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19 March 2003
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Economic Update
Property boom fuelled by Alfred Sant’s statements

Alfred Sant’s worries that an EU membership for Malta would catalyse property prices to rise beyond people’s reach seem to have boomeranged, with prices rising beyond the normal expectations of seven per cent a year. READ MORE >>

MIA workers would like to see precautions against SARS

By Matthew Vella
With reports of more than 150 suspected cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the World Health Organisation’s emergency travel warning has been a source of much anxiety with Malta International Airport workers. READ MORE >>

Oil prices plunge to massive lows, Commons debate pulls through

Oil prices have dived to their lowest level in two months after President Bush gave Saddam Hussein and his coterie of generals just 48 hours to leave Iraq. Hussein’s crisp answer has been in the negative, with attack on Iraq now imminent. READ MORE >>

The way forward for industry
Recently elected Federation of Industry President Anton Borg speaks to DAVID LINDSAY about a range of issue affecting Malta’s industrial sector, not least of which is the EU membership question. Borg outlines the direction the FOI is to take this year and explains that Malta’s competitiveness remains at the top of the FOI’s agenda

Tourism’s destination management
Tourism Minister Michael Refalo addresses the WTO Destination Management Task Force Meeting earlier this month. During his address Refalo update the task force on the sustainable development initiative, the creation of a destination network and the challenges that lie ahead


Electric vehicle production to begin in Malta

Election Monitor
Dom Mintoff returns to woo Bormla

Refalo warns of risk to tourism as non-EU member







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