“It’s nothing but daylight robbery,” Charles Demicoli, the chairman of the Kordin Grain Terminal says about the charges for port handling services. “The worst thing is that at Kordin, where we don’t use any of the workers to offload our grain, we have the machinery to put it straight into the silo, and yet we still have to pay them.”
A relative majority of respondents in a survey carried out by sister newspaper MaltaToday agree with the early introduction of the Euro in 2008 but a majority fear that the currency changeover would either boost inflation or result in a currency devaluation which would erode their purchasing power.
World Press Freedom Day, celebrated today marks the official setting up of a Journalists’ Committee in Malta to fight for journalists’ rights and defend press freedoms.
Experts from top European law firms, together with two German ministers were invited last week to discuss the prospects for a liberalised albeit well regulated gaming market in Europe READ MORE >>
Navigating the complex waters of trade unionism in a changing economic environment dominated by globalisation has become a job for strategists and tacticians, those who utilise their brain at the negotiating table. This is the assessment UHM Secretary General Gejtu Vella gives of the trade union movement in today’s circumstances. READ MORE >>