Archive for » April 2nd, 2014«

Student tickets at discounted price for Gaulitana’s Tosca

A reminder that Gaulitana: A Festival of Music has a student scheme available for the opera Tosca, being held at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora on the 12th of April, 2014. The scheme gives students from any educational institution the opportunity to purchase a limited number of opera tickets at a reduced fee of €10. This […]
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Fighting Genderalisation in Mediterranean Basin: training course in Gozo

‘Fighting Genderalisation in Mediterranean Basin,’ is the title of a course currently underway in Gozo, organised by the Gozo University Group. Young people from 10 different countries across the Mediterranean, Malta, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and the Netherlands are participating in the training course, which is being held in Xewkija. The […]
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Priority boarding not aimed at increasing fares, but to help passengers – Minister

Replying to a Parliamentary question put by Jason Azzopardi, a Nationalist MP, on priority boarding for Gozo Channel the Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo, said that the aim was not increase fares, but to help those who urgently needed to cross between the two islands. The proposal for prioirty boarding had been discussed with […]
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Smart phone to the rescue this summer with new jellyfish app

IOI-MOC at the University of Malta has launched, an innovative smart phone application – the Med Jelly one – which will be freely downloadable for Android and iPhone platforms – the app will give all the information needed regarding most of local beaches, including facilities to be found on that beach, sting treatment information and […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Gharb and Xewkija

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: Gharb Friday 8.30am-2.30pm: TRIQ TAT- TRUX, SQAQ NRU.2 TA’ TUSMAC, TRIQ TAT- TRUX, SQAQ NRU.8 TA’ GAJRU, TRIQ TAT- TRUX, SQAQ NRU.1 TA’ BETTA and TRIQ ID- […]
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Gender-balanced representation for better decision-making: MEP candidates

Since 2013, Maltese representation in the European Parliament was balanced in terms of gender, with 3 female and 3 male MEPs. Beyond the actual numbers, it is important that political parties give a truly gender-balanced choice to the electorate through their selection of candidates. Such balance between men and women in politics, as in other […]
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Secondary school students debate on ‘Quality Education’

Secondary school students from eleven different schools, including one from Gozo, this morning debated several topics related to quality education, such as co-education, whether compulsory education should be up to 18 years instead of 16, and on whether teachers should be friends or educators. The activity, entitled “Let’s Debate Quality Education!” is an educational debate […]
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Air Malta combines two flights to Rome & Milan on Thursday

Air Malta has advised that due to operational reasons it will tomorrow combine its flights KM 612/3 to Rome and KM 624/5 to Milan. The flight will now operate as follows: KM612 Dep Malta 09:55 Arr Rome 11:20 KM612 Dep Rome 12:20 Arr Milan 13:30 KM613 Dep Milan 14:20 Arr Malta 16:15 Air Malta said […]
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Operation Nest in peace: 24 illegal trapping sites dismantled, say CABS

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) has said in a statment “that in the last 10 days its investigations have led to the dismantling of 24 active trapping sites on Malta and Gozo. Numerous trapping paraphernalia such as clap nets, mist nets and cage traps as well as live Greenfinches, Linnets and a Robin have […]
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Fondazzjoni Kenn u Tama Gozo shelter for victims of domestic violence

The Ministry for Family and Social Solidarity has signed three Public Social Partnerships with NGOs. The Minister Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said that these Public Social Partnerships will provide a high profile to NGOs as the government will be buying services from them which will enable them to continue with their social work in the community […]
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Mobile phone designed for harsh environments, available at GO

The CAT B100, designed specifically to handle the toughest weather conditions and working environments, is now available from GO. “The mobile phone which is waterproof and dust proof can operate in temperatures ranging from -22 centigrade to 55 centigrade. It is available for free with the recently launched Limitless25 mobile pay monthly plan when signing […]
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‘In Vino Veritas’ for Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village special Sunday opening

Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività ma’ Amina Contin, in collaboration with Ta’ Dbiegi Caffetteria are organising a Special Sunday Opening of the Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village -San Lawrenz-Gozo and inauguration of the new Ta’ Dbiegi Caffetteria with a performance of: ‘In Vino Veritas.’ ‘In Vino Veritas’ is written, directed and performed by Amina Contin, starring Italian musician and […]
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‘In Vino Veritas’ for Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village special Sunday opening

Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività ma’ Amina Contin, in collaboration with Ta’ Dbiegi Caffetteria are organising a Special Sunday Opening of the Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village -San Lawrenz-Gozo and inauguration of the new Ta’ Dbiegi Caffetteria with a performance of: ‘In Vino Veritas.’ ‘In Vino Veritas’ is written, directed and performed by Amina Contin, starring Italian musician and […]
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February’s inbound tourist trips increased by 6.3% – NSO

Total inbound tourist trips for February were estimated at 65,299, an increase of 6.3 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2013, the National Statistics Office said today. A total of 51,216 inbound visits were carried out for holiday purposes, while a further 7,695 were undertaken for business purposes. Most inbound tourists came […]
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