The Malta Independent 20 January 2018, Saturday

‘Big’ nature park to be declared in the south, Environment Minister reveals

A 'big' nature park will be declared in the south of the island, Minister for the Environment Jose Herrera has disclosed to The Malta Independent. In comments to this newspaper at a waste-related...

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...

EU Commissioner labels Malta ‘fiscal black hole’; pressure will be placed on aggressive tax systems

Pierre Moscovici, the EU Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, has accused Malta, along with other member states, of being “fiscal black tax holes” and vowed to place...

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Burned horse: Two men fined for mistreatment of animals at Xghajra farm

Two men were today fined €3,000 and €1,500 in a shocking case of animal cruelty that had been revealed by The Malta Independent in 2014. The Animal Welfare Directorate had called in the...

IIP: Identity Malta asks public if number of applicants in round 2 should be capped

Identity Malta will be asking the public whether the number of applicants in a second round of the controversial Individual Investor Programme should be capped like the first one, or whether this...

67 applications related to fuel stations validated or published since 2013

67 development applications related to petrol stations were validated or published by the Planning Authority since 2013, a Parliamentary Question reveals. PN MP Karol Aquilina asked Transport...

New educators union creator says he aims for a more de-centralised approach

David Rossi, one of three former MUT Council members involved in setting up a new union for educators, told The Malta Independent that the aim is for the new entity to have a more de-centralised...

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