Archive for » February 14th, 2014«

‘Gozo-Rocks-Green & Clean Hike’ needs your help and support

This Sunday we would like to appeal for as many of our readers as possible to join in the ‘Gozo-Rocks-Green & Clean Hike,’ which is going to be meeting in two places, either beside the Qala Local Council Offices as usual at 1.00pm, or beside the Xewkija Local Council Offices at 1.30pm. Those attending will […]
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Nadur Organised Carnival 2014 gets underway next weekend

The annual and popular Nadur Carnival, gets underway next weekend, organised by the Nadur Local Council. The Nadur Carnival “is a passion shared by many people. An event that attracts thousands of Maltese, Gozitans and foreigners come to our village. An experience combining the tradition of Carnival with the latest news events – making this […]
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A light shines back on the Delimara Lighthouse with restoration complete

The restoration of the Delimara Lighthouse, a project undertaken by Din l-Art Helwa and supported by GasanMamo Insurance, was planned in three phases, with the final aim, that of offering visitor accomodation in a historic site, has now come to an end. Built in 1854, the Delimara Lighthouse has served as a beacon to shipping […]
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New issuance of fixed rated Government Malta Stocks

The Accountant General announces the issue of €100,000,000 Malta Government Stocks subject to an over-allotment option of an additional sum of €60,000,000 as follows: (i) 3.2% Malta Government Stock 2019 (V) Fungibility Issue, and (ii) 3.3% Malta Government Stock 2024 (I), and (iii) 4.45% Malta Government Stock 2032 (II), or (iv) any combination of the […]
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New campaign against hate speech online launched in Malta

Agenzija Zghazagh joined forces with SOS Malta and the Embassy of the United States of America to create more awareness, about hate speech online. Coordinated by Agenzija Zghazagh, the campaign against hate speech is one of the priorities of the Council of Europe for the year 2014. The three entities have designed a number of […]
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Transport Malta grant scheme for purchasing electric vehicles

Transport Malta, in conjunction with the Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure, has launched a scheme in the form of a grant to incentivise the purchase of Battery Electric Vehicles and Battery Electric Quadricycles. This scheme is aimed at reducing the number of old motor vehicles from the road and thus reducing pollution. Subject to various […]
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Gozitan fish landings in Q4 up 146.5% on the previous year

During the fourth quarter, the volume and wholesale value of fish landings advanced by 85.9 and 50.5 per cent respectively over the corresponding period in 2012, the National Statistics Office said today. Data from the NSO show that Gozitan fish landings amounted to 87,928 kilograms during the fourth quarter, an increase of 146.5 per cent […]
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Appeal for help in tracing the owner of this puppy at Gozo SPCA

The Gozo SPCA is appealing for help in finding the owner of this puppy which was taken into the Centre today, he is thought to be about 3-4 months old He is not micro chipped, he does have a collar, but with no ID tag. If anyone can offer information that can help with finding […]
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Farsons Foundation & UOM launch Industrial Heritage publication

A collection of researched contributions relating to aspects of Malta’s industrial past has been published as a book entitled ‘Approaches to Industrial Heritage: What works?’ The papers were presented and discussed during a conference held in February last year at Simonds Farsons Cisk Brewery. Considered as the first initiative in Malta to tackle this complex […]
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FTT: Malta should back Commission’s proposal, says Malta Communist Party

The Communist Party of Malta said in a statement that it “is very concerned with the lack of support that is being given to the European Commission’s proposal for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) by the majority of the Maltese candidates contesting the European Parliamentary Elections.” The Party stressed that “in order to address poverty […]
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GMOs: Greens threaten to present censure motion on GMO proposal

The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament has threatened the European Commission with censure if it pushes ahead with the authorisation of a new GMO crop variety for cultivation, despite having a record 19 governments oposing and 4 member states abstaining. Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said, “why is the EU Comission showing all […]
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