[Live-blog] Simon Busuttil: 'Citizens deserve a government with a social conscience'
Opposition leader Simon Busuttil delivers the Nationalist Party’s take on Budget 2017, presented last week
Chamber of Commerce accuses government of ‘taxing everyday life’
Chamber of Commerce takes government to task for replacing eco-contribution tax with excise duties in its latest Budget, describes it as a 'tax on everyday life that will hit...
Tobacco industry supports ban on smoking in vehicles with children

The Tobacco Industry Advisory Council has come out in full support of the...

The Tobacco Industry Advisory Council has come out in full...

Mario De Marco on Xtra calls for political maturity to tackle pensions

Finance minister Edward Scicluna squares off against Opposition counterpart Mario de Marco on Budget 2017 • GRTU president raises concern that Shanghai...

Finance minister Edward Scicluna squares off against...

Budget 2017 gets it wrong on traffic

Accountant and lawyer MPs must decide if they want to be full-time elected representatives or keep having their cake and eating it and making a mockery of...

Accountant and lawyer MPs must decide if they want to be...

Budget fails Caritas poverty test - PN

Nationalist Party once again says that Monday’s budget is only a cosmetic one, without a clear vision and accuses government of deceiving those most in...

Nationalist Party once again says that Monday’s...

New social measures should be ‘just the start’ – Caritas director

Disappointment at government’s failure to raise minimum wage

Disappointment at government’s failure to raise...

Minister says in-work benefits will allow people to invest in pension schemes

Finance minister says that after three 'distributive' budgets, government now helping those left behind

Finance minister says that after three...

[WATCH] Rent regulation would be jumping the gun, Muscat says on Malta’s rising property costs

Fighting poverty or tax avoidance? Joseph Muscat admits doubling rental subsidies for low-income tenants against presentation of contract ‘is uncharted...

Fighting poverty or tax avoidance? Joseph Muscat admits...

How unions and interest groups reacted to Budget 2017

The government has hailed Budget 2017 as “the most social Budget”...

The government has hailed Budget 2017 as “the most...

VoxPop | Pensioners generally happy with Budget 2017

A MaltaToday vox pop in Valletta, on the morning after the budget, gathers...

A MaltaToday vox pop in Valletta, on the morning after the...

Student group SDM wants free public transport extended beyond 18-year-olds

Student political group SDM says Budget 2017 lacks incentives for students in general to use public transport, says free bus scheme should be extended...

Student political group SDM says Budget 2017 lacks...

New Gozo Museum in the pipeline, sister island to get its own fibre optic link

The white paper on the devolution of administrative activities will kick-start a public consultation process to study the option of giving Gozo more...

The white paper on the devolution of administrative...

€5,000 tax concession for first-time buyers extended for another year

The Cost of Living Adjustment mechanism will see wages increase by €1.75 a week • First-time buyers restoring their first property can benefit up to...

The Cost of Living Adjustment mechanism will see wages...

The budget’s greener side: a dedicated agency to keep Malta clean

A new agency will be set up to coordinate the upkeep and cleanliness of public...

A new agency will be set up to coordinate the upkeep and...

Budget 2017 gives 18-year-olds free public transport for a year

All those who turn 18 during the 2017 will benefit from free bus transport

All those who turn 18 during the 2017 will benefit from...

Marsamxett harbour earmarked for breakwater project

The Malta Development Bank which will be launched and have authorised capital...

The Malta Development Bank which will be launched and have...

Stipends extended to students with disability and students living in orphanages

Stipends will be increased pro rata to reflect the cost of living adjustment, while eligibility criteria for supplementary allowance will be revised

Stipends will be increased pro rata to reflect the cost of...

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