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Chris Cardona has again been appointed Minister for the Economy and Small Enterprises and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, after having suspended himself from his duties earlier this week. This development occurred in the wake of today’s meeting at Girgenti Palace between Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and the Labour Parliamentary Group. Source: TVM.
The Opposition leader reiterates call for Joseph Muscat’s immediate resignation and calls out Labour MPs for choosing to protect the Prime Minister in the same way he chose to protect Keith Schmebri and Konrad Mizzi. Source: MaltaToday
Several thousand protestors gathered in Valletta on Sunday afternoon calling for the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to ensure justice for the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Organisers said the Prime Minister would be an “obstacle to justice” for as long as he remained in the post. Source: Times of Malta
Nationalist Party Leader Adrian Delia is in talks with his predecessor, Simon Busuttil, to form part of a reshuffled PN shadow cabinet, informed sources have told The Malta Independent. Source: The Malta Independent
Newsbook is reliably informed that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced in a top level meeting at Girgenti that he will be stepping down from the premiership around the date of the Epiphany, the first week of January. This announcement was made during another agitated meeting at the PM’s summer residence at Girgenti. Source: Newsbook