22 February 2006

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Italy blocks Maltese internet gaming sites
Matthew Vella
The Italian state will on Friday block 684 internet gaming sites which are considered to be illegal, to protect Italian gamers from “phishing” – the fraudulent acquisition of passwords and credit card details.

Malta gets pittance in tax from lucrative fish farms
Matthew Vella
The fish farm industry, a million-lira industry that has been vehemently criticised for its impact on marine ecology and tourism, has generated just Lm289,979 in tax in the last seven years.

Fimbank’s proposes scrap dividend of US$1.50
Fimbank’s Board of Directors are proposing that at the AGM, the shareholders approve a one for 5 bonus shares issues and a scrap dividend to those shareholders on the register at the close of trading at the end of this month. READ MORE >>

George Abela returns to haunt Tony Zarb
James Debono
Port workers have asked former General Workers Union legal advisor and former deputy leader of the Labour party Dr George Abela to act as their legal representative in negotiations with the government, on port reform

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