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TOP NEWS | Sunday, 17 May 2009


Auditor General confirms MaltaToday 2008 reports into a €4.6 million spending spree of direct orders and mismanaged contracts at Mater Dei. Gonzi: ‘I’d do it again’

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi yesterday ignored a warning by the Auditor General that the government was not securing value-for-money contracts, after blessing a €2 million direct order for Group 4 Securitas (G4S) to run internal security at Mater Dei Hospital, just two months before the 8 March general elections. >>

NEWS | Sunday, 17 May 2009

No action against illegal Armier boathouses, Gonzi aides promise

Italy proposes patrol boat captains to screen asylum claims on high seas

Disappointing end to Chiara’s run

Lija mayor takes MCA to court over mobile antennae

More construction woes for Sliema with removal of tariffs

Thumbs down to wind farm at Sikka l-Bajda - report

AD promises consistency on quality of life issues

Political party news chiefs step down

Temporary marinas irk St Paul’s Barracudas

Five years in Brussels, 300 plenary sittings and 5,000 votes later

Constitutional amendment saves far-right candidate

‘Let nobody witness my horrors’

Labour, PN hog BA final debate

Three men arraigned on theft, assault charges

Dalli calls on medics to go for conciliation

PN launches MEPs’ electoral manifesto

Gaming director charged





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The Mater Dei haemorrhage

MaltaToday’s report on the squandering of millions of euros in public monies for security, car park, and clerical outsourcing of duties at Mater Dei has been vindicated by an audit report by the National Audit Office which has revealed severe shortcomings on the part of government authorities and the finance ministry in terms of public procurement, among others. The report was presented in parliament this week and is available for viewing on the NAO website.>>


Marlene on the wall
She went to war with Austin Gatt over the fate of Sea Malta, but insists her candidature with Labour has nothing to do with it. Instead, MARLENE MIZZI talks about her war on political discrimination, scaremongering and Nationalist arrogance >>

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