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  • Campus book festival in March

    Campus book festival in March

    The National Book Council and Għaqda tal-Malti – Università’s sixth edition of the Campus Book Festival will be held on March 27, 28 and 29, kicking off daily at 9am with back-to-back activities planned until 4 pm. On Friday the activities will...

  • Common cancer myths

    Common cancer myths

    Each year on February 4, World Cancer Day empowers people across the world to show support, raise a collective voice and take personal action on cancer. This year marks the launch of the three-year ‘I Am and I Will’ campaign. ‘I Am and I Will’ is...

  • Changing my mind

    Changing my mind

    YufuIndustrial EstateSan GwannTel: 2137 7733 Food: 8/10Value: 8/10Overall: 8/10 The will to change one’s mind is essential to the curious eater. Even as a child, I remember being confused at other children’s reluctance to taste food they’d never...

  • Perspective, humour and passion

    Perspective, humour and passion

    Marie Briguglio & Steve Bonello:No man’s land: People, place and pollution Malta, Kite Group A few days ago I received a book from a dear Maltese colleague as a gift: No Man’s Land – signed by its creators Marie Briguglio and Steve Bonello. I read...

  • Journey of childhood trauma

    Antoine Cassar: Erbgħin Jum, EDE Publishers Antoine Cassar is not the kind of writer given to autobiographical works. He has written mainly about language, maps and borders, and not about what happened to him. That separation, however, has...

  • Show a little extra love

    Show a little extra love

    I think it must have been around a decade ago. A former boyfriend of mine and I had decided to go out for dinner to celebrate Valentine’s Day at one of the island’s fancier hotels and what started out as a romantic evening ended up being a bit of...

  • How to fight obesity

    How to fight obesity

    One way to wean a population off unhealthy foods would be to tax them, according to a recent global report. Victor Paul Borg gets his teeth into the issue. A major global report on diet recently called for taxes to be imposed on unhealthy...

  • Campari launches new short movie, Entering Red

    Campari launches new short movie, Entering Red

    Campari, the iconic Italian aperitif, has unveiled the latest in the Red Diaries series – the enigmatic and enticing short film, Entering Red. Remaining true to Campari’s mantra that every cocktail tells a story, this year’s production inaugurates...

  • Cynthia de Giorgio awarded Sovereign Military Order medal

    Cynthia de Giorgio awarded Sovereign Military Order medal

    The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta honoured Ms Cynthia de Giorgio, CEO and Curator of The St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation with the Cross of the Order pro Melito Melitensi. The award was...

  • Say it with Baci on most romantic day of the year

    Say it with Baci on most romantic day of the year

    Getting tongue-tied around February 14? There are few gifts better than chocolate that say ‘I love you’, and the iconic Baci pralines are the perfect way to show your loved one how much you care. Each chocolate is wrapped in a message of love,...

  • First Bupa Malta Awards honour outstanding services to health

    First Bupa Malta Awards honour outstanding services to health

    The first Bupa Malta Awards went to two medical consultants and the Prime Minister’s wife for their outstanding contribution in the areas of health research and philanthropy. The awards went to Prof. Alexander Felice for his Outstanding...

  • New jewellery collection

    New jewellery collection

    Michael Kors has launched a new jewellery collection made from sterling silver, semi-precious stones, sparkling accents. and luxe plating in 14-carat gold, rose gold and rhodium. Rich in detail and designed with a timeless sensibility, the...

  • CSR event at Dar Niki Cassar hostel

    CSR event at Dar Niki Cassar hostel

    The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) held its annual CSR event at Dar Niki Cassar hostel in Msida, run by the YMCA, which offers residency and shelter for homeless families. Thirty-six employees from the ERA participated in the two-day...

  • Finding order in disorder

    Finding order in disorder

    Ramsey Theory, named after the Cambridge mathematician, philo­sopher and economist Frank P. Ramsey (1903-1930), is a popular area of combinatorial mathematics that can be described as finding order in disorder. A basic result in this area is that...

  • Emirates celebrates Australia Day in Malta

    Emirates Airlines celebrated Australia Day in Malta with local journalists at Chukkas restaurant. Right from the start in 1998, Australia was and still is an important and strategic destination for Emirates Airlines. Over the past years, the...

  • Myth debunked: What is 0.999...?

    The Latin term ad infinitum translates to ‘to infinity’, which is commonly used for sequences of numbers or summations that never end. Attempting to understand infinity can be quite a perplexing task. To illustrate this, we pose the following...

  • Photo of the week

    Frank P. Ramsey was a British mathematician, philosopher and economist. He was born in Cambridge (UK) in 1903, obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge (UoC) in 1923, became a mathematics lecturer at UoC in...

  • It’s all about balance and good coffee

    It’s all about balance and good coffee

    Depending on your age, your job description and even your character in general, the way you work is influenced by your environment. Kristina Cassar Dowling gives productivity at the workplace some overtime hours. The workplace is a strange place.

  • Rental home makeovers that won’t break the bank

    Rental home makeovers that won’t break the bank

    Making a house feel like a home is pretty much a rite of passage the majority of us will go through. This sense of nesting is what gives us comfort, sets a welcoming feeling in our space – one we long to return to after long days at work or time...

  • Staying at the forefront

    Staying at the forefront

    We plan to continue to capitalise on Malta’s healthy property market while continuing to adopt new technologies and methods to best service our clients’ requirements, says Robert Spiteri Paris, managing director at Perry estate agents. We have had...