Wednesday,
27 January 2021

Malta

Man critical after falling off Mdina bastions (3)
A young man is in a critical condition after falling several storeys from the Mdina bastions on Tuesday. The police said the 21-year-old man was found lying in a field in Triq l- Gharreqin, Rabat at around 7pm. Members of the Civil Protection Department and a medical team assisted the man on site, before he was taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance. An inquiry is being held.
Profit repatriation increases 7pc to $892.3mln in first half (2)
Business OCOur Correspondent January 27, 2021 KARACHI: Foreign firms operating in Pakistan sent $892.3 million in profits and dividends to their parent companies abroad during the first half of the current fiscal year of 2020/21, up around seven percent year-on-year as economic activities rebounded following the deadliest impact of coronavirus lockdown, the central bank's data showed on Tuesday.
Huawei to open French plant in 2023 (1)
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, under pressure from Western governments suspicious it presents a security risk, is to open its first mobile network plant outside China in 2023 in eastern France, a director said on Tuesday. Work on the factory, which is to manufacture base stations, should begin this year, Huawei vice president and supervisory board member Catherine Chen told a video press conference. The site "could produce the first mobile station sometime in 2023," she
[BREAKING] Priests Joseph Sultana and Joseph Cini to be charged with sexual abuse of altar boy (1)
Police said the alleged sexual abuse was carried out years ago when the victim was an altar boy 26 January 2021, 7:02pm by Karl Azzopardi The two priests involved in the alleged sexual abuse of an altar boy in Gozo are Dun Joseph Sultana and Dun Joseph Cini, MaltaToday has learnt. Police said on Tuesday evening the two clergy members were arrested in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of the minor, which happened "years ago".
Brussels Playbook (1)
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