Archive for » December 1st, 2012«

Charles Xuereb presented with the Gieh in-Nadur Award

The 15th edition of Gieh in-Nadur Award which was presented to Mr Charles Xuereb, was held on Friday at the Joe Tabone Hall at the Council’s premises during a special programme with the participation of Mr Jacob Portelli on the harp and Fr Charles Vella. The programme was compered by Mr Mark Azzopardi who also [...]
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Pastoral Letter – ‘Entrusting You to God and His Word’

A Pastoral Letter by the Bishops for Advent 2012, ‘Entrusting You to God and His Word.’ One of the beautiful qualities which the human person is endowed with is the capacity to listen. Many are those who yearn for some meaningful words which may be relied upon. At the same time, today, the human person [...]
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SIMBIOTIC project to protect & conserve habitats in Gozo

“The end result of the SIMBIOTIC project will be beneficial for the respective territories that form part of our regional heritage. The aim is that this heritage is protected and preserved for for the enjoyment of the present as well as for the future generations.” This was stated by Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono when [...]
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Sustainable water policies needed to avoid problems – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, said today that Malta requires sustainable water policies so as to avoid massive problems in the years to come. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “Scientific advice by experts such as those within the Malta Water Association should be taken seriously by the Government. As things stand, Malta risks become [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Zebbug on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Zebbug, Gozo, on Monday, the 3rd of December, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- QBAJJAR.
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Derogation for live-capture is being correctly applied – FKNK

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) has said in a statement that “BirdLife Malta (BLM) have been reported as stating that trappers are abusing the autumn trapping derogation at present in force to permit live-capture of the golden plover and the song thrush, because they are catching finches instead. “Furthermore, they said [...]
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Attendance at ZiguZajg Arts Festival events totals 16,500

More than 16,500 people attended the approximately 140 performances presented as part of the second edition of the ZiguZajg Arts Festival for Children and Young People, of which 4,500 were schoolchildren who attended the morning performances. The festival, which was organised by St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, was held between the 19th and 25th [...]
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Kosovo veterinary delegation pay a study visit to Malta

A delegation from the Office of the Prime Minister of Kosovo, led by Dr Valdet Gjinovci, Chief Veterinary Officer of the Kosovo Food and Veterinary Agency (KFVA), have recently visited Malta for 5 days The KFVA delegation included also the Head of Veterinary Border Inspection, Dr Eroll Shehu, and the Head of Animal Identification & [...]
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