Archive for » November 14th, 2012«

Nominations open for the Gozo Tourism Worker of the Year

The Gozo Tourism Association is, for the fifth year running, organisng the ‘Premju Haddiem Tas-Sena Fit-Turizmu Ghawdex 2012′ (Gozo Tourism Worker of the Year Award 2012). This annual award is bestowed to the worker in the tourism sector on Gozo, who distinguishes himself/herself in the performance of his/her duties in the touristic sector. It will [...]
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President Abela visits Maltese sponsored patients in the UK

The President of Malta Dr George Abela, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Malta Community Chest Fund, was in London together with his wife Margaret as Deputy Chairperson, to visit Government of Malta sponsored patients receiving treatment in the UK, who are also supported financially by the Malta Community Chest Fund. Accompanied by his [...]
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Monarch Airlines launches Malta flights from East Midlands

Monarch Airlines has announced a new route to Malta for summer 2013 from its newest base, East Midlands. Expanding on its network of scheduled destinations from East Midlands, which started in August of this year, the new flights to Malta offer customers another choice of summer sun destination. Flights will operate twice a week starting [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and San Lawrenz

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Nadur and San Lawrenz, Gozo, on Friday the 16th of November. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ TAD- DURU, TRIQ TAL- HANAQ, TRIQ TA’ HIDA, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, TRIQ TAX- XINI, TRIQ TAZ- ZRAJK, TREJQET [...]
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Maltese and Gozitan wines in international wine competition

On 12 November, the Mayor of Valladolid, Francisco Javier León de la Riva, the Regional Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Silvia Clemente and the Ambassador of Malta to Spain, Dr. Tanya Vella officially inaugurated the International Wine and Spirits Contest (CINVE’2012)in Valladolid. Isabel Mijares y Garcia-Pelayo, well-known winemakers and technical director of CINVE, presented the [...]
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New MEPA procedures & penalty system starts next week

New MEPA procedures and penalty system to curb illegal development comes into force next week. MEPA said that “few will argue against the need that our environment needs more protection. Land and natural resources on the Maltese Islands make the regulation of land use and activities affecting the environment very critical.” The Authority is introducing [...]
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ALDE MEPS reject candidacy of Tonio Borg for commissioner

Tonio Borg, Commissioner-designate for Health and Consumer Protection, faced questioning yesterday from MEPs on the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, in cooperation with the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection and the Committee on Agriculture. He has been put forward to succeed John Dalli who resigned after the presentation of [...]
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Vodafone Malta Foundation supports the ESU of Malta

The Vodafone Malta Foundation is supporting the English Speaking Union (ESU) of Malta, an international educational charity with the aim of strenghtening the use of the English Language in Malta. This will eventually support the main pillars of the country’s economy, all of which depend on good quality English. “We would like to welcome the [...]
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The influence of Malta’s rulers on heraldry in Malta – Lecture

As part of the Malta Historical Society Lecture Series 2012, it has organised a lecture on ‘Malta The influence of Malta’s rulers on Heraldry in Malta. Malta has never had an Heraldic Authority of its own, it has followed the traditions of its rulers’ practices. After a short introduction to heraldry, Adrian Strickland traces some [...]
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Citadel and Cathedral will be in blue for World Diabetes Day

Today is World Diabetes Day, The Ministry for Health has said that, as part of the awareness programme, free blood glucose monitoring is being provided by various entities during these days. This service will also be offered from all Health Centres today (Wednesday) between 0800hrs and 1700hrs and also from local Bereg during normal opening [...]
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Volume of fresh fruit & vegetables sold down by 7% in Q3

During the third quarter, the volume of fresh fruit and vegetables sold through official markets declined by 6.8 per cent, whereas the wholesale value increased by 6.3 per cent, when compared to the corresponding quarter in 2011, the National Statistics Office said today. The supply of fresh fruit and vegetables in the third quarter amounted [...]
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Dinja Wahda schools awarded on environmental education

83 primary schools from Malta and Gozo received awards today in recognition of their achievements in environmental education through the Dinja Wahda (One World) education programme. Dinja Wahda is an environmental education programme for primary schools run by BirdLife Malta with the support of Partner in Education Bank of Valletta and in collaboration with the [...]
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