Day: August 3, 2018

Do you think he does it on purpose?

Do you think he does it on purpose?

Joseph Muscat visited the tomb of Francesco Buhagiar a predecessor of his in office who has been dead for 84 years. Nice little ceremony.  The photographer had enough of an angle to picture the prime minister standing in front of the tomb but, oddly the prime minister stood on it to pay his respects. Quite …

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She told you so

She told you so

It is only right that when Standard & Poor’s expresses concern about Malta’s banking sector, people in the financial services industry prick their ears. They should not be surprised. They have been close witnesses of what has been going on for some time. People who have to hunt every month know that the markets have …

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Israeli interception company owned by Maltese citizen investigated by US SEC

Israeli interception company owned by Maltese citizen investigated by US SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States is evaluating disciplinary proceedings against a Tel-Aviv company part-owned by Maltese-passport holder Anatoly Hurgin. Hurgin and Alexander Aurovsky are shareholders of Ability Inc. The SEC, which oversees securities transactions has been investigating Ability, which provides interception, geolocation and cyber intelligence products to security agencies. Anatoly Hurgin …

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Maltese community in Melbourne honour Daphne Caruana Galizia

Maltese community in Melbourne honour Daphne Caruana Galizia

The Maltese Community Council of Victoria (MCCV) presented a posthumous award to Daphne Caruana Galizia for services to the broader Maltese community and her valuable contribution to democracy in Malta through her fearless investigative journalism. A statement by the MCCV commented that Daphne’s assassination “exposed the fragility of democracy in Malta”. Truth, freedom of expression and …

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