Archive for » October 19th, 2011«

MTA four month Gozo promotion closes at Malta Airport

The four month Gozo promotion at the Duty Free Store at the Malta International Airport came to a close recently. The lottery draw took place at the Duty Free Store, in the presence of the Malta Tourism Authority CEO, Mr Josef Formosa Gauci, Mr Joakim Hörnfeldt, General Manager for The NUANCE Group (Malta) Ltd. and [...]
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EC adopts plan for €50 billion boost to European networks

The European Commission (EC) has today tabled a plan which will fund €50 billion worth of investment to improve Europe’s transport, energy and digital networks. Targeted investments in key infrastructures will help to create jobs and boost Europe’s competitiveness at a time when Europe needs this most. The “Connecting Europe Facility” will finance projects which [...]
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Our NGOs do not charge when homing cats and dogs – ARC

Following the Realta programme shown recently, the Animal Rights Coalition (ARC) said that it would like to state, “that contrary to what was said by one of the participants in the programme, the following NGOs which form part of the Coalition do not charge when homing cats and dogs.” List of Non Government Organizations in [...]
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MaltaPost to participate in Maltex Philatelic Exhibition 2011

MaltaPost will be participating in the 12th Maltex Philatelic Exhibition. This Philatelic Exhibition which is Malta’s annual major stamp event is being organized by the Malta Philatelic Society and supported by MaltaPost.For this special event the Philatelic Bureau will be issuing an Occasion Card, a Postal Card, Maltex Personalised Cover and Personalised stamps, marking the [...]
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Scabies cases treated & no longer infectious – Health Dept

Following a number of clusters of scabies in the community, the Superintendence of Public Health said that it has identified a total of 59 adults and 16 children who were found to be infested with scabies. The Department said that all confirmed cases have been treated and are no longer infectious. “All identified contacts were [...]
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MIA updates 2011 forecast from +3.2% to at least +4.5%

Earlier today, Malta International Airport welcomed its 3 millionth passenger for 2011, which was estimated as coming in on Lufthansa flight LH1274 from Frankfurt at 1155hrs. The passenger, 45-year-old Elke Thiel from Germany, was welcomed at Malta Airport’s La Valette Lounge at Arrivals, by Malta Airport’s CEO ad interim, Mr Austin Calleja; the Malta Tourism [...]
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Protection for young people from alcohol-related harm – EC

Today, John Dalli, the European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, will address the 9th plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum in Brussels. The members of the Forum include over 60 industry and trade associations and non-governmental organisations committed to reducing alcohol-related harm. Commissioner Dalli will appeal to industry, civil society and [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Friday, the 21st of October. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: 8.30am-2.30pm: TRIQ IL- MUNICIPJU RUMAN, TRIQ L- ARCISQOF PIETRU PACE, TRIQ L- IMGARR and TRIQ FORTUNATO MIZZI. 2.15pm-3.45pm: TRIQ IL- BELLIEGHA, TRIQ PATRI GACINTU CAMENZULI, [...]
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Employers united in the fight against domestic violence

The Commission for Domestic Violence organised a seminar with the theme ‘Impact of Domestic Violence on your Business’ for employers, in order to sensitise owners, directors and managers on how domestic violence may affect their business and employees at their workplace. This seminar was organised as part of a project called “Dignity for Domestic Violence [...]
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Vodafone Foundation in preserving ecclesiastical history

A two-volume rare manuscript preserved at the archives of the Capuchin Friars in Floriana has been restored to its pristine state with the help of the Vodafone Malta Foundation. The manuscript titled Relazione sullo Stato Spirituale della Diocesi di Malta e sue Chiese holds a wealth of detailed information on various parishes and churches of [...]
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Gozitan model awarded 3rd place in Vogue Malta competition

The Gozo University Group (GUG) said it would like to congratulate Mr Michael Tabone for winning the Best Promising Model award and for being placed 3rd in Best Male Model of the World (Malta) 2011 competition, which was organised by Vogue Model Management and held at the Metanoia Theatre on October the 15th. GUG said [...]
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Msida Bastion Historic garden open to the public on Sunday

Volunteers from Din L-Art Helwa will keep the Msida Bastion Historic Garden open to the Public on Sunday 23rd October, from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Refreshments will be available and there will be guided tours at 10.00, 12.00, 14.00 and 16.00 hrs. The garden, was first commissioned by Grand Master Antoine de Paul in [...]
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September’s Retail Price Index up slightly on previous month

In September, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.29 per cent, the National Statistics Office has said this morning. This primarily reflected an increase of 10.49 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonally higher prices of garments. An upward movement in the prices of vegetables and fruit caused the [...]
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