Tag: #COVID-19

Malta International Airport Opening after COVID-19 Lockdown

The topic of this week’s current affairs programme is the opening of the Malta International Airport and the easing of lockdown with Professor Mark Brincat, Warren Zahra representing the Hospitality Industry, Professor Colin Lawrence and Christian Hunt joining from London with risk assessments. ‘The industry is very much looking forward to the airport opening and having the first arrivals into Malta.  The protocols are … Read More Malta International Airport Opening after COVID-19 Lockdown

‘European and Emerging Market companies will fall further behind their US counterparts’ Nicholas Glinsman

Judged by the free exchange of ideas, the world has never been a more global place. But viewed through an economic lens, in terms of the free movement across borders of goods, capital and labour, there is no doubt that globalisation has slowed. While trade wars have certainly been a factor recently, globalisation has, in fact, already been on the retreat for the better … Read More ‘European and Emerging Market companies will fall further behind their US counterparts’ Nicholas Glinsman

Why are masks important? ‘To wear or not to wear masks’ Professor Mark Brincat

There is no doubt that health workers need to reduce their exposure to the virus.   There are expensive surgical masks such as N95 or N99, the higher the number the more resistant they are.   Cloth masks should be made properly using he right fabric with a few layers and possibly a filter in between and you  will find instructions on how to make your … Read More Why are masks important? ‘To wear or not to wear masks’ Professor Mark Brincat

Covid-19 Risk Assessments – Dr Colin Lawrence and Christian Hunt

Governments must be prepared for risks.  In the UK we have two sets of policies,  Brexit and Covid and both are not being done by the Government in the best possible way.  The government were not in a position to mitigate the risks that occurred with COVID-19.  You can only open up markets when people feel safe.   I believe economic growth is going … Read More Covid-19 Risk Assessments – Dr Colin Lawrence and Christian Hunt

Wuhan – where it all started

A couple of months ago this was one of those distant nightmares you hear about on international news sites, like those natural disasters that happen in faraway places.  This is where the nightmare started, on the verge of a possible outbreak here,  at our doorstep today.   Time no is not a luxury we  have right now and being vigilant is all we can … Read More Wuhan – where it all started