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Simone Mizzi is 6th Executive President of Din l-Art Helwa

Simone Mizzi was elected the new Executive President designate of Din l-Art Helwa at the 2011 Annual General Meeting of the organization, taking up the role following Petra Bianchi who moves to Mepa as Director of environmental protection. Simone Mizzi has served under five Executive Presidents of Din l-Art Helwa, including her own father, Judge [...]
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The Gozo SPCA are hoping for a loving home for Benjy

The Gozo SPCA picked up Benjy, this lovely little scruffy yorkshire terrier cross, from Xlendi. He had been running around the area for a couple of months, but because the rehoming centre was full he had not been able to be taken in. Benjy was given a bath yesterday, or, was it the other way [...]
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BOV enhances commitment towards the tourism sector

Bank of Valletta said it is enhancing its commitment towards the development of the tourism sector through the Interest Rate Subsidy Scheme. The Maltese Government, through Malta Enterprise is subsidizing the interest rates on bank business loans to restaurants and hotels for refurbishment and expansion projects. Bank of Valletta, through its EU and SME Desk [...]
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Government warns all Maltese to leave from Tripoli tonight

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued formal advice to those people who are still in Tripoli, to inform them that this evening two catarmarans are expected to cross over to Malta. The Ministry is urging them to use the service to return to Malta tonight. The families of those people are also encouraged to [...]
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Alternattiva Demokratika holds its Annual General Meeting

In its annual general meeting at Hotel Juliani St Julians, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party elected a new executive, which, apart from confirming Michael Briguglio as Chairperson and Ralph Cassar as Secretary General, also includes a new Deputy Chairperson, Yvonne Arqueros Ebejer, among others. Addressing those present at the meeting, Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, [...]
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Football kits presented to Xghajra Tornadoes youth team

Kevin Meylaq, the manager of the Lantern Restaurant of Marsalforn, recently presented a set of football kits to the Xghajra Tornadoes, who are taking part in the MFA’s Youths Section D league. The team’s administrator Raymond Camilleri and secretary Simon Grixti were also at the presentation. Photo by Charles Spiteri shows from left Raymond Camilleri, [...]
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Power suspensions in San Lawrenz/Gharb and Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in San Lawrenz/Gharb and Xewkija, Gozo, on Monday, the 28th of February, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: San Lawrenz/Gharb: Triq Albert W. Ketelby, Triq Portelli Frangisk, Triq Tumas Cassar, Triq Karmni [...]
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Catamarans arrive at Valletta’s Grand Harbour from Libya

Last night, the catamaran Maria Dolores entered the Valletta Grand Harbour from Tripoli. Officials from the Maltese Health Authorities and the Civil Protection were present on its arrival. The first to disembark were persons who needed medical attention. Orderly disembarkation of the rest of the passengers followed. Ten persons needed medical assistance on the spot, [...]
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Gharb Carnival 2011 gets underway next Thursday & Friday

The Gharb Local Council will be organising its annual Carnival activities next Thursday, the 3rd of March. The Carnival Defile will start at 7.00pm, from Visitation Street to the Main Square Pjazza Zjara tal-Madonna where there will be various Gozitan and Maltese dancing groups, costume competitions, Maskarat Misterjuz Competition and much more. An indoor activity [...]
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Unscheduled movements at MIA due to situation in Libya

Malta International Airport has said due to the evolving situation in Libya, there are various unscheduled movements occurring in and out of Malta International Airport. These are being operated by both commercial and charter airlines as well as military aircraft of Air Forces of various States. Since Monday, the 21st of February, there have been [...]
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Intense effort continues in repatriation of Maltese personnel

The Government has said that it has today continued with its intense efforts aimed at finding means for the repatriation of those Maltese personnel still in Libya. In the meantime the Maltese authorities are also working on preparations for the imminent arrival of the numbers of people of other nationalities evacuated from Libya by various [...]
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Gozo Carnival 2011 delayed by inclement weather forecast

The National and Regional Celebrations Committee within the Ministry for Gozo has announced that due to the current inclement weather forecast, the Gozo Carnival, which was due to start tomorrow, Saturday the 26th February, has been cancelled. The Carnival activities are now rescheduled to start next Friday, the 4th of March, at 10 am, with [...]
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Xaghra Council comes 2nd in ‘Gieh l-Artiggjanat Malti’ awards

On Friday the 18th of February 2011, a ceremony was held to present the ‘Gieh l-Artiggjanat Malti’ awards to those institutions, businesses and individuals who promoted Maltese crafts. This award was organised for the first time in 2010 by the Ministry of Finance, Economy and Investment. The Xaghra Local Council submitted its application in October [...]
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Shortfall between revenue & expenditure down by €17 m

In January the shortfall between recurrent revenue and total expenditure of Central Government amounted to €90.1 million, down by €17.0 million. According to data obtained from the Consolidated Fund of Government, recurrent revenue for the first month of the year went down by €1.7 million, while total expenditure declined by €18.7 million, thereby narrowing the [...]
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