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Ivan Camilleri

  • White Rocks bid clashes with planning rules

    White Rocks bid clashes with planning rules

    The proposed White Rocks project in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq clashes with the Planning Authority’s development brief for the area, the Times of Malta is informed. Planning watchdog sources noted that the development brief in place excluded villas and other...

  • More than €90,000 a year for engineer handpicked by Konrad Mizzi

    More than €90,000 a year for engineer handpicked by Konrad Mizzi

    An engineer handpicked by Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi to manage the government arm that handles private-public partnerships is paid more than €90,000 a year, official data shows. After resisting a request from the Times of Malta for many months...

  • Judges clear law students with criminal records

    Judges clear law students with criminal records

    Updated at 9pm: Adds Marlene Mizzi's Facebook post Four court judges examining law students prior to obtaining their warrants cleared two of them despite their having criminal records that barred them from becoming lawyers, the Times of Malta is...

  • MP Glenn Bedingfield paid €42,000 to coordinate PQs

    MP Glenn Bedingfield paid €42,000 to coordinate PQs

    Glenn Bedingfield, the Labour MP and political blogger, was given a paid job by the Office of the Prime Minster to coordinate parliamentary questions on the day of last June’s general election, The Sunday Times of Malta is informed. Mr Bedingfield...

  • Malta’s EU cohesion funds will be lower, but…

    Malta’s EU cohesion funds will be lower, but…

    Malta may experience an €80 million cut in the amount of EU cohesion funds it receives after 2020. However, according to EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger, the island could still qualify for additional funds through other programmes. In an...

  • Watch: ‘No construction bubble’, PM says

    Watch: ‘No construction bubble’, PM says

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Thursday there was no imminent construction industry bubble and that the market was responding well to demand. Addressing the annual general meeting of the Malta Developers Association (MDA), he also indicated...

  • Electrogas shareholder is behind medical cannabis plan

    Electrogas shareholder is behind medical cannabis plan

    The main promoter of the LNG-fired power station and a shareholder in Electrogas is also involved in the multi-million-euro medical marijuana production project, the Times of Malta is informed. Paul Apap Bologna, who ran an 80-year-old healthcare...

  • New State entity refuses to say what it is doing

    New State entity refuses to say what it is doing

    A government entity set up under the political remit of Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi would not give any details on projects it is working on, saying that “may be contrary to public interest”. Projects Plus Ltd also refused to give details on the...

  • Air Malta to stop free snacks - all food, drinks, will have to be paid for

    Air Malta to stop free snacks - all food, drinks, will have to be paid for

    The national airline will axe one of its last free in-flight services when the complimentary ‘baguette’ sandwich ceases being offered to passengers come mid-March. Senior company officials said all in-flight catering services, including water,...

  • Ministry splashes out on 223 direct orders in six months

    Ministry splashes out on 223 direct orders in six months

    The Justice and Culture Ministry issued 223 direct orders in the last six months of 2017, costing taxpayers millions of euros, the Times of Malta is informed. According to public procurement rules, direct orders should be used only in exceptional...