TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Atlas never spoke to us – Claudio Grech
Atlas Technology Group, a software applications company that had set up a support centre in Malta two years ago, recently abandoned its plans to pursue an expansion exercise in Malta after publicly declaring it would set up shop at SmartCity, where 600 people would be employed. >>

Ryanair passengers receive tax subsidy
David Darmanin
Ryanair’s recent issue of 6 million tickets sold at €10 has eliminated Air Malta’s chance of competing, as the Irish low cost carrier has not only knocked off prices on air fare, but also on moneys due to government in taxes, usually borne by the passengers.

The rise and fall of the shipyards

Colombia to join European digital TV standard

EU27 surplus in Ukraine trade of €10 bn in 2007

Taking the economy as far as possible

HP broadens portfolio of imaging and printing solutions

Marsovin donation to the Caravaggio Foundation

BOV extends its summer offers

Successful taxation seminar for Middlesea

A celebration of Maltese seafood and wine with Delicata

Gozo offers best service to HSBC customers

US rescues Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae

Mark Lamb: The beginning of the end

Recent Interviews

John Farrugia

Alan Camilleri

Daniel Marks
Joseph Xuereb Paul Pisani Mario De Marco
Stephen Wright Kevin De Cesare Liz Barbaro Sant
Vince Caruana Peter Gauci Ian Ellis
Winston J. Zahra Andrew Cross Sonny Portelli
Julian Jaeger Karlheinz Knapp Tonio Fenech
Charles Attard

Edward Fenech


Charles Mangion
Reno Camilleri Alfred Mangion Alan Camilleri
Ross Mason Joseph Farrugia Sina Bugeja


How does Paceville sleep at night?

Cornered on new legislation working against bottle shops, propositions affecting the fun element in Paceville and his views on the patronage of black people, GRTU Deputy President PHILIP FENECH has an elaborate answer to every question, but DAVID DARMANIN doesn’t buy it >>

Outbound travel: Enrichment or environmental decay?
Considering the increase in low cost carrier brands operating in Malta over the past year, the introduction of new routes and the more-than-ever competitive prices for air travel, an increase of 3.5 per cent in outbound travel this year falls short of being impressive. One would have expected at least triple this improvement.

OPINION - George M Mangion
Green credentials
A lot of attention has been given to air pollution of late. Hence the controversy of testing buses and heavy vehicles for their exhaust emissions and the use of correct fuel mix. >>




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