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Malta Philharmonic Community Concert in Ghajnsielem

Malta Philharmonie Community Concerts are held to welcome all music-lovers to free classical music concerts in spectacular venues in the different villages around Malta and Gozo. On Gozo, there will be a Community Concert taking place at the Ghajnsielem Parish Church on Thursday, the 24th of February 2012, starting at 7.30pm. The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra [...]
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EP calls for urgent measures to halve EU food wastage

Up to 50% of edible and healthy food gets wasted in EU households, supermarkets, restaurants and along the food supply chain each year, while 79 million EU citizens live beneath the poverty line and 16 million depend on food aid from charitable institutions. Parliament called in a resolution adopted on Thursday for urgent measures to [...]
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BOV says MFSA has cleared it on property fund redemptions

Bank of Valletta (BOV) has said in a statement today that it has been notified of the outcome of the investigation carried out by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA or the Authority) in connection with Redemptions relating to the La Valette Multi Manager Property Fund (the Fund). BOV said that “allegations have been made [...]
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New belvedere inaugurated at ‘Ghajn Damma’ in Xaghra

This morning, the Xaghra Local Council officially inaugurated the new belvedere which was built in Church Street, in the area, known locally as ‘Ghajn Damma.’ This belvedere is one of several major infrastructural projects that has been carried out during the last few months by the Xaghra Local Council. This site is constructed on one [...]
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Copies of research study by OASI Foundation now available

The OASI Foundation said that it is generically associated with addiction, but its social involvement in fact is much wider than usually perceived. The Foundation recently held a public conference in Gozo, introducing the results of a research study with the subject matter on ‘Young People in Gozo – a study 2.’ Dr. Andrew Azzopardi, [...]
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NGOs object to MEPA’s appoval of Tigne North plans

In a statement this morning Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar and Sliema Residents’ Association said that “few were surprised when on the 19th January the MEPA Board approved the Tigne North plans to build three more blocks, two rising to fourteen storeys, comprising a further 102 apartments, plus shops and offices. The only concession to the [...]
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December’s total cruise passengers down 34.6% on 2010

Total cruise passengers in December amounted to 15,737, down by 34.6 per cent over 2010. There were eight cruise liner calls during the month, with an average 1,967 passengers per vessel. The number of visitors in transit stood at 15,708, down by 33.9 per cent when compared with December 2010. The majority of cruise passengers [...]
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“Malta is in line with EU directive on egg-laying hens”

The Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs has said that the statement by the European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli, warning that the Commission will be launching legal action in the coming days against 14 EU Member States, including Malta, for incorrectly implementing Council Directive 1999/74/EC on egg-laying hens. The Ministry said [...]
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