29 June 2005

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PM perplexed by rising inflation
Karl Schembri
Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi expressed his perplexity at high consumer prices which are raising the inflation rate when competition should be doing the opposite.

MLP’s plan is a watered-down version
Matthew Vella
The Malta Labour Party yesterday presented a watered down version of its draft economic and social regeneration plan, a preamble for Labour’s electoral vision coinciding with government’s mid-term.

Sign of a shrinking economy
James Debono
In spite of the growing drive to enforce fiscal discipline, revenue from income tax and social security contributions is falling.

Government will divest all shareholding in commercial entities, Gatt tells US audience
Kurt Sansone
The divestiture of Government shareholding in commercial enterprises is expected to be concluded by end 2006, Investments Minister Austin Gatt told an American television network.

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