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Regina Martyrum – Concert at Saint James Church, Victoria

The Chorus Urbanus and its soloists will be performing sacred music during Regina Martyrum, a concert that is to be held at Saint James Church, Victoria, on Friday, the 8th of April at 7.30pm. The concert that is to precede the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows is being organised by the Gozo Cultural Council [...]
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Special Hand Postmark – Inaugural Flight of Lufthansa

For the occasion of the Inaugural Flight of the new Lufthansa Airbus A 320 tomorrow, Saturday, the 2nd April, MaltaPost said that a special hand postmark – First Flight LH1779 (Airbus A320) Malta – Munich will be issued tomorrow, Saturday, the 2nd of April 2011. This Special Postmark can be ordered by mail from the [...]
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Joseph Calleja to perform live in Malta in this July

Tenor Joseph Calleja will be performing in Malta during the eagerly anticipated annual summer concert on Saturday 9th July at The Granaries in Floriana. This year he will be joined by Italian icon Lucio Dalla and famous soprano Hayley Westenra. Details of the event were announced today by NnG Promotions and Tenor Joseph Calleja. The [...]
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Hallmark Channel on Melita rebrands as Diva Universal

Hallmark Channel, available only available on Melita TV, is set to sport a newly revamped identity from today the 1st of April 2011. The channel will be re-launched as Diva Universal, one of the core channel brands of Universal Networks International (UNI), the global channels division of NBCUniversal. The channel (Channel 313 on the Melita [...]
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Fuel increases has cost hotels in excess of €2.5 m – MHRA

The MHRA has said it is concerned about a further increase in fuel as announced yesterday, and in particular to the increase of thin fuel oil which is extensively used in the hotel industry. The cumulative increase of thin fuel oil over the past thirteen months exceeds 50%, which MHRA said is putting a heavy [...]
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Government announces dates for spring hunting 2011

In a legal notice published today the dates for the 2011 spring hunting season will between April the 13th to the 30th, inclusive. There will be a game limit (national bag) of 11,500 birds, which will be 9,000 turtle doves and 2,500 quails. Hunters will require a special licences, which be available this coming Monday [...]
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Parochial feasts statues exhibition at the Inquisitors’ Palace

Heritage Malta is currently hosting a temporary exhibition of miniature representations of parochial feasts processional statues at the Inquisitor’s Palace and National Museum of Ethnography in Birgu. This exhibition is another endeavor by the Ethnography Section within the museum to promote the intangible heritage of the Maltese islands. The Processional Statues exhibition has been available [...]
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Inspire’s annual Collective Art & Antique Furniture Exhibition

The annual Collective Art and Antique Furniture Exhibition organised by Inspire (The Eden and Razzett Foundation) in Victoria, Gozo is a long awaited yearly event by art lovers. The exhibition is hosted in a typical Gozitan town house which is an attraction in itself, number 8 Republic Street, which is opposite the main post office [...]
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Euro area unemployment rate at 9.9% EU27 at 9.5%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.9% in February 2011, compared with 10.0% in January. It was 10.0% in February 2010. The EU27 unemployment rate was 9.5% in February 2011, compared with 9.6% in January. It was 9.6% in February 2010. Eurostat estimates that 23.051 million men and women in the EU27, of [...]
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National Referendum – Notice by the Electoral Commission

Persons to serve as Assistant Electoral Commissioners, Counters, Supervisors and Calculators The Electoral Commission notifies that it will receive applications from persons registered as voters to serve as Assistant Electoral Commissioners or to serve as Counters, Supervisors or Calculators during the counting of votes in the forthcoming national referendum being held on Saturday, 28th May, [...]
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Industrial turnover & manufacturing new orders on the rise

In the fourth quarter of 2010, provisional data indicate that industrial turnover and manufacturing new orders rose by 9.6 and 14.5 per cent respectively over the corresponding quarter of 2009. Compared to the last quarter of 2009, total industrial turnover advanced by 9.6 per cent to 113.1 points in the corresponding period of 2010, primarily [...]
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The Electoral Register and Referendum – AD

Speaking on the electoral register issue, Ralph Cassar, AD Secretary General said that, “there is nothing new about the electoral register manoeuvres. Both PN and PL always sought to manoeuver the electoral register in their favour, and they never arrived to offer a concrete electoral system reform.” Ralp Cassar also said that, “Malta still does [...]
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