Xemxija Road closed for Emergency works until 11th December

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Infrastructure Malta has released a statement letting the public know that emergency works are being held in Xemxija Hill to mend the severed damaged as a result of ‘its weak foundations.’

The organisation has also advised drivers to use the diversion route from Tal-Miżieb Road, which is only open in the northbound direction) or through Manikata as an alternative route.

🚧 TAKE NOTE AND SHARE: #Tomorrow morning and during the next 7 days (4th to 11th December 2020), we are carrying out…

Posted by Infrastructure Malta on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Works are expected to conclude on the 11th of December.


Oscar Isaac cast as Snake in Metal Gear Solid movie

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Sony’s live-action adaptation of its iconic video game ‘Metal Gear Solid’ has gained some traction as Star Wars star Oscar Isaac has been cast to play ‘Solid Snake’ in the upcoming film.

The flick will be based on Hideo Kojima’s ‘Metal Gear Solid’ game helmed by Konami with Derek Connolly set to write the script and Jordan Vogt-Roberts to direct.

The storyline will revolve around the protagonist ‘Snake’ in what is expected to be a home-run for Sony Pictures.


Bernard Grech visits Raymond Caruana’s grave, 34 years after his murder

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“The murder of Raymond Caruana remains painful for his family and even the Nationalist family,” Grech stated as he took to Facebook to honour the life of ex-Nationalist politician Raymond Caruana.

Illum sellimna l-memorja ta’ Raymond Caruana li nqatel fil-każin tal-PN fil-Gudja 34 sena ilu.Il-qtil ta' Raymond…

Posted by Bernard Grech on Friday, December 4, 2020

The PN leader visited Caruana’s grave 34 years after he was murdered in a drive-by shooting at a PN club in Gudja in 1986.

Grech appealed that the Maltese people and politicians should stray away from tribal and partisan politics so that we can move forward as one united nation.


Malta gets A+ rating from global agency, economy expected to bounce back in 2021

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American credit rating agency ‘Fitch Ratings’ has given Malta’s economy an A+ rating despite the worse-than-expected tourist season, which is a substantial contributor to the local economy.

Fitch Ratings predict a -7.7 percent drop in GDP, as opposed to the 6.9 percent it had expected back in July and the European Commission’s -7.3 percent forecast. 

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The company also expects a heavy economic bounce-back for Malta in 2021 with a 5.4 percent forecast for 2021.