Archive for » March 8th, 2014«

2 charity hikes in Gozo to raise funds for Alive Charity Foundation

The second edition of the Malta Airport – ALIVE2014 Cycling Challenge for Cancer will take 45 cyclists from Malta, including 12 female participants, across five European cities: from Prague to Vienna to Bratislava to Budapest and finally to Belgrade. Out of the 45 cyclists taking part in the event, Louis Debattista of the Gozo-Greyhounds Youth […]
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Economic turnaround due to Government’s road-map for business – Minister

Finance Minister Prof. Edward Scicluna said that the “encouraging economic turnaround being experienced by Malta is due to the new Government’s clear road-map for business, its energetic and decisive approach to governance, and the Government’s negotiations with the European Commission that allowed Malta to avoid an austerity programme related to the Excessive Deficit Procedure.” Prof. […]
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Grants for Gozo’s EAP scheme presented to over 170 employers

The Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo, together with the Parliamentary Secretary for the 2017 European Presidency and European Union Funding, Dr Ian Borg, presented the grants for the Employment Aid Programme signed between ETC and employers. €1.9 million in European Funding will aid the employment of 357 people, half of which are women. Through […]
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Power suspensions in the villages of Kercem and San Lawrenz

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 Monday, the 10th of March. Kercem 8.30am-2.30pm: TRIQ WIED JUNU. San Lawrenz 8.30am-2.30pm: DAHLET PAWLUZZU, TREJQET IL- WILGA TA’ GIDRIN, TRIQ SAN LAWRENZ and TRIQ IR- […]
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National Sports Policy to be presented for public consultation shortly

Malta needs a National Sports Policy, stated Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport Stefan Buontempo, as he announced the Gieh l-Isport Malti finalists at the Cottonera Sports Complex. The final award-giving ceremony will be taking place on the 15th March. Dr Buontempo said that the National Sports Policy should establish methods with which […]
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The beginning of Lent – Zmien ir-Randan, with Bishop Mario Grech

Lent is the time for the preparation for the Christian Pasch – the commemoration of the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Our Saviour Jesus Christ. For a period of forty days, which started on Ash Wednesday, until Good Friday – the Liturgy invites us Christians to depart from the ways of sin so as to […]
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Delimara Gas Plant: we want all the facts, says AD

Commenting on the Papadakis report released by OHSA earlier this week at his request, Carmel Cacopardo, AD Deputy Chairperson, said that “Dr George Papadakis himself hints on page 3 of the report that this report forms part of a wider study.” In fact he states that, “The present report summarises the result of the study.” […]
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Gozo placed second in VISTAS Awards, at the ITB Berlin

Gozo was yesterday awarded the prestigious Vistas award for sustainable and responsible tourism. The international programme VISTAS (Vision, Innovative, Sustainable Tourism Award Series) award ceremony was held at the international tourism expo at the ITB Berlin 2014. The aim of this programme is to encourage tourism destinations to identify, exchange and apply good practices in […]
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Message for International Women’s Day by Minister Helena Dalli

In a message on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2014, which is celebrated on Saturday, the 9th of March, Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli, said that the Government is committed to continue building the necessary structures so that the country can make use of women’s full potential. […]
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Teachers want more hands on learning about nature in primary schools

More than 95 per cent of primary school teachers would like to be able to deliver more practical lessons about nature and the environment for their classes, a workshop organised by BirdLife Malta for teachers participating in the Dinja Wahda environmental schools programme found. 52 head teachers, assitant heads and class teachers from primary schools […]
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