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TOP STORY

May 1 derogation puts Maltese language on backburner
Matthew Vella
The achievement of Maltese as a national language by the team headed by Richard Cachia Caruana continues to resonate in the ears of the thousands of PN supporters who danced to the music of Iva Malta fl-Ewropa.


TOP NEWS

Welcomeurope shuns duty over hidden explosives


OTHER NEWS

Gozo revolts against ferry price increases

Data protection leads to banning of cameras at school concert

Zebra crossing in prompting game

Gonzi says real deficit stands at 6 not 9 per cent

Turab to skip court hearing on Yiohan tragedy

Prime Minister insists Tonio Borg didn’t say what he said

Tonio Borg against eco taxes, George Pullicino in favour

EP candidates facing the enemy within

MIC stresses neutrality in MEP debates


INTERVIEW

“We were never Eurosceptics”
Super One journalist Glenn Bedingfield says the next European Parliament elections are no test for Alfred Sant’s leadership

Making her mark
PN candidate
Roberta Tedesco Triccas says it is “essential” for the party in government to have a majority in the European Parliament


THIS WEEK

Acting and singing her heart out
Coryse Borg has become one of the mainstays of the Maltese theatre scene. Coryse has a thing for musicals and has participated in several over the past few years combining both her acting and singing skills.


SPORT

Tony Formosa's world of sports
When the killings take a break

 


Will malta be a bridge to the south?
Karl Schembri
takes our promise to bridge Europe with North Africa seriously and foresees some problems

Small is Beautiful
Saviour Balzan takes a historical and cultural perspective at Malta and the Maltese

The day Europe became one
Kurt Sansone recalls the day in Copenhagen when the EU of 25 finally became a reality

Waiting for Europe - the long march to emancipation ….
Matthew Vella leaves no stone unturned in underlining the aspirations of that very small but anxious libertarian core of Maltese voters

Is Europe a Christian bastion?
European identity has been moulded by its deep roots in Christianity, is this still valid? Julian Manduca asks

EDITORIAL

A secular Europe all the way
Coming to terms with Europe’s secular nature is understandably difficult for the Maltese...


OPINION

Malta needs Rottweilers not Chihuahuas
Malta’s face in Brussels is Mr Richard Cachia Caruana. This controversial man is not only known for his energy and control freakism, but also for his inability to converse in proper Maltese. - Saviour Balzan

Devaluation – a dishonest measure
“The loss of competitiveness is…due to the stubbornness of…John Dalli in refusing to countenance a devaluation of our ridiculously high value lira.” - Karm Farrugia

Mean Streak
Simon Busuttil is Mr Nice Guy. He is one of the few people who matched his image perfectly all the time I have known him. If you really wanted to be nasty about him, the worst that you could say was that he was too perfect, a little prissy. Who would want to be nasty to a guy like that? - Harry Vassallo

No pensions reform before abuse control
The Prime Minister decided not to divulge the contents of the World Bank report on pension reform in Malta before the June elections. - Anna Mallia

Tobacco firm says smoking deaths boost economy
One of the world’s largest tobacco company sparked outrage some time ago for suggesting that cigarettes save an economy millions on health care - because smokers die early. - Dr Herbert Messina Ferrante

The best and most consistent candidate
with apologies to PM Lawrence Gonzi - Mark Scerri


BUSINESS

Government, HP announce strategic partnership

Malta Enterprise offers financial incentive schemes for SMEs

eTEN call for proposals 2004/1 now open

Visible trade gap narrows by Lm16.9m


LETTERS

Clarification by Sharon Ellul Bonici

Clearing the air on bird shooting

Does the PN have hearing problems?

Proud to be ‘a’ Maltese

PBS will never be the same again

Anna Mallia and priests

Cassola voted against abortion


 

 


 

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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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