TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 29 April 2009

BOV holds its breath as MSI announces loss

Charlot Zahra

Middle Sea Insurance (MSI) yesterday announced a considerable loss of €29.7 million for the financial year ending 31 December 2008, compared to a profit of €9.317 million during the previous financial year ending 31 December 2007. >>

MTA monitoring swine flu situation constantly

VAT to blame for self-employed ills – Sant

EC to decide on Malta’s Excessive Deficit Procedure

Rembering a gentleman

Gasan’s Bond Issue oversubscribed immediately after opening

FIMbank Bond Issue oversubscribed

EU reinforces ties with neighbours

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In the Wake of the Pinar

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Top speakers for Superyacht Seminar

Young Enterprise companies gear up for finals

MTV Mobile launches in Malta

IHI on track with flagship London luxury hotel and residences project

Bank of Valletta helps finance Virtu’s new €60m catamaran

Mark Lamb: Healthy, wealthy and wise

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Tripoli ‘the place to be’

As the Libyan government lays plans to redevelop Tripoli’s infrastructure and gear the Sahara for tourism, European firms became more interested in supplying products and services to the Jamahariya. Alfred Farrugia, North Africa Operations Director for freight forwarding agents World Express Logistics, talks to DAVID DARMANIN about how Libyan Airlines plan to reach out to the west >>

Saving Jobs
In today’s economic climate, discussion inevitably revolves around what concrete measures are being taken by world governments as also by our own to prop up the economy. In essence, the question being pondered is whether government should carry on pumping money into the economy and if so under what conditions and with what consequences.>>

George M. Mangion

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This article talks about the ingrained bureaucracy that has flourished over the years as the civil service became more dominant. Now in a downturn you would expect that the resources available (about one third of GDP) in the government administration will be partially redirected to help resolve the pains suffered by private sector. >>



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