The Bank of Valletta’s last correspondent bank for USD transactions has given notice it wants out. BOV said it will look for alternatives. It won’t be an easy task. These days the feasibility of our existence as a financial services jurisdiction hangs on a precarious thread. The government is doing everything it can to look [...]
A fork lifter crushed a 68-year-old man working in a factory today. Last week two men died in separate occupational accidents. None of these died on a construction site. There’s a deafening lack of outrage at these industrial accidents that are killing men at an alarming rate. I say, alarming. No one seems to be [...]
Daphne Caruana Galizia was remembered by journalists meeting in Perugia today to hear testimonies on threats to media freedom in Europe and beyond. The below is my intervention at the meeting which was pre-recorded.
Journalists under threat of reprisals for their reporting are convening in Perugia today in a first of a series of events to promote the notion of a ‘European Charter for the Right to Information’. The charter is an initiative of the Italian free speech association Articolo 21 that is working with the Franciscan order to [...]
Scroll to 07:17 on this extract from the Joseph Muscat interview on TVM this week. The interviewer is about to ask a question about what Joseph Muscat did when he found out about Konrad Mizzi’s and Keith Schembri’s Panama companies. But Joseph Muscat thinks the question is different. He thinks he’s going to be asked [...]