Archive for » November 25th, 2011«

Historical museum one of the sites open on Gozo coach tour

The Planning and Priorities Coordination Division within the Office of the Prime Minister is organising coach tours highlighting the benefits of Cohesion Policy 2007-2013 this weekend, Saturday, the 26th and Sunday, the 27th of November. Four routes will be visiting various projects in Malta and two of the routes will be touring projects in Gozo. [...]
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Scabies reported among patients at Mount Carmel Hospital

The Superintendent of Public Health has has said in a statement tonight a number of cases of scabies have been reported among patients at Mount Carment Hospital. The authorities said that “all necessary precautions are being taken to get the outbreak under control and stop the disease from spreading.” The Health Department said during an [...]
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Sta. Caterina d’Italia Main Cupola inaugurated today

The BOV Sta. Caterina d’Italia Main Cupola project was officially inaugurated today, Friday, the 25th of November 2011 to coincide with the feast of the patron saint. In March 2009, Bank of Valletta had agreed to fully finance the considerable cost of restoration of the main cupola as part of its commitment towards the community. [...]
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Gozo Hospital Blood Donation Area open on Sunday morning

The Blood Donation Area at Gozo General Hospital is going to be open this Sunday, the 27th of November from 8.30am till 1.00pm for those who wish to make a blood donation. Blood donation is sometimes taken for granted or ignored. The more blood donors the better. When donating blood people are helping others and [...]
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Shark Alliance members welcome EU shark finning proposal

The Maltese members of the Shark Alliance, Nature Trust (Malta), Greenhouse, Sharklab and Sharkman’s World, have welcomed the European Commission’s long-awaited proposal to close the loopholes in the EU’s ban on shark finning, the wasteful practice of slicing off a shark’s fins and discarding the body at sea. The current EU regulation, adopted in 2003, [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Munxar on Sunday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Munxar, Gozo, on Sunday, the 27th of November between the hours of 8.30am to 11.30am. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TREJQET IL- MADONNA TAL-KARMNU, TRIQ IL- GOSTRA, TRIQ IR- RABAT and TRIQ IZ- ZIRZIEB.
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Scheduled power suspensions in Munxar on Sunday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Munxar, Gozo, on Sunday, the 27th of November between the hours of 8.30am to 11.30am. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TREJQET IL- MADONNA TAL-KARMNU, TRIQ IL- GOSTRA, TRIQ IR- RABAT and TRIQ IZ- ZIRZIEB.
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Nadur Christmas exhibition of old statues of the Baby Jesus

An exhibition of old statues of the Baby Jesus which, in Christmases past, used to be displayed in Nadur homes over the festive season, will be organised during the weekend of the 2nd to the 4th of December by Nadur’s Parish Cultural Commission and the Nadur Local Council. During this weekend Nadur will also be [...]
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€2 Commemorative Coin on Malta’s Constitutional History

The Central Bank of Malta is issuing the first in a series of €2 Commemorative coins to highlight milestones in Malta’s Constitutional History. The theme for this first coin is ‘First Elected Representatives – 1849.. In that year the Maltese Islands had their first effective experience of political representation, through a process of democratic elections. [...]
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Eleven Local Council projects to receive MEPA funding

Nine local councils will be benefiting from over €300,000 by the MEPA after their projects met the necessary criteria to receive funding through Urban Development Fund (UIF). The 11 projects, which are being fully funded by the Authority, are specifically targeted at improving the quality of life for residents living in these localities. The ‘urban [...]
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October’s Central Government debt up 4.7% on last year

At the end of October 2011, Central Government debt stood at €4,384.6 million, up by €194.9 million, or 4.7 per cent, over the corresponding period last year. This was the result of higher long-term borrowing, which added €340.7 million. On the other hand, short-term securities and foreign borrowing decreased by €136.3 million and €13.2 million [...]
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