Maltese ‘citizen’ named in financial scandal involving former Malaysian prime minister

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2018-08-28T14:10:30+00:00Tue, 28th Aug '18, 14:10|

Shaher Awartani, originally from Jordan, but the holder of a Malta passport purchased through Henley & Partners has been named in the 1MDB scandal, the biggest financial scandal in Malaysian history that is seeing that former prime minister of that country charged with corruption. Malaysian police have last Friday filed criminal charges against fugitive financier [...]

GUEST POST: As loud as a war

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2018-08-28T13:43:37+00:00Tue, 28th Aug '18, 13:43|

I live in Mqabba. I'm not native of the town, but I love it here. We get a lot of fireworks, and once or twice a year I go see the grand shows they put on. I like fireworks. I like food too, but the doctor says I have too much and must cut down. [...]

Could be funny, except …

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2018-08-28T10:03:42+00:00Tue, 28th Aug '18, 10:03|

There's a lot of chuckling around the water cooler today about a study being reported on in the press of research that shows that poor air quality 'makes you stupid'. The new study suggests that poor air quality can shave off a year's worth of schooling from your intelligence which if you haven't had many [...]

A review of the Egrant inquiry conclusions (Part 7)

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2018-08-29T09:29:46+00:00Tue, 28th Aug '18, 08:10|

The seventh part of Godfrey Leone Ganado’s review of the conclusions of the Egrant inquiry: On page 1404 of the report, in the introduction to what I would classify as the basis for the terms of reference which have not been published, reference is made to the Article written by Daphne Caruana Galizia on her [...]