Archive for » November 9th, 2012«

1000 trees and shrubs planted in Gozo through SIMBIOTIC

Through the SIMBIOTIC project, which was launched in May 2011, work has been coordinated in Gozo whereby over 1000 trees and shrubs have been planted at four sites of natural beauty across the island. This will lead to achieving the objectives associated with the participation of the Ministry for Gozo as a partner in the [...]
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Air Malta launches its winter schedule to March 2013

Air Malta has launched its new winter schedule of operations running up to end March 2013. This season the airline will again offer the best connections and services to major European gateways with over 100 weekly flights to a choice of 25 scheduled and 11 charter destinations. “This winter, we plan to carry around 35,000 [...]
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Environment Health warn against eating certain products

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has said that it wishes to inform the public that from information received through the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, as a precautionary measure the following foodstuffs are not to be consumed, especially by children and the elderly, due to suffocation risk. Description [...]
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16,000 people have taken the seasonal flu jab so far

Parliamentary Secretary for the Elderly and Community Care, Mario Galea today urged the public to take vaccine against influenza. He said that so far16,000 people have been vaccinated against the flu at the health centers whilst local councils have ordered more than 20,000 vaccines. The government this year bought 80,000 doses of vaccine at a [...]
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Call for volunteers at archaeological excavations in Malta

Heritage Malta has issued a call for volunteers for the archaeological excavations at Ghajn Tuffieha Roman Baths and Ta’ Bistra Catacombs Areas B and C. Archaeological investigations are currently underway at Ghajn Tuffieha Roman Baths and Ta’ Bistra Catacombs Areas B and C as part of the EAFRD REBACA Project (323/12), The Rehabilitation of Roman [...]
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Forensic identification of Gharb victims now completed

Update: Police said today that the forensic tests have now confirmed the identity of three of the victims of Sunday’s fireworks factory explosion in Gharb. The men have been named as Bryan Portelli from Nadur, Mario Gauci from Munxar and Peppi Cini from Fontana. They were aged 24, 56 and 75. A fourth victim was [...]
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H.E. Mgr Enrico dal Covolo SDB visits the Gozo Seminary

His Lordship Mgr Enrico dal Covolo, Rector of the Lateran Pontificial University, recently paid a visit to the Major Seminary in Gozo. He had been invited to Malta to hold conferences on the island. One of these conferences was held at the Gozo Seminary and it was attended by members of the Clergy, members of [...]
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Visible trade gap widened by €360.0 m in first 9 months

Provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in September stood at €108.7 million, up by €93.1 million when compared to the corresponding month last year. In the first nine months this year, the visible trade gap widened by €359.9 million, to stand at €1,594.1 million, the National Statistics Office said today. [...]
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Special hand postmark – Gozo Philatelic Society Exhibition

For the occasion of the annual Philatelic Exhibition organised by the Gozo Philatelic Society, which opens tomorrow, Saturday, the 10th of November, MaltaPost has announced that a special hand postmark will be used on Saturday, the 10th of November at MaltaPost Victoria Gozo Branch. Orders for this special hand postmark may be placed online at [...]
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Eurosystem series of euro banknotes – The ‘Europa’ series

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the national central banks (NCBs) of the Eurosystem are to introduce a second series of euro banknotes. Called the “Europa” series, it will include a portrait of Europa – a figure from Greek mythology and the origin of the name of our continent – in the watermark and the [...]
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Malta & Gozo represented at the World Travel Market 2012

This year, Malta and Gozo have been very prominently represented at the World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry – under the auspices of the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA). WTM is a vibrant must-attend four-day business-to-business event, presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and international [...]
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Malta Climbing Club attend the San Vito Climbing Festival

A group of climbers from the Malta Climbing Club (MCC) recently attended the San Vito Climbing (Extreme Outdoor Games) festival in Sicily as special guests of the organisers. Following contacts made by club members who have regularly attended the festival over the past years, the organisers this year invited an official delegation from the club [...]
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