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  • New book on managing investments

    A book entitled Accounting for Financial Instruments: A Guide to Valuation and Risk Management has recently been published by Dr Emanuel Camilleri and Roxanne Camilleri. The book is aimed at professional accountants and auditors and students alike...

  • Leo Sayer concert

    Leo Sayer concert

    International singer and performer Leo Sayer being greeted by Calypso Radio and Xejk TV presenter Twanny Scerri. Sayer performed greatly at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta on June 18. The concert was organised by CMC Promotions.

  • Journal of Baroque Studies’s latest edition

    ‘Vigilance and the role of fortifications in Malta during the outbreak of plague in Messina in 1743’ is the title of an article by Dr Stephen Spiteri featured in the latest edition of the annual Journal of Baroque Studies published by the...

  • Ganni Pace work at Fatima Sanctuary

    Ganni Pace work at Fatima Sanctuary

    A bas relief depicting the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima by sculptor Ganni Pace was recently inaugurated at the Fatima Sanctuary in Guardamangia by Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona, OP. The work, a mixture of white cement with carrara marble...

  • Pupils help in Villa Frere Gardens rehabilitation

    Pupils help in Villa Frere Gardens rehabilitation

    Students at Pietà primary are pictured planting a tree at Villa Frere Gardens near to their school to mark the completion of an HSBC-sponsored repair project, as members of the Friends of Villa Frere look on. The HSBC water programme Catch the...

  • Being resilient

    Today’s readings: Jeremiah 20, 10-13; Romans 5, 12-15; Matthew 10, 26-33. The fact that so often in life, evil and adversity prevail puts our faith in God to the test. This is the natural reaction. Yet believing that because the Lord is at my side...

  • Ta’ Pinu mosaics inaugurated

    Ta’ Pinu mosaics inaugurated

    The new mosaics adorning the new parvis project at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary in Gharb were inaugurated last Sunday. The ceremony was led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, together with Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Mgr George Bugeja, OFM, Apostolic Vigar of...

  • Announcements

    CAMILLERI. On June 23, at Mater Dei Hospital, CHARLIE, of Wardija, limits of St Paul’s Bay, passed peacefully away at the age of 63, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his great loss his wife Frances, his children Noel and...

  • Elected chairman of European accelerator technology initiative

    Dr Nicholas Sammut, deputy dean the University of Malta’s Faculty of ICT, was elected chairman of the governing board of the Accelerator Research and Innovation for European Science and Society (Aries). Aries brings together the major European...

  • An economy for our home

    An economy for our home

    In recent weeks we have heard a lot about the economy. Going back to its Greek roots, the word ‘eco­nomy’ recalls household management. It is about the management of our house and its contents. The space we call ‘home’ is dear to us all because it...

  • Nadur showcases agricultural produce

    Nadur showcases agricultural produce

    Around 170 exhibitors took part in the 24th edition of the agricultural show organised by Nadur local council. Items on display included agricultural produce, animals, old agricultural machinery, traditional carts, local crafts, traditional...

  • The President’s engagements

    4pm The President visits the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali, LUISS University, in Rome. 5pm The President visits the premises of Fondazione Terzo Pilastro, Italia e Mediterraneo in Rome. Tuesday 10.30am The President attends...

  • From the humble karozzin to a wireless metro system

    From the humble karozzin to a wireless metro system

    Stuck in traffic again? This is a common situation in Malta. It actually should make us think again how important transport is these days. Since as humans we have only two legs that can carry us with a limited speed and payload, we clearly require...

  • Quotes and news

    During a Zenit news agency interview with Sweden’s recently named first cardinal, Cardinal-designate Anders Arborelius said: “We are not just a little minority of second-class foreigners, we belong to society. And I think for many Catholics, and...

  • For your diary

    • Today, Xewkija celebrates the feast of St John the Baptist. A concelebrated Mass by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will be said at 8.45am. Fr Marcello Ghirlando, OFM, will deliver the panegyric. The Duke of Connaught’s Own Band of Birkirkara will play...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Regent Pharmacy, 70, Merchants Street, Valletta (2124 5135);Chemimart International Pharmacy, 650, St Joseph High Road, Ħamrun (2123 6477);St George’s Pharmacy, 21, Main Street, Qormi (2144 3045);Mackie’s Pharmacy, L. Casolani Street, Ta’ Paris,...

  • Updated - Birkirkara lawyer Adrian Delia to bid for the PN leadership

    Updated - Birkirkara lawyer Adrian Delia to bid for the PN leadership

    Adrian Delia, a partner in a legal firm, is to submit a bid for the leadership of the Nationalist Party after feeling “a need to answer the country’s call”. Dr Delia, who is the president of Birkirkara FC, has never occupied any role within the...

  • Father finds out son is still alive after misidentified body is buried

    Father finds out son is still alive after misidentified body is buried

    A father found out his son was still alive after a body misidentified by officials was buried. Frank J. Kerrigan, of California, got a call 11 days after the funeral service held for the person he believed was his son. "Your son is alive," said...

  • Minister skirts questions about €1m direct order

    Minister skirts questions about €1m direct order

    The Finance Minister yesterday skirted questions on a contract worth about €1.04 million for IT networks at the prison that was awarded by direct order rather than after a call for tenders. Edward Scicluna was asked on the matter during a news...

  • British lawmakers hit by cyber security attack

    British lawmakers hit by cyber security attack

    Britain's parliament was hit by a cyber attack in which hackers tried to access email accounts, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service. Chris Rennard, a member of the Liberal Democrat party in the...

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