TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Not the time to reveal Trelleborg aid – Fenech

Minister pledges to help firm prior to EC approval

David Darmanin

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech has pledged to help the local plant of sealing solutions manufacturers Trelleborg undertake an investment of €2 million prior to the European Commission’s approval, this newspaper has learnt. >>

Court opts out of surcharge battle between St Philip’s and Enemalta

Hoteliers affected by banks’ verdict on interest rates

Commission calls for doubling funding for ICT research and innovation

Maltese appointed Confine President

Microsoft Malta inaugurates new office in Mosta

Rent Reform Bill ‘still far from acceptable’ - GRTU

Outbound travel increases

Give me the feminine way any day

France will grant online betting licenses in 2010. Is this the way forward?

Letter: MCA does not rank service providers

Nestlé Professional in the catering industry – a year after

British Airways launching more mobile services on

GlobalCapital launches sale of luxurious Madliena apartments

Baron Group sponsors Saint Cecilia Chapel restoration

Melita employees donate €1,800 to the Ursuline Crèche

Opposition Leader presented with Principles of Maltese Taxation publication

Seminars for Agricultural Sector

Malta Institute of Management programmes through ETC’s Training Aid Framework

Europe’s Iron Lady

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The Banif alternative

In an extensive interview, Joaquim Silva Pinto, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Banif Bank speaks to CHARLOT ZAHRA on the Portuguese bank’s entry into the Maltese market over the past year and its plans to become a major player in a few years’ time >>

Banking on banks
Surely, banks are businesses like any other – they must watch their expenses, keep their profit margins healthy and make sure that their operational policies stimulate efficient ways of growth, sustainability and competitiveness. >>

George M. Mangion

The Czechs are coming
It was a dull and cold Tuesday in Prague that started Malta Enterprise’s second attempt to assist Maltese entrepreneurs in a business delegation. This happened thanks to the support of a local bank and an international hotel chain. Equally important was the presence and collaboration of the Ministry of Finance. This was in turn hosted by the Czech Chamber of Commerce via the leadership of the Consul for Czech Mr Casapinta. >>



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