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Gonzi hits a snag as Dalli says 40% back him
Kurt Sansone and Matthew Vella
With the end of the second week of campaigning for the coveted post of PN leader and Prime Minister, Finance and Economic Affairs Minister John Dalli yesterday said surveys conducted by his team had revealed he enjoyed the support of around 40 per cent of the general council.


NEWS

Priceclub directors persuaded man to take Lm200,000 loan on their behalf
Evidence given in court by interior designer David Anastasi indicates that the owners of Priceclub, persuaded him to take a loan of Lm200,000 and hypothecate his family house as security, MaltaToday can reveal.


OTHER NEWS

Meet the wife of the next Prime Minister

Where do they stand?

“Why should I fight this battle on my own?” – Tonio Borg

Smoking ban leads to serious confrontation

New appointment shrouded in silence

National Bank Saga
Former Nationalist MP says Mintoff never held a gun to the shareholders’ heads


INTERVIEWS

John Dalli: Looking ahead
John Dalli has a lot at stake in the upcoming election of the Nationalist Party leader and eventual Prime Minister...

Louis Galea: I’m not an underdog
He might be the least unlikely to win the Nationalist Party leadership battle, but Louis Galea does not accept the label of “the underdog of the race.”...

Lawrence Gonzi: Taking relevant decisions
Lawrence Gonzi is not bothered by the comparisons being made between him and Eddie Fenech Adami...

THIS WEEK

Looking for his soul
Malta’s rock scene over the past twenty years has had its ups and downs, but one of the people who has invariably kept the flag flying is Ronnie Busuttil.


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

Spoilt for choice
As the leadership race ‘among friends’ enters the final lap, differences between the main contenders, as expected, are surfacing...


OPINION

Yesteryear or tomorrow
Saviour Balzan never minces his words and does not see why he should do so on this occasion

HSBC’s profits
Karmenu Farrugia is not so sure Malta is going through a recession and has a controversial suggestion to make that will not please some banks

Madeleine did not die of an overdose
Anna Mallia points to the real reasons of a non entity’s death and questions our respect for children

The European Green Party
Harry Vassallo is excited about the prospects of Alternattiva Demokratika in the enlarged EU, and outlines how the Green parties have been crucial in creating a more socially just and environmentally friendly EU


BUSINESS

GDP forecast to remain below potential

La Valette funds under management increase 48 per cent


LETTERS

The next President of Malta

The medico-legal aspect of the Andrea Massa case

Give the country golf courses

Women in politics


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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