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  • High-quality certification for Malta hotel

    The LABRANDA Riviera Hotel & Spa has been certified for FoodCheck by Cristal International Standards. Food safety is a priority for the hotel and its team is motivated to maintain a high level of quality to ensure a pleasant holiday for its guests.

  • Employment and dyslexia

    Employment and dyslexia

    The Malta Dyslexia Association (MDA), in collaboration with the Malta Employers’ Association, recently organised a conference entitled ‘Employment and dyslexia’. The principle aim of this conference was to address local pressing needs, namely...

  • Socking it to cancer – raising the challenge

    Socking it to cancer – raising the challenge

    After yet another incredibly successful edition of ‘The GRiD’, Malta’s premier endurance event, title sponsors The Stars Group have teamed up on a fantastic initiative from the organisers and Teamsport in the fight to overcome a far greater...

  • EU membership has many benefits, but economic growth is not one of them

    EU membership has many benefits, but economic growth is not one of them

    From Winston Churchill in the 1940s to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in our era, peace and prosperity have always been put forward as the two main goals of European integration. The EU founding fathers saw the European project as a way of taming...

  • Brexit forcing City firms to make some tough decisions about staying

    Brexit forcing City firms to make some tough decisions about staying

    The City of London has not been as vocal as other industry sectors during the Brexit negotiations, but it is perceived to be dissatisfied. The UK’s future relationship with the EU remains unclear – and if there’s one thing most businesses do not...

  • Investors’ sentiment gets a boost: What has changed on the turn of the year?

    In a span of a two-month period, global equities moved from the worst December since the Great Depression, to the best January in 30 years. Investors’ sentiment turned positive with the turn of the year, following a torrid 2018. In summary, the...

  • Director of sales at Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa appointed

    Luxury hotel industry stalwart Denise Cardona has been announced as the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa’s new director of sales, a role she took on in 2018. Cardona brings extensive experience to the position and decades of involvement, having...

  • Malta’s proposition for UK financial services to be presented at London’s Guildhall

    Malta’s proposition for the UK’s financial services industry will be presented to industry professionals on Thursday, February 21 at London’s Guildhall. The London-based event is aimed at highlighting the advantages and high level of services that...

  • World stocks slide over gloomy outlook, trade talks fears

    Global concerns over economic growth made for a gloomy session across equity trading floors yesterday as investors digested weak indicators and tired of hoping for a US-China trade talks breakthrough. Key European stock markets were all lower,...

  • Amazon reconsidering move to New York: report

    Amazon reconsidering move to New York: report

    Amazon is rethinking its decision to create an additional headquarters in New York City amid opposition from key political leaders and protests in the community, the Washington Post reported Friday. The Post, which is owned by Amazon chief...

  • GO moves to yet another multi-year high

    GO moves to yet another multi-year high

    The MSE Equity Price Index retracted by 0.2% from its four-week high of 4,480.777 points to 4,471.629 points as the declines in HSBC and MIA weighed negatively on the performance of the local equity benchmark. On the other hand, GO and Trident...

  • EU adopts French-German compromise on Russia gas pipeline

    EU adopts French-German compromise on Russia gas pipeline

    European Union member states adopted a Franco-German compromise on Friday allowing Berlin to remain the lead negotiator with Russia on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe. France, a pivotal player in the EU gas talks, had said earlier it...

  • Tougher international conditions could dampen GDP growth - Central Bank

    Tougher international conditions could dampen GDP growth - Central Bank

    Malta’s economy is likely to grow at a slightly slower pace than initially expected this year due to weakened international conditions, the Central Bank said in its latest projections. The Bank now expects the country’s GDP to grow by 4.8 per cent...

  • Financial regulator presents its cybersecurity proposals

    Financial regulator presents its cybersecurity proposals

    Financial service providers and companies in the blockchain sector have one month to give the financial regulator feedback on its proposed cybersecurity rules for the sectors. The guidelines, which have just been launched by the Malta Financial...

  • Stubbornly strong Germany

    Stubbornly strong Germany

    German unemployment has increased by 196,000 in January (not seasonally adjusted), bringing the total number of unemployed to 2.406 million - the highest level since March but still significantly lower than in January last year. In...

  • The fourth industrial revolution

    The fourth industrial revolution

    One of the themes of the Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum was the so-called fourth industrial revolution. In a space of around 250 years mankind went from the first industrial revolution to the fourth one. Some claim that this fourth...

  • Love on board and in worldwide lounges for Valentine’s Day

    Emirates is celebrating the season of love with its customers on board and in its lounges this Valentine’s Day. As part of its commitment to create seasonal menus and unique experiences for celebrations worldwide, Emirates has refreshed its...

  • Corinthia Hotels announces new luxury hotel in Moscow

    IHI plc, owners of the Corinthia Hotels Group, has announced a luxury Corinthia Hotel & Residences project in Moscow. IHI is acquiring a minority share in a company being formed with a consortium of investors to acquire a landmark property at 10,...

  • First hotel in Malta certified for FoodCheck by Cristal International Standards

    Labranda Riviera Hotel & Spa is the first hotel in Malta certified for FoodCheck by Cristal International Standards. The whole team is motivated to maintain the high level of quality as food safety is priority for the hotel’s valued guests and...

  • Maritime induction course

    The Malta Maritime Forum has announced that it will hold the second marine induction course, in conjunction with MaritimeMT and with the full endorsement of the Transport Malta Ports and Yachting Directorate. The course aims to attract people...