Government & Politics
In a budget speech lasting almost four hours, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna confirmed that income tax for high income earners would be reduced from 29% to 25% in terms of a programme rolled out three years ago. He also announced that bus fares will not rise when the new operator takes over in [...]
The Government disagrees with European Commission’s interpretation concerning the application of derogation under Article 9(1)(c) of the EU Birds Directive to permit, under strictly supervised conditions, live-capturing of seven species of finches. Malta is prepared to defend its right to derogate throughout the infringement procedure.
Malta celebrated 50 years of Independence on Sunday with a spectacular fireworks display over the Grand Harbour on Saturday evening and various other activities which were also attended by Prince William.