To argue that the deficit problem is not linked to economic planning
is wrong. One should not forget that for the last 17 years the
PN has been in government and ruled this country...
Impressed by our TV fare, Matthew Vella muses about programmes
and presenters that are not prime time stars...
Defeated Labour candidates Sharon Ellul Bonici and Manuel Cuschieri
are so upset with their non-election to the MLP European Parliament
candidature ticket that they are hoping the outcome will be overturned.
Their hopes have been taken up by Kalkara Mayor Michael Cohen,
who is lobbying for the Partys decision to field only four
candidates at the European Parliament elections to be changed...
The office of the Chief Veterinary have failed to identify the
importer of 30 foals that died in transit to Malta from Holland,
telling this newspaper the office and the quarantine officials
are only made aware of incoming animals upon arrival on Maltese
Imprisoned asylum seekers detained for over two
The ordeals of asylum seekers who land on the Maltese islands
are slowly turning into a humanitarian crisis with almost half
of the 514 asylum seekers in Malta having been detained for anything
between one and two years.
Government moves in to support marriage crisis
The government is planning to set up a comprehensive structure
to assist families that are in the process of separating, MaltaToday
The plan aims not only to help those wanting to separate, but
also separated couples that wish to change the terms and conditions
of their separation; families that have children born out of wedlock
and un-married families with children....
A number of archaeological remains some of which date from the
Tarxien temple period have been found when digging was carried
out in a room under the sacristy, MaltaToday has learned....
The Gozo Cathedral Parochial Office is so frustrated with its
attempts to obtain planning permits it has resorted to lobbying
its parishioners to exert pressure on MEPA, MaltaToday has learned...
The BICAL Controller, Robert Gatt, has accepted to front Lm30,000
in pre-emptive legal expenses as a guarantee to commence legal
proceedings for a re-trial in the Excelsior ownership case...
Finance Minister John Dalli is confident that Malta will get
out of the economic doldrums it is in and augurs that the social
pact will be signed by June. Here he speaks to Kurt Sansone about
the budget and its after-effects.
Sour autumns chill
Charles Mangion, MLP deputy leader and finance spokesperson tells
MATTHEW VELLA Dallis budget
lacks the necessary ingredients for economic growth, and that
now, the chickens have finally come home to roost.
Jes Camilleris name is becoming almost synonymous with
theatre. In this interview he explains why he is more interested
in artistic accomplishment than the commercial success of the
plays he acts in.