The Malta Independent 27 April 2017, Thursday

Updated: Minimum wage will rise by €8 per week by 2019

The minimum wage will rise by €8 per week by 2019. The increase, over and above the cost of living adjustment, will be of more than €400 per year in two years’ time, Civil...

Martin Micallef expected to be next Broadcasting Authority Chairman

Veteran broadcaster Martin Micallef is the government’s pick to fill in the constitutional role of Chairman of the Broadcasting Authority following the sudden death of newly appointed BA...

Malta with the lowest people in tertiary education and the highest percentage of school leavers

Amid all talk of economic excellence, two statistics that were issued by Eurostat yesterday show the other side of the coin, with regards to Malta and educational attainment. For Malta has among...

MUT election candidate refutes rival’s claims

Franklin Barbara, one of the candidates for the post of President of the Malta Union of Teachers, has refuted claims, by rival candidate Marco Bonnici, that he (Barbara) had hijacked the election...

Editorial - Prime Minister: call an election immediately

The Prime Minister really must, at the very least, call a general election immediately if he is to continue serving the country as a leader as opposed to simply being the person in power. It is...

Roderick Galdes 'playing the man rather than addressing the real issue' - Chris Packham

Parliamentary Secretary for Animal Rights Roderick Galdes has "resorted to ‘playing the man’ rather than addressing the real issue - the lack of political will to effectively...

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Gozo hospital will be returned to the Gozitans – Busuttil

The Gozo hospital will be returned to the Gozitans, PN leader Simon Busuttil said in Sannat. The Gozo Hospital should never have been privatised, more so behind everybody’s back, he said...

Watch: 'I believe Keith Schembri's version' – PM on Busuttil’s revelations

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he believed the version given by his chief of staff Keith Schembri, and not Opposition Leader Simon Busuttil, who revealed on Tuesday that Keith Schembri received...

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Labour goes personal on Busuttil as Deborah Schembri says Egrant saga is a national farce

The Egrant saga is just a national farce, parliamentary secretary Deborah Schembri said, and is aimed at deflecting the people’s attention from the wealth being generated by the government. The...

APS CEO calls for more ‘institutional serenity’, bank registers all round growth for 2016

APS Bank CEO Marcel Cassar today called for “institutional serenity and supervisory stability” while delivering an address on the bank’s all-round growth in profits, revenue and...

€1.9 million investment for ‘Rock Hub’ in Luqa

Investment of €1.9 million has allowed for the launch of a project which oversees that musicians, artists and rock music enthusiasts have a rehearsal and performance space. In a press...

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