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Marine Environment photographic competition 2011 winners

Din l-Art Helwa has announced the winners of the 2011 Photographic Competition for the Marine Environment awarding prizes for the two categories of photographic entries: ‘The Negative Effects of Human Activity on The Sea or The Coastline’ and ‘The Beauty and Unique Qualities of Underwater Life.’ Speaking on the occasion of the Notte Bianca, Ms. [...]
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‘The Dragon Run 1027? in aid of the Gozo CCU Foundation

Imagine running a marathon on hills, grass, sand and mud, then waking up the next day and doing the same thing all over again…..every day for 39 days. This is what will be happening in April next year when a marathon for charity gets underway. Anne-Marie ‘Arry’ Beresford-Webb, (30) and Guy Hicks (31) from South [...]
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Central Bank of Malta issues new euro coin set dated 2011

The Central Bank of Malta is issuing a new euro coin set dated 2011 which will incorporate the eight Maltese euro coins, designed by Noel Galea Bason. The set also includes a €2 commemorative coin, bearing the inscription ‘First Elected Representatives – 1849′. This coin was designed by Ganni Bonnici and is the first in [...]
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Statement by the Prime Minister and US Secretary of State

The statement delivered by the Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi and the U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, at Auberge de Castille, made today during the official visit, has been made available as an audio and video recording. The full audio recording is available here. The full video recording is available here.
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Reprint of €0.1 and €0.37 “Definitive 2009” stamp issue

MaltaPost announces that two denominations of the Definitive Set of 2009 issued on 29 December 2009 have been reprinted. The reprint of the €0.01 stamp consists of 1,200,000 stamps, in sheets of 10 stamps bearing sheet numbers 40001 to 160000 both numbers included. While the reprint of the €0.37 stamp is of 880,000 stamps, in [...]
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Celebrate the European Shark Week with Y4TE

Youth for the Environment (Y4TE) is currently celebrating the European Shark Week to instill awareness about sharks. The European Shark Week takes place every year and this year it started last Saturday and runs until this Sunday, the 23rd of October. The idea of this week is to recognise the importance of sharks in the [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Thursday, the 20th of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: DAHLA TA’ SUNURAT. .
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Xaghra community information sessions on elderly care

The Xaghra Local Council in collaboration with the local company, Care Malta, are organising two information sessions about the correct way of taking care of the elderly within the community. The subjects that are to be discussed will be dementia symptoms and conditions and taking care of elderly persons or those with special needs. These [...]
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Cruise passengers in September up almost 33% on 2010

Total cruise passengers for September stood at 67,982, an increase of 32.9 per cent over 2010, according to figures from the National Statistics Office today. Cruise liner calls last month went up by four to 37. The number of passengers who disembarked in Malta advanced to 8,288, while those embarking from Malta reached 7,908. The [...]
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External trade deficit registered for both Euro area & EU27

The first estimate for euro area (EA17) trade with the rest of the world in August 2011 gave a 3.4 bn euro deficit, compared with -6.3 bn euro in August 2010. The July 20112 balance was +2.5 bn, compared with +4.6 bn in July 2010. In August 2011 compared with July 2011, seasonally adjusted exports [...]
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US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on official visit to Malta

The Secretary of State of the United States of America, Hilary Rodham Clinton, is paying an Official Visit to Malta today Tuesday, the 18th of October, 2011. The U.S. Secretary of State will meet for talks with the Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi at the Castille
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The 18th of October 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks October 18th 2011 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. The story covered in this weeks issue is: “PATRI PIJU” the musical at the Don Bosco Oratory “PATRI PIJU – the musical” was premiered at [...]
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