Controversy reigns over levies on fresh
The rows over the removal of levies in one of Maltas most sensitive
sectors agriculture show no signs of dying down.
Telephone numbers changes effective
The changes to Malta telephone numbering system become effective today,
with a satisfactorily large percentage of phone users aware of the development
MIDI notifies public of road closure
As from tomorrow, the road between Tigne Sea Front (from Fortina
Hotel) to Qui-si-Sana Road (up to Crowne Plaza Hotel) will be closed
to both pedestrians and vehicles.
EuroSport set to expand
EuroSport Ltd, the sportswear company based in Birkirkrara, is to expand
its operations in a project which could see it become one of the best
equipped mega-sports complexes in the Mediterranean
PA chairman asks Labour MP to report
corruption to police
Not a man to take allegations of corruption lightly, Planning Authority
Chairman Andrew Calleja yesterday wrote to Labour party spokesman Charles
Buhagiar requesting him to forward any damning information he might
have to the Permanent Commission Against Corruption or the Police.
Telecomms regulator asked to investigate
Maltacom has come under fire from the Consumers Union for the
indiscriminate way it introduced the phonemail service to all its subscribers
without giving customers the chance to refuse such a service.
A focus on health and safety
The media in general has been pin-pointed as the main instrument for
promoting health and safety in the workplace. This was emphasised in
a seminar on the Occupational Health & Safety Information Strategy,
during which further information was divulged on the Twinning Agreement
between the Maltese Government and the governments of the UK and the
Republic of Ireland.
Bar owners determined to push for
Owners and managers of Paceville establishments have expressed their
frustration and annoyance that a proposed bye-law which would have made
it an offence to carry bottles and glasses in the streets of Maltas
entertainment spot was blocked primarily because of its wording
Visible trade gap down 31%
According to figures released by the National Statistics Office, Maltas
visible trade gap shrunk by over 31 per cent during this years
Heavy competition in Med. Port sector
Competition in the Mediterranean shipping industry has become increasingly
stiff, as major shipping lines continually search for the best deals
to be had in the cut-throat industry.
The institutional overlap of family
Toly products expand French market
"In small family run businesses, the family values such as equality,
belonging, loyalty and tradition, tend to interfere with business concepts
such as competitiveness, merit, delegation and innovation. Indeed, this
overlap of family and business values involves a number of advantages,
but also has its disadvantages including conflicts and resistance to
2001 was an exceptional year for Toly Products in the French market -
having opened a sales office in the centre of Paris in 1987, last year
the French market became Tolys largest single market for its products
manufactured in Malta.
Farsons Group increases turnover by 2%
Farsons Group last week announced that its turnover has reached Lm22,927,000
an increase of two per cent last year.
Windsor Co. completes furnishing
first phase for Corinthias Prague hotel
Malta - Libya Shopping Festival preparations
in full swing
Windsor Co. Ltd. recently finalised the furnishing of the first phase
of the contract it was awarded earlier this year for the Corinthia Towers
Hotel in Prague
Preparations for the Malta-Libya Shopping Festival being organised by
the Libyan-Maltese Chamber of Commerce in Tripoli, Libya in November 2002
are now in full swing with the conclusion of negotiations with Libyan
Authorities for the approval of all necessary permits to hold the Festival.