FROM BUSINESS NEWS
19th September 2017
Air Malta has launched the 'Go Light' initiative, which will lower the price of a fare down to €39 when travelling with hand luggage only.
More than 50 world-class speakers are participating in this year’s edition of ZEST Malta 2017, the main gathering for Malta-based start-ups.
18th September 2017
The Nationalist Party’s fight against corruption will become even fiercer, new PN leader Adrian Delia told an enthusiastic crowd on the Granaries in Floriana on Sunday evening.
Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said that if talks between Air Malta and the unions fell through, he would close down Air Malta and open a new airline without any legacy constraints.
Jo Caruana - 17th September 2017
From culinary sustainability to gaming apps, Malta’s start-up scene is buzzing. Meet some of Malta’s most dynamic young entrepreneurs.
Manuel Zarb - 14th September 2017
Jobsplus Executive Chairman Clyde Caruana’s comments follow his call for bringing more European workers to Malta.
FROM BUDGET 2018
14th September 2017
Improving the quality of life in Malta, particularly through infrastructure, education and health care, will be prioritised in the upcoming budget, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said.
13th September 2017
Malta was ranked in 25th place on the 2016 Quality of Nationality Index, falling three places since 2015, and eight places since the index started in 2011.
Manuel Zarb - 12th September 2017
Valletta is the most popular city for boutique hotel applications.
11th September 2017
Damac Properties is exploring development options outside of the Gulf, and plans to grow overseas “in the next year or so” in a number of potential European locations, including Malta.
Despite an increase in points, Malta has fallen eight places to 85th out of 92 financial services centres, according to the Z/Yen Global Financial Services Index (GFCI) released today.
Air Malta and Ryanair will be collaborating on sales and commercial initiatives, including selling Air Malta tickets on the Ryanair portal.
FROM LIFE & ART
Rebecca Anastasi - 9th September 2017
The annual operational expenditure of Heritage Malta, the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage, amounts to around €12 million per year.
9th September 2017
Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) President Tony Zahra discusses the immediate and long-term outlook for one of Malta’s most important sectors.
Manuel Zarb - 8th September 2017
Energy and Water Agency CEO Daniel Azzopardi speaks about the Agency’s role within energy policy, how it acts to achieve its goals and the challenges of making Malta’s concerns on policy heard in Brussels.
FROM CHAMBER NEWS
7th September 2017
The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, said that in the current climate of rapid economic expansion, the private sector couldn’t afford bottlenecks that affected its operation, no less during the summer months.
The 2018 Budget will be announced on Monday 9 October, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna has confirmed.
Every new Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) vehicle line launched from 2020 will be electric or hybrid, the company has announced.
Marie-Claire Grima - 6th September 2017
The biggest cyber threat to Maltese businesses is complacency – in other words, the belief that they will never be attacked over the internet, the Malta Police Community Media Relations Unit (CMRU) told this website.
FROM COMMERCIAL NEWS
6th September 2017
A packed hall of business and corporate customers learned about how these changes to the banking landscape are affecting them and the opportunities and risks they present for their companies.
5th September 2017
The Malta Chamber is issuing an expression of interest for businesses wishing to explore possibilities to franchise internationally
Work-related illnesses and injuries cost €476 billion a year in the EU and €2,680 billion a year worldwide, according to new global estimates.
4th September 2017
In its proposals to the Finance Minister as part of the pre-Budget consultation process, the Malta Chamber highlighted the fact that energy prices for medium sized companies in Malta are 42 per cent higher than the EU average, making the price for energy which is being paid by Maltese businesses the highest across Europe.
No other country in Europe is more exposed to cybercrime than Malta is, according to a new study published by Website Builder Expert (WBE).
Ulrik Bengtsson has left his position as President and CEO of Betsson.
Martina Said - 3rd September 2017
Operators in the UK that depend on the ability to passport products and services within the EU are on a deadline to re-locate their business within the stipulated timeframe.
Sarah Micallef - 2nd September 2017
A significant shortage of workers in the construction industry is hindering the sector's potential to grow and meet demands.
Manuel Zarb - 1st September 2017
Parliamentary Secretary for Sports Clifton Grima spoke about the economic impact of the proposed anti-sports corruption law, which could land athletes and officials found guilty of corruption in prison for up to five years.
FROM INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL NEWS
1st September 2017
The inflation rate in the eurozone rose to 1.5 per cent in August, higher than analysts were expecting, according to Eurostat, the European Union's statistics office.
Manuel Zarb - 30th August 2017
It would be better for Malta if the European Central Bank (ECB) were to raise its interest rates from zero per cent, says economist Gordon Cordina.
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