TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 10 October 2007

Employment in the public sector at its lowest in 20 years
Official statistics indicate that the percentage of those employed with the public sector are at an all-time low and stands at 30.51 per cent. The figure is expected to fall even further with the inclusion of Maltapost employees in the private sector segment. In 1987 the public sector employment stood at 44.43%. >>

Special designated area awarded to Pendergardens
Pendergardens announced last week that the project has been awarded the status of a ‘Special Designated Area'. This prestigious status is given to projects, which meet several stringent conditions which amongst others include a minimum footprint size of 10,000 sq mtrs, committed to restore historic structures in the area, and committed to building and maintaining a high quality residential or commercial development.>>

Clear skies predicted for property market by FEA
Bianca Caruana
“Property prices vary according to location, however property prices seem to have stabilized in the last few months mainly due to the many changes the Island is going through. I would say it is also due to the negativity that certain media is putting forward.”

Strong euro: bad for ST, good for oil

New FOI policies on start-up firms and associations

Reduced Rates on HSBC's Flexicredit Personal Loans

National Conference to Launch Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) project in Malta

Business Today looks at the PAVI bond offer

Liberal's head warns of reigning secrecy in Brussels


The translation elite
International Translation Agency Limited CEO Rachid Titouah revealed to Charlot Zahra the secrets behind his company's comprehensive translation and interpretation services since its inception in 1992 >>

Budget carefully
As the Prime Minister puts the final touches to the forthcoming budget to be presented on the fifteenth of this month, he faces a daunting task. >>

Italian licenses
Quoting the Times of Malta , the island is riding high on a crest of popularity amongst international operators looking for a remote gambling license. There are already 84 internet gambling operators licensed on the island. A letter of intent has been issued to 76 others and the applications of 36 companies are pending. >>


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