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  • Watch: Malta's tree butchering mania on Times Talk

    Watch: Malta's tree butchering mania on Times Talk

    These days, barely a week goes by without news of a grand old tree - or trees - being uprooted or chopped down.  And as the tree trunks pile up, assuming responsibility for the ecological butchering would appear to be something of a hot...

  • Watch: Malta being threatened by 'two kinds of bullies' - Fr Joe Borg

    Watch: Malta being threatened by 'two kinds of bullies' - Fr Joe Borg

    Maltese citizens, including clerics, should speak out against the two kinds of bullies that are destroying the country, Fr Joe Borg has urged. "Today we have online bullies threatening others... and we have people with big money wrecking the country.

  • Watch: Fr Joe Borg on trolls... the 'duty' to speak out

    Watch: Fr Joe Borg on trolls... the 'duty' to speak out

    Fr Joe Borg is a priest, academic, editor and a commentator, but he feels it's his religious duty which forces him to speak out about political and social issues.  In Wednesday's edition of Times Talk, Fr Borg is probed about whether there should...

  • Watch: Gaming industry safer than ever from money-laundering risk

    Watch: Gaming industry safer than ever from money-laundering risk

    The risk of the gaming industry being infiltrated by crooks was at an all-time low, the former head of the Malta Gaming Authority Joe Cuschieri told Times Talk. Malta has been mentioned a number of times as a possible jurisdiction used by the...

  • Watch: Vacancies at MFSA hampering effectiveness

    Watch: Vacancies at MFSA hampering effectiveness

    There are over 80 vacancies at the Malta Financial Services Authority, which when seen in the context of a workforce of 320 shows how under-resourced it is, the new CEO of the authority Joe Cuschieri told Times Talk. And the workforce is expected...

  • Watch: Fish farm sludge cannot be eliminated completely - Environment Minister

    Watch: Fish farm sludge cannot be eliminated completely - Environment Minister

    The dreaded fish farm sludge which plagued Maltese beaches over the past summers cannot be eliminated completely, Environment Minister José Herrera has acknowledged. “What we did will not exclude sludge. It will minimise it,” the minister tells...

  • Watch: Environment Minister on Times Talk

    Watch: Environment Minister on Times Talk

    For years, Malta's environment has been little more than a footnote in local society's book of public priorities.  But with waste piling up, fish farm sludge lapping at our beaches and urban sprawl gobbling up the countryside, it's becoming harder...

  • Watch: 'We'll stop other PA meetings if we have to'

    Watch: 'We'll stop other PA meetings if we have to'

    Developers have "turned politicians into their puppets" and the only thing that can stop them from bulldozing over Malta's natural heritage is a critical mass of people willing to stand up and be counted, an up-and-coming environmental activist...

  • Watch: In defence of environmental activism

    Watch: In defence of environmental activism

    Environmental activism is a tough gig even at the best of times, but Victoria Pisani is not the type to be easily daunted. In this Times Talk interview, the 27-year-old Kamp Emerġenża Ambjent and Moviment Graffiti member has some harsh words for...

  • Watch: Make rental apartments smaller, says real estate lobbyist

    Watch: Make rental apartments smaller, says real estate lobbyist

    Policymakers should consider reducing the minimum size of apartments aimed at rental to foreign clients, the head of the Malta Developers’ Association real estate section said. Speaking on Times Talk, Douglas Salt said that while the Maltese would...

  • Watch: Rental market will correct itself, says real estate lobbyist

    Watch: Rental market will correct itself, says real estate lobbyist

    Rentals may have reached a high but the head of the Malta Developers’ Association real estate section is convinced that the market will correct itself when the right time came, as it had in the past. Douglas Salt, who has 35 years of experience in...

  • Watch: Cardona should step aside after alleged killer link – Busuttil

    Watch: Cardona should step aside after alleged killer link – Busuttil

    The Prime Minister should have asked Chris Cardona to step aside, at least until his name is cleared, according to former opposition leader Simon Busuttil. It was a "significant" development that the Daphne Project had quoted two sources claiming...

  • Watch: Five top officials dodge Daphne Project Q&A

    Watch: Five top officials dodge Daphne Project Q&A

    Five key players cited so far in the Daphne Project have refused to answer requests, or backed out of an interview on this week's edition of Times Talk. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, minister Konrad Mizzi and chief of staff Keith Schembri were...

  • Watch: Road contractors warned that they will need to abide by standards

    Watch: Road contractors warned that they will need to abide by standards

    Road contractors will have to pull up their socks once the soon-to-be established Infrastructure Agency takes over road maintenance from Transport Malta. The head of the new agency, Fredrick Azzopardi, told Times Talk that meetings were being held...

  • Watch: Cyclists may get options through new Infrastructure Agency

    Watch: Cyclists may get options through new Infrastructure Agency

    Cyclists can finally take heart: cycle routes and shared priority on secondary roads could soon be on the agenda of the new entity which will look after the €700 million upgrade of Malta’s roads over the next seven years. It started out as the...

  • Watch: "I'm surprised the Maltese fight each other politically so much"

    Watch: "I'm surprised the Maltese fight each other politically so much"

    Nuseir Yassin admits he feared he might be accentuating the rhetoric against foreigners when he re-told the story of a drunk Libyan migrant hurling abuse at him in Malta.  "I'm going to be known as the guy who was attacked by a Libyan. I wasn't...

  • Watch: Vlogger Nas on Malta, giving up privacy... and that video

    Watch: Vlogger Nas on Malta, giving up privacy... and that video

    Nuseir Yassin (Nas) explains why he gave up a $120,000 a year job in New York to travel the world... and in the process film his way to become one of the world's biggest vloggers.  Having amassed a viral following on Facebook for his Nas Daily...

  • Watch: 'Spring hunting has an expiry date'

    Watch: 'Spring hunting has an expiry date'

    The "slap in the face" of the Prime Minister calling hunting enforcement unsatisfactory will spur Parliamentary Secretary for Animal Rights Clint Camilleri to crack the whip this spring hunting season, BirdLife's CEO believes.  Mark Sultana says...

  • Watch: Birdlife CEO shoots back on spring hunting

    Watch: Birdlife CEO shoots back on spring hunting

    Spring hunting season is in full swing, but hunters who think they can get away with murder are in for a nasty surprise - or so bird protection activists are hoping.  In this Times Talk interview, BirdLife Malta CEO Mark Sultana touches on...

  • Watch: 'I bow down before no one,' says Jonathan Ferris

    Watch: 'I bow down before no one,' says Jonathan Ferris

    The government can do its utmost to delay justice but it can never run away from the corruption claims it faces, according to former investigator Jonathan Ferris. "Tardare si, scappare no" (you can run, but you can't hide)," Mr Ferris said when...