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26 FEBRUARY 2003
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Agreement reached by Government and GWU on Lm2.50 weekly increase

By Matthew Vella
General Workers Union officials have told The Malta Financial and Business Times the agreement between Government and the Union had been reached upon an acceptance of approximately Lm2.50 a week. READ MORE >>

Talk of war hounds tourism

By Kurt Sansone
No missiles have been fired yet but the mere talk of war on Iraq has already left its toll on tourism and a number of incoming groups from the US, Canada and Japan have either cancelled or arrived in smaller numbers according to Tourism Minister Michael Refalo. READ MORE >>

John Dalli announces Budget 2003 measures on VAT administration
Finance Minister John Dalli yesterday announced the implementation of new measures towards a more efficient administration of VAT. The new measures are the crystallisation of Budget 2003’s plan to reform the VAT system in favour of small entrepreneurs and self-employed. READ MORE >>

The partnership option for industry explained
Dr John Attard Montalto
– lawyer, politician, former Minister for Industry - is also religious, loves listening to classical music, wrote a book called ‘The nobles of Malta,’ which was awarded the Malta Literary Prize for 1981, has visited more than 100 countries and is a baron, although he prefers not to use the title. JULIAN MANDUCA caught up with him in his office in Valletta

Malta’s attractions as an investment destination
Prime Minister Eddie Fenech Adami addresses last week’s trade and investment event held at the Malta High Commission in London. While citing a number of success stories in the area, Fenech Adami discusses Malta attractions as an investment location for UK and EU citizens and government policies designed to boost the crucial economic sector


Investment, FDI to benefit from membership

Referendum footsie, Sant can play it good

HSBC, BoV refute Sant’s warning





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