Archive for » October 12th, 2012«

Short courses in Italian offered at University Gozo Campus

The University Gozo Campus will be organising two short courses entitled: • L’italiano attraverso le canzoni: laboratorio di lingua italiana (livello intermedio) • L’uso della canzone nell’insegnamento della lingua italiana The courses will start on Friday. the 19th of October 2012. The lectures will be held on Friday evenings between 6pm and 8pm and on [...]
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Giant Panda is chosen by students for adoption with WWF

Following the animal adoption campaign held during Fresher’s week, Youth for the Environment (Y4TE) is pleased to announce that the votes have been tallied and the animal chosen by the student body is the Giant Panda. With less than 1,600 Giant pandas left in the wild; WWF works to help preserve their habitat and protect [...]
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711 complaints made to Environmental Health in September

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has issued a summary of actions taken during September 2012. The following is a summary of the actions taken: o 377 improvement notices were issued during last month; o 10 outlets visited in the early morning o 14 undertakings were issued; o 774kg of foodstuffs [...]
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August annual industrial production up by 4.7% in Malta

In August 2012 compared with July 2012, seasonally adjusted industrial production grew by 0.6% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.3% in the EU27, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July production increased by 0.6% and 1.0% respectively. In August 2012 compared with July 2012, industrial [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Xaghra

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Xaghra, Gozo, on Sunday, the 14th of October. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem 2.30pm-5.30pm: TRIQ KEMMUNA, TRIQ MALTA and TRIQ L- IXPUNARA. Xaghra 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ GUZEPPI BAJADA, TRIQ TA’ BERTRIJA, TRIQ TA’ BULLARA DAHLA TA’ [...]
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Valletta to be the European Capital of Culture 2018 in Malta

The Maltese capital of Valletta was recommended today for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2018 by an independent selection panel. The formal nomination of Valletta by the EU’s Council of Ministers will take place in May 2013. Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, stated, “I congratulate [...]
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Skills upgrading offered by the ITS for tourism sector in Gozo

The Institute of Tourism Studies in Gozo is inviting employees engaged either on a full-time, part-time or casual basis in the tourism industry as well as the unemployed and the inactive who have past experience in these areas to upgrade their skills and improve the quality of the service that they deliver. This is being [...]
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MCAST awards €803,000 in EU-funded scholarships

The Minister for Education and Employment, Dolores Cristina, presented MCAST scholarships to 59 students currently studying to obtain degrees or diplomas related to financial services or digital media. The scholarships, adding up to a value of €803,726, were awarded as part of the Training Subsidy Scheme MCAST (TSSM), funded through two European Social Fund (ESF) [...]
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HICP down in September & annual rate of inflation at 2.9%

In September, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down by 0.7 per cent over the previous month, the National Statistics Office said today. Both the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation and the annual rate stood at 2.9 per cent. This primarily reflected a decrease of 6.8 per cent in the Restaurants and Hotels [...]
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Issue of the second in the series of €2 commemorative coins

The Central Bank of Malta, on Monday, the 15th of October, will issue the second in the five-year series of €2 Commemorative coins highlighting milestones in Malta’s constitutional history. Features of the coin The theme for the second coin is ‘Majority Representation – 1887.’ The coin reverse shows the €2 symbol which is a common [...]
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Technology for the benefit of residents at Puttinu Cares

The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) announced the collaboration between the Agency, some of its suppliers and Puttinu Cares Foundation. The project started in 2010 by analysing the needs of Puttinu Cares and then MITA developed a programme of initiatives to address these needs and at the same time to support young patients and their [...]
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