The Malta Independent 18 October 2018, Thursday

Updated (2): Jason Azzopardi’s tweet 'breach of privilege', Speaker rules; MP says he will appeal

Speaker of the House Anglu Farrugia today ruled that a tweet posted by Nationalist MP Jason azzopardi after a Parliamentary session on 10 October to be considered breach of privilege...

Minister dismisses police commissioner replacement reports as ‘baseless rumours’

Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia has dismissed reports that Police Commissoner Lawrence Cutajar is to soon be replaced as ““baseless rumours”. Nationalist Party television...

Organic waste bag to be collected three times a week

Organic bag will be collected three times a week, it was announced during the official launch today. Official collection will begin on 31 October, and will be on Mondays, Wednesdays and...

Updated: Press freedom delegation concerned on lack of urgency in Caruana Galizia inquiry

An international freedom of expression mission to Malta has expressed its serious concern in the shortcomings of the Maltese government, raising concerns over a lack of “urgency” in the...

PN MP tells government to stop trying to ‘delete’ memory of Caruana Galizia murder

PN Edwin Vassallo spoke about freedom of expression and the memory of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was assassinated just over a year ago, during the adjournment speech this evening. He...

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€2 million from EU, PA funds allocated for restoration of old balconies in Valletta

A €2 million scheme that will see balconies in the southern part of Valletta restored was launched on Wednesday.  The scheme was launched by Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and the...

TMID Editorial - Freedom of the press is not served a la carte

Last Sunday, we reported how the phone logs of Pierre Darmanin show that he did not call Economy Minister Chris Cardona shortly after speaking to journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, as previously...

Opposition Leader’s wreath covered by Daphne Caruana Galizia’s last words, put to the side

The wreath laid by Opposition Leader Adrian Delia at the makeshift memorial dedicated to Daphne Caruana Galizia in Valletta was put aside during yesterday’s manifestation and covered by a poster...

Contraceptives, antibiotics among medicinal products to see price cut

The government today announced that the price of 23 medicinal products, including antibiotics and contraceptives, is to be reduced....

MEA greets rental market white paper reforms, hopes for proper regulation

The Malta Employers Association on Wednesday greeted the proposed reforms within the published rental market white paper, saying that they are pleased that something has finally been done on the...

Venice Commission accepts request to aid in review of Malta’s legal, institutional structures

The Venice Commission will accept government’s request to aid in a review of Malta's legal and institutional structures. Last Saturday, Minister for Justice, Culture and Local...

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