Archive for » February 18th, 2011«

The Aurora Theatre booking office open for Tosca tickets

Following the successful staging of Carmen last October, Gozo’s Aurora Theatre has announced Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca as the main opera production for the 2011 season. The Theatre said that in view of the strong demand expressed by the general public who had already contacted the booking office for tickets, the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora has decided [...]
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Agreement signed towards a more inclusive society

In a ceremony earlier today, an agreement was signed between the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA), Kummissjoni Nazzjonali Persuni b’Dizabilità (KNPD), and the Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility (FITA) for the collaboration on a number of initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life of disabled persons through ICT. Mr Claudio Grech, MITA’s Chairman, explained [...]
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Youth rugby supported by GasanMamo underway at Marsa

Toby Flood, Chris Ashton, Morgan Stoddart and Italy’s Bergamasco, are names that everyone might become familiar with in coming weeks as the RBS Six Nations Championship is played out. And yet, this annual battle of strength, skill and wit is but a pre-cursor to the 2011 Rugby World Cup and Malta’s first International Game of [...]
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Air Malta launches seat sale on some selected routes

Air Malta has announced the launch of a seat sale at fantastic prices. Return airfares including taxes start from Euro 39 to Rome, Euro 59 to Birmingham and Dusseldorf, and Euro 69 to London Gatwick. These tickets will be valid for travel between 24th February to 7th April 2011. These seats will be available for [...]
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FAA talks on Maltese heritage & environmental issues

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) has launched a cycle of talks aimed at highlighting Maltese heritage and environment issues with a lecture given by Dr Albert Ganado on the early maps of Valletta. Dr Ganado gave a very interesting presentation which explained both the evolution of the map printing process at the time, as well [...]
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GO completes upgrade of its mobile core network

GO Malta has just completed the migration to a Next Generation Mobile Core Network (NGN) supplied by world-renowned communications solutions giant, Alcatel-Lucent. The completion of the ambitious upgrade of its mobile core will evolve GO’s mobile network and boost the plethora of services it already offers. In line with GO’s technical strategy to retain the [...]
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The EU draws up plans for stronger rights for children

The EU plans to protect children and uphold their rights throughout Europe and overseas. With a responsibility to protect children’s rights, the Commission is proposing 11 measures – chiefly legal changes and support for authorities in EU countries: laws to better protect children (as an especially vulnerable group) during legal proceedings and in court laws [...]
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January’s HCIP down by 1.3% over the previous month

In January, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HCIP) went down by 1.3 per cent over the previous month. This primarily reflected a decrease of 20.2 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonal price decreases in garments. The Communication Index went down by 7.0 per cent on account of reductions [...]
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