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13 FEBRUARY 2002
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MSE EQUITIES Vassallo urges doing away with bad practices
By Miriam Dunn
The only way to avert unemployment is to ensure sustainability in business ideas and do away with work practices that go against this principle.This was the comment of Parliamentary Secretary in the Economic Services Ministry Edwin Vassallo when asked to comment on the shockwaves going through the economy following the news that Farsons is to downsize its fast food outlet franchises. READ MORE >>

German MP’s meet senior politicians
Finance Minister John Dalli said that Malta faces a financial burden to bring its environment in order but admitted that an amount of cost sharing with the consumer would have to be done.
Mr Dalli was answering questions put to him by the members of the Finance Committee of the German Bundestag who are in Malta on a familiarisation visit. READ MORE >>

Symptoms of a cash-flow crisis
By Kurt Sansone
In what is visibly a symptom of the liquidity problem facing the country, Gasan motors has informed its customers that the company will levy a charge of Lm5.00 if client cheques are not honoured by the banks. READ MORE >>
Christopher Pace
A merger of global proportions
David Lindsay speaks to Globe founder and Chairman Christopher Pace about the company’s intention to merge with the Maltese operations of British American Insurance. Mr Pace provides details of the merger, which is significant in that it is to effectively merge two companies within the financial services sector.

The sympathy strike in context
Isabelle Calleja of the University of Malta’s Department of International Relations speaks on the flammable subject of the sympathy strike, and puts the heated local debate into an international context

MIC opens an Information Office in Gozo
Regional expansion for Maltapost plc
Tourist arrivals dropped but British market healthy

Corinthia Finance slides down in 2001
FOI and Go Mobile in sponsorship deal
Special measures requested by Malta for rural development
Campus FM hosts PA Structure Plan series


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