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Denise Grech

  • Waste management reform needs fixing, Labour MP admits

    Waste management reform needs fixing, Labour MP admits

    More work needs to be done for new waste management regulations to work smoothly, parliamentary secretary for local government Silvio Parnis said. Speaking in Parliament, Mr Parnis said there was "a lot to be done to fix" the new regulations on...

  • FIAU was warned about Satabank owner in 2013, PN MP claims

    FIAU was warned about Satabank owner in 2013, PN MP claims

    Malta's financial watchdog was handed a 300-page report about Satabank’s owner in 2013 but never acted on it, PN MP Jason Azzopardi has claimed. Dr Azzopardi told parliament on Tuesday that the report came from the Luxembourg financial...

  • 'Significant risks of irregular fishing going undetected,' NAO warns

    'Significant risks of irregular fishing going undetected,' NAO warns

    There are significant risks of irregular fishing going undetected, the National Audit Office has warned. The department of fisheries and aquaculture had "no visibility on most of the fishing activities carried out at sea" since physical...

  • 17 Black prompts MEP questions to EU Commission, Europol

    17 Black prompts MEP questions to EU Commission, Europol

    Updated at 7.15pm Two leading MEPs have made enquiries with separate European institutions about revelations concerning secret company 17 Black. MEP Ska Keller, who serves as co-president of the Greens group in the European Parliament, has asked...

  • Judges complain of 'unfair criticism' on social media

    Judges complain of 'unfair criticism' on social media

    The committee for the association of judges and magistrates has complained that judicial decisions are being subjected to “unfair criticism” on social media. During a meeting with the President, the committee said the Presidency should,...

  • ‘Widening roads to reduce traffic congestion will not work’ - commissioner

    ‘Widening roads to reduce traffic congestion will not work’ - commissioner

    Widening roads to reduce traffic would not work and aggressive solutions to target transport congestion were needed, Environment Commissioner Alan Saliba said. “Short-term solutions – much like widening or creating a bypass for arteries that have...

  • Pupils’ respiratory conditions linked to classes facing roads

    Pupils’ respiratory conditions linked to classes facing roads

    The State of the Environment report gives a snapshot of issues like environmental health, land use and agriculture. Denise Grech reports. Students in classrooms that face roads show a higher rate of respiratory conditions, according to the latest...

  • Watch: PM cannot continue to damage our reputation - Delia

    Watch: PM cannot continue to damage our reputation - Delia

    The Prime Minister cannot stand idle and thus continue to damage the country’s reputation after further revelations on the secret company 17 Black, Opposition leader Adrian Delia said on Sunday. A joint investigation by the Times of Malta and...

  • Operation Husky pilot still ‘lives’ at Lascaris

    Operation Husky pilot still ‘lives’ at Lascaris

    The memory of airman Jesse Herman Brewer, who took part in a crucial operation in World War II, will be immortalised at the Lascaris war rooms. The air medal he received after completing several successful missions and the letters sent to his...

  • MFSA gets criticised whether it acts or not, PM says

    MFSA gets criticised whether it acts or not, PM says

    The Malta Financial Services Authority will get criticised whether it acts or not, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. "If the regulator does not act, there is criticism that it is being too easy, if it does act then it is accused of suffocating...