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Top Story

Gonzi plans revisiting 12% withholding tax

In what appears to be the first confirmation that the decision to introduce a withholding tax of 12 per cent is facing serious hurdles, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Lawrence Gonzi told MaltaToday that he plans to revisit the withholding tax plan outlined in budget 2006.


 


TOP NEWS

No PBS contract yet for Cristina

Ellul Bonici ready to push for divorce in Labour Party

Courts defer cases for dignitaries


OTHER NEWS

Belgian prisoner on hunger strike awaiting extradition

Court bans name of banker charged with fraud

Bird flu scares a fifth of Maltese from eating chicken

Straight talk from Grace

Racists strike as Baluci’s charity concert flops

Lockerbie families doubt guilt of ‘bomber’ identified by Maltese witness

Energy-saving homes in for public consultation

Pullicino’s ill-timed statement raises eyebrows

Science without leadership as Malta lags behind Europe

Didn’t you just love the Budget Show?

Good housekeeping, weak economic management

Malta’s new ‘river’ could end up pumped in the sea

The end of six months’ silence for Montebello

Councillors get privileged access to plans

Authority sanctions billboards it set out to remove

Gonzi’s ‘no reason’ to let go of finance


INTERVIEW

The fifth administration
From the electricity surcharge and the ‘taxless’ budget to the painful PBS restructuring, Lawrence Gonzi speaks of his plans for the country by Saviour Balzan


THIS WEEK

The Art of calligraphy
It is quite rare in Malta to have displays of the art of calligraphy. By Erika Brincat

 



Economy

GRTU accuses mobile phone companies of abusing duopoly

New property index income fund from HSBC

Equities register double-digit growth

BOV chairman addresses stockbrokers

Newest addition to MSC fleet will be ready in June 2006

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EDITORIAL

Containing the budget flak
The government, with much strategic thinking and political shrewdness, has managed to defuse the budget flak.


OPINION

Miao, miao
Eunuchs have always intrigued me. Eunuchs, I was brought up to believe, were compelled to have their testicles thrown away to allow for their freedom of movement within their masters’ harem - Saviour Balzan

The fig leaf committee
- Evarist Bartolo

What’s with the bully boy tactics?
- Claire Bonello

A cushy excuse
- Anna Mallia


Sport Opinion

A crisis in the boardroom
- Kevin Grech



LETTERS

MEPA conjures an enforcement order

On oppression

Responding on homosexuality

November remember

No court sittings during CHOGM

Impossible to hold a sitting

Parking at Golden Bay

Parking for Sliema residents: to pay or not to pay?

Should we report our kids to the police?

Public transport: unofficial go slow?

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