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TOP NEWS | Sunday, 05 April 2009

Immigration is ‘national crisis’, 84% say

But majority don’t know how many migrants have left Malta

The perception of immigration as a crisis is rooted in wild misconceptions regarding the actual scale of the problem facing Malta, a MaltaToday survey shows. The survey reveals that 84% think Malta faces a “national crisis” because of immigration. But 50.4% believe that fewer than 500 migrants have been repatriated or left the island in the past five years. A further 5.7% believe no immigrants at all left the island in the same period. >>

NEWS | Sunday, 05 April 2009

From sewage to potable water

Failed asylum seekers given six months’ notice

Hondoq ir-Rummien quay still awaiting repairs

MEPA spends less than €1 million on car parks

18% drop in promise-of-sale agreements

Sliema’s Old College bridge faces structural damage

Ex-Bay Radio stalwarts move in for Capital buy

Former Labour candidate moves to Libertas think-tank

Paying the price for an incorrect site notice

Malta loses 310 trees to palm parasite

Labour officials bumped off Presidential list

Political parties hail Abela as a unifying force

Abela appeals for national unity, but is snubbed by Sant and Vella

No toast for Netanyahu

Gay rights movement barred from schools, EU agency says

Youth, 18, dies in traffic accident

It’s the Lisbon Treaty, stupid - Sharon Ellul Bonici

What future for the Presidency?

Aphrodisiacal April


Sam Estates


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A stronger presidency

For the first time in the Republic’s 35-year history, the government of the day has nominated for the Presidency a man from the opposing political party: and who, less than a year ago, was aspiring to become Leader of the Opposition..>>


The sober backbencher
A national day for all, and the end of political party TV news bulletins – Nationalist MP CHARLÒ BONNICI says it is time for the country to grow up >>


Saviour Balzan:
So sorry...

Harry Vassallo:
Choosing between the impossible and the unthinkable

Raphael Vassallo:
Oh and by the way: it’s not a crime to be pro-choice

Vince Farrugia
Achieving higher performance in higher education

Evarist Bartolo
More than a tale of two feasts

David Friggieri
The independent columnist’s is a lonely life

Aleks Sierz
Trust the people, not the censors

Marlene Mizzi
Give us this day our daily health

Robert Musumeci agrees that similar commitment which is covered by a valid permit outweighs the provisions of a Local Plan. His reasoning is based on a landmark planning judgment delivered this week by the learned Mr Justice Raymond C. Pace in the names Trident Development Limited vs MEPA

Robert Musumeci Robert Musumeci insists that planning decisions should be driven by positive architectural design solutions. He agrees with DCC’s decision to approve an old people’s home which partly lies in an ODZ

Robert Musumeci explains how the illegal canopies on the Marsalforn promenade were sanctioned after four years, even though these could been sanctioned within 30 days according to L.N. 115 of 2007 DEVELOPMENT PLANNING ACT (CAP. 356). This decision also shows that Circular PA2/96 should be repealed


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