Times of Malta Thu, 23 Jan 2020 10:56:00 +0100Watch: Drought in Iran (ARTE)
Water shortages are at a critical level in Iran with once lush regions experiencing severe drought. How has the Islamic Republic sacrificed this vital resource?
...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 10:45:00 +0100Angola's ex first daughter Isabel dos Santos charged with money laundering
Angola's billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of state-owned oil firm...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 10:18:00 +0100Valletta Baroque Festival - January 23, 2020
Two concerts will be held tomorrow as part of the Valletta International Baroque Festival.
Voces Suaves, a vocal ensemble based in Basel, Swizerland, that performs ...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:59:00 +0100Watch: Abandoned spaces in the USA (ARTE)
Photographer, Matthew Christopher loves taking pictures of abandoned spaces - but he doesn't ever trespass. He works with local communities to highlight their forgo...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:53:00 +0100Canberra airport closed as bushfires flare anew in Australia
Bushfires near the Australian capital Canberra forced the city's airport to close on Thursday, as passenger flights were halted to make way for aircraft working to ...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:16:00 +0100Marsascala quays being repaired
Badly damaged quays at Zonqor, Marsascala, are being rebuilt by Infrastructure Malta in a €1m project.
The agency said the quays have been in a dangerous state af...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:11:00 +0100Edward Scicluna 'needs to assume responsibility' for appointing Valletta to FIAU
Finance Minister Edward Scicluna should assume responsibility for having appointed then assistant police commissioner Silvio Valletta to the board of governors of t...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:11:00 +0100Equity market coming back to life
In mid-December I had written an article about the impact on the Maltese capital market from the political developments that suddenly erupted the previous month. I ...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:02:00 +0100Exhibition of Bible copies
An exhibition entitled Bibles and Liturgical Books from Christian Churches in Malta: An Ecumenical Confluence is being held from tomorrow to Sunday at the Archbisho...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:57:00 +0100Zammit named as Gżira United coach
Gżira United have reached an agreement with Paul Zammit to take charge as first team coach, the Premier League club announced.
The Maroons this week have parted wa...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:42:00 +0100Book launch
A book on Ta’ Liesse church in Valletta will be launched today at 5.30pm at the church.
The book, entitled Ta’ Liesse, Malta’s Waterfront Shrine for Mariners,...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:35:00 +0100Toyota confirms plans for new Yaris-based crossover
Toyota is set to introduce a new crossover to take on the likes of the Nissan Juke and Ford Puma.
Set to be based on the recently-unveiled fourth-generation Yaris, ...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:21:00 +0100What happened on... January 23
The front pages of Times of Malta from 50, 25 and 10 years ago.
Become a Times of Malta premium member to gain full access to our archive dating back to January 1...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:19:00 +0100Probe into €50,000 Kasco tender
The government is looking into a €50,000 tender awarded to Keith Schembri’s paper company, Kasco Limited, just days before the former chief of staff was taken i...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:44:00 +0100China locks down city at centre of virus outbreak
China banned trains and planes from leaving a major city at the centre of a virus outbreak on Thursday, seeking to seal off its 11 million people to contain the con...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:25:00 +0100Today's front pages - January 23, 2020
The following are the top stories in Malta's newspapers on Thursday.
Times of Malta reports that the contract for a Comino ferry operator has been stalled amid comp...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:24:00 +0100Mental health of young people
The news that a major prevalence study targeting adolescent mental health was launched in mid-January has once again focussed attention on psychiatric issues, speci...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:15:00 +0100Monitoring our temples – a biologist’s perspective
Stephanie Sammut, a biologist at Heritage Malta, will tomorrow deliver a talk on the changes that occurred in biological communities in the soil and on the stones a...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:12:00 +0100Opinion: Appointment of the police chief - the failings of the PM's procedure
The Venice Commission had recommended that “there should be a public competition for the post of police commissioner and the appointing authority (prime minister ...Thu, 23 Jan 2020 06:59:00 +0100Robert Abela’s catch-22 - Ranier Fsadni
Paradox. Contradiction. Horns of a dilemma. Catch-22. Take your pick. You’ll need one of those terms to describe one of the main constraints of Robert Abela’s a...