TOP NEWS | Sunday, 5 August 2007

‘Someone from the ministry will cover up for us’
A Malta Maritime Authority (MMA) official facing corruption charges in the mariners’ licences bribery scandal has alleged that his superior, who is also indicted in the case, had reassured him that a ministry official would cover up for their frauds...

Sarko’s nuclear deal sparks fears over Malta’s safety
The Maltese government is trying not to upset diplomatic and commercial ties with Libya, balking at the prospect of a nuclear reactor which French president Nicolas Sarkozy will provide to the country ruled by the dictator once dubbed by Ronald Reagan as the ‘Mad Dog’ of the Middle East...

Chinese human traffickers used Malta as base
Malta has served as a logistical base and launching pad for at least two Chinese underground gangs, illegally trafficking hundreds of co-nationals to Sicily by powerboats on trips that have proved fatal in stormy seas..


Saviour Balzan: In bed with excrement and urine

Anna Mallia: The demolition jungle

Michael Falzon:
Signs of the times

Raphael Vassallo: I’m go(lf)ing slightly mad

NEWS | Sunday, 05 August 2007

Elderly patients hit by ‘unlucky strike’

De Marco proposes Council of State

Apocalyptic start for UTV

Labour’s Cuschieri shoos Emmanuel Micallef

PBS to employ more journalists in ‘fine-tuning’ exercise

Bring out the champagne for Sant’s nouvelle cuisine

Sliema traffic ‘forced’ through Tigne

Vodafone sues MCA over interception system

‘The minister is not above the law’ – Ta’ Cenc developers

Gzira to switch off the red light


The French kiss of death
The recently signed French-Libyan nuclear deal is a matter of concern. The official explanation given that the reactor has been sold by France to desalinate seawater to assist Libya’s supplies of drinking water does little to allay our fears. This agreement has little to do with quenching Libya’s thirst and much to do with Libya’s nuclear ambitions and France’s business interests.... Editorial >

The French disconnection
Officially, the nuclear reactor being sold to Libya is to desalinate sea water to help the country’s supplies of drinking water. But the Franco-Libya nuclear deal is a worrying precedent for the entire Mediterranean, and Malta... News analysis - Matthew Vella

The tides, they are a-changing
Between global warming, pollution, over-fishing and the introduction of alien species, the Mediterranean Sea is undergoing a far-reaching transformation. Marine biologist Professor Victor Axiak tells Raphael Vassallo why this is an issue which is of concern to us all...
Interview >

Of pouncing migrants and kangaroos

Charlot Zahra’s election diary

The Julian Manduca Award

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