The government has announced that computer tablets are being distributed to students in 20 Primary State, Church and Independent Schools around Malta and Gozo, as part of the One Tablet Per Child initiative.
The National Statistics Office has reported that total inbound tourist trips for August were estimated at 239,343, an increase of 9.4 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year. Excluding the passengers who stayed overnight on board their berthed cruise ship, this increase amounted to 7.7 per cent.
Air Malta has announced that it is adding a weekly flight to and from the Tunisian city of Djerba on Tuesdays starting next week. It will be operating three weekly flights to/from Djerba on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.