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The National Book Council would like to announce that, following a series of debates and a Public Consultation Meeting with interested parties back in January of 2014, the much awaited Public Lending...Read More >>

  • No stolen manuscripts from Libya were found at Customs of Malta

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 10:45

    The Department of Customs of Malta is denying rumours which are circulating in the local and international media in which it was being said that a Quran, ancient books and stolen manuscripts, which are part of the heritage of Libya, were found in a suitcase which was...
  • € 2.5M EU Funded Research Project to strengthen Breast Cancer risk surveillance

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 09:14

    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 assessing risks in Breast Cancer.
  • 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...