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Republic Day honours and awards were presented to 15 personalities and a group of athletes at an investiture ceremony on Friday morning following a ceremonial parade in Valletta to mark Republic Day. Source: Times of Malta
Police unions have expressed solidarity and support for Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar, after both Labour Party leadership hopefuls have indicated that his days are numbered. Source: Malta Today
Republic Day festivities are taking place today, however protesters were present close by in the morning chanting ‘corrupt’ ‘assassins’ and ‘mafia’. A strong police presence was on Republic Street, and people were not allowed to walk beyond Cafe Cordina towards St George’s Square. Source: The Malta Independent
Former Minister and Ex-European Commissioner Karmenu Vella has today been honoured with the grade of Companion in the National Order of Merit. Source: TVM
“Let us remember that the Republic of Malta is far bigger than the gang of people who brought shame on our country. Let us defend our country’s name, especially with those who could use this turn of events to harm and belittle Malta’s image abroad.Source: Newsbook