These are the main news reported by the leading Maltese news portals.
A 26 year old woman from Lithuania, who is currently residing in San Julian, has suffered serious injuries as a result of a traffic accident that occurred in St Julians. Source: TVM
Former MFSA chief Joe Bannister and ex-police commissioner Michael Cassar are due to testify today before the public inquiry into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Source: MaltaToday
The former chief of staff at the prime minister’s office, Keith Schembri, has dropped a libel suit against The Malta Independent over a story alleging that €750,000 had been transferred into his BVI (British Virgin Islands) company in 2014. Source: Times of Malta
Government is still trying to defend the “filthy” Vitals Global Healthcare hospitals takeover deal instead of trying to give back to the Maltese people what is rightfully theirs, according to Opposition Leader Adrian Delia. Source: The Malta Independent
Between 2010-2019 the number of registered unemployed for the month of December halved. Statistics published by the National Office of Statistics show that while in 2010 the rate of unemployed was at roughly 7%, this gradually declined to 3.5% in December. The Malta Chamber, contacted by Newsbook.com.mt said that while this is a positive trend, it does pose other challenges which arise out of the creation of wealth. Source: Newsbook
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