• GO improves revenues and profitability during first six months of the year

    GO plc has announced improved results for the six month period to 30 June 2017, with growth in revenues and profitability as well as robust cash generation, the company said in a statement.Operating profit increased by 18.8 per cent to €14.6 million (2016: €12.3 million) whilst, during the same period, ...

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    Expatriamo a Cipro: l'isola più grande del Mediterraneo

    La Repubblica di Cipro è l’isola più grande del Mediterraneo orientale, ha poco meno di un milione di abitanti ed è il terzo paese più piccolo dell’Unione Europea dopo Malta e Lussemburgo. Nonostante sia considerata nella sua interezza territorio dell'UE (dal 2004), l’isola di fatto è divisa in due parti, ...

  • Dacoutros family donate over 50 artefacts to the Malta Maritime Museum

    John Dacoutros has presented a substantial number of artefacts from his personal collection of the Dacoutros family to the Malta Maritime Museum.The donation contains over 50 artefacts pertaining to the wine trade and shipping in Malta in the early 20th century. The donation includes various wooden barrels, copper lanterns, and ...

  • Facing up to competitive pressures - interview with GO CEO

    On 01 June, GO appointed Attila Keszeg, a Hungarian, as Chief Executive Officer. He has had a dynamic high profile career; prior to this appointment, he was Senior Vice President Commercial at Deutsche Telekom AG, responsible for the overall business to consumer activities in 12 countries. His experience also includes ...

  • Another last chance in Cyprus

    The Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders, along with foreign ministers of the three guarantor states Turkey, Greece and Britain, came together for open-ended discussions on the future of Cyprus in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana on June 28

  • Greece, Greek Cyprus dreaming: Turkish FM

    The Greek Cypriot and Greek sides are “dreaming” when they push for lifting all guarantees. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said yesterday, when he was speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the talks in the Swiss Alpine resort of Crans-Montana

  • Angela Merkel sounds warning that UK may copy Malta’s low-tax model

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week sounded an alarm that the UK may end up copying Malta's low tax rate model when it exits the European Union.Addressing a meeting with non-governmental organisations in Hamburg this week, before she hosts a G20 summit in the city next month, she said: "I ...

  • Maltese Presidency adopts Council conclusions on EU priorities on health

    EU Health Ministers adopted Council conclusions on EU priorities to tackle childhood overweight and obesity, and voluntary co-operation between health systems. The adoption took place today during the Council for Health Ministers, (EPSCO) in Luxembourg, chaired by the Maltese Health Minister and President of the Council Chris Fearne.The Council adopted ...

  • Malta’s GDP per capita at 95% of EU average

    When Malta accessed the EU in 2004, its GDP per capita was somewhere around 65% of the EU’s average. Since then, other, and poorer, nations have joined and Malta’s GDP has improved. According to a Eurostat release this week, it is now at 95% of the EU average, beaten by ...

  • Denktaş University controversy in northern Cyprus

    Could anyone imagine, let’s say 10 years ago, that the majority partner in the Turkish Cypriot ruling coalition, the National Unity Party (UBP), would be plunged into serious internal strife because Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün agreed to lease 200 acres of land in Nicosia for the establishment of a “Rauf ...