Archive for » September 26th, 2011«

ADZ asks Parliament to introduce bill for 16+ vote

ADZ – Green Youth previously presented the idea to lower the voting age for local council election in its manifesto in 2007. “If Labour Leader Joseph Muscat is expressing his support for this measure, he should immediately propose a private member’s bill in parliament to change the electoral law for local councils,”ADZ said. Andre’ Vella, [...]
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SOCIONICAL technology – Is this a smart solution for Malta?

How would you feel if you knew that somewhere out there, there exists the technology which is be able to save your life? How does it feel to know that you hold “safer” literally in your pockets? SOCIONICAL, an EU funded Project, is developing state of the art research which combines existing technology with human [...]
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Wirt Ghawdex fund-raising dinner on Friday at the Cittadella

Wirt Ghawdex is organising a fund-raising dinner this Friday, September the 30th, as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations. The event will be held on the Low Battery at the Gunpowder Magazine site, Cittadella and will include aperitif and appertisers on arrival, pasta buffet with a variety of pasta dishes/sauces, cake and coffee, a glass [...]
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MCAST launches 2nd call for full-time courses applications

The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is giving prospective students the final chance to apply for one of its 2011/2012 full-time courses beginning next month. Applications for full-time courses will be received between Monday 26 and Wednesday 28 September, from 08:30hrs to 12:30hrs, at MCAST’s 10 institutes in Malta and the Gozo [...]
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Air Malta service fees increase for all ticket purchases

As from tomorrow Air Malta will be revising its service fees for tickets purchased online, call centre and Sales Offices. The airline announced that charges per ticket will now be Euro 10 when booking online through, and Euro 15 when booking through the call centre and its sales outlets including those at Malta International [...]
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English is the most studied language in Malta at 100%

In the EU27 in 2009, 82% of pupils at primary and lower secondary level and 95% of those in upper secondary level general programmes were studying English as a foreign language. The second most commonly studied foreign language at primary and lower secondary level was French (16% of pupils), followed by German (9%) and Spanish [...]
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Urgent help needed to find owner of German Shepherd dog

Gozo SPCA is urgently seeking the owner of a female German Shepherd dog, aged about one year old, which ran into Victoria Police Station on Sunday evening at about 10:00pm. She was picked up immediately by Gozo SPCA’s Animal Welfare Officer and kept on the animal rescue vehicle overnight. Gozo SPCA is completely full and [...]
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FKNK appeals to EU Commissioner on Malta trapping season

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said it has sent a detailed letter on trapping to the EU Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potocnik, in part of the letter FKNK said, “This method of live-bird capturing has been passionately practised on the Maltese islands by the local trappers since time immemorial. It [...]
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July’s accommodation figures down on arrivals & nights

According to figures released by the National Statistics Office reported arrivals in collective accommodation establishments amounted to 146,837 in July, up by 1.1 per cent over 2010. Total nights declined by 2.8 per cent, resulting in a drop of 0.2 of a night in the average length of stay. Non-resident arrivals stood at 135,250, up [...]
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Ringside Boxing appointed official glove suppliers for Malta

Malta Boxing Commission President Alexander Zammit today announced that Ringside Boxing have been appointed as the official gloves supplier for professional boxing events in the Republic of Malta. On making the announcement Mr Zammit said, “We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Ringside Boxing as the official glove supplier for both Championship and [...]
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