Archive for » September 29th, 2012«

17-year old Lauren Aquilina releases her debut EP – ‘Fools’

‘Fools’ is the debut EP from 17-year-old pop-folk tinged songstress Lauren Aquilina. Released independently on October 22nd exclusively on iTunes, ‘Fools’ is a frank and honest exploration of Lauren’s musical and personal journey to-date. This release marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the half-Maltese/ half-British Bristol born teenager, which features 4 self-penned [...]
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Increase in minimum wage, essential for social development

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said in a press conference held earlier today that an increase in the minimum wage is essential for social development and a healthy economy. AD said that it will not betray workers’ interests in the upcoming general election. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson and spokesperson for Economic Policy, said, “The [...]
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Clean-up at Xrobb l-Ghagin produces 4 large skips of rubbish

The equivalent of about four large skips of rubbish was collected during a clean-up around the Xrobb l-Ghagin Nature Park and Sustainability Development Centre in the Delimara area this morning, thanks to a coordinated effort between Nature Trust (Malta), HSBC, the Marsaxlokk Local Council, and the Resources and Rural Affairs Ministry. The event was organised [...]
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Illegal hunting worse than in previous years – Birdlife Malta

Illegal hunting and killing of protected birds in Malta has increased significantly during the autumn migration according to the initial analysis of data collected by BirdLife Malta’s international Raptor Camp observers, BLM said in a statement today. Since the hunting season opened on the 1st September BirdLife Malta said that it alone has received 23 [...]
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FAA launches video & petition aimed at safeguarding trees

The Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar Tree Group, with Ramblers’ Association, NatureTrust Malta, Friends of the Earth (Malta), Malta Organic Agriculture Movement, Greenhouse, Youth for the Environment and Gozo University Group, this morning a video and a petition during a press conference at Senglea, aimed at safeguarding Malta’s trees . FAA said it has produced this [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Sannat on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat, Gozo, on Monday, the 1st of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ BARDAN, TRIQ TA’ GERXIJA, TRIQ IL- KBIRA and TRIQ TA’ SAGUNA.
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Nominations for the ‘Gieh in-Nadur’ award 2012 now open

The Nadur Local Council is holding the 15th edition of ‘Gieh in-Nadur Award’ on Saturday, the 10th of November 2012 at the MBC theatre during a special programme by the Mnarja Band. Nominations are now open for the award and are to be sent to the Nadur Local Council by Wednesday, the 10th of October [...]
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Cana Movement publishes a critical analysis of the IVF Bill

As part of the public consultation, the Cana Movement has this morning published a critical analysis on on the Bill for the Protection of Human Embryos. This paper was written on behalf of the Council by Cana Council member Dr Robert Tufigno LLD. The Movement said that “the Memo does not intend to enter into [...]
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“Existing trees to be retained along Senglea waterfront”

In a statement issued this morning by the Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications, it said that it wished to clarify that the existing trees are to be retained along Senglea waterfront. “In view of the concerns raised after the public consultation, it has been decided to retain the existing trees along the Senglea waterfront. [...]
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XIII Maltex Philatelic Exhibition – ‘Malta – In War and Peace’

The Maltex Philatelic Exhibition, Malta’s annual major stamp and postal history event, is being organised by the Malta Philatelic Society at The Green Lounge, Hotel Phoenicia, Floriana. This year’s slogan is ‘Malta – In War and Peace.’ In this thirteenth edition, members of the Society will display Traditional Stamps, unique items of Postal History, Old [...]
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MEPs raise awareness with CVD campaign the EU’s top killer

“EU citizens must be aware of the risk of CVD’s. On their side, policymakers must make a difference by adopting heart healthy legislation and making sure that CVD are given the appropriate attention on the policy agenda,” says Labour MEP Prof Edward Scicluna. Labour MEP Prof Edward Scicluna is one of a group of MEPs [...]
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