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UN refugee chief urges sustained relief effort in Libya

The United Nations refugee chief today called on the international community to forge ahead with humanitarian efforts as fighting in Libya escalates and people continue to flee the North African nation by the thousands. According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the number of people who have fled the violence since the start [...]
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New secondary school in Peru – ‘Colegio Anthony Zammit’

Yesterday, Tuesday, the 8th of March, children aged 11 and 12, flocked to the enrolment office in a small urban town called Santa Rosa in the forest of Peru, to try and get a chair in the new Secondary school that has just been inaugurated. Fr. Anthony Zammit, a missionary of Victoria, Gozo. has been [...]
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The second edition of the Gozo Cup being held this month

The Gozo Football Association together with the Parliamentary Secretariat for Consumer Protection, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Consultation, will host the second edition of the Gozo Cup at the Gozo Stadium, between the 25th and the 27th of March. During a visit to the premises that will serve as headquarters for the club FC [...]
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Power suspensions in Kercem and Nadur on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Nadur, Gozo, on Friday the 11th of March, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Kercem: Triq ta’ doti, Triq klulam, Triq qasam san pawl, Triq santa lucija, Triq is-santwarju [...]
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Prime Minister reiterates the government’s position on Libya

Mr Mohammed Taher Siyala, Under Secretary for International Co-operation, called on the Maltese Prime Minister and explained the Libyan Government’s position on the recent events. During the meeting, the Prime Minister reiterated the Maltese Government’s position as stated publicly and insisted that all violence has to stop immediately.
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Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz new innovation as an eco hotel

The Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz, announced that it’s private investment will make this reputable hotel as the first hotel worldwide to stop using chlorine to treat tap water. This is due to the introduction of a new process that uses an ecological product which improves the quality of drinking water, which has been integrated into [...]
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Migration starts with 64 bird species recorded in a week

The first birds of the spring season have begun the return migration to their European breeding grounds over Malta, BirdLife Malta said it has recorded at least 64 species of birds since the beginning of March alone. Amongst these birds are Marsh Harriers (Baghadan Ahmar), Lesser and Common Kestrels (Spanjulett Sekond u Spanjulett) – the [...]
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Satellite service makes air travel even safer – EGNOS

EGNOS-for-aviation, a satellite navigation service launched on 2 March 2011, will increase flight safety, reduce delays and open up new destinations. GPS alone is accurate to within several metres. But used with EGNOS, the EU’s free satellite navigation service over Europe, GPS becomes accurate to within one metre. Since it was made publicly available in [...]
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AD supports the requests of the Libyan opposition council

Alternattiva Demokratika said it is supporting the requests made by Mahmud Gebril and Ali al-Essawi, members of the Libyan opposition provisional national council. Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternattiva Demokratika spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, stated, “Europe cannot watch impotently as innocent civilians are being massacred by the Gaddafi air force and armed forces. We therefore [...]
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3 Gozitan Councils receive environmental initiative awards

Local councils have been taking various initiatives to keep their localities clean by actively involving the communities which they represent. During 2010, Local Councils and Management Committees held 56 cleaning activities in the space of five months, thousands of local residents, from children to business owners, participated in these initiatives. These initiatives aim to make [...]
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January Industrial production increased by 4% on 2010

In January, industrial production increased by 4.0 per cent from 92.4 points in January 2010. During this period, the production of intermediate goods, energy and consumer goods increased by 4.3, 0.9 and 7.7 per cent respectively. This was partly offset by a 4.3 per cent decline in the production of capital goods. At the NACE [...]
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