Last Updated 21 | 12 | 2014 at 16:23

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While we can understand that the policy to introduce low cost services has become an important factor in the operation of many legacy and low cost airlines, yet, Malta Tourism Society does feel that...Read More >>

  • Malta Tourism Authority supports ‘Milied f’Ghawdex’

    Date: Sun, 21/12/2014 - 11:55

    The Malta Tourism Authority has provided its full support to the wide array of activities currently being organized for the 2014 edition of Milied f’Ghawdex. This was the first year where all the activities were planned by one committee, where Gozo is being promoted as...
  • Current open space safeguarded for public enjoyment

    Date: Sun, 21/12/2014 - 11:43

    The MEPA Board earlier today unanimously approved planning permission for a development project to be carried out at the Il-Pjazzetta site in Sliema. The approved project will include the retention and restoration of an existing Grade 2 scheduled façade, known as the ‘...
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulates USA and Cuba

    Date: Sun, 21/12/2014 - 11:12

    The Ministry for Foreign Affairs, on behalf of the Government of Malta, congratulates the United States of America and Cuba on their announcement to start the normalisation of their bilateral relations after more than 50 years of estrangement. The initiative to re-...
  • UoM speaks out

    Date: Sun, 21/12/2014 - 11:05

    Following reports in the press regarding comments made by the National Audit Office (NAO) in its Annual Report 2013, the University of Malta wishes to clarify that it is not facing a cash-flow crisis, and that its state of finance is stable and healthy despite the...
  • Barrakka Lift, Public Transport and Floriana Park & Ride Special Services

    Date: Sun, 21/12/2014 - 10:55

    Transport Malta notifies that during the Christmas and New Year festivities, the following special services will be provided: * Barrakka Lift service Wednesday 24th December 2014 service will be extended to 02:00hrs of Thursday 25th December Wednesday 31st December...
  • Gudon, 18, still not buried

    Date: Sun, 21/12/2014 - 10:39

    Young migrant Gudon Abdullahi Hassan, 18, a Somali citizen died 6th December 2014 after falling from a fourth floor in Marsascala Village. Police and Health departments are still investigating what caused her death.
  • Autobuses de León awarded the contract to operate Malta and Gozo scheduled bus services

    Date: Sat, 20/12/2014 - 16:36

    Autobuses de León (ALESA) welcomes today’s announcement by Transport Malta (TM) to award ALESA the contract to operate Malta and Gozo Scheduled bus services. This new contract will commence on January 2015. HIGHLIGHTS • New Network – implementation of new routes over...
  • Strong effort by the Ministry of Education in favour of teaching English, and against absenteism in government schools

    Date: Sat, 20/12/2014 - 16:02

    During this school year the Minister of Education launched several new measures in education including co-ed in some secondary schools, tablets pilot project, and new measures against truancy . In the effort to reduce absenteeism, the government issued new rules in...
  • Parliamentary officials donate blood

    Date: Sat, 20/12/2014 - 15:21

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Anglu Farrugia, was present for the blood donation made by a number of officials working in the Parliament of Malta yesterday, 19 December, when they visited the Centre for Blood Donation in Gwardamangia.
  • Christmas presents for the elderly in Malta and Gozo

    Date: Sat, 20/12/2014 - 14:45

    The Parliamentary Secretariat for Rights of Active Ageing  and  People with  a Disability is distributing gifts to elderly residents in nursing homes in Malta and Gozo. Yesterday, Parliamentary Secretary Justyne Caruana visited the Residence Sant Anna, the Male...