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Local News | 7 - 13 February 2001

Malta's Internet backbone link doubles in capacity
Malta's Internet users are expected to see a dramatic increase in their connection speeds as of this week, as a result of Maltacom's intensive negotiations with Telecom Italia.

MTA contributions to hit parliament tonight
The controversial issue of the increased contributions that the Malta Tourism Authority wants businesses to make will be discussed in Parliament this evening.

Bargainmalta.com going global
Since its official launch in October last year, at the IT and T fair, bargainmalta.com has made impressive steps forward and is now looking to expand on a global basis this year, first stop being Milan.

Malta Olympic Committee wants lottery money for sport
The idea discussed a few years back, that of starting off a legal, organised pools system, similar to that of horseracing should be given the go ahead, according to the Malta Olympic Committee

Pro EU delegates scared to express opinion against EU motion
The voting to be held at GWU HQ on Thursday is expected to give the union an overwhelming yes to the motion against EU membership.

Globe's pre-allocated IPO shares taken up
Globe Financial Management plc has announced that all of the three million shares made available for pre-allocation, in the initial public offering (IPO) of the company's shares, have been taken up




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