Day: January 11, 2018

Don’t let them intimidate you

Don’t let them intimidate you

Vitals Global Healthcare, that according to Minister Konrad Mizzi no longer owns three of our hospitals and according to itself is still considering whether to sell them, has today issued a warning to its employees: ‘Do not speak to the press. If the press speak to you, everything goes to head office. Do not answer …

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Did we need to be told?

Did we need to be told?

The European Parliament’s mission’s interim report, available here (1143312EN), and summarised painstakingly by  The Times here is not a victory for anyone. It is a formalised humiliation; a collective indictment charging us for not knowing how to run our own affairs, for needing outsiders like those nasty royal commissions the British used to send here to …

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Traitors and artful dodgers

Traitors and artful dodgers

This is such a weird country. Within the same news cycle when the civil rights minister waxes melodramatic in parliament about a junior ombudsman stepping out of line, Tony Zarb warns international journalists to look away from Malta and brands anyone speaking to them – yours truly included – traitors. And to top it all …

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