This is why we ask

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2020-06-30T11:07:42+02:00Tue, 30th Jun '20, 09:24|

The Chamber of Advocates was full of ire and wrath yesterday because this website has asked questions about Aron Mifsud Bonnici’s role in the Montenegro deal. Here’s why we’re confused. Look at this picture from November 2015 of Konrad Mizzi meeting his counterpart in Podgorica, Montenegro. The photo comes with an official statement by the [...]

Konrad Mizzi’s grubby hands in Pembroke

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2020-06-30T08:41:38+02:00Tue, 30th Jun '20, 08:41|

Three local councils, 10 NGOs and thousands of individuals are giving reasons to the Planning Authority why the ‘revised’ dB tower Pembroke plans ought to be rejected. Those objections are about height, density, waste, congestion, pollution, noise, light, land use: a huge range of planning reasons why the project should not be allowed. But there [...]

Has Neville Gafà been given a new job?

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2020-06-30T07:56:09+02:00Tue, 30th Jun '20, 07:56|

Since January 2020, when Robert Abela moved in, Neville Gafà was supposed to be out of the public service. But a mundane albeit angry post by an irate citizen from Ħal Lija suggests Gafà is still 'solving problems' for people. The complainant has been raising concerns about roadworks where he lives for several days. Now [...]

GUEST POST: Errare humanum est, perseverare autem diabolicum

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2020-06-30T07:39:40+02:00Tue, 30th Jun '20, 07:39|

Robert Abela, newly crowned Prime Minister of Malta, must be either a naïve, wet behind the ears politician or a scholar of Machiavelli’s political thoughts. He thinks that by kicking out of the Partit Laburista Chris Cardona and Konrad Mizzi all his troubles just faded away like an early mist when hit by the sun. [...]

GUEST POST: Pilatus Bank and the Competent Person (3)

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2020-06-30T07:27:29+02:00Tue, 30th Jun '20, 07:27|

In this third article in this series (which starts here), I am writing on some of the key points highlighted in the fourth six-monthly report of the Competent Person, together with my observations. This report was addressed to the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy, on 12 May 2020. I must immediately highlight [...]