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Today's newspapers in review

by August 20, 2016 General

These are the leading stories in today’s local newspapers.

The Times of Malta reports that the head of the Malta Insurance Association has called on authorities to extend a penalty points system in place for new drivers to all motorists. 

In a separate story, the paper cites JobsPlus chairman Clyde Caruana as noting that the number of Italian workers in Malta has shot up. 

The Malta Independent leads with news of a student protest against high-rise development, with student activists demanding an environmental master plan. 

In-Nazzjon reports that the LNG tanker expected in Malta is still moored in Singapore. 

L-Orizzont reports that Air Malta pilots have agreed to up their productivity as part of an agreement with the government following an industrial dispute.