Archive for » February 17th, 2011«

Magro Brothers launch their new healthy eating snacks

With campaigns promoting healthy eating for children and a growing number of adults keen to provide themselves with a healthier option to tuck into at work, Magro Brothers said that its Maltese Dippers™ offer just the right combination. The company said that this new snack is packed in modern and convenient packaging and is less [...]
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Fra Diego children’s sensory experience – Vodafone Malta

The Vodafone Malta Foundation – Vodafone’s non-profit arm that supports initiatives contributing towards social change – has allocated funds for a brand new Sensory and Relaxation room for the children at the residential home of Fra Diego. A room within the home has been turned into an exciting place for the children – a relaxation [...]
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Construction falls by 1.8% in euro area and 3.1% in EU27

In the construction sector, seasonally adjusted production fell by 1.8% in the euro area (EA16) and by 3.1% in the EU27 in December 2010, compared with the previous month. In November, production decreased by 0.9% and 0.8% respectively. Compared with December 2009, output in December 2010 dropped by 12.0% in the euro area and by [...]
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EP approves new rules on fake medicines to protect patients

A new law to prevent fake medicines from entering the legal supply chain was approved by the European Parliament on the16th of February. Internet sales will be covered by the law, which also introduces new safety and traceability measures, as well as sanctions against counterfeiters. This law still needs to be formally approved by the [...]
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18th Annual World Children’s Picture Contest 2010

The 18th Annual World Children’s Picture Contest was organised by the IE-NO-HIKARI Association in Japan. This contest has been orgainsed since 1993 with the aim of creating friendship among children all over the world as well as to assist in the development of their different personalities. This year’s theme was The Environment and participants were [...]
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Net international investments stood at €900.2 million in June

As at the end of June 2010, the Maltese economy recorded an estimated net international investment position (IIP) of €900.2 million. The total holding of foreign assets owned by domestic residents was €45.5 billion compared to €44.6 billion in liabilities to foreign residents as at June last year. Over the course of a year, between [...]
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