22 November 2006

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Cabinet asks MEPA for guidelines on extending Gozo airstrip
Karl Stagno-Navarra
Government is set to ask the Malta Environment and Planning Authority for guidelines over the proposed extension of the current Xewkija heliport and to turn it into a landing strip, capable of allowing a light fixed-wing aircraft to service Gozo’s tourism needs.

MTA director asked to leave
The Malta Tourism Authority has terminated the contract of its marketing director Jeffrey Cutajar, who is now succeeded by Joseph Galea, due to a “difference of opinion” on the authority’s way forward. READ MORE >>

Means-test health and stipends, Bonello maps out priorities
Matthew Vella
Financing the state’s healthcare, and cutting down on university stipends – the seedlings of resource misallocation which Central Bank governor Michael Bonello laments as Malta’s predicament.



George M. Mangion
PKF’s specialised Dublin conference last month dealt with the tide of woes hitting the international gaming scene where much is at stake after the US prohibition. READ MORE >>

Friedman’s legacy
There is also greatness in further developing a doctrine
Karm Farrugia

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On Public Service Reform – Rhetoric and Reality
Emanuel Abela, Director of Information


Flying to Gozo and beyond
Synergy Aviation has formally registered its keen interest in starting – almost immediately – a fixed-wing airlink service between Malta and Gozo. READ MORE >>

Information Technology

Vanilla Telecoms launches a new service - Secure Data Backup

Go mobile adds new channels & content to TV on Your Mobile

Yahoo seeks geek credibility


Child allowance slashed by Lm7m in decade

Dubai’s Global Hotel Investment takes up 23% in IHI

New Euro Callable deposit from BOV

Radical transport plan unveiled in parliament

Tecom’s telco subsidiary may delay launch until 2007

GRTU back on NECC with new agreement on changeover

MCA conference on eSecurity and national strategies

Lost sheep chew hole in Church’s pockets

HSBC call centre taking over 8,000 calls daily

Chamber president expresses frustration at political disharmony

Second DTTV network will be delayed

Gozo Channel to lower rates for Maltese passengers

Part-timers with no other job increase by 43%


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