There comes a time when one wonders whether this government is
aware of all the rumblings going on in these small isles...
It is ratings week and what a week for us all, Saviour Balzan
writesYesterday the daily Independent indulged in what I consider
to be a damn good editorial...
The Broadcasting Authority survey to determine TV and radio audience
levels was held this week, MaltaToday can reveal. The survey coincided
with the airing of juicy subjects in some leading TV programmes...
Louis Galea is under great pressure to come clean on the Foundation
for Tomorrows Schools (FTS), claiming that he was aware
of irregularities in the issuing of direct orders last September
when he was informed of abuses by the FTS board. Only a few months
ago, Galea had accused the Labour party of mud-slinging exercises,
when the Opposition levelled accusations of financial irregularities
at the foundation...
In 1998, the European Commission imposed its highest ever fine,
EUR 102 million, on a private undertaking. Volkswagen, the German
car giant, was fined by the Commission for agreements aiming to
prevent Volkswagen dealers in Italy from selling vehicles to buyers
that were not resident in Italy.
24-year jail sentence still hanging around his neck
Giulio Andreotti, 83, seven times Italian premier, has been invited
to Malta by AZAD to deliver the first of a series of yearly lectures
in honour of former Prime Minister Giorgio Borg Olivier on 3 November
at the Auberge DAragon.
Andreotti, a senator for life, faces a 24 year jail sentence in
his home country, but will probably never spend a day in prison...
It was Minister Tonio Borgs personal intervention that prevented
the right of marriage for transsexuals from being inserted in
the new amendments to the civil code.
In this tit for tat with Minister for Investments Austin Gatt,
Kurt Sansone tries to unravel the reforms being contemplated at
Hes a singer, hes funny, he can play the guitar...
hes the one and only Paul Borg Bonaci of Fakawi fame.