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Ivan Camilleri

  • The house Mintoff never built

    The house Mintoff never built

    An abandoned government storehouse in the nature park at Xrobb il-Għaġin, used for years by Dom Mintoff as a private place of recreation, is being turned into a two-bedroomed residence by his eldest daughter Yana, The Sunday Times of Malta can...

  • Declaration of Lands Authority CEO elusive as minister fails to publish code

    Declaration of Lands Authority CEO elusive as minister fails to publish code

    The Lands Authority is refusing to publish the declaration of assets submitted by its CEO James Piscopo last June before assuming his new role at the State property agency. At the same time, Transport Minister Ian Borg, responsible for the...

  • Possibility of state aid rules breach in db Group’s ITS project raised

    Possibility of state aid rules breach in db Group’s ITS project raised

    The European Commission is not in a position to verify whether State aid rules have been breached by the government through the transfer of public land to the Seabank db Group at much lower rates than current market prices, the Times of Malta is...

  • St Julian’s ‘Crypto-Tower’ is just a marketing ploy

    St Julian’s ‘Crypto-Tower’ is just a marketing ploy

    Aggressive advertising aimed at luring international start-ups and cryptocurrency companies to locate their business at Malta’s new “blockchain epicentre” in St Julian's is just a marketing ploy as there are no such plans for the construction of a...

  • Stop chasing information on Cardona's Monaco trip - ministry

    Stop chasing information on Cardona's Monaco trip - ministry

    Any requests for further information on a trip Economy Minister Chris Cardona  made to Monaco should be withdrawn, the Times of Malta was told. The ministry’s permanent secretary, Nancy Caruana, said the information sought by Times of Malta had...

  • Questions in Parliament on controversial SVDP contract unanswered

    Questions in Parliament on controversial SVDP contract unanswered

    Questions tabled in Parliament on the controversial multi-million-euro St Vincent de Paul Residence extension remain unanswered. Nationalist MP Karol Aquilina and Democratic Party MP Godfrey Farrugia are known to have asked questions to Family...

  • PA recommends minister’s ODZ development amid objections

    PA recommends minister’s ODZ development amid objections

    The Planning Authority agrees that a controversial application by Transport Minister Ian Borg to develop an ODZ agricultural land next to his home close to Rabat should be given the green light. NGOs, including Din l-Art Ħelwa, Flimkien għal...

  • PM has more advisers than allowed, paid €0.7m

    PM has more advisers than allowed, paid €0.7m

    The Prime Minister has engaged more advisers than permitted under the Cabinet’s own code of ethics, with taxpayers having to fork out more than €700,000 a year to employ them all. The code allows the Office of the Prime Minister to take on a...

  • 'Disgraced’ former chairman given another post

    'Disgraced’ former chairman given another post

    A Gozitan lawyer who had been forced to step down as Gozo Channel Co. chairman in 2011 and then “resigned” from his post of adviser in 2016 has been given another chance by the government. Environment Minister Josè Herrera last week appointed...

  • Preliminary deal struck for Tumas Group to take over Manoel Island project

    Preliminary deal struck for Tumas Group to take over Manoel Island project

    Updated 12.10pm with Midi company announcement Malta’s largest ever development project, the transformation of Manoel Island into a top-end Mediterranean village, will be changing hands in the coming weeks as Tumas Group will be buying the...