The borders prevent the poor from entering inside, not from the rich to go out.
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  • Editorial: Malta is the only EU country not in the anti-Isis coalition

    A full, three-hour long debate in the House on Thursday about the Budget vote for the Foreign Ministry did not tackle, except fleetingly, the elephant in the Chamber: Malta is the only EU country not in the anti-Isis coalition.According to the US State Department, the participants in the coalition are ...

  • Value of EU data market set to double to €111bn by 2020

    The value of the data market in the EU today is €50bn, but by 2020 it will rise to €111bn, European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip told The Malta Independent on Sunday during an interview.Commissioner Ansip, who holds overarching responsibility for the implementation of the Digital Single Market, declared himself ...

  • National team kick off campaign in Andorra

    The Maltese national team face Andorra in an international match in La Vella this evening (kick-off: 18.00), as they start their commitments in a revamped European Championship. This will be the first outing for Damien Neill’s men in the qualifying phase of the tournament following the introduction of a new format ...

  • La Finlande à la conquête du marché africain

    L ’intérêt finlandais pour le marché africain de l’énergie, précisément les énergies renouvelables (ENR), est de plus en plus apparent. Dix jours après la tenue du forum Africa Energy  (du 19 au 23 septembre dernier) à Helsinki, une rencontre à laquelle a pris part l’Algérie avec une importante délégation du ...

  • Motherwell Bridge acquires Morocco-based engineering company Techniplus

    Motherwell Bridge Industries, the engineering division of Hili Ventures, has acquired Techniplus, a multi-disciplined engineering firm in Morocco, from its long-standing partner Konecranes of Finland. Techniplus maintains and services port cargo handling equipment. Its major customers include the operators of Morocco’s largest ports at Casablanca, Tangier, Agadir and Jorf Lasfar, manufacturers, ...

  • Motherwell Bridge Industries acquires Morocco-based engineering company Techniplus

    Motherwell Bridge Industries, the engineering division of Hili Ventures, has acquired Techniplus, amulti-disciplined engineering firm in Morocco, from its long-standing partner Konecranes of Finland.Techniplus is engaged in the maintenance and servicing of port cargo handling equipment. Its major customers include the operators of Morocco’s largest ports at Casablanca, Tangier, Agadir ...

  • Nations condemn use of cluster bombs in Syria

    Source: Human Rights Watch Country: Syrian Arab RepublicAt Geneva meeting first responders, local activists and journalists reported at least eight cluster munition attacks in Syria, some of which, they said, killed and injured civilians, including children.Deadly Attacks in Syria as Treaty Members Meet (Geneva, September 8, 2016) – Nations attending the annual ...

  • Perú sube posiciones en el Índice de Progreso Social Mundial

    De acuerdo al ranking elaborado por Centrum Católica y el Social Progress Imperative, Perú se ubicó en el puesto 49 de 133 países en el Índice de Progreso Social Mundial 2016; lo que representa una mejora de seis posiciones respecto al año pasado. PUEDES LEER: Economía peruana creció 4.88% en mayo, según ...

  • In Finlandia si lavorerà di più per avere lo stesso stipendio.

    In Finlandia si lavorerà di più per avere lo stesso stipendio. È il risultato di un accordo firmato il 14 giugno dal governo di centrodestra guidato da Juha Sipilä e i sindacati. L’obiettivo dell’accordo, che è stato negoziato per un anno, è rendere l’economia più competitiva per riprendersi dalla crisi. ...

  • UNHCR report sees 2017 resettlement needs at 1.19 million

    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Burundi, Canada, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United ...

  • Life in the fast lane

    ON THE face of it business executives and Formula One drivers have nothing in common, other than the fact that they do their jobs sitting down. Racing drivers hurtle round a track, touching speeds of 350km an hour. Office-bound managers may occasionally wheel their chairs from one side of their ...

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    Fixit, la crisi spinge Helsinki fuori dall’Unione Europea?

    Nel dibattito politico internazionale - ormai da qualche tempo - si è ritagliato uno spazio sempre maggiore il tema della Brexit, l’eventuale uscita della Gran Bretagna dall’Unione Europea ed il verdetto definitivo è sempre più vicino con il popolo britannico convocato alle urne per il prossimo 23 giugno. A dir la ...