5 DECEMBER 2001

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Go Mobile edges Vodafone in price war
By Kurt Sansone
Christmas is no truce for Malta’s mobile phone companies and with the recent tariff reductions announced within days of each other by the rival companies, the consumer is the net beneficiary.

Repatriation schemes kick off
By David Lindsay
Banks in Malta are scurrying to promote new investment schemes as hundreds of Maltese decide to remove their accounts from British and Channel Island banks. The decision is thought to have been catalysed by the new budgetary concessions to those with ‘undeclared’ foreign accounts.

It’s a bold plan indeed
By Kurt Sansone
If the Marsa and Bormla shipyards restructure according to the plans laid out by the Drydocks task force in seven years’ time the companies would see their combined turnover almost double, government subsidy would go down by Lm14 million and the workforce would be more than halved.



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