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15 MAY 2002
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By Saviour Balzan

The uncertainty principle

The long knives

Spin on Europe

Search Malta - Gozo and Comino too!

Refalo calls for golf course decision as Sicily plans biggest European funpark
By Kurt SansoneNeighbouring Sicily is expecting an economic boost in the next three years as the construction of a fantasy park larger than Eurodisney gets under way near the sleepy village of Regalbuto in the province of Enna. READ MORE >>

Hint of CIA in MIA failed bid
Why the US embassy raised a few eyebrows
In the government’s latest step in its privatisation drive, controversy has arisen from all the usual quarters – and from some unusual ones as well. READ MORE >>

Doubts cast on fishing conservation zone ‘agreement’
It was leaked in last Saturday’s Times that a basis of agreement was reached over the 25-mile fishing conservation zone but the supposedly good news has been given a lukewarm reception by the fishermen themselves, who claim that the ‘agreement’ is just a proposal. READ MORE >>

MCST – building a hi-tech future for Malta
David Lindsay speaks to Malta Council for Science and Technology CEO Wilfred Kenely on the steps the Council is taking toward a healthy technological future for Malta

Developing a first class information society
Local Councils and Justice Minister Dr Austin Gatt addresses an e-commerce seminar organised by the Institute for the Management of Information Systems. Dr Gatt emphasises on the e-government programme and transforming Malta nation into a technology-friendly nation

CIT tourism on road to recovery
By Miriam Dunn
Although the conference and incentive sector of tourism was hit hardest after the 11 September tragedy, it is also the market that is making the quickest recovery.

Valletta joins top ten cruise bases
For 2002, Valletta has ranked among the top ten base-ports in the whole Mediterranean and Northern European cruise region, according to the results cruise activity report on the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.

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