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  • Time for seaplane comeback?

    Seaplane operations in Canada and the Maldives have been thriving for years. However, in Europe the whole concept seems to be finding difficulty to gain momentum. It is hard to understand why. After all, prior to its astronomical growth, Ryanair...

  • Malta: fastest growing innovator

    Malta: fastest growing innovator

    Malta saw the greatest improvement in its research and innovation performance, according to the European Union’s Innovation Union Scoreboard for 2015 – but it still catching up to the EU average. Malta was followed by Latvia and Bulgaria, with...

  • Gas-mixing installed at Magħtab waste treatment plant

    Gas-mixing installed at Magħtab waste treatment plant

    Equipment has been install­ed at Magħtab that will control in a more environmentally-friendly way the by-products released as or­ganic waste decomposes. The plant is composed of a series of digestion tanks into which organic waste and water are...

  • Preparations in full swing for eighth annual conference of Finance Malta

    The eighth Finance Malta annual conference is expected to be the biggest ever with over 250 local and foreign delegates attending. This year’s conference, being held on Thursday at the Hilton, is entitled Malta’s Financial Services Industry:...

  • Innovation Accelerated conference, breakfast meeting

    A half-day conference entitled Innovation Accelerated is being held on Wednesday, to convey a practical approach to innovation. The conference is being put together by Impact Consulting together with internationally-recognised organisation...

  • Four industry organisations committed to cluster excellence

    Four Maltese cluster organisations were granted a bronze label from the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis after committing to improve their processes and member services to make their sector more competitive. The award process was led by...

  • Microsoft, Brown’s Pharma and Arkadia win award

    Microsoft, Brown’s Pharma and Arkadia have won the BLM Employee Research awards. Microsoft Malta won the 10-59 employees category, Brown’s Pharma the 60-149 employees category and Arkadia was 150+ employees category. The BLM Employee Research is...

  • Malta to join European business idea competition

    Malta to join European business idea competition

    The University of Malta’s Take Off Business Incubator is accepting applications for Climate-KIC’s Climate Launchpad, Europe’s largest cleantech idea competition. The competition has participants from over 25 countries. The initiative is built...

  • Index slightly lower after mixed trading

    Index slightly lower after mixed trading

    Following two weeks of gains, last week the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) Index eased 0.2 per cent, to close at 3,782.405 points. This decline was mainly attributable to losses in the shares of International Hotel Investments plc (IHI) and HSBC Bank...

  • Growth in eurozone picks up as France offsets Germany

    Eurozone economic growth im­proved as expected in the first quarter as growth in France and Spain accelerated and Italy expanded, offsetting the weak performance of Germany. GDP of the 19-nation bloc expanded 0.4 per cent sequentially in the first...

  • Company briefs

    The new Hyundai i20 Coupe, a three-door version of the i20 launched earlier this year, is now available in Malta at Meridian Enterprises. The new i20 Coupe shares most of its technical underpinnings and engine line-up with the five-door but also...

  • This is not the end

    Don’t leave things unfinished, my mum used to tell me. And then, when she would realise that I wasn’t really listening because my sense of smell, sight and touch were in the fridge, she would take the ice cream from my hands and tell me that I...

  • Vacancies: should you recruit new staff or promote internally?

    Vacancies: should you recruit new staff or promote internally?

    Every organisation goes through recruitment processes to fill vacancies from time to time. It is very often believed that promoting someone from within the company may result in advantages for the organisation when compared with the alternative of...

  • Experience the internet of the future

    Experience the internet of the future

    Following the recent announcement of a €50 million plus investment in fibre-to-the-home internet, GO is inviting the public to experience the superfast internet world of the future, including the opportunity to try out the much talked about Oculus...

  • Qawra resort reopens its doors after multi-million refurbishment project

    Qawra resort reopens its doors after multi-million refurbishment project

    The Seashells Resort at the Suncrest in Qawra opened its doors after undergoing a major revamp. Vivendo orchestrated this multi-million project, part of a five-year refurbishment programme undertaken by AX Group. Preparations for the upgrading of...

  • Take me away

    Take me away

    When we were kids, we would watch a magician make a woman float in air and we would be left in awe, wondering how he had done it. Fast-forward to today and you can work that magic yourself with your camera and a little Adobe Photoshop editing. The...

  • Pharmacognosy and herbal products course

    Malta University Consulting Ltd will be offering a 28-hour course on pharmacognosy and herbal products. The course will start on Wednesday and will take place at the University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija. It is primarily aimed...

  • Monitoring your safety

    John Camilleri (fictional name) was abroad on holiday when he received a phone call from his neighbour telling him that his house’s alarm went off. Yet he couldn’t do anything about it as he had no one who could go and check. Luckily, upon his...

  • Online tool for healthier, safer workplaces

    Micro and small enterprises present special challenges in achieving healthier and safer workplaces. Restricted time and resources are frequently highlighted as a barrier to adopting a proactive approach to health and safety management. Moreover,...

  • The fight against cybercrime

    The fight against cybercrime

    What are cybercrime and digital forensics? Cybercrime is the virtual activity of a criminal using ICT related technologies. This can include online fraud, denial of service, hacking, cyber terrorism, social engineering, cyber bullying, creation...