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  • Student sets up a petition to get art back

    A student has set up an online petition calling on the Matsec board to return his final art examination pieces instead of destroying them. Isaac Warrington sat for his A level exam at the end of May and, when the three hours were up, he asked if...

  • The Speaker’s warning to MPs

    When Parliament moved to its new building, many thought this would also help bring about a leap forward in parliamentary business. But, rather than an improvement, there appears to have been a deterioration, with the Speaker having to warn members...

  • Rethinking Libya

    I refer to Giuma Atigha’s article of June 29. A ‘Rethink Libya’ plan was already on the cards after Gaddafi was ousted, but what happened later? Let us not forget how the Libyans ended up, or those Maltese people who were too quick to invest in...

  • Remembering a police hero

    Police Day 2015 is marked in Gozo on July 14. The ceremony should give attention to PC Santo Cassar 201 who, in 1914, became the only police officer in Gozo to have died from gunshot wounds while on duty. He was buried at the Gozo...

  • Youth policy a priority for newcomers St Andrew’s

    Attracting young hopefuls and nurturing them into top players has always been the mantra of St Andrew’s FC. Last season, despite having a squad of mainly inexperienced players the Saints still succeeded in winning promotion to the top flight along...

  • Annual general meetings – why are they essential?

    The annual general meeting of a company is an essential part of the corporate cycle of every company in Malta. A general meeting is an opportunity for the members of a company to discuss the affairs of the company, an opportunity to hold the...

  • Kaljevic back for Balzan

    Bojan Kaljevic is expected to form part of Balzan FC’s squad that will be heading to Bosnia this morning for Thursday’s Europa League first qualifying round, second leg, against Zeljeznicar. The striker was nursing an ankle injury that had ruled...

  • New university licence

    The otherwise excellent report about my speech at the National Quality Assurance Framework Conference on July 1 contained one quotation which was the precise opposite of what I said. What I actually said was: “The political fire-storm which...

  • Fine service from tax office

    Following a cordial and helpful phone conversation with the tax office, I was advised that we could visit their offices in Floriana even on Saturday mornings should we require further clarification. May I through this newspaper thank and...

  • Happy customer of Tallinja card

    It is with regret that I read of outbursts and polemics regarding the new Tallinja card service. I was far from being one of the first to apply for the card but have nonetheless had a topped-up card (using the internet service) since June 26. On...