In the Press: 50% of sex abuse cases involve minors, Air Malta workers concerned about future

The PN daily says Air Malta workers are concerned about reports of possible deal with Air China
The PN daily says Air Malta workers are concerned about reports of possible deal with Air China

Times of Malta

Minors were involved in 50% of the 75 cases of sexual assault reported to the police this year. By the end of September, nine reports of rape, four of sexual activity with minors, 25 of violent indecent assault, 19 of defilement of minors and 18 of indecent exposure were filed, according to figures obtained from the police.

The Malta Independent

The process of repealing 152 outdated laws has begun, with the first reading of the Bill to amend and repeal laws expected to presented in Parliament this week.

In-Nazzjon

The PN daily says Air Malta employees are surprised by government intentions for a partial or total take-over by Air China. Although the news was denied by tourism minister Edward Zammit Lewis, Air Malta’s new CEO Philip Micallef did not deny the possibility in an interview published yesterday.

L-orizzont  

Quoting Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, the GWU newspaper says unemployment levels are at a historical low and government’s actions have silenced the opposition’s criticism on unemployment.

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