MaltaToday | 19 March 2008



TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 19 March 2008

An MTA consultant has resigned for his role in drawing up a report recommending the Mistra permit - shouldn’t Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando do the same?

MTA official resigns over Mistra permit
Auditor’s report vindicates us, says Labour
AD says Pullicino Orlando must resign

Arrigo explodes rumours of junior minister offer
Nationalist MP Robert Arrigo has dismissed as pure speculation the rumour that Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi offered him a parliamentary secretariat, which he turned down insisting on a ministry instead.


Sam Estates

After the Western, the cowboy has to go
In an interview with PBS journalist Reno Bugeja last Tuesday, newly re-elected Dr Lawrence Gonzi was visibly uncomfortable when asked whether he would offer a Cabinet post to Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando: the backbencher from Siggiewi who had been embroiled in a pre-election scandal regarding an application for development in the environmentally sensitive Mistra valley. Editorial >

Bitter sweet symphony
He was catapulted into parliament from two districts, beating five ministers in the first count. He is a self-made successful entrepreneur who enjoys the backing of the tourism industry. But to the surprise of many, Nationalist MP Robert Arrigo was not offered a Cabinet post. He shares his reactions with Raphael Vassallo . Interview>


The struggle for Labour’s soul
Last week’s electoral defeat presents the Malta Labour Party with an opportunity to reinvent itself after 20 years in opposition. JAMES DEBONO analyses the leadership prospects...


Pamela Hansen:
Too big for his boots

Michael Falzon:
Against all odds

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