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  • Watch: Gallant Malta undone by Puscas' second-half strike
  • Leonardo the vulture flew 800km after Malta
  • Malta's population has increased by 18.2% since 2011
  • Another three migrants transferred to Malta from on board Alan Kurdi
  • German NGO calls on Malta to take in migrants

    Finance


  • Malta finance regulator to 'actively monitor' crypto firms to prevent ...
  • MFSA Publishes Strategic Plan, Prioritises Crypto Surveillance
  • Tackling financial crime
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    Celebrities


  • R&B musician Akon is getting on a stage in Malta... but not to sing
  • Former Real Madrid and Inter left back Roberto Carlos in Malta
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    Culture


  • Internationalising our culture
  • TMIS Editorial: Deaf ears and a culture of indifference
  • Exporting culture and local talent
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    Criminal


  • 700 dead birds are the 'tip of the iceberg', investigators say
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  • 80th anniversary of WWII (2): Malta steels itself for the gathering storm

    Religion


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  • Are we racist?
  • Watching Salvini brandish rosary beads 'hurts' – Gozo Bishop

    Politics


  • Victory Day: President lays wreath at national Great Siege Monument
  • President's engagements - September 8, 2019
  • Former President calls for zero violence towards children
  • Notorious former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe dies
  • Analysis: Storm spat underscores Mr Never Wrong's mindset
  • Formation of von der Leyen Commission advances
  • Muscat promises plans to protect environment and air quality
  • Deputy Prime Minister presented with Pride Week programme
  • A critical deadline is looming - Simon Busuttil
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  • German NGO calls on Malta to take in migrants
  • [WATCH] André Callus: Malta needs masterplan that goes beyond ...
  • Maltese are paying price of economic growth with mental health, PN ...
  • Economy grows at slower pace between April and June
  • The Malta Employers Association publishes its proposals for ...
  • Budget 2020 - A Green New Deal for Malta?
  • Malta continues to grow at more than three times the EU average
  • Deposits with core domestic banks maintain upward trend
  • [WATCH] André Callus: Malta needs masterplan that goes beyond ...
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  • How Malta is attracting medical cannabis investment and growth
  • EY's Malta Attractiveness event to feature John Simpson and more
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  • Malta AI & Blockchain Summit partners with BitAngels Investor ...
  • The Malta Employers Association publishes its proposals for ...
  • Malta's population has increased by 18.2% since 2011
  • How Malta's population has soared in a decade
  • The Malta Employers Association publishes its proposals for ...
  • Brussels: Population boom largely due to EU citizens
  • 2019 Future Of Malta Automobile Market-Trends, Outlook and ...
  • Maltese-owned gaming company hedging bets
  • Rent sector problems are of the government's own making - Delia
  • Malta's population has increased by 18.2% since 2011
  • How Malta's population has soared in a decade
  • Malta continues to grow at more than three times the EU average
  • 2019 Future Of Malta Automobile Market-Trends, Outlook and ...
  • How Malta is attracting medical cannabis investment and growth
  • Exporters explore non-traditional markets, eye growth
  • Australia's economy hits a 10-year low
  • GDP main aggregates and employment estimates for second ...
  • Tourists' Brexit nightmare will raise price of Malta holiday by £225
  • GDP rises by €204m over 12-month period
  • Budget to be presented mid-October, priority areas announced
  • Malta says expects to maintain budget surplus, strong growth in 2019
  • REITs: asset classes and activity comparisons
  • Fitch affirms Malta at 'A+' rating - outlook stable
  • Malta: Budget 2015: Highlights And Opportunities
  • Balzan Claims Independence From MaltaToday Newsroom As PR ...
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Malta's debt has increased by €1.6 billion – PD
  • Malta salaries edging close to EU average as DBRS confirms A rating
  • A €5.8bn national debt – how did we get here?
  • Moody's upgrades Malta's rating for first time in 11 years
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  • DBRS confirms Malta's A credit rating
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    Malta Leaders


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  • President's engagements - September 8, 2019
  • Trump cancels secret summit with Taliban
  • Notorious former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe dies

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Hyzler calls in MPs to explain declaration of assets
  • UK PM sparks outrage with parliament suspension
  • Manoel Island dissenters present second petition to parliament

    Prime Minister


  • Muscat promises plans to protect environment and air quality
  • Deputy Prime Minister presented with Pride Week programme
  • A critical deadline is looming - Simon Busuttil

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Deputy Prime Minister presented with Pride Week programme
  • Malta worst in EU for pollution exposure
  • Watch: Ian Borg 'working in silence' towards leadership bid?

    Minister of Economy


  • Cardona ordered to publish advisors' contracts
  • Muscat promises plans to protect environment and air quality
  • Muscat says strong economy will allow Malta to create better ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • German NGO calls on Malta to take in migrants
  • Germany to ban glyphosate to protect insects, biodiversity
  • Heed concerns about the Central Link project, PN tells government

    Minister of Culture


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    Minister of Defense


  • EU ministers warn against no-deal Brexit
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  • The faces of the next College of Commissioners?

    Minister of Education


  • Foreign students must learn Maltese as well, Minister says at launch ...
  • Maltese as a foreign language... for non-Maltese students
  • Number of school transport operators reaches 250

    Minister of Energy


  • Muscat promises plans to protect environment and air quality
  • Top UK minister quits, in new Brexit blow to Johnson
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    Minister of Finance


  • Alfred Sant calls for EU stand on Facebook virtual currency
  • UPDATED: Minister Scicluna's remark on money laundering ...
  • Delia harms credibility with 'myopic view' on government's work to ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


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  • The narration on migration should change. It's time for EU to see ...
  • A pressing need for a coherent United Nations Security Council ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • A pressing need for a coherent United Nations Security Council ...
  • Why do bureaucrats want online gambling?
  • 104 unaccompanied child migrants arrived in Malta in 2018

    Minister of Justice


  • Dalli tipped for EU's justice portfolio as MEPs sharpen teeth for her ...
  • A critical deadline is looming - Simon Busuttil
  • South African delegation in Malta to exchange best practices on ...

