Archive for » July, 2012 «

Kercem children participate in course on using computers

Kercem Local Council in conjunction with ITSS Xaghra, is currently holding a computer course for children aged between eight and twelve years of age. Children attending the course, which will run until the end of August, are being help on Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Power Point 2010, Microsoft Publisher 2010, the internet, websites and how [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Enemalta announces fuel price changes from tomorrow

Enemalta has announced that fuel prices are to change. These new prices are effective as from Wednesday, the 1st of August 2012. Unleaded petrol is to rise by 5 cents, with diesel going down by 3 cents. The revised price list is shown below: Fuel Product Previous Price Revised Price Change Unleaded €1.44 €1.49 €0.05 [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

New book launched on the history of the Leone Band Gozo

A new book was launched recently on musical events of the Leone Philharmonic Society Gozo, written by the author Grazio A. Grech, seen here on the left of the photo. This book was published for the occasion of the opening festivities of the 150th anniversary of the Soc. Fil. Leone Band of Victoria in 1863. [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

€0.20 stamp reprint of Definitive Issue – Additional Values

MaltaPost announces that the €0.20 stamp of the Definitive Issue – Additional Values has been reprinted. The second reprint of the €0.20 stamp consists of 1,000,000 stamps, in sheets of 10 stamps bearing sheet numbers 238001 to 338000 both numbers included. The first re-print bearing sheet numbers 58001 to 238000 was issued on 3 May [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Gharb and Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem. Gharb and Xewkija, Gozo, on Thursday, the 2nd of August. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem 8.30an 12.00pm: TRIQ WIED IR-RAJJES. Gharb 8.50am-11.30am: TRIQ SANTU PIETRU, TRIQ BIRBUBA, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TAL-VIRTUT, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TAL-VIRTUT SQAQ [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

An evening of ‘Festive Arias’ held at the Ministry for Gozo

The Exhibition Hall at the Ministry for Gozo was the perfect venue for yet another concert entitled ‘Festive Arias,’ which featured soprano Pamela Agius, trumpeter Jason Camilleri and pianist Shirley Helleur. A full house at the Ministry for Gozo experienced an unforgettable ‘festive’ evening as the experienced musicians gave an outstanding interpretation, performing works by [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Developers complain public property is being undervalued

Developers have complained that public property in Malta is being undervalued without the country getting a proportional benefit. In a statement issued by the Malta Developers Association it said that in its last meeting the council discussed reports that parcels of land within Smart City were being offered for sale to individual developers. This, the [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Malta’s June unemployment rate well below the EU average

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.2% in June 2012, stable compared with May. It was 10.0% in June 2011. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.4% in June 2012, also stable compared with May. It was 9.5% in June 2011. Malta stood at 6.2%. Eurostat estimates that 25.112 million men and women in [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Tourists visiting in June up 6.2% & down 2% from Jan-June

Inbound tourists in June totalled 147,361, an increase of 6.2 per cent over the corresponding month last year. Total nights spent stood at 1.2 million with an average length of stay of 8.0 nights. Tourstat survey data show that 87 per cent of inbound tourists came to Malta for holiday purposes, while a further 9,119 [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Alternattiva Demokratika calls for Armier mess to be stopped

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that it has noted the statement made in a MEPA Press Conference that “the problem of illegal boathouses is bigger than MEPA.” Carmel Cacopardo, AD Deputy Chairman and Spokesman on Sustainable Development and Home Affairs stated that “the illegal boathouse issue has reached its present proportions because the [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

The 31st of July 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 31st of July 2012 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This weeks articles in the PDF download are: 1. On Thursday, July the 12th, anyone crossing the channel between Malta and Gozo, could see [...]
Category: Maltese Herald  Comments off

Riflessi Sajfin 2012 coming soon to Il-Menqa, Marsalforn

The OASI Foundation will be presenting its annual open air festival Riflessi Sajfin on Saturday the 11th of August…. as in previous years it will be taking place from 7.30pm onwards at Il-Menqa, Marsalforn. This year’s event is the 21st edition of this festival and will be presented by Christabelle Borg and Deborah C. There [...]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Health and safety concerns over electonic cigarettes

The Technical Regulations Division within the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) would like to inform all economic operators and the general public that, from inspections and investigations carried out by its product safety officers over the past week, it is becoming more evident that a number of electronic cigarettes found on the market [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Hilti supports sports climbing in Malta via MTA-MRCC Project

The Malta Rock Climbing Club (MRCC) has teamed up with the local partner of power tools brand Hilti, Panta Marketing & Services Ltd, as co-sponsors of their ten year project – a joint initiative between the Malta Tourism Authority and the MRCC, aimed at installing safety equipment for climbers in the cliffs of Malta and [...]
Category: Malta News  Comments off