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Jacob Borg

  • Watch: Delia files legal challenge to strike down hospitals contracts

    Watch: Delia files legal challenge to strike down hospitals contracts

    Updated at 4.15pm with government reaction Updated 3.45pm with Labour reaction Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia filed a court application on Monday calling for the hospitals contracts signed between the government and Vitals Global Healthcare...

  • Security Service increases social media monitoring

    Security Service increases social media monitoring

    Malta’s Security Service (MSS) has stepped up the monitoring of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook to identify “jihadist declarations” that could constitute a threat to national security, the agency said in its annual report. Tabled in...

  • Malta company registry data to be revealed by ICIJ

    Malta company registry data to be revealed by ICIJ

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists will add data from Malta's corporate registry to their offshore leaks database on Wednesday.  Although the Malta Financial Services Authority runs its own searchable database, which is...

  • Place Caruana Galizia's monument 'out of sight and mind' - Glenn Bedingfield

    Place Caruana Galizia's monument 'out of sight and mind' - Glenn Bedingfield

    Labour MP Glenn Bedingfield has suggested a monument to slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia be placed in Bidnija “or in someplace in the wilderness, out of sight and mind”. Writing in his blog, Mr Bedingfield, who is known to be a close...

  • PM is wrong on Keith Schembri’s film interests, records show

    PM is wrong on Keith Schembri’s film interests, records show

    The Prime Minister’s chief of staff, Keith Schembri, holds shares in a film company, official records show, despite Joseph Muscat telling Parliament he had no commercial interests in the film industry. Opposition good governance spokesman Simon...

  • Steward hospital in US sold to real estate developer

    Steward hospital in US sold to real estate developer

    The new operators of three State hospitals in Malta sold a public hospital in the US to real estate developers for $12 million, the Times of Malta has learnt. In a surprise announcement just days before Christmas, the government said the American...

  • Opposition MPs lead the way in absenteeism

    Opposition MPs lead the way in absenteeism

    Opposition MPs have been fined €1,550 for unjustified absences from Parliament after missing 31 sittings, statistics provided by the Clerk of the House show. Former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil and former Democratic Party leader Marlene...

  • Three medical marijuana companies get letter of intent

    Three medical marijuana companies get letter of intent

    A letter of intent with three medical marijuana companies had been signed, and discussions with another three companies were at an advanced stage, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Sunday. Dr Muscat has in the past expressed his desire for...

  • Activists urge re-opening of Żonqor talks

    Activists urge re-opening of Żonqor talks

    Activists on Friday urged the government to reopen negotiations with the Sadeen Group to save Żonqor from development. In a statement, Front Ħarsien ODZ argued that Żonqor was still scheduled to form part of a national park in the local plan. If...

  • Gozo Channel dishes out €4.3 million in direct orders

    Gozo Channel dishes out €4.3 million in direct orders

    Gozo Channel dished out €4.3 million worth of direct orders between 2016 and the beginning of 2018, statistics in parliament show. The direct orders were mainly for maintenance and repairs on the Gozo ferries, as well as the subcontracting of...