Archive for » October 19th, 2012«

Fire breaks out in building at Dahhlet Qorrot this afternoon

Police have reported that a building at Dahhlet Qorrot in Nadur was extensively damaged by a fire that broke out at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon. Fortunately nobody was injured in the blaze. Full Police investigations are underway. Magistrate Josette Demicoli is holding an inquiry.
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Clifford Debattista wins Ray Morris Medal for second year

The Gozitan back-rower, Clifford Debattista, has been named back to back winner of the Ray Morris Medal, which is the highest individual honour awarded in Maltese Rugby League. As the RLIF international awards were named, Melbourne Storm’s Cameron Smith was named RLIF International Player of the Year and Australia’s Craig Bellamy the International Coach of [...]
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Ageing is a global issue which needs a global response

Many countries are gradually moving into an era in which fertility and mortality rates are getting lower and lower and consequently populations are ageing rapidly. Thus, at this time, it is only through insight and planning that we can make good use of the resources available. This is imperative to be able to create an [...]
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Breast Cancer Awareness presentation being held at Nadur

October is known as the global month for Breast Cancer Awareness, the Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta are to deliver a presentation about breast cancer awareness among women and girls. Ms Antoinette Attard, a breast care nurse at Mater Dei Hospital accompanied by Gertrude Abela, breast cancer survivor and President of the group, [...]
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Issue of fixed rate Government stocks announced

The Accountant General announces the issue of €100,000,000 Malta Government Stocks subject to an over-allotment option of an additional sum of €40,000,000 as follows: (i) 3.75% Malta Government Stock 2017(IV) Fungibility Issue and (ii) 4.3% Malta Government Stock 2022 (II) Fungibility Issue and (iii) 4.8% Malta Government Stock 2028 (I), or (iv) any combination of [...]
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A taste from the past the traditional ‘Zalzett’ from Savina

Christmas comes early at the Savina Centre in Gozo, with a team working hard through the summer months creating new recipes. This year the company is offering traditional air dried sausages – the ‘Zalzetta’ and ‘Zalzettun.’ Before the days of refrigerators, our ancestors were smart enough to preserve and store their foods in very ingenuous [...]
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Environmental friendly projects completed in Zebbug

The Santa Marija Philharmonic Society premises in Zebbug Gozo has been equipped with more environmental friendly facilities. This project involves the financing of €47,000 through a scheme by the Ministry for Gozo for Non Governmental Organisations for the implementation of projects related to the eco-Gozo Action Plan 2010-2012. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono accompanied [...]
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September’s Retail Price Index went up 0.92% on August

According to figures released b the National Statistics Office, in September, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.92 per cent. This primarily reflected an increase of 5.70 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index due to seasonally higher prices of garments. The Food Index went up by 2.22 per cent, mainly on account [...]
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Revised Air Malta schedule due to Cantania airport closure

Air Malta has said that the closure of Catania’s Fontanarossa airport from the 5th November till 5th December due to infrastructural works being carried on the city’s airport runway, will be affecting Air Malta’s flights to this airport. Due to this closure and the limited capacity at Sigonella airport, which can handle a maximun of [...]
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