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TOP STORY

Leading PN contenders nominated by same ministers
Two leading cabinet minister who may be crucial in the race for the future leader of the Nationalist Party and eventual Prime Minister have nominated both Lawrence Gonzi and John Dalli, MaltaToday has learned....


NEWS

Saliba says three-way debate is unhealthy
Matthew Vella
JOE Saliba, who has been secretary-general for the PN since 1999, said a three-way debate between the three candidates would only serve as an "emotional element for the media... (see interview)


OTHER NEWS

Overtime MLP scare was justified after all

Nominations for leadership post will re-open if nobody obtains two thirds support

Online battle for the leaders

Ministers take a break from their ministries in run up to leadership contest

Mine is not a new electoral programme Gonzi says

Dalli presents his political vision

Survey underlines contenders strength and weaknesses

Restaurateurs adamant on gradual introduction of smoking ban

Priceclub directors aggravated their suppliers’ losses to their own advantage – auditor

Tonio Borg sticks to his guns on detention


INTERVIEW

Battle of the ‘clones’ in Pietà
The reason why the PN’s candidates have been denied a confrontational debate is because they all have the same vision, according to party secretary-general Joe Saliba

THIS WEEK

Living a dream
Jonathan Abel, a popular former part-time radio DJ and also a school teacher has put aside his teaching career to pursue his life long ambition - to be a full time radio DJ and producer.


SPECIAL FEATURE

Zeppi il-Hafi had a trump card – Meinrad Calleja
For the first time since being accused of the attempted murder of the Prime Minister’s personal assistant Richard Cachia Caruana, Meinrad Calleja found not guilty of the crime speaks to Karl Schembri in this interview

 

 


 

 

EDITORIAL

Wanted – A three-way debate
The decision by the Nationalist Party executive not to allow the three main contenders for the leadership post to take part in public debates or in direct debates between themselves is regrettable..


OPINION

The economy, stupid
From Naxxar skyscrapers to potential leaders of the Nationalist party, Saviour Balzan rests his case...

Of this and that
Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando says it’s about time we seriously started looking for alternatives...

Enforcing religious observance in schools
Peter Farrugia takes a swipe at whoever decreed that students should be forced to attend mass and realises that while religion can be taken to us, we do not necessarily take to it ...


BUSINESS

Malta Stock Exchange index climbs 6.5 per cent in January

Tourism and our daily bread


LETTERS

Spin without positive content

Thank you Eddie

Stop the desecration of Fort St Angelo

Europe’s unjust laws

How much evidence did the noble lord ignore?

SPORT

Tony Formosa's world of sports
The ‘M’ factor, a racecourse and an over-rated professor of economics
Strangely enough the letter ‘m’ featured in most football headlines covered by the international media, during these last few days.

 


 

Roger Degiorgio is Managing Director at MaltaToday
Dr Roger Degiorgio will be the new Managing Director and co-owner of Newsworks Ltd as from tomorrow. Newsworks Ltd is the new media house responsible for various media including the Sunday newspaper MaltaToday, the weekly financial newspaper The Malta Financial & Business Times and TV reportage. Dr Degiorgio’s involvement as co-owner of the two prestigious publications comes after a period of positive growth for the young media house.
Dr Degiorgio’s involvement with the media goes back twenty years. He was responsible for the running of the newspaper In-Nazzjon Taghna and instrumental in setting up the TV station NET TV. Recently he also served as managing director of Standard Publications, publisher of The Malta Independent and The Malta Business Weekly. Dr Degiorgio also has an interest in the entertainment business.
Commenting on Dr Degiorgio’s business involvement with the company, Mr Saviour Balzan co-owner and Managing Editor at Newsworks Ltd said: "This latest development augurs well for Newsworks Ltd. Dr Degiorgio brings with him years of experience and a dynamism that is essential in the changing world of media. Our operations, but most especially those at MaltaToday will have much to gain from Dr Degiorgio’s personal involvement, this is a splendid way to kick off into a new year after a tough, but successful year for us."


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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