Archive for » April 4th, 2014«

H. E. Mrs Marie-Louise Preca elected as ninth President of Malta

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca was today elected President of the Republic of Malta. A Parliamentary resolution on 1st April 2014, approved her nomination as the ninth President of Malta. At the age of 55, Coleiro Preca is the youngest serving President of Malta and only the second woman to hold the post of Head of State. […]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

History and tastes on tour of Gozo: The Land and its Archaeology

Last Sunday Heritage Malta organised a tour, entitled Gozo: The Land and its Archaeology. The event was fully booked and the large group enjoyed a varied and enjoyable visit to some of the historical sites of Gozo, as well as taste some of its local fare. First stop was the Ta’ Mena Estate in Xaghra, […]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Applications for Gozo Regional Youth Council close next Friday

A reminder that applications for all youths interested in joining the Gozo Regional Youth Council must be made by midday of Friday, the 11th of April, 2014. The Membership of the Gozo Regional Youth Council is open to youths and members of youth organisations between the ages of 16 and 35. Membership is divided into […]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Scheduled power suspension in Xewkija on Sunday

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 of Xewkija on Sunday, the 6th of April. 2.30pm-5.30pm: TRIQ IL- BICCERIJA and TRIQ L- IMGARR.
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

MIA reports its “best ever first three months”

Malta International Airport has said that this year it registered the best ever figures for the first three months of the year, with a total of 655,942 passengers in January, February and March. This marks an increase of 8.4 per cent over last year, breaking all previous records for the shoulder months. This was mostly […]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Ceremony of the inauguration of Malta’s ninth President

Update 6.25pm: Mrs Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca seen above shortly before she took the Oath of Office as President of Malta in the Grand Council Chamber. The ceremony of the inauguration of Malta’s ninth President is taking place this afternoon. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, first visited various localities, attended Solemn Mass at Dar tal-Providenza, and she will […]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

Nadur Males MUSEUM organises annual ‘Last Supper’ display

For the 26th consecutive year the Nadur Males MUSEUM Section is once again holding ‘The Last Supper’ display, better known as ‘Ic-Cena tas-Sinjur’ at its premises in San Preca Street, Nadur. The exhibition, which includes 15 life-size statues by James Azzopardi, is displayed in a set-up especially constructed each year to add an ambiance which […]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

Pig population for Gozo and Comino up by 21.6% on previous year

A census showed that in December 2013, the pig population amounted to 49,451 heads, up by 9.4 per cent, or 4,242 heads when compared to 2012. The census also showed that in Gozo and Comino, the pig population amounted to 4,208 heads, or 8.5 per cent of the total stock, which was an increase of […]
Category: Gozo News  Comments off

GRTU welcomes EP vote in favour of a cap on card payments fees

GRTU said that it welcomes the vote by MEPs to support a cap on the costs of all credit and debit cards at reasonable levels across Europe and at the same time allowing member states to set even lower caps. “This is a crucial step towards savings for retailers and better prices for consumers across […]
Category: Malta News  Comments off

The 3 hunters found guilty of illegal hunting are not members, says KSU

Kaccaturi San Ubertu (Saint Hubert Hunters) said in a statement today that “the 3 hunters found guilty by the court in connection with the killing of a protected bird during the closed season, are not members of its association.” KSU Secretary David Borg Cardona, said that it once again reiterates that “all of its members […]
Category: Malta News  Comments off