Archive for » March 5th, 2014«

Investment, jobs & incentives for tourism announced by Gozo Minister

Speaking during a ‘Government that Listens’ session held in Qala this evening, the Minister fo Gozo Dr Anton Refalo announced that the Gateway School of English, which is a private school fully accredited by the Ministry of Education, and fully compliant with the regulations of the Ministry’s EFL Monitoring Board, is launching a programme that […]
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Gozo clean up hikes & Gozo-Greyhounds Club discussed on One TV

This morning Louis Debattista and local children from Gozo were interviewed on One TV’s Breakfast News to talk about the Gozo-Rocks-Green & Clean Hikes and the Gozo-Greyhounds Youth Athletic Club. Louis said the “five kids with us are some of our most dedicated hikers- representing Qala Primary School and the Bishop’s Conservatory School. Our youngest […]
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Spoonbills shot as stormy weather pushes migrating flocks over Malta

This afternoon, BirdLife Malta said that it is preparing to set an overnight guard to watch two Eurasian Spoonbills, Platalea leucorodia, shot by illegal hunters after arriving in the south of Malta yesterday afternoon. BLM said that the two injured birds were part of a larger mixed flock including 25 flamingos, but this morning they […]
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Gozo School of Art participates in the ‘SUEDA’ project: artistic education

The Gozo School of Art is participating in the project, ‘SUEDA’ – Sustainable Development of Art, Design and Handcraft in Education, which is funded under the Leonardo Life Long Learning Project. Mass production has gradually become a common drive in order to supply for the world’s grooving demands. Alas this factor hinders on art, design […]
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Malta International Airport records best ever figures for February

Malta International Airport has announced that this year it has registered the best ever figures for February when it welcomed a total of 193,225 passengers. This figure is an increase of 9.3% from last year, breaking all previous records for such period February’s figures were due to an added capacity of 7% and a consistent […]
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Malta presents Bill on the ratification of the Istanbul Convention

Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli, has announced that Malta will be the fourth EU country to ratify the Istanbul Convention on violence against women. Dr Dalli was addressing the debate held at the EU Council Building which was discussing the results of the Fundamental Human Rights Agency (FRA) […]
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Nautical Licence Courses in Gozo available in Maltese & English

The Nautical Licence is not only a legal necessity, but it is precious to give boat users the peace of mind needed when manoeuvring a boat, for not only your own safety and those cruising with you, but out of duty and respect for other boat owners out at sea. The Malta Sailing Academy will […]
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Malta International Airport generates record income in 2013

Malta International Airport Group’s total comprehensive income for the year, net of tax, increased from €12.46 million to a record €14.47 million, signalling an increase of 16.1% over the previous year. The news was announced following a Board of Directors meeting held on Tuesday. The Revenue of the Group increased by €6 million from €52.8 […]
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Child Supplement policy aimed at helping children at risk of poverty

The Minister for the Family and Social Solidarity, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, has announced the introduction of a new ‘Child Supplement’ policy in a bid to help combat child poverty. The Minister explained that this new benefit is over and above the children’s allowance as it will be linked to a number of conditions that have […]
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Power suspensions in the villages of Ghajnsielem and Kercem

Enemalta has advised that due to scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid in Gozo, there will be power cuts in (or in parts of) the following areas on Friday, the 7th of March. Ghajnsielem 8.30am-3.00pm: TRIQ WIED IR-RAJJES, TRIQ ANGLU GRECH, TRIQ RAMON PERELLOS, PJAZZA MADONNA TA’ LORETO, TRIQ FUQ IL-GHAJN, TRIQ GHAJNSIELEM, TRIQ […]
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Public lecture on ”New excavations at the Ghajn Tuffieha Baths’

Din l-Art Helwa is pleased to announce a public lecture by Mr David Cardona MA. The lecture will be delivered in English and Mr Cardona will illustrate his presentations with images. The subject of the talk is, ‘New excavations at the Ghajn Tuffieha Baths: a reassessment of a ‘known’ site.’ Quite frequently, civil works lead […]
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Marion Song Festival – 44th edition organised by the Legion of Mary in Gozo

The Legion of Mary in Gozo is organising the 44th edition of the Marian Song Festival, which will take place on the 17th of May, at the Don Bosco Oratory, in Victoria. The festival is open to individual Gozitan singers aged seven years upwards, and choirs. For applications and further information please send an email […]
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Students in formal education down by 0.8% in 2010/11 – NSO

Students in formal education during academic year 2011/2012 amounted to 69,968, down by 0.8 per cent when compared to 2010/2011, the National Statistics Office reported today. Students attending state schools numbered 49,021, or 70.1 per cent of all enrolments. On the other hand, the share of students attending church and independent schools stood at 22.1 […]
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University Scholarship for Ph.D. (Research) Student Breast Cancer Project

Applications are invited for a scholarship for a Ph.D. student to work on a project to study the mechanisms of transformation in Breast Cancer. The scholarship originates from the non-profit organisation, Action for Breast Cancer Foundation, facilitated by the Research Trust (RIDT) of the University of Malta. The project is coordinated by the University of […]
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