Save a life first. Ask questions later.

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2018-08-23T14:39:26+02:00Thu, 23rd Aug '18, 14:39|

The action in Valletta today by activists in the NGOs who want to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean gets to the heart of the matter. Malta’s government are using the law to reach political ends, in the process breaching the most important law of all: the obligation of the state to safeguard the [...]

Has the government looked into security risk of hooking to Huawei 5G?

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2018-08-23T14:14:06+02:00Thu, 23rd Aug '18, 14:14|

Chinese technology company Huawei has announced the Australian government blocked it from providing 5G technology for the country’s wireless networks. Australian national security agencies were concerned about alleged ties between Huawei and the Chinese Government. In the meantime, Malta’s government has a memorandum of understanding with Huawei which will see trials of 5G technology from [...]

Timid bureaucrats

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2018-08-23T13:48:33+02:00Thu, 23rd Aug '18, 13:47|

The Superintendent of Cultural Heritage is the custodian of the archaeological and cultural heritage we don’t know about. At least that’s one of his jobs. If there’s something down there, buried in the ground, that hasn’t been unearthed yet, he’s responsible to guard it even if he doesn’t know about it. I say ‘he’ because [...]

Gozo Bishop threatens UK blogger with legal action

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2018-08-24T09:22:48+02:00Thu, 23rd Aug '18, 10:15|

The Bishop of Gozo, Mario Grech, has engaged lawyers to threaten a UK Catholic blogger who commented on allegations already reported by Malta Today in 2015 with criminal and civil action. The report concerns the case of Gozitan cleric Joseph Bezzina and the allegation Bishop Mario Grech shielded him from any consequence after allegations of [...]

A review of the Egrant inquiry conclusions (Part 5)

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2018-08-23T09:32:50+02:00Thu, 23rd Aug '18, 09:30|

The fifth part of Godfrey Leone Ganado’s review of the conclusions of the Egrant inquiry: In my fourth article in this series, I referred to page 1422 (point 27) of the Inquiry Report regarding the conclusions made by Harbinson Forensics, the commissioned Forensic Accountants. Incidentally, this company was registered in the UK on 1 May [...]