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23 June 2004
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Pension reform will not see light of day by end June
By Kurt Sansone
All the sabre rattling on pension reform can be postponed for a later date as government’s self-imposed deadline for a thorough overhaul of the pension system by the end of June will most likely be given a miss, with union chiefs insisting that government must be committed
to reform.

Air Malta expects turbulence from Ryanair
Ryanair may start operating from Malta as from next winter if an agreement is reached with Malta International Airport. The arrival of the Irish-based low-cost airline is expected to jolt the domestic market and, according to the Air Malta chairman, could possibly have a negative impact on the national carrier. READ MORE >>

DPA fee refunds ‘on the way’
By Karl Schembri
Companies who paid notification fees to the Data Protection Commission for the processing of personal data are still awaiting refunds, more than two months since the Commission changed the prices to a flat fee of Lm10. READ MORE >>


Tenets for pension reform in Malta
Family and Social Solidarity Minister Dolores Cristina recently delved into a number of issues related to pension reform – including the effects of population ageing on economic development, government revenue and expenditure, savings and investments, labour supply, and the EU’s open method of co-ordination as a guide to pension reform - at a recent Business Times/Radisson Business Breakfast. Following is her wide ranging address.


OHSA calls for an end to ‘rhetorical lipservice and vested interests’

Company sees low economic period as the right time to invest

BoV signs largest ever syndicated loan facility

May cruise tourism falls dramatically

Multigas relocates near main clients, invests Lm3 million

Trelleborg Dowty expands its investments

Government defends MIA privatisation from ‘Alterra-influenced’ US report




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