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  • Valletta terminus project lacks good governance

    Date: Sun, 02/06/2013 - 07:00

    Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar (FAA) welcomed the latest plans for the Valletta bus terminus upgrade no longer include changes to the Tritons Fountain. This fountain is the work of Vincent Apap, one of Malta’s leading sculptors, and its Grade 1 protection stipulates that...
  • Global Residence Programme launched

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 16:50

    The Global Residence Programme, through which people who buy high value property and who pay taxes would be able to benefit from a residence permit in Malta, was launched by Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth, Dr Edward Zammit Lewis.
  • May 2013 temperatures warmer than the norm

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 15:58

    The weather during May 2013 was warmer and windier than the norm, which included four days of heavy dust haze. In a report issued by the MIA MetOffice, it said that last month’s average air temperature of 20.5°C exceeded the climate norm of 19.1°C by 1.4°C. The...
  • Man accused of drug possession, trafficking

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 14:49

    Christopher Bartolo, 31, from Fontana, Gozo was accused of being in possession of cannabis which was not for his personal use, and of drug trafficking. He was also accused of relapsing following a previous court sentence. Bartolo pleaded not guilty and was sent to the...
  • Man jailed for two years for theft

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 13:32

    A 19-year-old man from Serbia who lives in St Paul’s Bay was given a two year jail sentence suspended for four years after he was found guilty to stealing from a residence. Zoran Korac was accused of stealing from a house in Swieqi between May 17 and 19, 2013. The...
  • Man accused of seriously injuring a man

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 13:24

    A 26-year-old man from Eritrea was arrested for grievously injuring a foreign man. Medhane Ghebremedhin who resides in Malta was accused of this, with the incident heppened on December 5, 2012, in Hal Far. He was also found to be relapsing. He pleaded not guilty and...
  • New tornado hits Oklahoma City

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 11:52

    At least five people including a mother and her baby died when a tornado hit the US state of Oklahoma. This new incident happened close to the suburb of Moore which was hit by another tornado two weeks ago leaving 24 people dead. A state of emergency was declared in...
  • Europe for Gozo: making the best out of EU funds

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 11:01

    Participants in a debate on the representation of Gozo at EU level spoke about the need to tap into EU funds to make the most of Gozo’s unique characteristics, offer the best possible service to visitors and improve the island’s attractiveness as a place to do business
  • Xarabank collects €466,436 for Mission Fund

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 10:44

    Xarabank collected €466,436 for the Mission Fund, yesterday, together with an individual who gave €100,000 in order to build wells for clean water in countries in which the Mission Fund works in.
  • Family Businesses should not be underestimated – Chris Cardona

    Date: Sat, 01/06/2013 - 10:10

    Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Chris Cardona addressed the BOV-PWC Family Business Forum, yesterday, saying that family businesses should never be underestimated as they contribute to society and to the economy