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Notte Scarlatta taking place at Sannat this weekend

Sannat Local Council is organsing the second edition of “Notte Scarlatta,” which is taking place over this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, the 24th and 25th of September, 2011. The year’s theme will be on ‘World War II – The Attack of the 10 October 1942.’ The weekend is intended to be fun for all the [...]
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L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign preparations under way

The piggy banks used in the L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign are coming out of their hibernation in preparation for the widest-reaching fund-raising event of the year. Members of the Malta Girl Guides, in collaboration with Bank of Valletta and the Malta Community Chest Fund are preparing the piggy banks for distribution in all schools [...]
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Government invests €8.6m in an eLearning Solution

Austin Gatt, the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications (MITC) and Stephen Spiteri, Parliamentary Assistant within the Ministry of Education, Employment and the Family (MEEF) have today announced an investment of €8.6m in an eLearning Solution for schools in Malta. The investment, part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme (85%), is an important milestone [...]
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MEPA schedules Tal-Wej to give it high level of protection

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) have scheduled a large tract of land located between Mosta and Naxxar, known as Tal-Wej, with the aim of ensuring a high level of protection for the area. Tal-Wej is an important archaeological landscape, which provides a largely pristine contextual setting for a large number of archaeological and [...]
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Vodafone helps Heritage Malta preserve Ggantija Temples

The Ggantija Temples are offering an enhanced visitor experience thanks to a direct investment of €200,000 by the Vodafone Malta Foundation. The Vodafone Ggantija Project has consisted of incorporating two new lightweight walkways which will now take visitors straight into the heart of the temples. The project also includes an interactive digital and virtual tour [...]
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The Church offers “all necessary help to victims of abuse”

At a meeting which took place between the Maltese Episcopal Conference and the Conference of the Religious Major Superiors, it was decided to publish this statement, “With reference to the facts and allegations which led to the decision given by the Magistrates’ Court some weeks back (which is still pending before the Courts, and hence [...]
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Q2 employment and wages fell in the construction industry

The National Statistics Office has said that according to a sample survey carried out among construction enterprises, employment fell by 5.8 per cent, wages and salaries declined by 3.2 per cent and hours worked went down by 5.8 per cent when compared to the second quarter last year. Year-on-year data reveal that employment in construction [...]
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207 cases of illegal hunting recorded – CABS interim report

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) today released the first results of its bird protection camp, which has been running since the 9th of September. The statement from the German-based conservation organisation revealed that its team members had to date recorded 207 contraventions of Maltese Hunting Law and the European bird protection guidelines. “A number [...]
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