Budget 2017 gets 70% implementation rate
Some 265 budget measures were implemented this year
Government allocates €11 million to past grievances fund
The fund, which has increased by €3 million from what had been projected to be allocated in the 2017 budget, address injustices committed against employees of various...
€10,000 in assistance to be given to families who adopt

33 children have been adopted this year whilst 31 children have been matched to...

33 children have been adopted this year whilst 31 children...

Diabetics eligible for free glasses, antibiotics and dental care

Diabetics holding the yellow form are, as of this month, entitled to benefits...

Diabetics holding the yellow form are, as of this month,...

Disability allowance to increase as part of system reform

Social solidarity minister says that following initiatives to help those with a...

Social solidarity minister says that following initiatives...

Government used Budget to show minimum wage no longer adequate – Prime Minister

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called on unions and employers to present common proposal on the minimum wage, which the government had inidcated – in the...

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called on unions and employers...

European Commission finds Budget 2017 ‘broadly compliant’

European Commission approves Malta’s budget for 2017

European Commission approves Malta’s budget for 2017

Political parties bicker over data showing slow growth of wages

The parties are locked in a debate over whether wages are growing at a slower...

The parties are locked in a debate over whether wages are...

Scicluna refutes Busuttil's claims that salaries have gone down for 70,000 people

Finance minister Edward Scicluna denies Simon Busuttil's claim that salaries have gone down for 70,000 people over the past year, says total wages...

Finance minister Edward Scicluna denies Simon...

Opposition MP questions whether MFSA and Central Bank will be merged

Opposition MP Kristy Debono questions whether MFSA and Central Bank will be...

Opposition MP Kristy Debono questions whether MFSA and...

De Marco: Malta must do utmost to fend off EU challenge on tax competitiveness

Shadow finance minister warns against dependence on one-off revenues in the face of rising government spending

Shadow finance minister warns against dependence on one-off...

‘We do have a long-term vision’ : Economy minister dismisses PN MPs' warnings

Opposition MPs Claudio Grech and Kristy warn that economy is too reliant on volatile markets, but economy minister Chris Cardona insists Labour...

Opposition MPs Claudio Grech and Kristy warn...

Updated | Malta should aim to have one of world's fastest Internet speeds, PN MP says

Opposition MP Claudio Grech urges government to invest in Malta's technological infrastructure, so that ISPs will be able to offer download speeds as...

Opposition MP Claudio Grech urges government to invest in...

Government preparing new initiatives for national waste management plan – Jose Herrera

Environment minister Jose Herrera says the government is preparing a number of initiatives for a national plan for waste management • Opposition accuses...

Environment minister Jose Herrera says the government is...

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[ANALYSIS] After Budget 2017 | ‘Turbo’ Joseph vs ‘Doomsday’ Simon

In his bullish and formidable speech on Wednesday, Joseph Muscat boasted of getting things done in “turbo” speed, dismissing Simon Busuttil as the...

In his bullish and formidable speech on Wednesday, Joseph...

Updated | Dalli hits back after PN MP claims Labour failing to bridge gender gap

PN MP Clyde Puli lambasts government for failing to bridge Malta's gender gap, but civil liberties minister Helena Dalli says Malta ranks poorly in Global...

PN MP Clyde Puli lambasts government for failing to bridge...

Gozo minister warns Salvu Mallia's 'rude' comments will consign PN to electoral defeat

Gozo minister Anton Refalo warns rude comments by Salvu Mallia will help consign PN to another defeat at the polls, announces plans to set up government entity...

Gozo minister Anton Refalo warns rude comments by Salvu...

Labour’s Gozo airstrip pledge ‘has vanished into thin air’, MP warns

Opposition MP Chris Said calls out government for failing to build an airstrip in Gozo, warns employment schemes are leading Gozitan workers into minimum wage...

Opposition MP Chris Said calls out government for failing...

Updated | €310 million raised in IIP scheme till end of September

Justice minister Owen Bonnici says that the Individual Investor Programme (IIP)...

Justice minister Owen Bonnici says that the Individual...

PBS employing former One employees in bid to control news reporting – Puli

Opposition MP Clyde Puli accuses PBS of bias and lack of judgement in its news coverage and reports; questions broadcaster’s reasons for dropping popular...

Opposition MP Clyde Puli accuses PBS of bias and lack of...

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