Illogical neutrality

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2018-01-29T23:15:47+00:00Mon, 29th Jan '18, 23:15|

Logic is truly optional in the running of this country. Jose’ Herrera thinks he’s being nice and caring when he says his office is paying some spare cash for the good of the Majjistral Park so NGOs who run it can stop moaning about extended hunting hours in the reserve that is supposed to protect [...]

The discouraging investment argument

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2018-01-29T17:31:57+00:00Mon, 29th Jan '18, 17:31|

For a so called democracy we sure have plenty of sacred cows we are warned not to step on. Today we're reminded of that cow named "discouraging investment". This is the mortal sin the opposition was accused of today for daring to remind the government that Vitals Health Group had made a pile of commitments [...]

Time for another quick coffee at the Betsson canteen

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2018-01-29T16:23:54+00:00Mon, 29th Jan '18, 16:23|

It was only the third day in the life of this blog. The prime minister, newly confirmed after the July election, had not yet even formed a Cabinet. He rushed to Ta' Xbiex in a publicity stunt aimed at stunting the PN's pre-electoral argument that his re-election was a threat to the financial services and [...]

Silvio Valletta agrees he’s a Politically Exposed Person investigating Politically Exposed Persons

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2018-01-29T11:07:29+00:00Mon, 29th Jan '18, 11:07|

Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio Valletta in court today confirmed the investigations into the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia are still underway. He agreed with lawyer Jason Azzopardi, appearing for the Caruana Galizia family, that the three persons accused of homicide are the executors of the crime but the search for those who commissioned it is [...]