The Malta Independent 23 October 2014, Thursday

Finance Ministry confirms: European Commission demands more information on budget 2015; PN reacts

The Ministry for Finance today admitted that it had received a request from the European Commission asking for further information related to the Draft Budget 2015 submitted by Malta on 15 October...

No one injured after fire breaks out in one of the rooms at Solana Hotel in Mellieha

No one was injured after a fire broke out at Solana Hotel, in Triq Borg Olivier, Mellieha. At around 3pm in the afternoon, members of the civil protection were informed that there was a fire in...

Budget 2015: Will the European Commission slap Malta so as not to slap only France?

It is still too early to comment one way or another on Malta's draft budgetary plans, a European Commission spokesperson has told our sister paper, The Malta Business Weekly, amid widespread European...

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Matsec exams: Muscat hid introduction of tax on students, PN MP Joe Cassar says

Shadow education minister Joe Cassar said that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Education Minister Evarist Bartolo imposed a new tax on students when they hid the introduction of higher fees for...

COLA won't even buy you a cola – 58c: the lowest cost of living adjustment in years

COLA will not even buy you a cola, or a packet of peanuts, for that matter. The cost of living adjustment (COLA) will be of €0.58, and not €1.16, as was confirmed the Labour Party...

After Tonio Fenech comments: Energy Ministry denies making changes to eco-reduction

The Energy Ministry, in response to statements by PN MP Tonio Fenech in an interview with The Malta Independent, said that no change in the workings of eco-reduction in the water and electricity bills...

English language learning represents 6% of tourist arrivals – Edward Zammit Lewis

English language learning in Malta is a significant tourism market segment which nowadays represents close to 6% of our tourist arrivals. Because of the typically longer length of stay, this equates...

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World news in 1 minute: Find out what happened around the world on 22 October

EBOLA-US WASHINGTON - The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports Wednesday while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready for...

Strong market demand: new edition of Alfred Sant's epic novel to be launched soon

In response to a strong market demand the publishing house SKS (Sensiela Kotba Socjalisti) is launching a reprint of Alfred Sant's epic-historical novel La Bidu, La Tmiem, 1599 (No beginning, no end,...

Illegal migration: Frontex chief says he 'didn't know Italy is scrapping Mare Nostrum'

European Union Frontex border control agency director Gil Arias Fernandez said on Friday he had no idea Italy was shutting down its Mare Nostrum migrant search-and-rescue operation at the end of the...

One traffic fatality reported in Q3, 6.9% increase in number of accidents

There was one traffic fatality in the third quarter this year. In the third quarter the number of reported traffic accidents totalled 3,802, an increase of 247, or 6.9 per cent, over...

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