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“The separate declaration, issued recently by the Maltese Government and the Opposition, in solidarity with the people of Gaza should be now backed by the calling back of the Maltese Ambassador in...Read More >>

  • New Combat uniform for AFM personnel

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 16:43

    As part of the on-going modernisation process of the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM), the Force introduced its new combat uniform to replace the outdated Woodland Camouflage pattern which was used to date. The new combat uniform pattern has been studied and designed to...
  • Doctors to strike on Tuesday

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 15:24

    During a press conference which was held earlier today, the Secretary-General of the Medical Association of Malta (MAM), Dr Martin Balzan, said that as a result of the industrial dispute which was registered, the MAM issued several directives including not issuing any...
  • GRTU discusses administrative burdens on business with Hon. Agius Decelis

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 15:18

    GRTU President and CEO have this week met Hon Anthony Agius Decelis, Commissioner for Simplification and Reduction of Bureaucracy, whom explained Government’s plans in putting in place the promise we have been hearing about for long, red carpet treatment for business.
  • Two-day training seminar by the U.S. Embassy and Malta’s Detention Service

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 14:33

    The U.S. Embassy and Malta’s Detention Service organised a two-day training seminar focused on human rights awareness and requirements between July 30 and 31, 2014. Instructors from the U.S. Defense Institute of International Legal Studies shared their expertise with...
  • Road Closures this weekend

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 13:29

    Triq Manuel Dimech, Sliema 3rd August 2014 Transport Malta notifies that due to the dismantling of a tower crane, Triq Manuel Dimech will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday 3rd August 2014, between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. All vehicles coming from Triq ix-Xatt will...
  • 18-year old boy falls off building in a construction site

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 13:04

    UPDATE: The 18-year old boy who earlier today fell from a 3-story high building while working at a construction site in Birkirkara has passed away in hospital. Earlier: An 18-year old Syrian boy is currently in a critical condition and in danger of loss of life after...
  • Parliamentary Secretary cooks at One TV's kitchen to promote local produce

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 11:10

    Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes will appear in a day time magazine show on One TV on Monday.  Galdes will be joining in the kitchen, cooking a local pork dish using loin, Maltese sausage and smoked bacon in an initiative to promote local food and agricultural...
  • Ratification of the Istanbul Convention

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 11:02

    The Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) comes into force as from today. Malta, together with 13 other countries, has ratified the Convention which binds the government to implement measures,...
  • "Rizzo had not concluded his investigation"

    Date: Fri, 01/08/2014 - 09:26

    John Dalli's statement  In the evidence that John Rizzo gave in the privileges committee today a new interesting point was revealed. Rizzo had not yet finalised his investigation as he needed to interview me again.  This he did not do even if he had all the time in the...
  • NGOs request Environment Minister to promote extension of protected area near White Rocks

    Date: Thu, 31/07/2014 - 15:37

    Din l-Art Helwa and Nature Trust Malta have written to the Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development Leo Brincat, requesting him to promote and initiate any required ecological studies on the area indicated as Zone 2 in the 1995 White Rocks Development...