Minister Ian Borg announces the resignation of three Planning Authority officials

Minister Ian Borg today announced the resignation of three Planning Authority officials after a letter he sent them regarding their legal obligations in terms of … Read more

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches blockchain company in Malta

A new company based on blockchain and focussing on energy efficiency, EFFORCE, will be based in Malta with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak investing in and … Read more

Industry’s banking concerns discussed in meeting between PM and GRTU

The Malta Chamber of SME’s (GRTU) stated that there is an unprecedented situation happening with regards to businesses and banking: clients find it difficult to … Read more

Verification process determining voter eligibility in the PN General Council has been finalised – In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon says that the PA board meeting was a clear sign that no public consultation was carried out about the Central Link project. PN Deputy … Read more

Some 1,400 objections have been filed against Central Link project- The Malta Independent

The Malta Independent reports the decision on the Central Link and says that some 1,400 objections have been filed against the plans. Infrastructure Malta CEO … Read more

PA approves Central Link road project between Mrieħel and Rabat – The Times

The Times leads with the Planning Authority approval of the Central Link road project between Mrieħel and Rabat. The PA board voted 7-3 in favour … Read more

Judge Schembri Orland questions effectiveness of police to victims of domestic violence – L-Orizzont

 

 

L-Orizzont quotes the head of Infrastructure Malta as well who, during his presentation to the PA board, claimed that for every €1 invested … Read more

Malta awards oil exploration licence

Malta has awarded a one-year oil exploration licence to Edison International in areas north of the island. The Times reports that the company had been … Read more

Gzira United qualifies for next round after beating Croatia’s Hajduk Split

Gżira United came from a goal down to beat Hajduk Split 3-1 and reach the second qualifying round of the Europa League. They qualified thanks … Read more

Bohemian Rhapsody most viewed movie in Malta’s cinemas – NSO

In 2018, the most popular movies were ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’ and ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’. ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ attracted 8.2 per … Read more

Court upholds request by Repubblika for an inquiry into Vitals hospitals’ deal

A magistrate has upheld a request for an inquiry into the controversial transfer of three public hospitals to Vitals Global Healthcare.

The request was made … Read more

Malta’s Export To Spain Almost Doubles to €110m In 2018, Imports from Spain to Malta reach €407.1 million

In 2018, the value of exports from Malta to Spain amounted to €109.9 million, almost double when compared to the €61.7m registered in 2017. On … Read more

Majority of migrants found living in the stables will be deported: The Headlines – The Times

 

The Times also follows the story and says that the majority of migrants found living in the stables had overstayed their three-month residence permit … Read more

PA board will today decide on the Central Link project between Mrieħel and Saqqajja: The Headlines – L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont says that the Planning Authority board will today decide on the Central Link project between Mrieħel and Saqqajja. The paper says that studies suggest … Read more

Opposition Leader Adrian Delia warns country is being robbed of public property: The Headlines – In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon quotes Opposition Leader Adrian Delia who warned in parliament that big investors are dictating the rules while the country is being robbed of public … Read more

Jobsplus report shows Malta received 16,000 job applications by non-EU nationals between January and May: The Headlines – The Malta Business Weekly

 

The Malta Business Weekly leads with a Jobsplus report showing that Malta registered the highest growth in population in the EU, an increase of … Read more

Microsoft Malta Supports MITA’s Student Placement Scheme

 

Microsoft Malta today pledged its support to this year’s MITA’s Student Placement Scheme launched at Esplora in Bighi with a special induction day during … Read more

Migrant describes how he was shot in the back and left for dead on the same night of the murder of Lassana Cisse – Malta Today

 

Malta Today reports that the three suspects in the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia have been formally charged. Brother George and Alfred Degiorgio, and … Read more

Unanimous agreement on question to be presented for the vote of PN General Council members – In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon announces that the PN’s Executive Council unanimously agreed on the formula to be presented for the vote of General Council members later this month. … Read more

STD experiences calls for revision of Sexual Health Policy following increase in Syphilis cases : L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont speaks to Sexually Transmitted Diseases expert Philip Carabott who said that sexual health policy in Malta needs to be revisited. Carabott revealed that cases … Read more

Justice Minister sees no contradiction in statements regarding comments on Daphne Caruana Galizia’s inquiry – The Malta Independent

 

 

The Malta Independent also leads with the bill of indictment filed by the Attorney General against the three men, coinciding with the 21… Read more

Prosecutors have 20 months to set a date for trial for the accused in Caruana Galizia’s murder – The Times

The Times says that prosecutors now have 20 months to set a date for trial for the accused. Experts from the Netherlands Forensic Institute, Europol, … Read more

100 persons found living in dire conditions in Marsa stables (Updated)

Reports of a significant number of persons were found living in dire conditions in stables located in Marsa, made it to the headlines this morning.… Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing

Good morning,

Your morning briefing for today.

Developing Story: Planning Authority’s CEO Johann Buttigieg, in a post on his Facebook page announced that there is Read more

50-year-old man grievously injured after being hit by a hard object during argument in Gozo

A 50-year-old man has been grievously injured in an argument which took place in Triq il-Wied, Żebbuġ, Gozo, today, 17 July, 2019 at about 0005hrs.… Read more