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Hand Postmark – ‘Parocca Madonna ta’ Loreto Ghajnsielem’

For the occasion of the blessing of the new bells for the Parish of Our Lady of Loreto in Ghajnsielem, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark ‘Parocca Madonna ta’ Loreto Ghajnsielem – Ghawdex,’ will be used this Saturday, the 13th of August, at Ghajnsielem Post Office. This Special Postmark can be ordered by [...]
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Six Loggerhead turtles returned to the sea in Gnejna

Six Loggerhead turtles were returned to their natural environment today, following months spent at the Turtle Rehabilitation Unit at Forti San Lucjan in Marsaxlokk, where they were cared for by aquaculture officer Charles Sammut, veterinarian Anthony Gruppetta and volunteers from Nature Trust (Malta). Currently, three Nature Trust volunteers visit San Lucjan three times a week [...]
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Zebbug music-literary evening held at the Parish Church

A music-literary evening was held recently on the occasion of the Zebbug Parish Feast. The evening was dedicated to the memory of the late Fr Anton Dimech, a priest from the village. The event was attended by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono.
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EC proposes to make 2013 the “European Year of Citizens”

Union citizenship and the rights that go with it are one of the key pillars of the European Union. As we mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Union citizenship under the Maastricht Treaty, on 1 November 1993, the European Commission has today proposed to designate 2013 as the “European Year of Citizens.” 20 [...]
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Volunteers for two services needed by Agenzija Appogg

Agenzija Appogg requires volunteers to support two of its services, namely Supportline 179 and Programm Ulied Darna. Supportline 179 is a 24-hour free telephone service run by a team of professionally trained volunteers offered by Agenzija Appogg. It provides immediate, confidential support to callers of any age, who require assistance both in day-to-day and crisis [...]
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Lead roles announced for ‘Norma’ at the Teatru Astra

Teatru Astra in Gozo has has announced that it has managed to engage Greek soprano Dimitra Theodossiou for the title role in this year’s highly demanding opera production Norma, to be held on two evenings as part of the 10th edition of Festival Mediterranea. “Theodossiou is regarded as the next great Norma after the legendary [...]
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MEPA improvements on public online interface for EIA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has recently carried out a number of significant improvements to its website, offering customers and the public alike, a less complex structure for them to have public access and navigate through information for planning applications that require an EIA. An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) represents an important component [...]
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The Gozo Rights 4U 2011 held at Manresa Retreat House

For the seventh consecutive year, the Office of the Commissioner for Children organised its annual children’s rights course “Rights 4U,” with the support of its main sponsor being HSBC Malta Foundation. This is in line with the mandate of the Commissioner for Children to “provide public education and information designed to promote an understanding of [...]
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FDI in Malta stood at €12.4 billion at the end of 2010

The National Statistics Office have released figures today that show as at the end of December 2010, the stock position of Foreign Direct Investment in Malta stood at €12.4 billion while that of Direct Investment abroad stood at €1.1 billion. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows in Malta from the rest of the world amounted to [...]
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