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Malta’s link with Atlantis – Wirt Ghawdex’s Latest Lecture

Wirt Ghawdex’s latest lecture will be held on Friday, March the 18th, at the Conference Hall, Ministry for Gozo, St Francis Square Victoria. The lecture, entitled ‘Malta’s link with Atlantis’ by Francis Xavier Alonso, will be delivered in English and will start at 18:30 and entry is free of charge. “The Egyptians engraved on the [...]
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Conservation project underway at the Palace Armoury

An ambitious preservation project involving patient, intricate and laborious processes of restoration is currently underway at The Palace Armoury. The exercise involves conserving authentic items of clothing, armour and weapons at The Armoury, coupled with the creation from scratch of period clothing that will dress up a number of life-size mannequins The project which started [...]
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Double internet speeds offer with Melita’s bundles

Melita has said it is offering double internet speeds to all those subscribing to its four services before 31st March 2011. Customers subscribing to any of Melita’s bundled packages which include TV, Internet, Telephony and Mobile, before 31st March, 2011 will benefit from the internet speed of 10Mbps instead of 5Mbps – that’s double internet [...]
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‘Community 11? Art Exhibition being held at the Cittadella

A number of well-respected artists from Gozo, Malta and abroad will exhibit selected work in an exhibition entitled ‘Community 11′ Art Exhibition,’ which will be held at the Citadel, Victoria, Gozo from tomorrow until the beginning of April. The exhibition is being organised by the Community of Malta Artists (CoMA) for its members. The exhibition [...]
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Gross Domestic Product in 2010 increased by 6.8% on 2009

Provisional estimates indicate that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2010 amounted to €6.2 billion, an increase of 6.8 per cent over 2009. In real terms, GDP went up by 3.7 per cent. Following the economy’s contraction in 2009, GDP went up last year, driven mainly by financial intermediation, sub-sectors of manufacturing, and selected service [...]
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MSA issues warning about insecticide containing DDT

A recent inspection carried out by the Malta Standards Authority revealed the existence of an insecticide for agricultural and general purposes containing DDT as an active substance. The use of DDT has been banned within the European Union and also within many other countries of the world since 1970s under the Stockholm Convention due to [...]
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AD backs stand taken by Prime Minister on the Libyan Crisis

Alternattiva Demokratika has said that it fully supports the stand taken by Prime Minister Gonzi on the Libyan crisis. Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternattiva Demokratika Spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, said, “The Prime Minister is totally correct in telling the Libyan regime representatives that this was not a matter of mediation and that Colonel Gaddafi [...]
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