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  • New car fleet for Gozo General, Karin Grech, St Luke’s hospitals

    New car fleet for Gozo General, Karin Grech, St Luke’s hospitals

    A fleet of 18 new patient transport vehicles will be used at St Luke’s, Karin Grech, and Gozo general hospitals, according to the private operator of the three State facilities.  In a statement, Steward Health Care Malta said it had invested in...

  • What happened on... September 18

    What happened on... September 18

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, September 18, 2008 Brussels wants liquidation of Malta Shipyards The European Commission is piling pressure on the government to declare Malta Shipyards bankrupt and liquidate the company before continuing the...

  • Announcements - September 18, 2018

    Announcements - September 18, 2018

    GIORDIMAINA. On September 18, at Central Home, Mosta, SALVU of Rabat, aged 89, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Lucia, his sons Paul and his partner Fleur, Ronald and his wife Nancy, and David and his...

  • Mosta Technopark roundabout to be closed overnight for works

    Mosta Technopark roundabout to be closed overnight for works

    Infrastructure Malta is upgrading the roundabout next to the Mosta Technopark, and the nearby pedestrian crossings, to continue reducing accident risks for road users travelling through this junction. The roundabout will be closed as from Monday,...

  • Submissions open for Din l-Art Ħelwa Architectural Heritage Awards

    Submissions open for Din l-Art Ħelwa Architectural Heritage Awards

    The XIV Din l-Art Ħelwa Architectural Heritage Awards competition is now open for entries. The awards were set up to encourage architectural excellence in a Maltese context, the rehabilitation and reuse of old buildings, and the recognition of the...

  • New €100 and €200 banknotes unveiled

    New €100 and €200 banknotes unveiled

    The European Central Bank (ECB) on Monday unveiled the new €100 and €200 banknotes, which will enter into circulation on May 28, 2019. After the €5, €10, €20 and €50, the €100 and €200 banknotes are the last two denominations of the Europa series,...

  • Ninu Cremona monument to be temporarily moved

    Ninu Cremona monument to be temporarily moved

    The bronze monument to Ninu Cremona in Victoria, Gozo is to be temporarily removed and stored because of work on the new Gozo Museum. The Gozo Ministry said the decision was taken to ensure that the monument was not damaged by the...

  • Madonna Ta’ Pinu goes to Nazareth

    Madonna  Ta’ Pinu goes to Nazareth

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech recently inaugurated a mosaic icon of the Madonna Ta’ Pinu in Nazareth during a 10-day pilgrimage he is leading in the Holy Land with Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary rector Gerard Buhagiar. The work of art was done by Fr Roberto Gauci...

  • Experts examine wall markings in WWII shelter

    Experts examine wall markings in WWII shelter

    A photograph and wall markings depicting bombings have been found in a World War II shelter in Dingli and are being examined by experts, mayor Sandro Azzopardi said. It has not yet been determined when the wall markings were done or when the...

  • Free entry to Inquisitor’s Palace on public holiday

    Free entry to Inquisitor’s Palace on public holiday

    On Friday, September 21, Heritage Malta is opening the doors of the Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa to be enjoyed by the public for free. Considered as an architectural gem, this majestic building was the official residence of Mgr Pietro Dusina,...

  • On the dot - September 17, 2018

    On the dot - September 17, 2018

    Central mess A central strip close to the aqueduct in Santa Venera is always full of rubbish because drivers habitually throw unwanted items out the window while waiting at the traffic lights there. The central strip is cleaned regularly and, yet,...

  • What happened on... September 17

    What happened on... September 17

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, September 17, 2008 Man shot dead in Qormi A man was shot dead at his office in Qormi yesterday and his business partner is expected to be charged with his murder in the coming days. Martin Scicluna, 43, of...

  • Announcements - September 17, 2018

    BORG CARDONA. On September 15, GEORGE, at the age of 87, passed away peacefully at Mater Dei Hospital, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Jennifer, his children Juanita, Jaime and his wife Martha,...

  • The President’s engagements - September 16, 2018

    11am The President presides over the official welcome ceremony at the beginning of an official visit by Indian Vice President Shri Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu at San Anton Palace, Attard. 11.10am The President holds bilateral talks with Indian Vice...

  • Drive to purchase reading equipment for visually impared

    Drive to purchase reading equipment for visually impared

    The RE/MAX & Friends Foundation recently launched a charity drive to purchase reading equipment for more than 67 visually-impaired. The charity drive is being supported by the President’s Trust and the National Literacy Association. The foundation...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Chemimart City Gate Pharmacy, City Gate, Valletta (2123 8355);The Cross Pharmacy, 859, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2122 7682);Anici Pharmacy, Anici Street, Qormi (2148 7162);St Anne Pharmacy, 24, St Helen Square, Birkirkara (2744 1913);Tony’s...

  • Appreciation: Prof. Angelo Psaila

    Anthony De Bono writes: Professor Angelo Psaila was a legend in the annals of Malta’s medical history and indeed in the international arena. His demeanour was extraordinary and unprecedented in academia, healthcare, sports and daily life. We...

  • Announcements - September 16, 2018

    Announcements - September 16, 2018

    ATTARD. On September 6, in Canada, SAVIOUR, aged 80, went to meet the Risen Christ. Lovingly remembered by his daughter Marthese and her husband Tony Kloster, brothers and sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Mass will be said...

  • Opportunity to visit Ta’ Bistra Catacombs

    Opportunity to visit Ta’ Bistra Catacombs

    The Ta’ Bistra Catacombs will be open for the public tomorrow in celebration of Mosta Day. These catacombs are so far the largest set of tombs and catacombs found outside Rabat. The 4th century AD palaeo-Christian catacombs are set in the vertical...

  • What happened on... September 15

    What happened on... September 15

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, September 15, 2008 Dispute on life-saving medicine The inability by emergency nurses to administer potentially life-saving drugs to patients is putting lives at risk, according to the Malta Union of Midwives and...