TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 30 July 2008

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EU kept in the dark over hearses subsidy
Charlot Zahra
The Maltese Government has not yet notified the European Commission about its decision to grant a €230,000 one-off subsidy to the ten funeral hearse owners to accept liberalisation of the sector.

MCA warning irritates Cellcom
Charlot Zahra
Cellcom, one of the two telecoms companies that has not rolled out its Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) services has reacted sharply to the Malta Communications Authority (MCA)’s warning that it was not excluding removing the licences of those companies that have not rolled out the service according to the agreed time-table.

HSBC’s financial results dismal but “could have been worse”

Letter: Loving Sliema, loathing Qawra

New Interest Rates by Volksbank Malta

New identity for BPC

First RS2 BankWORKS Web contract signed in Middle East

Social teamwork by Brian Tonna & Co. at St Patrick’s

New Chairman for GlobalCapital plc

Alcatel-Lucent bosses call it quits

BA and Iberia discuss merge

Siemens to sue 11 former executives

Mark Lamb: My precious

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Not so much a silly season
July is usually associated with holidays and a quiet front on the business scene. This July more activity seems to hit the news headlines. Following quite a ruckus on the aftermath of the transport strike we follow with expectation the privatisation of Malta Drydocks. >>




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