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  • Damaged game controller

    Q: Over a year ago I bought a game controller for the price of €60 from a local seller. Since last week the controller is not charging properly. When I contacted the seller to complain, I was informed that controllers are not covered by any...

  • Positive year for Premier Capital

    Premier Capital plc, the Maltese-owned developmental licencee for McDonald’s in six European markets, has registered turnover in excess of €200 million for the year ended December 31, 2016. Turnover for the year more than doubled year-on-year...

  • MGSs register gains

    MGSs register gains

    Last week, investors geared towards the sovereign debt market as a risk-off measure following political uncertainty in the United States. Out of 22 active issues, 18 increased and four fell minimally, in line with European government...

  • UK unemployment rate falls but real wages decline

    The UK jobless rate declined in the first quarter despite a slowdown in economic growth. At the same time, real wages growth remained weak in spite of rising inflation. Data published by the National Statistics Office (NSO) showed that the UK...

  • Branch vs company

    Over the years I have witnessed what has today become a typical story: lured to Malta by a variety of reasons, be it to take advantage of a beneficial residency programme or simply to retire under the sun, an expat takes the plunge and moves to...

  • Company briefs

    ReAPS Asset Management Ltd is a new subsidiary of APS Bank that will act as the investment manager of the APS SICAV plc funds. Incorporated in 2016 and licensed on  April 4, 2017, as a Category Licence 2 holder by the Malta Financial Services...

  • ‘Malta’s future may be tied to achieving a zero carbon economy’

    ‘Malta’s future may be tied to achieving a zero carbon economy’

    Carbon dioxide levels in the air are the highest they have been for 650,000 years, according to European Space Agency statistics. CO2 is a heat-trapping greenhouse gas and levels in the air must be reduced. In fact, the EU’s Climate and Energy...

  • GreenPak Coop reports best year of operation

    GreenPak Coop reports best year of operation

    GreenPak Coop said 2016 was its best year yet. This success follows increases in its membership base as well as increases in the tonnage of packaging waste collected and recycled. Last year also marked the first full year of GreenPak operation in...

  • Course on advanced operations risk

    Castille Institute is organising a two-day course entitled ‘Advanced operations risk’ on June 15 and 16 between 8.30am and 5pm. This advanced course is intended to move parti-cipants beyond the basic theory of operations risk and its management to...

  • Banif Bank rewards staff for performance and dedication

    Banif Bank rewards staff for performance and dedication

    Banif Bank’s Mosta branch was awarded the Branch of the Year title after exceeding targets for the year and placing first among the Banif network of branches across Malta and Gozo. The award was presented during a staff event by Luis Avides...

  • HSBC Malta expands its ATM network with PAMA Shopping Village

    HSBC Malta expands its ATM network with PAMA Shopping Village

    HSBC Malta has installed its newest ATM at PAMA Shopping Village in Mosta, to better suit the needs of visitors and businesses in this new lifestyle destination. The ATM at PAMA brings the total number of HSBC Malta ATMs to 82. The walk-up ATM...

  • French start-up team wins Best Overall Experience award

    French start-up team wins Best Overall Experience award

    It was a hub of excitement and innovation at the two-day event organised by locally founded company Hotjar, held at Villa Rosa. Over 100 guests were flown in from 19 countries thanks to enterprising David Darmanin and Marc von Brockdorff, two of...

  • Microsoft supports Malta IT agency’s role at IDC Forum in Cyprus

    Microsoft supports Malta IT agency’s role at IDC Forum in Cyprus

    Microsoft has supported the participation of MITA’s chief technology officer Godwin Caruana at the recent IT Managers Innovation Forum held in Cyprus. The IDC Forum event created a platform for the sharing of the latest developments and emerging...

  • HSBC Advance customers win with their Visa Platinum

    HSBC Advance customers win with their Visa Platinum

    Twelve HSBC Advance customers took home Apple prizes, including iPhone 7s and iPads, as part of a Visa Platinum credit card usage campaign. All customers who used their HSBC Advance Visa Platinum credit card for their shopping during the campaign...

  • Dhalia launches mobile app

    Finding the right property has never been easier. With Dhalia’s new property app, one can access the company’s property database from the comfort of one’s smartphone or tablet. The Dhalia Malta Property Search app for smartphone and tablet gives...

  • Maltese software firm gets Equality Mark

    CS Technologies International, a Maltese software development and services company, which specialises in large multinational eCommerce platform development and maintenance, was recently awarded the Equality Mark certification by the National...

  • VGH to sponsor 10 scholarships for Barts

    Vitals Global Healthcare has launched a scholarship programme for students wishing to study at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in Gozo. Through this programme, VGH will be sponsoring 10 scholarships for applicants from Malta...

  • Vodafone to start Roam Like at Home from June 15

    Vodafone to start Roam Like at Home from June 15

    Vodafone Malta is introducing Roam Like at Home for its pay-monthly customers travelling within the EU from June 1 – two weeks before the EU regulation comes into effect. Customers on top-up plans or who top-up as they go will benefit from Roam...

  • Save lives, slow down

    Save lives, slow down

    The immediate action every driver is in duty bound to take is to slow down to reduce injuries and fatalities on the road, a workshop organised by the Tara Malou Licari Fund, in collaboration with the Health Ministry, emphasised. The workshop was...

  • Newsbook journalist wins e-Journalism category

    Newsbook journalist wins e-Journalism category

    The winner of the 2017 e-Journalism category of the Malta Journalism Awards sponsored by SmartCity Malta is Charmaine Attard from Newsbook.com. This year the e-journalism category again attracted a high number of entries. While congratulating Ms...