Beyond the budget: we must move from growth at all costs, to prosperity | Steve Ellul
We hear a lot about sustainability and the new green economy, but what this really means is that we need to ensure that our industries are all geared towards generating economic...
[WATCH] Abela gloats over Labour budget, tears into PN pre-budget document
Prime Minister Robert Abela delivers his budget speech replica in the House  
[WATCH] Bernard Grech: Government failed to address today’s realities

Opposition leader Bernard Grech says ‘cosmetic budget’ did not address traffic, environmental pollution and cost-of-living

Opposition leader Bernard Grech says ‘cosmetic...

Red flag, red bag: Comrade Clyde rediscovers the S-word

Since the 1990s Labour has been reluctant to flaunt its socialist credentials...

Since the 1990s Labour has been reluctant to flaunt its...

Greens: budget does not address long-term challenges

Budget 2023 a lost opportunity to address climate change and low incomes,...

Budget 2023 a lost opportunity to address climate change...

Budget 2023’s ups and downs: Golden passport sales, alcohol and the hefty energy spend

We’ve sized up some of the obvious and not so obvious income and expenditure items in Budget 2023 to understand what will change or remain the same

We’ve sized up some of the obvious and not so obvious...

Muscat on Budget: people should be shown ‘real’ energy bill to appreciate state subsidy

Former PM hails no-pain budget and thinks families and businesses should be shown extent of government cushioning of their energy bills

Former PM hails no-pain budget and thinks families and...

Government to start work on national strategy for migrant labour

The government will launch a consultation process to build a national policy...

The government will launch a consultation process to build...

Income tax reduction put off because of international developments

The government remains committed to introducing an income tax cut when the time...

The government remains committed to introducing an income...

Oncology care to be provided at primary level

A number of new health services will also be introduced in 2023, including...

A number of new health services will also be introduced in...

New agency to implement €700 million open space pledge

The Finance Minister has announced the setting up of a new agency aimed at...

The Finance Minister has announced the setting up of a new...

Children’s allowance up by €90

€10,000 grant over ten years for first-time buyers who acquire a property with a value which does not exceed €500,000

€10,000 grant over ten years for first-time buyers who...

Visa programme to be reviewed

The government will start a review into residence programmes such as Malta’s global residence programme, which extends ‘golden visas’ to...

The government will start a review into residence...

Traffic woes: Budget suggests 9am start for unspecified transportation services

Decreasing the number of vehicles on the road at rush hour might require certain cars not to be out on the road before 9am

Decreasing the number of vehicles on the road at rush hour...

Budget 2023: What's in it for you?

Here's our overview of the major measures announced in Clyde Caruana's Budget speech

Here's our overview of the major measures announced in...

A social budget nonetheless | Michael Falzon

To those who doubted that the current international turbulence shall in anyway...

To those who doubted that the current international...

Robert Abela: Malta’s debt will remain sustainable at 60% of GDP despite energy subsidies

Prime Minister says Malta's debt-to-GDP ratio will remain around 60% despite hefty energy subsidies

Prime Minister says Malta's debt-to-GDP ratio will...

Government has no long-term plan, Bernard Grech says on Budget

Grech says the Budget failed to address quality of life and did little to...

Grech says the Budget failed to address quality of life and...

Debt levels to remain within EU threshold until 2025

Slower GDP growth estimated in coming years as inflation bites

Slower GDP growth estimated in coming years as inflation...

First reactions to Budget 2023: unions and employers with nuanced views

Unions, employers and third parties have their say on the Budget 2023 measures

Unions, employers and third parties have their say on the...

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