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WWW.MALTATODAY.COM.MT WEDNESDAY EDITION €1.00 WEDNESDAY • 30 AUGUST 2023 • ISSUE 859 • PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SUNDAY EDITORIAL • PAGE 11 Maltapost changes tariffs Newspaper, magazine publishers face steep postal rate increase MATTHEW AGIUS TWO men and a woman have been charged in connection with a robbery in Żurrieq which left an elderly man in danger of dying. The thieves struck a jewellery shop in Żurrieq at 8pm on August 25. The court was told that police officers dis- patched to the scene found the front door locked, but could see a man with visible wounds, tied up inside the shop. Investigations revealed that two peo- ple had entered the shop and tied up the 67-year-old shopkeeper, before looting several items and fleeing the scene. NICOLE MEILAK NEWSPAPER and magazine publishers will face a 111% increase in postal fees after Maltapost intro- duced new rates as authorised by the Malta Commu- nications Authority (MCA). In a recent announcement that has sent ripples among publishers, Maltapost revealed that chang- es to their tariff structure will see the discontinua- tion of specially reduced postage rates for newspa- per post items. Three charged with attempted murder of Zurrieq jeweller PAGE 5 PAGE 2 Sliema residents congregated at Fond il-Ghadir on Tuesday evening to denounce the "deplorable condition" of their locality. Armed with placards, the residents joined together in chants bemoaning the mountains of garbage around the locality, the swarms of e-scooters, an unsettling rat infestation, and over-development, which according to them, "threatens to erode the very essence of our community".

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