TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 09 July 2008

Msida Marina up for grabs
Amid rumours of a forthcoming privatisation process for the Msida Marina, this week local entrepreneur Etienne Bonello Dupuis confirmed that a co-operative made up of boat owners is being set up to bid for the takeover of the 700-berth marina, the largest on the island. >>

Malta worries EU social partners
Female employment, childcare services lacking
David Darmanin
A joint letter sent by EU social partners to Employment Commissioner Vladimir Spidla yesterday urged under-performing EU countries, Malta being the worst performing, to invest more in childcare. At an EU average of 57.2 per cent female participation in employment, social partners argued that “without greater efforts” the 60 per cent target set in Barcelona “will not be achieved by 2010”.

GO irked by MCA decision to reduce rates

Surcharge: “SMEs to suffer the hardest blow” - FOI

Titan celebrate 40th Anniversary

BOV sponsors Strada 2008

Improved information and consultation rights

FIAT record lowest average CO2 emissions value

TPPI to debate on rent reform

The first 100 days of Heathrow’s T5

Only long-term emission targets set at G-8

Siemens to lay off almost 17,000

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