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TOP STORY

Witness claims former Police Commissioner shielded Chambray man

Julian Manduca
A Gozitan businessman selected to take over Fort Chambray by government was shielded by disgraced former Police Commissioner George Grech according to a former Police Inspector who was giving Court evidence...


TOP NEWS

Dog sanctuary has no financial statements for Lm14,000 collected

MLP will not be opposing port reforms

Abuse in Church Schools entry system confirmed in Curia communication


OTHER NEWS

High alcohol excise duty sends consumers to Sicily on ‘booze cruise’

Telegraph awards Malta third most disappointing travel destination

New PBS headache for Gatt

Anglu Farrugia’s comments irk some in Labour

BA removes confidential report from website

Fired police officers never brought before the PSC

The lucrative business of controlling BICAL assets

Witness refuses to answer in case against Priceclub directors

Thousands of liri already wasted on Opera House plans

Translation demands the same for all new Members, EU says

On slip ups and Euro convergence

No more of a stench than it was before!

Former chairman remains silent over MTA, the ‘ship with no captain’


INTERVIEW

Handling port reform
Government has made it clear that port services are in for a reform but the General Workers’ Union, which also has substantial commercial interests in cargo handling, is warning of “unpredictable reactions.” Competitiveness Censu Galea here says he intends to issue a call for tenders by March next year that will bring the union’s monopoly to an end By Karl Schembri

Union power in the balance
He is a gentle giant, but General Workers Union Secretary General Tony Zarb has a delicate balancing act to perform on the issue of port workers. Here he gives his side of the story By Kurt Sansone


THIS WEEK

Bitch hostess for dinner
Louiselle Vassallo is an actress and singer who also finds time to lecture at the university and handle her responsibilities as a manager at MediaLink..

 


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 ask

 

 

 

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EDITORIAL

Wanted: Objective, lively and informative public broadcasting
The deafening silence surrounding the resignation of Michael Mallia as chairman of PBS by both the Ministry and the departing Chairman himself is of concern...


OPINION

‘Little dark people
The demise of the chairman at Xandir Malta was no great surprise. When Michael Mallia was appointed we all sat back and took a deep breath and exclaimed in a loud voice: “loose cannon, loose cannon,” and then we cried...- Saviour Balzan

Burning Bush- Harry Vassallo

 

Mandate for mediocrity - Claire Bonello

 

Giving archicultural value to Valletta-Paul Borg Olivier


SPORT

Tony Formosa's world of sports
‘Rescue me! I’m cracking!’… typical of Mutu and friends




BUSINESS

WEF demotes Malta on competitiveness

Inflation rises for 11th month

Cruise liners to increase Maltese home port activities

BOV Head of Strategy addresses London conference

Melita plans digital TV services for early next year


LETTERS

Facts not insults

The need to re-open the trade schools

Assistance for first-time buyers Part 2

Public garden for opera house site

Turkey, the EU and the USA

Rehabilitation of Quarries

TCU targeting the wrong people

PBS on Archbishop’s successor

For England and Malta

One should put one’s house in order



 

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