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News Malta: Following the tracks of the Malta Railway

News source: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20190118/community/following-the-tracks-of-the-malta-railway.699519
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

A chance encounter and a promise made in London in the 1980s induced a man’s endeavour to keep the memory of the Malta Railway alive. Paul Galea, a former TV director, met Brigadier Bernard L. Rigby, ...

News Malta: India and Malta discuss possibility of enhancing commercial ties

News source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/2019/jan/19/india-and-malta-discuss-possibility-of-enhancing-commercial-ties-1926982.html
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

NEW DELHI: India and Malta discussed the possibility of enhancing trade and commercial ties between the two countries during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Maltese counterpart ...

News Malta: Malta signs deal for second offshore patrol vessel

News source: https://navaltoday.com/2019/01/18/malta-signs-deal-for-second-offshore-patrol-vessel/
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

The Armed Forces of Malta have signed a €35 million contract for the construction of a second purpose-built offshore patrol vessel that will be used in patrolling Malta’s territorial waters. The new v...

News Malta: Malta’s 2019 Festival and Events Calendar “sparks” with fireworks

News source: https://www.eturbonews.com/243077/maltas-2019-festival-and-events-calendar-sparks-with-fireworks
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Discover the many reasons why Malta, an archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean, is referred to as The Hidden Gem of the Mediterranean. Malta’s festivals are filled with different aspects of mu...

News Malta: BirdLife Malta demands closure of hunting season at sea after ‘massacre of protected ducks’

News source: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2019-01-17/local-news/BirdLife-Malta-demands-closure-of-hunting-season-at-sea-after-massacre-of-protected-ducks-6736202182
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

While yesterday’s Ornis Committee meeting was in session, BirdLife Malta received news that a flock of protected Shelducks were being shot off the northeast coast of Malta, the NGO said in a statement ...

News Malta: PM suggests Malta as European base for Indian companies in the UK

News source: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2019-01-18/local-news/PM-suggests-Malta-as-European-base-for-Indian-companies-in-the-UK-6736202265
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

There are many Indian companies currently in London who are surveying Malta as a European base of operations due to its identical values and Commonwealth base that bring Malta and India together, Prim...

News Malta: Malta International Airport reports growth in all major markets in 2018

News source: https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/92313/malta_international_airport_reports_growth_in_all_major_markets_in_2018
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

The Malta International Airport (MIA) registered a 47% increase in traffic over a three-year period and an 800,000 growth in passenger movements from the previous year as it announced a record-breakin...

News Malta: Amstel Malta Dispels Existence of Fake Product

News source: https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2019/01/18/amstel-malta-dispels-existence-of-fake-product/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

The Nigerian Breweries Plc., (NB), makers of Amstel Malta, has dispelled the rumours making the rounds about the existence of a ‘fake’ malt belonging to the brand. In a statement issued, the company s...

News Malta: Malta International Airport : MIA expected to receive more than 7 million passengers in 2019

News source: https://www.marketscreener.com/MALTA-INTERNATIONAL-AIRPO-5241560/news/Malta-International-Airport-MIA-expected-to-receive-more-than-7-million-passengers-in-2019-27881601/
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Having just closed off another record year, Malta International Airport is now forecasting an increase of 5.8 per cent in traffic for 2019, driving passenger movements up to 7.2 million. This forecast ...

News Malta: Malta Maritime Museum to expand by 500 square metres

News source: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20190116/community/malta-maritime-museum-to-expand-by-500-square-metres.699426
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

The Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa will increase the total area of its public museum and exhibition space, and extend its online outreach with the digitisation of 2,600 objects from its collectio...

News Malta: Malta reaches 100% disbursement of EU funds by 2018

News source: https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/92335/malta_reaches_100_disbursement_of_eu_funds_by_2018
Publicated on: Friday 18 January 2019

Malta will not be sending any EU funds back to Brussels, as it has achieved all its disbursement targets of the funds allocated to it in the context of the 2014-2020 programming period. In a statement ...

News Malta: Malta & Gozo

News source: http://www.theculturalvoyager.com/malta-gozo.html
Publicated on: hursday 17 January 2019

Having what’s widely considered the best port in the Mediterranean Malta has always been an island of interest, the crossroads of the Arab and Christian worlds. It has been invaded many times over the ...