• UK’s longest serving monarch and her beloved island State

    November 26, 2015 // Business News

    As Queen Elizabeth starts her three-day state visit to Malta today, which could possibly be her last, the Times of Malta is publishing more recollections of her previous visits to Malta submitted by our readers. Keith Micallef also reports on the story of twin sisters Edith and Elizabeth, who featured on a British Pathé newsreel 66 years ago.

  • Public talk to ask: ‘does social media control our lives?’

    November 17, 2015 // Business News

    Social media and its impact on our lives will be debated in a public talk on Thursday. Two social media academics will be giving a talk titled 'Does Social Media Control Our Lives

  • Malta economy is ‘growing strongly’ – IMF report

    November 16, 2015 // Business News

    Malta's economy is growing strongly, helped by policy initiatives, but high growth cannot be taken for granted, an International Monetary Fund report said today.

  • EU expects Malta economic growth to moderate but remain above long-term average

    November 05, 2015 // Business News

    The European Commission said today that exceptional investment in 2015 is expected to lead to a peak in Malta’s GDP growth, which will then moderate but remain above its long-term average. Public finances are expected to benefit from the favourable macroeconomic conditions and unemployment is expected to stay at low levels. Inflation is expected to pick up.

  • Europe and Africa to clash on readmissions at Valletta migration summit – report

    November 05, 2015 // Business News

    European and African leaders want different things from next week’s migration summit in Malta, as the EU lowers its humanitarian ambitions. The African states will be pushing for more legal migration channels to the EU. But EU negotiators, led by Pierre Vimont, the former head of the EU diplomatic service, are more interested in implementation of existing readmission agreements to help send people back, according to Brussels-based European Voice.