05 October 2005

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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 >>

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