Tag: 2019

Foreign direct investment up by €3.3 billion in 2019

The main contributors to total FDI flows were financial and insurance activities with a total contribution of 87.5%

4.3% increase in agricultural activity registered during 2019

The NSO said that the industry was also financially assisted by a range of EU-funded programmes which, in 2019, amounted to €26.1 million; a decrease, however, of 12.6% over the sum benefited from in 2018.

158 Maltese and 25 foreigners residing in Marsascala arraigned in court...

This information was tabled in parliament by Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri following a parliamentary question by PN MP Hermann Schiavone.

The Lion King top choice for local cinema goers in 2019

According to the National Statistics Office - Malta, the public's favourite film to watch in local cinemas last year was Disney's The Lion King.

3,123 trees planted in 40 locations in the first three months...

In a statement, Infrastructure Malta said that since it launched its nationwide tree-planting programme in 2019, the agency has now introduced over 11,800 indigenous trees in 80 different roadside strips and other urban and rural areas in Malta and if any of the new trees are damaged or die, Infrastructure Malta will replace them as part of this care agreement.

276 thefts reported in Gozo in 2019

A total of 276 thefts were reported in Gozo during 2019. This came out in statistics tabled in Parliament by Internal Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri following a series of Parliamentary questions by MP Chris Said.

Watch: Thriving economy; country needs to get back on track –...

In his final New Year’s message as Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says that Malta’s economy is thriving however he also says that the country needs to get back on track.

Watch: Pray for grace built on justice in Malta – Archbishop...

Archbishop Charles Scicluna will be celebrating the traditional end-of-year thanksgiving mass at St. John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta.

10 offbeat stories from 2019

From hit songs about sausage rolls to the world's first odour map, here are 10 of the more offbeat news stories from 2019:

Happy facts from 2019

TheCHIVE - a website which specialises in memes and funny pictures has come up with a solution of sorts to make people feel a bit better about this world we live in.