• New CEOs of Primary Health Care services and Pharmacy of Your Choice appointed

    Roseanne Camilleri has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Primary Health Care Services within the Ministry for Health. Roseanne Camilleri has an MBA Graduate (Distinction) from Grenoble (France) and a certified post graduate in Hospital Management from Birmingham University. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management ...

  • Nature Trust urges authorities to 'pull their socks up' on litter prevention

    Nature Trust - FEE Malta commends the national clean up event organised by Let's Do it Malta and JCI on Saturday, where litter was collected from every corner around Malta."It was great to see citizens and foreigners all eager to clean up our island and countryside from what other very ...

  • Konrad Mizzi’s Plan B: close down Air Malta and open a legacy-free airline

    As Air Malta and the airline's unions continue to negotiate new collective agreements for its flying crew, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi has a Plan B should talks, which have proved difficult so far, fall through: close down Air Malta and open a new airline without any legacy constraints.Contacted yesterday, Mizzi, ...

  • GreenPak and Green MT in support of ‘money-back’ for plastic bottles scheme

    The CEOs of waste separation firms Green MT and GreenPak have praised the government 'money-back' scheme for plastic bottles.Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the initiative during his speech celebrating the first 100 days of the new legislature.CEO of GreenPak Mario Schembri said that the organisation was in favour of any ...

  • French photographer shoots ‘fragile’ Malta

    The fragility of the local landscape has been caught in a series of photos by a French photographer based in Malta. They are being exhibited until the end of the month in Valletta. Supported by the French Embassy in Malta and themed Landscape Sampling, the exhibition by Cyril Sancereau forms part of ...

  • Konrad Mizzi's threat to shut down Air Malta is 'unacceptable' - PN

    Updated 7pm - Added UHM statement Air Malta employees should be very concerned about Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi's "unprecedented threat" to close the national airline, the Nationalist Party said this afternoon.  In a statement, PN MP and tourism spokesman Robert Arrigo said that Air Malta had to be seen in the broader ...

  • Juncker’s grand plans for Europe

    In his latest State of the Union speech on Wednesday, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker sounded unusually optimistic about the future of the European Union. With robust EU economic growth, which, in the last two years, has outstripped the US, and unemployment at a nine-year low, Mr Juncker is defining ...

  • Taskforce appointed to work on Blockchain strategy

    he government has appointed a Blockchain Taskforce to make recommendations for a roadmap for the National Blockchain Strategy, to make the most of the opportunities offered by the distributed ledger technology, best known as the platfrom behind Bitcoin. The Cabinet approved a National Blockchain Strategy in April, and since then the ...

  • Juncker’s tax scheme is unrealistic, warns Scicluna

    Malta opposes the idea floated by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that European tax reforms should not require unanimous approval. Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said Malta would not give up the right enshrined in the EU treaty to establish its own taxation. “We do not agree with Mr Juncker’s opinion, and realistically, ...

  • Grocery owner granted bail following charges of money laundering

    A 38-year-old man from Sliema was arraigned before the court of magistrates facing charges of money laundering. The grocery owner, whose name cannot be published by order of the court, appeared before magistrate Francesco Depasquale charged with crimes committed in September 2017 and the previous years. Inspector Raymond Aquilina explained ...

  • Updated (4): Improvised bomb injures 22 on London subway train

    A homemade bomb exploded on a packed London subway train during rush hour on Friday, leaving 22 people injured, police and health officials said. None of the injured is thought to be seriously hurt.Police say the explosion was a terrorist attack, the fifth in Britain this year. Britain's domestic spy ...