Archive for » October 13th, 2011«

Wirt Ghawdex applauds the approval of Cittadella project

In a statement this evening, Gozo’s heritage society, ‘Wirt Ghawdex,’ has said that it “notes with satisfaction the approval given by MEPA last week to the Ministry for Gozo’s application for the rehabilitation, restoration and management of Gozo’s Cittadella.” Wirt Ghawdex said that the” proposal for a visitors’ centre fills a long felt void by [...]
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Pre-Order the new Apple iPhone 4S with Melita Mobile

Melita Mobile said it is taking pre-orders for the newly released Apple® iPhone® 4S. Melita said that the new iPhone boasts a new processor making it as fast as an iPad and an incredible voice recognition assistant which not only understands your voice but processes your voice commands and executes orders intelligently. iPhone 4S is [...]
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Xewkija development boundary not changed in 2006 – MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has responded to a media statement issued by Flimkien Ghall-Ambjent Ahjar whereby they accuse the Authority of issuing an outline development permit for the construction of a supermarket in Xewkija on a parcel of land that was outside the development zone and compromised by the 2006 rationalisation of [...]
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Cliff Zammit Stevens in his first operatic role at the Astra

Young Maltese Tenor, Cliff Zammit Stevens will be singing in his very first operatic role at Teatru Astra in their forthcoming production of ‘Norma,’ where he will be interpreting the role of Flavio. Cliff Zammit Stevens has been described as having an “absolutely ethereal voice and knows instinctively what to do with his voice,” is [...]
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Fort Rinella Military Festival to mark its 20th Anniversary

The Fort Rinella Military Festival is a three-day event, taking place from the 21st to the 23rd of October, which is being held by Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna, to mark the 20th anniversary from the opening of Fort Rinella as a museum and cultural heritage attraction. This event will include a number of displays depicting 19th [...]
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30 cases of scabies reported in Malta over the past 2 days

The Superintendent of Public Health has announced today that as the result of investigations by the Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Unit, doctors have confirmed around 30 cases of scabies over the past two days. The investigations found that the first case was recorded on a resident in at an old people’s home. It had [...]
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Autumn illegal hunting sees no change over last year – BLM

BirdLife Malta today published several videos showing illegalities from this Autumn’s Raptor Camp and revealed that an analysis of Raptor Camp data shows that there has been no real change in the number of illegalities recorded during the this year’s peak raptor migration period over last. “405 illegalities were this autumn recorded, including 83 incidents [...]
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Xaghra’s Diana Formosa wins 1st place at Malta Festival

Diana Formosa, who is 11-years-old and hails from Xaghra, has been singing for the last 6 years. Diana said that singing and music have always been her main inspiration and hobby. She has participated in a number of music festivals around Malta and Gozo and has enjoyed a great deal of success. Diana has been [...]
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September’s annual rate of inflation down slightly at 2.7%

Figures issued by the National Statistics Office show that in September, the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 2.8 per cent, whereas the annual rate of inflation stood at 2.7 per cent. In September, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down by 0.4 per cent over the previous month. This primarily reflected [...]
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E.R.R.C. participate in International Training Exercise

The Gozo Emergency Response and Response Corps (E.R.R.C.) recently took part in an International Training Exercise abroad. A group of volunteers of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps joined other Civil Protection and Emergency Service Organisations from around Europe to take part in Codice 3. Codice 3 is an International Exercise of Civil Protection and [...]
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FKNK file a judicial protest against the PM over bird trapping

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation-Malta (FKNK) said that it yesterday filed a Judicial Protest at the Law Courts, on behalf of its trapper members, regarding trapping. It was filed against the Prime Minister, “as the responsible Minister who to date has not declared an open autumn/winter season for the live-capture of turtle doves, quails, [...]
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