Tag: Poverty

Those at risk of poverty ‘after social transfers’, rises by 1.5%

The number of Maltese people at risk of poverty after receiving 'social transfers' or benefits, has increased by 1.5% in the decade...

Trio wins economics Nobel for science-based poverty fight

 U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work fighting poverty that...

Church Commission concerned at fuelling racism

The Church’s Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) has expressed its ‘Deep Concern’ by what it describes as ‘an unfortunate choice of words’ in relation...

Over 70% of Maltese over 65s in Part-Time work – NSO

Over 70% of surveyed Maltese over 65s were in part time jobs and over half were still employees in 2018, new National Statistics...

Migrants, refugees, IDPs, victims of trafficking have become emblems of exclusion...

'Migrants, refugees, displaced persons and victims of trafficking have become emblems of exclusion,' Pope Francis said in his message for 2019 World...

Homeless youths who sought shelter from the rain conditionally discharged

Three homeless youths have been conditionally discharged after they broke into an abandoned villa during the storm which hit the islands earlier on this...

MDA, PN want to remove basic obligations imposed on landlords –...

"The Malta Developers Association (MDA) and Partit Nazzjonalista are pushing to remove basic obligations on landlords," 15 non-governmental organisations have claimed on Thursday.In a...

‘Statistics show that the gap is widening’ – Caritas

The figures recently published by the National Statistics Office show that the gap between low-income and high-income earners is widening, Caritas Malta said on...

EU’s response to child poverty: ECA publish audit preview

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has published an audit preview on the EU’s response to child poverty. The full audit report is expected...

Watch: ‘I only have three words – work, work, work’ –...

Partit Laburista leader Joseph Muscat told the youths that he has three words for them 'work, work, work' during Partit Laburista's rally held in...