22 March 2006

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Minister politically responsible for MTA failures - Winston Zahra
James Debono
Hotelier Winston Zahra Jr yesterday launched a scathing attack on the Malta Tourism Authority’s performance during 2005 by outlining a list of missed targets and deadlines for which ultimately the tourism minister must carry the can

Tonio Fenech defends GDP growth figures
James Debono
The parliamentary secretary for finance is not bothered by criticism made by various economists over the growth statistics published last week, yesterday insisting there is no discrepancy between overall growth and a drop in exports of goods and services.

Emergency meeting to stop tour operator from pulling out
During an emergency meeting held on Monday the Malta Tourism Authority sought to persuade a major tour operator from pulling out of the Maltese islands, a move, which could deliver a devastating blow to the four and three star hotels. READ MORE >>

Plaza registers slight increase in profits
The board of directors of Plaza plc, yesterday approved and issued their preliminary profit statement for the financial year 2005 showing a marginal increase of just Lm9,000 in profits before tax over the previous years. READ MORE >>


Cleaning our stables for SmartCity - George Mangion
Efficiency in the civil service is sine qua non for the smooth running of a hi-tech mega investment READ MORE >>

Flying the flag for industry
Having been recently confirmed for a second term as president of the Federation of Industry, ADRIAN BAJADA insists it is high time the country adopted an industrial policy that provides an integrated framework for the development of the manufacturing sector.READ MORE >>

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Shipyards secure conversion contract

Fimbank proposes scrip dividend of USD1.50

New online services by HSBC

La Valette Funds exceed GBP267 million

Euro changeover discussed with Gozo business community

Public service obligation money is Gozo Channel’s life jacket

Millions of SMSs mark mobile telephony growth




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