    Minister of Health


  • National mental health strategy seeks to remove the stigma ...
  • 'No patients in dangerous wards at Mount Carmel' - Health Minister
  • Deputy Prime Minister presented with Pride Week programme

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • 6700 trees to be planted by Infrastructure Malta by end 2019 ...
  • Cassola casts doubt on reliability of Gozo tunnel geotechnical survey
  • 1000 trees for Fort Rinella, as Ian Borg says 'we work in silence'

    Minister of Sports


  • [WATCH] Sports junior minister wants blood tests for athletes to stop ...
  • Shooting range direct orders under scrutiny
  • Maltese athlete Andrew Grech greeted by Prime Minister Joseph ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Black-listed state believed to be behind BOV cyberattack
  • FBI watched Malta for hacking attempts months before BOV attack
  • North Korean hackers targeted Malta - leaked UN report

    Chairman National Bank


  • Fed Chair Jerome Powell: Consumers are not “clamoring” for central ...
  • EBRD Board Directors to visit Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
  • Brokerage giant Charles Schwab dismisses crypto, saying it is ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


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  • Eid truce in Libya shows ceasefire is possible, says UN envoy
  • Peace in Libya only viable through a political process – UN envoy

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Concerns halt partnership between AUM and US university
  • Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Brazil President ...
  • Brazil Rejects $20 Million Fund Offered By The G7 Calling It A ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


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  • Why did Trump's 'judge whisperer' buy a house on the Maine coast?
  • The Secrets of Leonard Leo, the Man Behind Trump's Supreme ...

    Opposition


  • Brexit crisis grows as opposition rejects snap election call
  • Cassola casts doubt on reliability of Gozo tunnel geotechnical survey
  • Government ignores AUM subject in reply to Opposition Leader

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • GDP main aggregates and employment estimates for second ...
  • One private sector project delay lowers 2019 GDP forecast by 0.1%
  • Economy grows at slower pace between April and June
  • GDP rises by €204m over 12-month period
  • Annual GDP growth rate for Q2 2019, lower than last 3 years
  • Deposits with core domestic banks maintain upward trend
  • The Malta Employers Association publishes its proposals for ...
  • GDP main aggregates and employment estimates for second ...
  • One private sector project delay lowers 2019 GDP forecast by 0.1%
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    Investment

  • How Malta is attracting medical cannabis investment and growth
  • EY's Malta Attractiveness event to feature John Simpson and more
  • 'Think twice' before investing in tourist accommodation - hotel ...
  • Malta International Airport plc (MTSE:MIA) Seeing 0.1076 in Sales ...
  • Malta: paving the way for cannabis research and development
  • Malta AI & Blockchain Summit partners with BitAngels Investor ...
  • The Malta Employers Association publishes its proposals for ...
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    Demographics

  • Malta's population has increased by 18.2% since 2011
  • How Malta's population has soared in a decade
  • The Malta Employers Association publishes its proposals for ...
  • Brussels: Population boom largely due to EU citizens
  • 2019 Future Of Malta Automobile Market-Trends, Outlook and ...
  • Maltese-owned gaming company hedging bets
  • Rent sector problems are of the government's own making - Delia
  • Malta's population has increased by 18.2% since 2011
  • How Malta's population has soared in a decade
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    Export/Import

  • Malta continues to grow at more than three times the EU average
  • 2019 Future Of Malta Automobile Market-Trends, Outlook and ...
  • How Malta is attracting medical cannabis investment and growth
  • Exporters explore non-traditional markets, eye growth
  • Australia's economy hits a 10-year low
  • GDP main aggregates and employment estimates for second ...
  • Tourists' Brexit nightmare will raise price of Malta holiday by £225
  • GDP rises by €204m over 12-month period
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    Public Spending

  • Budget to be presented mid-October, priority areas announced
  • Malta says expects to maintain budget surplus, strong growth in 2019
  • REITs: asset classes and activity comparisons
  • Fitch affirms Malta at 'A+' rating - outlook stable
  • Malta: Budget 2015: Highlights And Opportunities
  • Balzan Claims Independence From MaltaToday Newsroom As PR ...
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
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    Public Debt

  • Malta's debt has increased by €1.6 billion – PD
  • Malta salaries edging close to EU average as DBRS confirms A rating
  • A €5.8bn national debt – how did we get here?
  • Moody's upgrades Malta's rating for first time in 11 years
  • Moody's upgrade continues to underline the sustainability of Malta's ...
  • DBRS confirms Malta's A credit rating
  • Malta is Eurozone's Fastest Growing Economy During the First Half ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2018-12-07Malta GDP Growth Rate YoY Q3
    2018-12-05Malta Balance of Trade OCT
    2018-12-05Malta Retail Sales YoY OCT
    2018-12-05Malta Retail Sales MoM OCT
    2018-08-06Malta Industrial Production YoY JUN
    2018-07-30Malta Business Confidence JUL
    2018-07-30Malta Consumer Confidence JUL
    2018-07-26Malta PPI YoY JUN
    2018-07-18Malta Inflation Rate YoY JUN
    2018-07-10Malta Balance of Trade MAY
    2018-06-28Malta Business Confidence JUN
    2018-06-28Malta Consumer Confidence JUN
    2018-06-28Malta Unemployment Rate Q1
    2018-06-26Malta PPI YoY MAY
    2018-06-11Malta Balance of Trade APR