Author: Owen Galea

Posted On August 2, 2021 – Updated 2 August, 2021 1:10pm Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, 24, is alive and well at Haneda airport in Japan after refusing to return to her country and is seeking refuge from Japanese authorities. The athlete was ordered to return to Belarus after publicly criticizing her coaches with Belarusian authorities ordering her to be withdrawn from the national athletics team. But Tsimanouskaya applied for asylum and Poland and the Czech Republic offered to consider granting her asylum in Europe. The Japanese authorities, the International Olympic Committee and even the United Nations refugee agency are following…

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Posted On August 2, 2021 – Updated 2 August, 2021 11:40am Opposition and Nationalist Party Leader Dr Bernard Grech said that he had submitted a parliamentary motion for the Prime Minister to demand the resignation of Minister Edward Zammit Lewis from the post of Minister for Justice and Governance, and, failing his resignation, for the PM to dismiss him from the post of Minister. In a statement, the Nationalist Party said that with his actions, Minister Zammit Lewis had put the the public office he was entrusted to at risk and he was unworthy of holding the post of Government…

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Professionals who offer support to state school students to see improvements in work conditions Posted On August 2, 2021 – Updated 2 August, 2021 11:02am An agreement signed between the Ministry f Education and the teachers’ union (MUT) will see a substantial improvement in the work conditions of 61 professionals who provide a service to state school students. Education Minister Justyne Caruana said that the agreement will mea an increase of thousands of Euro per year for every professional who provides services such as counselling and other related services. They will also have the opportunity to advance in their grade.…

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Posted On July 30, 2021 – Updated 31 July, 2021 10:09am When last year, Ena Miller gave birth to her baby, she didn’t expect continuous comments on her daughter’s appearance. She stated that she was judged due to her colour since the first day of her child’s birth. Miller said that when the first woman who approached her after the baby spent the first 24 hours in ITU, the lady asked her if the baby was hers. The mother expected congratulations for the baby, however she instead was asked….is this really your baby? The woman further told her that the…

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VIDEO: Repubblika files Judicial Protest after not being allowed to enter Parliament to follow today’s debate Posted On July 30, 2021 – Updated 30 July, 2021 6:34pm Għaqda Repubblika has filed a Judicial Protest after this morning its members were not allowed into the Strangers Gallery in Parliament to enable them to follow the debate on the Report of the Public Inquiry on the homicide of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The Protest was filed against House President Dr Anġlu Farrugia and the Clerk of the House, Raymond Scicluna. The Protest was signed by lawyers Dr Pawlu Borg Olivier and Dr Eve…

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Posted On July 30, 2021 – Updated 30 July, 2021 6:04pm Report: Claire Preca Taroum Since 2017, over half of Government social accommodation blocks have been refurbished and upgraded, that is 600 blocks out of a total of 1,117. The Minister for Social Accommodation, Roderick Galdes, said that in this matter the Government’s electoral promise that all Government blocks be regenerated is reflected and acts as a measure to reinforce the strength of the community. This means in over a three year period, 54% of the Government’s social accommodation blocks have been upgraded. Speaking in front of a block at…

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Posted On July 30, 2021 – Updated 30 July, 2021 4:22pm The son of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Paul, said the family has acknowledged and accepted the apology made by the Prime Minister in Parliament after publishing the Public Inquiry Report regarding the killing of the journalist while also agreeing the whole country had passed through an incredible trauma. During a virtual media conference staged by the family in the presence of their lawyer, Matthew Caruana Galizia said the family has no plans to meet the Prime Minister but would have to if he offers to meet them. He acknowledged…

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PN Leader: Parliamentary Committee should be set up for implementation of public inquiry recommendations Posted On July 30, 2021 – Updated 30 July, 2021 11:10am Opposition Leader Bernard Grech described the Prime Minister’s address as a surreal one at a surreal time. Dr Grech added that the Prime Minister is detached from reality, and is trying to make us forget what we have gone through in the past years by telling us, among others, that he is new when he has been defending known wrongdoing for years. Dr Grech said the State and the Government running it are responsible, as…

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PM: Government to embark on a programme for implementation of the public inquiry recommendations Posted On July 30, 2021 – Updated 30 July, 2021 10:43am Prime Minister Robert Abela has declared that the people deserve transparency and honesty, and has insisted there is no impunity for anyone in the country. Dr Abela reiterated the apology to the Caruana Galizia family, telling the people that as Head of Government and on behalf of the State, he shouldered the burden for this apology. The Prime Minister added there is no doubt the murder is not a reflection of the people or what…

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Posted On July 29, 2021 – Updated 29 July, 2021 11:22am The Office of the Prime Minister has just published the report of the public inquiry into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which was presented to the Prime Minister this morning by Judge Emeritus Michael Mallia. You can follow the public inquiry on this link: Inkjesta Pubblika   See original Article on www.tvm.com.mt

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