Daily Archives: September 17, 2020

THE MINISTRY WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER The strong voice of young people is the next natural step towards a strong and open social dialogue – Carmelo Abela

The strong voice of young people is the next natural step towards a strong and open social dialogue – this is the vision of Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister, responsible for social dialogue, Carmelo Abela. He stated that he would like t…

WHO Warns Coronavirus Spreading Again in Europe at ‘Alarming Rates’

The World Health Organization warned Thursday that the coronavirus has started to spread again across Europe at “alarming rates” and should serve as a “wake-up” call to European governments.The European head of WHO, Dr. Hans Kluge, said during a virtua…

THE MINISTRY FOR SOCIAL ACCOMMODATION: Government of Malta praised for work being carried out in the housing sector

The policy that our country is adopting in the field of housing was praised during a conference organised by the Ministry for Social Accommodation and the United Nations entitled Towards Sustainable Homes and Neighbourhoods in the Mediterranean Region:…

THE MINISTRY FOR TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS AND THE MINISTRY FOR GOZO

Not only has the government not discarded the Fast Ferry pledge as proposed; to the contrary, a call is currently open for more extensive serviceThe change in policy in this regard was to issue a commercial call instead of one integrated with the publi…

US Unemployment Benefit Claims Dip Slightly

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that 860,000 workers filed for unemployment compensation last week, a slight improvement from the week before but an indication that the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the Ameri…

THE MINISTRY FOR THE ECONOMY, INVESTMENT AND SMALL BUSINESSES The €20 blue voucher can already be used in the arts and culture sectors

Whilst the government recognises the positive feedback from various economic sectors with regards to the €100 voucher initiative aimed at regenerating economic activity for everyone; all recommendations put forward with regard to this measure are being…