Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando’s outburst over the choice of
temporary landfills proves that deference and dissidence are not
alien to the Nationalist government.
Saviour Balzan is jolted into cynic mode once again by the screening
of a programme that publicises religious revival for English speaking
upper middle class Maltese
The total number of caesarean sections carried out in private
hospitals in Malta during 2002 was 114, just over 32 per cent
of all private hospital births, according to statistics released
in Parliament by Health Minister Louis Deguara.
The search for election-defeat scapegoats in the Labour Party
has created a schism between leader Alfred Sant and his erstwhile
former deputy, George Vella.
The Public Transport Association is facing tough times with public
opinion directed against it and the Chairman of the Transport
Authority, Charles Demicoli, insisting the commuter comes first.
It was a ‘cool’ Alfred Sant that told a recent Labour
Party executive meeting that he was not going to step down from
his post in a year’s time, contrary to rumours making the
Fr Anton Gouder for Archbishop? The cleric is not amused. Here
he speaks to MATTHEW VELLA on the myths of progress and the values
crisis, and why society’s fragmentation has to be stopped
to pave way for the common good
Ruth Frendo was the only Maltese actress to have appeared in
the Hollywood blockbuster Gladiator, partially shot in Malta.