Mediterranean

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An “exceptional” marine heat wave is gripping the western Mediterranean with surface temperatures up to 5 degrees Celsius (41 degrees Fahrenheit) hotter than average, according to experts contacted by Agence France-Presse (AFP). Although the record-breaking heatwave that baked northern Europe and Britain this month has subsided, the experts said the persistently hotter-than-normal temperatures in the […]

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The FIJET Academy For Young Journalists was officially opened on Monday in Tangier, Morocco, under the theme “The challenges of tourism in the post-pandemic world”, with the participation of Moroccan and foreign experts and academics, as well as journalists benefiting from the program. This prestigious event, organized jointly by the FIJET Academy for young journalists, […]

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Europe is not just experiencing heatwaves on land. The Mediterranean Sea is experiencing a brutal marine heatwave this July, which will have devastating impacts on marine ecosystems while also enhancing heatwaves on land. Water temperatures are as high as 6.2°C above normal! This is being reported by US Storm Watch Agency. The Agency added that […]

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Libya’s Tripoli-based Presidential Council on Tuesday announced a plan to end the latest crisis in the war-torn country and hold much awaited elections. “In response to the legitimate demands of the Libyan people and their desire for change, the Presidential Council … agreed on a general framework for a working plan to resolve the country’s […]

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Over 1000 delegates from 31 different countries are expected to attend the 7th Edition of the Mediterranean Tourism Forum which will happen on the 14th June at the Intercontinental Hotel, starting at 0900hrs. The Forum’s distinctive characteristic from other similar conferences is that it acts as a stage where new practical ideas are presented with […]

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Maltese Minister for the Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development Miriam Dalli said Thursday that the government wage supplement scheme has been extended to the month of May, as well as revealed that the total government investment for the scheme was that of over €720 million. The wage supplement scheme was launched to help recover from […]

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Air Malta launches its Summer 2022 flight schedule 125 weekly scheduled services Approximately 1.3 million seats on sale Will resume operations to London Gatwick and Madrid Airports Summer has finally arrived with Air Malta launching operation of its significantly expanded Summer 2022 flying program. The seven-month schedule, which runs from 27th March till 29th October, […]

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The Bank of Valletta Group reported a profit before tax of €80.7 million for the financial year ending 31 December 2021. The Group’s results were announced by Bank of Valletta (BOV) Chairman Dr Gordon Cordina and Chief Executive Officer Rick Hunkin through an online press conference. Financial performance of the Group Profit before tax of […]

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The Mediterranean’s first offshore wind farm is rising from the shallows off Italy with its turbines offering a glimmer of hope for Europe, which is suffering an energy crisis exacerbated by the Russia-Ukraine war. The park will stretch out from the port in Taranto, a city in the south blighted by a noxious steel plant […]

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Vaccinated visitors to Greece will no longer need to complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) before entering the country from March 15. The announcement was made in a statement published by the country’s Minister of Tourism, Vassilis Kikilias. The statement reads: “On a recommendation by the Experts’ Committee of the Ministry of Health, as of […]


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