With the tourism operators repeatedly calling for the tourism minister’s resignation over the last months now appointed on the tourism consultative board, it will be a question of time before they will turn on the minister to fork out the money they deem necessary or tender their own resignation. READ MORE >>
AFM will not participate in Lebanon peacekeeping force
The Maltese government last night excluded deploying a military contingent to the Middle East as part of an EU-led peacekeeping force mandated by the UN to buffer the state of Israel and Hezbollah-controlled South Lebanon.
With the decision over Mater Dei’s IT system ever more imminent, sections of the Maltese press have touted troubled UK software firm iSoft as the bidder whose “proven and tested systems” in the UK national health service “should carry a lot of weight”, ignoring the serious financial troubles the company is in.
The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has set the ball rolling to pave the way for the SmartCity@Malta project by initiating a revision of the Grand Harbour Local Plan (GHLP). READ MORE >>
The Public Broadcasting Services’ financial statements published last week list the costs of charity telethon l-Istrina as forming part of the station’s cash flow, with expenses related to the event going as high as 10 per cent of the cash handed over to charitable institutions. READ MORE >>
by George M. Mangion
Dublin awaits the gaming industry’s cream to discuss the serious issues hampering the sector’s growth READ MORE >>
by Trafford Busuttil
Property valuations are not based on what the lady down the road is trying to sell her property READ MORE >>
The whole package of incentives, whether in the form of tax cuts or increased expenditure, government is proposing for 2007 will be valued at Lm8 million. It may sound as a drop in the ocean but for Parliamentary Secretary TONIO FENECH, the decision to give the public some respite after three years of sacrifices is grounded in government’s belief that any such decision has to be “responsible” and “sustainable”. READ MORE >>