Tag: Silvio Schembri

Fewer than 200 registered as family businesses

Minister Silvio Schembri said that the Family business register holds 188 firms which will benefit from further support towards family business. Statistics published by the NSO in May this year shows that the number of registered businesses in Malta is in excess of 123,600. The vast majority of these are micro businesses which employ up to 9 employees.

€470m to expand Malta’s industrial infrastructure

Details of a €470 million programme of investment in industrial infrastructure were formally unveiled by the government on Thursday.

Caruana chides PN for ‘superficial’ economic policy

Labour MP Clyde Caruana, who also heads Prime Minister Robert Abela’s secretariat, criticised what he saw as a superficial economic vision being employed by the Nationalist Party in opposition.

Standards Commissioner asked to look into Schembri’s ‘explicitly partisan’ press release

Commissioner for Standards in Public Life George Hyzler has been asked to look into a press release the Economy Ministry published on the Malta Business Registry’s decision to remove 10,000 dormant companies from its register for explicitly partisan content in a medium that should be impartial.

Increase in foreign investment in 2020 – Minister Schembri

FDI increased from 32 to 35 companies

Start-up finance scheme amended

Start-ups may benefit from up to €400,000 in working capital through an amended Start-up Finance Scheme, Economy Minister Silvio Schembri confirmed.

PN leadership debate confirms lack of real choice, PL insists

The debate between the two candidates in the upcoming Nationalist Party leadership election only confirmed that there was no real choice between the two, the Labour Party is insisting.

Businesses to be refunded up to half of their July-September electricity...

A total budget of €35 million has been allocated to the Electricity Refund Bill Scheme, through which over 16,000 businesses may benefit from a refund of up to 50% of their electricity bills between July and September.

Malta MedAir launches its own scheduled flights

Government-owned airline Malta MedAir has performed its first scheduled flight with its own aircraft this weekend, amid plans to expand its operations.

Watch: Where was Muscat when Caruana Galizia was assassinated?

A timestamp on a video footage of then Prime Minister Joseph Muscat shows that at the time Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated, Muscat was in Sliema fielding questions from the press.