The Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility (FITA) is working on new software that should improve the life skills of persons with special needs.
The software, called Dawra Madwarna (a look around us), incorporates and improves upon features and exercises from a number of existing educational and life skills software, all of which are in English.
This... Read More
Coming Home (lyrics and music by Richard Micallef) won the Malta Eurovision Song Contest tonight and the group Firelight will represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark in May.
The group took a commanding lead in voting, winning the maximum 12 points from four of the five (mostly foreign) judges. The televoting vote, representing one judge, went to Hypnotika.... Read More
Malta International Airport saw a passenger increase of 11.2 per cent in January, over the same period last year, thanks to added capacity and a consistently positive seat load factor, which went up by 0.3 percentage points.
Traffic from the UK grew by 6.2 per cent, with growth seen on the Liverpool, Edinburgh and Bristol routes. Traffic from Italy - the second biggest... Read More
A “Travel to Gozo Weekend-Valentine Special” initiative was announced by Gozo Minister Anton Refalo this morning.
The initiative, being undertaken in collaboration with the Bank of Valletta and with the support of Gozo Channel, Gozo Tourism Association and the Gozo Business Chamber, will see Gozo Channel fares lowered by almost 50 per cent between February 14 and 16.... Read More
Younger people who are not yet on the property ladder risk creating a future cycle in which their own children have a tougher struggle to become home owners, a UK report says.
The current generation of 25 to 36-year-olds, the traditional age group for first-time buyers, is split into ‘property haves’ and ‘property have-nots’ who face very different... Read More
The US government has authorised limited crude oil exports to Europe for the first time in years, raising new questions about how companies are testing the limits of a controversial, decades-old exports ban.
The Department of Commerce has granted two licences to export US crude to the UK since last year and another two to Italy, according to data Reuters obtained through a... Read More