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Viva Europa 2011: Live Opera for European Cities – Gharb

On Monday, the 13th of June 2011, the pan-European cultural initiative, Viva Europa, will connect cities all over Europe via the simultaneous projections on big screens of Giacomo Puccini’s opera, Tosca, broadcast live from Valencia, Spain. This year, the Viva Europa event is under the patronage of Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU’s Justice Commissioner, who [...]
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Melita launches mobile phone application to control TV

Melita has launched its new mobile phone application that converts iPhones or Android Smart phones into a TV remote control. This service is free of charge for all subscribers already in possession of the interactive Melita Netbox HD, connected to Melita’s Internet service on the Entertainment Pack. The company said that to access this application, [...]
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Party in Pink – Jazz in Pink for Action for Breast Cancer

On Thursday, the 16th of June, The Black Pearl at Ta’Xbiex is hosting The Party in Pink Summer Edition on behalf of Action for Breast Cancer Malta. Following the success of the first Party in Pink in December, the event is being repeated. There will be free flowing wine, some fabulous raffle prizes, a selection [...]
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Gozo chosen as one of the top ten tourist destinations

Gozo has been chosen as one of the top ten destinations among the Southern Europe top 50. The QualityCoast Jury evaluated over 500 international tourist destinations in nine Southern European countries. The selected destinations are combined into the “QualityCoast 2011 – Southern European Top 50.” This was announced during an awards ceremony in Kouklia, Cyprus [...]
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Malta granted 5,800 citizenships in 2009, 2% of population

In 2009, 776 000 persons acquired citizenship of an EU27 Member State. In 2008 it was 699 000 persons. The main contribution to this increase at EU level came from the United Kingdom and was a consequence of the unusually low number of citizenships that, for purely administrative reasons, the United Kingdom granted in 2008. [...]
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April industrial production figures down slightly on last year

Provisional data show that industrial production edged down by 0.3 per cent in April from 103.8 points in April in the previous year. During this period, the production of energy and capital goods went up by 3.3 and 9.6 per cent respectively. However, declines of 2.9 and 1.2 per cent were registered in the production [...]
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Nature Trust voices concern over rare grasshopper fate

Nature Trust (Malta) said it is very concerned on the recent fire incident happening at the Salina where reed beds were totally destroyed. Salina is of high ecological importance and deserves the highest protection status. Apart from a variety of avifauna and other animals and plants, one of the rarest insects is also found there [...]
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