Corporate Dispatch Malta Newspaper Review

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These are the headlines from Malta’s Newspapers

The Malta Independent asks the Prime Minister about the likelihood of the American University of Malta honouring its targets after prominent MP Glenn Bedingfield expressed concern. The Prime Minister said he is confident AUM will meet its commitments in time.

The Times quotes study findings indicating that many women avoid breast cancer screening out of fear. Danika Marmara’, director of the Cancer Care Pathways Directory, says that fear issues should be part of the strategy against breast cancer.

The Malta Independent speaks to criminologist and senior lecturer Sandra Scicluna about prison reform. Scicluna says that modification of the prison system is slow, but she notes a commitment to change things in the last years.

The Times reports the death of a Maltese couple in Sydney, Australia when they were involved in a traffic accident. Carmen Sant, 81, died on impact while husband Frank Sant, 83, succumbed to critical injuries in hospital.

L-Orizzont publishes an interview with Justin Bonnici, 28, who twice overcame leukaemia and says that the experience taught him important lessons. Bonnici is studying medicine and wants to help patients with the same malignancy.

In-Nazzjon says that the PN is demanding the regularisation of massage parlours following reports of rising sexually transmitted disease cases The party said that the government was irresponsible in eliminating licencing requirement for these outlets.

L-Orizzont quotes Prime Minister Joseph Muscat who said that the government is proactive on migrant rescue issues in order to safeguard the national interest. Muscat said that it is useless stamping your feet before such situations.

In-Nazzjon reports that an Albanian man was sent to jail for six months after he slipped a €20 note into his passport at immigration control. The 24-year-old admitted to charges of attempted bribery and said that he feared his brother would not be allowed in Malta.

CiConsulta – Media Monitoring Service 

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