Port workers meeting in Qormi today with ex-secretary
The General Workers Union’s Secretary of the Maritime and Aviation Section, Emanuel Zammit, resigned together with his executive yesterday, three weeks since secretary Josephine Attard Sultana and President Francis Buttigieg were sacked from the public sector section. READ MORE >>
As research and innovation is key to any country’s economic success, David Spiteri Gingell, CEO at MITTS and Chairman of the Malta Council for Science and Technology argues that rationalisation on investment in research and development throughout these last years was a “serious miscalculation by government”. READ MORE >>
Despite the negative outlook of Euro changeover chief Alan Camilleri to Malta’s current aspirations to join the single currency, Parliamentary Secretary Tonio Fenech yesterday minimised the concern about the current rate of inflation and stressed that when one looks at the statistical information, “it is evident that all we are in excess of the inflation reference value is just point three per cent”.
The government would not disclose the extent of real estate and golf development in the new SmartCity Malta project despite calls for transparency by MLP spokesperson Leo Brincat. READ MORE >>
by George M. Mangion
Spectators wonder in glee: should political opportunities for a new party glow richer in the midst of the waning sun? READ MORE >>
Research and innovation are key to every country’s ambition to secure competitiveness. However, Malta has insofar dragged its feet to read the sign of the times. Government now is alerted on the state-of-play, as is revealed in the recently published National Strategic Plan for R&I 2007-2010. READ MORE >>