04 July 2007

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Positive reactions from industry on port workers agreement
Sarah Attard Gialanze
Although both the Federation of Industry and the Chamber of Commerce are still studying the agreement signed last Saturday between the government and the Malta Dockers Union establishing much-reduced tariffs at the ports, the general reaction from industry has been quite positive.

25,000 more passengers for Air Malta in summer
Charlot Zahra
National airline Air Malta is expecting to carry an additional 25,000 passengers this summer with the introduction of new scheduled flights to Liverpool and Venice, Business Today has learnt.

Malta mostly attractive for business - survey
Gerald Fenech
With a 95 per cent rating for a clear and stable legislative environment and ratings of 90 per cent for the level of English of local human resources, a clear and stable political environment and administrative environment, Malta is viewed extremely favourably overall by top business executives who operate large to medium sized companies in the country.


George M. Mangion
Ireland should be our economic model
Last week saw a smiling Dr Gonzi leading a select delegation to the World Investment conference held in La Baule, France. The two-day event offers a dynamic base for the joint consideration of issues relating to the attractiveness and competitiveness of Europe.

POINT OF VIEW - Austin Gatt
Investing in Southern Mediterranean countries
Malta transformed as a centre of regional ICT excellence
The Euro-Mediterranean idea is now approaching realisation. It has been long in coming. Malta has for years promoted the principle that the prosperity of Europe relies on the prosperity of the Mediterranean

Quo Vadis Mater Dei?
After all the lights and fireworks after the lavish opening of the Mater Dei Hospital have dimmed out, the question that has to be asked is when will this grand edifice start to operate? One has to acknowledge the project’s excellence in that it is equipped with state of the art equipment throughout and although this cost a pretty penny, the end result cannot but bring smiles to the faces of many. READ MORE >>

Curing a deadly disease
Timothy E. Guertin, CEO, Varian Medical Systems talks about the huge advances in cancer radiation therapy READ MORE >>

Information Technology
Shireburn announce Euro Toolkit
Shireburn Software is pleased to announce the launch of the Shireburn Euro Toolkit ™, a software solution that will automate the conversion of Shireburn’s main software products to the Euro on 1 January 2008. READ MORE >>

Free Vodafone offers at Trade Fair
Vodafone Malta Limited is offering fantastic discounts on a range of Vodafone services and products during the International Trade Fair taking place now until 8 July at the Trade Fair Grounds in Naxxar. READ MORE >>


Only 7 per cent of 2 and 3 star hotels have been developed during the past 5 years – MTA report

Farsons investment project on track and within budget

Central Bank of Malta leaves the central intervention rate unchanged

BOV sponsorship to Transplant Support Group enters 7th Year

BOV official chairs international financial branding conference

HSBC Euro converter account now pays 4.55% upfront

Teaching children that pirates are really bullies

Almost Lm 1 million given to tour operators in 2006 - PAC

Le Méridien Phoenicia sold to Irish hotel chain


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