One of the world’s largest crypto markets, China, declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

September 24, 2021
by Helena Grech

The price of Bitcoin fell by more than $2,000 (€1,707) since the announcement was made

‘Pulling the plug on consumer frustration’: EU Commission legislates for common charger

September 23, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Most portable electronic devices will be required to use a USB-C port

UK delays Brexit checks on goods imported from the EU till 2022

September 14, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Reciprocal checks have been in place since the start of the year

Texas super-employer offers to relocate staff as corporate backlash to abortion ban grows

September 13, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Several of the state's leading companies have introduced measures to resist the law

UK retakes top spot among Malta International Airport’s largest markets in August

September 10, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The airport handled only half of what it did in the same month pre-pandemic

Malta Chamber calls for Government and Opposition to join forces to push ‘EU Strategic Framework for Islands’

September 10, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The business group characterised Opposition plans for a local fund as 'pain relief', but not a 'cure'

US workers with large employers ordered to get the jab or face weekly testing

September 10, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Federal employees meanwhile face expulsion if they refuse to get vaccinated

Moderna developing single-dose combined COVID & flu booster shot

September 9, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The WHO has called for richer countries with large vaccine supplies to hold off on giving booster doses till 2022

El Salvador endures rocky first day of Bitcoin as legal tender

September 9, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The first day of Bitcoin in the country saw street protests, fluctuating prices and technological problems

EU’s leading banks store €20bn annually in ‘tax havens’ including Malta – analysts

September 6, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The figures lend fuel to calls for action on aggressive tax planning by multinational corporations

China to open new stock exchange in Beijing to serve small and medium-sized businesses

September 3, 2021
by BN Writer

President Xi Jinping made the announcement at the International Fair for Trade in Services

WhatsApp hit with €225 million fine for privacy breaches

September 2, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The fine accuses the app of misrepresenting how it uses people's personal information

‘Are the blinkers finally coming off?’: SEC boss tells EU Parliament crypto could be as disruptive ‘as the internet’

September 2, 2021
by Helena Grech

In a change to how the SEC approaches cryptocurrency and fintech, SEC chairman proposes cooperation

EU meets target of fully vaccinating 70% of adults

August 31, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

However, there remains a significant divergence in vaccine coverage in different member states

Chanel invests in 100,000 sqm of jasmine fields to secure No. 5 perfume supply

August 31, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The company is concerned about disappearing supplies of the essential ingredient