The Malta Independent 20 October 2020, Tuesday

Malta’s attractiveness to foreign investors declining; international reputation part of problem

Investors sounded a note of caution on Malta’s overall Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) attractiveness, with a 15% decline when compared to 2019, The EY’s 2020 Attractiveness survey has...

EC opens infringement procedures against Malta, Cyprus for ‘selling’ EU citizenship

The European Commission has opened infringement procedures against Malta and Cyprus over the countries’ citizenship by investment schemes. The Commission sent letters of formal notice to...

UPE issues directives after talks with Education Ministry over schools closure fail

The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers has issued a set of directives for its members in State and Church schools after they said that talks with the Education Ministry for...

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EC to launch infringement procedures against Malta and Cyprus over citizenship schemes

The European Commission is expected to launch infringement procedures against Cyprus and Malta over investor citizenship schemes, the Vice-President of the European Commission, Maros Sefcovic, said on...

This is an incompetent government that buckled under the waves - Bernard Grech

  Opposition Leader Bernard Grech is giving his reaction to the Budget announced by the government earlier this evening. In a Facebook post uploaded earlier this evening, Grech said the...

Watch: As Scicluna gives Budget speech, a brief comical moment between Herrera and Mallia

Jose Herrera and Manuel Mallia shared a brief comical moment as Finance Minister Edward Scicluna shared the budget for 2021. At one point during Scicluna's two-hour speech, Herrera was seen...

Budget 2021 Gozo: Extension of employment schemes; infrastructural studies and projects

The government is promising to continue providing the necessary stimuli in the coming years to further improve the economic performance in Gozo, which has led to greater recorded economic growth and a...

Miriam Dalli, Clyde Caruana co-opted to Parliament

Former MEP Miriam Dalli and OPM Chief of Staff Clyde Caruana were co-opted to Parliament on Monday evening.  The co-option took place during question time, before the announcement of the...

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