Archive for » April 21st, 2014«

Gozo commemorates Europe Day by ‘Celebrating Diversity’

The Europe Direct Information Centre – Victoria, Gozo, is organising an event ‘Celebrating Diversity’ this Friday, the 25th of April 25th, at the Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria. The event is being held as part of the activities for Europe Day. Europe Day is an annual celebration of peace and unity in Europe. There are […]
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Celebrations for 175th anniversary of the titular statue of St George

The main highlights of the special April-May celebrations in honour of St George, Patron Saint of Gozo, marking the 175th anniversary of the titular statue sculpted in 1839 by Pietru Pawl Azzopardi, have been announced by St George’s Basilica. The programme of events, spread on twelve days, kicks off on April the 23rd, St George’s […]
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BLM member arrested, NGO calls for closer cooperation with the ALE

A BirdLife Malta member of staff was arrested and cautioned by the Inspector of the Administrative Law Enforcement earlier today after recording the events following an incident where a recently dead Little Bittern, a protected species, was witnessed in the mouth of a hunters’ dog. BLM said that the member of staff spent over two […]
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€25 million towards cleaner energy through ERDF Funds – Dr Ian Borg

“This government is committed to use cohesion policy to provide a better environment for all Maltese and Gozitan families.” This was stated by the Parliamentary Secretary for EU funds Dr Ian Borg during a press conference at the Auberge d’Aragon during which a fresh allocation of €25 million of ERDF Funds was announced. 14 projects […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Xaghra & Ghajnsielem

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: Nadur Tuesday, 22nd April 8.30am-11.30am: TREJQET L- ANDAR, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TA’ LOURDES, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TA’ FATIMA, TRIQ L- IMNARJA, TRIQ DUN BERNARD HABER, PJAZZA SAN […]
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The Strategic Plan (SPED) issued by the Government is not valid, says DLH

Din l-Art Helwa in a statement today said that it “maintains that the Strategic Plan for the Environment and Development (SPED) issued by the Government for public consultation is not valid.” DLH has described as “deplorable the Government’s attempt to present this document as fulfilling the expectations of the Strategic Plan which is required to […]
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Special Hand Postmark – San Gorg – L-ewwel Statwa Titulari ta’ Ghawdex

For the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the statue of St. George, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark will be used on St George’s Day, Wednesday, the 23rd of April 2014 at the Victoria, Gozo Post Office. Orders for this special hand postmark may be placed online at maltaphilately.com or by mail […]
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The Canonisation of Pope John XXIII & Pope John Paul II

On Saturday, the 26th of April 2014, MaltaPost will issue a miniature sheet bearing two stamps to celebrate the canonisation of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The stamps carry a face value of €0.26 and €1.85 and portray the images of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II respectively. John XXIII […]
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Busuttil and Muscat – Champions of the status quo, says AD

The leader of the Opposition should decide whether he is leading a political party which takes decisions on issues or not, Alternattiva Demokratika (AD) – The Green Party stated today. AD Secretary General, Ralph Cassar, said, “it is clear that the Nationalist Party prefers sitting on the fence and is copying Muscat in sitting on […]
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‘Travel charger DC Casa’ “poses serious risk” & withdrawn from sale

As part of Prosafe Joint Action Market Surveillance of Battery Chargers the Technical Regulations Division of the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority has tested a number of electronic and IT battery chargers found on the market in Malta. From the results forwarded from the accredited laboratory, MCCAA concluded that a ‘travel charger DC Casa’ […]
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“Fiera ta’ l-Ghadira’ – 30th edition this Sunday at Kercem

‘Fiera ta’ l-Ghadira,’ is being held in Kercem this coming Sunday, the 27th of April 2014 from noon onwards. This year is the 30th editon of the very popular Fiera ta’ l-Ghadira, known as the first traditional open-air fair and is held in one of the most picturesque places in Gozo, known as the Ghadira […]
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Gabriel Caruana…works on paper: Exhibition at Heart of Gozo Museum

Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria and Il-Hagar Heart of Gozo are proud to present a solo exhibition by Gabriel Caruana, one of the pioneers of modern art in Malta and a leading ambassador of Maltese contemporary art overseas. Having presented more than 60 solo exhibitions in Malta and abroad over a period spanning almost 50 years, from […]
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March’s annual rate of inflation based on RPI stood at 1.11% – NSO

In March, the annual rate of inflation based on the Retail Price Index stood at 1.11 per cent. A year earlier the annual rate was 1.97 per cent, the National Statistics Office said today. The largest upward impacts on annual inflation were recorded in the Beverages and Tobacco Index (0.38 percentage points), the Recreation and […]
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Ira Losco signs 2-year deal with summer footwear brand Ipanema

Popular Maltese songstress Ira Losco has sealed a two-year endorsement contract with Ipanema and was chosen internationally to be the face of their vibrant summer footwear. The brand representative Carvel Malta also chose Eurosport to be their exclusive distributors for Malta. “From our first meeting with the international team, I knew I would fall in […]
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