Last Updated 24 | 10 | 2014 at 17:40


It has just been announced that earlier this afternoon Beppe Fenech Adami left the London hospital where he underwent an operation on Monday to remove a 15cm malignant tumour from his back. Dr Fenech...Read More >>

  • European Council agrees on ambitious CO2 reduction target

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 16:42

    "The target of at least 40% CO2 reduction until 2030 on which the EU heads of states agreed yesterday evening is ambitious and will bring forward international climate negotiations," said Peter Liese, spokesperson for environment of the largest political group in the...
  • Do we need to “assist” dying?

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:59

    The term “assisted dying” is being used more and more in connection with the management of sick elderly patients in hospitals or nursing homes. What does “assisted dying” mean? Many people are scared of dying. They fear that they or their relatives will suffer or that...
  • New Day Centre for the Elderly inaugurated in Gzira

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:56

    The Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing today inagurated and officially opened a new Day Centre for th Elderly in Gżira, after a signed agreement between the Gżira Local Council and the Parliamnetary Secretariat for Rights of...
  • An overview on the current economic situation

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:00

    At the end of a week of events celebrating the SME week 2014, the Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr.Chris Cardona, delivered an opening speech during an event organised by the EU Commission and the Malta Employers’ Association on EU Access to...
  • Malta Chamber meets EESC’s President of the Employers Group

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 14:36

    During a recent visit to Brussels, the Malta Chamber’s delegation held a meeting with the President of the Employers Group (Group 1) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Mr. Jacek Krawczyk at the EESC's premises in Brussels on 16th October. The...
  • Proposals of the Parliamentary working group on Diabetes Mellitus presented to the speaker

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 14:19

    Earlier today, the Chairman of the parliamentary working group on diabetes Godfrey Farrugia together with the Leader of the Opposition Simon Busuttil, presented to the Speaker of the House of Representatives Anġlu Farrugia, the report entitled “Health Choices”.
  • GWU contradicts Tonio Fenech regarding COLA

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 13:32

    With reference to what ex finance minister Tonio Fenech was quoted as saying, the General Workers Union categorically denies that it ever walked out of meetings that were to discuss reform to the COLA mechanism.
  • European Crowdfunding Network President addresses SME Week business seminar on start-ups and crowdfunding

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 13:25

    Oliver Gajda, President of the European Crowdfunding Network, addressed a business seminar yesterday morning. He was speaking at an event organised by the Malta Business Bureau and the Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, as part of the 2014 SME...
  • Sptember - 6,599 people registering to find work

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 12:38

    In September, the number of people who have been registering for work was 6,599, ie 1,020 less people than September of last year. In a statement the National Statistics Office said that this reduction consists in 972 person who were registering under Part I of the...
  • Online Public Consultation on the Draft Climate Action Bill

    Date: Fri, 24/10/2014 - 11:58

    The Ministry for Sustainable Development, The Environment and Climate Change is issuing for public consultation the draft Climate Action Bill. This Bill is being proposed in further recognition of Climate Change as a common concern of mankind and in acknowledgement of...