• Amman to buy 100 Turkish buses

    Koç Holding’s Otokar has won a tender to supply 100 inner-city buses to Jordan’s Amman municipality shortly after it won a similar bid in Romania’s Bucharest, according to the company’s own reports.

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    Come aprire una società in Romania

    L’Italia rappresenta il principale Paese investitore in Romania, per numero di aziende registrate, da oltre 10 anni. I settori in cui poter incrementare la presenza imprenditoriale italiana sono in aumento anche grazie alle opportunità offerte da fondi europei, programmi di privatizzazione, dall’ammodernamento della rete infrastrutturale e dei trasporti e dalle ...

  • Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action

    Source: Caribbean Community Secretariat, UN Development Programme Country: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico (The United States of America), Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin (France), Sint Maarten (The Netherlands), Turks and Caicos IslandsOver US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans ...

  • Despite progress, 180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents

    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: WorldAccording to UNICEF, these children in 37 countries are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school, or be killed by violent death than children in those countries 20 years ago. Despite progress, 180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents – UNICEF ...

  • Women athletes featured 10 times less than men on sports sites

    Men feature as much as 10 times more than their female peers in sports media coverage, according to the preliminary findings of a European project. Spread over two years until the end of next year, Women in Sports aims to increase awareness about insufficient and inappropriate coverage of women’s sport and ...

  • Can you imagine having a prostitute at school on career day?

    The European Women’s Lobby is the largest women’s umbrella organisation of women’s organisations in the EU.  The European Women’s lobby has a clear position on prostitution, she said. “When speaking about prostitution we must firstly speak about violence against women. We have to discuss whether there is really free choice ...

  • Juncker calls for ‘full transparency’ when non-EU businesses buy European assets

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today described the need for “full transparency” when foreign public businesses, coming from outside the EU, purchase European ports, businesses, assets in energy sector and technology.Giving is state of the European Union address in Strasbourg, Juncker said that full transparency is essential for the common ...

  • FIRST: Freedom of Speech... The Battle that shaped an Entire Maltese generation

    Freedom of speech is the privilege of the dead. At least according to Mark Twain who in his acidic 1905 essay, 'The Privilege of the Grave', concluded bitterly that "murder is sometimes punished, free speech always."More than two hundred years have passed and our chests inflate with the assurance that ...

  • Malta listed as one of 20 EU countries where risk of modern slavery is rising

    A report on modern slavery published last Thursday has listed Malta as one of the 20 countries within the European Union were the risk of modern slavery has risen over the last year, seeing an accumulated rise in modern slavery throughout Europe. The report, titled ‘Modern Slavery Index 2017’ is ...

  • No contaminated eggs in Malta – Ministry for Health

    No contaminated eggs have been imported to Malta, a spokesperson for the Ministry for Health has told The Malta Independent on Sunday. The EU Commission had confirmed that 15 EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil“The Environmental Health Directorate are ...

  • EU: 15 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal

    EU officials say 15 countries including Hong Kong have reported receiving contaminated eggs or egg products in a growing food scandal.Several producers in the Netherlands and Belgium are under investigation after eggs were found to have been treated with a product containing pesticide Fipronil.EU trade and agriculture spokesman Daniel Rosario ...

  • Hungary's Prime Minister says EU seeks to 'Muslimize' Europe

    European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros are seeking a "new, mixed, Muslimized Europe," Hungary's anti-migration prime minister said Saturday.Prime Minister Viktor Orban said during a visit to Romania that Hungary's border fences, supported by other Central European countries, will block the EU-Soros effort to increase Muslim migration into ...