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Keith Micallef

  • Proposed six-storey blocks ‘could destroy Għaxaq skyline’, FAA claims

    Proposed six-storey blocks ‘could destroy Għaxaq skyline’, FAA claims

    An application to construct a six-storey block of apartments in the garden of a historic palazzo in Għaxaq is receiving “preferential treatment” from the heritage watchdog, which has so far not objected to the proposed development, an NGO...

  • Issues persist with organic waste bags delivery

    Issues persist with organic waste bags delivery

    Less than a week before the launch of the organic waste collection scheme from households, residents in various parts of Malta are still waiting to receive the white bags and container. In Paola, the persistent shortcomings and lack of information...

  • Manure is turned to water in possible solution to farm waste problem

    Manure is turned to water in possible solution to farm waste problem

    A prototype plant which converts pig and cow manure into clean water could be key to solving the huge environmental problem of the disposal of some 300,000 tonnes of farmyard waste each year. Developed abroad, the plant was brought to Malta for...

  • EU Budget and Brexit – Europe at a crossroads

    EU Budget and Brexit – Europe at a crossroads

    As negotiations on the next EU Budget are entering the final lap, Brussels is piling pressure on member states to reach some form of agreement in time for next May’s MEP elections. The Times of Malta was recently invited for a media seminar on the...

  • Tal-Balal Road project is set for approval

    Tal-Balal Road project is set for approval

    An application to widen Tal-Balal Road has been recommended for approval, but the decision will be of little relevance as works on the project, started in August, are now at an advanced stage. However, State agency Infrastructure Malta, which is...

  • Original stonework to be used for rebuilding of Palace wall

    Original stonework to be used for rebuilding of Palace wall

    A historic wall at San Anton Palace, which collapsed last week, would be reconstructed and all original stonework still intact would be re-used, the head of the Restoration Directorate told Times of Malta. Architect Norbert Gatt outlined his plan...

  • Rainwater seepage possible cause of collapse of palace wall

    Rainwater seepage possible cause of collapse of palace wall

    Preliminary investigations into the collapse of a historic wall at San Anton Palace suggest the structure was unable to withstand the pressure exerted by rainwater seeping from the top, the Times of Malta  has learnt. Ironically, recent...

  • Shop owners fuming over 10-year ‘policy’ restriction

    Shop owners fuming over 10-year ‘policy’ restriction

    Retailers who not so long ago renewed the lease of their government-owned premises are claiming that a 10-year restriction “policy” on the subleasing of their shop has been imposed despite no such condition exists in the contract. However, the...

  • Migrant workers’ policy fuelling poverty - Delia

    Migrant workers’ policy fuelling poverty - Delia

    The government’s policy to import foreign workers was “fuelling poverty”, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said as he insisted that his party was working on a plan to solve the housing problem. “We are working to ensure that the government would be...

  • San Anton Palace wall collapse affected 50-metre stretch

    San Anton Palace wall collapse affected 50-metre stretch

    The collapse of a recently-restored 17th century wall at San Anton Palace in the early hours of Wednesday was quite extensive as a stretch of about 50 metres long was reduced to rubble. While the adjacent gardens were closed to the public as a...