The Malta Independent 29 May 2020, Friday

Airport reopening date to be announced in the coming days – Tourism Minister

Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli had indicated that Prime Minister Robert Abela will be announcing the date for the reopening of Malta’s International Airport (MIA) in the coming days,...

Hello and welcome: Robot waiters to the rescue amid virus

You can always count on a robot for perfect timing. When Shaosong Hu saw robotic waiters serving food in China last fall, he knew exactly what he wanted for his restaurant in the Dutch beachside...

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Man arrested over drug find

A police investigation led to the arrest of a man on allegations of drug trafficking and drug abuse in his Birkirkara home. The police went to the man's residence after days of surveillance. Upon...

Oral contraceptive pill should be considered essential medicine, should be free of charge - PN

The oral contraceptive pill should be considered essential medication said the Nationalist Party in a statement published on Friday.  In recent news, a number of oral contraceptive pills have...

Recovery plan ‘prickly pear that needs to be peeled strategically’ – Peter Agius

Former PN MEP candidate Peter Agius said Malta will be facing “a monumental challenge in the coming months” as it aims to recover from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic with the...

Restaurants and cafés 'must use common sense when placing seating outside'

Restaurants and cafés must use their common sense when placing extra seating outside and not abuse the situation, Philip Fenech, Deputy President at Malta Chamber of SMEs, told The Malta...

TMID Editorial: Guilty or innocent – And then they call it justice

Lawyers will tell you that there were occasions when they were convinced that the client they were representing was guilty of the charges he or she was facing, and yet they got off the...

Tribunal halts work on fuel station project in Marsascala

A tribunal has halted works on an ODZ Marsaskala fuel station construction project until an appeal against the decision by the Planning Authority to give it the green light has been decided. Last...

There must be a difference between prescription free drugs and accessibility - Head of Gynaecology

It is important to differentiate between a safe accessible drug and a prescription free drug, and for oral contraceptive pills there must be a prescription Prof Yves Muscat Baron, Head of the...

Air Malta reaches agreement with cabin crew; talks with pilots still at ‘delicate stage’

Air Malta has reached an agreement with the Union of Cabin Crew (UCC) which will see all cabin crew members retained with the company, but talks with the union representing pilots are still at a...

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