Budget gets high rating for overall national impact during COVID-19
Those aged 18-35 give the Budget a medium score when it comes to them personally, but the tide shifts towards the high category when asked about the impact on the country
Rapid testing for COVID-19 available at two new swabbing centres
Rapid testing for COVID-19 will initially be available for healthcare and care home workers, Health Minister Chris Fearne says
[WATCH] Robert Abela says budget will cater for the next ten years

PM says government’s long-term vision has helped in drawing up ‘the...

PM says government’s long-term vision has helped in...

[ANALYSIS] Bernard Grech’s budget speech: poor pitch for new vision

An unimpressive solo act replete with clichés which however outlined a...

An unimpressive solo act replete with clichés which...

Budget 2021: More of the same... hoping COVID-19 will vanish into thin air

The decrease in the approval rate of the current administration must have influenced government’s thinking. Many interpreted the decision to extend the...

The decrease in the approval rate of the current...

[WATCH] Bernard Grech lays out PN's vision in Budget reaction

In his first major speech as Opposition leader Bernard Grech...

In his first major speech as Opposition leader Bernard...

[ANALYSIS] Precarious resilience: What the budget says of the Muscat model

Joseph Muscat’s successful economic model gave Robert Abela breathing space in spending his way through the COVID-19 pandemic without taxing the rich....

Joseph Muscat’s successful economic model gave Robert...

Arts and entertainment sector dissatisfied with Budget 2021

Malta Entertainment Industry and Arts Association: Budget did not address...

Malta Entertainment Industry and Arts...

Motorsport enthusiasts disappointed after being left out of budget

Malta Motorsport Federation says government has once again put the sport on the...

Malta Motorsport Federation says government has once again...

Budget fails to reduce dependency on tourism and construction, ADPD says

ADPD says budget is symptomatic of a governmeny with 'a blurred and conflicting vision'

ADPD says budget is symptomatic of a governmeny with 'a...

Social partners react to Budget

This is how unions and employer organisations reacted to Budget 2021

This is how unions and employer organisations reacted to...

Plastics to be banned by 2022 but no date for conversion to electric cars

Except for the innovative concept of green bonds, the Budget mostly renews previously announced measures promoting electric cars, renewable energy and...

Except for the innovative concept of green bonds, the...

Government requests state aid for national airline

Formal state aid application filed by government to help Air Malta recover from...

Formal state aid application filed by government to help...

Supplementary and foster care allowances set to increase in 2021

Those choosing to adopt locally will also benefit from €1,000 to cover...

Those choosing to adopt locally will also benefit from...

Increase in children's allowance and higher in-work benefits threshold

€70 and €50 increases to be implemented in children's allowance scheme  

€70 and €50 increases to be implemented in...

Old age pensions increase for sixth year in a row

93,000 pensioners to benefit from collective yearly increase of €24.2...

93,000 pensioners to benefit from collective yearly...

Dockyard asbestos victims to receive compensation

Government announces compensation scheme for asbestos victims and their families

Government announces compensation scheme for asbestos...

Higher tax rebates and COLA at €1.75

Employees will see an added day of vacation leave, as announced by Edward Scicluna

Employees will see an added day of vacation leave, as...

Government’s voucher scheme extended

Individuals to receive €100 each • €60 to be spent at restaurants, €40 must be spent on services and goods

Individuals to receive €100 each • €60 to be...

[WATCH] Budget 2021 targets COVID recovery with €100 million stimulus

Here are the key points from Budget 2021

Here are the key points from Budget 2021

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