Archive for » February 1st, 2012«

Gozitan Band Divine Sinners perform at charity rock concert

Last Sunday, Gozitan band Divine Sinners gave a very lively performance at the Powerhouse at the Valletta Waterfront in the event, ‘Martial Arts vrs Rock Bands in aid of Puttinu Cares.’ Proceeds from the event are going to the Puttinu Cares Foundation which gives help to children with cancer and their families, who, at some [...]
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First reading of Bill to amend the Constitution this evening

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has announced that the Bill to amend the Constitution is have its first reading today. The anouncement was made when Parliament met at 6pm this evening. The Bill is a result of Monday’s informal meeting of members of the European Council, all EU member states with the exception of the United [...]
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Midge is at the Gozo SPCA waiting for a loving forever home

The Gozo SPCA in Victoria are looking after this lovely little dog named Midge. “Midge was one of the 6 puppies found in a box 10 months ago and is still waiting for her ‘forever’ home. She is a very sweet girl, just eight and a half kilos (now fully grown) and although probably a [...]
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The Six Nations Rugby Championship available on Melita

Melita has said that rugby fans will be able to follow all the games from the much-awaited RBS 6 Nations Rugby on France 2, on Melita TV (channel 551) available to all L and XL subscribers. is the leading annual international rugby union competition involving six top European squads; England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and [...]
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A busy Gozo SPCA ‘Open Morning’ despite the bad weather

The Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria held its regular ‘Open Morning’ on Sunday. Even though it was a cloudy, damp and windy morning, the Society volunteers had plenty of visitors to the Centre, where a warming cup of coffee was ready if needed. The Society volunteers chatted to visitors about the animals that are [...]
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AD asks for private members’ bill over the issue of ACTA

Alternattiva Demokratika – the Green Party, rebutted the statement of the Finance Minister that ACTA will not censor websites. AD also appealed for a private members’ bill on the issue. AD said that the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was created with the aim of establishing international standards on intellectual property rights enforcement, yet will deal [...]
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Overwhelming response for ME Arabic language course

The practical introductory course to the Arabic language aimed sponsored by Malta Enterprise to assist those entrepreneurs carrying out their business activities in Arab speaking countries or interested in expanding their business activities in the region has been oversubscribed, prompting the Corporation to set up another class that will be held simultaneously. Classes will now [...]
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Good response to the Three Hills Maltese Clocks lottery

Magro Brothers has said that “hundreds of participants have already submitted their details in only the first two weeks of the re-launch of the Three Hills Clocks promotion, which is giving customers the chance to once again win 4 beautiful hand-crafted clocks, l-Arlogg tal-Lira.” The clocks, better known as “l-Arlogg tal-Lira” are hand-crafted by dedicated [...]
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Stock of licensed vehicles stood at 311,947 at end of 2011

As at the end of 2011, the stock of licensed motor vehicles stood at 311,947. Of these, 76.9 per cent were private vehicles, while commercial vehicles made up 15.5 per cent New licences issued during the period under review amounted to 4,416. Private vehicles accounted for 3,556 new licences, or 80.5 per cent of the [...]
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Price rises announced on both LPG & Propane cylinders

New prices for liquid pressurised gas (LPG), have been given by the Malta Resources Authority. The prices have changed from today, Wednesday, the 1st of February. Liquigas said in a statement that, “the international market suffered with high price levels and erratic movements towards the end of 2011, this was mainly as a result of [...]
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Qala Creek project appeal decision postponed on legal issue

The MEPA board hearing of an appeal by the developers of the proposed Hondoq project, has now been postponed The hearing, which was due to be heard on Tuesday morning was postponed due to a legal issue and both MEPA and the developers have to respond within two months The plans, which originally included the [...]
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