Archive for » October 17th, 2012«

Jeet Kune Do 2-day seminar in Gozo by Guro Mike Gregory

The Kali-JKD Martial Arts Academy Gozo will be hosting a two-day seminar on Jeet Kune Do and South-East Asian Martial Arts. The seminar will be conducted by Guro Mike Gregory, who is a certified instructor under the legendary Guro Dan Inosanto, best friend and student of the late Bruce Lee. The seminar will include Jeet [...]
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MaltaPost to donate prizes for the Gozo Philatelic Exhibition

The Gozo Philatelic Society has said that MaltaPost have been kind enough to offer various interesting prizes for the13th annual Gozo Philatelic Exhibition which is taking place between the 10th and 16th November at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall, St.Francis Square in Victoria. All members are encouraged to participate. The theme for this year’s [...]
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Open Day at Heritage Malta’s Conservation Division in Bighi

Visit Bighi on Sunday 28 October and learn more on the invaluable work being done by Heritage Malta, the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage. Several activities and exhibitions will be held throughout the day to showcase the agency’s efforts in ensuring a future to our past. Guided tours of Bighi will [...]
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Xaghra Council hosts a delegation from Italy and France

Last weekend, the Xaghra Local Council hosted a foreign delegation of ten people from Italy and France as part of the preparation for the signing of an official twinning agreement between the Council of Chevaigne in France, Council of Mergo in Italy and the Xaghra Local Council. A delegation from the Xaghra Council had earlier [...]
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EU-OSHA backs the European Year for Active Ageing

2012 is the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has been taking an active part in it, making information available on how to help employees stay fit for work for longer. There are important demographic changes happening in the European Union, [...]
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European Commission to update the radio equipment rules

The European Commission has today proposed to update the Radio Equipment Directive. The proposal aims to make sure all market players comply with the rules regarding the avoidance of interference, so that consumers do not have problems when opening car doors, monitoring their babies or listening to radio. The Commission also proposes to clarify and [...]
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Thousands of children vaccinated yearly – Government

Parliamentary Secretary for the Elderly and Community Care, Mario Galea said today that vaccination is a priority for the government. Children and young people aged between 6 weeks and 16 years are given 10 types of vaccines: Difertite / Tetanus / Polio / Pertussis / Haemopilis Influenza (HIB) (5 in 1), MMR (measles, Mumps, German [...]
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Urbanus Concert Series being launched in Gozo on Saturday

Gozo’s Chorus Urbanus will be launching the Urbanus Concert Series this coming Saturday, the 20th of October with the presentation of a concert by Professor Gottfried Schneider, who will be performing the Solo Sonatas I and III and Partita II by J.S. Bach.Gottfried Schneider will be playing a 1729 Stradivari violin. Considered as “….one of [...]
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GUG meets Prime Minister to discuss concerns & proposals

The Gozo University Group recently took part in a meeting with the Prime Minister and Dr Simon Busutill in which GUG’s concerns and proposals were presented. GUG thanked the Prime Minister for the meeting and for the recent investment in the Gozo, especially with regards to education and the increase in the accommodation grant. Other [...]
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Passengers and vehicles crossing to Gozo decreased in Q3

In the third quarter, sea transport between Malta and Gozo registered decreases in vehicles, commuters and trips compared to the corresponding quarter of 2011, according to figures released by the National Statistics Office. A total of 1,337,755 commuters travelled between Malta and Gozo during the third quarter this year. This number is marginally lower (0.5 [...]
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Presentation on Maltese ENGOs at the University of Kent

Michael Briguglio participated in the interdisciplinary conference ‘Theory, Action and Impact of Social Protest’ held recently at the University of Kent, UK. Briguglio presented a case study on Maltese environmental NGOs and EU accession taken from his PhD dissertation, which is in viva stage. The case study focused on the land rationalisation controversy in Malta [...]
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