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TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 22 August 2007

GWU veteran Charles Mizzi has resigned after being investigated by top union officials. Mizzi was the chairman of the union’s travel and insurance companies.

GWU purge attempt leads to Charles Mizzi’s resignation
Yet another purge attempt at the General Workers’ Union, yet again with explosive consequences. Barely a year since the messy removal of public service section secretary Josephine Attard Sultana and president Francis Buttigieg, followed by Karmenu Vella and Emmanuel Zammit, yesterday it was the turn of the executive chairman of the union’s travel and insurance companies, Untours, to resign.
Judges decry use of St Luke’s as ‘a psychiatric gulag’
A Chinese woman was forcibly kept at the St Luke’s Hospital psychiatric unit upon orders from the police as they were preparing for her deportation upon former Police Commissioner George Grech’s direct intervention, according to shocking evidence presented in court recently.
Police intervene at stormy Ta’ Cenc public hearing
A public meeting packed with employees from the Ta’ Cenc Hotel yesterday degenerated to the point that police had to intervene to stop a member of the public from assailing Alternattiva Demokratika chairperson Harry Vassallo, after he alleged that the Ta’ Cenc developers were using mafia tactics by forcing their employees to attend the meeting.

NEWS | Wednesday, 22 August 2007

Herrera dismisses row with Micallef as horseplay

Amnesty Malta will not campaign for abortion rights

Zapatero’s EUR1,000 gift brings students to Malta

No room for saints in environmental disasters – Gozo Minister

More bodies found between Malta and Lampedusa

Mind your language... students

Ta’ Cenc EIA – developers accuse MEPA of censorship

Michael Falzon withdraws resignation


Pots, kettles and all things black
The words of Labour secretary-general Jason Micallef surreptitiously lifted off YouTube from a filming of a party gathering should surprise nobody.Editorial >


Saviour Balzan:
Let’s change the subject

Edward Fenech:
Fred’s grand summer sale – 50% off!

Reno Borg:
Resignations and bad planning

The Julian Manduca Award



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