13 June 2007

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Silence on fresh NSO GDP revisions
Gerald Fenech
A strange silence has settled over the financial community with regard to new figures published by the National Statistics Office on Friday where yet another revision to the Gross Domestic Product was published for the eight years from 1995 to 2003.

MTA CEO needs to understand the industry – Winston Zahra Jr.
David Mifsud’s departure from MTA has dealt yet another blow to the Tourism Authority still floundering from the forced resignation of Romwald Lungaro Mifsud Mifsud tendered his resignation after being confronted by Permanent Secretary Peter Portelli on Saturday who suggested that it would be wise if he tendered his resignation in the face of so much opposition from hoteliers and operators. READ MORE >>

Disgruntled D-shift employees speak up
Gerald Fenech
Disgruntled and hurt at being singled out as scapegoats for the problems that are facing their company, the ‘D’ Shift workers at ST Microelectronics contacted Business Today to air what they feel are misquoted comments in a story published in this newspaper a couple of weeks ago.

FIMBank looking for expansion in China
The local trade finance specialist, FIMBank plc, backed by a Kuwaiti investor, hopes to set up a joint venture in China to replicate its IPO-bound operations in India, Business Today has learnt. READ MORE >>


Karm Farrugia
“0.42” - Dreams on an exchange rate, but what is reality?
What on earth am I doing here?
My host, sitting on my right, is so absorbed in conversation with his colleague across the dining table that he seems to be totally oblivious of my presence, let alone my grumble. Suddenly this is transformed into curiosity as I hear his entreaty “ our lobby is simply losing ground in its confrontation with economists. There is not much time left to win the government over.”

POINT OF VIEW - Helga Ellul
Is investing in Malta complex, and how can we make it easier?

Attracting investment and enhancing trade are crucial for our investment agenda READ MORE >>

A future for the manufacturing industry
There has tough talk in recent months manufacturing is a thing of the past and that Malta’s future lies with the ever increasing and burgeoning services industry which admittedly has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years. READ MORE >>

The real test starts now
Labour Deputy Leader Charles Mangion tells Charlot Zahra that Malta’s real test about the Euro starts now READ MORE >>

Information Technology
Innovative Business Solutions Ltd. introduces new POS Systems
In touch with your Point of Sale. Innovative Business Solutions Ltd. is now launching its POS [Point of Sale System]. READ MORE >>

Third ICT Malta Awards held
On Thursday 24th of May 2007 the Computer Society of Malta held its third edition of the ICT Malta Awards at the Radisson SAS Baypoint Resort St Julian’s. READ MORE >>

Three HP websites ranked among world’s best for online support
HP has announced that three of its consumer and enterprise customer support websites have been named among the best worldwide by two prominent support industry associations. READ MORE >>


CBM issues first quarterly review of the year

Portugal’s Banif Financial Group to enter Malta’s banking sector

CBM statistics for April 2007 released

The euro adoption - Q & A Final part

BOV provides advice for special registration scheme

Siegfried Generics Malta’s operations inaugurated

Vodafone Malta gets new CEO

Maltacom Group rebrands as ‘GO’

Air Malta launches portal


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