Archive for » January 10th, 2012«

EOI invited for industrial space in Xewkija Industrial Park

Malta Enterprise is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the allocation of industrial space in the Xewkija Industrial Park. This EOI is envisaged to allocate approximately 7,400sqm of industrial space in the Xewkija Industrial Park. This industrial space will be allocated to the best proposals in line with the established eligibility and evaluation parameters. Among [...]
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Jet & Jude, 2 little dogs at the Gozo SPCA in need of homes

Meet Jet and Jude, they are the brothers of Jasmine and Jade who happily were both rehomed last week. The puppies are now 12 weeks old and are at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. “Both are very sweet and friendly and still quite small. Jet is slightly darker than Jude, otherwise they are [...]
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EP committee opens its work on budgetary surveillance

The proposed new legislation to strengthen budgetary oversight of Eurozone countries should allow as much economic governance as possible to take place within the normal EU system, rather than outside it through international agreements, Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs unanimously said on Monday evening. Many also highlighted a risk that the legislation could undermine [...]
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Malta sponsors a Cultural Heritage workshop in Bethlehem

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Palestine organised a workshop for its top officials and Palestinian conservationists to study and prepare a National Charter for Cultural Heritage. This highly important event was made possible through the sponsorship of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malta together with the UNESCO Office in Ramallah and UNDP. [...]
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MHRA welcomes new Ryanair routes with increased arrivals

MHRA has expressed its satisfaction at the news that Ryanair will be introducing seven new routes which will be operated from this summer. “These new routes will mean 16 extra flights a week, which for the summer alone, are expected to generate an average of 45,000 additional tourist arrivals, given the high utilization rate usually [...]
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EU investigates more than 500 consumer credit websites

Were you ever about to sign a contract for a personal loan, credit card, or other consumer credit and discovered that it was all working out more expensive than you had first expected? An EU-wide investigation of websites offering consumer credit took place to check whether consumers are receiving the information to which they are [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Thursday, the 12th of January, between the hours of 8.00am to 3.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ KARLU GALEA, TRIQ FORTUNATO MIZZI, TRIQ IL- MUNICIPJU RUMAN, TRIQ IR- REPUBBLIKA, TRIQ L- UNIVERSITAS, WIED ZIETA, [...]
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Ryanair announces seven new routes starting May 2012

Lowcost airline Ryanair, this afternoon announced seven new routes to Malta. Ryanair Deputy CEO Michael Cawley, said that the new services will be, Bournemouth , Kaunas, London Stanstead, Malmo, Oslo, Turin and Wroclaw. The London Stanstead flights will all operate four times weekly and the others twice weekly, commencing from May 2012. Ryanair said that [...]
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Malta Hospice Movement concert with Christopher Busietta

Malta’s Hospice Movement is proud to feature the exciting young tenor Christopher Busietta in a Vocal Concert at the Casino Maltese in Valletta on the 29th of January. The Maltese-Australian tenor, winner of various important vocal competitions in Australia and Germany, will be accompanied by Prof. Mro. Michael Laus, the resident conductor of the Malta [...]
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Frangisku Cauchi from Gharb celebrates his 103rd birthday

Frangisku Cauchi, known as Cikku tan-Namrat and born in Gharb, is celebrating his103rd birthday today. Frangisku is the Son of Guzeppi and Marija Roza Cauchi. He was the 3rd child of 7 and was married to Marija nee Micallef. Frangisku. Frangisku and Marija had eleven children, three of whom died at a young age. His [...]
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HSBC evening banking services to continue in 5 branches

HSBC Malta has announced that it is to continue to offer evening banking services from its branches at Mosta, Paola, Sliema (High Street), Swieqi, and Victoria, Gozo. In these localities, evening banking services are available from Monday to Friday between 4pm and 7pm. Ray Briffa, HSBC’s Head of Branch Banking and Deputy Head of Retail [...]
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Malta Tourism Authority launches French iPhone application

The Malta Tourism Authority has just launched the French language version of its official Malta travelguide iPhone application. As one of the first tourist boards worldwide, MTA launched its first iPhone application in German already in August 2010, followed by an English and Italian version shortly after. Now iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users from [...]
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Notice of applications to serve in upcoming local elections

The Electoral Commission has said that it will receive applications from persons, whose name appears in the last issue of the Local Councils’ Electoral Register, to serve as Assistant Electoral Commissioners or to serve as counters, supervisors or calculators during the counting of votes in the forthcoming Local Councils’ Elections due to be held on [...]
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November’s industrial production down by 3.7% on 2010

In November, industrial production decreased by 3.7 per cent from 101.6 points in November of 2010. Intermediate goods and consumer goods fell by 3.1 and 11.4 per cent respectively. The increase in energy and capital goods by 2.6 and 14.6 per cent respectively partly offset this decline. At the NACE division level, the manufacture of [...]
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