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Savina products from Gozo now on sale at KaDeWe in Berlin

The food hall of KaDeWe – Germany’s most famous and Continental Europe’s biggest department store, now includes a selection of Gozo’s Savina premium products in its range of goods.Magro Brothers, said that, “from now on Gozitan sea salt, honey varieties, cheeselets as well as other Savina products such as pasta sauces, premium marmalades and infused [...]
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EU Commissioner Potocnik meets delegation from the FKNK

This morning, the EU Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potocnik, met a delegation from the Council of the Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) at Dar l- Ewropa in Valletta. The Commissioner was accompanied by Marie-Claude Blin, Deputy Head of Unit Infringements, and Benedicte Caremier from the Commissioner’s Cabinet. The FKNK’s delegation was [...]
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EC proposes better protection for citizens’ free movement

The European Commission proposed today to strengthen the Schengen area to guarantee free movement for the hundreds of thousands of EU citizens and third countries’ nationals travelling within this territory every day. The Commission’s proposals aim to put in place a more efficient and EU-based approach to Schengen cooperation. Particular challenges that may put the [...]
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Gozo University Group meets Labour MP Dr Anton Refalo

On Thursday the 15th of September, the GUG Executive were invited to a meeting at the Ta Cenc Hotel with Labour MP, Dr Anton Refalo, to discuss life at University for Gozitan students among many other issues. Dr Refalo said how much he appreciated the work of the organisation and that it should be recognised [...]
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Q2 tourism results underline changing pattern continues

Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association said that results for Q2 show a shorter average stay, a price driven market, an extremely late booking situation, and a continued decline in non-accommodation income in all hotel categories. The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association has presented the results obtained in the tourism industry in Quarter 2 of 2011. [...]
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Air Malta upgrades customer services at its Cargo Dept

Air Malta announced today that it has upgraded its customer services at its Cargo department. The changes are intended to offer an improved service level to the airline’s cargo customers particularly freight forwarders and shippers whilst increasing efficiency. As a result of these changes Air Malta started providing a one stop shop premises, simplified its [...]
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Xaghra’s Jonathan Young wins international competion prize

The ‘Riyadh Second International Contest for Children Drawings 2010′ is an international drawing competition organised by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education. In 2010,the competition carried the theme of “My Town…after 50 Years,” and was open to boys and girls aged six to 18 from all the countries with mutual cultural and diplomatic relations with [...]
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NGOs welcome TM’s recommendation for refusal of Hondoq

Moviment Harsien Hondoq together with Qala Local Council, Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Ramblers Association, Nature Trust, Din L-Art Helwa, FOE Malta, Wirt Ghawdex, Greenhouse Malta, Ghaqda Universita Ghawdxin and Youth for the Environment, have said that they welcome Transport Malta’s recent recommendation that MEPA should refuse the proposed alternative route to service the application for [...]
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Gozo’s 5th Annual Arts Show opens this Saturday in Victoria

Gozo’s fifth annual Arts Show, presented by Rotary Club Gozo, opens this Saturday, the 17th of September. It will present a really diverse range of art. Works by some of Malta and Gozo’s best names will be featured alongside international talents and those from developing artists. It will be a wonderful display of paintings, ceramics, [...]
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August figures show the annual rate of inflation at 3.16%

Figures from the National Statistics Office released today show that in August, the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 2.64 per cent, whereas the annual rate stood at 3.16 per cent. The Retail Price Index went up by 0.20 per cent. This primarily reflected an increase of 1.04 per cent in the Other [...]
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AD queries Coca-Cola donation for eco-Gozo water project

Alternattiva Demokratika has said in a statement this morning that “it notes that Government has accepted a donation of €560,000 by General Soft Drinks Co Limited representatives of Coca-Cola in Malta on behalf of the Coca-Cola Foundation. These funds are to be used on a water project in Gozo within the context of eco-Gozo.” Carmel [...]
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Auditorium at Lascaris War-Rooms in Valletta inaugurated

Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna has inaugurated the new Auditorium at the Lascaris War-Rooms in Valletta in collaboration with Bank of Valletta. The Auditorium airs a 20 minute movie highlighting Malta’s role in the allied forces war-effort during World War II that complements visits to the Lascaris War Rooms. The Lascaris War Rooms complex originates from the [...]
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