TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Auditor report reopens MEPA can of worms

James Debono

A report by internal Auditor Joe Falzon re-opens a can of worms at the Malta Environment and Planning Authority with a number of permits issued before last March’s election coming under the auditor’s scrutiny. >>

Foreign Ministry mum on possible Libyan drilling in Maltese waters

MCA withdraws dominance status on GO in fixed line telephony

Works on fourth submarine cable launched

New President for the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

The GDP slide and beyond

Taking the Sting out of the Bite

Rise in number of dangerous products being detected

Valletta Waterfront gears up for motorsports

Corporate Sukuk with new opportunities of financing capital requirements for Maltese businesses

Donorland not Disneyland

Dhalia opens new office in Vittoriosa

Customs introduces ID system

Green shoots

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Big brother is watching

A simple covert listening device costing the perpetrator a measly €200, may end up costing the victim millions of euro in stolen information. Alberta Director Duncan Barbaro Sant speaks to David Darmanin on the incidence of espionage and how it may be counteracted >>

MEPA not a political toy
What Gonzi has done with MEPA speaks volumes. What he has done for MEPA however, is yet to be seen. Throughout the campaign leading to the general elections, PL worked so hard to nail the PN on environmental issues and alleged abuses within MEPA, that Gonzi came very close to becoming our new Opposition Leader.>>

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Is the Malta Enterprise Act working?
This week, the National Statistics office meekly announced that the 2008 deficit rose to €233 million. On its own, this may not surprise many since the deluge of bad news from CNN and other media on how the global economies are being squeezed by the credit crunch has left us in no delusion that we may run away unscathed by the financial turmoil. >>



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