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MALTA’S FAILINGS ON MONEY LAUNDERING UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT

The murder of graft-busting journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta on October 16 focused the world’s attention on the tiny Mediterranean tax haven and its failure to combat money laundering and corruption. 

But even before the murder, Malta was under fire for its shortcomings in tackling money laundering.…

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CROATIA ENDS THE BALKAN TRADE DISPUTE BY DROPPING IMPORT FEES

Croatia has reversed a decision to raise import fees on food imports charged at its borders with its non-European Union (EU) Balkan countries Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina, as well as on trades from Macedonia, another ex-Yugoslav state. The Croatian ministry of agriculture today (Aug 10) announced that “from Friday [August 11] onwards the border controls would be fully normalised”.…

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DG SAYS OLAF WILL RETAIN VITAL ANTI-FRAUD ROLE ONCE EUROPEAN PUBLIC PROSECUTOR IS LAUNCHES

THE OUTGOING director general of the European Union (EU) anti-fraud office OLAF has stressed how his agency will continue to proactively fight fraud once the new European Public Prosecutors Office (EPPO) is established.

Giovanni Kessler, writing in the last OLAF annual report in his seven-year mandate, has stressed that his agency’s role will be important, now that just 20 out of 28 EU member states have decided to work with the EPPO.…

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SERBIA’S NIKOLA TESLA AIRPORT BOOSTS SECURITY AS IT AIMS TO BECOME A HUB

 

SERBIA’S Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport handled its first direct flight to New York, USA, last June (2016) and thus grabbed an extraordinary opportunity to start re-positioning itself as a south-east Europe hub offering flight connections.

Domestic airline Air Serbia has been successfully operating this route to John F Kennedy International Airport, but the preparations at the Nikola Tesla for handling transatlantic flights was not smooth at all.…

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LIQUEFIED AND COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS A LONG-TERM WINNER IN THE ENERGY MIX

Natural gas, including its liquefied form LNG, can be the long-term growth story among fossil fuels but needs to withstand stiff challenges

The naming ceremony in February 2017 for offshore facilities for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas project in Australia was another milestone in the huge wave of investment in LNG production capacity globally in recent years.…

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GLOBAL OLIVE OIL SECTOR BECOMES MORE DIVERSE AS EMERGING COUNTRY PRODUCERS DEVELOP OUTPUT

THE OLIVE oil industry has traditionally been dominated by some key major European players, notably Spain, Italy and Greece, but with global consumption rising, production is emerging in countries which have previously relied on imports.

International Oil Council statistics show how new production centres are being created.…

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EASTERN EUROPE’S SLOW BUT STEADY GROWTH A WORLD AWAY FROM POST-COMMUNIST GROWTH HEYDAY

MANY personal care product markets in eastern and central Europe are growing slowly, with incremental growth being tapped especially by major international brands who have squeezed out local players with their solid pricing and reliable quality.

But with natural cosmetics rising in popularity, there is still space for innovative smaller players with sufficient local roots and knowhow to appeal to consumers in what remains an extremely diverse region in terms of culture and consumer habits.…

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EASTERN EUROPE’S SLOW BUT STEADY GROWTH A WORLD AWAY FROM POST-COMMUNIST GROWTH HEYDAY

MANY personal care product markets in eastern and central Europe are growing slowly, with incremental growth being tapped especially by major international brands who have squeezed out local players with their solid pricing and reliable quality.

But with natural cosmetics rising in popularity, there is still space for innovative smaller players with sufficient local roots and knowhow to appeal to consumers in what remains an extremely diverse region in terms of culture and consumer habits.…

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CROATIA FACES ECJ CASE OVER EUROCONTROL CONVENTION FAILURES

THE EUROPEAN Commission is taking Croatia to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failing to ratify the European Union’s (EU) membership of ATC organisation Eurocontrol. The EU Council of Ministers decided the EU should become a member (alongside national governments) in 2004, because of the importance of Eurocontrol to EU aviation policies, notably the European Single Sky.…

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DUBAI FLIGHT CRASHES, BURNS – EVERYONE SAFE

MAJOR delays are expected at Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after an Emirates airline plane crash-landed and burst into flames on a runway at Dubai International Airport just after 12:45pm local time today (August 3). Flight EK521 was arriving from Trivandrum International Airport, Thiruvananthapuram, India.…

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