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  • FHRD kicks off warrant process

    The Foundation for Human Resources Development (FHRD) met Education Minister Evarist Bartolo to present its vision on the introduction of a warrant for HR professionals. The minister was also presented with a gift commemorating the opening of the...

  • Tapping into Malta – a new luxury approach

    Tapping into Malta – a new luxury approach

    Renowned high-end hospitality and luxury expert Isabel Tapp will soon launch a website and blog that focuses on luxury lifestyle in Malta. Ms Tapp is returning to Malta, the country of her birth, after many years working overseas with some of the...

  • Sagaform winner

    Sagaform winner

    Nicole Zerafa is the winner of Debenhams Malta’s Sagaform Game on Facebook. Participants had to find the nine missing Sagaform items in the least time possible and the winner did this in 0.34 seconds. Nicole won bags full of Sagaform items, worth...

  • Day for NGOs in Gozo

    Microsoft hosted a second Connection Day, this time in Gozo, to address and discuss the specific needs of a number of voluntary organisations who operate on the sister island. Around 20 NGOs attended this event, during which those present had the...

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  • Calling industry players to partner for digital inclusion

    The National Policy for Active Ageing has highlighted the issue of digital inclusion in later life as a priority area both nationally and at EU level. In pursuit of this policy priority, MITA and the Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of...

  • Overbooked flights

    Overbooked flights

    Sometimes airlines decide to overbook a flight in order to compensate for no shows at the gate. This may cause a situation where a flight cannot accommodate all the passengers who check in, as it won’t have enough seats for everyone. When this...

  • New Dhalia office in Valletta

    New Dhalia office in Valletta

    Dhalia Real Estate Services has opened a new office at City Gate in Valletta to cater for the demand for properties in the capital. Valletta’s popularity as a residential destination and commercial hub has led to an increase in interest to invest...

  • Query on aftersales repair

    Query on aftersales repair

    Q: I would like to know whether sellers are legally obliged to provide repair services on white goods once the commercial guarantee has expired? A: The Consumer Affairs Act stipulates that “if the goods are of a nature that may require...

  • EC expands presence in the US

    EC expands presence in the US

    Strong international growth is continuing for Maltese-owned EC English Language Centres, as it further expands its portfolio in the US with two new schools due to open in January. In line with agent and student demand, one school will be in the...

  • Scratched dinner set

    Q: I bought a dinner set from a local shop. When I went back home with it and unwrapped it, I found that some of the pieces were scratched. I went back to the shop and the seller accepted to replace them. As he opened the new boxes, we saw that...

  • Staff contribution scheme for research

    Staff contribution scheme for research

    A new staff contribution scheme for University and Junior College staff members launched by the Research, Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT) will come into effect in January. Staff members are encouraged to make a regular donation of a small...

  • Tips and advice

    • When a flight is overbooked, the airline must first seek for volunteers. • Air passengers who willingly accept not to board the flight in exchange for benefits cannot claim monetary compensation. • Air passengers who are denied boarding are...

  • UK tax reform should help housing market

    UK tax reform should help housing market

    A change to the way Britain taxes house purchases, introduced last week, will give a small boost to most of the country’s housing market, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney was quoted as saying yesterday. “On the margin, a personal view, I would...

  • Festive spree to leave a hangover

    The 12 days of Christmas will cost the average British family an unexpected extra £650 this year, a report has revealed. The period between Christmas Day and January 5 will see people spending money on food, drinks, pub visits, eating out, travel,...

  • Seven equities trade higher

    The recent losing streak in the Malta Stock Exchange index persisted as it fell for the fourth successive week by 0.19 per cent, to close at 3,238.81 points. This negative trend was extended despite seven equities out of a total of 14 gained...

  • Crude rout hits stocks

    The relentless slide in oil prices pressured energy stocks and currencies exposed to crude exports yesterday, while dousing the appetite for riskier assets and encouraging investors to seek safety in core government bonds. Major European equity...

  • Italy seizes €556,000 in fake coins

    Italy seizes €556,000 in fake coins

    Italian police yesterday seized €556,000 in fake euro coins minted in China from a ship container in the port city of Naples, investigators said. Palermo prosecutor Calogero Ferrara, who led the so-called “Shanghai Money” investigation, told...

  • Daily currency report

    Anxiety over the outlook for global growth and deflation grew on the back of a variety of events. Chinese inflation figures came in at five-year lows, which triggered concerns. Then the price of oil continued its downward descent. That negatively...

  • MIA rebounds whilst GO continue to ease

    MIA rebounds whilst GO continue to ease

    The equity of Malta International Airport recovered yesterday’s 8c decline with an equivalent uplift during this morning’s trading session on the Stock Exchangeto regain the €2.30 level, albeit still on shallow volumes of 6,000 shares. On the...