The Malta Independent 27 June 2019, Thursday

Watch: New rent regulations come into force as of January 2020; seeks stability in sector

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has just launched the new rent reform regulations, which will come into force in January 2020 The reforms will require a one-year minimum residential contract period,...

Petition calling for Adrian Delia confidence vote forwarded to PN executive committee

The petition calling for a vote of confidence on Adrian Delia has been forwarded to the PN's executive council, the President of the party's general council said. The request was handed over to...

Balluta Bay once again open to the public after sand re-nourishment project

Balluta bay has been re-opened to the public after the completion of a sand re-nourishment programme. Speaking at a press conference, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said that through the Malta Tourism...

Prime Minister says Matthew Pace should resign from PA Board

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has said that PA Board Member Matthew Pace should resign from his post. Last week the court had declared the decision of the Environment and Planning Review Tribunal,...

Chamber of Architects targets government over recently released construction regulations

The Chamber of Architects and Civil Engineers has taken the recently released legal notice dealing with excavation and demolition to task, stating that it was published 'without prior consultation...

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I’m facing problems but I’m hopeful; my goal is to work with Caritas - recovering drug addict

"I am still facing problems but I am hopeful; my goal is to work with Caritas one day," are the words of one of the people currently recovering from drug addiction at the San Blas Therapeutic...

Government threatened with legal action over tendering system for rehabilitation of Gzira marina

A number of berth holders at the Gzira yacht marina have threatened the government with legal action over the opaque tendering system used to gather proposals for the rehabilitation of the marina,...

Shameful that hospital workers can't speak Maltese and have issues with English - Trevor Zahra

Renowned author Trevor Zahra has aired his discontent at calling up hospital and not being able to be served in Maltese. Writing on Facebook, he described not being able to be helped in his native language as shameful, while also adding that those on the other end of the line had a bad English…

MUMN industrial action at the Mater Dei maternity department suspended – Health Minister

The industrial action taking place at the Mater Dei Hospital maternity department has been suspended after two weeks of the directives being put in place, Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister...

Watch: Petition calling for Adrian Delia vote of confidence presented at party headquarters

  A petition calling on the PN’s General Council to hold a vote of confidence on Adrian Delia is being presented to the party this evening. Speaking to journalists before...

Malta taking a leadership role in the Commonwealth to tackle climate change - Carmelo Abela

Malta is taking a leadership role in the Commonwealth to tackle climate change, Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela has said. "Commonwealth countries must send an important signal to stakeholders...

PN members sign counter motion in bid to stop Delia vote of confidence

Nationalist Party tesserati (party members) have signed a counter motion stating that Party Leader Adrian Delia was democratically elected, in a bid to stop him from asking for a vote of...

TMID Editorial: European Commission vs Poland - Time to revisit those new judicial appointments

Both Malta and Poland have had their share of controversy of late when it comes to the judiciary.  In Poland, it is about when members of the judiciary are to leave the bench for retirement while...

Memorandum of Understanding between Transport Malta and Brazilian authorities on air services signed

Representatives from the Civil Aviation Directorate within Transport Malta met with their Brazilian counterparts in Lisbon, Portugal yesterday and signed a Memorandum of Understanding on air services...

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