Tag: Malta

97 asylum seekers rescued by AFM

The asylum seekers were brought in by the AFM on Sunday.

World’s Eye View on Malta

The Guardian, BBC, and Politico report

Over 50 children are waiting for a foster home

On the International Children’s Day, the FSWS announced that it is working on the establishment of two news agencies that cater to children.

Asylum applications placing high pressure on small EU countries – EASO

According to data published by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) more than half a million asylum applications have been lodged in the EU during the first nine months of 2019.

JRS receive funds from US administration

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Malta has received €25,000 donation from the Julia Taft Refugee Fund. This fund is administered by the US administration.US...

Six months for travelling with fake documents

Three migrants have been sentenced to six months in jail. They have been found to be in breach of the law when they...

EU forecasts strong economic growth for Malta

The EU’s economic forecast for Malta is the highest for 2020. In the Autumn Forecast 2019 report, the EU Commission expects Malta’s economic growth in 2020 to be at 4.2% and at 3.8% in the following year.

Migrant resettlement from Malta to US has fallen this year –...

The Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela has said that migrant resettlement programme has continued but the number of people being relocated from Malta to...

Gozo Tunnel: Works on drilling and construction are progressing – Borg

The Minister for transport and infrastructure Ian Borg said that the development of a permanent link between Malta and Gozo is an infrastructure investment...

21, homeless, begs for 60c to buy water; ‘I’m speechless and...

A homeless youth begged a passerby for 60c to buy a bottle of water, on Saturday. A man shared the story on...