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06 August 2003
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Economic Update

False hope fuels artificial property price hikes
- bank takes cautious approach to real estate bubble
One high level banker speaking to this newspaper sees Malta’s property market as one big bubble with prices shooting up artificially in the hope that Europeans will descend en masse to scoop up Maltese properties regardless of the asking price. READ MORE >>

Malta stricken from Kimberley Process list
By David Lindsay
Any company or individual importing rough diamonds to Malta should expect to find it increasingly difficult to get their hands on the small but extremely lucrative commodity in the near future, as a result of Malta being stricken from the Kimberley Process’s list of participating countries. READ MORE >>

PM laughs off resignation rumours
By Kurt Sansone
The Prime Minister on Monday dispelled rumours about his supposed resignation, insisting that he intended to continue serving the country. READ MORE >>

Addressing occupational health and safety in a changing legal scenario
Occupational health and safety standards in Malta have been elevated to a new level thanks to the new legislative framework passed some six months ago. But many companies in Malta are still unaware of their responsibilities and obligations in the sphere, which are many times regarded as little more than a nuisance by employers and workers alike. DAVID LINDSAY meets International Safety Training Centre Managing Director David Ghersci – a long-time veteran in the field who welcomes Malta’s new face of OHS with open arms.

The first lustrum of the ECB
European Central Bank President Dr Willem F. Duisenberg addresses the recent International Frankfurt Banking Evening. In his speech, Duisenberg puts the ECB’s monetary policy-making in perspective and speaks of the future of the ECB, its future institutional status and the relevance of the Bank in the Convention on the Future of Europe


MEA – burden of proof on employer ‘unfair’

Cruise passenger arrivals down by 17 per cent in June

Alfred Mifsud says Labour is in state of denial

FOI meets MLP spokesperson for EU Affairs












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