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  • Malta e-government services top EU survey

    Malta e-government services top EU survey

    Malta's e-government services have again been judged the best in Europe, on the basis of the number of services available online and on mobile phone. The eGovernment Benchmark 2018, issued by the European Commission shows Malta obtained most marks...

  • Funds running dry for NGO which helps people with intellectual needs

    Funds running dry for NGO which helps people with intellectual needs

    As funds run thin, the very existence of an NGO which helps people with intellectual needs is now in jeopardy. Opening Doors Malta is marking its 10th anniversary but to continue doing its work within the sector it needs urgent funding, its...

  • Engaging in a theatrical conversation

    Engaging in a theatrical conversation

    For over 35 years, Christiane Véricel has been uniting actors of different cultures, backgrounds and ages on stage. Her wish? A simple desire to meet peers and live and share theatrical experiences. Participants include children, teenagers and...

  • Medieval Malta exhibition

    An exhibition on cartography of medieval Maltese towns and villages by Daniel Bugeja, also by Heritage Malta, will be on display at the Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa until the end of this month. The island of Malta is dotted with picturesque...

  • Malta’s oranges have excellent reputation

    An event by Heritage Malta focusing on oranges in 17th and 18th century Malta will be held on Thursday at 7.30pm at the Inquisitor’s Palacein Vittoriosa. Inquisitor Fabio Chigi loved the smell and taste of the Maltese orange to the extent that in...

  • Illustrated gallery talk

    Illustrated gallery talk

    In a public lecture held in collaboration with the Malta Historical Society will be held today at 6.30pm at the Malta Postal Museum in Valletta. Curator Christopher Grech will be concentrating on a few of the principal exhibits selected for the...

  • What happened on... November 22

    What happened on... November 22

    10 years ago - The Times Saturday, November 22, 2008 Unions want utility rates postponed to January 1 The Prime Minister will meet unions today to make his counterproposals to their nine-point package, which includes a postponement of the new...

  • Announcements - November 22, 2018

    Announcements - November 22, 2018

    CASSAR. On November 17, JOSEPHINE, mother of Mark Carani, aged 51, went to meet the Risen Lord and her sister Doris. She leaves to mourn her irreparable loss her son Mark, her sisters and brothers, Rita, Carmen, Sylvia and Katie, Mario, Leonard...

  • Dragut’s attacks on Malta

    All Maltese know of the arrival of the Knights in 1530 and the Great Siege in 1565 but what of the years in between? A talk by Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar – about Dragut’s many piratical attacks on Malta before the Great Siege – will fill the...

  • GRTU concerned about motorists' Black Friday

    GRTU concerned about motorists' Black Friday

    The GRTU has expressed concern about traffic congestion problems this Friday as some shops plan to open from dawn till midnight with special Black Friday offers. In a statement, the association, which represents businesses, said it has held...

  • Honouring unsung heroes

    Honouring unsung  heroes

    The daily lives of four human rights activists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Ethiopia and Tunisia are documented in an exhibition marking 30 years of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the European Union’s award to individuals and...

  • Smart recycling bins to be set up at bring-in sites

    Smart recycling bins to be set up at bring-in sites

    Recycling cooperative GreenPak on Wednesday started rolling out its latest bring-in site bins – iBiNs - equipped with smart technology that enable citizens to recycle 24/7 and could spell an end to overflowing bring-in sites.Using the so-called...

  • Archaeological Society lecture

    Archaeological Society lecture

    Italo Giordano, a specialised archaeological guide in Sicily, will be giving a lecture entitled ‘Controlling territory: the Greek fortress of San Basilio near Lentini, Sicily’ today. North of the Greek colony of Leontinoi and on the southern edge...

  • Public reading, book signing by Jim Crace

    Jim Crace, winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, the Whitbread Award and the James Black Tait Memorial Prize, will be returning to Malta for the local launch of his novel The Melody, published earlier this year. The event will take...

  • What happened on... November 21

    What happened on... November 21

    10 years ago - The Times Friday, November 21, 2008 Nurses suspend actions The harsh industrial actions that nurses and midwives were due to take on Monday were suspended following a meeting with the government yesterday morning. More talks...

  • Announcements - November 21, 2018

    Announcements - November 21, 2018

    MORAN. On November 20, at Karin Grech Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr VINCENT MORAN of Cospicua, residing at Paola, aged 86, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his sisters Mary and Rose,...

  • Public lecture on terrorism and the media

    A public lecture entitled ‘Terrorism and the media’ is being organised by the Centre for the Study and Practice of Conflict Resolution today. Julie Shedd, associate dean, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, will...

  • What happened on... November 20

    What happened on... November 20

    10 years ago - The Times Thursday, November 20, 2008 Shop owners expect tough Christmas Sixty-four per cent of retailers believe business prospects for the Christmas season will be either bad or very bad, according to a survey carried out by the...

  • Announcements - November 20, 2018

    Announcements - November 20, 2018

    MORAN. On November 20, at Karin Grech Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr VINCENT MORAN of Cospicua, residing at Paola, aged 86, passed away peacefully, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his sisters Mary and Rose,...

  • Spectacular Christmas lights switched on in Valletta

    Spectacular Christmas lights switched on in Valletta

    Spectacular Christmas lights have been switched on in Valletta's main streets as the city approaches the end of its year as European cultural capital. Republic Street, Merchants' Street as well as the areas in front of the former indoor market and...