12 October 2005

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Increase in fuel surcharge on government’s agenda
James Debono
In the wake of Parliamentary Secretary Tony Abela’s declaration that the increase in the fuel surcharge is imminent, a spokesperson for Minister Austin Gatt yesterday told Business Today that a decision on revising the surcharge will be taken following meetings in the Malta Council for Social and Economic Development.

Fenech urges fast process for US double taxation agreement
Matthew Vella
Representatives of the Maltese government will be meeting US Ambassador Molly Bordonaro to set a concrete agreement for a timetable for the revival of the US-Malta double taxation agreement.

Industry report bursts bubble on economy
Matthew Vella
Economist Edward Scicluna’s assessment of the pre-budget document presented by government has burst a bubble of perceived ‘resilience’ and ‘success stories’ plied by a Nationalist government which is postponing real economic change.

Buses, minibuses claim ‘disastrous’ effects of fuel hikes
Karl Schembri
Owners of buses and minibuses are facing an uphill climb in the wake of the latest fuel price hikes, with public transport bus owners claiming the rise in diesel will mean an extra Lm2.16 per day for every vehicle.


From high-rise to high concern
The Preluna Hotel, Malta’s first high-rise development, is one of two hotels opened in the late 1960s which has survived under the same management and ownership right till this day. READ MORE >>

Hail the star spangled flag - George Mangion
In the past three decades US business involvement was lukewarm, to say the least and we do not seem to be on the mass tourism route for the cigar swinging American tourist READ MORE >>

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Skylogic Italia and Maltasat International launch joint communications project


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Casinò di Venzia sale in jeopardy

Actavis among Europe’s 50 fastest growing companies

Former Maltese presidents and foreign minister in Libya

ECOFIN undresses audit firms and audit fees

Frendo shoots down US ambassador on airspace rights

BOV launches financial planning services from all branches

HSBC expands Middle East network

Euro-info centres hold annual conference in Malta

Wasteserv loses its front man

VFM reports significant interest in new property fund

Farsons appoints senior management

Emirates’ 80 aircraft joins fleet

Fidelity adds two funds to Target Euro Funds range

FIMBank launches premium term deposit accounts




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