The Malta Independent 20 September 2019, Friday

Climate strike in Valletta

A climate strike was held in Valletta on Friday evening as part of an international movement involving millions worldwide.  Climate activists and concerned citizens gathered around Tritons...

First Marsa flyovers officially open; a pre-independence anniversary present - Muscat

The first two flyovers in the Marsa Junction project were officially opened to traffic on Friday evening, with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat saying "What better present can we give to Malta and its...

Herrera agrees with Muscat’s stance on construction waste dumping at sea; doesn't think will happen

Environment Minister Jose Herrera is in agreement with the Prime Minister's decision to consider dumping construction waste at sea, but does not actually think the situation will be such that it the...

AFM on way to pick up 36 migrants rescued in Maltese search and rescue zone

The Armed Forces of Malta are on their way to meet NGO ship the Ocean Viking to collect 36 migrants who were rescued in the Maltese search and rescue zone, an AFM spokesperson confirmed with The Malta...

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Updated: Cannabis NGO criticises PS’s aversion to the term 'recreational'

Whilst fully agreeing that prevention, especially for youths, is imperative, Parliamentary Secretary for Reforms Julia Farrugia Portelli continues to portray cannabis users as reckless, irresponsible...

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TMID Editorial: Libelling the deceased - How long will it take to do the right thing?

It seems the Prime Minister needs something of a reality check. He asks, again, for the family of a murdered journalist to accept the conclusions of an unpublished inquiry damning the journalist...

Watch: Change noted, but migration policies without Salvini won’t change overnight - minister

It seems like there is a slight change in policy by the new Italian Interior Minister with regards to migration, Minister for Home Affairs Michael Farrugia said yesterday, but he also highlighted that...

Superintendence lashes out at proposed demolition of Sliema townhouses

The Demolition of a row of townhouses in Sliema in order to makeway for Townhouses has started to raise concerns. The application is to demolish a row of existing dwellings and construct a garage...

MDA calls on government to take ‘severe action’ against illegal dumping of construction waste

The Malta Developers Association has "strongly condemned" any illegally dumping of construction waste in public open areas in the countryside or any other sites where this waste is not permitted to be...

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