Roberta Metsola celebrates socially-distant birthday; thanks everyone for sending good wishes

Jan 19 2021 Share

Yesterday, European Parliament vice president Roberta Metsola took to Facebook to express her gratitude towards everyone sending their good wishes on her 42nd birthday.

Thank you everyone for all your good wishes! Spent my birthday socially-distanced at my desk preparing for this week's…

Posted by Roberta Metsola on Monday, 18 January 2021

Metsola reported that she spent a socially-distant birthday, preparing for the week’s plenary session whilst sneaking in a cheeky birthday cupcake.

Wishing Dr. Metsola another fruitful and groundbreaking year.


MHSA secures vaccine priority for frontline health students

Jan 19 2021 Share

Following their appeal for prioritisation in the inoculation process, the Malta Health Students’ Association has announced that they ‘have successfully managed to guarantee the prioritisation and eventual vaccination for health students’.

The authorities have informed the association that students in clinical contact will be given priority and have finally acted on the association’s appeal.

𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐀𝐓𝐄 π‘π„π†π€π‘πƒπˆππ† π‚πŽπ•πˆπƒ-πŸπŸ— π•π€π‚π‚πˆππ€π“πˆπŽπ π…πŽπ‘ 𝐅𝐇𝐒 𝐒𝐓𝐔𝐃𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐒!Throughout these past couple of weeks, the Malta Health…

Posted by MHSA – Malta Health Students' Association on Tuesday, 19 January 2021

The MHSA monumental strides in this situation come as a result of the widespread appeal for understanding of health students’ situations – where they finished their post by thanking students for their gratitude and support.


This Maltese engineer just landed a job with one of the world’s tech giants

Jan 19 2021 Share

After years of studying Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Glasgow, Maltese engineer Amy Markham has found herself where most students aspire to be, working with one of the world’s leading tech giants Siemens.

Previously also interning at Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace, she has landed a job working on CFD visualisation with the tech company, all whilst finishing her degree.

It is so refreshing to see locals making strides beyond our shores and putting Malta on the map – wishing Amy best of luck in her career path!


Local figures condemn racist attacks on Maltese footballer as opposing team could face €17,000 fine

Jan 19 2021 Share

Local footballer for Raiders Gharghur FC Maya Lucia has made headlines after being the victim of racist attacks during a recent football game versus Mosta FC whereafter she was subject to racist slurs attacking her family and skin colour.

Nikkundanna kull forma ta’ diskriminazzjoni.Dak li ntqal fuq il-footballer Maltija Maya Lucia ΕΌgur li ma jagΔ§milx Δ‘ieΔ§…

Posted by Bernard Grech on Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Maya took to Facebook to shed a light on the shocking nature of this situation by quoting the exact words of parents from the opposite team.

The Malta Football Association released a statement expressing solidarity with the player and that it is currently investigating the incident, along with the police.

Meanwhile, opposing team Mosta FC could face a €17,000 fine and point-deduction within the league due to the racist attacks.

This should not be the state of our country in 2021, let Maya’s situation be a catalyst for change and growth in our country.

Our thoughts are with Maya Lucia – NO TO RACISM, now and forever.