27 MARCH 2002

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Garage owners consider protest action
Garage owners offering the Vehicle Roadworthiness Test are preparing to take action, claiming that the government has been ignoring the sector’s problems for far too long

ISP Code of Practice launched
A Code of Practice, which is to be implemented by Internet Service Providers in collaboration with the Malta Communications Authority will ensure better protection for the ever-growing Internet community.

Prominent SPD member in Malta for public lecture
A public lecture by visiting German Social democrat MP Mr Gloser will be held on Tuesday, 2 April at the Foundation for International Studies (Old University, St Paul Street, Valletta) at 6.30 pm.

Internet quality and speed boost sales
A recent study of consumer behaviour on the Internet carried out in the US published this month found that from among the people who use Internet, 75% said they went to the Web more than once a week to seek information before making a purchase.

Malta participates in international wine body
In the light of the recent restructuring and promotion of the Viticultural and Oenological sectors through the investments of vintners and grape growers, Malta has taken steps to take its place in the international arena by becoming a member of the International Office of the Vine and Wine – the OIV.

Terranet acquires Search Malta website
Maltacom subsidiary Terranet Ltd on Monday announced an agreement with SearchEurope.com Inc to acquire the search engine website, www.searchmalta.com, which will be added to Terranet’s expanding portfolio of content services which include the portal www.di-ve.com.

Easter specials at smart.com.mt
Smart Online Shopping – the only local supermarket offering ordering via the Internet in Malta – has recently placed online some Easter specialities. A seasonal look for Easter greets visitors on the main page. One can then choose whether to log in and start shopping immediately or look around the other sections, most notably the Weekly Recipe Corner.

Refalo to chair World Tourism Organisation task force
Tourism Minister Michael Refalo was unanimously elected to chair the World Tourism Organisation’s Task Force on Destination Management at the conclusion of its first meeting convened on the 17 March under the presidency of WTO Secretary General Francesco Frangialli. The meeting was called to discuss and find ways to assist destinations in solving common problems


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