Archive for » November 9th, 2011«

‘Red, White … and Green’ – A retrospective art exhibition

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA), is celebrating Italo-Maltese artistic links on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification with an art exhibition entitled ‘Red, White … and Green’, to be inaugurated by the Ambassador of Italy to Malta H.E. Luigi Marras on the 12th of November at the Italian Cultural Institute, St. George’s [...]
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EU agricultural & fishery diversity seen through figures

Which Member States are the main producers of cereals? Which Member State produces the most drinking milk and the most cheese and where is the most beef, pork and poultry meat produced? Answers to these questions can be found in the 2011 edition of the Pocketbook on Agriculture and fishery statistics issued by Eurostat, the [...]
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18th century altar from St George’s Basilica being restored

The 18th century altar that used to stand at St George’s Basilica in Victoria up to 1960, is currently undergoing restoration by AC Restauri srl of Naples. This artistic opus, made in precious marble by the Durante family, “used to be considered as the most beautiful altar on the island of Gozo,” the Parish said. [...]
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Public transport to be given priority in morning rush hour

This morning, the Prime Minister hosted the first meeting of the task force on public transport reform. This task force is composed of Austin Gatt, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications; Carm Mifsud Bonnici, Minister for Justice and Home Affairs; Chris Said, Parliamentary Secretary for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Consultation, the Commissioner [...]
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Din l-Art Helwa receive grant for projects on Gozo & Comino

Din l-Art Helwa have received financing in the form of a grant as part of the Assistance Schemes for projects by Local Councils, Administrative Committees and NGOs contributing towards the implementation of the Eco-Gozo Action Plan (2010 -2012), the Ministry for Gozo has approved a project to install interpretation panels and audio visual equipment for [...]
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MaltaPost to issue Eleventh Philatelic Bureau Card 11.11.11

MaltaPost Philatelic Bureau will be issuing the eleventh card in series on the date when the day, month and year coincide – 11.11.11. The first Card in this series had been issued on 1 January 2001, with a date stamp carrying the same figures – 01.01.01. The last Card in this popular collectable series is [...]
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Prof Sir Christopher Evans to Chair the BioMalta Foundation

“The setting up of the BioMalta Foundation is the second pillar of activity following the investment of €30Million in the construction and development of the BioMalta Campus – Malta’s premier Life Sciences Park. BioMalta Foundation will be responsible to establish and manage the blueprint for the Life Sciences Industry in Malta, as well as oversee [...]
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AD meets UHM and calls for common platform on green jobs

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party met the new leadership of Union Haddiema Maghqudin at the latter’s headquarters. AD’s delegation comprised Michael Briguglio, Ralph Cassar and Arnold Cassola. The UHM delegation was led by Jesmond Bonello and Josef Grech. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson and Spokesperson for Economy and Finance said, “AD congratulates the new leadership [...]
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Special Hand Postmark – Gozo Philatelic Society Exhibition

For the occasion of the annual Philatelic Exhibition organised by the Gozo Philatelic Society, MaltaPost has announced that a special hand postmark – GOZO PHILATELIC SOCIETY 12th EXHIBITION – MaltaPost Victoria, Gozo – Malta 11-11-11 will be used on Friday, the11th of November, at MaltaPost Victoria, Gozo Branch. This Special Postmark can be ordered by [...]
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Price reductions made on 15 medicines by up to 45%

The Parliamentary Secretariat for Consumer Affairs has announced that the prices of another 15 medicines are being reduced by up to 45%. The statement said that those who are need medicines to treat Hepatitis A, Hayfever, Osteoporosis, Glaucoma and Depression, would notice that there is now a substantial reduction in the price of their medicines. [...]
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‘Through My Lens’ a photographic exhibition by Reno Rapa

An exhibition in currently being held at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall in St Fracis Square, Victoria. ‘Through My Lens’ is by Gozitan photographer, Reno Rapa. In this exhibition Reno has captured scenery around Gozo that most are unaware of or, do not have the time to admire. Reno was born in 1985 and [...]
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Visible trade gap widened by almost €193m in first 9 months

Provisional data for international trade issued by the National Statistics Office show that the visible trade gap in September stood at €34.8 million, down by €115.8 million when compared to the corresponding month in 2010. There were increases in imports and exports of €47.6 million and €163.4 million respectively. The increase registered in imports was [...]
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FAA deems the Luqa housing plans as irresponsible

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar has said that it is “highlighting the fact that on Thursday 10th November 2011, the MEPA Board will again be discussing and taking a decision on the Housing Authority’s application for the building of 46 apartments and garages in a beautiful valley at Luqa.” “The site, part of which was included [...]
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TM monitoring bus service & reports improvements

Transport Malta said that yesterday it contiuned to monitor the public transport service noting marked improvements throughout the network. “On the third day since the route changes implemented on the 6th November, Transport Malta reported normal service with no people left stranded on previously problematic routes – Birzebbuga (Route 82), St. Paul’s Bay (Route 41), [...]
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