Archive for » November 21st, 2011«

Movie rentals available through Melita’s ‘OnDemand’ service

Melita has announced that from now on customers with its interactive TV service will be able to rent Hollywood blockbuster movies from the comfort of their home through their TV set. The company said that the “service is an enhancement to the current OnDemand! product available to all home entertainment pack subscribers and is managed [...]
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Radju Katidral launches the ‘Fejn se Mmur’ initiative

Radju Katidral has just launched the ‘Fejn se Mmur’ initiative, aimed at promoting local arts and culture, whilst providing a hub for all information with regards to upcoming events around the island. This initiative also aims at providing a showcase for artists, creators, and event organisers, whose hard work is unfortunately still unknown to many. [...]
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Gozo Channel Chairman resigns from his post this afternoon

The Chairman of Gozo Channel, Joseph Grech tendered his resignation this afternoon. In a letter to th Finance Minister, Tonio Fenech, Dr Grech said: “I refer to the story carried yesterday by the Sunday Times whereby it was reported that I demanded that the ferry turn back to pick me and my family up. “Allow [...]
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Johns Saré lecture on the The Ottoman Perspective

John Saré will be delivering the next cultural lecture organised by Din l-Art Helwa on Thursday, the 15th of December, focusing on the Ottoman perspective as portrayed in the book published by Mr. Joseph Ellul, ‘The Great Siege of Malta 1565.’ Mr Saré is a well-known author, expert guide and lecturer and founder of the [...]
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Imperial Gozo Yacht Club to establish a sailing school

On Saturday, the 19th of November 2011, the Imperial Gozo Yacht Club, held its initial event relating to the establishment of a sailing school, with the participation of eleven students from the Gozo Skola Sport programme. As a basic introduction, the students participated in a demonstration of lifesaving equipment, basic rope-work and after some familiarization [...]
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European Year of Volunteering Tour ends the year in Malta

The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector which is the National Coordinating Body for the European Year of Volunteering 2011 will be hosting as its highlight activity the European Tour, which is touring all European cities and will come to a close in Malta. The tour will consist of various events, exhibitions, discussions, demonstrations and [...]
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Maltese military chefs win medals at the Malta Kulinarja 2011

Chefs from the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) won Silver and Bronze awards during the prestigious Malta Kulinarja 2011 edition of the bi-annual cooking and culinary arts championship, this year held at the Millenium Stand Ta’ Qali between November 6th and 13th. Throughout the week long event organised by the Malta Chefs Society, all the [...]
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Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem Open Day held at Ta’ Passi fields

On Sunday, Fondazzjoni Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem organised an open day with a variety of activities including an emergency simulation by Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (E.R.R.C.). The general public had the opportunity to watch the volunteers at work on areas around the nativity village. A children’s area with a merry-go-round was also set up. The [...]
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Activities for the European Week for Waste Reduction

The European Week for Waste Reduction is this year taking place between the 19th and 27th of November. This is the final year of the 3-year project supported by the Life+ Programme of the European Commission. This week is aimed at all European citizens to learn how to reduce waste. This event also promotes sustainable [...]
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Bank of Valletta launches new edition of the FIDDA Account

Bank of Valletta has launched another edition of the popular ‘BOV FIDDA Account,’ a six-year term deposit offering access to diverse global markets with the peace of mind of guaranteed capital and income. The BOV FIDDA Account is a Structured Deposit Account denominated in Euro, US Dollars or Pound Sterling. The account is 100% capital [...]
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October’s Retail Price Index up due to higher clothes prices

October’s Retail Price Index went up by 0.88 per cent, according to figures released by the National Statistics Office today. This primarily reflected an increase of 4.15 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonally higher prices of garments. An upward movement in the prices of vegetables, fruit and fish caused [...]
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Vodafone Foundation supports the Arka gym refurbishment

The Vodafone Malta Foundation has supported the refurbishment of the Gym at the Arka Respite Centre in Ghajnsielem where persons with disabilities are provided with various services. Special equipment was purchased that enable wheelchair users to have direct access to the machines without needing any assistance. The Gym was blessed by the Vicar General for [...]
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