Archive for » June 20th, 2013«

Hondoq by Night 2nd edition – A night of music, dance & fun

‘Hondoq by Night’ second edition, is taking place next month. Hondoq Bay will once again be the idyllic backdrop for this great music event. Following on from the terrific success of last year, which attracted large crowds of locals and tourists to this beautiful setting, Qala Local Council, the organisers of the event, are expecting [...]
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Dame Carmen Bellamy awarded the British Empire Medal

Dame Carmen Bellamy, Chairperson of the Gozo CCU Foundation, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s birthday honours list 2013. The award is for “Charity fundraiser, General hospital, Gozo. For services to healthcare, charitable work and to the community in Gozo.” Dame Carmen said that ” it is a wonderful honour and [...]
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Theologians approval given to John Paul II’s second miracle

After doctors and the commission of theologians okayed the second miracle performed by John Paul II, the commission of theologians has also given its approval. All that remains now is for cardinals and bishops to give the go ahead and Wojtyla could become a saint First the doctors okayed it and now the commission of [...]
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Beyond the Moon awards Vodafone Malta and Daniel Abela

The Vodafone Malta Foundation and entrepreneur Daniel Abela have just been awarded a Silver Award by the Beyond the Moon Foundation, an award that recognises significant support by third parties to families of serious ill children. Beyond the Moon Co-Founder and Manager Pascale Somers presented this Award to Daniel Abela and the Vodafone Malta Foundation [...]
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Police release further details of Gozo homicide, name victim

The police have today named the man who died on Wednesday evening after he was run over by a car near the Qbajjar promenade. The man has been named as John Spiteri, aged 54. Addressing a crime conference this morning, Assistant Police Commissioner Ray Zammit said that the victim, who had been accompanied by his [...]
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Ramla l-Hamra Awareness Weekend with Gaia and Sharklab

The Gaia Foundation and Sharklab are inviting the public to join them for a weekend of fun and interesting activities at Ramla Bay in Gozo. Gazebos, with information signs,will be set up on the beach with lots of fascinating shark material including eggcases! There will be kids’ activities, fantastic fantastic boat trips and an opportunity [...]
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Don’t forget your pets may need help during hot weather

Termperatures are rising over the next couple of days, so please remember to leave out water for all your pets and make sure that there is somewhere that they can get out of the sun. Another case where heat stroke is a possibility is with dogs and other animals waiting in hot cars for the [...]
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MetOffice warns of high temperatures over next 2 days

The Malta Airport MetOffice has said that it would like to advise the public of high temperatures that are to be expected over the next couple of days, with the maximum temperature reached so far today at 35 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature expected for tomorrow, Friday, the 21st and Saturday, the 22 nd of [...]
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Recall on strawberry & chocolate DIET wholemeal biscuits

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health, has said that the following product is not labelled according to regulations since it contains lactose (found in milk) which is not declared in the label. Product Description: Wholemeal biscuits with Strawberry and Chocolate Galletas Integrales con fresas y chocolate Brand: DIET Radisson Unit weight: [...]
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EkoSkola students urge politicians to consider their pleas

In a motion presented on Wednesday morning at the House of Representatives, EkoSkola students urged politicians to seriously consider their pleas and take concrete action about issues in waste management, water efficiency, urban planning and energy generation among others. They called on the country’s policymakers to lead by example as their decisions had a direct [...]
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Annual Canada Day 2013 celebrations being held in Gozo

Canada Day will be celebrated in Gozo for the 17th year in a row, by the Maltese Canadian Association (Gozo). The Association is urging all returned Canada-migrants to participate in the annual commemorative activity which will be taking place on Monday, July the 1st, Canada National Day. In the morning at 9am there will be [...]
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May’s Retail Price Index up to 108.61 from 108.08 in April

In May, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.49 per cent, figures released by the National Statistics Office show. This primarily reflected an increase of 1.91 per cent in the Transport and Communication Index, mainly due to seasonally higher airfares. An upward movement in the price of cigarettes brought about an increase of 1.33 [...]
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Stricter rules for credit rating agencies to enter into force

As of Thursday, the 20th of June, credit rating agencies (CRAs) will have to follow stricter rules which will make them more accountable for their actions. The new rules also aim to reduce over-reliance on credit ratings while at the same time improving the quality of the rating process. Credit rating agencies will have to [...]
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