Archive for » February 6th, 2014«

Nadur Carnival 2014 gets underway on the 23rd of February

The annual and popular Nadur Carnival, which attracts visitors from all over Gozo and Malta, is once again being organised by the Nadur Local Council. “Some detest it, while others love it: This is the Nadur Carnival- A unique experience lasting a few days, “when the silliness, the senseless and the idiotic takes over. Carnival […]
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HSBC Malta reopens its upgraded branch in Victoria Gozo

The HSBC branch in Victoria Gozo has been reopened following a major refurbishment and is the latest of a series of investments the bank is making in its operations in Malta. The Victoria branch now offers an enhanced layout featuring 14 new office spaces and 3 counsellor positions for improved privacy, together with the very […]
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New General Manager appointed at the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz

Alberto Hormigo has recently been appointed as the new General Manager at the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz, Gozo. Mr Hormigo began his career with Kempinski 15 years ago as Credit Controller at Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona , followed by an assignment at Kempinski Hotel Giardino di Costanza Sicily where he was appointed General Manager, as […]
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Ryanair allows portable electronic devices (PEDs) on all flights

Ryanair, confirmed on Thursday that all Ryanair customers may – with immediate effect – use their PEDs (including tablets, smartphones, e-readers and MP3 players) for the entire duration of their flight, once these devices are switched to ‘flight mode’ and all safety demos/briefings are observed. This is the latest customer initiative introduced by Ryanair and […]
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Richard England donates selection of books to Heritage Malta

Prof Richard England recently presented a selection of his books which he has authored on architecture, art and also three volumes of his poetry, to Heritage Malta. Also included in the donation are a series of international publications on his architectural works by various well known critics and renowned architectural authors. The books will be […]
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MaltaPost celebrates the Malta and Israel joint stamp issue

Relations between Malta and Israel date back many years. While formal diplomatic relations established upon Malta gaining independence in 1964, relations between the two countries continue to flourish in the areas of trade, technology, science, energy, culture and tourism. Both countries share a particular common connection as the Sovereign Military Order of St John of […]
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How will our MEPs in the EP Impact the Gozitan Community?

A conference to introduce MEP candidates is taking place in Gozo this month, ‘How will our MEPs in the European Parliament impact the Gozitan Community?’ is the title of the event, which is being organised by the European Parliament Office in Malta, in conjunction with the Gozo Business Chamber. The aim of this conference is […]
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43,000 signatures on spring hunting referendum being verified

The Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting today announced that it is continuing the process of verifying the 43,000 signatures it has gathered to call for a referendum to abolish spring hunting on the Maltese islands. The Coalition Members are: Alternattiva Demokratika, Birdlife Malta, Coalition for Animal Rights, Din l-Art Helwa, Flimkien ghal Ambjent […]
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European Parliament votes on proposals for air passenger rights

The European Parliament voted Wednesday on proposals from the European Commission to strengthen passenger rights including: measures to ensure that air passengers have new and better rights to information, care and re-routing when they are stranded at the airport. At the same time there will be better complaint procedures and enforcement measures so passengers can […]
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Monthly & annnual trade deficit rise by €74.4m & 11.5m respectively

The National Statistics Office has said today that preliminary figures show that in December, Malta registered a trade deficit of €108.5 million, up from €34.1 million in the corresponding month in 2012. Provisional data show that the trade deficit in December stood at €108.5 million, up by €74.4 million when compared to the corresponding month […]
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