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The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra to perform at San Lawrenz

The Malta Philarmonic Orchestra will be performing in a Community Outreach Concert, to be held at the San Lawrenz Parish Church, on Friday, the 27th of May. The concert will be featuring works by Handel, Bach, Caccini, Mendelssohn, Fenech, Vella, Faure, Mozart. With the partecipation of soprano, Claudia Tabone. The orchestra will be led by [...]
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Greens call for EU to close its Bluefin tuna fishery season

The Greens/European Free Alliance have called for the EU to close its bluefin tuna fishery for the 2011 season as a consequence of the conflict in Libya. The group insists that the conflict in Libya will make it impossible to properly oversee and control fishing of the critically threatened bluefin tuna and that the only [...]
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Air Malta to operate eight extra flights for Maltese voters

Air Malta has said it will be operating 8 extra flights for eligible Maltese voters currently abroad to travel on its services to enable them to vote in the forthcoming referendum on May the 28th . The airline will be operating 8 extra flights on Luxemburg, London Gatwick, Manchester and Brussels routes as per the [...]
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Prospective Summer Schools to be registered by 28th May

The Ministry of Education, Employment and the Family has said that anybody who intend to offer an educational programme in the form of a Summer School/Club and do not have a licence for a school should apply to register their Summer school/club as an educational establishment with the Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education [...]
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MaltaPost 6-month figures show profit after tax down 6.1%

MaltaPost has announced that for the six months ended 31 March 2011, it registered an increase in revenue of 1.4% to €10.7m (2010: €10.6m) but a decline in profit before tax of 9.3% to €1.7m (2010: €1.9m). Profit after tax decreased by 6.1% to €1.1m (2010: €1.2m). The company said the main contributors to this [...]
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Maltese overseas can vote on May 21st in the referendum

The Electoral Commission has said that the date announced for the commencement of arrangements for Maltese voters abroad to travel to Malta for the purpose of voting in the Referendum has been brought forward to Wednesday, 18 May 2011 (instead of Friday, 20 May). This change is being made so that eligible voters living abroad [...]
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Gozo SPCA are urgently looking for an indoor home for a cat

The Gozo SPCA are urgently looking for an indoor home for a pure white young female cat Very sadly, the cat was dumped outside the centre in Victoria, sometime last night and she is very distressed and going mad in a cage. So if anyone can please help with an urgent home then kindly get [...]
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Xaghra celebrates the The Feast of Saint Joseph next week

The Programme of Celebrations have been announced in honour of Saint Joseph, Co-Patron Saint of Xaghra Gozo, held at the Collegiate Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady between Wednesday, the 18th of May and Sunday, the 22nd of May 2011. Wednesday 18th May 2011: First Day of Solemn Triduum. 6.30pm: Recitation of the Holy [...]
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AD reiterates its support to sufferers on ME awareness day

Commenting on the international day on awareness of ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis), Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party (AD) said it reiterated its support of the call of ME activists in Malta for recognition of their condition as a disability. Claire Azzopardi Lane, AD spokesperson for Disability Issues, said that “AD supports the appeal so that [...]
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MUMN commemorates today, the 12th of May – Nurses Day

The Malta Union Of Midwives and Nurse’s (MUMN) said that “today, the 12th of May is a day where we recognize the contributions and commitments of the nurses not just on our islands but in all the world.” “But what is important on this day is that the general public and not the just patients [...]
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Industrial production went up by 3% in March over last year

In March, industrial production increased by 3.0 per cent from 102.3 points in March 2010. During this period, the production of intermediate goods, energy and capital goods advanced by 10.3, 4.2 and 13.9 per cent respectively. However, this was partly offset by a 7.7 per cent decline in the production of consumer goods. At the [...]
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