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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] BALZAN: Last man standing

Dalli was not exactly Mr Darling, and in many ways his deportment does not help his plight... Nonetheless I cannot say that in this Island of ours there are many journalists who are willing to take a stand and say it as it is
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:24

[Malta] Advocating a smoke-free world

Stephanie Fsadni learns that women are more prone to breathing problems than men. Respiratory consultant Josef Micallef explains why they are more predisposed to suffer from asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:46

[Europe, France, Malta] French programme claims Dalli targeted by tobacco lobby to delay introduction of stricter laws

A French investigative programme has suggested that the tobacco industry may have manoeuvred to force the removal of former Health Commissioner John Dalli, citing confidential documents by leading tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI).
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:38

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli enquired over snus law amendments, claim EC employees • Former commissioner says OLAF showing ‘bad faith’

The EU’s anti-fraud agency (OLAF) has sent a new evidence note, with testimonies of two people who have made statements that former European Commissioner John Dalli enquired about the possibility of amending EU legislation relating to the smokeless tobacc
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:50

[Europe, Malta] New witnesses say Dalli enquired about lifting snus ban...Dalli reacts / Denies wrongdoing and says he had meetings about snus with Swedish ministers and MEPs

Dalli enquired about lifting the ban on smokeless tobacco, snus, at around the same time as his former canvasser allegedly asked for a bribe to secure this outcome, according to fresh evidence presented to Malta’s Attorney General. The EU’s anti-fraud age
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:19

[Malta] 'Should smokers with lung cancer not be given sick leave?' -GWU on MEA proposal

General Workers' Union secretary-general Tony Zarb today blasted the Malta Employers’ Association’s proposal to rule out self-inflicted conditions like hangovers, sports injuries and cosmetic surgery as reasons for taking sick leave.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:24

[Europe, Malta] Dalli vs Barroso explained

Were you confused by the legal wrangling during the Dalli vs Barroso hearings in Luxembourg last week? You’re not alone, as even the judges seemed frustrated by some of the lawyers’ ‘nuances’. Mark Micallef breaks down the more salient blows.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 15, 2014 05:44

[Europe, Malta] OLAF refusal to testify delaying Silvio Zammit compilation - defence

Sivlio Zammit’s lawyers insists court’s insistence to hear OLAF officials is resulting in unnecessary delays; ESTOC lawyer testifies in compiliation against bribery suspect Silvio Zammit
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 15:09

[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: EU must reveal all tobacco meetings ($$)

One key point to emerge is the emphasis of Mr Barroso on the impropriety of the undeclared meetings that Mr Dalli had with the tobacco industry. He also made the point that had Mr Dalli stayed on, in the lack of a convincing explanation for the allegati
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:14

[Europe, Malta] Impossible for Dalli to remain - Barroso ($$)

It was impossible for John Dalli to remain in his position as European Commissioner given the political situation he was in, outgoing EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso insisted yesterday. He gave the comment as he emerged from a four-a
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:13
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