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  • Things to do today - March 17, 2019

    Things to do today - March 17, 2019

    • Join a walk from Sliema to Parliament Square, Valletta, to mark World Kidney Day, leaving Tigné Point at 10am (registration at 9am). • Visit the Malta Society of Model Makers’ exhibition at the Catholic Institute, Floriana, from 9am to 7pm.

  • Bishops celebrate presbyteral ordination

    Bishops celebrate presbyteral ordination

    Mgr Paul Cremona, OP, Archbishop Emeritus, will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of his presbyteral ordination with a thanksgiving Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta next Sunday at 5.30pm. Mgr George Frendo, OP, Archbishop of Tirana,...

  • What happened on... March 16

    What happened on... March 16

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, March 16, 2009 6,000 waiting for cataract operation A staggering number of patients – 6,000 – are waiting for a cataract operation, with the waiting list increasing by 400 in seven months. Last July, the waiting...

  • Announcements - March 16, 2019

    Announcements - March 16, 2019

    Obituaries DEBONO. On March 15, EILEEN, née Zammit, passed on to meet the Risen Lord, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her son Mark, her daughters Nadya and her husband Colin, Graziella and Ron, her grandchildren...

  • Dark chocolate chunks, chips warning

    Dark chocolate chunks, chips warning

    Dark chocolate chunks and chips from Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients must not be consumed by persons allergic or intolerant to milk since some packs contain milk which is not declared on the label. The products are of the Waitrose & Partners brand and...

  • What happened on... March 15

    10 years ago - The Sunday Times Sunday, March 15, 2009 Burden-sharing deal possible next year A pilot project putting into practice the burden-sharing agreement for immigration that the government has been fighting for could be in place next...

  • Appreciation: Mother Tarcisia Ruggier (1924-2019)

    Fr Hermann Duncan O.Carm, Balluta writes:  As a friend of the Ruggier family, I feel it is my duty to write about a religious member of the family who worked tirelessly among the Congregation of the Ursuline Sisters. Mother Tarcisia Ruggier passed...

  • Announcements - March 15, 2019

    Announcements - March 15, 2019

    Golden Wedding WILLIAM JOSEPH BRIDGE and MARIA DOLORES FRENDO. The marriage took place at Fatima Sanctuary, Guardamangia, on March 15, 1969. Happy 50th anniversary from daughters Joanna Marie, Andrea Louise, grandchildren Chloe Louise, Nathan...

  • More products flagged by Environmental Health Directorate

    More products flagged by Environmental Health Directorate

    The Environmental Health Directorate has flagged two more products that should not be consumed. Tong Garden's salted cashew nuts and party snack must not be consumed by persons allergic or intolerant to the ingredients indicated below, since they...

  • Ħal Millieri chapel storm damage repaired in time for feast

    Ħal Millieri chapel storm damage repaired in time for feast

    The medieval chapel of Ħal Millieri just outside Żurrieq is accessible again following extensive storm damage to its rubble walls and pathways. The chapel was repaired in time for the annual celebration in honour of the Annunciation of the Virgin...

  • Marsaxlokk wetland to open to public on Sunday

    Marsaxlokk wetland to open to public on Sunday

    One of the few wetlands on the Maltese islands will be open to the public on Sunday.  The nature reserve known as Il-Ballut ta’ Marsaxlokk is considered of significant ecological and ornithological importance, especially since its small salt...

  • Eco Market Malta crowd-funding campaign launched

    Eco Market Malta crowd-funding campaign launched

    A community of creative and sustainable minds have come together along with business owners, change makers, creative entrepreneurs and artisans to create a carefully-curated event that will focus on things that are both good for people and...

  • Alex Torpiano to head Din l-Art Ħelwa

    Alex Torpiano to head Din l-Art Ħelwa

    Alex Torpiano has been appointed as the new executive president of Din l-Art Ħelwa, leading – along with the council members and officials – the NGO until 2021. Simone Mizzi has been appointed secretary general, and Martin Scicluna, former head of...

  • What happened on... March 14

    What happened on... March 14

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, March 14, 2009 Migrants’ health ‘deteriorates’ in detention Just as a doctor from the aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières was talking about the mental health problems caused by detention, a Ghanaian was...

  • Announcements - March 14, 2019

    Announcements - March 14, 2019

    Obituaries ARRIGO. On March 11, EDGAR, aged 70, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his beloved wife Alice, his daughters Anita and her husband Robert Grech, Julia and her husband Mark...

  • US Embassy announces funding opportunity for Maltese NGOs

    US Embassy announces funding opportunity for Maltese NGOs

    The US Embassy has launched details of the 2019-2020 US Department of State Julia Taft Refugee Fund opportunity. Local NGOs are invited to submit proposals that feature sustainable, quick-impact projects that meet gaps in assistance for refugees...

  • Watch: Naxxar councillor pays for park toilets to be fixed

    Watch: Naxxar councillor pays for park toilets to be fixed

    A Naxxar local councillor dug into his own pocket to see public toilets reopened for the public after a search for contractors came up dry. Mayor Anne Marie Muscat Fenech Adami (PN) told Times of Malta that councillor Marlon Brincat (PL) had...

  • Vehicle destined for scrap heap to take part in gruelling rally

    Vehicle destined for scrap heap to take part in gruelling rally

    A vehicle rebuilt from scratch in Malta will take part in one of the most gruelling rallies around the world, and raise funds for two charities in the process.  Four Maltese men will take part in the 24,000 kilometre Mongol Rally in summer,...

  • Palm oil found to have unauthorised colouring ingredient

    Palm oil found to have unauthorised colouring ingredient

    The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has warned that a particular batch of palm oil should not be consumed as it contains unauthorised colouring known as Sudan Red IV.Product name: Palm Oil (Palma de...

  • New gold and silver coins out on Friday

    New gold and silver coins out on Friday

    The Central Bank will on Friday issue numismatic coins in gold and silver depicting the Order of St John’s Gran Carracca Sant’Anna. The coins are issued under the Europa Programme with the theme ‘Renaissance’ and bear the Europa Star logo. The...