Taxes: two weights, two measures
With a general election looming, the government has yet
Central Bank governor shielding minister’s girlfriend
The Governor of the Central Bank, former finance minister
Encroachment fees total €9.5 million since 2013
A total of €9.4 million was generated from fees
UK court orders forfeiture of £5.6 million laundered through Azerbaijan laundromat
A UK court ordered on 31 January the seizure
Malta-based gaming operator fined £3.8 million over money laundering breaches in the UK
Malta-based Genesis Global Ltd has been fined £3.8 million
The Shift’s FOI battle registered as ‘violation’ by press freedom watchdog
The unprecedented Freedom of Information (FOI) battle involving 30
Number of protected birds illegally shot triples since 2014 – BirdLife
In a continuation of an upward trend, the illegal
‘I would definitely not go to a greylisted jurisdiction’ – MFSA chief
The top official of Malta’s financial regulator (MFSA) told
Five international eNGOs call on EU parliament to object to ‘outdated’ energy project guidelines
Five international eNGOs issued an urgent statement to call
EU court confirms decision to shut down Pilatus Bank
The EU’s highest court today confirmed the legality of
Government’s press freedom proposals ‘not enough’
The media experts committee appointed by Prime Minister Robert
Environment, cultural heritage watchdogs object to Wied Ghasri ‘poultry farm’
Both the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) and the
Gozo Ministry engages same lawyer as contractor to defend Marsalforn road project
In an appeal filed against the planned ‘upgrade’ of
EU data protection watchdog orders Europol to delete massive cache of personal data
The European Union’s data protection watchdog – the European
Cryptocurrency money laundering increases by 30% since 2021 – report
$8.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency was laundered in 2021–
The Shift launches fundraiser to help battle 30 appeals by government entities
The Shift has launched a fundraising campaign to help
Infrastructure Malta ordered to cancel €55 million tender awarded to Joseph Portelli
A €55 million government contract earmarked for Gozitan developer
Ministers responsible for film industry should ‘immediately’ set up working group with representatives
The Malta Entertainment Industry and Arts Association (MEIA) and
No significant progress for Malta in Corruption Perceptions Index
There has been no significant progress in Malta’s ranking
Government to borrow another €1.2 billion as forecasts go haywire
The government is planning to borrow at least €1.2
New road at the centre of a 3 week protest in Dingli opens door for development application
A plot of agricultural land near a hotly-contested area
It’s not about money
The government has no intention of debating the Opposition’s
Good governance is not the order of the day
It is unclear why anyone would think it was
Civil service chief Mario Cutajar continues his attack on the Ombudsman
Principal Permanent Secretary Mario Cutajar upped his attack against
C-Planet fined €65,000 for voter data breach
C-Planet IT Solutions Ltd, the company that infamously hit
Finance Minister’s declarations on Air Malta prove Konrad Mizzi’s announcements in 2018 were false
Finance Minister Clyde Caruana’s handling of Air Malta, with
Joe Gerada’s move to silence The Shift registered as ‘violation’ by press freedom watchdog
Lawyer Joe Gerada’s request to the Information and Data
Finance Minister warns businesses about tax dues, while political parties allowed to defy rules
Not a single company owned by the political parties
Opposition calls for Carmen Ciantar’s €163,000 a year contract to be cancelled
The salary given to Carmen Ciantar, the Deputy Prime

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