Last Updated 20 | 08 | 2014 at 16:36

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Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Chris Fearne, took action following complaints which were forwarded with regards to food provided at Mater Dei as he made an unexpected visit this morning. The aim...Read More >>

  • Higher cargo handling charges will make Malta less competitive

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 16:22

    The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry expresses its concern and disappointment following news that the Valletta Gateway Terminal (VGT), has decided to increase cargo handling charges applicable as from 1st September 2014.
  • A piece of Everest in the Banif Boardroom

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 16:06

    “Respect was the key to our successful team endeavour” said a passionate Douglas Barbaro Sant, as the Everest14 team shared anecdotes, trials and joys with Banif Bank’s Executive Committee. The team of four mates, that last May successfully summited Everest from the...
  • KRS weekly Competition Week 13

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 15:18

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  • 2,400 children benefit from free Childcare

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 14:06

    Around 2,400 children are using the Childcare free service which was lauched by the Government in April this year. The Labour Government explained how all the family is benefitting from this service, where it is providing women and men alike the opportunity to return...
  • Lightning strikes close to the Maltese Islands

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 13:03

    The Physical Oceanography Unit of the Faculty of Science within the University of Malta has recently teamed up with the atmospheric research group of nowcast GmbH, closely associated with the University of Munich, to form part of a European Lightning Network (LINET)....
  • Some 500 grants awaiting car owners to switch to LPG

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 12:48

    Some 500 owners can still convert their vehicle to autogas, have their fuel costs reduced, and also apply for the government grant scheme in this regard. Already around 200 petrol car owners have benefited from this scheme which closes at the end of 2014 or earlier if...
  • MHRA – “No tokens please, all we want is reliable energy supply at the right cost and conditions”

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:55

    Reference is made to Government’s communication that it will be issuing nominal tokens to households who experienced a blackout for over 12 hours last week.
  • Transport Malta rebukes Valletta Gateway Terminal’s Unilateral Decision to Raise Handling Charges

    Date: Wed, 20/08/2014 - 08:45

    Transport Malta has strongly rebutted Valletta Gateway Terminal’s (VGT) unilateral decision to raise port handling charges, technically known as Terminal Operator Charges (TOC). VGT issued a Public Notice to its customers on 14th August stating that the new rates will...
  • Priest accused of abusing minors granted bail

    Date: Tue, 19/08/2014 - 16:28

    A young priest was granted bail against a personal guarantee and deposit after he was brought before the Court of Gozo accused of abuse of minors over several months. The priest was also ordered to not visit any locations where the victims are based in order to not...
  • Editorial: Malta - Soon to allow abortion?

    Date: Tue, 19/08/2014 - 16:07

    Malta as a Catholic country is known that the people are believed to embrace its genuine beliefs and culture. While abortion has not yet been adopted in Malta, the idea of allowing abortion to come into place under certain circumstances seems to be growing rapidly....