15 AUGUST 2001
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Why the Commissioner of Police should temporarily withdraw from his post

The pluses in privatisation

The boom and doom in the tech market

Search Malta - Gozo and Comino too!


Government strategy for human resources
Social Policy Minister Lawrence Gonzi details the government's strategy for developing the human resources profession across the islands.

IMF, S&P in mutual agreement – Malta outlook positive

Last week The Malta Financial and Business Times brought its readers the details of the International Monetary Fund's latest report on the Maltese economy.

Following is the second and final part of the series, in which we look at the Chamber of Commerce's cautionary statement on such positive reports and the findings recently released by international rating agency Standard & Poor's



Ernst & Young is one of the big five accounting firms in the world and has been present in Malta for the past year. David Lindsay speaks to E&Y's Mario Galea to discover what it takes to become a big five member firm, the emphasis of IT and employing the right people and on the changing face of business in Malta.

Photo Pippa Zammit Cutajar

High-tech future for lotteries
By Kurt Sansone

The lotto department may be in for a high-tech future if the foreign companies involved in the three consortia that submitted their bid for the privatisation of the Public Lotto Department, are anything to go by.

Police Commissioner says no to resignation query
By Kurt Sansone

Police Commissioner George Grech, the centre of a magisterial inquiry investigating allegations of sexual harassment made by a former female university student, insisted that he is innocent and will not resign his post pending the outcome of the inquiry

UHM proposals brushed aside
By Daniela Farrugia Randon

"Though the union made very reasonable claims they were not accepted by government." Mario Sacco, Secretary of the Union Haddiema Maghqudin told The Malta Financial and Business Times yesterday.

In the NEWS

Libyan takeover will mean 550 jobs at Price Club

Initiatives to improve state of Paceville

Lm3.7 million Eden project contract for Mekanika

Local sponsorship feedback positive - F3's Damien Digby

Money market report 6-10 August


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