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  • Young architects launch monorail project online

    In December 2014, the monorail was touted as the ‘ultimate solution’ for urban mobility in a submission for an EU investment initiative. Although details of the proposed 79-km route quoted in the document has since been kept under wraps, the...

  • This is the perfect time to invest in Malta

    This is the perfect time to invest in Malta

    “There’s no time like the present.” This saying holds true for foreign buyers who are looking to invest in stable European property markets. The current exchange rates (sterling hitting £1.40 against the euro this month, and the dollar at...

  • Leading companies steer social change on CSR Day 2015

    Leading companies steer social change on CSR Day 2015

    Four leading organisations in Malta marked the 14th annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Day, with respective employees volunteering a day’s work at homes that help vulnerable people facing different social problems. CSR day is held...

  • Dhalia participates in international property exhibition in Sweden

    Dhalia participates in international property exhibition in Sweden

    Dhalia Real Estate services took part in the International Property Exhibition at the Golden Exhibition Centre in Stockholm, Sweden. Dhalia regularly participates in these exhibitions alongside their Swedish partners, Maltamaklarna real...

  • HSBC Contact Centre opens its doors to Mcast students

    The HSBC UK Contact Centre Malta will begin welcoming students from the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) on an apprenticeship basis until 2016. Groups of 10 students will im­merse themselves in the centre’s work environment...

  • Microsoft education vice-president to visit Malta

    Microsoft education vice-president to visit Malta

    Anthony Salcito, vice-president of education for Microsoft Corporation’s Worldwide Public Sector will visit Malta tomorrow. Besides meeting Microsoft Malta’s team and visiting the Microsoft Innovation Centre, Mr Salcito will also visit Stella...

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    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...

  • Family fun weekends return to Laguna Walk

    Following the success of the first Family Fun Weekends at Smart City Malta’s Laguna Walk last year, the event will be held again on Saturday from 3 to 8pm and next Sunday from 10am to 7pm. Activities will include a continuous fountain show, a...

  • Dry cleaning service – consumer rights and responsibilities

    Dry cleaning service – consumer rights and responsibilities

    Certain types of fabrics may require specialist cleaning as they can neither be washed in a washing machine nor hand washed. When this is the case, consumers may engage a cleaner or a dry cleaning company to have the garment or fabric properly...

  • Easter camera sale at Avantech

    Avantech, local distributors for Canon, is holding an Easter camera sale. A wide range of Canon cameras, camcorders, lenses and accessories will be available at reduced prices. The sale is being held between Thursday and April 1 at the Avantech ...

  • I feel that I have been scammed: What are my rights?

    Q: I was enticed from the road to enter a shop to try a hair straightener and I was persuaded to buy it for €124. When I returned home and researched the product online, I found out that the same product of the same brand was being sold at...

  • Actavis awards Best M.Pharm presentation

    Actavis awards Best M.Pharm presentation

    Actavis has awarded Lisa Warrington a sponsorship to an overseas conference for the best Master of Pharmacy project presentation. Her presentation, entitled ‘Evaluation requests for advice from community pharmacists’ was one of several conducted...

  • Same mobile phone, but different prices

    Same mobile phone, but different prices

    Q: A few days ago I bought a mobile phone from a specific shop in a commercial centre and I paid €199 for it. As soon as I left the shop I noticed that a nearby shop was selling the same mobile phone for €20 less. I went back to the shop from...

  • Seminar on traffic congestion in Malta

    The European Commission Representation in Malta held a seminar to launch a study on the impact and costs of road traffic in Malta. The study was conducted by the Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development of the University of Malta...

  • Weekly consumer tips and advice

    • Consumers have the right to expect that a dry cleaning service is carried out with reasonable care and skill. • Dry cleaners are responsible for damages caused to fabrics by the dry cleaning process. • Consumers should immediately check dry...

  • Greek PM assures EU creditors reforms coming to unlock cash

    Greek PM assures EU creditors reforms coming to unlock cash

    Greece said yesterday it was moving swiftly to meet creditors’ demands for a detailed economic reform plan after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras assured eurozone leaders his leftist-led coalition would speed up work to avert bankruptcy. After two...

  • Decline in US dollar lifts oil and equities

    The US dollar fell sharply yesterday and was on track for its biggest weekly decline against the euro in more than three years, helping to drive a rally in Wall Street stocks and crude oil. Riskier assets like equities were in general on track for...

  • Japan, Australia signal approval of China-based AIIB

    Japan signalled cautious approval of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) yesterday and said for the first time that, if conditions were met, it could join the institution that the US has warned against. Australian Treasurer...

  • Gains across 12 equities lift index

    The Malta Stock Exchange index extended its recent positive streak having rallied by a further 3.33 per cent on the week, to close at 3,762.866 points. Turnover for the week reached €1.97 million spread across 18 issues of which 12 gained ground,...

  • Lufthansa long-haul flights to be hit by fourth strike today

    Lufthansa cancelled almost half of its lucrative long-haul flights scheduled for today as pilots planned a fourth straight day of walkouts in a protracted row over early retirement benefits and cost cuts. Lufthansa wants to cut spending to levels...