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ETS aviation: Council and Parliament strike provisional deal to reduce flight emissions

The Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional political agreement on the revision of the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) rules applying to the aviation sector. The agreement ensures that aviation contributes to the EU’s emission reduction objectives under the Paris Agreement. According to the agreement, the EU ETS will apply for intra-European […]

Brussels│Commission acts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector to the benefit of all players

Today, the Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation to enhance transparency in the field of short-term accommodation rentals and help public authorities ensure their balanced development as part of a sustainable tourism sector. While short-term accommodation bookings offer benefits for hosts and tourists, they can create concerns for certain local communities struggling, for instance, […]


Michelle Oliver

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MHRA: Valletta is becoming too loud, not fitting as a high end destination

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) refers to misleading and inaccurate comments recently made by Valletta Mayor Alfred Zammit in the media about the impact of late night music in Valletta. Whereas MHRA supports the concept of having commercial activity in Valletta, the way it is currently being carried out is causing a lot […]

BOV launches first start-to-finish online home loans solution in Malta

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 […]


John Laughlan

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Kenny Hodgins

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