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Philip Leone Ganado

  • Expats rank Malta high for good work-life balance

    Expats rank Malta high for good work-life balance

    For foreign workers, Malta is one of the best countries in the world for a good work-life balance, says an international survey. Newly published rankings from the InterNations Expat Insider survey of more than 12,500 respondents living in 188...

  • ‘Best-preserved enclave in Pietà at risk’

    ‘Best-preserved enclave in Pietà at risk’

    A proposed six-storey touristic development risks ruining one of the “best-preserved urban and rural enclaves in Pietà” and compromising nearby historic buildings, a heritage group has warned. The application, which is still being assessed by the...

  • Melita launches 4.5G mobile network

    Melita launches 4.5G mobile network

    Melita has announced the launch of its new 4.5G mobile network, promising better coverage and internet speeds up to 200 megabits per second. CEO Harold Rösch said the upgraded network, developed in partnership with Ericsson would be available...

  • Bees in Malta 'under serious threat'

    Bees in Malta 'under serious threat'

    Beekeepers expressed their hope for support in safeguarding Malta’s unique pollinator species as the country marked the first global World Bee Day yesterday. The Malta Beekeepers’ Association held an exhibition at San Anton Gardens in Attard to...

  • Rabat residents fear being ‘pushed out’ of their street

    Rabat residents fear being ‘pushed out’ of their street

    Rabat residents fear being “pushed out” of their community as a townhouse in St Paul’s Street looks set to be demolished and converted into a restaurant. An application recommended for approval by the Planning Authority on Thursday would retain...

  • Manoel Island excavation will mean 11 trucks an hour for 40 weeks

    Manoel Island excavation will mean 11 trucks an hour for 40 weeks

    Construction on the planned development of Manoel Island is expected to take eight years and cause “adverse” impacts during excavation, according to a newly published report. The Environmental Impact Assessment for the development indicates that...

  • PA rejects two ODZ fuel station applications

    PA rejects two ODZ fuel station applications

    Updated at 12.30pm Proposed ODZ fuel stations in Żebbuġ and Iklin were unanimously rejected by the Planning Authority on Thursday. They were both been recommended for refusal, as they are less than 500 metres – the minimum distance stipulated by...

  • Pembroke residents, activists march in opposition to project at ITS site

    Pembroke residents, activists march in opposition to project at ITS site

    Hundreds of Pembroke residents and activists marched in opposition to the proposed mega-development at the Institute of Tourism Studies site, calling on developers not to bury them alive. Residents bore banners reading “We say no” and a large...

  • Maltese MEP aims to halve vehicle emissions

    Maltese MEP aims to halve vehicle emissions

    A draft European Parliament report by Maltese MEP Miriam Dalli is calling for an ambitious 50 per cent cut in vehicle emissions by 2030. Dr Dalli was appointed in February to lead the Parliament’s negotiations on the EU’s car emission standards...

  • Is-Suq operators push to be allowed more tables and chairs

    Is-Suq operators push to be allowed more tables and chairs

    The Planning Authority has taken a dim view of plans for another catering area at the renovated Suq in Valletta, in what was meant to be an outdoor exhibition space. The PA board yesterday expressed its intention to reject plans by Arkadia Group,...