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Keith Micallef

  • PN nominates representatives to Constitutional Convention

    PN nominates representatives  to Constitutional Convention

    The Nationalist Party only nominated its three representatives for talks on the drafting of a new Constitution on Saturday, despite having been invited to do so by the President last September. While Gozitan MP Chris Said is one of the nominees as...

  • Waste mix-up leaves St Paul's Bay residents fuming

    Waste mix-up leaves St Paul's Bay residents fuming

    Law-abiding St Paul’s Bay residents were left fuming this week after seeing refuse collectors mix white and black garbage bags together, most likely sending their waste separation efforts down the drain. The issue came to the fore on social media...

  • OPM hands minister’s husband €15,000 for painting

    OPM hands minister’s husband €15,000 for painting

    Equality Minister Helena Dalli’s husband pocketed €15,000 from the Prime Minister’s Office for “the provision of an oil on canvas painting” endorsed by State cultural agency Heritage Malta. Patrick Dalli, who is himself an artist, was awarded the...

  • 'Delia is here to stay' - PN

    'Delia is here to stay' - PN

    Updated at 4.24pm with PN replies The Nationalist Party has denied suggestions that leader Adrian Delia could be on his way out after just a year at its helm.In a terse reply to the Times of Malta, a party spokesman insisted on Monday afternoon...

  • Examiners flag perennial Maltese language mistakes

    Examiners flag perennial Maltese language mistakes

    Students are repeating the same mistakes in orthography, grammar and essay writing, a report by Maltese language SEC examiners has concluded, despite  similar warnings made in the past. Moreover, it transpires that, in last May’s session,...

  • Malta-China agreement to attract Asian investment - Muscat

    Malta-China agreement to attract Asian investment - Muscat

    Updated at 11.20am with PN reaction An agreement to establish a framework for attracting foreign investment from Asia will be signed with China, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Sunday morning. The announcement was made on the Labour Party...

  • New waste schedule may mean more trips for waste collectors

    New waste schedule may mean more trips for waste collectors

    A decision to collect both the white and black bags on Mondays will force waste contractors to make two separate rounds per day unless they take measures to prevent the two types of garbage from mixing in the truck. However, households will not be...

  • Political talk remark ‘was not censorship warning’

    Political talk remark ‘was not censorship warning’

    A stern warning against “political speeches” made during a Local Councils Association meeting should not be interpreted as an attempt to gag freedom of expression, according to its president. Mario Fava was commenting when the Times of Malta...

  • Problems looming for afternoon waste collection times

    Problems looming for afternoon waste collection times

    As from Wednesday taking out the domestic waste bag too early in the day might result in a fine, but in some localities residents whose working hours overlap with the four-hour collection time window, are facing a Hobson’s choice. One such example...

  • Migrant workers controversy: Have any studies been carried out?

    Migrant workers controversy: Have any studies been carried out?

    While defending its controversial policy to import more than 40,000 foreign workers, the government is refusing to say if any studies were carried out to establish the limit Malta’s infrastructure could handle. In June last year, Times of Malta...