More People in Malta Are Adopting Abandoned Dogs During Covid-19 Pandemic

With people at home, in isolation, it seems like many have found solace in adopting a furry friend to keep them company. Manager of the sanctuary of the Association for Abandoned Animals in Birzebbugia, Rosalind Agius, shares that in a month, a total of 50 dogs were adopted. She tells TVM: “This is our puppy […]

Rate of Reproduction of Covid-19 in Malta Drops Below 1

With just one new case recorded today and one yesterday, things seem to be going well for Malta and our fight against the Covid-19 virus. Earlier this week, Prof. Gauci confirmed that Malta’s R0 factor (how many people you transmit the virus to once you’ve contracted it) was at 1.1. The global average of the […]

COVID-19: 1 New Case, 39 Recovered in the Past 24 Hours

  In today’s COVID-19 Update, the Superintendent of Public Health, Prof Charmaine Gauci announced that after more than 600 tests which were carried out in the past 24 hours, 1 New Case of Coronavirus has been confirmed, whilst 39 persons have recovered. This brings the total of cases in Malta to 445, with 204 persons […]

Malta’s Humanitarian Aid Proposal to Libya approved by the EU

  In the Council of EU Foreign Ministers, which met yesterday, a Humanitarian Aid Package to Libya was approved and agreed upon. This happened after Malta’s Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs proposed this as an item on the agenda. The European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi explained that this aid is going to […]

The “Little Stars Library” to Deliver Books to Children Stuck at Home

  Books transport minds into exciting new worlds and the Malta Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society has partnered with the National Literacy Agency to help children battle boredom during these days of social isolation. Launched today to coincide with World Book Day, The Little Stars Library (Il-Librerija tal-Istellini) is an initiative, which piggybacks on the […]

A 1729 Attard Chapel Is Being Restored to its Former Glory

  Infrastructure Malta started the structural restoration of the 1729 St Paul’s Chapel in Attard, to reinforce its walls and stop damages caused by years of subsidence. Structural monitoring and other technical studies conducted in 2015 revealed that cracks that had appeared along this chapel’s walls in previous years were caused by their gradual continuous […]

COVID-19: The European Commission Approves a €5.3m COVID-19 Research & Development Fund

  In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malta Council for Science and Technology is launching a COVID-19 R&D Fund to provide innovative and/or improved approaches with regards to the current and/or other antiviral relevant research, control and contain the spread. Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy Clayton Bartolo welcomed the European Commission’s […]

Three Men Greviously Injured in Three Separate Incidents

  Three men were greviously injured following three separate incidents yesterday. A 20-year old from Zabbar was taken to Mater Dei in an Ambulance after suffering injuries which were caused by a fire in a garage in Zabbar. In the same incident a 27-year old from Marsaskala suffered light injuries. Meanwhile, a 31-year old man […]