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Charmaine Gauci asked about maskless politicians during Budget

 - Budget 2022 - Oct 13 SHARE ON:
Charmaine Gauci asked about maskless politicians during Budget

Superintendent for Public Health Charmaine Gauci was asked by newsroom Times of Malta about why children in school are masks whereas politicians in parliament were not. Gauci avoided criticising politicians who sat for the Budget speech without wearing a mask despite public health measures. The speech lasted for nearly two-and-a-half hours, but many MPs, except for the likes of Chris Fearne, could be seen sitting maskless. 

Gauci insisted that wearing masks is crucial to protect others, despite declining to comment on the politicians’ lack of masking. With the measure being mandatory in all workplaces and indoor public spaces, masks could only be removed while eating or making public speeches. Most MPs on the Opposition side were seen wearing their mask, and many took to social media to express their disappointment in some politicians not doing so. Gauci did however focus on studies to take place which will determine whether masks will be required for the next school term. 

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Man marries rice cooker and divorces it 4 days later

 - Funny - Oct 13 SHARE ON:
Man marries rice cooker and divorces it 4 days later

This is the love story to beat. Khoirul Anam thought he had finally found his soul mate in the form of a rice cooker. Now despite knowing people who are obsessed with using such equipment, Anam, from Indonesia, went far from the extra mile as he threw a full blown ceremony for his and his beloved rice cooker’s wedding. He threw a veil over it and declared his love for the machine. 

Photos posted to Facebook show Anam signing documents and kissing the rice cooker to seal the deal. ‘White, loving, obedient… without you my rice is not cooked’ he posted. However, the groom updated everyone four days after the wedding, stating that he had decided to call it quits on the marriage. This is because, get this, the rice cooker only cooks rice. We’ll see if Anam, or the rice cooker for that matter, will find a new love. The question is whether Anam will feel awkward opening his kitchen cupboard seeing his ex in there…


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There are 0 COVID-19 patients in the ITU

 - COVID-19 - Oct 13 SHARE ON:
There are 0 COVID-19 patients in the ITU

Mater Dei currently has no COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit, with 7 patients being treated for the virus at the hospital. 

On the 13th of October, 18 new cases of COVID-19 were registered, along with 13 new recoveries. Malta has 285 active cases and has had a total of 459 deaths. 

As of yesterday, 844,723 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered. Of these, 27,409 were booster doses. 

The health ministry had revealed that the focus had shifted from the number of cases and onto the number of hospitalisations. The vaccine rollout has largely contributed to the lower number of cases and the easing of measures. 

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PN MP challenges Fearne over rumour of snap election called next week

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PN MP challenges Fearne over rumour of snap election called next week

Speaking on ONE TV’s show ‘Taf X’Qed Jghidu’ lat night, Shadow Finance Minister Mario De Marco raised up the now escalating rumour of a snap election to Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne. Debating about the 2022 Budget presented last Monday by Minister Clyde Caruana, the PN MP that people are expecting better from the Labour administration given that they have been in power for 9 years. Following question prompts by the host, De Marco went on to say;

‘The PL government wants to go for an early election; the rumour is that it will dissolve Parliament on Tuesday.’ Fearne however did not hold back any punches and said that it is De Marco who is bringing up the rumour. Fearne did not address the answer directly, shifting the topic onto the PN. He suspects that the PN too want an early election despite having the polls against them. They want this because they are, according to Fearne, tired of their leader (Bernard Grech) and want to replace him as they did his predecessor. 

De Marco dismissed this argument, asking the Health Minister once again whether the election will be announced soon. Fearne again refused to confirm or deny. With rumours that Prime Minister Robert Abela was considering a snap election floating around, the PM refused to settle the rumours during multiple press conferences. He said he was only focused on implementing measures announced in the Budget. 

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