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Sunday Circle
Issue No. 183
2 - 8 May 2001
Interview
David Lindsay speaks to Andrew McKenna, Managing Director at SCL

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Holding on steady on collective agreements


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Focus
Taxation on Fringe Benefits
At the end of March, Chamber President Mr. John E. Sullivan, sent a letter to all members outlining the Chamber’s views

Opinion
The price of progress
Finance Minister John Dalli recently attended the Annual Meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development held in London.

Mr Dalli is also one of the Bank’s Governors. During the meeting, which welcomed Yugoslavia as a member of the Bank, Mr Dalli spoke on how the pursuit of progress has adversely affected the Maltese environment and how the government is now focussing on embellishment





News

EU structural funds: ‘More pie in the sky’
The probability of EU structural funds is very much a pie in the sky scenario as was the case with the infamous Lm100 million electoral promise by former Foreign minister now President, Guido De Marco

Travel not hit by recession
If the country is going through a sort of recession at the moment, it is surely not affecting the Maltese travelling community

Gonzi writes to construction companies
In view of the pressure being piled by construction companies to employ foreign workers to make good for the shortage of Maltese construction workers, The Business Times has learnt that Social Policy Minister Lawrence Gonzi has sent a letter to the companies

MIA prepares to hand over management of air traffic services
The opening of the new air traffic control centre last Friday marked an important step in the setting up of a new company at Malta International Airport

Maltacom launches new services
Maltacom launched the Easyline and e-directory services at a press conference held at the Maltacom head office in Marsa, last Friday

Poor management leads to MA Supermarkets shut down
In the latest bout of calamity to hit the supermarket sector, the supermarket known as Savemart in San Gwann was closed down last week

Steps taken to improve food hygiene in retail outlets
Health inspectors have intensified their campaign to improve food hygiene this month by adding all retail outlets selling food to their Risk Assessment Programme

Malta announces special arrangement on environment
The Maltese Government has published Malta’s requests for special arrangements in the negotiations for the adoption of the European Union’s environment acquis communautaire

 


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