TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 29 August 2007

Maltapost privatisation deal to be investigated by Competition Division
Charlot Zahra
The Consumer and Competition Division will be investigating the sale of shares from Maltapost plc to Lombard Bank plc. Business Today can also reveal that Lombard Bank CEO Joseph Said is involved according to records at the registry of companies in the running of the rival postal service UPS through holding companies.

The Palace Hotel lacks MTA licence
James Debono
The Malta Tourism Authority has initiated legal action against hotelier Angelo Xuereb who is also standing as a candidate for the far right party ANR, after it turned out that the new Palace Hotel in High Street Sliema was operating without a licence for the past month.

Poor customer service dominates complaints on internet, postal services

Special registration scheme ends on 31 August 2007

PBS Editorial Chairman resigns in protest

Air Malta sell last of RJ Aircraft Fleet

Slightly improved results for FIMBank plc

Emirates and Airbus conclude week-long tests

Questions linger on Sant's proposal for MCESD

Telephony services and internet by Melita at Mater Dei

European Parliamentary Grants

Ryanair preparing for Bologna take-over

Central Bank of Malta leaves the central intervention rate unchanged

HSBC Malta funds SICAV holds AGM


Business as usual
Melita CEO Philip Micallef spoke to Charlot Zahra about the telecoms operator's situation in the aftermath of its acquisition by GMT Communications Partners in July >>

Beefing up the MCESD
The proposal by Alfred Sant to give the head of the MCESD a seat in the Cabinet of Ministers has sparked off a healthy debate, which is of interest to the business community. >>

Cutting EU red tape for business
EU company law and accounting rules are a reality which quite a number of local business concerns have had to adapt to. >>

Race for Valletta regeneration
George M. Mangion writes about the inner harbour area
The race for the best ideas on how to regenerate the inner harbour area is being championed by both parties .It all points to exciting months ahead, first through competing ideas by party spokesmen vying for votes. Can we risk doing something in haste.

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