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19 May 2004
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Transport Minister replaces Charles Demicoli
Transport Minister Jesmond Mugliett yesterday announced the new board of the Transport Authority, replacing the chairman, Charles Demicoli, with Mark Portelli. READ MORE >>

Government changes tack on Euro adoption
By Kurt Sansone
Statements made in Parliament on Monday seem to point towards a change in government policy on when the Euro will be adopted as legal tender, with Parliamentary Secretary Tonio Fenech saying that Malta need not be among the first of the new EU member states to join the single currency.

John Dalli to meet Colin Powell, opportunities for US companies to be discussed
In what will be the first ever meeting of a Maltese Foreign Minister with an American Secretary of State, Foreign Minister John Dalli will be meeting US Secretary of State General Colin Powell and other personalities from the political and business sectors this Thursday in Washington. READ MORE >>

Pharmaceutical company with Malta operation seeks listing on London stock exchange
International pharmaceutical company Actavis, which operates a production facility in Bulebel, is seeking to be listed on the London stock exchange as part of its strategy to become a major player in the production of generic drugs. READ MORE >>

The new meaning of orange: Actavis
As of last week, long-standing Bulebel-based pharmaceutical company Pharmamed, was re-christened Actavis (Malta) with its new bright orange livery. Since its takeover by Icelandic company Delta more than two years ago Pharmamed has seen its role transformed from an exporter of medicines to the third world, to an important player within the newly-branded Actavis Group. CEO for Actavis (Malta), Steinthor Palsson talks to Kurt Sansone about the growth prospects of the Malta plant and its central role within the overall strategy of Actavis to become a leading international producer of generic drugs

Enlargement and the European Neighbourhood Policy
European Commissioner Joe Borg addresses the European Policy Summit on EU Enlargement


Which milk for breakfast?

Malta consortium purchases 84 per cent of Berger Paints

Attacking the deficit

Business and finance: The PN, MLP and AD manifestos for EP 2004 compared

BOV’s special offers on personal loans and cards extended




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