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Britannia is Air Malta’s top travel agent for 2013/2014. The travel agency was presented with this award during a recent event in the presence of the local Travel Trade. This event was not only an...Read More >>

  • NBC book donation to Valletta Primary, San Ġorġ Preca College

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 16:40

    In the presence of the Headmaster Mr. Bernard Riolo, the San Ġorġ Preca College Principal Mr. James Camilleri and several teachers from the school, the National Book Council's executive chairman Mr. Mark Camilleri and secretary Mr. Joseph Debattista donated a...
  • Project aims to put Malta at the forefront of research in open sea floating solar panels

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 15:55

    The aim of the SolAqua project is to study and test the technical and financial feasibility of floating solar panels. This innovative project is led by Prof. Luciano Mule’ Stagno of the Institute for Sustainable Energy at the University of Malta, while the industrial...
  • Cancellations of operations in MDH

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 15:45

    The major issues which are leading to a substantial number of cancellations of operations in Mater Dei Hospital is not only a matter of nurses’ shortage as was said in Parliament, yesterday, by the Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Mr. Fearne.
  • European Parliament rejects unconditional recognition of Palestine

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 14:47

    The EPP Group welcomes that the European Parliament today supported a Resolution on the recognition of a Palestinian statehood and the two-state solution but it must go "hand in hand" with the development of the peace talks. "With this vote, the European Parliament has...
  • HSBC Catch the Drop proposal submission deadline is 19 December

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 14:38

    Schools and communities submitting proposals for the HSBC Malta Water Programme – Catch the Drop have until 19 December to share their projects for scholastic year 2014-15, programme officials announced during a visit at Ghaxaq Primary School.  Owing to immense...
  • Festive Funds Raised at the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 14:24

    Over the past couple of weeks, the Corinthia Palace’s Perfect Christmas Gift Fair and Lighting Ceremony have, together, helped raise €6,398 for Beyond the Moon; and €206 for l-Istrina. All proceeds from the Perfect Christmas Gift Fair, which took place on 29th and 30th...
  • MEP Mizzi calls on the EU leaders to rapidly implement Juncker's investment Plan

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 14:02

    Europe is in dire need of finding new ways to re-launch its economic potential. During a debate in the European Parliament on the preparation of the European Summit meeting, MEP Marlene Mizzi said, that the investment in the economy is a crucial component in prompting...
  • Road Works at Triq il-Wied – Birkirkara

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 13:56

    Transport Malta notifies all scheduled works were completed last night. Triq il-Wied B’Kara is now open for vehicular traffic.  
  • MBB welcomes €15 million boost for private sector

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 13:36

    The European Commission has approved Malta’s EU Operational Programme for the SME Initiative for the period 2014-2020. The Maltese authorities have ring fenced €15 million of the 2014-2020 programming period funding which will benefit from an estimated leveraging...
  • The Palace gets eco-certified

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 13:15

    The Malta Tourism Authority has awarded The Palace the Eco-Certification for its commitment to enhance its environmental responsibility. Eco-certification is given to hotels that implement environmental and socio-economic policies throughout their hotel premises. Such...