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  • Watch: 'Do we want farmers or land speculation?'

    Watch: 'Do we want farmers or land speculation?'

    A new organisation has been set up to face Malta's silent crisis in the agriculture sector. And agriculture expert Malcolm Borg says the country is in a race against time to save such an important sector.  Watch the full interview in Wednesday's...

  • Watch: Smaller social housing would encourage people to move on - MEA president

    Watch: Smaller social housing would encourage people to move on - MEA president

    Smaller social housing units could be the solution to the rental crisis, as they would be seen by tenants as temporary solutions - and not permanent ones, the president of the Malta Employers' Association Doris Sammut Bonnici told Times...

  • Watch: ‘We employ people, not govern the country’ – employers' lobby chief

    Watch: ‘We employ people, not govern the country’ – employers' lobby chief

    The country may be prospering but it is the government’s duty to distribute national wealth and make sure that those at all levels of society are looked after, the Malta Employers’ Association president Doris Sammut Bonnici insisted. The MEA has...

  • Watch: 'We did everything we could to solve Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder'

    Watch: 'We did everything we could to solve Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder'

    Daphne Caruana Galizia’s grieving family and friends are clamouring for a public inquiry into her murder, their calls borne of suspicion in the government and its motives. But according to Justice Minister Owen Bonnici, the government has done...

  • Watch: Owen Bonnici on Daphne, Chris and Joseph

    Watch: Owen Bonnici on Daphne, Chris and Joseph

    One day after Daphne Project journalists linked Economy Minister Chris Cardona to one of the men accused of killing Ms Caruana Galizia, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici speaks about the allegations and the broader fallout of that murder.In a Times...

  • 'I have never had political interference' – PA boss

    'I have never had political interference' – PA boss

    The Planning Authority boss insisted he has never had any political interference or received any phonecalls from government officials to favour any particular project. "I hold meetings with both objectors and applicants. But I never get any...

  • Watch: Corruption? Political interference? PA boss speaks out

    Watch: Corruption? Political interference? PA boss speaks out

    The embattled Planning Authority boss will field questions about claims of government interference and corruption and that infamous jet plane rental in Wednesday's edition of Times Talk.  Johann Buttigieg has been under siege following his...

  • Watch: ‘We throw money at the rich to get crumbs from their table’

    Watch: ‘We throw money at the rich to get crumbs from their table’

    When activists drowned out a Planning Authority hearing concerning an ODZ fuel station with their drums, a couple of them ended up with bleeding heads. One week later, as they sat in silence and watched that same authority’s board vote in favour...

  • Watch: Moviment Graffiti's PA anger

    Watch: Moviment Graffiti's PA anger

    One week after the Planning Authority voted 10-4 in favour of db Group's plans to build a 38-storey tower and mega hotel at St George's Bay, activists are still fuming.  Moviment Graffiti’s Andre Callus was one of the people spearheading...

  • Watch: 'The economy is not overheating' - Finance Minister

    Watch: 'The economy is not overheating' - Finance Minister

    The economy may be growing at a rate of nearly 6 per cent but it is not overheating, Finance Minister Edward Scicuna told Times Talk.  He said that the numerous cranes on the horizon showed that the infrastructure was reacting to the growth in...

  • Watch: Opposition hyperbole is hurting Malta's reputation - Edward Scicluna

    Watch: Opposition hyperbole is hurting Malta's reputation - Edward Scicluna

    With the Budget just a few weeks away, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna has to balance the expectations resulting from another surplus with the need to ensure that the wealth is distributed across all levels of society. In the meantime, he also...

  • ‘I am not a racist’ – Adrian Delia

    ‘I am not a racist’ – Adrian Delia

    Adrian Delia has defended his controversial warnings about the influx of foreigners into Malta, but rejected claims that he was driven by racial or xenophobic motives. "I'm not advocating the politics of fear. But we never had these numbers and we...

  • Watch: Adrian Delia on worrying polls, foreigners

    Watch: Adrian Delia on worrying polls, foreigners

    Nationalist Party leader Adrian Delia is the main guest in Wednesday's edition of Times Talk. Dr Delia fields questions about why he believes the PN and his trust rating keep trailing in opinion polls.  In the wake of mounting criticism, he...

  • Watch: 'Malta's economy is built on cheap labour' - Yana Mintoff

    Watch: 'Malta's economy is built on cheap labour' - Yana Mintoff

    Malta’s economy is booming, but beneath the positive sheen of record employment lies a darker reality that often goes ignored. “Our economy is built on cheap labour and precarious work,” says Yana Mintoff. “It’s not healthy. It’s not good for the...

  • Watch: Clean-ups are not just about collecting tonnes of rubbish

    Watch: Clean-ups are not just about collecting tonnes of rubbish

    NGO Żibel has managed to clear up 52 tonnes of rubbish since it was founded in spring of 2017 but its chairman and co-founder Andrew Schembri is very pragmatic about the number of volunteers, saying that land clean-ups were more about educating...

  • Watch: How can we do our bit to cut down on plastic?

    Watch: How can we do our bit to cut down on plastic?

    Want to cut down on plastic pollution? It's simple: just start by becoming aware of your own waste, according to Żibel co-founder Andrew Schembri. The NGO is among those spearheading the fight against waste. Mr Schembri said that awareness of the...

  • Watch: 'Yes we're late... so the earlier we start, the better'

    Watch: 'Yes we're late... so the earlier we start, the better'

    Malta’s natural environment has been bruised and battered over the years, and as the destruction steamrolls forward, the sense that the ecological horse has already bolted becomes increasingly difficult to ignore. It’s a perspective which Conrad...

  • Watch: Ambjent Malta chairman on why Malta needs this new agency

    Watch: Ambjent Malta chairman on why Malta needs this new agency

    Malta has itself a new environmental agency, at a time when concern about the country's natural heritage is at an all-time high.  But what will Ambjent Malta be responsible for, and why does the public sector need yet another bureaucratic...

  • Watch: Muscats should apologise to Malta’s children – Marlene Farrugia

    Watch: Muscats should apologise to Malta’s children – Marlene Farrugia

    Marlene Farrugia has turned the tables on Michelle Muscat after she denounced the bullying suffered by her children, with the PD MP saying it was the prime minister and his wife who should apologise to all Malta's children instead. "If you don't...

  • Watch: 'A magistrate is not an investigator,' says David Thake

    Watch: 'A magistrate is not an investigator,' says David Thake

    If the Nationalist Party is to have any hope of winning future elections it must start by putting an end to all the back-stabbing, David Thake has argued. Mr Thake, who previously served as a PN councillor and came within a whisker of representing...