Articles by Philip Leone Ganado
Advert

Philip Leone Ganado

  • Lija residents fight plans for five-storey block and boutique hotel

    Lija residents fight plans for five-storey block and boutique hotel

    Lija residents are objecting to plans for a five-storey apartment block in a street just outside the village core which currently features only two-storey terraced houses. Residents say the proposal in Triq tal-Mirakli, similar to several that...

  • After the party: 15 tonnes of St Patrick's Day mess cleared in hours

    After the party: 15 tonnes of St Patrick's Day mess cleared in hours

    More than 15 tonnes of bottles, cans and other rubbish were cleared from St Julian’s overnight after thousands packed the streets for St Patrick’s Day celebrations on Sunday.The massive annual street party is hugely popular with revellers but has...

  • Will Youtube become a cash cow for local content creators?

    Will Youtube become a cash cow for local content creators?

    Could Malta be about to see an explosion in its fledgling community of YouTube content creators? With the long-awaited announcement that Maltese video makers will finally be able to monetise their work, the country’s most popular YouTuber believes...

  • New energy and climate plan stresses focus on solar power

    New energy and climate plan stresses focus on solar power

    Malta will increase its focus on solar energy under a new 2030 plan though development policies and lack of available land could hamper the shift. The draft National Energy and Climate Plan, newly published for public consultation, lays out the...

  • Air quality deaths in Malta more than twice than previously thought

    Air quality deaths in Malta more than twice than previously thought

    Early deaths due to air quality in Malta are more than twice as high as previously thought, with 576 people dying prematurely every year of diseases brought on by airborne pollutants, a new study shows. Research published in the European Heart...

  • New unit to protect underwater cultural heritage

    New unit to protect underwater cultural heritage

    Malta’s underwater heritage is set to receive an extra level of attention and protection with the setting-up of a dedicated unit within Heritage Malta.The new Underwater Cultural Heritage unit will be headed by maritime archaeology professor Timmy...

  • Could the Gozo tunnel works add further damage to the Red Tower?

    Could the Gozo tunnel works add further damage to the Red Tower?

    Conservation experts have raised concerns that excavation works for the planned Malta-Gozo tunnel could impact the historic Red Tower in Mellieħa. Government plans for a 13-kilometre-long tunnel between Manikata and Nadur would run directly below...

  • One in five adolescents self-harm before reaching 17

    One in five adolescents self-harm before reaching 17

    Nearly one in five adolescents have self-harmed before the age of 17, the Richmond Foundation said on Tuesday, as it announced a new mental health campaign aimed at young people. The campaign - Let us find your way forward - urges young people to...

  • New 22-storey tower planned, right next to Mercury House

    New 22-storey tower planned, right next to Mercury House

    The Mercury House developers are looking to add a 22-storey tower adjacent to the already approved 32-storey high-rise currently being built in Paceville. A new development application foresees a block incorporating 88 apartments, a hotel,...

  • Air Malta opens new integrated control centre

    Air Malta opens new integrated control centre

    Air Malta unveiled a new integrated control centre on Sunday as part of upgrades which the airline said would allow it to respond more effectively to any disruptions or emergencies.The new control room at the airline’s Skyparks offices will bring...