MGA licensed non-compliant Tumas Group gaming business

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2020-10-28T18:38:47+01:00Wed, 28th Oct '20, 18:38|

  The Malta Gaming Authority licensed a company owned by the Tumas Group, Oracle Gaming Shops Ltd, as a Type 1 Gaming Services company. The licensing was granted in 2020. Employees of Oracle Gaming Shops were told the company was set up to take over the gaming businesses that were run by Yorgen Fenech before [...]

Yorgen’s angels

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2020-10-28T18:39:57+01:00Wed, 28th Oct '20, 15:31|

Will every government minister, parliamentarian, regulator, police officer and sundry person who should have really known better who accepted Yorgen Fenech’s hospitality in the last three years or so, been on his plane though they weren’t his pilot, fucked him though they weren’t Mrs Fenech, driven him around though they weren’t his driver, cooked pasta [...]

PODCAST: Setting the date

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2020-10-28T15:21:14+01:00Wed, 28th Oct '20, 13:37|

Manuel Delia · Setting The Date The power of the prime minister to set any date they please within a 5-year term of a parliament to call a general election is another power the prime minister should not have. Rather nostalgically, they call it ‘the prime minister’s prerogative’. A word like prerogative should have no [...]

Unkept promises

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2020-10-28T11:06:21+01:00Wed, 28th Oct '20, 11:06|

Photo: Matthew Mirabelli, Times of Malta Look at this Times of Malta interview with Robert Abela from 2 September. It was six months after Miriam Pace, 54, was killed when her Ħamrun house collapsed into a building site next door. Her husband, Carmel Pace, publicly complained that his wife’s death ‘had meant nothing [...]

GUEST POST: Numbers

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2020-10-28T14:51:39+01:00Wed, 28th Oct '20, 09:45|

People use numbers a lot. To measure time and to describe the weather; in school and at work; to count money, measure distances, reach phones open locks, read and flip through TV channels. Engineers use numbers to erect buildings and roll out roads. Doctors count cells and dose medicines. A few years back I wrote an article [...]

PODCAST: Go back to Islamistan

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2020-10-28T10:52:18+01:00Wed, 28th Oct '20, 09:02|

Manuel Delia · Go Back To Islamistan A history teacher in France was explaining to his students the true meaning of freedom of speech in a secular world. He showed them cartoons of Muhammad saying he was aware that this was a taboo for Muslims and they’d be offended by it. But freedom of speech [...]