Archive for » June 25th, 2011«

Gozo represented at the Malta International Trade Fair

Gozo will again be represented at the Malta Inernational Trade Fair 2011. In collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo, a number of Gozitan firms are displaying their products on the stand, which also aims to advertise Gozo as a holiday destination to the domestic market. Gozo is being promoted as offering potential in the field [...]
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Thematic supper in the company of Rupert Cefai

Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Ethnography, Inquisitor’s Palace in Birgu, is currently hosting an exhibition of paintings inspired by century-old folktales rich in ethnographic content by artist Rupert Cefai. This exhibition, entitled Gmiel il-Hrafa, will run till the 30th of June. On Tuesday the 28th of June, exploiting the evocative surroundings of the Inquisitor’s Palace, [...]
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Agricultural policy after 2013 greener and more competitive

MEPs want to keep the EU agriculture budget unchanged until 2020 so that farmers have incentives to provide secure food supplies, environmental protection, create new jobs and provide for a competitive EU farming sector Ahead of Commission proposals on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy the Parliament is staking out its position for the [...]
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Business interests more important for Government – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, said that by opposing the European Commission’s proposed increase in maternity and paternity leave, the Nationalist Government has proven that once again when it comes to family policy, it is not ready to support progressive policies. Angele Deguara, AD spokesperson for Social Policy said, “It is a pity that [...]
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New EU-wide rules for on-line shopping approved by EP

An EU-wide right for consumers to change their minds about an on-line purchase within two weeks of receiving the good, and new requirements that on-line traders must give buyers precise information on the total price, the goods ordered and the trader’s contact details, are among the benefits of new rules approved by the European Parliament [...]
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Government launches the new eProcurement solution

On Friday, Tonio Fenech, Minister for Finance, Economy and Investment (MFEI) launched the eProcurement solution which will revolutionise the way by which Government conducts public procurement. Following a tender procedure, European Dynamics SA was awarded to deliver the eProcurement solution, which covers the full lifecycle of public procurement, from the publishing stage to award and [...]
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GasanMamo Kayak for Cancer Challenge 2011 update

With favourable weather conditions, the start of the 135 nautical mile route of the GasanMamo Kayak for Cancer Challenge 2011 was given the go ahead sign on Thursday 23 June. Dorian J. Vassallo and Captain Albert Gambina, accompanied by experienced athletes Mark Bugeja and Michael Gellel and Italian duo Francesco Landolina and Fabrizio Messina from [...]
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