Nationalist Party (MT)

Type: Organization
Name: Nationalist Party (MT) (Nationalist Party, Partit Nazzjonalista)
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Gay adoption exposes Beppe-Mario factions

The Civil Unions Law passed by Parliament on Monday, in particular the right of gay couples to apply to adopt, has exposed a split right down the middle of a Nationalist Party that is struggling to regain unity under its new leader whose first decision ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Wrong by saying nothing at all

Political parties, to some extent or another, are coalitions centreing around related beliefs. In many democracies this is reflected in the fact that multiple parties compete with each other, indicating that it is not possible to muster broad coalitions. ... [Published Times of Malta - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

PN’s civil unions stance ‘dictated by political convenience’

Opposition leader accused of ‘insulting’ those who support equal rights for allStaff ReporterOpposition leader Simon BusuttilThe Nationalist Party’s decision to abstain on a crucial vote in parliament was down to “political convenience” and not out of ... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

PN: On the wrong side of history

The more time passes, the more evident it becomes that the Nationalist Party is struggling to break away from the identity that caused it to lose so much support. The PN has struggled to reinvent itself since the leadership changed, and saw Simon Busuttil ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Crazy little thing called love

Among the PN’s army of lovers are those patiently awaiting the day when it finally acknowledges their existence, and opens its doors to enfold them in its warm embrace.You’ve got to hand it to Twitter, though. For a communications medium with such a remarkably ... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

PN unhappy Auditor General’s report on WasteServ

Waste management projects in 2011-2012 were "unchartered territory" for not only WasteServ, but all the other relevant authorities like the Contracts Department and MEPA, the Nationalist Party said in a statement in reaction to a report published by the ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

PN calls for transparency on public transport

Transport minister should set record straight on the losses suffered by public transport and bids to operate service, PN saysStaff ReporterThe Nationalist Party called on transport minister Joe Mizzi to set the record straight on the public transport ... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

Maltese Parliament Passes Same-Sex Civil Unions Bill

Church Speaks Out Against Adoptions by Homosexual Couples Rome, April 16, 2014 ( Zenit.org ) | 0 hitsOn Monday, the Maltese government legalized same-sex unions as well as adoption by homosexual couples.The unanimous vote is seen as a major cultural ... [Published Zenit - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Making (and missing) history

By abstaining in Monday’s vote, the PN projected the image of a static party which is simply too afraid to take a step in either directionThe vote taken in parliament on Monday to approve a civil unions’ bill – which (among many other things) controversially ... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Whipping Politicians

Last Monday, Malta became the 22nd European country to recognise same-sex unions and the 10th to allow gay couples to adopt. As happy as I am that we’ve finally made it into in the 21st century on the right side of history, I’ve also come to realise that ... [Published Times of Malta - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Decriminalisation of some drugs next task for ...

:02Speaking at a Labour Party press conference on Tuesday afternoon Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that the decriminalisation of some drugs was next on the government's list.He said it would depend on small quantities and first time offenders.The Prime ... [Published Malta Star - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 7 reports

Malta legalises gay marriage and adoption

BRUSSELS - Malta on Monday (14 April) legalised both same-sex unions and joint adoptions by gay couples."Malta is now more liberal and more European, and it has given equality to all its people," said Labour Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, reports Reut ... [Published EUobserver - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Malta, Gay, Adoption

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Kristy Debono said: "If the promised study with regard to gay adoption had been carried out, and it proved right for our children, then I would have gladly voted in favour."
"Perhaps the Nationalist Party's consistent outward snub towards one particular minority group actually betrays a vulnerability of its own"
"Malta is now more liberal and more European, and it has given equality to all its people" Labour Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said after the vote
"Mr Juncker is a true a European, a friend to Malta and has presented us with a vision of Europe as a place of growth, jobs, peace and prosperity. He is the right person for the job and his experience will serve us all well" , added Dr Metsola

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PN’s abstinence exposes rift between deputy lea... [Published MaltaToday - 4 hours ago]
Gay adoption exposes Beppe-Mario factions [Published Malta Independent Daily - 6 hours ago]
Now I can... as long as... [Published Times of Malta - 7 hours ago]
Wrong by saying nothing at all [Published Times of Malta - 7 hours ago]
The PN after its abstention [Published Times of Malta - 8 hours ago]
PN’s civil unions stance ‘dictated by political... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 17 2014]
If the US ambassador is for inclusiveness, she ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Crazy little thing called love [Published MaltaToday - Apr 17 2014]
‘Banding’ was proposed as interim measure back ... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 17 2014]
PN unhappy Auditor General’s report on WasteServ [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Waste management projects between 2011 and 2012... [Published Times of Malta - Apr 16 2014]
PN calls for transparency on public transport [Published MaltaToday - Apr 16 2014]
Maltese Parliament Passes Same-Sex Civil Unions... [Published Zenit - Apr 16 2014]
PN will support Juncker as European Commission ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 16 2014]
PN backing Juncker's bid to head European Commi... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 16 2014]
Making (and missing) history [Published MaltaToday - Apr 16 2014]
PN: On the wrong side of history [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Lessons in political suicide [Published MaltaToday - Apr 16 2014]
Whipping Politicians [Published Times of Malta - Apr 16 2014]
Below the belt politics [Published Times of Malta - Apr 16 2014]
Stability v instability [Published European Voice - Apr 16 2014]
Malta lawmakers approve civil unions, adoption ... [Published Washington Blade - Apr 16 2014]
Malta legalises gay partnerships and adoption, ... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 16 2014]
Malta Legalizes Civil Unions for Same-Sex Couples [Published Edge Miami - Apr 15 2014]
Malta to Recognize Same-Sex Partnerships and Ad... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Apr 15 2014]
Decriminalisation of some drugs next task for ... [Published Malta Star - Apr 15 2014]
Malta passes civil unions [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
Malta legalizes same-sex civil unions as bill p... [Published LifeSite - Apr 15 2014]
Malta Legalizes Gay Partnerships, Adoption Rights [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 15 2014]
Malta legalises gay marriage and adoption [Published EUobserver - Apr 15 2014]
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Malta passes civil unions [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
As anticipated , the legislature of the island nation of Malta has approved civil unions for same-sex couples. ( Deutshe Welle ) The Maltese parliament legalized same-sex unions and gay adoption on Monday in a 37-0 vote, signaling a major change ...
EU Citizenship Goes On Sale, Price War Breaks Out [Published Zero Hedge - Nov 14 2013]
Wolf Richter   www.testosteronepit.com    www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter The huddled masses yearning to breathe free in the European Union drown by the boatload in the Mediterranean. They languish behind bars in detention centers in Greece and ...
Want To Be Maltese? It’ll Cost Just $865,000 [Published The China Blog - Nov 13 2013]
(VALLETTA, Malta) — Malta, a European Union member, will be selling citizenship with practically no strings attached for 650,000 euros ($865,000). The Maltese Parliament on Wednesday approved the amendment to the citizenship law. The revised law is expected ...
Want To Be Maltese? It’ll Cost Just $865,000 [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Nov 13 2013]
(VALLETTA, Malta) — Malta, a European Union member, will be selling citizenship with practically no strings attached for 650,000 euros ($865,000). The Maltese Parliament on Wednesday approved the amendment to the citizenship law. The revised law is expected ...
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