Illegalities in proper palm pruning threaten Malta’s beloved ‘lampuka’
Fishermen claim lack of proper enforcement and diminishing number of palm trees, threaten one of the island’s most famous fishing practices
Teachers’ union objects to setting up of MCAST Ombudsman’s office, questions its autonomy
Malta Union of Teachers said any lecturers who turn to newly set up MCAST Obudsman’s office could risk disciplinary procedures, due to lack of autonomy
[WATCH] No doctor shortage at Gozo General Hospital, Chris Fearne insists

While no doctors have yet been recruited, Health Minister Chris Fearne said interviews were underway for new consultants

While no doctors have yet been recruited, Health Minister...

New €2.1 million doctor training programmes in eye care, genetic counselling

Health Minister Chris Fearne says allied health professionals need to be trained to meet the need of health service, as part of 10-year plan

Health Minister Chris Fearne says allied health...

Women’s rights groups in strong reaction to court decision to fine domestic violence offender

NGOs say court judgement “gives message that aggressor can get away with almost anything”

NGOs say court judgement “gives message that...

Egrant inquiry cost €1.3 million, possibly most expensive in history

Sources close to the court have described the Egrant inquiry as 'the most expensive ever conducted in Malta’s legal history'

Sources close to the court have described the Egrant...

Tuna ranchers to deploy booms to control fish farm slime

Four companies will set up a call centre to recieve public complaints and...

Four companies will set up a call centre to recieve public...

Environment Minister confirms sea slime is from fish farms, inspections underway

Environment Minister Jose Herrera has promised action will be taken against fish farms if inspections reveal they broke regulations

Environment Minister Jose Herrera has promised action will...

Egrant | Simon Busuttil and Pierre Portelli unlikely to face criminal action

Former PN leader and Independent director who gave magistrate fabricated copies of declaration of trust were not mentioned by name in the unpublished part of...

Former PN leader and Independent director who gave...

Customs seize nearly 10 million contraband cigarettes in first six months of the year

In the first six months of 2018, The Customs Department also seized eight kilograms of cannabis, two kilograms of cocaine and other contraband items

In the first six months of 2018, The Customs Department...

[WATCH] Fishy slime pollutes Marsaskala bay

Part of the coastline in Marsaskala was awash with a smelly slime, which...

Part of the coastline in Marsaskala was awash with a smelly...

Gozo General Hospital to be hit by doctor shortage once again

The shortage would mainly be affecting the hospital’s medicine...

The shortage would mainly be affecting the...

Petrol and diesel to increase by 5c per litre

Enemed, the State-owned fuel supplier that has a dominant market position, said...

Enemed, the State-owned fuel supplier that has a dominant...

Birdlife warn of legal and environmental ramifications of reopening trapping season

The NGO claimed that if the decision to apply for a derogation is allowed, the country would risk the possibility of another EU court case 

The NGO claimed that if the decision to apply for a...

No dividends for Bank of Valletta shareholders as bank sets aside €75m for litigation

Bank of Valletta’s mid-term profits of €88 million have been slashed after the company hived off money to cover three pending litigation cases

Bank of Valletta’s mid-term profits of €88...

Malta to start process of implementing EU-Japan Economic and Strategic partnerships

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that it was also time for ‘serious attention’ to be given to foreign direct investment in Malta from Japan

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that it was also time for...

Publication of Egrant inquiry conclusions enough to satisfy public interest, AG says

Attorney General files a counter-protest to that submitted by Adrian Delia regarding publication of full Egrant inquiry

Attorney General files a counter-protest to that submitted...

PD wants lobbyist register to stop private interests 'dictating' political agenda

The party also reminded both the Prime Minister and Opposition leader that the time has come for a Commissioner for Standards in Public Life to be appointed

The party also reminded both the Prime Minister and...

‘Whistleblowers’ feud: Efimova lawyer denies Ferris affidavit

Efimova was behind allegations by the late Daphne Caruana Galizia that the...

Efimova was behind allegations by the late Daphne Caruana...

The one million dollars for Egrant that never existed

The magisterial inquiry heard four versions of how Pilatus Bank employee Maria...

The magisterial inquiry heard four versions of how Pilatus...

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