Vanessa Macdonald

Vanessa Macdonald

Assistant Editor
vanessa.macdonald@timesofmalta.com

Articles by: Vanessa Macdonald

Watch: Metro could generate €300 million a year

Konrad Xuereb sees it as complementary to other public transport systems

MFSA appoints partner to help cryptocurrency asset checks

US company would check assets used in transactions

Housing: one in five is a tenant, but few locals pay commercial rental prices

A Central Bank economist explains the data concerning Malta's property market

Should mindfulness be taught in schools?

'It is all about awareness of one’s own feelings'

Industrial tribunal chair to stay on

Bid to oust Richard Matrenza dismissed

‘Care homes only being built to minimum standards’

CareMalta warns that basic standards should not be the benchmark

More consistent awards required from industrial tribunals

Proposals for reform of the system first presented in 2014

Blockchain, cryptocurrency firms struggling to open bank accounts

Banks reluctant to deal with firms until they receive their MFSA licences

Landmark €1 billion case against Banque Paribas filed in Malta

Company owner accused bank of anti-Semitism

Lawyers call on PM to remove industrial tribunal chair

Matrenza's actions described as 'unorthodox and unbecoming'

Forget the Brexit challenges, look at the longer term - High Commissioner

Relationship with Malta 'will get stronger'

Watch: 'Valletta 2018 was a missed opportunity,' says former mayor

Alexiei Dingli says commercial interests are trumping those of residents

Urgent reform needed to speed up bank recoveries

Banks would need to hold capital if recovery takes longer than 7 years

Beane defends HSBC dividends in spite of falling profits

Bank has paid €100 million over past five years

Free zones to be in Customs’ hands - not Freeport Corporation

Customs wants free zone near airport - and is willing to move its HQ there

HSBC profits down 23% as CEO warns of reputation damage to the sector

Return on equity down to 6.1% as cost efficiency ratio rises

Watch: Quality of life in parts of Valletta has worsened

Stepping down after serving for 10 years as the mayor of Valletta, Alexiei Dingli is concerned that the quality...

Winner dreams of women being nominated to businessmen awards

There were 22 nominations for HSBC’s first Malta Businesswoman of the Year Award – but the winner...

Over 5,000 students benefit from stipends in spite of repeating

2013 measure cost government just over €3.1 million

Government in no hurry to phase out small coins

Phasing out the coins could be done in various ways

Light shed on National Bank mystery after 45 years

Corinthia sources confirm that their loan had been repaid

Phasing out 1c, 2c coins would have little impact on inflation - retailers

But Piggy Bank collections can suffer

Mystery over missing dolphin carcass

Nature Trust and ERA were not advised of the find

Mater Dei parking payment machines downtime reduced by 95%

Monitor shows how many spaces are available

Contract for Gozo-Malta fibre optic cable to be signed soon

Idea of a second cable was first mooted in 2014