Archive for » July 20th, 2012«

Colly, rescued from the Tac Cawla area, dirty, thin & hungry

The Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria rescued this young Border Collie last week He was picked up in a terrible condition last Friday evening from the Tac Cawla area of Victoria. Colly, as he has been named, was extremely dirty, very thin and dehydrated. The volunteers at the Centre gave him peace and quiet, [...]
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Air Malta reports on an operating loss of €30 million

Air Malta has today presented its audited annual report and consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31st March 2012. The report said that “during this year the airline started seeing positive improvements as a result of the effectiveness of its restructuring efforts and has exceeded, albeit slightly, its budgeted figures of the restructuring plan. [...]
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Gozo Music Festival will now also present an event in Malta

The Gozo Music Festival, which is held annually in August, is, the organisers said, “by far the island’s biggest and most popular summer event.” “Since it began in 2002, the music festival has grown in reputation and prestige, with a bigger and better line-up consisting of both international singers and groups and local artists headlining [...]
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Special hand postmark – P. Anastasju Cuschieri anniversary

For the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the death of P. Anastasju Cuschieri O.Carm, MaltaPost has said that a special hand stamp will be used on Wednesday 25th July 2012 at the Philatelic Bureau of MaltaPost. Orders for this Special Hand Postmark may be placed online at or by mail from the Philatelic [...]
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Dom Mintoff shows some improvement but remains critical

A report issued by Mater Dei Hospital this afternoon says that the former Prime Minister, Dom Mintoff, 95, is now in his second day of treatment in the Intensive Therapy Unit where he is being managed by a Multidisciplinary Team consisting of Intensive Care Physicians and Nurses, Cardiologists and Respiratory Physicians. While he has registered [...]
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Open air ‘Unforgettable Musicals’ dance spectacle in Victoria

Centre Stage Dance Academy, under the direction of Natalie Sciortino and in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo and the Gozo Culture Office, will be staging a repeat performance of their show ‘Unforgettable Musicals,’ next Wednesday, the 25th of July in St Francis Square, Victoria. The show starts at 8:30pm and it will be free [...]
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Wolverhampton Youth Wind Orchestra concert series

The JP2 Foundation, in collaboration with Alpine Travel is proud to announce a series of concerts by the Wolverhampton Youth Wind Orchestra as part of its 2012 Gozo and Malta tour. The Orchestra will be performing between Sunday the 22nd and Wednesday the 25th July 2012, in several different localities around the Maltese islands. The [...]
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Higher prices for household equipment causes RPI to rise

According to figures released by the National Statistics Office, the Retail Price Index in June went up by 0.20 per cent. This primarily reflected an increase of 1.79 per cent in the Household Equipment and House Maintenance Cost Index due to costlier furniture items. Higher airfares underlay an increase of 1.31 per cent in the [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem on Saturday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Saturday, the 21st of July, between the hours of 8.30am to 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ RAYMOND CARUANA, TRIQ PATRI FRANGISK CAUCHI, TRIQ FILFLA, TRIQ PATRI ODORIK GRIMA, TRIQ KEMMUNETT, TRIQ MALTA, TRIQ [...]
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AD reiterates its call for an election date announcement

Alternattiva Demokratika in a statement this morning reiterated its call for an election date announcement to be made by the Prime Minister. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson said, “in view of Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando’s resignation from the Nationalist Party, AD once again appeals to Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi to set a date for the general elections. [...]
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JPO resigns from the PN party but will contiue as an MP

Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando last night resigned from the Nationalist Party following a meeting with the Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi, during which he handed him a resignation letter. He said that he will remain as an MP and “collaborate with the government in the implementation of the measures outlined in the PN electoral programme for 2008.” [...]
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