• New agency for foreign workers under consideration

    The government is considering setting up an independent agency to facilitate the administrative process for foreigners wishing to work in Malta. Government sources said the Cabinet is to discuss the possibility of a new body that will help process the paperwork for EU and third-country nationals planning to work on the ...

  • Toxic air pollution

    Two announcements made recentlyby the government have serious health, safety, environmental and economic implications. The first was the Prime Minister’s declaration that Malta is to set a cut-off date on the sale of petrol and diesel cars in a bid to reduce air pollution. He said that, following Malta’s phasing out ...

  • Thirty years on - Joe Zahra

    In 1987  Malta had a change of government. This was followed by a revolution not only in our way of life and our democratic  credentials but also in our economy. That year witnessed the first steps in the restructuring of Malta’s infrastructure through the construction of a new power station in ...

  • Respect, equality for all - Clayton Cutajar

    Equality is about ensuring that every individual has an equal opportunity to make the most out of their lives and talents and believing that no one should have poorer life chances because of where they were born or which sexual orientation and gender they identify with (if any). Oftentimes, groups of ...

  • Theft of mobile phone leads to suspended sentence and reimbursement order

    A man was today given a suspended sentence and an order to refund the victim of a stolen mobile phone after pleading guilty to the theft during a night out at a Qawra bar. Romanian-born Daniel Gheorghe State, 28, currently working in Malta as a carpenter, stood before duty magistrate Aaron ...

  • Maintenance worker charged with raping partner's daughter

    A 57-year old maintenance worker from Senglea was remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to raping the 14-year old daughter of his partner who failed to report the matter to the police in spite of being aware of the illegality being perpetrated under her roof. Wearing denim bermudas, a T-shirt ...

  • Call for artists to research multi-sensorial art

    Applications for artists interested in taking part in the Artistic Multi Sensorial Experiences project led by the Malta Society of Arts (MSA) are now available. Interested artists between the ages of 18-30 are invited to apply, by  October4. The four selected local artists will have the opportunity to research multi-sensorial art ...

  • Mario Fava switches from Swieqi local council to Fgura

    Mario Fava, the President of the Local Councils Association and Swieqi local councillor, has switched from Swieqi to Fgura, in an unprecedented move which sees the first ever transfer between local councils.Mr Fava, who is a Swieqi resident, at first was quick to make clear that what had done was ...

  • Updated: Hiving agreement reached with GWU over ground handlers

    A hiving agreement for Air Malta's ground handlers has been reached with GWU, Minister for Tourism Konrad Mizzi announced today.Speaking at a press conference launching Air Malta's 'Go Light' product, Mizzi said that he will be announcing the agreement later on today which will see ground handlers, such as passenger, ...

  • The language of spirit

    What do you consider to be your art education - both formal and informal?I have always learnt on the job and still do, having recently joined the University of Malta's Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences in the Digital Department as Visiting Assistant Lecturer with Professor Vince Briffa, Head of ...