Sunday Circle
Issue No. 180
11 - 17 April 2001
.Simon Busuttil
in the news again this time interviewed by Nadine Brincat

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The liquidity crisis

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The economy as viewed by the Central Bank

Boosting trade with Tunisia
Prime Minister Eddie Fenech Adami highlights the development of further economic ties with Tunisia, addressing the launch of Partnership Day, which took place during the Tunisian Prime Minister's visit to Malta


Foreign investment accounts for 53% of MDC projects
Foreign direct investment accounted for more than half of the new projects approved by the Malta Development Corporation (MDC), last year, according to the MDC

Cowboy tourist guides irk 'bona fide' operators
'Bona fide' tourist guides are up in arms over the blatant way in which their cowboy counterparts are stealing their work, while the authorities are apparently closing their eyes

Corinthia's preliminary statement
Corinthia Finance plc, a subsidiary of the Corinthia Group of Companies, has issued its preliminary financial for last year – a period ranging from 9 September 1999 to 31 December 2000.

Mediterranean Conference Centre registers another busy year

The Mediterranean Conference Centre, with its special features, is truly unique. Away from the cluttered environment of high-rise meeting places and far from the din of endless traffic jams, the MCC has all the benefits of ultra modern technology set in an oasis of historical tranquillity

Melita Cable customer service department handles record 51,000 calls
The month of March definitely did NOT provide any sort of spring-break for the Customer Care Representatives (CCRs) at Melita Cable plc

Manufacturing investments more than double last year
According to statistics released by the National Office of Statistics, total investment in manufacturing more than doubled last year, with Lm74.8 million being pumped into the industry. This compares with last year's Lm35.1 million

EU divided on Erika II package

The 15 European Union member states were divided late last week over a series of proposals by the European Commission designed to improve maritime safety in Europe

Maltese crafts industry endangered
The plight of Maltese handicrafts appears as though it is has been overlooked by the authorities, what with their lackadaisical approach toward upgrading the Ta Qali Crafts Village

Charitable music marathon kicks off next week
16 April will feature the Go Mobile Live Music Marathon at BJ's, set to run for 100 hours, but expected to be extended if donations keep coming in, as has become the custom for the annual event

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