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Keith Micallef

  • AFM rebuts claims aggrieved army personnel promised post-election promotion 'to secure vote'

    AFM rebuts claims aggrieved army personnel promised post-election promotion 'to secure vote'

    Updated 2.50pm with list of backdated promotions sanctioned today The Armed Forces of Malta has rebutted claims that dozens of personnel were being promised promotions after the election.  Promotions in the AFM are regulated by specific...

  • Half of AFM promoted since election announced

    Half of AFM promoted since election announced

    Almost half of the Armed Forces personnel have been promoted since the snap election announcement, including a fresh batch of backdated promotions issued in the last few days, this newspaper has learnt. The latest promotions were announced in...

  • Mizzi pitches for votes of fireworks enthusiasts

    Mizzi pitches for votes of fireworks enthusiasts

    Pyrotechnic enthusiasts in Tarxien are being summoned for an important meeting with Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister Konrad Mizzi in the wake of “very positive developments” regarding their request for a fireworks factory...

  • Triton Fountain bronze figures back in August

    Triton Fountain bronze figures back in August

    The bronze figures of the iconic Triton Fountain will be back in place by August following extensive restoration works to the tune of €4 million at a renowned Italian foundry, Infrastructure Minister Joe Mizzi said this afternoon. Addressing a...

  • Busuttil to Attorney General: Stand up and be counted

    Busuttil to Attorney General: Stand up and be counted

    PN leader Simon Busuttil this morning urged the Attorney General to stand up and be counting, saying Peter Grech, who had been appointed by a Nationalist government, was being forced to go against his conscience. “Do not let them continue using you.

  • Godfrey Farrugia sounds warning on abortion

    Godfrey Farrugia sounds warning on abortion

    A week after announcing he is to be a Democratic Party candidate on the PN ticket, Godfrey Farrugia speaks out about his reasons for quitting Labour and sounds a warning on abortion.  Is it true that your resignation from the PL and the decision...

  • Joseph Muscat's U-turn on embryo freezing paving way for abortion - Godfrey Farrugia

    Joseph Muscat's U-turn on embryo freezing paving way for abortion - Godfrey Farrugia

    Godfrey Farrugia has dismissed the Prime Minister’s assurance that a Labour government will not introduce abortion, warning that Joseph Muscat’s U-turn on embryo freezing is already paving the way for it. The former Labour Whip sounded the warning...

  • Civil servants receive unsolicited e-mails with Labour propaganda

    Civil servants receive unsolicited e-mails with Labour propaganda

    Some civil servants have received unsolicited e-mails containing Labour Party propaganda in breach of the election campaign guidelines issued by the data protection watchdog, Times of Malta has learnt. Individuals who spoke to this newspaper on...

  • Low uptake of medicines delivery service

    Low uptake of medicines delivery service

    Just one in every 10 who applied for the door-to-door delivery of free medicines have benefited from the scheme which was launched across eight localities as part of a pilot project, this newspaper has learnt. Rolled out in late 2015 across...

  • Cottonera indoor pool gets the PA’s go-ahead

    Cottonera indoor pool gets the PA’s go-ahead

    An Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool is to be developed at the Cottonera Sports Complex following the issuing of a permit by the Planning Authority this morning. The pool will replace the existing boċċidromo (boċċi pitch). Seating some 500...