Archive for » November 2nd, 2012«

Human bones recovered from the sea at Dahlet Qorrot

Police have reported that human bones were found in the sea earlier this afternoon at Dahlet Qorrot, Nadur. The Armed Forces of Malta assisted in the retrieval of the remains from the water. The Duty Magistrate Dr Josette Demicoli has appointed various experts to assist her in the inquiry. Police investigations are ongoing.
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Sacred Art Exhibition – ‘In-Nadur u l-Kult Nisrani Tieghu’

‘In-Nadur u l-Kult Nisrani Tieghu,’ is the title of and exhibition on sacred art which is to be inagurated next Friday, the 9th of November at the Nadur Local Council ‘Joe Tabone Hall.’ Various precious art treasures will be on display, enabling the visitor a glimpse into the past 325 years of history and faith. [...]
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BirdLife invites public to visit Nature Reserves this weekend

This weekend the public are invited to visit Ghadira Nature Reserve in Mellieha and Is-Simar Nature Reserve in Xemxija as they open to welcome visitors for another season of bird and wildlife watching. The two reserves are the largest remaining areas of salt marsh in Malta and are designated as Wetlands of International Importance. They [...]
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New mental health act based on safeguarding human rights

Mario Galea, Parliamentary Secrteary for the Elderly and Community Care, today addressed a conference ‘Knocking Out – - Violence and Aggression in Health Care,’ organised by the Maltese Association of Psychaitric Nurses (MAPN). He said that “the new mental health act is based on safeguarding human rights. It puts the patient at the core of [...]
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Strong demand for latest issue of fixed rate stocks

The Treasury said this afternoon that there has been a strong demand both by members of the public and institutional investors for the latest Issue of Malta Government Stocks. By the closing dates at 5pm on Wednesday, 31st October 2012 and at noon on Friday, 2nd November 2012, the Treasury received the following applications/bids. Fixed [...]
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MEPA in support of Betlehem f’Ghajnsielem Christmas Village

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has issued a statement saying that it will continue to help the Ghajnsielem Local Council in organising the Christmas Village, ‘Betlehem f’Ghajnsielem.’ MEPA said that the Local Council is fully aware that if it wants to put up the village all it has to do is notify the Authority [...]
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Agenzija Appogg to hold training courses on fostering

The aim of fostering is to offer stability to those children who, for various reasons, cannot currently live with their natural families. Thanks to fostering, children and adolescents who are having difficulties within their family of origin will have the opportunity to experience a family environment that can give them the love and the security [...]
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New book launched in Gozo evaluates a Malta-Gozo airlink

The Gozo University Group recently organised a book launch of the publication written by Capt. George Kissaun, titled ‘My life in Aviation – the Malta-Gozo Airlink.’ The speakers were Mr Ryan Mercieca President of GUG, Dr Anton Tabone, Mr Joe Muscat, Chief Executive Officer of the Gozo Tourism Association and Mr Michael Grech, President of [...]
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Total tax revenues in 2011 up by €136.5 million on 2010

Total tax revenues last year went up by €136.5 million over the previous year and stood at €2,192.7 million, the National Statistics Office said today. “Tax revenue may be broadly classified under three main headings: indirect taxes, direct taxes and social security contributions.” All three categories of tax revenues recorded an increase. The largest increase [...]
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‘Festa’ an exhibition by Anastasia Ponyatovskaya Pace

A solo exhibition of oil, watercolours and batik art works by Anastasia Ponyatovskaya Pace, has just opened at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall, in St.Francis Square, Victoria. Anastasia Ponyatovskaya Pace graduated as an artist from the college in Sankt-Petersburg, Russia and Academy of art in Moldova. After joining the Union of Artists in 2004, [...]
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Vodafone pre-orders for the iPhone 5 exceed initial supply

Vodafone has announced that pre-orders for the Apple iPhone 5 exceeded expectations and have proven to be an overwhelming success. “Demand for the iPhone 5 exceeded the initial supply in the first 4 days and while the majority of pre-orders will be delivered to customers on November 2nd, many are scheduled to be delivered in [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghajnsielem on Saturday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Saturday, the 3rd of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IZ- ZEWWIEQA and TRIQ SANT’ ANTNIN.
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