TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Unemployment increases by 1,563 over June 2008

At 7,521 persons, registered unemployment in July 2009 increased by 1,563 when compared to the corresponding month last year. >>

LGA picks licensee as its landlord

Demise of young retailer shocks business community

FIMBank plc announces half-yearly results

Mambra auditor unable to certify accounts

Maltese IT company’s profits plummet during first half of 2009

Four listed companies meet to approve half-yearly financials

Government bonds: what’s the story?

Home Thoughts on Civic Awareness and Responsibilities

Becoming literate in new media

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Fashion retailer Diane Izzo never thought she’d make it so big. After borrowing Lm40,000 from her dad nine years ago, she left her job as a receptionist and opened the first Terranova in Malta. She owns fourteen shops now, but it was hard work. Interview by David Darmanin >>

Waiting for dawn
The NSO yesterday published unemployment figures up to July 2009. It makes interesting reading for number-crunchers and bad news for all others. In the twelve months to July 2009 Malta saw a rise in unemployment of 1,488 and Gozo a further 75 bringing the number of registered unemployed up to 7521 - 6760 in Malta and 761 in Malta. >>

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Let the buyer beware
During a recession weird things happen. Particularly, heavy casualties are reported by the weakest players of the economy. Take the drop in tourism. We have been regaled by the media with news of a constant drop in tourist arrivals (a 20,000 drop in June).>>



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