The Malta Independent 2 April 2020, Thursday

Recoveries from Coronavirus - only two in Malta: What about the others?

Malta now has a total of 188 cases of confirmed Coronavirus, with only two having recovered. The first confirmed cases were identified on 7 March, nearly a month ago, and do not include the ones who...

Coronavirus: People who died 20, 30 years ago receiving letter to stay at home

Measures related to the containment of Coronavirus have exposed a flaw in the government data system, with people who have died receiving a letter telling them to stay at home. Relatives of these...

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Parliament approves new method of appointing police commissioner

Parliament on Wednesday approved a new method of appointing a Police Commissioner.  The amendments provide for a new process whereby, for the first time in history, the Police Commissioner will...

BirdLife slams ORNIS Committee for ‘rubber stamping decision to open spring hunting season’

BirdLife Malta has issued a statement on Facebook, slamming the ORNIS Committee for 'rubber stamping Cabinet's decision to open a spring hunting season.' "People are being asked to stay home,...

Water, energy bills should be reduced by 50% for families, businesses – PN

The Nationalist Party is proposing that water and energy bills are redcued by 50 per cent to all families and businesses in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis. David Aguis PN deputy leader and...

US company hopes to start mass production of Covid-19 vaccine by June

A US company that is developing a potential vaccine for Covid-19 and hopes to be able to produce between 1 and 3 million doses per week by the beginning of June, a statement read. The vaccine,...

Data Protection Commissioner investigating reported leak of 330,000 voters’ personal data

Information and Data Protection Commissioner Saviour Cachia has launched an investigation into a reported security leak involving the personal data of 337,384 voters. MaltaToday reported today...

Government, Opposition agree on appointment of Mark Chetcuti as Chief Justice

The government and opposition have agreed on the appointment of Mark Chetcuti as the new Chief Justice. He will be replacing Joseph Azzopardi, who is retiring on 8 April. The appointment will be...

€10,000 grant to support voluntary project in production of Covid-19 protective visors

Malta Enterprise are supporting Invent 3D project in the production of covid19 protective visors through the use of 3D printers to ensure that frontline staff at MaterDei Hospital get this very...

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