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‘Hora Gloriæ’ CD launched by Schola Cantorum Jubilate

Schola Cantorum Jubilate has launched a CD with live recording of a concert held last year, precisely during lent 2010. This was one of the concerts organised on the occasion of the choir’s tenth anniversary. ‘Hora Gloriæ’ is the third CD launched by this youth choir. The first one, ‘In a Manger’ was launched in [...]
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Slight growth in Euro area & EU27 employment in 4th quarter

The number of persons employed in both the euro area (EA16) and the EU27 increased by 0.1% in the fourth quarter of 2010 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2010, employment was stable in the euro [...]
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Warning – Adulterated pine nuts from China on Local Market

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Public Health Regulation Department wishes to inform the general public that on the local market there are non-edible pine nuts of the species pinus armandii and pinus massoniana originating from China. The Chinese Chamber of Commerce had indicated that pine nuts from pinus armandi were the source of bitter [...]
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AD urges a Yes vote in the forthcoming divorce referendum

In reaction to parliament’s approval of a referendum on a responsible type of divorce, Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “Given that a referendum will take place, AD urges all those who are in favour of the introduction of divorce as well as those who do not agree with divorce but do not want to prohibit [...]
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EFL students in 2010 increased by 5.5% over 2009

Last year 72,695 foreign students visited Malta to follow courses at English- language specialised schools, an increase of 5.5 per cent over 2009. During 2010, the 37 schools offering English language courses to foreigners collectively registered an increase in students over the previous year, with females accounting for 58.4 per cent of the total student [...]
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Japanese tragedy is an eye opener on nuclear energy – AD

The crippling of a number nuclear facilities in Japan as a result of the mega-earthquake and subsequent tsunami should be an eye-opener for those who still advocate the use of nuclear energy. Carmel Cacopardo AD Spokesman on Sustainable Development and Local Government said, “on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, (which [...]
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Feast of the Annunciation & Open Day at Hal Millieri Chapel

The annual celebration in honour of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary at the medieval chapel of Hal Millieri (Zurrieq) will this year be held on Sunday the 27th of March 2011. For the occasion the chapel will be open to the public from 9:00am to 6:00pm. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am, followed [...]
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