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  • Will children be taught by Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, asks Delia

    Will children be taught by Pakistanis and Bangladeshis, asks Delia

    Updated at 1.50pm with PL reaction Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia on Sunday questioned if the government would seek teachers from Bangladesh and Pakistan to teach children in Malta. Speaking during a political activity, Dr Delia asked...

  • MEPs approve rules on cross-border asset seizures

    MEPs approve rules on cross-border asset seizures

    The European Parliament on Thursday voted in favour of new rules facilitating cross-border asset freezes and confiscations. Depriving criminals of their assets is seen as an important tool for fighting organised crime and terrorism. However,...

  • Do not shoot the messenger, MEP Giegold says

    Do not shoot the messenger, MEP Giegold says

    MEP Sven Giegold has defended his recent comments about HSBC, insisting the debate about potential reputational damage by its continued association with Malta had been on-going for a while. Mr Giegold sparked controversy earlier this week when he...

  • Former promoter of residential project faces money-laundering charges

    Former promoter of residential project faces money-laundering charges

    Updated Monday 1.45pm with Smart City statement Stephen Carter, the former frontman for the controversial multi-million euro Shoreline residential project located at Smart City, has been charged with money-laundering, fraud and...

  • Midnight call logs to stay on Daphne’s blog

    Midnight call logs to stay on Daphne’s blog

    Call logs of a midnight chat between MaltaToday co-owner Saviour Balzan and the Prime Minister’s top aide Keith Schembri will remain online, a data tribunal decided last week. The call logs were published by assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana...

  • Firm used for Keith Schembri’s offshore ‘investments’ rebrands

    Firm used for Keith Schembri’s offshore ‘investments’ rebrands

    A local firm used by the Prime Minister’s chief of staff Keith Schembri for offshore “investments” exposed in the Panama Papers has announced a rebranding exercise. MFSP Financial Management was slapped with a €38,750 fine in June by Malta’s...

  • Real estate firm chaired by ‘Maltese’ citizen raided by police in Finland

    Real estate firm chaired by ‘Maltese’ citizen raided by police in Finland

    A real estate company chaired by a Russian with a Maltese passport has been raided in Finland following suspicions of financial crimes, Finland’s public broadcaster YLE has reported. Company filings seen by the Times of Malta shows that the...

  • Malta tops eurozone’s economic growth charts

    Malta tops eurozone’s economic growth charts

    Malta has topped the eurozone’s economic growth charts during the first half of the year, data released by rating agency DBRS shows. With a growth rate of over 5%, Malta ranked first, followed by Latvia and Slovenia. The average growth rate in the...

  • Nexia BT partner Karl Cini risks ACCA inquiry

    Nexia BT partner Karl Cini risks ACCA inquiry

    Nexia BT partner Karl Cini risks facing an investigation by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Times of Malta has learnt. In a letter sent to the global network of accountants, Nationalist MEP David Casa listed cases of...

  • PN MPs called to meeting after ‘disarray’ complaints

    PN MPs called to meeting after ‘disarray’ complaints

    Nationalist Party MPs have been called to a parliamentary group meeting on September 24, following complaints by several MPs of “disarray” and a lack of coherence within the group. The Times of Malta reported on Friday that MPs were feeling...