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GDP to shrink by end of year - EC

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The latest spring economic forecasts published by the European Commission on Monday are projecting a bleaker scenario for the Maltese economy, which is set to contract by 0.9 per cent in 2009. >>

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Seven months and 60kg lighter since the day he tendered his resignation, former LGA CEO Mario Galea talks to DAVID DARMANIN on the way he influenced gaming regulations worldwide >>

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In today’s economic climate, discussion inevitably revolves around what concrete measures are being taken by world governments as also by our own to prop up the economy. In essence, the question being pondered is whether government should carry on pumping money into the economy and if so under what conditions and with what consequences.>>

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This article talks about the ingrained bureaucracy that has flourished over the years as the civil service became more dominant. Now in a downturn you would expect that the resources available (about one third of GDP) in the government administration will be partially redirected to help resolve the pains suffered by private sector. >>



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