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Ta’ Qali counting hall could serve as US embassy compound
James Debono
The days are counted for what used to be the Ta’ Qali counting hall. Business Today has reliable information that the Maltese government intends to sell the Ta’ Qali election complex to the US State department for 18 million dollars.

Commercial community calls for partial diesel subsidy
Michaela Muscat
In face of the ever increasing prices in fuel the investments minister has the possibility to implement an EU directive that allows for partial subsidies for ‘red diesel’ used by industry according to the Malta Chamber for SMEs (GRTU) director general Vince Farrugia.

First autumn rainstorm disrupts the islands
Karl Schembri
A brief but heavy rainstorm all but brought the islands to a standstill yesterday morning as thousands of drivers were commuting to work in the flooded streets.

Competition office will only act when Sea Malta is privatised
James Debono
The Office for Fair Competition will only pronounce itself on the controversial Sea Malta privatisation “upon the actual signing of the agreement,” Director General for Consumer and Competition, Marcel Pizzuto told Business Today.READ MORE >>


A Maltese wine in the States
Marsovin is a landmark company in Malta’s commercial history and the time has come for the reigns to gradually pass down to another generation. READ MORE >>

Tough times: no soft options - George Mangion
The convergence programme plans to cut the deficit from 9.7 per cent of GDP in 2003 to below three per cent in 2006 and a further drop thereafter. READ MORE >>

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Research and development not a public sector priority

Gonzi at finance: should he stay or should he go?

Malta’s projected 2006 salaries to dip below inflation

Central Bank of Malta leaves official rates unchanged

Ruben Zahra’s folk revival at National Orchestra Goes Pop



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