Day: February 1, 2018

More redundancies in the gaming industry

More redundancies in the gaming industry

We need to keep a closer eye on the gaming industry in Malta. It’s looking ever more ominous. Seven traders were given the sack today by their employer Offsidegaming. In simplistic numeric terms this is smaller than Betsson’s recent cull of a 130 employees. But one event may be a fluke. A second one should …

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The shady on the sunny side of the street

The shady on the sunny side of the street

Konrad Mizzi is smarter than I am in many respects. He’s certainly better at keeping himself fit. Here he is walking down the San Ġiljan waterfront with his regular walking buddy. I cannot DNA-test his mate but it looks to me he’s walking around with Darren Casha, apparently back from his jaunt abroad hiding from …

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Central Bank Governor interrogated communists to weed out unenthusiastic Soviet sympathisers

Central Bank Governor interrogated communists to weed out unenthusiastic Soviet sympathisers

This is not exactly news I suppose. We always knew that the Governor of our Central Bank grew through the ranks of the lefty loons. But in this country the passage of time allows us to ignore the most glaring of facts and if we cannot use facts to enlighten our choices any more we …

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Migrants ahead

Migrants ahead

The European Union’s border agency Frontex launched a new Mediterranean operation called Themis on Thursday, removing the obligation of the previous mission to bring rescued migrants only to Italy. Reuters quoted Izabella Cooper, a spokeswoman for Frontex saying “Triton (the old migration rescue program) said that whomever rescued would be taken to Italy. Themis leaves the …

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The biggest lie in Maltese political history

The biggest lie in Maltese political history

A few days ago I was working with an Italian anti-mafia journalist who was in Malta to look into some suspected activities in Malta of criminals from his own country. I saw his report and rather impertinently reminded him that some of the allegations he was reporting were denied by the suspected people even though …

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