Gavin Gulia officially elected to Parliament

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The Chairman of the Malta Tourism Authority, Gavin Gulia has been elected to occupy the seat vacated by the current governor of Central Bank Edward Scicluna.

Gulia beat Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando with 1,486 votes against JPO’s 1,479, with Charles Azzopardi being ousted early on in the race.

Dr. Gulia served a short stint as Justice minister in 1998 and will return to Parliament for the first time since 2013.


240 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 80 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 240 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,354 swab tests, while 80 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 42 cases were family members of previously known cases, 11 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 6 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 11 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 14,769 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 12,016 have recovered, 234 died and 2,519 are still active.


“Together we can write history”; 100 days of Bernard Grech as PN leader

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“Together we can write history.”

These were the words of Dr. Bernard Grech, 100 days after his election as Nationalist Party Leader.

Dr. Grech is enthusiastic in presenting a ‘New Page’ for our country and while the boost in ratings on the MaltaToday survey was encouraging, the PN leader is aware that the party has more work to do.

Amongst other plans, Dr. Grech revealed the importance of investing in the youth and Gozo, two sectors in which he will maintain constant contact and see to the development of the PN in those areas.


Paris’ Champs-Élysées to be converted into ‘extraordinary garden’

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Paris’ Champs-Élysées is set to be turned into an ‘extraordinary garden’ after getting the green-light from Mayor Anne Hidalgo.

The €250 million project will go ahead after France’s hosting of the 2024 Summer Olympics with the Champs-Élysées committee president expressing enthusiasm over the revival of one of the world’s most beautiful avenues.

Paris to Convert Champs-Elysees into "Extraordinary Garden"

In Malta, concern was expressed over the Floriana’s green transformation project being swept under the carpet ‘for almost 8 years’.