Archive for » September 1st, 2011«

Xlendi’s coastline to be illuminated by torchlight this weekend

The Xlendi Administrative Committee are once again organising ‘Il-Fjakkolata tax-Xlendi.’ The event was originally held earlier in the summer and proved to be so succesful it has been decided to repeat it over this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, the 3rd and 4th of September, at Xlendi Bay. The event will be reviving an almost forgotten [...]
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Ryanair passengers can now amend bookings after check-in

Ryanair has announced its latest passenger service innovation which allows passengers to amend their bookings even after they have checked in online. The service, which is available from Ryanair’s telephone reservation centres for €15 (per passenger, per flight), will allow passengers to once again access ‘Manage My Booking,’ where they can amend names or change [...]
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Discovery networks launches TLC women’s channel on GO

GO Malta has announced the launch of TLC, the international entertainment channel for women. TLC is the flagship female-targeted channel broadcast by Discovery Networks – the world-wide media giant – and will transmit on GO’s Electronic Programme Guide Channel 503 for GO digital tv and Channel 303 for GO interactive TV as of 1st September [...]
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A Maltese child’s name will be given to a Galileo satellite

The child with the best drawing related to space or aeronautics in each Member State will have his or her name given to a satellite of the Galileo programme. The first two satellites to be launched on 20 October will bear the names of the winning children from Belgium (Thijs) and Bulgaria (Natalia) where the [...]
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Auntie’s Mix flour warning due to possibility of white worms

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health wishes has said that as a precautionary measure the following products is not to be consumed because of the possible presence of white worms. Product Description: Auntie’s Mix Flour Brand: Lamb Brand Weight: 500g Date of Minimum Durability: 09/08/2012 Origin: Malta The Company involved was [...]
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Xaghra Council delegation returns from fig festival in Italy

A delegation from Xaghra Local Council who attended for the figs festival in San Michele Salentino has just returned to Gozo. This is the second time that the Council was invited to participate in this festival which has a very prominent place in the annual cultural calendar of this locality in Italy. The festival opened [...]
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Meat production & producer value in 2nd quarter up on 2010

During the second quarter this year, figures from the National Statistics Office show that meat production went up by 0.8 per cent to 3,304 tonnes, despite a drop of 28.2 per cent in beef production. The decline in beef production was due to a 33.4 per cent drop in the number of cattle slaughtered. Although [...]
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99.3% of divers surveyed would recommend Gozo to others

During the peak summer months the Gozo Tourism Association (GTA) conducted a survey amongst the diving tourists in the various Gozitan tourist resorts. The questions asked in this survey were related to the various aspects affecting the Gozitan diving sector, including the divers nationality, the type of accommodation used by divers, their length of stay, [...]
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