MSPCA Urges People To Adopt

  The MSPCA has put forward five proposals that could help reduce the number of stray dogs and cats in the shelter.   The first is a nationwide neutering campaign, alongside higher taxes for breeders, buyers, and sellers of pets. Both initiatives aim to encourage more people to adopt, rather than buy.     The […]

People Advised Not To Swim Due To High Wind Warning

  On Tuesday, The Weather Page Malta issued a warning against strong winds, which are expected to hit the Islands in the coming hours.   Since high winds can be potentially hazardous, people are advised not to swim or dive in any areas exposed to the Northwest wind from Tuesday afternoon till Thursday morning. These […]

Japan’s Father of Sudoku, Maki Kaji, Dead At 69

  Japan’s ‘father of Sudoku’, Maki Kaji, died at home on August 10 after losing his battle to cancer at the age of 69. The news was announced by his Japanese publisher.     Kaji was dubbed as the ‘father of Sudoku’ for his role in popularising the numerical brainteaser loved and adored by millions […]

Local Turtles Have Stopped Nesting As Sea Temperatures Rise

  Despite 320 loggerhead turtles having hatched in Malta and Gozo over summer last year, environmentalists are yet to come across a single turtle nest this year, as fears over the impact of climate change surge.     Surprisingly, 2020 was the most successful turtle nesting season in local recorded history. But with just a […]

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Afghanistan, The Taliban & How YOU Can Help

  On Sunday, Taliban militants took over Afghanistan’s capital and other major cities, almost two decades after they were driven from Kabul by US troops; as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country, abandoning the presidential palace to the Taliban.     However, following the withdrawal of US troops in early July, Afghan security forces […]