17 APRIL 2002
Swimming pool licence hike causes concern
The Federation of Malta Hotels, Pensions and Catering Establishments has raised the issue of increased swimming pool fees with the Minister for Resources and Infrastructure Francis Zammit Dimech in a meeting. The two sides also discussed public cleanliness and waste management
San Antonio bond to be announced on Friday
Hotel San Antonio plc will on Friday 19 April officially announce its bond issue of Lm2 million.
Maltese football clubs express interest in loan facilities
Three Maltese football clubs have already expressed an interest in taking up a loan which an international finance company is prepared to make available to selected premier league clubs as from next season.
Research structures will help MCESD function better
The Malta Council for Economic and Social Development will be able to function much more professionally and efficiently once proper research structures providing factual information on the economy and social issues are strengthened.
EC speaker for Malta Consumer Protection in Financial Services conference
Thierry Vissol, who heads the financial services unit in the European Commissions Directorate-General on Consumer Protection, will be in Malta on 3 May to address a conference on Consumer Protection in Financial Services, which is being held in collaboration with the Malta Financial Services Centre. The conference will take place at Palazzo Parisio in Naxxar.
MFSC displeased with new HSBC charges
The financial regulator has expressed its displeasure at the introduction of new charges and the way they were implemented by HSBC Bank and has also asked the Office for Fair Competition to investigate the issue.