19 July 2006

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Silencing the drums of war

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Malta calls for immediate cease-fire in Lebanon
James Debono
As the toll of civilian deaths in Lebanon continued to rise, with 230 Lebanese men and women losing their life since the beginning of Israeli air strikes seven days ago, Malta joins other EU countries calling for an immediate cease-fire.

Perfect recipe for oil price instability
The current crisis in the Middle East has had a direct impact on the price of oil and uncertainty over whether the conflict will escalate further is providing the “perfect recipe for price instability” according to one investment analyst. READ MORE >>

Banks to waive charges on Euro in July next year
Kurt Sansone
As of 1 July 2007 the commercial banks will be waiving all charges on deposits in Euro made by shops that accept payment in Euro for products sold to customers.

Italian is language of choice among secondary school students
Italian was the most popular foreign language of choice for secondary school students during the scholastic year 2004/2005 with more than 14,000 students choosing it as their first foreign language, confirming the affinity of the country to the mainland neighbour. READ MORE >>



Slaying inflation - George Mangion
Of cutting the deficit, controlling inflation and lowering taxes READ MORE >>

Ten eyes for an eye, ten teeth for a tooth
While blaming Hizbollah for provoking Israel’s wrath former President Prof. GUIDO DE MARCO considers the Israeli reaction as lacking a sense of proportion. READ MORE >>

Information Technology

Tiny wireless memory chip debuts

Apple withdraws from legal fight against bloggers

Yahoo, Microsoft tie knot

Non stop computing for mid-market customers


The cost of roaming

Maltacom’s TV rollout still on track – MCA

Melita gearing up for fixed line entry

Politicians in newsrooms, “an absurd anachronism” – Aidan White, IFJ secretary general

Malta Motorways of the Sea signs partnership agreement with FOI

Limited issue AIDA account by HSBC

BA extends on-line check-in

Bank of Valletta signs EUR155 million syndicated loan

OHSA issues guidance on occupational noise

Industrial production up by 1.6% in euro area

High inflation breaks two month spell

MCA feasibility study tender attracts four submissions



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