TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Police ready to arraign VAT fraud suspects

Karl Stagno-Navarra

Investigators are reported to have completed their work in compiling the long list of accusations to be brought against a number of people who are to be charged with the VAT department fraud scandal. >>

Foiled hold-up on HSBC

Moody’s keeps mum on Malta visit

Employee wins €125,000 in injury compensation

Interest-free Charge Cards launched in Malta

First RyanAir Madrid flight lands

COLA, competitiveness and inflation: the economists’ verdict

Are we good at being EU members?

Tourism and the Environment – in the national interest

Investing in a stronger, greener and more competitive economy

New Appointment at GlobalCapital

Commonwealth-sponsored African delegation trains in Malta

Captive and Funds Management conference in November

GasanMamo Insurance with a new Hamrun branch

The Malta Institute of Cultural Studies launched

Regus membership program gives recession-hit companies competitive advantage

Express Trailers partners with DHL Cold Chain to serve the pharmaceutical industry

The last Samurai

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A tale of clipped wings

I was originally invited to interview Luigi Crispino last week, however a phone call just a few hours before we had to meet informed me that the Sicilian businessman had to leave quickly for Bologna to “sort out” some business.>>

Cold comfort
So here we are again: COLA has caught up with us again. Aimed at compensating workers for any loss of ground due to inflation, the mechanism has long been condemned as being itself inflationary. The unions blame employers, employers blame government and government blames the world economy. Everybody is right but still the end result is almost inevitably a mess. >>

George M. Mangion

Economy recovery or destabilisation
The title of this article coins two words depicting contrasting situations. This vaguely reminds me of the late Michael Jackson’s popular song black or white. In his case he cheerfully sings that it does not matter if it’s black or white >>



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