Archive for » July 25th, 2012«

‘Opera vs Pop Under the Stars’ concert this coming Monday

Following on from the resounding success of the last four years, the Gozo Youth Wind Band and Orchestra, in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry and the American Embassy, will be presenting Opera vs Pop Under the Stars – 5th Edition at the Gozo Ministry’s courtyard in Victoria. The Orchestra consists mainly of 50 Gozitan Youths [...]
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Fresh foodstuffs and ready made sandwiches destroyed

A vehicle that arrived last week from Sicily and which was carrying foodstuffs of several traders was followed, and during the investigations, a total of 100kg of fresh vegetable salads and 172.8kg ready made sandwiches were witheld and later destroyed, due to inadequate temperature. This took place following intensive investigations carried out last week by [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Gharb

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Gharb, Gozo, on Friday, the 27th of July, between the hours of 8.30am to 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem: TRIQ FUQ IL-GHAJN, TRIQ IL- HAMRI SQAQ NRU. 2, TRIQ IL- HAMRI SQAQ NRU.1, TRIQ [...]
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Arriva to provide special service for Renzo Arbore Concert

Local Bus operator Arriva Malta, in collaboration with Easy Life Promotions, will be operating a special service for the comfort of all the fans attending Renzo Arbore’s concert in Ta’ Qali on the 28th July. Not only will Arriva be providing direct transport from Valletta to the concert venue but, the €2.50 ticket for this [...]
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Protecting dolphins and turtles around the Maltese waters

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) said it has managed to secure €1 million in funds to embark on a project aimed at significantly improving the protection of the bottlenose dolphin (id-denfil ta’ geddumu qasir) and the loggerhead turtle (il-fekruna l-komuni) around the Maltese waters. Although both these species are protected by the EU [...]
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AD condemns the shooting down of a Peregrine Falcon

Following reports in the local media revealing the alleged shooting down of a Peregrine Falcon, at Ta’ Cenc cliffs in Gozo, which form part of one of the rare examples of breeding pairs in our islands, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that it strongly condemns such an act. “Our natural heritage is there [...]
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June’s unemployment figures show 7.8% increase on 2011

The number of persons registered as unemployed as at the end of June stood at 6,697 – an increase of 485, or 7.8 per cent, over the corresponding month last year. Records provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that in June, the number of persons registering as unemployed in Malta and Gozo stood [...]
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951 counterfeit notes withdrawn from circulation by CBM

Bi-annual information on euro banknote counterfeiting in Malta In the first half of 2012, the number of counterfeit euro banknotes reported to the Central Bank of Malta amounted to 951. Consequently the overall quantity of counterfeits withdrawn from circulation from January to June 2012 was 10.2% lower compared with the aggregate figure for the previous [...]
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