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  • Bargain bookfair

    The Salesians of Don Bosco are organising a bargain bookfair of thousands of rare, new, old and second-hand books, with an exclusive selection of Melitensia at St Patrick’s Salesian School, St John Bosco Street, Sliema between tomorrow and...

  • The heroism of Captain Andrew Moynihan

    The heroism of Captain Andrew Moynihan

    In Gordon Caruana Dingli’s article ‘Moynihan House bites the dust’ (Times of Malta, March 2) and Prof. Joseph Galea’s letter to the editor ‘Save Moynihan House’ (The Sunday Times of Malta, March 10), both correspondents made impassioned pleas for...

  • Burger that stole my heart

    Burger that stole my heart

    Bandit205, St Joseph High Street, ĦamrunTel: 2701 0079 Food: 9/10Service: 7/10Ambience: 7/10Value: 9/10Overall: 8/10 The main pull when planning a holiday genuinely tends to be the cuisine. I went to Vietnam in search of the perfect Hieu Tieu...

  • Musing on Ta’ Xbiex’s origin and past…

    Musing on Ta’ Xbiex’s origin and past…

    On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Ta’ Xbiex as a parish, it is interesting to look at the locality’s origins and history. First and foremost the locality’s name, etymology and the relationship between the two, or its ‘borgata’, remains an...

  • Let’s bring our workers back

    Let’s bring our workers back

    A few weeks ago, the news broke that a group of Turkish workers were going to in essence be imported to Malta in order to work on the site formerly occupied by the Fortina Hotel. So far, so golden. What was less than golden were further reports of...

  • Charles & Ron to exhibit in Washington

    This Saturday, local designers Charles & Ron will be representing Malta at Fashion Night Ignites at Perry Belmont House in Washington DC, an event that aims to bring together diplomacy, fashion and philanthropy in a mission to support global...

  • Four simple food choices that help you lose weight and stay healthy

    It’s difficult to lose weight. And it’s even harder to keep it off. Many people achieve short-term weight-loss only to return to their previous lifestyle choices – and their previous weight – over time. This can lead to yo-yoing between weight...

  • Be fit to have healthy kids

    Be fit to have healthy kids

    If you are planning to have a baby soon, there is a lot to do as, surely, you want to have the healthiest baby possible. Although no one can promise you an easy pregnancy and a healthy baby, this article covers some important things you can do to...

  • Sliema grew with the ferries – Part 2

    Sliema grew with the  ferries – Part 2

    The barklori protested against the threat to their livelihood posed by the new ferries of The Sliema Valletta Ferry Service Company set up by Julius (Giulio) Goldseller; they demonstrated in front of the Governor’s Palace in Valletta on May 25,...

  • The search for another earth

    The search for another earth

    Earth is the cradle of humankind, but one can’t stay in a cradle forever. The famous words of Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, a Russian rocket scientist born in the 19th century, were perhaps once seen as the mere utterings of science fiction. Tsiolkovsky...

  • Myth debunked: Can I contribute to astronomical knowledge from my own home?

    It is a common misconception that astronomical observations can only be carried out from extensively large observatories with extremely expensive telescopes and complicated control systems. Although such professional setups are indeed best...

  • Photo of the week - March 17, 2019

    Photo of the week - March 17, 2019

    Saturn, imaged by Maltese astrophotographer Alexei Pace. Saturn currently rises into view in the early hours of the morning.

  • Students at a crossroads with nature, arts and expression

    Students at a crossroads with nature, arts and expression

    Inspired by the saying of master artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci that “water is the driving force of all life”, students of St Ignatius College have created water-themed paintings that explore the intersection of this vital natural element...

  • Mapfre Group sponsors recreational activities

    Mapfre Group sponsors recreational activities

    A number of employees from Mapfre Group recently volunteered to take several clients from Dar il-Kaptan for a fun-filled bowling activity. Mapfre Group sponsored this activity which saw the residents enjoy themselves outside of their daily...

  • Inspired by Japan and South Korea

    Inspired by Japan and South Korea

    A photographic expedition to Japan and South Korea has introduced new territories and spectacular new effects of light to Lucia Pica’s ever-expanding beauty landscape at Chanel. From a glimmer of fish scales captured at a market in Tokyo to a...

  • Malta welcomes Fendi

    Malta welcomes Fendi

    Synonymous with the world’s leading brands, Sarto continues to cater to the ever-growing demands of Malta’s discerning fashion lover by adding Fendi to its portfolio. Spring 2019 marks another milestone for the Malta-based retailer with the...

  • An astonishing discovery

    An astonishing discovery

    After five years of re-search, La Prairie has developed two powerful products that, when used together, provide extraordinary illumination to the skin. In testing the efficacy of White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion and White Caviar Crème...

  • International fashion brand George to open at Main Street Complex

    International fashion brand George will soon be opening a new store at Main Street Shopping Complex, Paola, offering women’s, men’s and children’s clothing collections and accessories. The complex is now 100 per cent occupied. George at ASDA,...

  • Forging better balance and equality

    Forging better balance and equality

    Research has shown a direct correlation between the increase in national economic growth and positive female workforce participation. From a business perspective, research of Fortune 500 companies found that those with at least one female board...

  • Giant tortoise thought extinct is found on Galapagos

    Giant tortoise thought extinct is found on Galapagos

    Conservationists in the Galapagos Islands have found a giant tortoise from a species thought to have become extinct more than a century ago. The adult female tortoise was found on the island of Fernandina in the west of the Pacific archipelago,...