Gozitan heavyweights gifted €9 million public contract despite illegalities
A group of Gozitan businessmen, led by construction magnate
Chloe Portelli’s farmer permit to build store on scenic land stalled… for now
The Planning Commission has decided to suspend and postpone
Local council slams ‘deliberate inaction’ by PA on Joseph Portelli development
The Qala Local Council has slammed “the deliberate inaction”
Joseph Portelli’s daughter becomes a farmer in ODZ development application
Chloe Portelli, 24, the youngest daughter of Gozitan construction
Joseph Portelli behind three large developments set to ‘change the character of Xlendi forever’
Property magnate Joseph Portelli and his associates are behind
€99,000 tender set to be awarded to architect for own clients’ project
The Gozo Ministry has found “no evidence of a
PA’s refusal of hotel permit in Xagħra town square ‘a victory for Gozo’ – Mayor
In a decision that has been characterised by Mayor
Architect given tender to supervise his clients on €9 million public project
Breaking with normal administrative procedures, Gozitan architect Alex Bigeni
Police find ‘no wrongdoing’ in fraudulent declaration of ownership
In a case assigned to Assistant Police Commissioner Ian
Controversial Ta’ Muxi permit in Qala withdrawn
Two board members who had voted in favour of
Developers, architects say changes to PA applications can ‘curb abuse’
Changes to the Planning Authority’s (PA) development application that
Qala local council, NGO mount legal challenge against Joseph Portelli’s largest Gozo project
Legal proceedings initiated by the Qala Local Council and
Xagħra council gears up to fight ‘objectionable’ hotel in town square
The Xagħra local council has taken a unanimous decision
New direct order for illegal batching plant from Gozo Ministry
The Gozo Ministry has given yet another direct order
Gozo hotel application returns to Planning Directorate as architect alters design
The application for a four-storey hotel in Xagħra Square
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1. “The best way to protect journalists is to
‘What the fuck, Joe’: Emails to PM reveal dismissal of abuse by developer
Email correspondence between a Labour Party activist and Prime
Paceville masterplan left on back burner as 32-storey tower is set for approval
A 32-storey tower consisting of 275 apartments proposed by Gozitan
275 apartments to replace offices in Mercury House project
275 high-end apartments will be accommodated in a 31-floor

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