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Jacob Borg

  • Egrant inquiry: trust signatures were not the only forgeries, says Muscat

    Egrant inquiry: trust signatures were not the only forgeries, says Muscat

    Signatures on declarations of trust linking Michelle Muscat to Panama company Egrant were not the only forgeries identified in a magistrate's inquiry, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Sunday. An inquiry partly-published last month concluded...

  • ‘Hard Brexit risks on Malta’s financial system contained’

    ‘Hard Brexit risks on Malta’s financial system contained’

    The potential direct adverse implications of a hard Brexit on the Maltese financial system were deemed to be “contained”, the Central Bank said. In its 2017 financial stability report, the Central Bank said financial institutions still had to be...

  • Judge’s comments on ‘partner’ expert raises questions

    Judge’s comments on ‘partner’ expert raises questions

    Updated 8pm with courts' right of reply Comments made by a judge on the way a magistrate handled the input of an expert she described as her “partner” a few weeks ago have raised eyebrows among legal operators. The case dates back to July 2017...

  • Ta' Pinu trees left without water may soon get a drink

    Ta' Pinu trees left without water may soon get a drink

    Trees in an afforestation project at Ta’ Pinu that were left to wither and die  may soon get some much-needed water, a spokesman for the Gozo Ministry has said. Launched in December 2015, the Ġnien il-Paċi (Peace Garden), as it is called, is...

  • The military was the ‘safest job in Malta’ in the first half of this year

    The military was the ‘safest job in Malta’ in the first half of this year

    The Armed Forces of Malta posted the fewest non-fatal workplace injuries in the first half of this year, according to official statistics. Data released on Tuesday by the National Statistics Office shows AFM personnel were the least likely to be...

  • Ferris questioned on Egrant testimony at police HQ

    Ferris questioned on Egrant testimony at police HQ

    Updated 3pm - Ferris leaves police HQ Former FIAU investigator Jonathan Ferris arrived at police headquarters at noon on Wednesday to face questioning by the police about his testimony during the Egrant inquiry. He was seen leaving shortly before...

  • The Egrant saga so far

    The Egrant saga so far

    Like all things in Malta, the partial publication of the Egrant inquiry has led to different spins about the findings. While the Labour government has claimed victory over the lack of evidence linking the company to the Prime Minister’s wife,...

  • Herrera to the rescue over Ta’ Pinu trees

    Herrera to the rescue over Ta’ Pinu trees

    Updated 6.30pm with Gozo ministry's reaction Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana can breathe a sigh of relief after her colleague, Environment Minister José Herrera, vowed to extend his help over an afforestation project that resulted in a barren...

  • Man, 22, pleads not guilty to woman's brutal murder in Santa Venera

    Man, 22, pleads not guilty to woman's brutal murder in Santa Venera

    Updated 3.20pm An iGaming employee was arraigned on Saturday afternoon, charged with the murder of 30-year-old Shannon Mak. Jelle Rijpma, 22, from the Netherlands, was charged with the gruesome murder in Santa Venera on Friday. The victim was...

  • New agency geared towards environmental protection launched

    New agency geared towards environmental protection launched

    A new agency that will consolidate every environment-related directorate and entity was formally launched on Friday. The agency, Ambjent Malta, would be geared towards improving people’s quality of life and their appreciation of the environment,...