The Malta Independent 24 October 2020, Saturday

Watch: Prime Minister says that he is against the ‘concept’ of public inquiries

Prime Minister Robert Abela has said that he is against the ‘concept’ of public inquiries on the basis that they send the message that the country’s institutions are not...

Three world-renowned firms, consortia shortlisted for waste to energy plant

Three world-renowned firms and consortia have been shortlisted to design, build, and operate the ECOHIVE Waste to Energy Plant, WasteServ announced on Friday. In a statement, WasteServ said that...

Update: PM denies he broke face-mask rules, says 'stricter' measures will be taken as IGM cries foul

The Institute of Maltese Journalists (IĠM) 'is very disappointed at the complete disrespect' with which the government is treating the laws of Malta, journalists, the general public and the...

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Green bonds and added investment will lead country to ecological transition - Environment Minister

Green bonds coupled with the investments being made in the environmental sector, along with the Resilience and Recovery Fund, will lead Malta to an ecological transition deserving of the future,...

Covid-19 infection rate will only decrease if bars, restaurants, gyms are closed, pathologists say

The current restrictions introduced to stem the tide of Covid-19 cases are “too little too late”, according to the Malta College of Pathologists, who said that making masks mandatory but...

TMID Editorial: PN MPs – From indifference to overkill

It seems that Nationalist Members of Parliament have found their voice again after the change in leadership. Since Bernard Grech took over from Adrian Delia as party leader, we have started to...

Bedingfield denies reports of positive Covid-19 cases amongst high-ranking government officials

PL Whip Glenn Bedingfield shot down recent reports of possible positive cases being found among high-ranking government officials, during Thursday’s parliamentary session. It was reported...

111 new cases of Covid-19 found overnight; 53 new recoveries

111 new cases of Covid-19 were found overnight along with 53 new recoveries of the virus, health authorities said in their daily note on Thursday. It means that there are currently a total of...

Over €230 million paid to workers through wage supplement so far

Over €230 million has been paid to workers through the government’s wage supplement so far, with another €200 million being freed up for this scheme as it is expected to run till March...

Younger generations aspire to be entrepreneurs, express concern about over-development

The most EY Generate Survey shows that younger generations are increasingly aspiring to be entrepreneurs and that their main concerns for Malta lie in overdevelopment and the environment. This is...

Two more victims of Covid-19 – number rises to 49

Two more lives were claimed by Covid-19 in Malta today, the health ministry said....

Two men arrested for robbing 84-year-old woman

Two men were arrested by police in connection with an assault and robbery of an 84-year-old woman in Qawra on Thursday. The men, a 35-year-old from Marsa and a 31-year-old from Rabat, are being...

Woman dies in Rabat fire

A woman has died this morning in a fire in her residence in Rabat, the police said. The accident took place in St Patrick Street at 5.45am. The police said that Civil Protection Department...

Influenza vaccine stock used up, new batch expected soon

The 100,000 units of the influenza vaccine that had been brought to Malta were already used up, Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne said in Parliament. With this in mind, another...

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