The Malta Independent 23 September 2019, Monday

EU ministers gather in Malta to work out new migration system

Four home affairs ministers gathered at Fort St. Angelo on Monday morning for the beginning of a summit dedicated to Migration. Interior Ministers Michael Farrugia (Malta), Luciana Lamorgese...

Hiring foreign teachers is ‘taking the easy way out, far-fetched’ – MUT president

While the Education Commissioner said last week that he would rather have foreign teachers in the classroom rather than an empty classroom, MUT President Marco Bonnici would rather have trained...

Greedy car park attendants have their licence temporarily suspended or revoked - TM

Over the last year, one car park attendant had his licence permanently revoked by court action and three others had their licence temporarily suspended, Transport Malta told The Malta...

Where’s the statue?

A niche without a statue has been conveniently used to support what seems to be an electricity box in Cospicua. The niche is at the start of Cospicua Road. An irate reader sent this photo to...

Migration Summit: Current ad-hoc relocation system is inhuman, unsustainable, NGOs say

The current ad hoc system whereby relocation is negotiated on a ship-by-ship basis is neither humane nor sustainable, a group of NGOs said yesterday, ahead of today’s migration Summit, which is...

Maltese MP appointed Regional Leader of Parliamentary Diabetes Global Network for Europe

During a meeting of the Parliamentary Diabetes Global Network (PDGN) held during the annual congress of the European Association of Studies in Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona, the Hon. Claudette...

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Godfrey, Marlene Farrugia resign from PD, will remain in Parliament until end of legislature

MPs Godfrey and Marlene Farrugia have resigned from Partit Demokratiku to make space for new people. They will be keeping their Parliamentary seats until the end of the legislature but will not...

Updated: Man arrested after violent Xaghra robbery that left woman with head injuries

A man is in custody following a violent robbery in Xaghra, Gozo that left a woman with grievous head injuries, the police confirmed on Sunday afternoon. The case took place at around 4am on...

Meter readers still visiting homes despite 99% of electricity meters being ‘smart’

Meter readers are still visiting homes to take readings manually despite Enemalta telling The Malta Independent on Sunday that 99 per cent of electricity meters are 'smart'. According to the ARMS...

Several quarries refusing to accept construction waste in breach of permit conditions

Almost half of the quarries permitted to receive construction waste are breaching the conditions of their permit by refusing to accept such waste, The Malta Independent on Sunday has learnt. In...

Sustainable economic model and creating new jobs ‘necessary to avert climate change effects - Dalli

Counteracting the impact of climate change requires a shift in mentality, transitioning from the traditional economic model to a sustainable one, S&D Vice President Miriam Dalli told a New York...

Other countries have not done multiculturalism right – Evarist Bartolo

As far as details go, for example, the total number of students - whether there is a waiting list or anything of the sort - we know that at the end of the last scholastic year there were 170 students...

EU's Juncker: Irish border controls needed in no-deal Brexit

The European Union will insist that border controls be put up along the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal and the British government will be responsible for that, a top EU...

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