area general manager for InterContinental Malta. Mr van Kan, a South African national, has been operating in the tourism industry for over 30 years. A graduate of Les Roches International School of Hotel...

  • New Sicilian university

    New Sicilian university

    Ray Bondin was the only foreign guest during three days of meetings held in Troina, Sicily, in connection with the foundation of a new university. One of the days was dedicated to discussions about changes needed in Sicily and this was done in the...

  • Support for programme of free monthly historical lectures

    Support for programme of free monthly historical lectures

    The Alfred Mizzi Foundation is supporting the Malta HistoricalSociety (MHS) programme of monthly lectures (2014-2015), which are free and open to the public. Derek Vella, on behalf of the foundation, presented a sponsorship grant to the MHS...

  • Series of conferences to explore cultural networks across the Med

    The Valletta 2018 Foundation will host the first in a series of annual conferences titled ‘Dialogue in the Med: exploring identity through networks’ on Thursday and Friday at the University’s Valletta campus. It will encourage debates on the...

  • CEB event

    The Cultural Events Band event Bridge on Fire will not be held on September 8, as inadvertently announced on August 10 in the Classified section. CEB would also like to point out that Hilton Malta will not be providing the food for the event. A...

  • 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...

  • HSBC Malta Foundation holds challenge in aid of L-Istrina, WaterAid Ghana Project

    L-Istrina and WaterAid Ghana Project will be the beneficiaries of a fundraising triathlon organised by the HSBC Malta Foundation, involving some of Malta’s leading athletes, to be held next Sunday. HSBC Bank Malta staff members, together with HSBC...

  • Airline delays and freak events

    Airline delays and freak events

    When flights are delayed for more than two hours, air passengers are entitled to care and assistance by the airline. In the first instance, passengers must be offered refreshments and the possibility of making two telephone calls or send faxes or...

  • Malta’s Everest team present memorable photo to Express Trailers

    Malta’s Everest team present memorable photo to Express Trailers

    Three members from the Everest Challenge 14 team presented an enlarged photo taken on Mount Everest, showing Express Trailers’ flag and model truck on the mountain’s snowy slopes. The photo, showing Gregory Attard holding an orange model truck and...

  • Defective sofa query

    Q: About 12 months ago, we bought a genuine leather sofa from a local shop. Two weeks ago, we noticed that the seam underneath the armrest tore and the leather has split upwards. We are 100 per cent sure that we did not cause the damage by any...

  • Office solutions at Fino

    Office solutions at Fino

    A range of Della Valentina office solutions are on display at the Fino showroom in Mrieħel. Wooden flooring, as well as different finishes, including light and dark oak, walnut, maple, white or grey, are also available. Office chairs come in a...

  • Commercial guarantee

    Q: I just bought a bed and a mattress from a local seller. During the sale, I was promised a five-year commercial guarantee but nowhere on the receipts or purchase order do I have it written. When I asked for some kind of proof of the guarantee, I...

  • Emirates seeks to recruit cabin crew

    Emirates seeks to recruit cabin crew

    Candidates can now apply online at www.emirates.com/careers if interested to join the airline’s cabin crew team. A recruitment team will be assessing online applications and those shortlisted will be invited by appointment to meet the team for...

  • Weekly consumer advice

    • Goods purchased must be as described by the trader. • Goods purchased must be fit for the purpose for which goods of the same type are normally used, and for which the consumer requires them and made known to the trader. • Goods purchased must...

  • The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

    The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

    On June 9, with his 150-year-old Portuguese corporate dynasty close to collapse, patriarch Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado made a desperate attempt to save it. Salgado signed two letters to Venezuela’s state oil company, which had bought $365...

  • Index gains as banks move higher

    The Malta Stock Exchange index closed higher for the first week in four as banking equities closed in positive territory. The positive sentiment surrounding the two major banks influenced seven other equities to close higher while five closed in...

  • Stocks and bond yields rise as ECB is seen on hold

    Global equity markets rose on a fresh round of strong US economic reports yesterday, while German bond yields edged up from record lows as expectations that the European Central Bank would ease monetary policy next week faded. Although eurozone...

  • Eurozone inflation dips in August

    Eurozone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed yesterday, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into immediate policy intervention next week. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the...