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AZ to close celebrations of European Youth Week in Gozo

During this week, Agenzija Zghazagh (AZ)) is organizing a series of activities for young people to celebrate the European Youth Week 2011. The European Youth Week 2011 is being celebrated in the member states and aims to facilitate structured dialogue to enable young people to influence youth policies and their implementation as well as the [...]
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Gozo’s Paul Haber in the 20th BOV Retrospective Exhibition

The extensive career of ceramist Paul Haber is being celebrated in Bank of Valletta’s 20th Retrospective Exhibition, which is being held at the Bank’s Head Office in St Venera between the 9th of June and the 21st of July 2011. Born in 1940 in Xewkija, Gozo, Paul Haber, the eldest of twelve siblings started his [...]
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EU to ban cadmium in jewellery, brazing sticks & all plastics

Cadmium in jewellery, plastics and brazing sticks will be banned in the EU from December 2011. High levels of the harmful substance cadmium have been found in some jewellery articles, especially in imported imitation jewellery. Consumers including children risked being exposed to cadmium through skin contact or through licking. The new legislation prohibits the use [...]
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50% increase in international bandwidth demand – Melita

In just over a one year period, Melita said it has registered a 50% increase in demand for international bandwidth from its customers. Since upgrading clients to broadband internet connections of 20 megabits per second for free for a one week period, Melita also said it registered a 10% growth in bandwidth demand. Melita has [...]
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Gozitan school children explore Wied ta’ Dahlet Qorrot

A number of Gozitan school children recently took part in a walk of Wied ta’ Dahlet Qorrot, which was organised as part of the Hands on Farming Programme within the Gozo College. The walk started from the beginning of the valley and went up to the beach, during the walk information was given to the [...]
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April cruise passenger numbers drop by 20% on last year

Total cruise passengers for April stood at 44,780, a drop of 20.3 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year. The total number of cruise passengers during this month stood at 44,780. Of these, 97.2 per cent were in transit, while the remaining passengers either embarked from or landed in Malta. Most passengers [...]
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Results of last weekend’s MPA second Championship Event

Last weekend saw the second Malta Powerboat Association (MPA) event held at St Paul’s Bay in a series of 4 events for all enthusiasts of Powerboat racing on a national level. Saturday 14th was a day full of trials and practice together with safety and drivers briefing for all classes of boats while Sunday the [...]
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Reprint of Definitive Sheet “Definitive 2009” Stamp Issue

MaltaPost p.l.c. announces that the sheet of stamps incorporating all 17 stamps of the “Definitive Issue 2009″ issued on 29 December 2009 has been reprinted. The new run consists of 4,000 sheets, numbered 7,501 to 11,500 both numbers included. The stamps measure 44.0 mm x 31.0 mm with a perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 (comb). [...]
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