Malta

Malta Continues Blockchain Push As National Company Registry Signs Up

The announcement was made by one of the country’s leading blockchain advocates, Silvio Schembri, who is the Parliamentary Secretary for…

“We Don’t Have the Luxury Not to Talk About Migration” – Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion

As former Maltese Prime Minister, Dom Mintoff, once asserted: “There can be no security and peace in Europe if there…

Rising Temperatures and Heated Rhetoric on Malta as Election Day Nears

With less than two weeks until European Parliament elections, tensions are running high in Malta. As the EU’s smallest and…

Trying to Balance Nationalist And Anti-Migrant Tensions, The EU Floats a Compromise on Operation Sophia – But at What Cost?

The EU will soon cease the maritime patrols that rescued thousands of migrants, attempting the perilous crossing from North Africa…

As Malta’s Economy Thrives, Unemployment Drops, And Wages Rise – Slowly

An IMF report released recently, noted Malta’s improvements in the banking sector, along with its booming economy – all good…

Cyberattacks and crypto concerns pose challenges for Malta’s tech future

Less than a week before the February cyber-attack that crippled Malta’s Bank of Valletta (BOV), the nation’s largest bank, the…

Analysis: This Year’s European Parliament Elections Can Reshape The EU

The European Parliament is holding elections in May. However, the normally staid procedure is of outsized importance this year, in…

Malta’s Economic Boom And The Resulting Influx of Foreign Workers is Creating a Housing Shortage

Malta has continued to show its economic strength, as real GDP grew by 7.5% during the third quarter of 2018,…

Analysis: What Happened At the 5th South EU Summit and Why Does It Matter? (Part I)

The regional gathering, that was launched in Athens in September, 2016, has developed into a perennial meeting amongst Southern European…

Pipeline or Lifeline? Malta’s “Gas Isolation” to End With a 159 km Pipeline to Italy

Malta’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced at the Organization for Security and Co-operation, in Europe’s 2018 Mediterranean Conference, that the…
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