Archive for » April 12th, 2014«

BirdLife appeal to help make 2014 last year of spring hunting in Malta

This evening, on the first day of the spring hunting season, BirdLife launched a new Stop Spring Hunting campaign appeal asking the Maltese people to help “make this the last spring hunting season in Malta.” Appearing on Animal Diaries this evening, BirdLife Malta’s Christian Debono and Nicholas Barbara talked to Moira Delia about the impact […]
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Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary: Science Fieldwork and Maths Trail

A group of Form 1 students from the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School in Victoria, were taken on field trip to Dwejra in order for them to be able to observe a number of animals and plants, including some endemic species. This Science Fieldwork and Maths Trail took place as part of the Form 1 science […]
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Passion procession from the Gozo Cathedral on Sunday evening

There has been a Passion procession from the Cathedral in Gozo since the early eighteenth century, though on a smaller scale. It was not until 1968 that it took its present form. The custom had been imported from Sicily, which in turn had adopted it from Seville in Spain. The main attractions in the procession […]
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Healthcare in your pocket: unlocking the potential of mHealth

The European Commission has launched a consultation on mHealth or mobile health, asking for help in finding ways to enhance the health and wellbeing of Europeans with the use of mobile devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, and patient monitoring devices. Using mHealth is a triple win: it puts the patient in control, giving greater […]
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Gozo Art & Antiques Exhibition in aid of Puttinu Cares

An Art and Antiques Exhibition is taking place in Gozo during the Easter period, which is being hosted in a typical Maltese town house in the heart of Victoria. A share of the proceeds from this exhibition will go towards the Puttinu Cares Cancer Foundation. Well established and aspiring artists are exhibiting and all works […]
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Malta Cricket Association names squad for Budapest tournament

The Malta Cricket Association has announced the members of the squad for the forthcoming international cricket tournament being held in Budapest, Hungary between the 5th and 8th of June. The squad will included: Nowell Khosla (captain) George Agius Sam Aquilina Bikram Arora Zubair Ashafiq Waseem Abbas Malcolm Crabbe Niraj Khanna Haroon Mughal Ewen Prezzens Chris […]
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HSBC increases commitment for the Erardi Vault at Victory Church

HSBC Malta Foundation has increased its commitment towards Din l-Art Helwa with an additional €75,000 in financial support for the ongoing restoration of Our Lady of Victory Church’s vault ceiling. This was announced by HSBC CEO Mark Watkinson during a visit to the Valletta church in the presence of Professor David Park, Director of the […]
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