04 October 2006

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Industry still disappointed as port reform resumes
James Debono
Talks with port workers on port reforms will continue on Friday amid great disappointment over the pace of reform from industry players, who have asked for a meeting with the Prime Minister.

Euro panic: Time running out to spend black money
Karl Schembri
With an estimated Lm200 million in undeclared cash believed to be hidden in the vaults and under the mattresses of the Maltese away from the watchful eyes of the country’s economic and fiscal watchdogs, the clock is ticking for all those who have been piling black money in Maltese currency as Malta gears up for the switch to the Euro.

Air Malta reduces equity
Karl Stagno-Navarra
Lufthansa Technik has increased its equity in the Malta-based company to 75 per cent, following a commercial decision by Air Malta not to invest further into the success-story enterprise.

Telecoms “picking up the bill” for MCA’s costs
Matthew Vella
Telecoms firms are pressing for serious cost cutting at the Malta Communications Authority, claiming they are “picking up the tab” for the MCA’s spiralling operational costs.

Government postpones deposit scheme
James Debono
The government has postponed the publication of a legal notice introducing a mandatory deposit system for cans and plastic bottles in a last minute attempt to get retailers on board.

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