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Sunday Circle
Issue No. 174
28 February - 6 March 2001
.Interview
Joe Gasan
tells MIRIAM DUNN how the Gasan Group has changed over the years and where it is heading

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Editorial
Go for fringe benefits but then act accordingly…


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Focus
The exploding welfare gap ­ the writing on the wall
Gejtu Vella
­ UHM Secretary General and Lawrence Gonzi ­ Social Policy Minister, recently addressed the Federation of Industry's annual conference

Opinion
Maximising the human resources potential
By Roger Ellul Micallef




Local News

Constituted bodies to meet Finance minister next week
fringe benefits controversy continues

Sustainability is the key says outgoing MEA president
Victor Scicluna: "The sooner we realise the serious situation we are in, the better the chances that we start administering the requested medicine."

Chamber criticism on CIS tax
Late last week, the Chamber of Commerce hit out at the government for its delay in providing details on exactly how the 15 per cent tax on both Malta and overseas­based Collective Investment Schemes will operate

VRT testers face disaster
Garage owners who are suffering huge financial losses because there is not enough Vehicle Road Worthiness work to go round warned the authorities long ago that the crisis would lead to abuse from some proprietors

Nortel Networks' stock crashes, investors sue
Two separate groups of Canadian investors announced Monday that they have launched class-action lawsuits against Nortel Networks, charging that the company misled shareholders over company prospects for 2001

Nationalist party worried over March elections
The Nationalist party is looking at the local council elections as a barometer of its present popularity. But many Nationalist at the stamperija, as the PN HQ is affectionately called, are worried that dissatisfaction at the PN's record and euro-scepticism may show up in the 10 March election


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