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MaltaToday - Malta’s fastest growing newspaper

Readership of MaltaToday grew by a staggering 152 percent in under twelve months. This is the conclusion of a survey carried out by ‘Informa’ consultants. The survey confirms that MaltaToday is the fastest growing newspaper on the island with 4.3 percent of the newspaper market share compared to the 6.4 percent of it’s main rival, The Malta Independent on Sunday.
MaltaToday stood at 1.7 percent a year ago. The survey was carried out after the elections. MaltaToday’s increased readership is reflected in this newspaper’s sales records which have shot up during the last year. The Malta Independent on Sunday dropped by 6 percent during the same period.

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Beyond the farce

The declaration made by President of the Republic Prof. Guido de Marco on whether he will stand as a candidate in the European parliamentary election was beyond the farcical. For a moment it made us forget tomorrow’s budget speech and the choice of four candidates for the Labour party. Malta attempts to move on...


Shifting sands

Change is the name of the game and Kurt Sansone concludes that he likes what he sees in the Labour Party...


PN plans to push Louis Galea for President

The PN leadership chess game is unleashed. The boys at Pieta have revealed a blue print for the replacement of Guido de Marco, the President of the Republic, who hopes to stand for election as a member of the European parliament...

Cash-rich fishmonger in clandestine probe

Kurt Sansone
The woman arrived at the Bugibba branch. She carried an attache case with not more than Lm30,000. The bank manager invited her into his office and proceeded to count the money.

Commission tell Malta, you have no anti-corruption programme

Matthew Vella
The European Union’s monitoring report for 2003, which surveys Malta’s progress in adopting the union’s body of law, the acquis communautaire, has decreed that anti-corruption measures on the island have to be stepped up....

Jimmy’s and Manuel’s annus horribilis

Kurt Sansone
Jimmy Magro and Manuel Cuschieri can now definitely be described as the scapegoats of the Labour Party after having failed in their bid to get their names on the MLP Euro-election ticket....

Independent Labour Party?

It is not yet said that the door is shut for some of the Labour Party candidates who failed to get their name on the MLP ticket for the Euro-parliament elections. After Tuesday’s MLP general conference rumour was rife that both Manuel Cuschieri and Sharon Ellul Bonici would contest the EP election on their own steam as independents....

Doom and gloom for hotel industry as several hotels close doors

Julian Manduca
The closure of the Galaxy hotel, in Sliema is not an isolated case and hoteliers are indicating that it is a time for change within the industry.

Malta Transport Authority sworn to secrecy

The Malta Transport Authority would not divulge information to this newspaper about a consultant it engaged and paid Lm6,000.



Aiming for another five years of PN

PN Secretary-General Joe Saliba thinks ahead to the next five years in which the Nationalists really have a tough job ahead MATTHEW VELLA writes


Playing a madman and a revolutionary

Pierre Stafrace is one of the mainstays of Malta’s theatre scene, a versatile actor who finds himself at home in both comic and more serious roles.

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