Archive for » November 10th, 2011«

Major roadworks get underway in Triq San Lawrenz

“After a long wait,” The San Lawrenz Local Council said, “works are now finally underway in Triq San Lawrenz. The roadworks, which are the responsibility of The Ministry for Gozo, will run from the San Lawrenz monument towards the square. The Council said that the works have been planned to cause the least impact on [...]
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The Youth of the Year Award with the OASI Foundation

The OASI Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo and National Youth Council will hold the 19th edition of Youth of the Year Award. All persons nominated will be personally and publicly acknowledged for their contribution and will be presented with a commemorative trophy and certificate. The Award Giving Ceremony will end with the [...]
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Donation of a set of medals to the National War Museum

Heritage Malta’s National War Museum’s collection of medals was augmented further by the donation of a set of medals. These medals pertained to Lieutenant Colonel Walter Fava, who served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the inter-war Period, Second World War and post-war. The medal presentation ceremony was held at the Auberge d’Italie. The [...]
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Prices announced for latest Government stocks issue

The Accountant General notifies that the price of each Stock offered for subscription by members of the public has been established as follows: (i) 4.25% Malta Government Stock 2017 (III) Fungibility Issue at €103.75 with a YTM of 3.546%, which corresponds to annualised rate of 3.577%; and (ii) 5.2% Malta Government Stock 2031 (I) at [...]
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MEPA approves application for 46 new social housing units

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board earlier today approved a planning application for the construction of 46 dwelling units with underlying car park facilities at Triq Wied il-Knejjes, Hal Luqa, stating that the “proposed site was not included in the 2006 rationalization plans.” The MEPA board cited that although the site fell within [...]
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Victoria Scout Group receives grant for a rainwater reservoir

Gozo’s Victoria Scout Group is benefiting from funding of around €29,000 from the Ministry for Gozo to be used for building a water reservoir in the headquarters yard, as well as purchase containers for waste separation. This project is being funded through the scheme of eco-Gozo for Gozitan Non-Governmental Organisations, related to the action plan [...]
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World Children’s Day commemorated with acitivities in Malta

The Commissioner for Children has launched activities that will be taking place in order to commemorate World Children’s Day at Cospicua Primary School as well as other schools within St. Margaret’s College. As part of the celebrations, all children in years 5 and 6, forms 1 and 2, attending state schools, church schools as well [...]
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MaltaPost to issue Christmas 2011 Stamp Set on Tuesday

The Philatelic Bureau of MaltaPost will be issuing a philatelic commemorative set of three stamps titled ‘Christmas 2011′ on Tuesday, the 15th November 2011. This year’s Christmas set reproduces Old Master paintings representing The Holy Family. The philatelic stamps which values €0.20, €0.37 and €0.63 reproduce the paintings: “The Holy Family in an interior”, “The [...]
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The recovery of the EU economy has stopped – EC

The European Commission has said today in its Autumn Forecast 2012 that the recovery of the EU economy has stopped. Sharply deteriorated confidence is affecting investment and consumption, weakening global growth is holding back exports, and urgent fiscal consolidation is weighing on domestic demand. GDP in the EU is now projected to stagnate until well [...]
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ICCAT meeting on bluefin tuna & Mediterranean swordfish

At their 22nd annual meeting in Istanbul from 11 to 19 November, 2011, the Contracting Parties to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) will again determine management measures for a range of tunas and tuna-like species. WWF will be present at the meeting to follow closely the issues related to the [...]
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Added value & security for BOV internet banking customers

Bank of Valletta has launched ‘BOV Protect’ a service that is backed by a software package that is being offered to customers free of charge. BOV Protect provides an added layer of internet security on the customer’s personal computer. “Whilst the Bank’s systems are secured by a state of-the-art security infrastructure, the personal computers that [...]
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22% of part-time workers in Malta would work more hours

Among part-time employed in the EU27, 21% would like to work more hours and are available to do so New labour market indicators released today In the EU27, there were 41.3 million persons working part-time in 2010, of which three quarters were women. Among those employed part-time, 8.5 million, or 21%, wished to work more [...]
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Outbound tourist trips in September increased by 5.6%

Outbound trips during September stood at 37,204, an increase of 5.6 per cent over the corresponding month last year. Total nights spent abroad during the first three quarters were estimated at 1,748,036, The National Statistics Office said today. The number of outbound tourist trips towards EU countries was calculated at 34,326, up by 15 per [...]
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Ghaqda Drammatika’s latest production starts this Sunday

This coming Sunday, the 13th of November, Ghaqda Drammatika of Teatru Govanni in Xewkija will present the first showing of their latest production. This year the theme chosen by the group is comedy with a play entitled ‘Il-praspar ta’ Pacikk f’Hotel Xewkija,’ written by Lino Ferris. The performance this Sunday will commence at 7.00pm. There [...]
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