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Malta : Bond Issuer Rankings – Edward Rizzo

All bond issuers on the Regulated Main Market and the companies that act as guarantors to several of the issuers have now published their annual … Read more

IoScoot celebrates a year of growth

IoScoot is celebrating its first anniversary. It’s been one year since the electric motorbike-sharing service was launched in Malta in 2018, introducing an innovative mobility … Read more

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns

The chief executive of Cathay Pacific, Rupert Hogg, has resigned in the wake of the protests in Hong Kong.

Paul Loo is also leaving as … Read more

Midday Dispatch – Corporate and Financial News

Fears over a global economic downturn were intensified by disappointing data from China and Germany, sending bond yields tumbling to new lows and weighing on … Read more

Talks to avert Ryanair’s Irish pilots strike

Ryanair’s directly employed pilots in Ireland agreed to attend mediated talks starting on Wednesday to avert a strike their trade union said would go ahead … Read more

Midday Dispatch – Corporate and Financial News

Argentina’s peso lost 14 percent of its value against the dollar when exchange markets opened on Monday after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat … Read more

Daily NewsFeed

European Commission says Open Arms situation untenable

Open Arms remains close to the Italian island of Lampedusa, but the future of 134 migrants aboard remains unclear. Only a handful of people could … Read more

IoScoot celebrates a year of growth

IoScoot is celebrating its first anniversary. It’s been one year since the electric motorbike-sharing service was launched in Malta in 2018, introducing an innovative mobility … Read more

Libya reopens Sebha airport closed since 2014

Libya reopened on Friday its airport in the main southern city of Sebha which had been closed since January 2014 due to security problems.

Witnesses … Read more

Towards environmental protection as a human right through new UN agreement

The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights … Read more

US issues warrant for Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar

The US Justice Department has issued a federal warrant for the seizure of Grace 1, the Iranian oil tanker that was detained in Gibraltar. The … Read more

Greenland informs Trump: ‘We’re not for sale’

The government of Greenland says its territory is not for sale following reports that US President Donald Trump was looking into purchasing the massive, ice-covered … Read more

Italian cycling legend Felice Gimondi dies at the age of 76

 

Italian cycling legend Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76.… Read more

Computer outage causes delays at several US airports

Travellers have been delayed at several major US airports due to a technical issue affecting customs checks.

US authorities said computers are coming slowly back … Read more

Peter Fonda, star of Easy Rider, dies aged 79

Peter Fonda, the star, co-writer and producer of the 1969 cult classic Easy Rider, which just celebrated its 50th anniversary, has died at the age … Read more

Medical coroner confirms ‘suicide’ as cause of Epstein’s death

Jeffrey Epstein’s cause of death has officially been ruled a suicide, the medical examiner has announced.

The Guardian refers to the AP report.

Epstein, 66, … Read more

Ciao Nadia – Le Iene’s last tribute to Nadia Toffa (Video)

The producers of TV show Le Iene, this evening saluted Nadia Toffa, whose funeral was held today.

Toffa can be seen dancing to a sunset….… Read more

Open Arms crew demands urgent evacuation of all persons on board

The crew of the rescue ship Open Arms is requesting the urgent evacuation of all migrants on board, amid reports some had become aggressive or … Read more

Photo Story: Ferragosto in Rome

A backpacker walks in front of the Colosseum in the Italian capital, which is emptying for the summer vacations, in what is known as ‘Ferragosto’, … Read more

Photo Story: Dead whale found on beach in Spain

A handout picture made available by Spain’s Coordinator for the study and protection of marine species (CEPESMA) after a sixteen meters long stranded whale (Balaenoptera … Read more

British PM ‘deeply shocked and appalled’ by murder of police constable

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is ‘deeply shocked and appalled’ by the death of the ‘brave’ officer.

PC Andrew Harper, of Thames Valley … Read more

Indonesia plans to move capital from Jakarta

President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation’s capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the … Read more

Photo Story: Flowertime 2019 in Brussels

A floral structures on display at the City Hall for the floral event ‘Flowertime’ in Brussels, Belgium.

Every other summer, in alternation with the Flower … Read more

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns

The chief executive of Cathay Pacific, Rupert Hogg, has resigned in the wake of the protests in Hong Kong.

Paul Loo is also leaving as … Read more

Rashida Tlaib given go-ahead by Israel to enter the country to visit grandmother

Israel’s interior minister has reportedly approved a request from US Democratic lawmaker Rashida Tlaib, to visit Israel just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced … Read more

Photo Story: Protests in Zimbabwe

A man runs away from a member Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) during clashes in Harare during the Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance Peace March. The anti-government … Read more

Four people disembark from the Open Arms in Lampedusa

Four migrants from the ship of the Spanish Open Arms NGO disembark for medical treatment, in the port of Lampedusa, Italy. Nine others on board … Read more

Banner urging peace unfurled on Hong Kong skyscraper, calls for boycott of Disney’s ‘Mulan’

A French climber known as “Spiderman” has scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper and put up a banner urging peace in the city rocked by political … Read more

Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission, emphasizes need to fix root cause of migration

Several months after the EU’s migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed … Read more

GRTU deputy president Philip Fenech says that Airbnb has become an intrinsic part of Malta’s tourism sector – The Headlines: The Malta Independent 

The Malta Independent quotes Archbishop Charles Scicluna who, during the Santa Marija mass in Mosta on Thursday, prayed for the migrants stranded at sea waiting … Read more

Man rescued from a rubber boat by the Armed Forces on Monday recounts his journey – The Headlines: The Times

The Times publishes an interview with a man rescued from a rubber boat by the Armed Forces on Monday. Mohammed Adam Oga, from Ethiopia, said … Read more

‘Worrying conditions’ are effecting patients as well as staff at Mount Carmel hospital – The Headlines: In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon speaks to an unnamed health professional who says that the situation at Mount Carmel hospital is being ignored by the government. The source says … Read more

Industrial relations between HSBC employees and the bank is in a critical situation – The Headlines: L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont carries a story about a 28-year-old woman from the Ivory Coast stranded on the Ocean Viking rescue ship. The mother of six says she … Read more