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Philip Leone Ganado

  • Fish farms being moved offshore

    Fish farms being moved offshore

    AJD Tuna has begun dismantling fish farms in St Paul’s Bay and Comino ahead of the May 31 deadline set by the Planning Authority for their relocation. According to AJD, the tuna pens at Comino have already been removed, with the mooring blocks...

  • No change to Eurovision selection process despite worst result in 10 years

    No change to Eurovision selection process despite worst result in 10 years

    No changes will be made to the Eurovision selection process despite Malta registering its worst result in a decade during last week’s song contest, PBS chief executive John Bundy has said. Read: Portugal wins Eurovision, Malta got no televoting...

  • 85% of female asylum seekers unemployed, survey reveals

    85% of female asylum seekers unemployed, survey reveals

    More than 85 per cent of female asylum seekers surveyed in a new study are unemployed even though nearly half of them have been job-hunting for more than a year. Research published by the Migrant Women Association Malta found that discrimination,...

  • PN in government will raise taxes, PL would give another good budget - Muscat

    PN in government will raise taxes, PL would give another good budget - Muscat

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has warned that a new Nationalist government would mean higher taxes, while promising another positive Budget if the Labour Party is re-elected. “We all remember the budgets under the PN, when it was always about...

  • Claudia Faniello knocked out in Eurovision semis: as it happened

    Claudia Faniello knocked out in Eurovision semis: as it happened

    11.15 That's it from me for tonight. If you've just joined us... well, frankly you've missed all the good bits, but you can catch up on the action as it all unfolded down below. Thank you to all those who followed and sent in their thoughts. Good...

  • The Eurovision semi-final: all you need to know

    The Eurovision semi-final: all you need to know

    Claudia Faniello will take to the stage in Kiev tonight hoping to book a slot in Saturday’s Eurovision Grand Final. Here is everything you need to know ahead of the big night. How does it all work? Malta – represented by Claudia Faniello with...

  • Poorly qualified women likely to be unemployed or in precarious employment

    Poorly qualified women likely to be unemployed or in precarious employment

    Maltese women with low job qualifications are more than twice as likely as men – and among the most likely in the EU – to be unemployed or in precarious jobs, research carried out for the EU Council Presidency has revealed. According to a research...

  • Landmark Sliema building targeted for demolition

    Landmark Sliema building targeted for demolition

    A landmark Sliema building – known to locals as Id-Dar il-Ħadra (the Green House) – is the latest characteristic townhouse to be targeted for demolition. The mid-19th-century building in St Agatha Street and known for its unusual green facade...

  • Anger at plans for Pietà apartments

    Anger at plans for Pietà apartments

    Plans to construct a five-storey apartment block opposite a Grade 1 scheduled church in Guardamangia has drawn the ire of residents who fear the development will distort the surrounding streetscape. The Superintendence for Cultural Heritage has...

  • Malta's Eurovision team upbeat despite odds

    Malta's Eurovision team upbeat despite odds

    Malta’s Eurovision delegation remains upbeat despite indications suggesting singer Claudia Faniello will struggle to qualify from the song contest semi-final next week. Ms Faniello will be the fourth of 18 acts to take the stage in the second...