Gavin Gulia resigns shortly after he is elected

Jan 13 2021 Share

Gavin Gulia has just resigned from Parliament, only shortly after being elected through a casual election and being sworn in.

Dr. Gulia stated that he was asked to remain as the Malta Tourism Authority’s chairman and pilot their strategic plan for 2020, when he then resigned from the House.

The Labour MP’s resignation means that the Government may fill his vacant seat through co-option.


General Workers’ Union proposes that bankers be considered front-liners and get vaccinated earlier

Jan 13 2021 Share

The General Workers’ Union (GWU) Secretary for Professionals, Finance and Services Section has been in talks with the Bankers Association regarding the consideration of proposing an earlier COVID-19 vaccination for its workers.

The union has stated that these workers are in contact with people all the time and put themselves and their family at risk due to exposure within the workplace.

”Therefore, the GWU has proposed that they too be considered front-liners and should be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a priority.”


Having internet issues? Melita victims of cyber attack to extort money

Jan 13 2021 Share

If you’re having internet issues today we may have found the reason why as Melita have taken to Facebook to announce that they have suffered a DDOS attack by cybercriminals.

UPDATE 17:30:Our cyber security measures have largely mitigated today’s DDOS attack and, although the attack is…

Posted by Melita on Wednesday, 13 January 2021

The telecommunications company assured the public that ‘no systems were penetrated or breached’ and they are doing their utmost to contain the issue as soon as possible.

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€50,000 fine and suspended sentence for 21-year-old involved in match fixing

Jan 13 2021 Share

A 21-year-old Qormi resident was fined €50,000 and landed a suspended sentence after admitting his involvement in a match-fixing scandal related to Attard FC.

Rudgear Scerri appeared in court on Wednesday under arrest and was charged with the manipulation of a sporting event, withholding of information from the police and involvement in unlicensed gaming.

Following the seizure of up to €30,000 after a home raid, the man plead guilty and admitted to the acts.