Archive for » April 25th, 2014«

Gozo College Victoria Primary celebrates World Book Day

The Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo this morning visited the students and staff of Gozo College Primary School in Victoria, who were celebrating World Book Day, with among other things: story telling sessions, a reading and writing workshop and health and safety education through story telling. Dr Refalo stressed the importance of reading in […]
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‘Celebrating Diversity’ Europe Day event at the Villa Rundle Gardens

‘Celebrating Diversity’ was the name of this morning’s event organised by the Europe Direct Information Centre – Victoria, Gozo and held at the Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria. The event was held as part of the activities for Europe Day, which is celebrated in May. A varied programme of entertainment and events took place, starting […]
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40 to be prosecuted for spring hunting offences – Government

Update: KSU statement shown below – In an update by the Government on enforcement carried out during the current spring hunting season, it said that “a complement of 69 officers, comprising regular ALE units supported by additional police and AFM personnel continued their deployment in the field in various areas around Malta and Gozo between […]
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3-day Cheese & Wine Festival in aid of Puttinu at Arkadia Gozo

Arkadia Commercial Centre will be hosting a Cheese & Wine Festival from Thursday, the 1st to Saturday, the 3rd of May 2014 between 11.00am and 7.00pm All proceeds from the festival will be donated to Puttinu Cares through the purchase of a commemorative wine glass for €2. Arkadia Foodstore will be introducing Zappala cheeses, one […]
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10th Anniversary stamp issue – Accession to the European Union

On the 30th of April 2014, MaltaPost will issue a set of one stamp to commemorate the 10th Anniversary from Malta’s accession to the European Union. The stamp has a face value of €0.59 and depicts both the Maltese and European Union flags. On 1 May 2004 Malta became a member of the European Union. […]
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More than €1.2 m to be invested in Gozo’s coastal & country areas – Minister

The Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo has visited the works being carried out for the Isopu Recreational Park, Nadur. During his visit to the Isopu Tower, the Minister explained that apart from the Recreational Park, there are also two projects planned for coastal and country walks, Minister Refalo explained how these related projects “are […]
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Malta needs young innovative entrepreneurs, says AD

Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson Prof. Arnold Cassola, Deputy Chairperson Carmel Cacopardo and Secretary General Ralph Cassar have visited the graphic design company 2point3 offices in Valletta. 2point3 is a graphic design studio based in Valletta, co-founded by 2 young MCAST Art & Design graduates Nigel Anastasi and Luke Caruana. The studio offers 2-D and 3-D visual […]
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Maltese people given thanks for standing up for wildlife

This afternoon the Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting thanked the Maltese people for “their courage and resolve in standing up for wildlife against the illegal and unsustainable killing of migrating bird in spring.” “Every Maltese person who signed the petition to call for a referendum to stop spring hunting should take pride in […]
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The Lighthouse Mosaic brings light to Sannat Primary & Special Unit

The Sannat Primary and Special Unit have a wonderful new edition to the school in the form of ‘The Light House Mosaic.’ This is a mural made up of different media and based on a design depicting the sea, the shore and a light house by artist Justin Falzon and upon an initiative by the […]
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Date change announced for Fireworks Festival at Bugibba

The organisers have advised that due to the inclement weather and high winds forecast for Saturday, the 26th of April, the planned Fireworks Festival event scheduled to be held in Bugibba has been postponed to the following day, Sunday 27th April, with the same programme. Any inconvenience is regretted
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Deficit in the Government’s Consolidated Fund stood at €225.6m in Q1

In the first quarter, the deficit of the Government’s Consolidated Fund amounted to €225.6 million, the National Statistics Office reported today. During the first three months this year, recurrent revenue registered an increase of €41.3 million while expenditure went up by €99.4 million when compared to the corresponding period last year, widening the shortfall between […]
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Government seems to have lost the word ‘Haddiema’ from its vocabulary – Mallia

PN candidate for the European Parliament elections Stefano Mallia together with MZPN President Matthew Agius, stated during a press conference that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his Government continued to persist in ignoring the issue of unemployment especially that of unemployment among youths. Stefano Mallia stated that young people out of a job and not […]
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JP2 Memorial Festival 2014: Canonisation Year Eucharistic Celebration

To celebrate the Canonisation of Blessed John Paul II and John XXIII, the JP2 Foundation will be holding a Eucharistic Celebration next to the National Monument of Pope John Paul II, at Triq Papa Gwanni Pawlu II in Victoria, Gozo, starting at 4.00pm this Sunday, the 27th of April 2014. The Mass will be celebrated […]
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