The Malta Independent 5 December 2021, Sunday

Migration: Malta carrying 'disproportionate' burden - Minister Bartolo

Malta is carrying a disproportionate burden, being on the forefront of managing irregular migration along the Central Mediterranean, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs...

Grech does not exclude Opposition boycott of Parliament in protest against Speaker

Opposition Leader Bernard Grech said Saturday that he does not exclude that the Opposition would boycott Parliament in protest at the way in which the Speaker acts as a gatekeeper for the government....

Updated: Captain Morgan drops plans for Balluta jetty

Captain Morgan has decided not to build the Balluta jetty and is evaluating alternative sites after listening to the public’s concerns, the company said in a statement Saturday. The...

Two men grievously injured as cars crash into wall, tree

Two men were grievously injured in the past hours in separate accidents that took place in Floriana and Naxxar, the police said. At 6pm on Friday, a 28-year-old man of St Paul’s Bay lost...

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Malta should support cleaner Mediterranean Sea through Emission Control Area - BirdLife

A proposal to declare the Mediterranean Sea an area where ships are obliged to switch to a cleaner fuel has so far gained the support of various Mediterranean states, with Malta still not declaring...

TMID Editorial: Tourism and the elephant in the room

It was on Thursday that Tourism Minister Clayton Bartolo announced another government strategy: this time one for the tourism industry between 2021 and 2030. Bartolo described the...

Libya's foreign minister slams European migration policy

Libya’s foreign minister on Friday criticized a system of deterring migrants from reaching European shores that she argued fails to address the root of the problem and has so far only served the...

Bartolo calls for sound political leadership to calm current turbulent political climate

Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo has called for sound political leadership to calm the current turbulent political climate. Minister Bartolo said we again need détente...

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133 new Covid-19 cases reported as hospitalisations up by 4

133 new cases of Covid-19 cases were reported by health authorities on Friday, as the higher number of cases continued. 75 people have also recovered from the virus, meaning that Malta currently...

Montenegro parliament votes to open inquiry into Mozura wind farm project

Montenegro’s parliament has voted to form an Inquiry Committee to investigate the Mozura wind farm project, which has been implicated in corruption allegations from the outset.  In a...

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