Archive for » November 23rd, 2012«

SIMBIOTIC Stakeholder Workshop and Open Day in Gozo

Sicily and the Maltese Islands form an important link for the ecological connectivity of the central Mediterranean migratory route between Europe and Africa. However, human pressure, through intensive agriculture and urbanization, has resulted in the degradation of the cross-border corridor area leading to fragmentation and decline in its ecological value, with negative consequences on the [...]
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Episcopal Ordination of Mgr Charles J. Scicluna tomorrow

The programme has been announced by the Curia for the Episcopal Ordination which takes place tomorrow morning at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, of Mgr Charles J. Scicluna, Auxiliary Bishop of Malta. 8:30 am. Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. arrives at the Parish church of Lija for a moment of prayer. The Archbishop will then join [...]
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Workshops launched on the Investing in Water Project

APS Bank and the Malta Business Bureau today teamed up to launch a programme of workshops for businesses and hotels as part of the MBB’s EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project. The first workshop as part of this programme was held this afternoon at the APS Bank’s head office in Swatar. 31APS staff members participated [...]
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Extraordinary EU Summit adjourns without agreement

The Extraordinary European Council of 22-23 November 2012 has been adjourned without an agreement on the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2014-2020. Progress has however been registered in a number of areas, some of which are of importance to Malta. Another European Council meeting will be called in the coming weeks to continue negotiations. Following a [...]
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EC proposes the 2013 guide prices for fisheries products

The European Commission has tabled its annual proposal on next year’s guide prices for fresh and frozen fisheries products and the EU producer price for tuna processing. After the positive trend in the market for fisheries products observed in 2010 and 2011, the deterioration of the economic situation has influenced consumer demand and fish prices. [...]
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Three-day event with internationally acclaimed drummer

Hands-On Music Malta in collaboration with The Malta Arts Fund proudly presents Florian Alexandru-Zorn – an internationally acknowledged drummer, mostly known for his brush technique and groove playing. groove playing. A three-day event, from the 13th of December 2012 till the 15th of December 2012, will feature two workshops and a master class with drummer [...]
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Jeet Kune Do/Jun Fan Gung Fu Seminar held in Gozo

The Kali-JKD Martial Arts Academy Gozo recently organised a two-day seminar on Jeet Kune Do/Jun Fan Gung Fu, Philipino Kali and Submission Grappling. The seminar was conducted by Guro Mike Gregory, who is a qualified instructor under Guro Sifu Dan Inosanto. The event was sponsored by the Ministry for Gozo, the Gozo Sports Complex, E [...]
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Single parent households most at-risk-of-poverty at 47%

The annual survey on income and living conditions revealed that during 2011, the monetary ‘at-risk-of-poverty’ rate stood at 15.4 per cent while the ‘at-risk-of-poverty or social exclusion’ rate was 21.7 per cent. The figures released by the National Statistics Office, show that an analysis of the at-risk-of-poverty rates for different household types revealed that persons [...]
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New Malta Airport history book unveils new Terminal plans

As the 20th Anniversary year of the inauguration of the Air Terminal is coming to an end, Malta Airport has launched a new publication entitled ‘Malta International Airport – Our Gateway to the World’ by former Acting Chairman and Director, Mr Joseph R. Darmanin. The book delves into the long history of aviation and terminal [...]
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