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  • PBS achieves National Gender Equality Mark Award

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 15:38

    PBS is the first local Broadcasting Station to achieve certification of this prestigious milestone awarded by the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE) confirming PBS’s social corporate responsibilities and high governance standards within its...
  • Geo-engineering: GAIA calls upon MEP candidates

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 15:26

    In the wake of this very important development, GAIA calls upon all MEP candidates to endorse and support the Parliament’s decision, and calls on the public to pursue the matter with its European Parliament representatives. On the eve of the EU parliamentary elections...
  • Civil Union Bill: Statement by the Bishops

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:31

    With the Maltese Parliament having approved the law regulating civil unions and adoptions by same-sex couples, while wishing that the discussion continues with due respect to every person, irrespective of his/her sexual orientation and choices made, we as Bishops of...
  • An increase of 10% of people who crossed between Malta and Gozo

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:24

    Only 4 months passed and at least 895,824 people have crossed between Malta and Gozo. This means that an increase of 10% when compared to the same period in 2013. This increase appears to be the result of a number of activities which were held in Gozo, several...
  • Two accidents only minutes apart

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 09:21

    Two traffic accidents in Imrieħel occurred only a few minutes apart. One of the accidents was near the factory Consolidating Biscuits while the other one near the station. It seems that in one of the accidents, a vehicle has overturned several times. The police are on...
  • Malta votes for civil unions, non-discrimination for transgender individuals, mutual recognition

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 08:15

    On Monday evening, the Parliament of Malta voted to allow same-sex couples to enter civil unions and adopt children; amend the constitution to forbid discrimination against transgender people; and ensure same-sex marriages conducted abroad would be recognised Civil...
  • The Civil Unions Act – a landmark for Equality in Malta

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 08:00

    The final approval by the House of Representatives of the law introducing civil unions between two persons of the same or of different sex in Malta is a landmark for Equality that is welcomed by the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE). The 14th...
  • Somali man jailed for 18-months

    Date: Wed, 16/04/2014 - 14:53

    Omar Osman, 35 from Somalia resident in Valletta, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after he admitted to stealing from a yacht. The incident took place on 8th April 02:30hr and 03:45hr, when her stole several items from the yacht La Ayazula for the expense Husnibay...
  • ‘Is-Sedja Titkellem – A Collection of Rulings Delivered by the Chair

    Date: Wed, 16/04/2014 - 14:05

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Hon. Dr Anġlu Farrugia, has this morning launched a publication comprising a number of rulings given by him and the Deputy Speaker throughout the past twelve months following the opening of the 12th Parliament in April...
  • MEP Roberta Metsola - PN will support Juncker as European Commission President

    Date: Wed, 16/04/2014 - 12:53

    Roberta Metsola, Maltese Member of the European Parliament, reiterated that the Partit Nazzjonalista will back the candidature of Jean-Claude Juncker for European Commission President. Mr Juncker a former long serving Prime Minister of Luxembourg is the European...