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23 July 2003
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FIMBank in historic takeover of London Forfaiting
leading global forfaiter’s entire share capital valued at GBP30.9 million
By Matthew Vella
Yesterday morning at 0900hrs an announcement was made on both the Malta Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange of an offer by FIMBank to purchase the entire issued share capital of London Forfaiting company, the leading global forfaiting company. READ MORE >>

Malta’s antiquated tax regimes hit the spotlight, by mistake
By Julian Manduca and David Lindsay
A number of Malta’s various tax regimes hit the international headlines this week after an article in the Financial Times erroneously quoted an antiquated EU report that had listed seven Maltese tax regimes found to be harmful and out of line with those of member states, Malta Financial Services Authority Chairman Professor Joe Bannister told this newspaper yesterday. READ MORE >>

A new future for public transport
By David Lindsay
Speaking in today’s interview Transport and Communications Minister Censu Galea outlines what he calls a general overhaul of the public transport system.READ MORE >>

Overhauling public transport as we know it
Transport Minister Censu Galea speaks to David Lindsay about the recently introduced bus ticketing system and its data collecting function, the future revamping of public transport as we know it and suggested alternatives to buses for transporting the public

Europe’s date with destiny
President Guido de Marco addressed the Wider, deeper stronger, conference on EU enlargement at London’s House opf Commons. Following are extracts from his speech.


Police hunt for illegal immigrants stumbles on nuns’ compassion

EU Council agrees on common conclusions ahead of WTO summit

Baystreet director resigns following conviction

Maltacom – Vodafone Malta Limited come to terms










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