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30 July 2003
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Pensions reforms an exercise in learning – Hans Eichel
By Matthew Vella
Finance and Economic Affairs Minister John Dalli yesterday welcomed German Finance Minister Hans Eichel at Auberge d’Aragon. This is the second stop in the German minister’s three-country tour, in which he has already visited Slovenia and will now proceed to Cyprus. READ MORE >>

Drillable offshore oil prospects to be ready by early 2004
By David Lindsay
Australian petroleum exploration company Pancontinental Oil and Gas expects to have seismic research work gauging Malta’s offshore oil potential completed within a time frame that would allow drillable prospects to be ready by early 2004. READ MORE >>

FIMBank seeks approvals in promising LFC takeover bid
By David Lindsay
Malta-based First International Merchant Bank’s bid to become one of the world’s leading banks in offering trade finance by next year is unquestionably one of, if not the most exciting venture underway by any of the companies listed on the Malta Stock Exchange. READ MORE >>

Saving our precious water
MATTHEW VELLA speaks to Mario Duca, managing director of FM Environmental Malta, which has developed into one of the strongest players in the wastage treatment sector and talks about ways to save the scarcest of resources in Malta – water.

A thriving Maltese biotechnology sector by 2015
Finance and Economic Affairs Minister John Dalli addresses Monday’s ‘Realising a Thriving Maltese Biotechnology Industry by 2015’, which forms part of the eFORSEE Malta Biotechnology Pilot Project. In his speech Minister Dalli outlines government initiatives to spur research and development and the good deal of effort is being channelled to create an environment that is friendlier to high technology ventures – both of which are essential in staffing the promising field..


Enemalta adopts blackout policy despite denials

STMicroelectronics warns of further problems ahead

Economic situation under the magnifying glass

Public finances in "total chaos" – Charles Mangion

Malta becomes first accession country to complete ratification process











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