MaltaToday | Sunday, 10 February 2008

Commentary by Saviour Balzan:

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TOP NEWS | Sunday, 10 February 2008

Di-ve election reporting stopped after government complaints
Go chairman Sonny Portelli yesterday denied discussing his company’s news portal with the Office of the Prime Minister, prior to a company decision not to report the general elections...

Mintoff writes to Mugabe, claims Bush has CIA watching him
The former Maltese prime minister Dom Mintoff publishes his letters to world leaders on a personal blog. In an exclusive insight into his letters to Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, Lawrence Gonzi, and the European Commission president José Barroso, we reveal the enigmatic 92-year-old maverick’s world view of local and world politics...

PN edges closer to Labour

The official start of the electoral campaign has resulted in a 7% drop in uncommitted voters with the Nationalist Party gaining 5% over last week’s survey.
Yet the MLP which started the campaign with a 6% lead, still enjoys a 2% lead after increasing its support by 1% during the past week.
This emerges from MaltaToday’s first survey after the dissolution of parliament and the start of the electoral campaign.
Alternattiva Demokratika which has seen its national profile rise with newcomer Carmel Cacopardo – a former PN candidate enjoying the media spotlight – has climbed to 3%.
With the billboards of the two big parties mirroring each other’s claim that the opposing party is full of yesterday’s men, the third party vote has reached the 3.7% mark...

NEWS | Sunday, 10 February 2008

Anglu Xuereb tendered for Sant’ Antnin!

Ipswich prostitutes’ serial killer educated in Malta

Daily election edition of MaltaToday before and after election

Auditor’s report slams MEPA’s former PRO

Gonzi: No plans to make up for promised tax cuts

Alfred Sant takes it slow before tomorrow’s big day

‘Don’t punish the well off’ – AD’s tax policy

Electoral office building crumbling

Keeping children in school

Labour’s educational policy: nothing cast in stone

AN call for smaller government, more discipline

No nasty smells from Sant’ Antnin, minister promises


Defining change

The Labour Party has made change the central platform of its electoral campaign, and talking of “programmes for change that the country needs” Editorial >

Pamela Hansen:
Lots of promises but no zing

Roderick Galdes:

Repeater, Reception, Deception!

John Dalli:

Big differenceThe electorate

Evarist Bartolo:
The sound of silence

The Julian Manduca Award

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