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Keith Micallef

  • ‘Disillusioned’ PN MPs considering their futures

    ‘Disillusioned’ PN MPs considering their futures

    A group of “disillusioned” Nationalist Party MPs are seriously considering calling it a day from politics by not contesting the next general election, The Sunday Times of Malta has learnt. Sources told this newspaper that this sentiment was...

  • MEP asks ECB to revoke Pilatus Bank licence

    MEP asks ECB to revoke Pilatus Bank licence

    Updated on November 28 with MFSA reaction Nationalist MEP David Casa has called on the European Central Bank to revoke the licence of Pilatus Bank, in the wake of what he described as the inaction of Malta’s financial services watchdog. The...

  • Proposal for investment of salary top-ups in bonds for retirement floated

    Proposal for investment of salary top-ups in bonds for retirement floated

    A proposal to ‘invest’ part of salary increases into government bonds which would mature after retirement was yesterday floated by Employment Minister Evarist Bartolo as a possible solution to address pension sustainability. The idea was put...

  • Parents still fear sport activities are ‘dangerous’

    Parents still fear sport activities are ‘dangerous’

    Despite efforts to persuade parents not to discourage children from taking physical education lessons, little progress has been achieved over the last seven years amid fears that practising certain sports might be dangerous. This conclusion...

  • MFSA ‘succession process’ has yet to start

    MFSA ‘succession process’ has yet to start

    There is still no sign of when the “succession process” to replace the head of the financial services watchdog will commence, though Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said it would begin towards the end of the year. When asked about what was happening,...

  • Yachting community hits back at Brussels’ VAT claims

    Yachting community hits back at Brussels’ VAT claims

    Four maritime and yachting organisations have insisted that Malta’s VAT rules on yacht leasing are in line with EU directives and based on similar models adopted by France and Italy. They were reacting after Brussels threatened to launch...

  • Man accused of raping 10-year-old girl

    Man accused of raping 10-year-old girl

    A 23-year-old man has been remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to raping a 10-year old girl, in a case of sexual abuse which allegedly started when she was just seven years old.The accused, Marsa shopkeeper Catriel Scicluna, was charged...

  • Third of voting documents for PN deputy leader elections uncollected

    Third of voting documents for PN deputy leader elections uncollected

    One in every three Nationalist Party members did not collect the voting document for today’s deputy leader elections, which brings to a close the renewal process following last June’s general election defeat. David Agius and Edwin Vassallo are...

  • Big hole in Gozo ferries ticketing system: 13,000 passengers, 600 cars not recorded

    Big hole in Gozo ferries ticketing system: 13,000 passengers, 600 cars not recorded

    Over 13,000 passengers and 600 vehicles were carried by the Gozo ferries last year but were not recorded in the electronic ticketing system, giving rise to strong suspicions of “tampering”. It was also noted that though 39,000 passengers and...

  • Former PA chief critical of Attard bypass project

    Former PA chief critical of Attard bypass project

    Former Planning Authority chairman and Attard resident Austin Walker described the new bypass project in the locality as a quick fix that would come at a big environmental and financial cost. According to plans published last month in the press,...