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  • Minister ‘inspects’ latest addition to Gozo Channel fleet

    Minister ‘inspects’ latest addition to Gozo Channel fleet

    The MV Nikolaos, a 1987 Ro-Ro passenger ship, will be crossing the Mediterranean from Greece in the coming days to join the three current Gozo Channel vessels this summer. Confirming a Times of Malta story published last Thursday, Gozo Minister...

  • Labour candidates take credit, hail minister for works on private roads

    Labour candidates take credit, hail minister for works on private roads

    Labour candidates vying for a seat on the Qormi local council are trying to draw political mileage after works were carried out with taxpayer money on private roads in their locality. Qormi residents who contacted Times of Malta reported increased...

  • Fourth Gozo ferry on its way in a few weeks' time

    Fourth Gozo ferry on its way in a few weeks' time

    Gozo Channel is expected to start operating with four vessels in a few weeks’ time, as the company has concluded a deal to lease an old ro-ro vessel to join its three current ships making the crossing between the two islands. Maritime industry...

  • More anti-money laundering fines for Malta-based gaming firms

    More anti-money laundering fines for Malta-based gaming firms

    Three Malta-based gaming companies were on Wednesday fined by the UK’s Gambling Commission after they were found to be in breach of various rules including the prevention of money laundering and consumer safety from gambling harm. The fines are...

  • Ian Borg's ODZ pool plans referred to court

    Ian Borg's ODZ pool plans referred to court

    A Rabat resident has filed a case before the Court of Appeal against a decision by the Planning Authority to grant its own minister a planning permit to transform a field adjacent to his rural residence into an outside recreational area including...

  • 112 court sentences ‘vanish’ from public database

    112 court sentences ‘vanish’ from public database

    A total of 112 court sentences were, so far, withdrawn by the government from the public online database of the courts and other requests are being considered in view of the ‘right’ to be forgotten, the Times of Malta is informed. Last year, Times...

  • Private roads tarmacked through public funds in minister’s district

    Private roads tarmacked through public funds in minister’s district

    The government is carrying out various infrastructural works on private roads in Qormi and Żebbuġ using taxpayer funds despite that such works should have been carried out and paid for by private owners, Times of Malta is informed. Through its new...

  • Slowdown at Freeport as major client changes hub

    Slowdown at Freeport as major client changes hub

    The Freeport is experiencing a significant slowdown in business activity as one of its major clients – Maersk – has decided to move most of its operations from Malta to other ports in North Africa.  The Freeport’s management has informed unions...

  • Tension as ex-President takes on new functions, and keeps some of her staff

    Tension as ex-President takes on new functions, and keeps some of her staff

    Tension is brewing at the Presidential Palace over an unprecedented arrangement made between Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and former Presi­dent Marie Louise Coleiro-Preca that allows her to retain certain functions of her former office, The Sunday...

  • Minister Konrad Mizzi needs more time to find his travel papers

    Minister Konrad Mizzi needs more time to find his travel papers

    Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi has asked for more time to refer to documents and give a breakdown of his trips abroad since 2013. Replying to a request made by Times of Malta at the beginning of April under the Freedom of Information Act, a...