Tag: Owen Bonnici

Former EU Commissioner appointed UM Pro-Chancellor

Vella who served as European Commissioner for the Environment, Fisheries and Maritime, had served as Minister in various cabinets along the years under four different prime ministers. He was first elected MP in 1976.

Literacy agency donates books to children’s homes

Maltese and English-language books are being distributed to all residential homes for children across the country through an initiative launched by the National Literacy Agency.

No public funds used in Bonnici’s ‘Love Actually’ video

Education Minister Owen Bonnici said that no public funds were used in the production of his May 1 video, inspired by a famous scene from 2003 romantic film Love Actually.

Lunches still being distributed to children under Scheme 9

After closing the schools, the Government and the Ministry made the necessary arrangments so that the lunches remain delivered on a daily basis to the children that need them. Arrangements have been made to also cater for the children in need who attend Church schools.

Educational resources repository freely available online

Minister for Education Owen Bonnici visited MCAST where he was able to experience lectures being done remotely from the teacher’s and students’ own homes following the decision to temporarily close all schools due to COVID-19.

School resources are being printed for those without internet or computer...

The Ministry however did not provide the number of students attending state schools that lack access to a computer and have internet connection at home.

Decision on MATSEC exams by end of month

A decision on the MATSEC exams scheduled to take place this spring will be announced by the end of the month, Education Minister Owen Bonnici pledged today.

Watch: Teachers who visited coronavirus affected countries ordered to stay at...

Maltese teachers seem to be concerned about the coronavirus (COVID-2019) according to Education Minister Owen Bonnici. In a press release issued later, the Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) issued a warning to all teachers and students who recently visited any of the affected countries to not show up at school.

Be an example and resign Repubblika tells Minister Bonnici

Members of the rule of law NGO, Repubblika reiterated their demand for the resignation of Minister Owen Bonnici. In a press conference on Monday, Repubblika questioned how Minister Bonnici can set an example to society and future generations if he retains his position in spite of a constitutional ruling against him. On Thursday last week, a court’s decision found that Owen Bonnici, as Minister for Justice personally breached the fundamental human right to freedom of expression for ordering the public cleaning over the removal of the makeshift memorial to slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

A Bonnici vs Delia debate on Newsbook?

Will Minister Owen Bonnici accept Newsbook.com.mt invitation to a debate with activist Manwel Delia? The invitation followed the court’s decision on Thursday where Manuel Delia won a constitutional case against Justice Minister Owen Bonnici and the Director-General responsible for public cleaning, over the removal of the makeshift memorial to slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in front of the law courts in Valletta.