The Malta Independent 27 October 2020, Tuesday

‘Waste-to-energy plants are efficient, form part of urban societies - Environment Minister

Waste-to-energy plants are so efficient in this day and age that they are located in the centre of communities, Environment, Climate Change and Planning Minister Aaron Farrugia told The Malta...

Europe in crisis: French doctor warns his country has 'lost control' of virus

A French doctor warned Monday that his country has “lost control of the epidemic,” a day after health authorities reported more than 52,000 new coronavirus cases as nations across Europe...

TMID Editorial: MPs - Persons of trust, conflicts of interest, a debate on possible changes

Backbench MPs holding official posts in the government has become somewhat of the norm, but this does not mean that it is right. Both political parties have been guilty of this tactic in some...

‘A virtual reality budget’ – Opposition Leader says economy built on ‘steroids’

Opposition leader Bernard Grech deemed Budget 2021 as a “virtual reality” budget as it either does not address certain pressing issues, leaves out certain sectors or makes false promises...

Covid-19: Government to shut bars and clubs till 1 December, maximum group sizes reduced

The government has introduced a number of new restrictive measures to limit the spread of Covid-19. As from 29 October, bars and clubs will shut completely, a government statement read. This...

620 people were fined last week for not wearing a mask in public – Home Affairs Minister

620 people were fined last week for not wearing a mask, Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri said in a Facebook post. The wearing of masks became mandatory practically everywhere when the...

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80 cases of Covid-19 found overnight, 63 new recoveries also found

80 new cases of Covid-19 were found overnight, health authorities announced in their daily health update on Monday. It is the first time in some 12 days that the number of cases found in a...

Imam condemns murder of French teacher, calls for religious blasphemy to be criminalised

Imam Mohammad Elsadi has condemned the killing of French teacher Samuel Paty, and has also called for the mocking of prophets and faiths to be criminalised and prohibited in order to “comply...

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Elderly man becomes 53rd person to die with Covid-19 in Malta

An elderly man on Monday became the 53rd person to die with Covid-19 in Malta. The man, who was 73 years old, tested positive for Covid-19 on 10 October.  He was admitted to Mater Dei...

Government investing almost €60,000 in two BirdLife Malta-managed Natura 2000 reserves

The government will be investing around €58,000 in improvement works being done by BirdLife Malta in two Natura 2000 sites, one being the Ghadira Nature Reserve and the Simar Reserve on the...

Average 125 new cases per day: MAM urges restrictive measures to 'avoid collapse'

The Medical Association of Malta today noted that the 7-day moving average is now of 125 new cases per day, with two new deaths reported yesterday. 16 patients are in ITU and over 80 people admitted...

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