14 June 2006

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Time to bite the bullet

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Reaching for the sky, MEPA identifies nine sites for high rise
James Debono
Just as everyone’s attention was gripped by the new development zones, which extend development in a horizontal direction, MEPA has identified nine sites as the appropriate locations for high rise development where buildings are set to rise above eleven storeys.

Fifth driving examiner suspended
Karl Schembri
The Transport Authority has just suspended the fifth driving test examiner out of a total of six as police investigations into the bribery scandal enters its third week.

Maltese loaf to test Chinese taste buds
James Debono
Maltese entrepreneur Mario Debono has embarked on a challenging mission; seducing the Chinese with the irresistible smell of the freshly baked Maltese loaf.

MFSA issues guidelines for companies to convert share capital into Euro
The Malta Financial Services Authority has published guidelines for companies on how to convert share capital from Malta Lira into Euro when the latter becomes the sole legal tender in Malta. The guidelines have been endorsed by the National Euro Changeover Committee. READ MORE >>



Hedge funds or bust - George Mangion
As Euro changeover day approaches, the controversy deepens amid contrasting views that the Euro will either give us balmy days or raise prices sky high READ MORE >>

R Bank plc: Right or Rogue? - Karm Farrugia
“A banker is he who happily offers you an umbrella but wants it back immediately it starts to rain” - My lecturer as a Banking Student in London READ MORE >>

Of madness and irresponsibility
It possibly came late in the day but the Green Party’s opposition to government’s plans to extend the development zones was a foregone conclusion given the environmental impact cabinet’s decision is bound to have. READ MORE >>

Information Technology

Antivirus solutions to protect mobile users against MMS viruses

Chip to test for life on Mars

HP expands IBM middleware availability


Dismantling protectionist attitudes
Speech delivered at the business breakfast organised jointly between Business Today and the GRTU on the occasion of European SME day last week

Services in the internal market
The proposal for a directive on services in the internal market for Malta: what next? Speech delivered at the Business Today GRTU business breakfast

Central Bank’s external assets up in May

Court accepts seafarers’ million liri claim

Fimbank signs USD60 million syndicated trade finance facility

Higher interest from BOV on fixed deposits

Seeing to London’s transport needs from Malta

Air Malta receives its 10 brand new Airbus

Liberalisation talks reopen can of worms


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