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Ivan Camilleri

  • AUM cuts student projections by half

    AUM cuts student projections by half

    The beleaguered American University of Malta significantly lowered its student intake projections for next year following clear instructions from its Jordanian investors, the Times of Malta is informed. In the wake of the weak performance this...

  • More than half the members on Gozo Channel board are PL activists

    More than half the members on Gozo Channel board are PL activists

    At least six of the 10 members sitting on Gozo Channel’s new board of directors are Labour Party activists. Appointed by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana, the board is again chaired by Joe Cordina, Labour’s major in Xagħra and a candidate in the last...

  • No information given on when Vitals concession transfer approved

    No information given on when Vitals concession transfer approved

    The government has not yet revealed when it gave Vitals approval to transfer its concession to another company. Questions sent on Tuesday to Health Minister Chris Fearne, asking him for a copy of the government’s written consent and the date when...

  • Unlikely that year-end deadline for Air Malta agreements will be met

    Unlikely that year-end deadline for Air Malta agreements will be met

    Negotiations between Air Malta and the pilots are on hold, meaning the end-of-year deadline set by Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi is unlikely to be met. Reacting to a news report that appeared in The Sunday Times of Malta, Dr Mizzi insisted it was...

  • Hillman put on State payroll two weeks after election

    Hillman put on State payroll two weeks after election

    Updated at 2.30pm with MGA statement Disgraced former Allied Newspapers managing director Adrian Hillman was given a government consultancy job at the Malta Gaming Authority two weeks after Labour was returned to power last June, The Sunday Times...

  • Bid to entice Air Malta pilots with tax-free option on part of their salaries

    Bid to entice Air Malta pilots with tax-free option on part of their salaries

    The government is considering offering Air Malta pilots a tax-free option on part of their salaries, based on flying hours, in an attempt to break the deadlock in negotiations over a new five-year collective agreement, informed sources have...

  • EU asks Malta to step up its tax recovery efforts

    EU asks Malta to step up its tax recovery efforts

    Brussels is not impressed with the level of cooperation afforded by Malta to EU authorities when recovering taxes, according to a European Commission report. In fact, Malta is among the countries mentioned as needing to step up efforts in this...

  • Trust in the justice system in freefall

    Trust in the justice system in freefall

    The Maltese citizenry seriously lacks confidence in the justice system, according to a Eurobarometer survey. According to the study, which was conducted in November, just weeks after the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the...

  • Pilots still not happy about Air Malta’s offer

    Pilots still not happy about Air Malta’s offer

    Air Malta’s pilots are still not satisfied with what the national airline and the government have put on the table in the ongoing negotiations for a new collective agreement. Despite the clock ticking for the government’s plans to wrap up all...

  • Tunnel boreholes to establish route of Malta-Gozo link

    Tunnel boreholes to establish route of Malta-Gozo link

    Nine boreholes, both on land and on the seabed between Malta and Gozo, should establish a clearer picture of where the route of an underground tunnel between the two islands could eventually be dug. Works, technically described as ‘investigative...