Tag: Malta

Commission approves €11.5 million Maltese scheme to support investments in the production of #Coronavirus products

Commission approves €11.5 million Maltese scheme to support investments in the production of #Coronavirus products

| May 14, 2020

The European Commission has approved a Maltese aid scheme of €11.5 million to support investments in the production of products that are relevant to the coronavirus outbreak, including vaccines, ventilators and personal protective equipment. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April and 8 May […]

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Commission approves €215 million Maltese employment aid scheme to support sectors affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €215 million Maltese employment aid scheme to support sectors affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| April 27, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €215 million Maltese wage subsidies scheme to support companies operating in the sectors affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020.  The scheme will be accessible to companies of all […]

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Commission approves €350 million #Malta guarantee scheme to support economy in #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €350 million #Malta guarantee scheme to support economy in #Coronavirus outbreak

| April 6, 2020

The European Commission has approved a Maltese state aid scheme to support the economy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework to support the economy in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. Malta notified to the Commission under the Temporary Framework a guarantee scheme for working capital […]

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How #Malta carved its niche in the entertainment market

How #Malta carved its niche in the entertainment market

| December 27, 2019

The island nation of Malta is a mere speck in the Mediterranean Sea, dwarfed by nearby Sicily and so small that it is often overlooked on a map of Europe. Yet this tiny 316km2 of honey-coloured limestone has established itself as a global hub for iGaming, fintech, blockchain and more in its self-described digital economy. […]

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#DaphneCaruanaGailizia – European Parliament agrees to new prize for investigative journalism

#DaphneCaruanaGailizia – European Parliament agrees to new prize for investigative journalism

| December 17, 2019

The Bureau of the European Parliament on 16 December decided to create a prize for investigative journalism named after the murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia (pictured). MEPs supported the creation of a prize in 2019 in their resolution of 15 November 2017 on the Rule of Law in Malta. The decision comes as court proceedings in […]

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#Malta – MEPs conclude fact-finding visit to assess #CaruanaGalizia murder inquiry

#Malta – MEPs conclude fact-finding visit to assess #CaruanaGalizia murder inquiry

| December 5, 2019

Following recent developments in the investigation into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia (pictured) in 2017, MEPs visited Malta between 3-4 December to take stock of the situation on the ground. The delegation of MEPs, led by Sophie in ‘t Veld (Renew Europe, NL), met the Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat and other government members, the […]

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First #JunckerPlan project in #Malta brings broadband to 70,000 homes

First #JunckerPlan project in #Malta brings broadband to 70,000 homes

| November 29, 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €28 million loan to Maltese telecommunications provider GO p.l.c. to extend and improve its broadband network. The EIB loan is backed by the Juncker Plan’s European Fund for Strategic Investments, and it is the first project entirely located in Malta to benefit from the EFSI guarantee. GO […]

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