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Malta rattled by 6 thunderstorms in January and almost 100mm of rain

January was three times as wet as the previous month, with 99.8mm of rainfall registered ,making it the...
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Malta rattled by 6 thunderstorms in January and almost 100mm of rain

January was three times as wet as the previous month, with 99.8mm of rainfall registered ,making it the...
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EIB provides €20 million to GO for broadband FTTH and 4G projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and GO have signed a €20 million loan agreement aimed at financing the...
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Marsa CC win final match of the Cricket Winter League

With only one more match left to be played in the Malta Cricket Winter League, the Saturday morning...
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Island Car Club Hill Climb and races in Xaghra next weekend

The Xaghra Local Council would like to remind everyone that on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of May 2013, the annual car races will be held in Xaghra. This event is being organised by the Island Car Club, with Saturday’s event starting at 2pm and finishing at 6pm, while Sunday’s event starts at [...]

Malta & US discuss developments in the Med and N. Africa

The Governments of Malta and the United States discussed the latest developments in the Mediterranean during a meeting between Foreign Affairs Minister George Vella and Kathleen Doherty Deputy Assistant Secretary from the Bureaun of European & Eurasian Affairs. The Deputy Assistant Secretary said that the aim of her visit was to get the Maltese perspective [...]

Minister emphasises consumer education and empowerment

While addressing a conference on consumer rights, Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli, said that more emphasis has to be made by Government on consumer education. The Minister said this has to start from primary school level and cover all stages in life. Minister Dalli said that the Malta [...]

Confirmation Ceremony for 276 outside Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary

On the occasion of the Year dedicated to Christian Faith launched by His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the Gozo Diocese organised a joint Confirmation Ceremony for all Gozitan adoloscents, which numbered 276. The ceremony during which the Sacrament of Confirmation was conferred to these students was held on Friday evening on the parvis of [...]

Nadur Youngsters’ captain is the BOV Player of the Month

Nadur Youngsters’ captain Anthony Portelli has been named Gozo’s BOV Player of the Month for April. He is the third Nadur player to win the GFA player of the month award. Mr Portelli is widely acknowledged as being a key member of Nadur Youngsters, having played a remarkable role in helping his team to win [...]

AFM personnel learn more about cetaceans & sea turtles

This month Maritime Squadron personnel participated in specialised training on cetaceans and turtles recognition. Lectures were delivered by MEPA personnel and this initiative was organised together with the operations and training branch, Headquarters AFM. The training was hosted at the Maritime Squadron’s lecture room facilities. There will be six similar sessions in total this year [...]

Wizz Air inaugural flight welcomed in at MIA from Budapest

Today was a landmark day for Wizz Air and Malta Airport as the new Malta-Budapest route kicked off its twice weekly flight operation. The inaugural flight touched down at 0853hrs and was given the customary water arch welcome by the Malta Airport Fire & Rescue Team – an honour reserved for new airlines. Passengers were [...]

Coastal development and sustainable maritime tourism

Coastal development and sustainable maritime tourism are the focus themes of this year’s edition of European Maritime Day. For two days in Valletta, Malta, experts from all maritime sectors and from all over Europe will discuss how to drive the tourism industry forward and maintain its position not only as a sector for sustainable growth, [...]

Charity sale in aid of Arka this coming Sunday in Marsalfron

A Charity Sale organised by the Arka Foundation of Ghajnsielem is taking place this coming Sunday, the 19th of May, at the Marsalforn carpark, from 7.00am and 12.00pm Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac etc and turn them into cash. A donation from sellers is requested. .

Air Malta announces the opening of a new route to Algiers

As from 17th June Air Malta will start serving a new scheduled service to Algeria’s capital, Algiers. The Maltese National Airline will operate two weekly flights every Monday and Thursday and expects to carry 6,000 passengers this summer. Commenting on this new service Philip Saunders, Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer said, “This is good news [...]