72-year-old woman is the 46th victim of COVID-19

 - COVID-19 - Oct 20 SHARE ON:

The Health Ministry has announced the death of a 72-year-old woman as a result of contracting COVID-19.

She was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital on the 13th of October and tested positive for COVID-19 on the 15th, where she was treated up until this morning. 

The woman is reported to have had underlying health issues and is the 46th victim of COVID-19.


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Budget 2021 ‘best in country’s history’, Prime Minister says

 - Budget 2021 - Oct 20 SHARE ON:

Contrary to the belief of PN leader Bernard Grech who stated that this budget ‘ignores tomorrow’, Prime Minister Robert Abela claimed the this budget is the best one in Malta’s history.

Abela highlighted how the 2021 Budget allocates more expenditure to all sectors.

He went on to compare this budget with previous ones made by the Nationalist party, where the 2021 Budget contains no taxation despite the financial urgency brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Budget ‘ignores tomorrow’, PN leader says

 - Budget 2021 - Oct 20 SHARE ON:

In his first reaction speech broadcasted on Facebook, newly-elected PN Leader Bernard Grech stated that while certain measures were appropriate for the current landscape, the budget as a whole lacks investment in the future.

Grech highlighted the lack of information on the health and tourism sectors whilst also mentioning the inexistent tackling of water and electricity bills in light in light of the recently-exposed Electrogas corruption deal.

He ultimately stated that the PN would succeed where the current Labour government has failed.


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Free internet access for one year to post-secondary students

 - Budget 2021 - Oct 19 SHARE ON:

As part of a national academic strategy, of which the ultimate aim is to gradually reduce early school leavers, the Government will be granting a one year free internet access to post-secondary students whilst also regulating online education with the National Commission for Higher Education.

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