Exterminator Reveals Dangers Of Some Maltese Ants

May 17 2024 Share

Speaking to Malta Daily, Exterminator Arnold Sciberras revealed the danger that some species of ants can have on Maltese households.

He revealed that in Malta there are over 50 different species of ants and that most are beneficial but that there are 6 species of ants which are considered pests and that 3 of those 6 can cause a lot of trouble.

Arnold stated that these 3 species of ants can damage residential houses by moving around tiles and digging up the house’s grouting which can be a very costly expense and stressful to fix.

There are also those that damage the kitchen area by eating food and even contaminating food and those that obviously can potentially damage one’s garden and small ecosystem.

Arnold ended by revealing that in a year thousands is lost due to damages caused by these minute species of ants.


Release Month Of Squid Game Season 2 Announced

May 17 2024 Share

Emmy-winning actor and star of Squid Game season 1, Lee Jung-jae, has revealed that the long awaited second season of the show will be released on Netflix in December 2024.

The survival thriller that took the world by storm has reportedly countless more stories to tell, including resolving the end of season one where Lee’s character Gi-hun goes back hoping to stop the twisted competition.

That cliffhanger has remained unanswered for over two years, but recent remarks confirm that the wait for new episodes is almost over.

While promoting his new role in the Star Wars tv show The Acolyte, Lee confirmed to Business Insider that the second season of Squid Game would be premiering in the end of the year.

The upcoming installment of Squid Game will carry forward the premise of the first season, featuring a new group of contestants willing to risk their lives in deadly games for a chance to win a 45.6 billion won cash prize.

However, as shown in the Squid Game season 2 preview, Gi-hun has completely abandoned his plans to reunite with his daughter in the United States. Instead, he is now determined to seek revenge against the mysterious organization behind the games.


Design Dreams and Building Beams: Malta’s Largest Construction and Property Event

May 17 2024 Share

This May, 23rd and 24th Malta will host its largest event dedicated to the interior design, architecture, and construction industries. Held at the MFCC (Ta’ Qali), this two-day event will bring together industry leaders, experts, and innovators to showcase, discuss, and explore the latest trends, challenges, and advancements in these fields.

Professional Programme:

The morning sessions, running from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM, will feature professional talks and workshops tailored for industry professionals.

Open to the Public:

From 2:30 PM to 7:00 PM, the event will open its doors to the public, offering a chance for everyone to engage with the latest trends and innovations in furniture, interior designing, architecture, tools, and construction materials.

Competitions and Incredible Prizes:

● Moodboard Competition: Architects and interior designers can showcase their creativity and compete for a luxurious prize package worth €2,000, featuring high-end items donated by exhibitors.
● Malta Design Competition: Architects are invited to transform a generic template into a breathtaking design using Malta Design’s extensive product range. The winner will receive a €1,000 voucher from Malta Design.
● Bridge Point will be hosting an Arcade Pac-Man competition with amazing prizes. Don’t miss the chance to showcase your retro gaming skills and win big!

Architecture Hub: Explore a dedicated space for innovation and ideas, featuring collaborations with notable firms such as XYZ and MJMDA. This hub will showcase cutting-edge architectural concepts and designs.

Exclusive Workshops: Engage in workshops designed to enhance your skills and broaden your understanding of current trends and techniques in the industry.

Notable Speakers:

Gain insights from leading figures in the industry, including:

● Daniele Franceschin partner at Renzo Piano Studio: Known for the City Gate and the Parliament of Valletta.
● Andreas Brandner, President at the European Council of Civil Engineers.
● Charles Xuereb, CEO at Trident Estates.
● Prof Graeme Brooker, Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art.
● Rosie Haslem, Managing Director of Streetsense UK.
● Jonathan Buttigieg, CEO of Vassallo Builders Limited.
● Mark Dwyer, Project Executive at Two Trees Management, Boston USA.

For the full programme and list of speakers, visit the event programme.

Networking Opportunities: Attendees can connect during daily coffee breaks and enjoy complimentary lunches.

Happy Hour Delights:

Relax after sessions with Happy Hour events at various stands:
● Relax at JMV’s stand with a whiskey. Cheers to fruitful connections!
● Beer at the Design Hub, courtesy of Light Design Solutions and MIDA.
● Special drinks at the Tessera stand and F.Schembri stand.
● More delights at other stands throughout the venue.

Beatriz Rodriguez Sanz, the event’s director, emphasised the goal of creating a platform for dialogue and partnership to foster sustainable growth in the sector.

For more information and to register, visit the official website.


Family-Focused Activities at Public Service Expo24 This Sunday

May 17 2024 Share

Join us at the Public Service Expo24 at the MFCC Ta’ Qali this Sunday, 19th May 2024, for a day packed with engaging activities designed to benefit families, parents, and children. This year’s expo showcases the daily operations of the public service administration and provides valuable insights into various services.

Start your visit at 10:30 AM with a session led by Prof. Angela Abela from Positive Parenting titled “X’ser jghinek biex tibni familja ghal qalbek,” where she will discuss key aspects of building a happy family. This 30-minute talk promises to be both informative and inspiring.

Continue your day with a critical Q&A session from 11:30 AM till 12:30 PM on Pensions and Social Benefits. This session will be moderated by Keith Demicoli and feature insights from the Permanent Secretary and the Director of Income Support and Compliance, offering a great opportunity to get expert answers to your questions.

From 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, engage your children in the Children’s Policy Activity, where Amber Bondin will encourage kids to use the Empowering App. This interactive session allows children to send feedback, create pictures, and more.

Conclude the educational day with Dr. Rita Micallef’s talk from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM on empowering parents to nurture their family and build a brighter future for their children. Organised by Positive Parenting, this session will provide valuable tips and strategies for effective parenting.

Don’t miss these insightful sessions and register here!