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  • The life and debt of Piggy Mc’Cool

    The credit card statement hit the doormat with the stealth and gel-sleazed hair attitude of Richie Aprile. Now, there are two things which I need to make clear about this introduction. First of all, I don’t have a doormat. But what should I have...

  • MSE climbs 1.2% as new MGS issues announced

    MSE climbs 1.2% as new MGS issues announced

    The Treasury announced that two new Malta Government Stock (MGS) issues will be offered to the public with coupons of two per cent and 4.1 per cent, maturing in 2020 and 2034 respectively. A total of €100 million worth of stock will be issued,...

  • Don’t call on me

    Don’t call on me

    This year, the estimated number of active mobile phones stands at 7.4bn. The world’s population currently amounts to 7.1bn. You do the maths. Well, it’s Sunday morning, so don’t. And anyway, you don’t need to ruffle your mental feathers with...

  • US Fed chief hints at an earlier rise in interest rates

    In her semi-annual monetary policy report to the US Congress, Federal reserve chairperson Janet Yellen gave a balanced reading on the US economy’s health but warned that “considerable uncertainty” about the outlook could lead to interest rates...

  • Don’t you forget about me

    Don’t you forget about me

    Alandmark judgement by the European Court of Justice on May 13, 2014 ruled that ordinary citizens have the right to request the removal of links about them from Google’s search results because the lapse of time from the original publication of the...

  • Company briefs

    Property agents Chestertons Malta, led by Christopher Pace, has relocated to the top floor of the Melita Court building on the Ta’Xbiex seafront. This move coincides with an upgrade to the British company’s global brand identity. Giles Milner,...

  • Snap happy

    Snap happy

    The beauty of photography is the ever-changing nature of one’s work. However, there will always be those shots which will be constant favourites, at least until the next shot. What is the backstage to these photographers’ favourite shots,asks...

  • The benefits of green roofs

    The benefits of green roofs

    A University of Malta faculty is currently studying the feasibility of green roofs in the Mediterranean region. Assistant project director Vince Lloyd Morris outlines the various advantages of this technology, including energy savings and the...

  • First person narrative

    First person narrative

    To make a first person shooter appealing to the modern gamer is much more difficult than you might imagine. And that’s because it’s not all about visuals, guns or meaty explosions: rather, it’s about fun. That fun factor is missing from many...

  • HSBC Malta Foundation sponsors Banca Giuratale restoration

    The external structure of one of Gozo’s finest baroque buildings, the Banca Giuratale in Independence Square, Victoria, also known as It-Tokk, is currently undergoing meticulous restoration works sponsored by the HSBC Malta Foundation. The works...

  • The way is app

    The way is app

    The HP Slatebook 14 is an upcoming laptop from computer giant Hewlett Packard. We don’t know a great deal about it right now as HP has only just officially released it. The laptop has a 14-inch screen and runs the Android operating system. This is...

  • Winners of Malta Summer Facebook photo competition announced

    Winners of Malta Summer Facebook photo competition announced

    Maria Pappova has been announced as the winner of the Malta Summer Facebook photography competition launched by Frank Salt Real Estate at the Mercedes-Benz Malta Fashion Awards in May. She walked away with a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. Sascha Camilleri...

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  • Nice shot

    The Fujifilm X-T1 is a pro quality digital camera system with a real retro look. Built for enthusiasts who prize quality and style, this DLSR-style camera is definitely one to consider. This camera has serious potential. It doesn’t hurt that it’s...

  • A unique opportunity to become a top model

    A unique opportunity to become a top model

    Malta has been given the opportunity to participate in International New Model Today, a modelling contest founded by Vittoria Zeviani who owned one of Italy’s important model agencies, Why Not, in Milan. The contest offers models a chance to gain...

  • Entering an off-premises contract

    Entering an off-premises contract

    The Doorstep Contracts Act, which use to regulate contracts of sale concluded with door-to-door sellers, has recently been revoked and replaced by the Consumer Rights Regulations. Under the new legislation, doorstep contracts are now referred to...

  • Fiddle on the roof

    The Afterlight app, formerly known as Afterglow, is an image editing iOS app. The app has been designed for those who love taking photos with their iPhone and then spending ages fiddling with effects, image quality and detail levels to get the...

  • Dragonara Casino celebrates its 50th anniversary in style

    Dragonara Casino celebrates its 50th anniversary in style

    A concert and reception was held as part of the festivities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dragonara Casino, St Julian’s. The Dragonara Casino opened its doors on July 15, 1964, in what was considered as one of the first major projects...

  • Damaged dress

    Damaged dress

    Q: Nearly three months ago I bought a dress for my daughter’s wedding. As the wedding date was getting nearer, I took out the dress to try it on with the shoes. To my disappointment I noticed that the dress, which is heavily beaded, had large gaps...

  • Creating the digital citizen

    Creating the digital citizen

    Imagine a digitally enabled nation where citizens and businesses use technology in the day-to-day life by default. This is not simply the fodder of dreams, but the vision of Digital Malta, the national ICT strategy. Stephanie Fsadni learns how ICT...