Advert

Community

  • 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...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Empire Pharmacy Branch, 46, Melita Street, Valletta (2123 85 77);National Pharmacy, 17, St Mary Street, Ħamrun (2122 5539);Collis Williams St Venera Pharmacy, 532, St Joseph High Road, Santa Venera (2123 8625);The Local Dispensary, Canon K.

  • Announcements - July 29, 2018

    Announcements - July 29, 2018

    AGIUS. On July 26, ANNIE of Santa Luċija, passed away peacefully comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her only son Pierre and his wife Jackie, her granddaughter Claire, close family relatives and friends. Mass...

  • Ira Losco greets fans at Nestlé Consumer Centre

    Ira Losco greets fans at Nestlé Consumer Centre

    Leading local songstress Ira Losco chatted to fans and signed copies of her new album, No Sinner No Saint, at the Nestlé Consumer Centre in Lija recently. Celebrating her long-term collaboration with Nestlé and, specifically, Nescafé, Ira said:...

  • Dutch and Maltese scouts welcome new Dutch Ambassador at summer camp

    Dutch and Maltese scouts welcome new Dutch Ambassador at summer camp

    Venture scouts from Almere in the Netherlands are currently camped at the Żurrieq Scout Centre for their joint summer camp with the Żurrieq scout group. Hot summer days are no damper on these youths’ scouting spirit, which was reflected in a Dutch...

  • Resident 'threatened' as she pictures blatant disregard for safety at Gżira site

    Resident 'threatened' as she pictures blatant disregard for safety at Gżira site

    As Malta continues to be cemented over, it's a scene we've become all too familiar with but it still doesn't take away from the extent of occupational hazards... and the ensuing bullying. Two workers were photographed dangling on a plank of wood...

  • Reaching society through science

    Reaching society through science

    As part of the 26th edition of Evenings on Campus, a science talk titled ‘Reaching society through science’ is being held tomorrow at the main quadrangle of the University of Malta, Msida campus. This edition of Café Scientifique will bring...

  • What happened on... July 28

    What happened on... July 28

    10 years ago - The Times Monday, July 28, 2008 Possibility of finding missing boy is remote The likelihood of finding the boy Theo Bugeja is “remote”, AFM Brigadier Carmel Vassallo admitted yesterday as the search for the missing boy continued by...

  • Mqabba’s Lily fireworks team in Santa Venera

    Mqabba’s Lily fireworks team in Santa Venera

    The fireworks section within the Our Lady of the Lily Band Club of Mqabba has been commissioned to provide fireworks for the feast of Santa Venera being celebrated today. The display will include a variety of multi-cracker shells that will...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Empire Pharmacy Branch, 46, Melita Street, Valletta (2123 85 77);National Pharmacy, 17, St Mary Street, Ħamrun (2122 5539);Collis Williams St Venera Pharmacy, 532, St Joseph High Road, Santa Venera (2123 8625);The Local Dispensary, Canon K.

  • Family workshops at Esplora

    Żejtun local council – on the initiative of the family and community section – is organising an outing and workshops for all the family today at Esplora in Kalkara. The group will leave the church of St Angelo in Żejtun at 9.30am and return at...

  • Announcements - July 28, 2018

    Announcements - July 28, 2018

    CAMILLERI. On July 26, at Mater Dei Hospital, ANTOINE aged 99, widower of Angele (née Gera) passed away peacefully after a short illness, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his sad loss his children Louis and his wife...

  • Feasts

    Tomorrow Our Lady of Mount Carmel, BallutaSt Anne, MarsascalaOur Lady of Pompeii, MarsaxlokkChrist the King, PaolaThe Visitation of Our Lady, GħarbSt Venera, Santa VeneraOur Lady of Sorrows, St Paul’s BaySt Joseph, Żebbuġ

  • Lunar eclipse stuns the world

    Lunar eclipse stuns the world

    Friday's total lunar eclipse gave viewers the chance to feast their eyes on the longest total lunar eclipse of the century. The silvery moon turned a blood red and spent a 103 minutes in the Earth’s shadow, according to astronomers. A partial...

  • Tribute to ‘persuasive’ President

    Tribute to ‘persuasive’ President

    Guido de Marco, who died eight years ago, remained a model of the values one must embrace to move forward in what one believed in, President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said. Speaking at a musico-literary soiree at San Anton Palace earlier this...

  • Walking tour of Żejtun

    Heritage Malta is holding a walking tour of Żejtun today, visiting the recently-restored Pandora Theatre, the Beland Band Club and the Żejtun parish museum. Tickets are available from all Heritage Malta museums and sites on a first-come,...