Malta’s first ever National Easter Egg Hunt is coming and we are HYPED

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Local radio station Vibe FM in collaboration with Brown’s will be hosting an Easter Egg hunt across the Maltese islands  on Easter Saturday and we are hyped AF.

The event will feature 6 jam-packed hours of activities with a grand prize of €1,000 amongst other prizes and will take participants across the country, including some iconic Heritage Malta sites, where they have hidden 10 golden eggs.

Vibe Fm presents The Brown's Pharma Malta National Easter Egg Hunt is the first event of its kind in The Maltese Islands…

Posted by The Malta National Treasure Hunt on Monday, 15 February 2021

The event will have a six-hour slot on Vibe FM where constant updates will be given and what truly makes this event special is that a chunk of its proceeds will be in aid of Puttinu cares so get your cars ready because Malta’s first ever National Easter Egg Hunt is coming.

Malta Chamber of SMEs wins Civil Solidarity Prize

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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has awarded the Civil Solidarity Prize to the Malta Chamber of SMEs for their support to small-and-medium-sized enterprises during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The chamber moved its regular services online and stepped up its provision by implementing webinars and a platform for business owners.

The Chamber represents over 7,000 SMEs and created a stellar support structure contributing to the businesses’ survival during such testing times.


Maltese police looking into Hamrun celebrations

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A number of individuals, including the owner of a Hamrun snack bar have been in contact with the Maltese police force due to the breaching of restrictions related to mask-wearing and smoking indoors.

The police will be taking the necessary steps against these individuals following the investigation of a video distributed on social media depicting Hamrun’s victory celebrations.

The Malta Tourism Authority has also issued an enforcement notice after district police and the Rapid Intervention Unit conducted a number of patrols in Hamrun to avoid group gatherings during celebrations.


72.2% less trips were made by Maltese residents in 2020 due to COVID-19

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According to a report published by by the National Statistics Office, 196,508 outbound trips by Maltese residents occurred during 2020, marking a 72% drop from the previous year.

This impact on travel was largely due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with countries imposing various health protocols, quarantine measures and travel restrictions in order to mitigate the spread of the virus.

The report also revealed that Maltese residents took 184,266 air trips and 12,241 sea trips in 2020, a dramatic drop compared to the 677,004 air and 29,793 sea trips in 2019.