Last Updated 24 | 10 | 2014 at 09:18


Parliamentary Secretaries Mr Chris Fearne and Dr Ian Borg launched a new research-based project called IMaGenX. This is an Italia-Malta Genome Breast Cancer Cross-Border Risk Surveillance, aimed at...Read More >>

  • No one injured in fire at Solana Hotel

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:55

    Earlier today the Solana Hotel in Mellieha had to be evacuated after there was reports of fire. Members of the Civil Protection unit managed to control the fire promptly while the hotel was evacuated as a precaution. No one was injured during the incident....
  • European Commission asks for more information about the Budget 2015

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:22

    The Ministry for Finance received communication from the European Commission asking for further information related to the Draft Budget 2015 submitted by Malta on 15 October 2014. This procedure is normal practice according to new regulations under the two-pack system...
  • Alfred Sant – “Gozo needs Regional Management”

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:07

    ‘Gozo, an island smaller than Malta, with its own special features and identity, lags behind due to its dual insularity.’ Alfred Sant stated this while he was explaining his reservations about his vote in favour of a motion in the Strasbourg Plenary about the Union’s...
  • Changes to road access at Triq Santa Katerina, Gharghur

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 15:57

    Transport Malta notifies that it is implementing changes in the following roads to ensure better traffic management along Triq Santa Katerina, Gharghur. These changes are now possible due to the closure of the fireworks factory along Triq Santa Katerina. Changes: ·...
  • Mr John Huber elected Director on the EUROCHAMBRES’ Board, Budgetary Committee

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 15:08

    At its General Assembly held in Brussels last week, Mr John A. Huber, a Council member of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, was re-elected Director on the EUROCHAMBRES Board. During the same event, Mr Huber was also elected to form part of the...
  • New Commission offers fresh approach, but over-ambitious portfolio casts shadow

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 14:37

    EuroCommerce congratulates and looks forward to working with the Juncker Commission, which yesterday received the endorsement of the European Parliament. Retailers and wholesalers anticipate that its fresh approach will inject new life into the European project and...
  • Vessel which was in distress off the coast of Malta evacuated

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 13:59

    The Armed Forces of Malta evacuated several persons who found themselves in difficulty early this afternoon in two separate operations. Three (3) crew members from a Maltese registered vessel which was in distress off the coast of Malta have been evacuated early this...
  • New Junction Box Implemented at Triq il-Kosta

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 13:01

    Transport Malta notifies that with immediate effect, a yellow box junction will be implemented at Triq il-Kosta corner with Triq ir-Ramla limits of Naxxar. The Authority is implementing this measure to improve vehicle movements at this junction and enhance road safety...
  • Ukraine: EP sends important political and economic signal of support

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 12:38

    At its plenary session in Strasbourg today, the European Parliament adopted, under the fast-track decision-making procedure, and by a large majority (497 in favour, 78 against, 56 abstentions), the decision to extend the EU autonomous trade preferences for Ukraine to...
  • Positive Eurozone data lifts markets, marginally

    Date: Thu, 23/10/2014 - 12:07

    As the build-up to 3 key events intensifies, namely this weekend’s announcement of the AQR stress tests on European Banks, as well as the forthcoming ECB and US Federal Reserve interest rate setting meetings, daily earnings releases and economic data remain the key...