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Ivan Camilleri

  • Scheme to swap property for tax arrears scrapped

    Scheme to swap property for tax arrears scrapped

    A planned scheme whereby property developers would hand over apartments to be used for social housing in settlement of tax arrears has been dropped, the government said. Social Policy Minister Michael Farrugia told this newspaper the government...

  • MTA’s €1m sponsorship to non-tourist airline

    MTA’s €1m sponsorship  to non-tourist airline

    The Malta Tourism Authority has given a €1 million sponsorship to VistaJet, a private business airline which does not bring tourists to Malta, The Sunday Times of Malta is informed. Asked to explain the reason for this massive funding, neither...

  • Police chief, AG knew of ‘kickbacks’

    Police chief, AG knew of ‘kickbacks’

    Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar and Attorney General Peter Grech received information nearly a year ago  that Keith Schembri ­may have received kickbacks from the sale of Maltese passports, this newspaper has learnt. Senior officers at police...

  • Tax probe ‘missed’ Pilatus Bank accounts

    Tax probe ‘missed’ Pilatus Bank accounts

    Updated 12.40pm - Added Revenue Commissioner's statement A tax probe involving Konrad Mizzi, Keith Schembri and Brian Tonna is being reopened after it emerged that at least two of them also held accounts at Pilatus Bank, the Times of Malta...

  • PD candidates to contest on PN list

    PD candidates to contest on PN list

    The Nationalist and Democratic Parties have formalised a political agreement to contest the next general election on the same list. Details of the agreement were given this morning during a press conference held by PN leader Simon Busuttil and...

  • Watch: Muscat’s government ‘embarrassing all Socialists’ - MEP

    Watch: Muscat’s government ‘embarrassing all Socialists’ - MEP

    Updated 5.06pm - Added Finance Minister's views Joseph Muscat’s government was embarrassing all Socialist MEPs, Ana Gomes, vice chairwoman of the European parliament’s Panama Committee said yesterday. Ms Gomes, a Socialist MEP herself, also...

  • Act fast to save financial services sector before it’s too late – ex-Central Bank governor

    Act fast to save financial services sector before it’s too late – ex-Central Bank governor

    “Do something quickly to save the financial services sector,” because “time is fast running out,” said former Central Bank governor Francis Vassallo. Mr Vassallo, one of the founders of Malta’s thriving financial services sector, said that Malta’s...

  • Finance minster avoids questions on Mizzi/Schembri

    Finance minster avoids questions on Mizzi/Schembri

    Finance Minister Edward Scicluna this afternoon avoided questions on what action was taken by the Inland Revenue Department against the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff and Minister Konrad Mizzi for not having declared their trusts in New Zealand...

  • Watch: Europol can investigate trans-border corruption in Malta

    Watch: Europol can investigate trans-border corruption in Malta

    Europol can investigate trans-border corruption in Malta without needing the permission of the Maltese government or of another member state, director Rob Wainwright told the European Parliament. Claims of international corruption involving...

  • Armed Forces launch ten-year strategic plan

    Armed Forces launch ten-year strategic plan

    The Armed Forces of Malta today launched a ten-year strategic plan aimed at improving its capabilities and the work environment of its members. Launched by Home Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela, the plan identified the strategic goals for the next...