The Malta Independent 21 January 2018, Sunday

€8 million network upgrade for Marsaxlokk and Birzebbuga - Enemalta

As part of its ongoing investment to improve the quality of service to its customers, Enemalta is currently upgrading the network supplying electricity to Marsaxlokk, Birzebbuga, the industrial zone...

Government has not yet told the PN if it will back SLAPP Bill

The government has not yet told the PN whether it will back their recently presented Private Member's Bill regarding SLAPP lawsuits, PN MPs told The Malta Independent. Both Jason Azzopardi, who...

‘This Maltese festa will be marked by authenticity,’ says PM at V18 launch ceremony

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat joyously remarked that “this Maltese festa will be marked by authenticity” as he addressed the Valletta 2018 European Capital of Culture opening celebrations....

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TMID Editorial: The next Chief Justice - No political or controversial appointments, please

The appointments of new judges or magistrates are almost always a source of controversy in Malta. In this tiny country where everyone knows everyone it is not easy to find someone who with some...

US government shuts down as partisan blame game heats up

The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a...

The European strategy for plastics: an opportunity for innovation

PL MEP Miriam Dalli has called the European strategy for plastics presented by the European Commission earlier this week, "an opportunity to properly address environment protection and...

Updated: AUM has not breached any condition that justifies revocation of licence - NCFHE

The American University of Malta "has not breached any condition" that justifies the revocation of its licence, the National Commission for Further and Higher Education said today. In a...

V18: Valletta’s year of opportunity

Valletta 18 is with us at last. What are your hopes for this year for Valletta and Malta in general? I hope that both Valletta and Malta get the most out of Valletta 2018. I like to describe The...

V18: Selecting a Capital of Culture

In October, 2011Alexiei Dingli, Valletta's mayor, submitted a bid for Malta's capital to be a Capital of Culture which was forwarded to the members of the selection panel to be considered. This...

Moviment Graffiti hits out at ‘long list of privatisation rip-offs’

Moviment Graffitti has expressed alarm at how the country's public assets and public land are being "handed over to private companies through deals that constitute a rip-off for the...