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Ivan Camilleri

  • Mario Cutajar back at Heritage Malta… as executive director

    Mario Cutajar back at Heritage Malta… as executive director

    Mario Cutajar, the Cabinet Secretary and the government’s Principal Permanent Secretary, has added Heritage Malta to his responsibilities following his appointment as an executive member of the Board of Directors of the government’s heritage...

  • Keith Schembri went to wedding of Pilatus chairman

    Keith Schembri went to wedding of Pilatus chairman

    Updated 5.30pm with Austin Bencini's statement The Prime Minister’s chief of staff, Keith Schembri, was one of the few Maltese guests at a small wedding of Sayed Ali Sadr Hasheminejad, the owner of Pilatus Bank who has been arrested in the US over...

  • Azzopardi the leading candidate to replace Camilleri as Chief Justice

    Azzopardi the leading candidate to replace Camilleri as Chief Justice

    Judge Joseph Azzopardi is the most likely candidate to become the next Chief Justice following the retirement of Silvio Camilleri from the bench next month, The Sunday Times of Malta is informed. Court sources told this newspaper that Dr...

  • Over €1m in direct orders for 92 ‘small jobs’

    Over €1m in direct orders for 92 ‘small jobs’

    Over €1 million in direct orders for mostly 'small' jobs were dished out by the Education Ministry over the last six months of 2017, the Times of Malta is informed. But larger assignments were commissioned too, including from some of Education...

  • Malta did not offer to take in rescued migrants

    Malta did not offer to take in rescued migrants

    Lawyers of a Spanish NGO whose vessel was impounded in Sicily after a rescue operation said Malta did not offer to take the 218 rescued migrants despite being the “closest safe port”. In written submissions to a court in Catania, in response to...

  • Government silent on Barts’ 40 students

    Government silent on Barts’ 40 students

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo was unable to give Parliament information on the number of students attending courses at the Barts Medical School in Gozo or how many were given scholarships paid by the government. When asked by the Opposition’s...

  • Former MPs insist on privileged pension for more

    Former MPs insist on privileged pension for more

    The association of former MPs has lashed out against a decision taken by the Nationalist Party and the Partit Demokratiku to stop a special pension being given to members who were in parliament for just one legislature. Addressing a press...

  • University professor under investigation for plagiarism

    University professor under investigation for plagiarism

    A senior member of the academic staff of the University of Malta is being investigated for alleged plagiarism in research work he published recently, the Times of Malta is informed. A university spokesman confirmed that a full-time lecturer was...

  • Vessel held in Pozzallo as migration rows begin

    Vessel held in Pozzallo as migration rows begin

    A vessel belonging to a Spanish NGO involved in the rescue of irregular migrants was detained in Sicily on Sunday night when its crew was accused of letting 218 migrants disembark there instead of taking them to Malta. The issue, the first since...

  • Ex-MP gets top pension despite Treasury objections

    Ex-MP gets top pension despite Treasury objections

    Former Labour MP Philip Sciberras was granted a privileged pension reserved for MPs despite the Treasury objecting that he had not served in Parliament for the required period of time. Dr Sciberras is a former judge who retired from the bench in...