Archive for » October 5th, 2011«

The Blissful Moment: Street Photography of Gunnar Boehme

The photographer Gunnar Boehme lives in the easternmost village of Gozo, Qala. The 57-years-old German looks back on a long and varied career as a man of the theater, adviser in marketing, layout and graphic design and as a creativity trainer for apprentices of the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus. Since he moved to Gozo he [...]
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Special Hand Postmark – Touring Club Malta FIA Member

As part of the Road Safety Campaign: ‘Action for Road Safety’ on the initiative of Touring Club Malta as being an FIA member of Mobility in Malta, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark – TOURING CLUB MALTA FIA MEMBER – ROAD SAFETY – DECADE OF ACTION will be used on Saturday, the 8th [...]
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Air Malta and GO launch joint promotional campaigns

Air Malta and GO have teamed up and launched two joint promotional campaigns. The campaigns offer GO customers the possibility to book return air tickets to 15 Air Malta destinations starting from €99 per person including return air tickets and taxes. Details of these offers are being mailed as a bill insert to GO residential [...]
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Two British men evacuated from Comino by the AFM

Two British men were earlier this afternoon urgently medically evacuated from Comino by an Armed Forces of Malta rescue helicopter, after they both felt sudden chest pains. Whilst swimming off Comino, a 55-year old British man suffered from a piercing chest pain at around 12.30hrs, which required his immediate air lifting by AFM Air Wing’s [...]
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San Lawrenz welcomes President on official visit to village

Last Sunday morning the community of San Lawrenz welcomed the President of Malta, Dr George Abela and Mrs Abela to the village to spend the morning there. The morning’s visit commenced with a mass for which the President and Mrs Abela attended. Parish Priest Injazju Borg, who presided over this Eucharist, welcomed them in the [...]
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MEP addresses International Election Observation Meeting

Labour MEP Edward Scicluna was one of the invited High Level Panelists at the Annual Follow-Up Meeting on the Declaration of Principles for International Election Observation held in Brussels between the 4th and 6th October 2011. This was the first time that the event has been hosted by the European Union (EU) and included the [...]
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MITA & University of Malta announce an academic alliance

An investment totalling €252,000 was today announced by MITA in a strategic academic alliance with the Faculty of ICT of the University of Malta for the benefit of the students following ICT courses. Hon. Austin Gatt, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications announced that this investment is going to fund new curriculum for the ICT [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Victoria, Gozo, on Friday, the 7th of October. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Kercem 8.30am-2.30pm: TRIQ FRANGISK U ROZA CAMILLERI, TRIQ IL- BIES, TRIQ L- AVUKAT ANTON CALLEJA, TRIQ L- AVUKAT ANTON CALLEJA SQAQ FI, TRIQ [...]
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Impressions of the Maltese Islands photograhy competition

The Department of Information (“DOI”) is holding two photography competitions with the theme ‘Impressions of the Maltese Islands’. The competitions, with a total prize money of €11,500, are open to professional and amateur photographers respectively. Both competitions were launched this morning during a press conference addressed by Parliamentary Secretary for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils [...]
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Kayak for Cancer raises €10,500 for Puttinu’s UK project

The successful feat that saw Dorian Vassallo and Albert Gambina paddle in a sea kayak from Malta to Catania without assistance has raised €10,500 for the philanthropic organisation Puttinu Cares. The funds will be directly allocated to Puttinu’s UK apartment project, where cancer patients and their families can be accommodated during gruelling periods of cancer [...]
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Malta has the highest decrease in retail trade in the EU

In August 2011 compared with July 2011, the volume of retail trade fell by 0.3% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.2% in the EU27. In July retail trade rose by 0.2% and 0.1% respectively. In August 2011 compared with August 2010, the retail sales index decreased by 1.0% in the euro area and [...]
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Former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff is in stable condition

A statement on the condition of the former Prime Minister, Dom Mintoff, says that he was admitted to Gozo Hospital on Monday evening suffering from respiratory condition. Mr Mintoff is being given the necessary care and his condition is stable, the statement concluded.
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Gozo SPCA receives a good response for its Open Day

The Gozo SPCA has said that it “was delighted to receive a good response for its Open Day to commemorate World Animal Day, “which took place on Tuesday the 4th of October, the Feast of Saint Francis os Assisi. “Visitors dropped in through the day and discussed helping out at the Centre, neutering, micro chipping, [...]
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MCAST celebrates 10 years developing students’ potential

Since it was established 10 years ago, MCAST has succeeded in creating thousands of career opportunities for Maltese students. Dolores Cristina, Minister of Education, Employment and the Family, expressed her gratitude to all those individuals who have contributed to the success of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST), as it celebrates its [...]
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