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TOP NEWS | Sunday, 05 October 2008

‘Blame it on Vince!’

As Brussels says no to surcharge capping, government conveniently blames GRTU’s Vince Farrugia

High government circles are conducting what has been described as a whispering campaign to blame Vince Farrugia, the director-general of the Chamber of SMEs (GRTU), for having ruined any chances for government to cap rising energy bills for big industry and hotels.

85% say teens should be taught about condoms in school

The vast majority of Maltese people do not share the government’s timid approach to safe sex education in schools, a MaltaToday survey confirms.

Money no problem
Really. I can no longer stand the groans and grumbling. The new chorus is now emanating from the university lecturers. They say they have had it with their low salaries.

NEWS | Sunday, 05 October 2008

Former lecturer claims persecution after refusing to doctor marks

MCESD up in arms over new utilities’ tariffs

Tiny Fontana tops best-kept council list

Mater Dei’s dentistry chief under investigation

Marsaskala council under VAT investigation

Deguara, Fenech blame each other for Mater Dei contracts

YouTube pulls the plug on ‘disgusting’ Maltese harassment videos

Disgusting: raw sewage flows out in St Julian’s streets

Man charged with drug trafficking over substance found in legal medicines

The dawn of secular Malta?

Government loses its head on mental health

Tougher rules for taxis under liberalised regime



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Put your money where your mouth is

There is an expression in the English language, often used by employers and their associations to describe a well-known reality in the labour market, that goes something like this: if you pay peanuts, you will end up with monkeys.>>


Blackboard jungle
Teachers on strike? It may be every pupil’s dream but finance minister Tonio Fenech seems to have set himself on a dangerous course by picking a fight with a union that is toying with a general strike. >>


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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