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Reporters Without Borders has slammed a government lawyer’s assertions
‘Government contracts should have National Audit Office approval’ – Joe Giglio
Lawyer and PN candidate Joe Giglio told The Shift
Malta’s newest batch of citizens: Putin insiders, a game hunter, and an oilman facing sanctions
An analysis of the list published by the government
Transport Minister Ian Borg keeps disgraced former MFSA boss on board
Transport Minister Ian Borg has decided to retain disgraced
Maghtab gets third waste mountain, Wasteserv CEO says it’s ok
With works for another extension to the ever-growing landfill
It’s not getting better
It is incredibly hard to write about violence against
Gozo Square project riddled with shortcomings, final bill more than €2 million over budget – NAO
A small, supposedly uncomplicated project in Gozo – the
Joe Gerada, of FKK Acapulco fame, demands tribunal ban The Shift from asking questions
The former aide of disgraced ex-minister Chris Cardona, teacher-turned-lawyer
‘Police force facing strong political pressure’ to halt Labour MP prosecutions – Repubblika
Thirty-two months after an inquiry into the hospitals concession
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Former One TV reporter Janice Bartolo has certainly been
Government in desperate legal scramble to hide Saviour Balzan deals in defiance of FOI order
At least 29 government entities, ranging from the Education
Sister of new education minister pocketed at least €25,000 from government jobs since 2020
The sister of new Education Minister Clifton Grima, Charlene
Cabinet secretary stonewalls on new €30,000 payment to disgraced ex-minister Justyne Caruana
Cabinet Secretary Mario Cutajar has refused to disclose whether
Robert Abela’s grim year
The year 2021 was another challenging one for many
Looking back to move forward
Injustice, in one form or another, is the subject
Xewkija farmhouse architect suspended on corruption claims
Gozitan architect Angelo Portelli, currently in the eye of
Almost 20% of Labour MPs elected in 2017 are no longer in parliament
Close to 20% of MPs elected in Joseph Muscat’s
Indian business tycoon who bought 30,000sqm of Dwejra coastline becomes Maltese citizen
Vijay Kumar Berlia, an Indian business tycoon who had
Speaker eyeing third term
Anglu Farrugia, the former Labour deputy leader who has
Gozo Channel subsidies increase sixfold as staff costs, direct orders increase
Taxpayer subsidies to Gozo Channel have soared to unprecedented
Top cardiologist Albert Fenech dies aged 70
One of Malta’s top cardiologists, Albert Fenech, has passed
Education permanent secretary Frank Fabri condemned by three institutions, yet still there
Permanent Secretary for Education Frank Fabri’s handling of his
Malta’s debt up €3 billion in 2 years
Malta’s debt has increased by a staggering €3 billion
US State Department’s ‘rare rebuke’ indicates US ‘has lost patience’ with Malta
The travel ban imposed by the US Department of
Bulgaria’s cash for passports scheme under EU scrutiny
After Bulgaria pledged to end its ‘golden passport’ scheme
Education Minister Clifton Grima’s canvasser: a sports official suspended over a death threat
Clifton Grima, who has just been appointed minister of
National Festivals Agency run like a village club, NAO says – but the chairman gets a medal
State agency Festivals Malta is being managed like a
Judge Mintoff’s agricultural leases ruling may be ‘ripe for an embarrassing appeal’
The judgement delivered by Judge Lawrence Mintoff in the
‘Filtering system’ for asylum seekers is ‘broken’, insider warns
The system through which asylum seekers’ applications are processed
Reports that mattered (and largely ignored) in ’21
One of the government’s favourite platitudes in 2021 was

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