Suq tal-Belt sign prohibiting pets creates online backlash

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A sign outside Suq Tal-Belt – Valletta Food Market generated backlash on social media after refraining customers from bringing in their pet companions. Reading; ‘We love pets! But they aren’t allowed inside.

‘Please you can use tables outside’, the sign garnered attention which resulted in Facebook posts, ironically criticising the implications.

Filwaqt li nirrangrazzjakom li thobbu l-annimali, ahna nirrangrazzjawkom li bqajna barra. ….fis-suq tal-Belt -Gorg Muscat

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This generated online discussion with regards to the possibility of bringing in animals into such establishments, with customers not willing to enter due to the decision.


Robert Abela congratulates Pete Buttigieg; talks regarding carbon-neutral vision

Feb 23 2021 Share

On Monday evening, Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela took to Facebook to report his recent call with United States Secretary of Transport, Pete Buttigieg.

F’telefonata iktar kmieni llum tkellimt mas-Segretarju tat-Trasport tal-Istati Uniti, Pete Buttigieg. Fraħtlu…

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While congratulating for his newly-confirmed role in Joe Biden’s cabinet, Abela also highlighted Malta’s vision for a carbon-neutral economy, an area where both our country and the United States can work together.

The Prime Minister also noted how Malta’s progress in civil rights were also recognised in the United States.


Gozitan teachers and LSEs asked to travel to Malta for COVID-19 vaccine

Feb 22 2021 Share

After Gozitan Teachers and LSEs were informed to travel to Malta to receive their COVID vaccine, PN deputies Chris Said and Kevin Cutajar take to Facebook to condemn the decision.

The vulnerable, as also informed by Professor Charmaine Gauci, were informed to ignore the letter informing them to travel to Malta for their vaccine.

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Gozitans expressed their worries over the initial message as travelling between the islands could in fact raise their chances of contracting the virus.

Spokespersons who addressed the issue stated that those not vulnerable should also receive their vaccination in Gozo as the necessary facilities are available there.


Local artists create Daphne Caruana Galizia theatre production

Feb 22 2021 Share

Written by journalist and editor Herman Grech, ‘They Blew Her Up’ is a performance about the late journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the events leading up to her assassination.

Herman spent two years researching, interviewing and developing his work in order to shed light on all the personalities, parties and elements involved in the tragedy.

The performance is said to be 80 minutes long and due to the case still being active court, the author has stated he restrained from making any judgements ahead of time.

Spazzju Kreattiv recognises the importance of this performance and its ability to create platforms for opinions and further discussion in regards to this historic event.

The performance will be held on 26 February at Spazzju Kreattiv and streamed on the theatre’s website.


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