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TOP NEWS | Sunday, 08 March 2009

Cash cows on the highway

Private warden companies and Datatrak receive thousands of euros from overspeeding fines as they clutter the islands with more speed cameras

Speed cameras are earning millions of euros for three private companies, a MaltaToday analysis shows, with 58c from each €1 that motorists pay in speeding tickets going into their pockets. >>


Sam Estates


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What a carnival

The news of the arraignment of nine individuals who wore “offensive” costumes at the Nadur Carnival couldn’t be timelier, just as the nation is still suffering from the mediaeval, oppressive censorship regime that has led to the outright ban of a play. .>>


Foetal philosophy
Theologian and bio-ethics expert Rev. Prof. Emanuel Agius this week advised Parliament on the ethical implications of assisted procreation. Is the Church trying to ban IVF? Not at all, he insists >>


Saviour Balzan:
A year on, and gosh… what a year

Raphael Vassallo:
And now, the Morality Police...

Vince Farrugia
The things we need to do

Evarist Bartolo
Let’s stop half our children drowning

David Friggieri
The Possibility of an Island

Nynke Van Ek
Agri/o-tourism... bring it on!?

Joseph Carmel Chetcuti
Debate the book, don’t ban it

Introducing parole
Government has just published a White Paper proposing to introduce parole in the justice system. MaltaToday asked the minister responsible, Mid-Dlam ghad-Dawl and Azzjoni Nazzjonali for their take on this development >>

Robert Musumeci on a Caqnu proposal that was turned down

Robert Musumeci about the controversial works at the Bishop’s Palace in Birgu

Robert Musumeci on the Mosta football ground saga

Robert Musumeci about the application of MEPA’s policies for Open Storage Areas

Robert Musumeci about a case officer quoting the incorrect policy

Robert Musumeci focuses on a negative recommendation made by a case officer, even though a similar permit on the same site location was issued a year before

Robert Musumeci focuses on a MEPA decision taken this week, where it is demonstrated that retractable canopies (affixed to the façade) are not only allowed in Town Centres, Entertainment Priority Areas or Tourism Zones….

Robert Musumeci states that MEPA’s policies regulating storage to commercial outlets should be changed following a decision taken this week

Switching from outline application to full mode… during a dcc hearing

Reservoir turned dwelling, and now stables

A permit following court order

Dwellings in basements

High rise in Valletta

A tribute to Ebba von Fersen Balzan

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