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  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    The Opel Cascada is now available from Cars International. The all-season convertible is a four-seater with an elongated silhouette. The premium soft top can be opened at the touch of a button in 17 seconds while driving at speeds of up to 50...

  • International internships

    International internships

    There comes a time in everyone’s life when they have to address the age-old question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As a child, it’s easy to pick all the awesome jobs such as the president, an astronaut, or a rock star. However, for a...

  • Cybercrime bust frees 4.7 million infected PCs

    Microsoft Corp said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation, which interrupted service at an internet-services firm last week. The world’s...

  • Think Fahrenheit when buying a car from the UK

    Think Fahrenheit when buying a car from the UK

    It has never been easier and trouble free to get your dream car from the UK. With over 20 years experience in the logistics business, Fahrenheit Freight Forwarders Co. Ltd. can guarantee the best service possible to its customers. Unlike...

  • Hot air balloon rides in aid of Community Chest Fund

    Hot air balloon rides in aid of Community Chest Fund

    To commemorate the company’s 10th anniversary Re/Max Malta will be bringing to Malta the iconic hot air balloon for vertical rides for children. These will take place on Thursday and Friday from 8pm onwards at the Park and Ride area in St...

  • 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...

  • New initiative by Hyundai Europe

    New initiative by Hyundai Europe

    Hyundai Europe is enhancing its commitment to Europe’s young business talents by introducing a new initiative to encourage them to be innovative and think big. The initiative, entitled Live Brilliant, seeks to humanise the brand by exploring...

  • Filing a consumer complaint

    Filing a consumer complaint

    Having problems with a product or service purchased is not a pleasant experience and if not dealt with in the right way it may cause useless stress and hassle. Knowing how to complain is also essential in avoiding unnecessary conflict and thus...

  • Company awarded for excellent sales performance

    Company awarded for excellent sales performance

    Roger Satariano & Son Ltd has been given an award in recognition of its excellent sales performance of Trane air conditioners during 2013. Roger Satariano & Son Ltd has been partners and sole agents of Trane for the past 20 years. During this time...

  • Who is responsible for the guarantee?

    Who is responsible for the guarantee?

    Q: I purchased a shower head from a local retailer and lately it is not functioning properly. The item is still covered by the guarantee. When I tried to return it to the seller, I was advised to pursue the matter with the supplier. It feels like...

  • Road safety competition

    Road safety competition

    Middlesea Insurance has launched the Motor Max Road Safety Competition as part of the Motor Max Insurance which enables the company to customise insurance premiums based on driving habits for young drivers aged between 18 and 30. The product and...

  • Weekly Consumer Tips

    • The first person to speak to when we have a complaint is always the seller. • Our claim for a remedy must have a legal basis. • If we are not sure how the law protects us we should ask for information about our legal rights by contacting the...

  • UK lawmakers criticise government and advisers over sale of Royal Mail

    UK lawmakers criticise government and advisers over sale of Royal Mail

    Britain’s biggest privatisation in years was blighted by a fear of failure and poor advice from state-appointed banks, a committee of lawmakers said yesterday following an inquiry into the £2 billion sale of Royal Mail. Britain sold a 60 per cent...

  • Five equities drag index lower

    The Malta Stock Exchange index erased last week’s positive performance as it declined by 0.75 per cent, to close at 3,302.525 points. Activity was spread across 15 equities as gainers, fallers and non-movers all tallied at five reaching a total...

  • Whirlpool agrees to buy majority stake in Indesit for $1bn

    Whirlpool agrees to buy majority stake in Indesit for $1bn

    Whirlpool Corp, the world’s largest maker of home appliances, said it will buy 66.8 per cent of voting stock of Italian white goods maker Indesit Company SpA for about €758 million ($1.03 billion) to spur its growth in Europe. Whirlpool said it...

  • Stock indexes flat as fears on Portugal ease

    Major global equities markets steadied and the yen stabilised against the US dollar yesterday as worries about Portugal’s biggest bank ebbed, while oil prices dropped on easing concern about supply losses in the Middle East. MSCI’s All-World...

  • BoE keeps rates low

    The Bank of England held interest rates at record lows on Thursday but the pace of Britain’s recovery looks likely to divide its policymakers soon over when to start weaning the economy off its support. The Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)...

  • Emirates takes delivery of 50th A380 aircraft

    Emirates takes delivery of 50th A380 aircraft

    Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft, strengthening its position as the world’s largest international airline. This latest delivery takes Emirates’ all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world’s largest fleet of A380s, and...

  • OECD literacy test finds many confused

    Around one in seven students in the 13 OECD countries and economies that took part in the first OECD PISA international assessment of financial literacy are unable to make even simple decisions about everyday spending, and only one in ten can...

  • Daily currency report

    Initially, currency markets reacted to continued fallout from better than expected US non-farm payrolls data. The brighter picture of the US jobs market prompted economists to bring forward interest rate increases for the first time since the...