Last Updated 31 | 07 | 2014 at 16:20

Business & Technology

A recent study on the reliance of European countries on technology proved that Spain was the most tech-addicted and that most Spaniards use devices almost 9 hours a day outside of work. The...Read More >>

  • The US economy grows at a surprising 4 percent

    Date: Thu, 31/07/2014 - 12:30

    US Gross domestic product surprised on the upside as it rose at a 4 percent annualized rate after a disappointing 2.1 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Economists were expecting growth at around 3 percent. The reactions from the US stock market was subdued as...
  • Mars: ‘Opportunity’ Surpasses 25 miles; The Record Now Belongs To Her

    Date: Wed, 30/07/2014 - 10:51

    The former record of a vehicle to have traveled the surface of another planet was held by the Soviet probe ‘Lunokhod 2’ in 1973. On July 27, NASA's rover ‘Opportunity’ has reached 25.01 miles from when it arrived on the surface of the Red Planet on January 25 of the...
  • European Indices Rise Despite Sanctions

    Date: Wed, 30/07/2014 - 09:37

  • FCM Bank Rewards 1,000th Account Holder

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 16:23

    FCM Bank has proudly reached 1,000 accounts since the start of its operations. John Mallia, who is FCM Bank’s 1,000th account holder, together with his wife Carmela, were invited to the Bank’s offices in St Julian’s to be presented with a gift by Chief Operating...
  • Banif Bank keeps Manchester United fans happy

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:15

    Numerous avid Red Devil fans have tried their luck with two trivia competitions on Banif’s Manchester United Red Arena Facebook page – a page that since its set up has attracted a veritable community of club aficionados who want to keep in touch with Manchester United...
  • MP Jose Herrerra - “Malta proud to host EXANTE”

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:09

    Born from necessity, EXANTE has definitely brought innovation and sophistication to Malta’s funds industry. The Portomaso-based integrated brokerage and fund platform company held its first high profile business breakfast at Villa Arrigo, last Friday. The event which...
  • Airmalta staff donate €930 to Malta Hospice’s Sunflower Campaign

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 13:58

    Air Malta employees raised €930 for Malta Hospice’s Sunflower ‘Growing Kit’ campaign, which seeks to encourage schoolchildren to grow their own sunflowers. The sunflower campaign forms part of the Crossover project in which Air Malta was one of the five contributing...
  • Digital Malta Yearly Consultation Workshops

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 12:52

    In a consultation workshop attended by stakeholders from Government, Business and Citizens, Digital Malta representatives provided an overview of the various initiatives being undertaken whilst also allowing participants to provide suggestions and ideas on specific ICT...
  • Geopolitical tensions continue to grapple markets

    Date: Tue, 29/07/2014 - 09:42

    Geopolitical tensions continue to grapple markets and dominated most of the activity and direction last week. Investor sentiment remained subdued on the back of the danger of further escalation in the Gaza Strip and Ukraine while the EU and America considered sanctions...
  • MBB project shortlisted for European award

    Date: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 13:26

     The Malta Business Bureau’s EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project has been shortlisted for this year’s European Enterprises Promotion Award. This is only the second time that a Maltese project has been shortlisted since the start of this EU initiative nearly ten years...