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Ghajnsielem and Bethlehem sign a twinning agreement

The Ghajnsielem Local Council and the Municipality of Bethlehem have signed an agreement of cooperation which aims to establish cultural, educational and economical ties between the two towns. The twinning agreement was signed this morning at the office of the Ghajnsielem Local Council, between Mayor Francis Cauchi and Dr. Victor Batarseh, the Mayor of Bethlehem. [...]
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Magro Brothers now promoting healthier eating habits

Magro Brothers,’ major producers of tomato products and dairy specialties, said that it has embarked on a new marketing strategy, as part of their corporate social responsibility, by producing and promoting low fat and calorie products while keeping the same traditional good taste. "Our company prides itself in being an industry leader in responsible marketing [...]
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San Pawl Milqi tours for St Paul’s feast with Heritage Malta

As in previous years on the 10th of February Heritage Malta will be celebrating the feast of St Paul by opening San Pawl Milqi to the public during the afternoon. The site is not normally open to the public. Tours of the site will take place every 45 minutes with the first one starts at [...]
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APS Bank sponsors a two-day photography seminar

APS Bank sponsored the two-day seminar ‘Through the eyes of the photographer,’ which was organised by the Malta Photographic Society between Saturday, the 29th and Sunday, the 30th of January 2011. The seminar was open for amateur and professional photographers. International and locally acclaimed speakers gave presentations and held workshops on a variety of subjects [...]
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MEPA carries out direct action on illegal structure in Rabat

MEPA has said that a large dilapidated structure which was illegally built in the sensitive countryside area of Ta’ Gerzuma, at Rabat, was demolished by enforcement officers of the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA). This illegal structure which had been built and abandoned in the mid-1990s and was subdivided into two rooms, was completely [...]
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Regional conference to by held on traditional local bands

The first regional conference about traditional local bands is being held on Saturday, the12th of February 2011. The theme of the conference will be, ‘The Future of local bands depends on how many bandists are lured to music.’ This conference will be held at the Gozo NGOs Centre at Our Lady of Figs Street, Xewkija, [...]
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December’s visible trade gap narrowed by €15.2m on 2009

The NSO has said that provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in December stood at €82.4 million, down by €15.2 million compared to the corresponding month in 2009. There were increases in imports and exports of €16.8 million and €32.0 million respectively. The increase in imports was mainly due to [...]
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EU Guidelines on colorectal cancer screening & diagnosis

Today is World Cancer Day and in an effort to improve the screening and diagnosis of colorectal cancer, the European Commission publishes the first edition of the European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Colorectal Cancer Screening and Diagnosis. Colorectal cancer is the second most common newly diagnosed cancer in the EU. It is the second [...]
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Striking a balance between security and privacy in the EU

EU plans will allow international air passenger data to be used under strict conditions in the fight against terrorism and serious crime. The personal data that airlines collect from passengers can provide law enforcement agencies with invaluable information in the fight against terrorism and other serious crimes. Improving security As part of its strategy to [...]
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Gozo Ministry employees complete ACAD in-house course

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, recently presented certificates to 15 officers that are employed within different departments of the Ministry for Gozo and had completed an in-house course on ACAD. This course was made possible through the collaboration of the Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre for Arts and Crafts. The presentation took place at the [...]
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Nadur Carnival 2011 celebrations get underway this month

The Carnival activities at Nadur Gozo by the Nadur Local Council start on Saturday 26th February and ends on Tuesday 8th March at midnight. The programmeof events is as follows: 6th February 2011: The 7th edition of Miss Queen and Mr King Carnival at MBC theatre 27th February 2011: 20th edition of the Organised Carnival [...]
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