The Malta Independent 21 January 2021, Thursday

PN reveals new shadow cabinet: Arrigo, Spiteri retained; Azzopardi loses justice; Delia refuses role

The Nationalist Party have announced its new shadow cabinet, with a number of MPs retaining their previous portfolios and, notably, with former PN leader Adrian Delia refusing to take on a shadow...

‘Let us know where you are’ – Marcel Pisani’s parents’ call after 20 days with no leads

On 28 December of last year, 50-year-old Marcel Pisani was reported missing by the police after failing to respond to numerous calls from his family and friends.  Almost a month later, the...

Updated: Biden takes the helm as president: 'Democracy has prevailed'

Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, swearing the oath of office just before noon to take the helm of a deeply divided nation while inheriting a confluence of crises...

Borg’s slip of the tongue doesn't merit investigation, but Hyzler disagrees with minister's version

In reply to a letter sent by Arnold Cassola regarding Ian Borg swearing on live TV, Standards Commissioner George Hyzler said that although he does not agree with Borg’s version of the events,...

Chamber of Commerce calls for stricter enforcement in public procurement

The Malta Chamber of Commerce is calling for the government and financial entities to implement stricter enforcement with regards to public procurement in order to better regulate its processes, make...

187 new cases of Covid-19 found, 1,274 more people vaccinated

187 new cases of Covid-19 were reported by health authorities on Wednesday as another 1,274 people were vaccinated. 189 people meanwhile have recovered from the virus, while two more patients...

Birdlife Malta disappointed by Bernard Grech’s environmental portfolio reshuffle

Birdlife Malta said on Wednesday it was disappointed by how the environment has fared in Bernard Grech’s shadow cabinet reshuffle.  It said that the only two major changes were related...

Infrastructure Malta invests €15 million in 102 rural roads in 2020

Infrastructure Malta invested over €15 million in the reconstruction and upgrading of 102 countryside roads in 2020, a statement by the agency revealed. The Government of Malta financed...

Maltese biggest supporters for stricter measures to tackle climate change in EU, new survey shows

The Maltese are the people most in favour of stricter government measures which would force citizens to change their behaviour to tackle climate change in the European Union, a new bloc-wide survey...

Facing crush of crises, Biden will take helm as president

 Joe Biden swears the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably...

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