Archive for » February 15th, 2012«

No end in sight for the UHM dispute with Gozo Channel

The Union Haddiema Maghqudin (UHM) has said this afternoon that it will go ahead with its industrial action at Gozo Channel as from tomorrow unless a satisfactory proposal is received. UHM said that after waiting for months there still has been no counter proposal received. The union directives issued to Gozo Channel employees are among [...]
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MEPs concern in debate on Greece & wider EU’s growth

The upcoming EU summit on 1-2 March must address growth, said MEPs debating with Council and Commission in Strasbourg this morning. Many MEPs across the political spectrum expressed scepticism and concern regarding the latest wave of austerity measures in Greece, initiated by a European Commission, ECB and IMF “Troika.” “The March summit will not be [...]
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Work starts on Ghajnsielem’s historic ‘Ghajn tal-Hasselin’

Ghajnsielem Local Council has recently started excavations works on the site that hosted the historic ‘Ghajn tal-Hasselin’ in the heart of the Apparition Square or as is better known, the ‘Pjazza tad-Dehra.’ The Local Council is restoring this historic arcade by building as close as possible an exact replica of the original building. During the [...]
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New National Environment Policy launched for Malta & Gozo

The National Environment Policy was launched today by Minister for Tourism, Environment and Culture, Mario de Marco is the result of a broad process of consultation with all stakeholders and will be in place until 2020. A costing study for the proposals was carried out, for the implementation of the Policy and this amounted to [...]
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Gozo’s George Cassar publishes 2nd edition of Zmien il-Hsad

During the last decade, some Gozitan writers, among them the late Can Joe Meilak, Fr George Mercieca, Charles Bezzina, John Cremona and Joe W. Psaila have published poetry works in Maltese. We have also been regaled with two enjoyable books of short stories by Joe Camilleri. Now George N. Cassar has published the second edition [...]
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X-Tra rice not to be eaten due to possible foreign objects

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health wishes to inform the public that as a precautionary measure the following products is not to be consumed because of the possible presence of foreign objects. Product Description: Parboiled Long Grain Rice Brand: X-Tra Weight: 908g Date of Minimum Durability: 10/2013 Lot No.: 007/2010 Origin: [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Kercem & Sannat on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Sannat, on Friday, the 17th of February, between the hours of 8.00am to 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: Kercem: TRIQ GHAJN TUTA, TRIQ PETRI, and TRIQ TA’ PEJPU Sannat: TRIQ TA’ GERXIJA, TRIQ L- GHAXRA [...]
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Planning your child’s future with BOV’s Parent Package

A new addition to the family is a life changing event that brings joy and happiness to the family and also financial concerns about the child’s financial future. The BOV Parents Package offers a selection of products, services and offers specifically designed for parents with growing kids. Planning ahead for when your child grows up [...]
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Anglican Bishop presents lecture at the Gozo Seminary

Last Saturday the Anglican Bishop, Dr Geoffrey Rowell, Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe, was the special guest at the Gozo Seminary, where he lectured in English on Cardinal John Henry Newman, who in September 2010, The Holy Father declared the Cardinal will “henceforth be invoked as Blessed.” Cardinal Newman is linked both to the Catholic [...]
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Gozitan volume of fish landings in Q4 down by 67.6%

Gozitan fish landings, in the fourth quarter of 2010 resulted in a 67.6 per cent decline in the volume of fish landed. Dorado landings at the fish market made up 77.1 per cent of all Gozitan landings in the period under review. However, Dorado landings dipped by 74.1 per cent when compared to the corresponding [...]
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GBC expresses “regret & utter dismay over UHM dispute”

The Gozo Business Chamber (GBC) has said this morning in a statement that it “would like to express it’s regret and utter dismay that the Union Haddiema Maghqudin (UHM) is resorting to such drastic industrial and ill-timed action in Gozo Channel Company Limited in view of unresolved issues relating to the collective agreement” “Without going [...]
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Gozo Cycle and Walk for Cancer takes place later this month

A ‘Cycle and Walk for Cancer’ is to take place on Sunday, the 26th of February at 2.30pm. The meeting place is near Ta’ Hamet Church. There will be two different routes are being organised, one for walking and the other for cycling, but both start from the same point. The walking route will go [...]
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