Archive for » November 7th, 2012«

Eco-themed Christmas tree taking shape in Xaghra Village

For the coming Christmas season, ‘Teen Spirit,’ a group of teenagers who meet at the church of St Anthony the Abbot, Xaghra, Gozo, are building a large eco-themed Christmas tree.The tree, which over the Christmas season will stand in St Anthony’s Square, is eight metres tall by four metres wide. This unique tree is made [...]
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AD calls on Parliament to amend law on feezing embryos

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said today that it calls on Parliament to amend the law proposed by the government to regulate IVF to allow the freezing of fertilised cells and expressed disappointment at the labour opposition failure to contrast the confessional legislation proposed by the government. AD recalled that freezing was already foreseen [...]
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HSBC Malta installs 34 next generation ATMs in Mata & Gozo

HSBC Malta installed 4 additional ATMs in Siggiewi, Fgura, Gudja and Iklin, in line with the Bank’s €3 million programme to upgrade and extend its ATM network in Malta and Gozo. A total of 34 next-generation ATMs, offering more connectivity, functionality and quicker service, have already been installed in the following localities: Balzan, Birkirkara, Bugibba, [...]
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Launch of GO4Aygo SMS competition for mobile customers

GO has just launched its GO4Aygo SMS competition giving its mobile customers the chance to win a Samsung 32″ LED TV every day and even better, 2 Toyota AYGO cars for the duration of the competition that runs until the 2nd December both days inclusive. The company said that the competition is open to all [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Munxar and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Munxar and Victoria, Gozo, on Friday the 9th of November. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Munxar 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ IL- MUNXAR and SQAQ DUN MIKIELANG SPITERI. Victoria 8.30am-2.30pm: TRIQ IL- MITHNA and TRIQ IT- TABIB ANTON TABONE.
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Gozitan dental clinic targets dental tourism in Gozo & Malta

The Savina Dental & Implantology Centre in Gozo has used money raised through the BOV JEREMIE Financing Package to invest in the latest equipment – Cone Beam CT Scan, Cerec AC digital milled porcelain scanning equipment and SpectroShade digital shade-taking for optimum aesthetics and to expand its operations, opening Savina Skin and Smile, a cosmetic [...]
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Fish landings by Gozitan fisherman down by over 30% in Q3

In the third quarter, the reported volume and wholesale value of fish landings in Malat and Gozo declined by 14.6 and 3.6 per cent respectively over the corresponding period last year. According to the figures released by the National Statistics Office, in the third quarter, the volume of fish landed at the local fish market [...]
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740 complaints made to Environmental Health in October

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has issued a summary of actions taken during October 2012. The following is a summary of the report hereunder: o 456 improvement notices were issued during last month; o 3 HACCP audits were carried out; o 15 undertakings were issued; o 506kg of foodstuffs and [...]
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Viacom sign 3-year deal with Malta on Isle of MTV concert

Malta will once again play host to international superstars as Be Viacom, Viacom International Media Network’s brand engagement division and Malta announcex a three-year partnership to produce the music spectacular Isle of MTV. The announcement made at London’s World Travel Market, marks the seventh consecutive year that MTV and Malta will collaborate in producing the [...]
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