TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 06 February 2008

Gonzi promises wider tax bands
Sant targets good governance, AD wants to split MEPA
The electoral campaign kicked off in earnest yesterday with three of the four political parties contesting the March 8 general elections holding press conferences on substantive issues. >

MSA Chairman not against appointment of NSO head by Parliament
Charlot Zahra
Malta Statistics Authority (MSA) Chairman Reno Camilleri did not exclude the proposal made by veteran economist Karmenu Farrugia that the National Statistics Office (NSO) is turned into an authority and its head is appointed by the House of Representatives in a similar fashion to the Auditor-General and the Ombudsman. >>

BA statistics are wrong – Melita Cable
David Darmanin
The Broadcasting Authority (BA) recently published an Audience Assessment announcing an increase of 23.6% in Digital Aerial and Cable subscriptions.>>

Weak dollar put us USD310 million behind - ST

Ryanair delivers 70% of Malta's tourism growth last year

Stifling freedom of expression

Maltese government extends CMA CGM's concession at Malta Freeport to 65 years

Constituted bodies obtain eco-contribution exemption for waste packaging scheme members

One of the largest-ever European co-productions to be filmed in Malta

Currency in circulation fell by €152.8 million in December last year

State-of-the-art home entertainment system unveiled at Mater Dei Hospital

TECOM Investments completes first phase of water conservation programme in Dubai

Computing innovation international conference in Malta

Monsieur and Madame Sarkozy awarded damages over Ryanair case

First Chinese for World Bank job

Are you using your deflators right?


Statistics are the foundation of the State
Charlot Zahra spoke to Reno Camillieri, Chairman of the Malta Statistics Authority and Acting Director-General of the National Statistics Office about the latest controversies involving the NSO and beyond >>

Good for business
Now that the Prime minister has set the election date, this newspaper looks forward to analysing the business priorities being set out by the political parties in their electoral manifestos. >>

Are audit firms over-regulated
The scandals that rocked the accountancy profession show no sign of dying away. >>



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