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  • Valsartan replacement pills now available at POYC

    Valsartan replacement pills now available at POYC

    Blood-pressure candesartan pills imported by the government to replace valsartan are now in stock at all pharmacies in the Pharmacy of Your Choice scheme, the government said. It said on Thursday that all pharmacies were given a consignment that...

  • Bees and history

    Bees and history

    The Għaqda Siġar Maltin is holding the second of a series of educational talks themed Is-siġar tagħna (our trees). The two talks, titled Naħal u Storja (bees and history), will be 45 minutes long each and will be in Maltese. Upon demand, a tour...

  • What happened on... August 2

    What happened on... August 2

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, August 2, 2008 Talks on shipyards collapse A meeting between the government and the General Workers’ Union over the shipyards’ privatisation failed to yield any agreement, with the union insisting it was not...

  • Announcements - August 2, 2018

    Announcements - August 2, 2018

    BUSUTTIL. On July 31, at Mater Dei Hospital, CONNIE, of Attard, aged 80, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of the Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her sister Maria and Carmena (Carmenu), her brother John, her nephews and...

  • What happened on... August 1

    What happened on... August 1

    10 years ago - The Times Friday, August 1, 2008 Pregnant woman dies as 100 migrants brought ashore Two women, one of them pregnant, were brought ashore dead as the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) rescued over 100 illegal immigrants between dusk on...

  • Announcements - August 1, 2018

    Announcements - August 1, 2018

    AZZOPARDI. On July 30, PHILIP, of Żebbug and residing in Fleur de Lys, aged 74 years, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Lora, his daughters Miriam and her husband Joe Lia and Simone...

  • Valletta en fête

    Valletta en fête

    In the run-up to the feast of St Dominic, being celebrated on Sunday, The King’s Own Philharmonic Society is today presenting a musical evening with the participation of violinist George Curmi, il-Pusé and singer Amber Bondin. The orchestra will...

  • Chinese films play in Malta’s public spaces

    Chinese films play in Malta’s public spaces

    A bay, a garden, a chapel and a parliament building will serve as backdrops to the 11th edition of the Chinese summer film festival. Four Chinese productions will be screened in public spots in August, including Pretty Bay in Birżebbuġa, very...

  • International scouting and guiding event takes place in Malta

    The Scout Association of Malta and the Malta Girl Guides Association are organising the first ever Mediterranean Jamboree. This event is open for scouts and guides between the ages of 11 to 16 and has the full support of the European Scout Region...

  • A temporary museum

    A temporary museum

    Utopian Nights: Inside the Border at Howard Gardens in Mdina is taking a look at museums and ponders whether and how these spaces can grow and change day by day. Starting with a collection of images and collages by anthropologist Elise Billiard on...

  • What happened on... July 31

    What happened on... July 31

    10 years ago The Times Thursday, July 31, 2008 No oil deal but agreement possible by October The “breakthrough” on joint exploration with Libya which the government sought to secure did not translate into an imminent deal during talks between...

  • Announcements - July 31, 2018

    Announcements - July 31, 2018

    AZZOPARDI. On July 30, PHILIP of Żebbug and residing in Fleur de Lys, aged 74 years, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of the Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Lora, his daughters Miriam and her husband Joe Lia and...

  • On the dot - July 30, 2018

    On the dot - July 30, 2018

    Above the law It seems Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri and his driver think they are above the law. Last week, Mr Schembri was spotted buying watermelons from a vendor just off Mdina Road, on the way to Żebbuġ. Whether the vendor was...

  • Community living apartments opened in Fgura

    Community living apartments opened in Fgura

    Two newly-finished apartments in Fgura will allow 16 people living with a disability to go about their daily lives within the community. The apartments, which house up eight residents each, form the 11th Dar Merħba community home opened as part of...

  • Senior citizens enjoy a night at the Manoel Theatre

    Senior citizens enjoy a night at the Manoel Theatre

    Elderly residents of St Vincent de Paul and other care homes were recently treated to a night at the Manoel Theatre, where they enjoyed a concert aptly titled Down Memory Lane. The free concert revisited the music of Gaetano Buttigieg, better...

  • Social security benefit spending up €17 million

    Social security benefit spending up €17 million

    A €17.2 million increase was recorded in the social security benefits outlay between January and June compared to the same six-month period in 2017, according to the National Statistics Office. The NSO said social security benefits expenditure...

  • Central Bank of Malta public lecture

    The Central Bank of Malta will be holding a public  lecture on economic history on Tuesday at 6pm  at the bank’s Binja Laparelli at St James’s  Counterguard in Valletta. The lecture will be preceded by an orientation visit of the bank’s library at...

  • What happened on... July 30

    What happened on... July 30

    10 years ago - The Times Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Government seeking oil ‘breakthrough’ The government is seeking a breakthrough in talks with Libya over oil exploration during  President Eddie Fenech Adami’s meeting with Libyan President Muammar...

  • Announcements - July 30, 2018

    Announcements - July 30, 2018

    BORG. On July 27, THOMAS, passed away at Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre after an illness faced with great courage. He leaves to mourn his great loss his children Didi, Christopher and Elke, and his grandchildren Matthew, Michael, Christian, Emma...

  • President’s engagements - July 30, 2018

    6pm The President presides over a meeting of emPOWer, the platform of women organisations, facilitated by The President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society, at San Anton Palace. Tomorrow 4pm Nathalie Louiseau, the French Minister for...