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July 2015

15 posts
Snapshot #1: Busuttil – the gaffer from Europe? NEW
J'accuse 2 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Minutes ago
When the John Dalli musical chairs finally came to an end the Nationalist Party thought that it had found itself a new champion. Simon Busuttil, the new party deputy leader was supposed to help start lifting the party out of the doldrums and more imp...
Dalligate avec du recul – (Part II – Regrets they have a few) NEW
J'accuse 2 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
The day Dalli resigned from the Commission (or was forced to resign if you prefer) I got a call from Malta. “They’ve just mentioned his resignation on RTK. Is he preparing for the election too?” You couldn’t fault this way of...
Aug. '12 updt: Commission's Art. 7 Comments to Maltese NRA on the latter review of the "old" mobile wholesale access and call origination market NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 2 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 33 Minutes ago
The European Commission had no comment to make, in its decision, addressed to MCA on the latter's findings that the mobile wholesale access and call origination market, which was not longer included in the 2007 Recommendation,  did not meet the...
Malta photos from Vildan Orancı NEW
Erkan's field diary 3 Years, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Tweet more photos here…. TweetRelated posts: Vildan Orancı: Rashomon filmi üzerine bir deneme Vildan Orancı: 30. İstanbul Film Festivali Notları (1) Vildan Orancı: 30. İstanbul Film Festivali Notları (2) Vildan Orancı’dan İtalya...
Fiesta en Malta !! NEW
Europ@ Junior. La Unión Europea contada a los niños 3 Years, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Malta está hoy de fiesta, celebran l'Imnarja !!Esta fiesta, una de las más importantes de Malta, una isla que se encuentra al sur de la Unión Europea, en el mar Mediterráneo, se celebra en honor a San Pedro y San Pablo y también&n...
Kazakh millionaire in murder inquiry ‘hosted’ in Malta despite police objections NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 1 Month, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Maltese government gives former diplomat, deputy head of Kazakh secret service, residence status despite police objections over Interpol alert. READ MORE...
Letter from Commission to EP/Council re. EASO premises lease NEW
EASO Monitor 4 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
I’m pasting contents of a very interesting letter from Mr. Stefano Maservisi (EU Commission) to Mr. Alain Lamassoure (Chairman of the EP Commitee on Budgets) and Ms. Eszter Kroll (Council Budget Committee President).The letter essentially deals wit...
Laitinen in Malta for Discussions NEW
Migrants at Sea 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Frontex Director Ilkka Laitinen is in Malta today for discussions with Maltese officials about the situation in Libya and the possibility of a new migrant flow from Libya.  It seems that the discussions concern the expansion of Joint Operation Herme...
Malta Again Declines to Participate in Frontex Central Mediterranean Joint Operation NEW
Migrants at Sea 4 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
The Times of Malta reported on Friday that Malta has for the second consecutive year informed Frontex that it will not host or participate in joint sea patrols in the Central Mediterranean, saying that there is no need for the … Continue readin...
EU: Stability programme Malta NEW
Grahnlaw 5 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Stability programmes for eurozone countries on the one hand, convergence programmes for member states still without the euro.You can start by reading the background remarks on economic policy coordination in the European Union, in the blog post EU: U...
KOPIN launches Newsletter NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 5 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The Maltese NGDO KOPIN active in the fields of international development cooperation and global education has issued a newsletter under the framework of its project “Raising Awareness for Development Cooperation (RADC)".
Do you want stars with that? NEW
England Expects 5 Years, 7 Months, 4 Weeks, 23 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Highly embarrasing, but somewhat telling error in Malta where the Commission started hading out a new version of the Maltese flag.The EU Representative Office in Malta has issued an explanation after small Maltese flags handed out at a public event a...
The Malta Experience NEW
Janez Potočnik 6 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
This wasn’t my first trip to Malta, but it had a special significance because I have now, as Research Commissioner, visited every Member State. And Malta is a special place – full of history and absolutely beautiful. I enjoyed a highly intere...
Philip Cordery Visits Malta on Freedom’s Day NEW
PES - manifesto 2009 6 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 19 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Philip Cordery was invited to join the Partit Laburista in Malta to represent the PES at the 30th Anniversary of Malta's Freedom Day. A number of activities were planned in various villages commemorating the closure of the military bases in 1979. The...
Libertas lying is becoming contagious NEW
Libertas Nein Danke 6 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Libertas lying appears to be contagious. The leader of Libertas Malta, Mary Gauci, in an article in the Malta independent today says they will run candidates in 27 countries in Europe. Libertas platform in Matla is that by voting for Libertas the Mal...