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    Vodafone Malta is giving its prepaid customers a range of gifts each time they top-up during the months of July and August. The gifts consist of a choice of three different free bundles: a mobile internet bundle; a call-time bundle; or an SMS bundle.

  • Memoirs of a photographer

    Memoirs of a photographer

    Childhood photos have a special meaning even to photographers. Austin Tufigno and Francesca Attard show their childhood photos to Veronica Stivala. Francesca Attard My love of photography started when I got my first camera as a Christmas gift at...

  • Co-operatives and the fair society

    Co-operatives and the fair society

    This year’s theme for the International Day of Co-operatives is centred around the aspect of equality and the role of co-operatives in making our societies fair and sustainable. With the advent of globalisation, there were dreams of a more...

  • Wish you didn’t whirr here

    Wish you didn’t whirr here

    Reducing the concept of free will, determinism and compatibilism to a half-page word count would be tantamount to trying to fit all your weekend break essentials in one piece of hand luggage (always sounds good, but it never works in real life).

  • Furniture brand extends concept showroom

    July 10 marked the end of a two-year investment phase, whereby following the introduction of the Pensarecasa brand in 2014, Rustica has now opened an extension of the concept showroom to showcase a selection of competitively-priced products for...

  • Local idea, global impact

    Local idea, global impact

    Originally conceived through a University of Malta research project, Ixaris is now a leading innovator in the payments industry and has just secured EU funding to support its €4m open payments ecosystem project. CEO Alex Mifsud explains what this...

  • Employment law free webinar

    A free 90-minute webinar is being organised by the Employment Law Alliance on Wednesday, entitled ‘Privacy rights in the workplace for employees in Africa and the Middle East’. For employers with operations in Africa and the Middle East, the...

  • Productivity on the go

    Productivity on the go

    After only a few weeks of being able to use the preview version of Microsoft Office Mobile for Android, Microsoft has released the final version. The very short feedback session probably convinced the Redmond giant that Office for Android is ready...

  • New Silkroutes Group in innovation drive to shape energy, technology portfolio

    New Silkroutes Group Ltd will be trading under a new corporate identity. This was announced by NSG chairman Cai Sui Xin, who said that the changes in the company better reflected a broader business commitment and the earlier appointment of new...

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  • Hitting the right note?

    Hitting the right note?

    Few platform releases this year generated the headlines that Apple Music did. For better or worse, the new music service has rarely been out of the news since launch and is unlikely to do so anytime soon. Apple’s biggest strength is taking...

  • Property consultants receive Coldwell Banker training

    Property consultants receive Coldwell Banker training

    A number of Coldwell Banker Paramount Realty property consultants have completed an intensive course that further prepares them for their career in real estate. Coldwell Banker Malta managerial director Hermann Mallia said it is critical for new...

  • Product safety in Europe

    Product safety in Europe

    Prosafe, the Product Safety Enforcement Forum of Europe, has launched its biggest joint action ever. In the coming two years, 35 market surveillance authorities from 27 EU member states or EFTA countries will cooperate to target non-compliant...

  • Strings attached

    Strings attached

    Guitar Hero Live marks the revival of a loved series of music games that made rock idols out of all of us – or at least, it made us think we are. It is due this autumn on PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Wii U. The game has a new...

  • PKF Malta presents report on Solvency II

    PKF Malta presents report on Solvency II

    PKF Malta, in collaboration with Finance Malta, carried out a survey to measure the impact of the Solvency II regulation on Maltese insurers. The results were presented during a workshop at Finance Malta’s annual conference held recently. A copy...

  • Membrane problems

    Membrane problems

    Q: Towards the end of 2010 I had waterproofing membrane done on the roof of my house. The work done carried a 10-year guarantee. Two years after the work was done some of the membrane started peeling off the wall. I therefore called the service...

  • Samsung scrapes to victory in proxy battle over $8bn merger

    Samsung scrapes to victory in proxy battle over $8bn merger

    Samsung Group’s founding family yesterday scored a narrow win in a landmark proxy battle, fending off an activist investor opposed to an $8 billion deal that cements its grip as a new generation prepares to take the reins of South Korea’s biggest...

  • Toshiba probe finds top executives involved in company-wide scandal

    Toshiba probe finds top executives involved in company-wide scandal

    A panel investigating an accounting scandal at Toshiba Corp. has found that top executives were involved in improper practices, confirming the institutional nature of the abuses, a person directly involved in the investigation said...

  • Yellen says open to raising threshold for systemic banks

    Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday she was open to raising a threshold for determining a bank’s systemic importance and indicated that US lenders had made progress in their submissions of so-called living will plans this...

  • Four equities close at record high

    The Malta Stock Exchange index added a further 0.65 per cent to its ongoing upward streak, to close at 4,155.626 points. Activity was spread across 17 equities of which eight gained ground, five declined and four closed unchanged as turnover...