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  • Cultural outing

    Business & Professional Women (BPW) members, their families and friends took time off their busy schedules and hectic lifestyles to enjoy a cultural event, which started off with Mass at the chapel run by the Benedictine nuns in Vittoriosa. Guests...

  • New premises for MCCA

    The Malta Council for Culture and the Arts (MCCA) has relocated to new premises at Casa Scaglia in Mikiel Anton Vassalli Street, close to lower South Street, Valletta. The new, refurbished premises boast an inner courtyard and splendid views of...

  • Progress Press employees’ day out

    Progress Press employees enjoyed a day out with their families on St Joseph’s Day. The day kicked off with Mass at St Anne’s chapel in Pwales, Xemxija, said by Fr William Bartolo, president of the Commission for Pastoral Activities among Workers.

  • School-leaving reunion

    St Joseph’s School Sliema students (1982-1994) held a reunion celebrating their 20th school-leaving anniversary at Medasia, Sliema.

  • Lidl helps Puttinu Cares

    The new Lidl store in Xewkija has joined forces with the Puttinu Cares Foundation to help raise funds for children suffering from cancer. Volunteers from the foundation sold doughnuts and coffee provided by Lidl on the opening day of its new store.

  • Kayaking in aid of charity

    Frank Salt Real Estate has teamed up with Kayak for Charity to raise funds for Inspire, the foundation for inclusion. Weather permitting, Andrea Scorcia and Ian Laferla will be embarking on a Malta-Sicily-Malta round trip by kayak in July. This...

  • Science in the kitchen

    Proteins is the subject of this month’s Malta Cafe Scientifique talk, entitled Science in the Kitchen, to be given by Keith Abela on Thursday at 7.30pm in the Music Room of St James Cavalier, Valletta. Admission is free. Controlling proteins and...

  • KidzFirst Malta seminars

    KidzFirst Malta is holding a seminar on Enhancing your Child’s Intelligence and the Importance of Play for children aged up to three on May 1 from 9am to 12.30pm. The seminar gives ideas on how you can stimulate children’s brain development,...

  • Gozo visit

    Freelance photojournalists Charles Spiteri and George Xerri, bottom, with former President George Abela during an official visit to Gozo. Both photo-graphers covered numerous visits by Dr Abela to Malta’s sister island.

  • Irish soprano

    Irish soprano Celine Byrne was a special guest at the annual St Patrick’s Day parade in Valletta. Ms Byrne led the parade, organised by the Irish Maltese Circle, and sang the Irish national anthem along other Irish melodies at St George’s Square.

  • Malta Chamber of Commerce marketing committee event

    The marketing committee within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry will be holding its first event for members on Thursday at 2.45pm. The main objectives of the committee are to contribute to the development and recognition of...

  • Events for your diary

    • The Dun Filippo Borgia Society of Birkirkara is holding a Holy Week exhibition which opens today at 10.30am at the society’s premises at 16, St Helen Square, Birkirkara. It will be open to the public tomorrow between 6.30 and 8.30pm; on the...

  • Archbishop’s Engagements

    9.15am The Archbishop presides over a Curia senior staff meeting at the Curia. 4.30pm He meets seminarians, celebrates Mass and joins them for dinner at the Archbishop’s Seminary, Rabat. Tuesday 9.30am The Archbishop leads a half-day retreat for...

  • The President’s engagements

    7pm The President attends the video forum entitled We Need to Start a Conversation, organised by the Department of Counselling within the Faculty of Social Wellbeing, at the University’s Faculty of Information and Communication Technology in...

  • Announcements

    DE PIRO D’AMICO INGUANEZ. On March 28, to Caroline née Marbot and Clement, God’s precious gift of a son – ALEXANDER. Deo gratias et Mariæ. Obituaries BAKER. On April 3, at his residence in Gozo, ROBERT (Bob, former Air Malta captain and DCA), aged...

  • Victor Griffiths (1)

    Prof. Michael Camilleri MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, US, writes: Prof. Victor George Griffiths passed away at 93 years of age on March 28, 2014. He was an expert diagnostician, a technically gifted thyroid, prostate, breast, stomach,...

  • Victor Griffiths (2)

    Paul Xuereb writes: Others will no doubt write about Victor G. Griffiths as for many years one of our leading surgeons, and as a highly esteemed Professor of Anatomy and later of Surgery at the University of Malta. He also served his University as...

  • Joe Galea Naudi

    Denise Micallef writes: I have lost my co-author and a true friend. I met Joe Galea Naudi about 30 years ago when writing an article and I needed some postcards. A friend suggested his name and said he has a good collection. I made an appointment...

  • Josephine Grech

    Iris Pace writes: I knew Josephine Grech for more than 60 years. I came to know her when the Moviment Żgħażagħ Nazzjonalisti was formed in the late 1950s. We were about 10 youths and, if I remember well, we were the only two female members in the...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Malta & Gozo: 9am – noon Empire Pharmacy Branch, 46, Melita Street, Valletta;Chemimart International Pharmacy, 650, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun;Drugshop Dispensary, De La Cruz Avenue, Qormi;Mackie’s Pharmacy, L. Casolani Street, Ta’ Paris,...

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