As shoppers pay more for anything from coffee to ketchup, some retailers have started to cut or cap the price of hundreds of products as they compete for customers and set themselves up to do battle in negotiations with major packaged food makers. Eurostat said on Friday that eurozone inflation for food, alcohol and tobacco […]


Starting this Monday, May 2, the monthlong daylight fast of Ramadan will be celebrated with the three-day Eid al-Fitr, which in Turkish is colloquially referred to as Şeker Bayram, or the holiday of sweets The three-day religious celebration of Ramadan Bayram – also known as Şeker Bayram – which begins on Monday, May 2, and […]


A new musical about the life of the great Italian master Michelangelo Merisi di Caravaggio plans to open in the Mediterranean Conference Centre in September, making it the venue’s first in-house production. Caravaggio The Musical, which has been in the works for two and a half years, will tell the story of the artist at […]


‘Retirement planning can be a cause of anxiety due to people not knowing how much money they will need to maintain their standard of life during their retirement years, and not knowing how to secure that income.’ This was stated by Sandra Magro, Manager at BOV’s Investments Centre during a seminar organised entitled ‘Encouraging Motivation […]


Catering establishments and Hoteliers are being invited to an information session being organised by BCRS Malta Ltd, the operator of Malta’s Beverage Container Refund Scheme, in collaboration with Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA), and with the participation of the Scheme regulator, Circular Economy Malta. With only a few weeks until the launch of the […]


31 local restaurants have been recognized by the Michelin Guide, which annually recognizes the quality and culinary skills of the best restaurants in the world. For the year of 2022, five restaurants in the Maltese Islands have earned the prestigious title of “One-MICHELIN Star Status.” ‘Under Grain’, ‘Noni’, ‘ION-The Harbor’, ‘De Mondion’ and ‘Bahia’ were […]

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