• Malta’s energy renaissance - Daniel Azzopardi

    Energy is the foundation stone of the ‘European Project’. This may come across as a bold statement but what we know today as the EU was originally set in motion by putting the two main ingredients of war (coal and steel) under supranational control through the 1957 Coal and Steel ...

  • Mazars workshop on employment

    Mazars Malta, a member firm of international audit and advisory group Mazars, will be organising the third of its 2017 series of information sessions branded ‘Made Simple, by Mazars’, on October 5. The upcoming workshop, which will once again be held at the Royal Malta Yacht Club, is entitled ‘Employment ...

  • Those dashing, dangerous Swedes

    The legendary The Hives are finally performing in Malta and the temperature is already rising in anticipation. Ramona Depares catches up with vocalist Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist. A live show by The Hives is pretty much what it says on the tin: replete with showmanship. How do you keep coming up with ...

  • First Maltese company putting Malta on Blockchain map

    How would you define Blockchain technology? Using just two words, the most suitable definition is digitized trust. It is also the most relevant definition today since we seem to live in a time when counterparties trust each other less and less and the trust gap needs to be bridged. From ...

  • Minister Borg highlights road works carried out in first 100 days of government

    Minister Ian Borg and Parliamentary Secretary Chris Agius held a press conference at the Garden of Serenity in Santa Luċija. The aim of this conference was for them to speak about the important work done in their sector during these first hundred days of Government. These one hundred days have ...

  • PN mulling action against MP; Jean Pierre Debono explains position

    The Nationalist Party is considering taking some kind of action against its outgoing assistant secretary general Jean Pierre Debono for the way he handled proxy votes in the election for party leader, Times of Malta reports.It followed a story published on Malta Today which reported that Debono had collected a ...

  • GTA again proposes seasonal VAT for accommodation owners

    The Gozo Tourism Association (GTA) is proposing seasonal Value Added Tax rates for accommodation owners in Gozo, for the Government’s next upcoming Budget. Currently, Gozo accommodation establishment owners pay 7% VAT. However GTA Chief Executive Officer Joe Muscat told this newsroom that the association is once again proposing a variable ...

  • 3,000 vacancies to be generated in the next five years

    Chamber members, responding to a Vacancies Survey carried out in the past weeks, have indicated that they will be recruiting close to 3,000 employees to fill vacancies which are expected to develop over the next five years. Almost 60% of these vacancies are expected to be of a relatively lower-skill ...

  • We took necessary action in Marsa, criticism unjustified – Michael Farrugia

    Minister for Home Affairs and National Security Michael Farrugia said that his ministry has already taken “necessary actions and initiatives” in Marsa and feels that it was unjustly criticised for racial profiling . This comes after Aditus foundation, an NGO that guarantees legal rights for asylum seekers and refugees had ...

  • Spectacular: 'Shabab Oman II' tall ship visits Malta

    The 85-metre sail training flagship of the Royal Navy of Oman, the “Shabab Oman II”, arrived in Malta after sailing through the Malta - Comino - Gozo channel and berthing at Valletta Cruise Port. A gunfire salute from the Saluting Battery welcomed the ship as it entered Grand Harbour with open sails.  The general public is responding to ...

  • Gozitan students at University ‘cannot afford’ rent in Malta

    Gozitan students were being priced out of the rental market and forced to cross over to Malta every day, the Gozitan University Group said yesterday. The group said it had been contacted by numerous students this year who reported having to make the channel crossing on a daily basis because they ...

  • Ookla confirms GO has fastest mobile network nationwide

    GO has once again been confirmed as the fastest mobile network in Malta and Gozo, this time based on the experience of consumers themselves. Ookla, the company behind the widely used Speedtest app, has awarded GO its “Speedtest Awards Winner 2017 – Mobile Network Speed” title based on results taken during ...

  • The Malta International Airshow celebrates 25 years

    The 25th edition of the Malta International Airshow is being held today and tomorrow, with the static display at the Malta International Airport and the aerial display taking place at SmartCity in Kalkara. Taking part in the static display will be planes from the French, Canadian, Greek, Polish, Saudi Arabian, Swiss, ...

  • TMID Editorial: Air Malta - Lose half or lose everything

    The news that Air Malta is effectively being turned into a low cost airline has been welcomed by the public at large, and the recipe seems to be working, at least for now. Bookings were immediately up by some 30 per cent, according to the company.Air Malta has joined a ...

  • Woman falsely reports rape after making off with alleged aggressor's money

    A woman who allegedly filed a malicious rape report after making off with cash belonging to her partner on a one-night stand was granted bail after pleading not guilty to making the false report, perjury and aggravated theft. The 22-year old mother from Birkirkara, employed in the catering industry, had allegedly ...

  • Transformation project of Crafts Village to be completed by end of 2018

    The long overdue regeneration project of Crafts Village, Ta’ Qali, is expected to be completed by the end of 2018, Minister of Economy, Investment and Small Business of Malta, Chris Cardona announced today. Work on the project began roughly in June of this year. The project had remained a contentious ...

  • Gozitan students struggling to find affordable accommodation in Malta

    Fewer Gozitan students are managing to afford accommodation in Malta, due to rising prices, with the result that many of them have to live in Gozo and cross the channel every day, a group that represents Gozitan students said yesterday. The Gozo University Group said one of the main reasons ...