The Malta Independent 24 September 2021, Friday

TMID Editorial: Vanessa Frazier – Another example of a culture of impunity

Last week, The Malta Independent carried a short story about how Malta’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations was watching a football game while she was attending a meeting on...

PN government would lower VAT rate for hotels and restaurants from 18% to 7%

The Nationalist Party has proposed lowering the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants to seven from 18%. The existing rate of 7% on accommodation only would be extended to all other hotel services...

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Fake vaccine certificates being sold on the black market for €150

Maltese vaccine certificates are being sold for €150 on the black market, according to a new report issued by a cyber-security firm. Check Point Research reported that the black market for...

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One to charge them all: EU demands single plug for phones

The European Union unveiled plans Thursday that would require smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile devices. The EU Commission proposed legislation Thursday that would...

IN PICTURES: Iconic Red Arrows arrive in Malta ahead of airshow

The iconic British Red Arrows display team has arrived in Malta ahead of the return of the Malta International Airshow. Based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, the Red Arrows had flown almost...

Police presence on public transport to increase

Malta Public Transport and the Malta Police Force signed a collaboration agreement with the aim to improve public safety and security on public transport through an increase of police presence....

Banks in southern Europe, including Malta, at higher risk from climate change – ECB

The European Central Bank's first climate stress test shows higher risks of loan defaults for banks in fire-plagued southern Europe, including Malta, and argues that an earlier and orderly shift to...

Malta-flagged ship at centre of Turkey, Greece spat

A Turkish warship issued a warning to a Greek research vessel to prevent it entering what Turkey considers its territorial waters, Turkey's Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The showdown came a year...

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