European Commission approves Malta's €215 million wage subsidy scheme
The Commission concluded that the Maltese measure was "necessary, appropriate and proportionate to remedy a serious disturbance in the economy of a Member State." 
Even Mizzi gave Air Malta pilots guarantee of job with same take-home pay
Former tourism minister Konrad Mizzi sealed earlier promises for a government job with the same take-home pay pilots got from Air Malta to win industrial peace
Pulse expresses disappointment at stipend receiving students’ lack of eligibility to government supplement

Students who receive their monthly stipend are not eligible for the government’s €500 part-time supplement 

Students who receive their monthly stipend are not eligible...

[WATCH] PM fuelling fear and racism to split PN, Opposition leader says

Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia says Prime Minister trying to take advantage of current situation in attempting to divide opposition and the...

Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia says Prime Minister...

No details provided to banks on how subsided interest rates will work, association says

Malta Bankers' Association insists members still open to collaborating with government over the scheme 

Malta Bankers' Association insists members still...

[WATCH] One new coronavirus case registered overnight

Public health superintendent announces 19 new recoveries 

Public health superintendent announces 19 new...

[WATCH] PM calls out opposition on its endorsement of criminal report over migrant deaths

Prime Minister Robert Abela says opposition had the chance to side-line political bias, and support government decision ‘in the interest of the...

Prime Minister Robert Abela says opposition had the chance...

Air Malta forecasts €130 million in COVID-19 losses

Government sources privy to the airline’s financial situation say they...

Government sources privy to the airline’s financial...

Delia: Abela cannot bully Opposition in discharge of duties

PN leader gets right of reply after Prime Minister uses TVM prime-time to hit...

PN leader gets right of reply after Prime Minister uses TVM...

Criminologist says critics should be accusing EU, not targeting AFM front-liners

Criminologist Saviour Formosa says Repubblika complaint to police seeks to incarcerate frontliners when fingers should be pointed at EU inaction

Criminologist Saviour Formosa says Repubblika complaint to...

‘Jesus is on those boats’, Catholics make appeal over Malta hard-line migration stance

31 Catholic groups express shock at government decision to deny support to migrants in distress in Malta’s search and rescue area

31 Catholic groups express shock at government decision to...

Private Schools, Government agree on 35% fee reduction due to COVID-19 pandemic

Teachers’ union MUT expresses its satisfaction at an agreement reached between the ministry for Education and Employment and the Independent Schools...

Teachers’ union MUT expresses its satisfaction at an...

Azzopardi says government attack on critics ‘hallmark of totalitarian regimes’

Nationalist MP who signed Repubblika’s criminal complaint against Maltese government says Abela should not single him out for criticism

Nationalist MP who signed Repubblika’s criminal...

[WATCH] Four new cases of coronavirus, more people recovering

Four new cases of coronavirus, more recoveries, decrease number of active...

Four new cases of coronavirus, more recoveries,...

Fitch expects Malta deficit to be 8.2% in 2020, debt up by €2 billion

Fitch believes Malta’s real GDP will contract by 5.9% in 2020, a more austere outlook than a recent IMF prediction

Fitch believes Malta’s real GDP will contract by 5.9%...

Repubblika bid to force Malta to rescue migrants in distress rejected by European court

ECHR turns down legal bid by NGO Repubblika to require Malta and Italy to rescue people in distress at sea

ECHR turns down legal bid by NGO Repubblika to require...

Malta PM denounces criminal report over migrant deaths

Robert Abela insists ‘government will keep working in national...

Robert Abela insists ‘government will keep...

Latest opening hours for Malta's banks

These are the latest bank opening hours for branches of BOV, HSBC, APS, Lombard and BNF

These are the latest bank opening hours for branches of...

Adrian Delia visits army day after one of his MPs files police report against patrol boat crew

Opposition leader Adrian Delia pays courtesy visit to the Armed Forces of Malta, a day after one of his MPs joined a legal challenge against soldiers who...

Opposition leader Adrian Delia pays courtesy visit to the...

Updated | Economy Minister accuses pilots of attempting to 'hijack' Air Malta

Economy Minister Silvio Schembri says Malta will still have an Air Malta, and 'a strong one' as he criticises pilots' intransigence at a time of...

Economy Minister Silvio Schembri says Malta will still have...