Archive for » August 3rd, 2013«

Law students are unable to apply for legal studies – Pulse

Pulse, the student based organisation, said in a press conference today that “due to a clash between the General Entry Requirements for University and the Special Entry Requirements for the Faculty of Laws, prospective Law students would not be able to apply for the ‘Legal Studies’ subject.” The conference, which was held in front of […]
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Daniel Cilia talk on ‘The cultural legacy of Malta & Gozo’

In a fascinating talk to be held in Gozo, on the book series, ‘The cultural legacy of Malta & Gozo,’ Daniel Cilia will take his audience on a journey through Malta’s 7,500 years of history and culture, in the context of the islands’ built and natural beauty as well as aspects of Malta’s culture like […]
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Government denies it is hiding any information on hunting

Referring to the statement issued today by BirdLife Malta, the Secretariat for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights said this afternoon that it is “absolutely not true and is also misinformation saying that the Government is refusing to publish any figures on the derogation for the hunting of both species in the spring. “ It said […]
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‘Leone150’ – The Jubilee Concert with music and fireworks

Gozo’s Leone Band 150th anniversary celebrations are well underway and next Friday, the 9th of August they will be performing ‘Leone150,’ the Jubilee Concert. This will be a gala concert featuring the Leone Band led by Colin Attard, Maltese tenor Charles Vincenti, baritone Alfred Camilleri and pop singers Pamela Bezzina and Mario Caruana. The event […]
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PN announces a number of changes to the Shadow Cabinet

Simon Busuttil the Leader of the Nationalist Party, has announced a number of changes to the Shadow Cabinet following the election of Dr Chris Said as the PN Secretary General and the election to Parliament earlier in the week of Antoine Borg. “The Parliamentary Group is now fully geared up to undertake its challenge of […]
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Win-Win solution at Kappara with permit approval – FAA

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) in a statement today said that it welcomes the permit issued this week for the improved plans for the flyover at Kappara. “FAA appreciates the efforts made by Transport Malta to amend its plans following the interventions of FAA, NatureTrust and Kappara residents objecting strongly to the destruction of a […]
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Cycle ride around Sicily’s 85 fire stations in aid of the ERRC

Readers Letter – “My husband Colin King was a Fireman with the London Fire Brigade for over 30 years and since moving to Gozo 2 years ago has become a volunteer Ambulance Driver for the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps of Gozo. He will be cycling around the 85 Fire Stations of Sicily commencing on […]
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Voluntary work marathon with Zghazagh Azzjoni Kattolika

“72 Hours” consists of a 72-hour long marathon of voluntary work, organised by Zghazagh Azzjoni Kattolika (ZAK), taking place between the 5th and 8th September 2013. The idea is that a large group of young people will be employed for 72-hours with different organisations and institutions that require volunteers for specific projects. These projects could […]
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Is Government obstructing spring hunting report? – BirdLife

BirdLife Malta said that it has sent an urgent communication to the European Commission concerning the Government’s failure to make available vital information concerning the 2013 spring hunting season. Nicholas Barbara, BirdLife Malta Conservation Manager said, “Every year we report to the European Commission our analysis of the spring hunting derogation in relation to the […]
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“Environment Policy should be integrated into local plans”

Din l-Art Helwa said in a statement today that it has submitted an initial set of comments to MEPA, as part of the ongoing revision of the local plans. Din l-Art Helwa said it believes that the effect of development on the environment and our quality of life is of major concern, and emphasises that […]
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