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Lawrence Gonzi to be Malta’s next Prime Minister
Lawrence Gonzi yesterday effectively became the new leader of the Nationalist Party and Prime Minister to be with a lead of 289 votes or 33.7 percentage points over his nearest rival John Dalli. The 50 year old lawyer attained 508 votes.


NEWS

“I want to buy the Trade Fair” – Ic-Caqnu
Karl Schembri
The man who boasts of having built Malta, leading developer Charles Polidano, known as Ic-Caqnu, is in discussions with the owners of the Trade Fair grounds in Naxxar in a bid to buy the massive area of land there.

Priceclub was destroying supermarket business

Malta hunters for Europe elections


OTHER NEWS

Agencies urge changes to laws

Rival PN contenders indicate MEPA is in for review

Sharon Ellul Bonici considers independent ticket

Residents and MEPA dispute foreshore development

Stakeholders should have been consulted on smoking ban – Edwin Vassallo


INTERVIEW

A noble Labourite
John Attard Montalto admits he was only interested in change rather than the post of MLP leader when he contested last year. Here he talks about his MEP campaign, George Abela and the jungles of Guatemala


THIS WEEK

From cowboy to Caligula
Anthony Ellul has established a name for himself as an actor, director and producer of plays. Working with some of the best known theatre artistes Malta has to offer he has put on some of the most cutting edge productions presented in the past decade. Ellul’s Teatru Menz will soon be presenting Camus ‘Caligula,’ to be staged at MITP in Valletta and Ellul plays the challenging main role. The play kicks off 6 March.


SPORT

Tony Formosa's world of sports
Pele scores with Mia as youngsters dream
FIFA have recently launched their centenary celebrations by unveiling impressive photos of the first five on the list of the game's 100 greatest living footballers chosen by Pele, the undoubted number one. The ceremony was staged, at a London art gallery.

 

 

EDITORIAL

Time to risk
The eventual winner of the Nationalist leadership race would be well advised to take stock of all the political proposals made during the campaign including those of the other two contestants...


OPINION

Contestants number one, two and three
Saviour Balzan throws a tantrum at a lame and agenda driven press...

Ministers and votes
Karmenu Farrugia has some very innovative ideas to make about our electoral system…it is about time politicians pricked up their ears and listened…

Stonehenge vs Mnajdra!
Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando draws parallels between what is planned for Stonehenge and Mnajdra and points out that what Malta is planning is symptomatic of our lack of respect for each other

The Employment Commission is biased
The case instituted by Michael Fenech has egged on Dr Anna Mallia to state she is impressed with the Employment Commission which she accuses of bias and believes is setting landmarks which do not do it honour

Teflon Icon
Dr Harry Vassallo explains that our Prime Minister has been wearing a special protective coat that has something to do with frying pans…confused? Read on…


BUSINESS

EU Tax, Internal Market Commissioner addresses business community

European Investment Bank launches its first bond issue in Maltese Liri


LETTERS

The coward should come forward

Invisible (non family) future Prime Minister

The Ring’s Delay


 

 


 

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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