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Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) has become the first local financial institution to offer its customers a “holistic digital journey” when applying for a home loan. While customers may still opt to visit a branch at any point during their home loan application process, the new online home loans solution, accessible through a revamped landing […]

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The menu at The Canteen in southwest England doesn’t just let diners know how much a dish costs. They can also check its carbon footprint. The carrot and beetroot pakoras with yogurt sauce are responsible for just 16 grams of carbon dioxide emissions. The aubergines with a miso and harissa sauce with tabbouleh and Zaatar […]

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Bank of Valletta has built a long-term partnership with the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA). Through this alliance BOV supports MHRA and its members by sharing industry insights, analysing financial instruments and identifying how they can benefit MHRA’s members and their employees. During the latest Quarterly MHRA Seminar, held on 22nd July 2022, Claire […]

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The European Union’s highest court reiterated this month that feta cheese was Greek after it found that Denmark was violating EU law by allowing its dairies to export white cheese as feta. Denmark has allowed local companies to export white cheese products labelled as feta for decades. The decision was a win for Greece, which […]

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The World Health Organization (WHO) stated on Monday that drowning is among the leading causes of death among people aged between 1-24 and the third leading cause of unintentional injury deaths, claiming more than 236,000 lives each year. On World Drowning Prevention Day, the WHO aimed to raise awareness about preventable drownings. “Every year, hundreds […]

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Lebanon’s music festivals made a modest comeback with a performance in the Roman ruins of Baalbek at the weekend, marking the very first show of the country after the financial crisis. Under the title of “Baalbek Nights Return,” conductor Lubnan Baalbaki – whose first name means “Lebanon” and whose last name means “from Baalbek” – […]

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Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) President Tony Zahra on behalf of the Council and members, salutes the memory of trade unionist Tony Zarb.   Accordingly, MHRA remembers Tony Zarb as a pioneer of trade unionism who devoted his whole life and all its energy to the fight for a better world for the working class, […]

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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 […]


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