The Malta Independent 22 October 2020, Thursday

Sit-down protest against government actions on Mizieb, Ahrax to be organised at Castille

Over 60 NGOs have come together to organise a sit-down protest against the government’s actions on Malta and Gozo’s natural and cultural heritage. The protest comes after the...

155 new Covid-19 patients recorded as total number of cases exceeds 5,000

155 new cases of Covid-19 were found in the last 24 hours as the total number of cases of Covid-19 found since the pandemic began has now exceeded 5,000. 49 new recoveries meanwhile were also...

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Malta’s position on migration will not change until EU migration pact – Abela

Malta’s position on migration will not change unless the EU agrees on a migration pact, Prime Minister Robert Abela said on Wednesday.  The government’s hard-line stance on...

Updated travel Amber list published

The list of countries from where people visiting Malta have to present a negative Covid-19 certificate has been updated. The revised list of countries is; Austria, Belgium (all airports),...

Updated: COVID-19 vaccine expected in Malta in January, Fearne says; Grech criticises PM on virus

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Chris Fearne said that it is anticipated that Malta will be receiving the COVID-19 vaccine by January and that within the following months the vaccine...

'Citizenship is a member state competence', government says reacting to EC's IIP criticism

The Maltese government has said that it has taken note of the concerns raised on its passport selling scheme by the European Commission, adding that citizenship is a member state competence. The...

We never ignored Charmaine Gauci’s advice when taking decisions – Fearne

There was not a single occasion when the government ignored the advice given by public health superintendent Charmaine Gauci, Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne said on Tuesday.  He was asked to...

Over 250 people fined for not wearing masks

Over 250 people were fined over the course of last week for not wearing face-masks as outlined in already existing legislation. People must wear masks in all public places, including public...

‘I am confident we will reach an agreement with the Commission’, Fearne says on action against IIP

Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne has spoken of his confidence that the government will be able to reach an agreement with the European Commission over its passport-selling scheme, after the...

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