29 June 2005

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PM perplexed by rising inflation
Karl Schembri
Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi expressed his perplexity at high consumer prices which are raising the inflation rate when competition should be doing the opposite.

MLP’s plan is a watered-down version
Matthew Vella
The Malta Labour Party yesterday presented a watered down version of its draft economic and social regeneration plan, a preamble for Labour’s electoral vision coinciding with government’s mid-term.

Sign of a shrinking economy
James Debono
In spite of the growing drive to enforce fiscal discipline, revenue from income tax and social security contributions is falling.

Government will divest all shareholding in commercial entities, Gatt tells US audience
Kurt Sansone
The divestiture of Government shareholding in commercial enterprises is expected to be concluded by end 2006, Investments Minister Austin Gatt told an American television network.

No details yet
The Labour Party delegates tomorrow will start meeting to discuss an economic and social regeneration plan that has been cooking for almost 10 months. Deputy leader Charles Mangion, the man who steered the discussions that led to the formulation of the final document, insists the plan was not intended to be an election manifesto. READ MORE >>

Catching a tiger by its tail
News that captives are coming to Malta has been a favourite subject among insurance practitioners. Certainly this is good news for the financial services industry and augurs well for a number of professional practitioners who have been active to promote the island as a competitive and well regulated centre. READ MORE >>

Information Technology

Melita Cable with new telephony service

Multiplus launches with a bang

Successful open day at MCAST Institute of ICT

Oracle announces financial consolidation hub

New website for Din l-Art Helwa

Oracle identity management delivers first integrated identity and access solutions


Rent reform white paper “early next year” – Dolores Cristina

Grioli retires from Vodafone

Government pushes Ghajn Tuffieha golf course and artificial islands

Dhalia inaugurates second office in Gozo

Central Bank Governor expresses concern over rising inflation

Attard Montalto welcomes Commission proposal to abolish car registration tax

Foundation expresses support for improved transport access to Valletta

FOI confirms industry’s concern on Sea Malta privatisation

Datastream and Terranet to merge


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