Malta

Cyberattacks and crypto concerns pose challenges for Malta’s tech future

Less than a week before the February cyber-attack that crippled Malta’s Bank of Valletta (BOV), the nation’s largest bank, the…

Analysis: This Year’s European Parliament Elections Can Reshape The EU

The European Parliament is holding elections in May. However, the normally staid procedure is of outsized importance this year, in…

Malta’s Economic Boom And The Resulting Influx of Foreign Workers is Creating a Housing Shortage

Malta has continued to show its economic strength, as real GDP grew by 7.5% during the third quarter of 2018,…

Analysis: What Happened At the 5th South EU Summit and Why Does It Matter? (Part I)

The regional gathering, that was launched in Athens in September, 2016, has developed into a perennial meeting amongst Southern European…

Pipeline or Lifeline? Malta’s “Gas Isolation” to End With a 159 km Pipeline to Italy

Malta’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced at the Organization for Security and Co-operation, in Europe’s 2018 Mediterranean Conference, that the…

EU Equal Pay Day Shines Light on Region’s Gender Pay Gap

With 16% of the working year left, November 3rd symbolizes the day when women in the EU stop earning money…

Closing the Gender Gap on Entrepreneurship in Europe

A 2014 study from the European Commission (EC) found that there were around 10.3 million female entrepreneurs working throughout the…

Malta Leads Europe – and the World – in Gay Rights

It may be surprising to some to learn that a small island nation in the central Mediterranean is the best…

Startling IPCC Report Projections Spur EU Environmental Ministers into Action

EU environment ministers met last week to discuss and upgrade a variety of climate goals – just one day after…

Malta is Eurozone’s Fastest Growing Economy During the First Half of 2018

The Eurozone’s smallest Member State was its fastest growing economy during the first six months of 2018. At over 5…
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