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Malta: PM outlines five-point economic vision

L-Orizzont leads with the economic vision announced by the Prime Minister on Tuesday. The model is based on five principles: good governance, quality of life, education, improvements in infrastructure, and carbon-neutrality targets. Another story reports that state witness Melvin Theuma is back home after being discharged from hospital and is recovering well. The paper spoke to a source who could not confirm whether Theuma had police protection outside his house. Keep in the know with the latest edition of CorporateDispatchPro

Malta: Floating quarantine centre may cost up to €150,000 a day

The Times reveals that the government’s plan to keep rescued migrants who are infected with Covid-19 on a ship will cost between €12,400 to €150,000 daily, according to expressions of interest submitted by 14 bidders. Another story says that Greece and Slovenia are the latest countries to have revised rules for incoming visitors from Malta. Those arriving in Slovenia will have to quarantine for 14 days while people entering Greece will need to provide a virus-free certificate. Keep in the know with the latest edition of CorporateDispatchPro

Malta: Education Minister committed to reopening of schools

The Independent asks Education Minister Owen Bonnici about plans for reopening of schools in September. Bonnici said that the government’s priority is to make classes safe enough to welcome students again. The paper quotes Prime Minister Robert Abela who said that economic development should improve people’s life. During a special cabinet meeting he said that the government is rebuilding the economic model based on quality of life. Keep in the know with the latest edition of CorporateDispatchPro

Malta: Compilation of evidence in Għaxaq murder case to start next week

In-Nazzjon reports that the compilation of evidence against Salvu Dalli, accused of killing his son at his house in Għaxaq, will take place today week. Antoine Dalli. 37, was found dead in a pool of blood a week ago. Another story says that one of the bidders in the government’s call for proposals for a quarantine vessel for migrants was involved in operations pushing back immigrants leaving Libya earlier this year. The paper runs a feature on the tenth anniversary since the death of former President Guido de Marco. The report says that in a long political career, de Marco served as PN Deputy Leader and President of the General Assembly of the United Nations. Keep in the know with the latest edition of CorporateDispatchPro

Malta: Everyone wants schools to reopen in September – minister

Educators want schools to reopen in September, Education Minister Owen Bonnici said on Tuesday, adding that  “everyone” was insisting they want to see this happen. Source: Times of Malta  Updated: 16:20pm

Malta: Gold fraudster wanted by Maltese police arrested in France and extradited

A gold fraudster wanted in Malta was arrested by the French authorities and extradited to face justice for a crime he committed seven years ago. Source: Malta Today Updated: 16:20pm

Malta: PA extends buffer zone to protect spatial context of Villa Barbaro

The Grade 1 scheduled building of Villa Barbaro in Tarxien, which is one of Malta’s oldest standing country houses has been given further protection after the Planning Authority in collaboration with the Superintendent of Cultural Heritage, extended the buffer zone to include a stretch of properties along Triq iż-Żejtun but opposite the Villa. Source: Newsbook Updated: 16:20pm

Malta: Cabinet and Chamber of Commerce hold discussion on Malta’s economy

At the beginning of the cabinet meeting in which the Chamber of Commerce took part, the Prime Minister Robert Abela listed a number of points of principle that would serve as the framework of economic thought for the future. Source: TVM Updated: 16:20pm

Malta: Covid-19: 2,100 calls for help; people with mental health issues ‘at risk’

As Malta is experiencing a rise of COVID-19 infections, it is inevitable that fear, panic and anxiety increase as well, the Alliance for Mental Health said in a statement. The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a threat to our physical health, but more important is the effect this is going to have on our mental health. Source: Updated:

Malta: Police are investigating how Melvin Theuma’s recordings came out

Police are investigating how and who released recordings of conversations between the middleman in the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and what was likely his business partner with Yorgen Fenech, also implicated in the murder. Police are investigating how and possibly who revealed these recordings. Source: Net News Updated: 16:25pm