Archive for » November 1st, 2011«

GUG conducts study with students on new transport system

The Gozo University Group (GUG) said that as the only organisation that supports Gozitan students in Malta, it has conducted a study regarding the new transport system: Arriva focusing on the X1 route after the first month of the new academic year. “Many questions and difficulties have been posed to us by Gozitan students regarding [...]
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Leone Band in Concert this Saturday at Teatru tal-Opra

After a busy and dense production period for the opera, the Teatru tal-Opra in Victoria, Gozo, is gearing up for series of three major events in a space of 4 weeks, the first being the annual band concert by the Leone Band. Closely linked to the historic event of the proclamation of the Dogma of [...]
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Launch of the Maltese Association for Physical Educators

The Maltese Association for Physical Educators (MAPE) will be launched on Thursday, the 24th of November 2011 at 1.00pm at the Institute for Physical Education and Sport at the University of Malta. MAPE is aiming to bring the Physical Educator together with the vision of strengthening the field of PE and Sport in our schools. [...]
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Gozo’s Café Jubilee now has Fibre-Powered internet service

Café Jubilee is offering free Wi-Fi in all its venues using Melita’s Fibre Power broadband service. The café has upgraded its internet service in the Victoria, Gozo café as well as Valletta and Gzira outlets, to Melita’s 100 Megabit internet service. To use the free Wi-Fi service when visiting the Café Jubilee outlets, simply ask [...]
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E.U. Commissioner Mr Dacian Ciolos visits Magro Brothers

H.E. Mr Dacian Ciolos, E.U. Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development recently paid an official visit to Magro Brothers Plant in Xewkija. Magro Brothers Chairman, Mr John Magro and Director Mr Michael Magro welcomed H.E. Mr Ciolos and his delegation and showed him various divisions of the 27,000 sq.mt. ‘Magro Food Village.’ Management and Staff [...]
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Hotel Ta’ Cenc one of 4 hotels awarded ECO certification

Four more hotels, including the Hotel Ta’ Cenc, Sannat, Gozo, have been awarded the ECO certification by the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) following a detailed environmental audit to verify compliance with criteria related to waste management, resource efficiency, green procurement, staff training and general environmental management among other areas. The certificate and official plaque were [...]
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Ornis recommendations received in June by the government

The government said in a statement this afternoon that it denies the claims made by Birdlife Malta today when it stated ‘No Ornis recommendations on trapping.’ The government said that last June, the it “received a recommendation from Ornis Malta, bearing the date 15 June 2011, for the application of: – a derogation allowing the [...]
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Joint EC statement issued on latest developments in Greece

A Joint statement has been issued today by President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy and President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, on the latest developments in the Eurozone. In it they said, “At the summit of 27 October, the Heads of State or Government of the Eurozone agreed on a comprehensive [...]
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Car donated to MCAST’s automotive maintenance workshops

MCAST’s Institute of Mechanical Engineering recently welcomed Mr. Jurgen Sixt, who has just donated his private car, a Honda Civic, to the College’s automotive maintenance workshops. Such donations are very beneficial to the students, allowing them to put what they learn in class to practice, using different types of vehicles. The institute also receives several [...]
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FAA questions political view of sustainable development

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) responded today to the Leader of the Labour Party, Dr Joseph Muscat, who had recently spoken about “the development of certain areas without making clear what his thoughts are regarding the conservation of urban and rural heritage or what impact his version of development would have on these and the [...]
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The Gozo Philatelic Society’s to hold 12th Philatelic Exhibition

The Gozo Philatelic Society will be holding its 12th Philatelic Exhibition between the 12th and the 18th of November 2011 at the Exhibition Hall, St. Francis Square Victoria. All Society members are encouraged to participate. This year’s theme is Nature & Nurture. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy the beauty and benefits of the [...]
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Expenditure on Social Security benefits down 1.6% in Q3

Expenditure on Social Security Benefits decreased by 1.6 per cent during the first three quarters of 2011, mainly on account of lower expenditure on Pensions in respect of Retirement, when compared to the corresponding period last year, according to figures released from the National Statistics Office today. Total expenditure on Social Security Benefits amounted to [...]
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No Ornis recommendations on trapping – Birdlife Malta

 BirdLife Malta today revealed that the Ornis Committee has not presented government with any new recommendations on trapping since it became aware that the European Commission last June initiated infringement proceedings against Malta. The government yesterday announced the opening a two and a half month Song Thrush trapping season starting today, Birdlife said government was [...]
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Air Malta appoints airline marketing & branding professional

Melinda Kecskes has been appointed General Manager Marketing and Brand at Air Malta. Ms Kecskes will be responsible for the airline’s marketing, brand strategy and to ensure a transition of the Air Malta brand values into each element of the service chain. Ms Kecskes was one of the founders of Wizz Air, the largest low [...]
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