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TOP NEWS | Sunday, 13 July 2008

Environment Minister George Pullicino, former MEPA Chairman Andrew Calleja and tuna tycoon Charles Azzopardi went together on a yachting trip to Sicily right in the midst of tuna pen controversy, MaltaToday reveals. Yet, both the minister and Calleja deny any conflict of interest. And in a farcical twist of fate that could have turned into tragedy, the same yacht wrecked shortly after the three men disembarked because of the bad weather...

Nathalie gives Jason the middle finger
Labour Party delegate Nathalie Attard opened a broadside on outgoing secretary general Jason Micallef in a letter which she also sent to other delegates, accusing him of destroying the MLP, leaking sensitive party documents and of framing her up...

‘Mea Culpa’ – sorry not the hardest word for MEPA chairman
Austin Walker, the new chairman of the Malta Environment and Planning Authority, acknowledged that he made a mistake when he asked his public relations officer to write press statements pre-announcing the outcome of a MEPA board meeting on the 20-storey Fort Cambridge development...


Not a good start for Gonzi’s MEPA reform
Public consultations exercises conducted by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) are often chaotic and belligerent affairs.


I won’t be cornered
New PN secretary general Paul Borg Olivier is at his political best when contrasting his party’s policies with the MLP’s ‘evasive’ reaction to the government’s plans for the dockyard and to reform the rent regime. Yet he is himself evasive, especially when faced with questions on Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando...


A taste of Ebba’s sketches

Currently NUVO art & dine is exhibiting the first commemorative exhibition of Ebba von Fersen Balzan organised by her husband Saviour Balzan and Nuvo.

An honorary Maltese, a visionary artist
Artists, art critics and friends unanimously gather to remember the impact and value of Ebba von Fersen Balzan’s work and her strong connection with the Maltese islands


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