TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 05 December 2007

Party proposals into rehabilitating Grand Harbour more or less similar
The visions presented by the Government and the Labour Party for the rehabilitation of the Grand Harbour area, which were presented within the space of a few weeks, have various points in common. Barely a month and a half after Austin Gatt’s innovative vision for the Grand Harbour, the MLP return with another vision for the Grand Harbour.>>

European economy suffering from fallout
Europe’s economy may be more damaged than the European Union has forecast by fallout from the U.S. housing slump as banks curb lending and accelerating price gains prevent central bankers from cutting interest rates, EU finance officials said.>>

European Stocks drop, led by Nokia; Volkswagen, Royal Bank fall
European stocks declined for a second day, led by technology companies and carmakers, after Nokia Oyj said mobile-phone prices will drop and U.S. auto sales weakened.>>

Taxpayers’ rights ‘still a dream’ - MIT

Fimbank joint venture starts operations

Strong response to sale of retail starter kits and Eur 5 notes


A Gateway to China and Asia
As Duncan Pescod, Special Representative for Hong Kong Economic and Trade Affairs to the European Communities explained to Charlot Zahra, Hong Kong is not only an economic tiger on its own right, but is also offers an opportunity for investors to penetrate into Mainland China and the rest of Asia.>>

EU funding spree
EU projects consultant Daniele Fantechi talks to David Darmanin about why he feels it was a wise decision to move his business setup to Malta.>>

Biting the bullet
The media regularly carry suggestions for still more handouts an others measures that would result in even higher consumption rather than investment. >>

Growing the economy in the Euro area: a policy prescription
I would first of all like to thank the President and the Council of the IFS for inviting me once again to this annual dinner and also to commend the Institute for the valuable contribution it continues to make to the development of the financial services industry in Malta. >>



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