TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 03 June 2009

Muscat calls for tax reduction

Karl Stagno-Navarra

Opposition and Labour party leader Joseph Muscat is calling on government to reduce the tax burden and invest in the economy.>>

Gonzi accuses Muscat of “capitalising on serious
economic issues”

Café Jubilee to open first overseas outlet by end of year

Increase in Treasury bill bids

AD says green energy can create 545 new jobs

Euro zone interest rates likely to remain
unchanged at all-time low of 1 per cent

Vodafone subscriber drop attributed to tourist subscriptions

‘Company tax should be reduced to 5%’ - AN

CBM should issue forecasts quarterly, experts say

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MHRA application for UNWTO membership successful

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MACM Director General addresses Belgian Credit Managers

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Plaza CEO Lionel Lapira says business in some retail outlets has gone down by as much as 30 per cent, but others are actually faring better. The recession flew over Plaza p.l.c.’s head as they were among the few companies witnessing a growth all throughout last year, including the dreaded Q4 2008. Not only have they distributed higher dividends to their shareholders, but in this time of uncertainty they decided to extend their rentable space the second time around within a matter of two years. Interview by DAVID DARMANIN >>

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Brussels calling
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