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Copenhagen told this was warmest decade

This decade has been the warmest on record and this year is likely to be the fifth warmest, according to the World Meteorological Organisation’s assessment of global average temperatures. >>

Failure in Copenhagen is not an option

Nine EU nations to build offshore wind power grid

The essentials in Copenhagen

What consequences can we expect, and what can we do?

GWU, Forum in move to sideline UHM, CMTU

Fenech explains Budget measures in personalised letter to self-employed

European banks warned to ‘come clean’

Maltese company in alliance partnership agreement with Austrian environment agency

“amalgamation plan” underway for VAT, IRD, Customs and TCU

Government committed to efficient issuance of entry Visas

ECB keeps rates unchanged and announces details of refinancing operations up to April 7, 2010

3.5 per cent interest, one year euro term deposit

Izola Bank launches euro term deposit

Altaro software launched in Malta

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It’s all about implementation

CMTU President William Portelli spoke to KARL STAGNO-NAVARRA on the current challenges facing trade unions in a time of economic recession. He stresses the importance of closely following a steadfast implementation of Government measures for next year’s Budget to safeguard jobs >>

Disappointment in Copenhagen
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Accountants lock horns with regulators
Over the last few years, public confidence in the auditing of company accounts has been seriously shaken by corporate scandals such as Enron in the US, Dutch retailer Ahold, Italy’s Parmalat and Societe Generale in France (just to name a few). In response to these scandals and as part of the preparations for a broader action plan on corporate governance, the EU Commission has conducted a number of studies. >>

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Maltese embassies handle record requests for Visas
Maltese Embassies abroad have handled more than 18,000 requests for assistance between January and November. This record figure registered over last year registered in Malta’s overseas diplomatic representations are separate from another encouraging fact, that 550 contacts were also made by foreign investors.>>



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