Archive for » May 23rd, 2014«

Team from Gozo College Boys’ Secondary take part in Malta Robotics Olympiad

A group of 8 students from Gozo College Boys’ Secondary in Victoria, participated in the Malta Robotics Olympiad, which took place earlier this month. The event was organised by the Department of eLearning, together with the Malta Council for Science and Technology, at the Cottonera Sports Complex. The team of students that represented the school […]
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Re-imagined and reconnected: Air Malta at Malta Design Week

Air Malta contributed to this year’s edition of Malta Design Week through an installation that tells the story of a national airline reconnecting with its Maltese roots. The installation showcased Air Malta’s re branding as a contemporary re imagining of Maltese identity, fitting seamlessly into the fabric of Malta Design Week. “When re imagining the […]
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Europe Direct Information Centre discusses the EU with Qala school children

The Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC), Victoria Gozo, visited the Qala Primary School this week, where the EDIC Manager gave a series of talks to different classes regarding the European Union as well as provided the students with some interesting material. The students were very eager to learn more about our continent and what the […]
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Dr Simon Busuttil pays a visit to the Magro Food Village in Xewkija

Magro Brothers of Xewkija, Gozo, earlier this week welcomed the Leader of the Nationalist Party, Dr Simon Busuttil, to The Magro Food Village. Mr John Magro gave Dr Busuttil, along with his delegation, a full tour of the Village, where he was introduced to staff members and was able to sample some of the Magro […]
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Bluefin tuna fishing season 2014: EU prioritises high control standards

The European Commission has reiterated its commitment to implementing the international control measures for Bluefin tuna during the 2014 main fishing season. Running from the 26th of May to the 24th of June in the Mediterranean and the Eastern Atlantic, the season sees large vessels, purse seiners, allowed to fish for Bluefin tuna. The short […]
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Parliamentary Secretary Galdes addresses conference on jellyfish

The Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights, today addressed the second of the Jellyfish Proliferation and Mitigation Conferences, that started yesterday with a focus on ‘Monitoring and Management of Jellyfish blooms for our Marine Biodiversity & Treatments of Jellyfish Stings’ and continues today with specific attention to the ‘Monitoring and Management of Jellyfish […]
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Brand new behaviour recorded on shearwater nest-camera

A new video released by BirdLife Malta today shows never-before-recorded behaviour of a pair of Yelkouan Shearwaters, known as Garnija in Maltese, on their nest high up in the sea-cliffs at Majjistral Park, in the north west of Malta. The footage was recorded by researchers from the EU LIFE+ Malta Seabird Project studying the birds […]
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Gozo new Co-ed Middle School Refurbishment Project explained to parents

In view of the introduction of Co-education as from the next academic year, the Gozo College organised the second preparation meeting for parents of year 6 students who next year will proceed to year 7 and will be attending the Gozo College Middle school in Victoria. This was only one of a series of meetings […]
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German travel organisers enjoy an exclusive performance by Joseph Calleja

Malta’s star tenor Joseph Calleja treated German travel industry executives to an exclusive performance at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, organised by the Malta Tourism Authority and Air Malta. The event was held for organisers of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, known in the travel industry by the acronym MICE. Joseph Calleja – Malta’s […]
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JP2 Memorial Festival Canonisation Year: Religious- Cultural Evening at Ta’ Pinu

To commemorate the 24th anniversary of Saint John Paul II visit to Gozo which took place on Saturday 26th May 1990, the JP2 Foundation in full collaboration with Ta’ Pinu National Sanctuary are holding a Religious- Cultural Evening at the Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Ta’ Pinu on Monday 26th May 2014. The […]
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Government announces price reductions for certain medicines

The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority and the Medicines Authority notify that the prices of the following medicines have been reduced. Medicines with a Marketing Authorisation: Medicines with a Marketing Authorisation: PRODUCT NAME ACTIVE INGREDIENT(S) OLD PRICE NEW PRICE SAVINGS FOR CONSUMERS % Change Cipralex 10mg film coated tablets x28 Escitalopram 10mg (as oxalate) […]
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April’s unemployment figures increased slightly on same month last year

In April, the number of persons registering for work with the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC) stood at 7,291, compared to 7,176 in the corresponding month last year, the National Statistics Office said today. Data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC) for April indicate an increase of 184 persons registering under Part 1 […]
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The Malta Historical Society to recognise excellence in scholarly articles

The Malta Historical Society is launching the first edition of awards to recognise those publications that have made a distinct contribution to Maltese historical studies. The awards will acknowledge excellence in scholarly articles on Maltese history published in Malta and abroad by established Maltese and foreign authors as well as articles by new entrants in […]
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