It is all over now; the Labour party conference is past tense.
Next Monday on most people’s minds it will be budget and
Saviour Balzan looks back at this week and pours scorn on the
Labour deputy leader Michael Falzon walked the corridors of the
Mile End with an encouraging smile on Friday. It was the day after
two of his candidates, Jason Micallef and Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi,
were elected secretary general and president. Jason Micallef had
the added advantage of having two relatives (Freddie Micallef
and George Gatt) as former Labour ministers...
How unique an event is it that a Magistrate takes up an independent
request for investigation just hours after it is lodged at the
Courts? Deputy Attorney General Silvio Camilleri confirms that
reports and complaints are usually laid with the Police who, following
preliminary inquiries, inform the Court of Magistrates "in
order to receive necessary directions for such proceedings,"
as according to the Criminal Code...
The magistrate’s court has ordered that Joseph Fenech, known
as Zeppi l-Hafi, be brought in front of it under arrest to face
accusations of fraud over an alleged bogus property deal...
The horizons of id-Dejma and Malta Shipbuilding crowned Malta’s
socialist economics and never found favour with the Nationalist
Opposition in the ‘70s and ‘80s...
Broadcasting Authority Chairman Dr Joseph Said Pullicino on Monday
denied that the BA audience survey was held in the penultimate
week of October but stopped short of saying how he intends to
ensure that producers do not get wind of when surveys are to be
maltese organisations assisting asylum seekers currently detained
in Malta fear an escalation of problems amongst detainees in immigrant
centres following the suicide of 31-year old Algerian Abdul Hakim
Gharnout, which is currently subject to a magisterial inquiry.
Ever since the Department of Contracts announced that the company
awarded the tender for the replacement of the St Luke’s incinerator
was not in a position to honour its commitments, MaltaToday has
been trying to find out what will be the next step...
The same planning authority, now MEPA, that will be called upon
to decide the fate of Malta’s neolithic temples with regard
to the siting of interim landfills had already decided no further
stone cutting should be carried out in the area, MaltaToday has
Frank and brash at the same time Jimmy Magro talks about dissent
within the MLP, his aspiration to become a Labour MEP and Alfred
Sant. Interview by Kurt Sansone...
Mikhail Basmadjian has become a household name for his role in
‘Angli,’ but the man with a big smile and joie de vivre
has also starred in Ghaddi l-Bieb Miftuh, Tlieta kontra tlieta,
Delitti Maltin, Il-Pesta, and Simpatici.