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The articles hereunder form part of a content series called Ewropej. This is a multi-newsroom initiative part-funded by the European Parliament to bring the work of the EP closer to the citizens of Malta and keep them informed about matters that affect their daily lives. These articles reflect only the authors’ views. The European Parliament is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information these articles contain.

MEPs lead the charge on Openlux tax transparency battle
Luxembourg dismisses accusations of rampant tax avoidance, insists the country respects all applicable European and International rules and standards in terms of tax...
Sant calls out Big Pharma on COVID vaccine, says patent rights should be abolished
Labour MEP Alfred Sant says current COVID-19 vaccination strategy dominated by a small group of sellers would not work in the long run
Fidesz MEPs in European Parliament might be suspended from the EPP Group
New rules of procedure should find a large majority in the group 
[WATCH] COVID-19: MEPs and pharma CEOs discuss ways to increase vaccine rollout
CEOs and representatives of pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca, Moderna, CureVac, Novavax, Pfizer and Sanofi, were challenged by MEPs to remove barriers to faster manufacture...
European Parliament awards Lockdown Festival Malta Citizen’s Prize
Lockdown Festival Malta awarded the Citizen's Prize after connecting local artists to others abroad and creating a sense of community when the COVID-19 pandemic hit
MEPs call for ‘safe tourism’ in bid not to repeat COVID errors of 2020
MEPs want EU criteria for safe and clean tourism, including a common vaccination certificate, should be a part of a new EU strategy on sustainable tourism


Casa hits back at Agius Saliba over €90 billion European Social Fund vote

Nationalist MEP and rapporteur on European Social Fund reacts to Labour MEP statement

Nationalist MEP and rapporteur on European Social Fund...

Tax transparency: MEPs mount renewed challenge over Openlux exposé

OpenLux: ‘EU transparency rules have revealed true scale of scandal, now...

OpenLux: ‘EU transparency rules have revealed true...

Agius Saliba pushes for more  funds on COVID relief, hits out at Casa vote

Employment Committee vote in European Parliament secures more funding on flagship programmes for youths, children, women, workers, health, climate, just...

Employment Committee vote in European Parliament secures...

European Parliament report calls for harmonisation of stricter due diligence requirements

Due diligence would help protect consumer interests by ensuring the quality and reliability of products, the EP's Committee for Legal Affairs says

Due diligence would help protect consumer interests by...

Not just Poland: Dalli called to reflect on Malta abortion ban

Helena Dalli called to also focus on Malta’s abortion ban,...

Helena Dalli called to also focus on Malta’s...

Cyrus Engerer to lead negotiations in EU resolution on LGBTIQ rights

The resolution follows major backlash surrounding controversy in Poland and...

The resolution follows major backlash surrounding...

IMF chief warns against premature withdrawal of economic support policies

IMF chief Kristalina Georgeva tells European Parliament event that fiscal policies supporting the post-pandemic recovery should be accompanied by reforms to...

IMF chief Kristalina Georgeva tells European Parliament...

Bartolo calls for more concrete EU engagement in Libya to support economic recovery

Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo participated in the Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo...

Metsola in MEP delegation investigating Frontex violation of fundamental rights

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola forms part of a European Parliament investigation into allegations that Frontex violated fundamental rights

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola forms part of a European...

MEP’s social media findings show glaring privacy and addiction concerns among young users

Survey by Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba on digital rights finds young are frequent users of social media but they are not fully aware of the means that are...

Survey by Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba on digital...

Mid-March timeline for European approval of single-shot Janssen COVID-19 vaccine

Janssen-Cilag, an offshoot of Johnson and Johnson, has applied with the European Medicines Agency for authorisation of its COVID-19 vaccine

Janssen-Cilag, an offshoot of Johnson and Johnson, has...

The new European Bauhaus: recognising the opportunity | Cyrus Engerer

We can match the way in which the ecosystems around us live, with the way that...

We can match the way in which the ecosystems around us...

Labour MEP wants more flexible EU state aid rules tailored for small islands

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar says the natural disadvantages of small islands should be recognised with a more flexible long-term strategy in state aid rules

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar says the natural disadvantages...

Malta Chamber of SMEs wins European Civil Solidarity prize for project that supported businesses during pandemic

The Malta Chamber of SMEs wins the European Economic and Social Committee Civil Solidarity prize for the support it gave small and businesses during the...

The Malta Chamber of SMEs wins the European Economic and...

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