Archive for » November 28th, 2011«

Labour MP Dr Anton Refalo hosts meeting with Gozo NGOs

The Gozo NGOs Association was hosted by Dr Anton Refalo LL.D., Shadow Minister for Gozo, at the Hotel Ta’ Cenc recently after officially inviting the members to meet and discuss the current situation of the NGOs in Gozo. The new President of the Gozo NGOs Association, Dr. Raymond C. Xerri, introduced the members present; Rev [...]
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Air Malta offering free re-booking on UK scheduled flights

Air Malta has said today that passengers may face long delays due to a public sector strike which has been declared in the UK and is due to start on Wednesday, the 30th of November 2011 between 0000 hours and 2359 hours. These delays may occur as Immigration Officers manning the UK airports are also [...]
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Good response to coach tours around EU funded projects

Coach tours highlighting the benefits of Cohesion Policy 2007-2013 were organised over the weekend by the Planning and Priorities Coordination Division within the Office of the Prime Minister. The Tours entitled Rotta: EU07-13 gave the public a first hand opportunity to find out more how EU funds are being invested in Malta and Gozo, whilst [...]
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Launch of Government stocks switch auctions programme

The Treasury has recently held a consultation exercise with the main market players and stakeholders to discuss and consider their views on the launching of a Malta Government Stock (MGS) Switch Auctions Programme (the “Programme”) – on a voluntary basis – over a three (3) year period for those Government Stocks maturing during 2012 to [...]
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Footballers stand up and say No to domestic violence

As part of a project co-financed though the European Social Fund, entitled Dignity for Domestic Violence Survivors” ESF 3.43 – to raise awareness on domestic violence, the Commission on Domestic Violence has teamed up with the Malta Football Association to mark the international White Ribbon Campaign. This White Ribbon Campaign, part of a Global initiative, [...]
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Swiss art exhibition features pieces inspired by life on Gozo

Earlier this year, the Swiss artist, Lucia Magdalena Brogle-Finatti, spent two months on the island of Gozo to improve her English skills. Inspired by Gozo’s nature and it’s people, she produced one ceramic angel a day during her stay. All angels represent the island of Gozo, its impression on the artist and reflected the artist’s [...]
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September’s arrival numbers in accommodation fall in Gozo

Total arrivals in collective accommodation establishments in September stood at 140,480, an increase of 6.3 per cent when compared to last year. Total nights reached 818,505, a marginal increase over last year. These figures were released by the National Statistics Office today. Non-resident arrivals and nights were estimated at 129,845 and 792,129 respectively, with an [...]
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AD welcomes decision on ‘Guardian of Future Generations’

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party has welcomed government’s decision to accept its proposal for the creation of the post of ‘Guardian of Future Generations.’ This has been done through the publication of a Bill (Bill No. 95) on Sustainable Development published last Tuesday. Michael Bruguglio, AD Chairman stated that “AD submitted this proposal through [...]
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