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Global economy: IMF cuts growth forecasts, economy ‘remains sluggish’

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has become less optimistic about global growth, warning that the outlook remains sluggish and there are no clear signs of a turning point. The Washington-based institution forecast...

Clint Camilleri appointed as new Minister for Gozo following Justyne Caruana’s resignation

Clint Camilleri will be appointed as the new Minister for Gozo following Justyne Caruana’s resignation from the role she has occupied since 2017. Anton Refalo will once...

“It is us who will go and meet the businesses, and not the other...

‘‘My main priority as Minister will be that of constantly listening to SMEs’ needs and concerns, thus I welcome the GRTU’s proactive and courageous...

Sajid Javid, UK chancellor’s FT interview creates panic in Brussels

The UK’s pledge to diverge from EU rules after Brexit has provoked alarm in Brussels, with officials warning of an economically damaging split at the end...

Longer Hours at BOV Branches

Bank of Valletta is once again offering its popular longer hours service from 19 of its branches. The aim of this initiative is to accommodate the...

European firms call for tougher EU approach to China

European companies called on European Union policy-makers on Thursday to toughen their approach to China to secure a level playing field for European businesses. BusinessEurope, an organisation grouping...

Total ban for menthol cigarettes from May 2020

Menthol cigarettes will be withdrawn from shelves later this year, with the ban due to come into force from May 2020. The ban stems from new EU Tobacco...

Wuhan Virus: The Superintendence of Public Health issues guidelines

The Superintendence of Public Health is monitoring the situation of the clusters of pneumonia detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and is following the advice of...

Meghan’s father accuses daughter of ‘cheapening’ UK’s royal family

Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, has accused his daughter of “cheapening” the British royal family, in part of an interview released a day after Buckingham Palace said...

Libyan oil exports interrupted, output may be cut by half

Oil shipments were halted from at least three ports in Libya, according to people familiar with the matter, as the National Oil Corp. warned that planned stoppages could cut...

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