TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Open-air tables clamp-down: De Marco will accept no abuse
MHRA calls on government for rationalisation
David Darmanin
A number of operators of catering establishments on Sliema front were up in arms last week after the police entered their establishments to physically remove tables and chairs that were placed outside without the necessary permit cover.

Shipyards to shed more workers
Government sets to announce plans soon
Charlot Zahra
Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi said that Malta Shipyards Limited (MSL) will go to have through another restructuring phase and shed further from its current workforce of 1,700 in order to prepare for partial or total privatisation of the company once the transitional period for State Aid for MSL expires at the end of this year.

Inflation still above the 4 per cent mark during May: NSO

Social partners defend overtime status-quo

To grow or not to grow?

Phase one of SmartCity launched

Government to facilitate reporting for SMEs

Vodafone’s secure e-billing and the environment

Goldman Sachs profits top Wall Street expectations

Sceptre of higher energy prices overshadows trading in US, Europe

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