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Issue No. 169
24 – 30 January 2001
People
Planning ahead: interview with PA chairman, Christopher Falzon

Market
Money Market Report for week ending 19 January, 2001

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Editorial
The crisis and the assertiveness

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Opinion
Sunday shopping
Jesmond Saliba highlights the Sunday shopping controversy and points out the distinction between the Bay Street and Sunday issues





Local News

Vassallo suggests Bay Street chief is manipulating public opinion
The government will not be held to ransom by either the Association of General Retailers and Traders or the Bay Street complex over the issue of Sunday shopping, Parliamentary Secretary in the Economic Services ministry, Edwin Vassallo said yesterday

Beef industry in turmoil
Meat importers and butchers believe the BSE scare has led to a crisis in the sector, with sales of beef thought to have plunged by over 80%

Globe flotation in coming months
The Globe Organisation, one of Malta's leading fund management companies, is due to offer investors a 20 per cent flotation within the next two months. The move will make Globe the only organisation of the like to have a listing on the Exchange

Prestigious membership follows diplomatic recommendation
Two years ago, the Ambassador of France to Malta wrote a letter praising the beautifully renovated historic Xara Palace and on Friday the luxurious five-star hotel reaped the rewards of that communication when it became a member of the prestigious group, Relais and Chateaux.

GWU to discuss anti-EU motion
The General Workers' Union said that it will discuss a motion against Malta's EU membership with its delegates on Thursday 8 February, during an extraordinary session of the Union's National Delegates Conference


 


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