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An Introduction to Nature Photography with Heritage Malta

Heritage Malta are holding a course for young people in Gozo entitiled ‘An Introduction to Nature Photography.’ The course will consist of two theoretical and practical sessions that will introduce the participants to the world of nature photography. Each session will be 2 hours long. During the event the participants will be shown how they [...]
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PN leadership election announced for the 25th February

The leadership elections for the PN has been announced this evening by the Nationalist Party’s executive. It is to take place on Saturday, the 25th of February. Voting is to take place between 11am and till 8pm in Malta and 11am to 6pm in Gozo. The nominations for prospective leaders will close this coming Monday, [...]
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Conference on Improving the Tourism Offer in Rural Regions

‘Improving the Tourism Offer in Rural Regions’ conference will highlight a number of best practices and recommendations for an improved tourism product with case-studies from the island of Gozo as identified during the course of the ICER Project (Innovative Concept of Eco-Accommodation Approach in Rural Regions). The conference will also offer suggestions and recommendations on [...]
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Candidate details & notice of applications for local elections

The Electoral Commissioners has said that they will be in attendance at their Office in Evans Building, St. Elmo Square, Valletta, and at the Identity Cards Office, Rabat, Gozo, from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. on Wednesday 8th , Thursday 9th , and Saturday 11th February, 2012 to [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria this weekend

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 4th and 5th of February 2012. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Saturday 2.30pm-5.00pm: TRIQ L- EWROPA ,TRIQ MRO. DIRJANU LANZON, TRIQ PATRI MANWEL MAGRI, TRIQ PATRI GACINTU CAMENZULI, TRIQ IL- BELLIEGHA [...]
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HSBC’s capital-protected MTN investment the Libor GBP

HSBC Bank Malta has announced the launch of a new Medium Term Note (MTN), the MTN Libor (GBP). “This 5-year investment is 100% capital protected if held to maturity, and is denominated in Sterling. It is aimed at investors seeking higher potential returns but with no risk to the invested capital,” the bank said. HSBC [...]
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Total nights spent by inbound tourists up 13.8% in December

Inbound tourists in December were estimated at 53,776 and total nights spent went up by 13.8 per cent, bringing the average length of stay to 9.1 nights. The latest Tourstat Survey results indicate that 43,338 tourists visited Malta for holiday purposes, accounting for the absolute majority of tourism trips. A drop was registered in the [...]
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Din l-Art-Hewla appeals for funds to save ‘Tal-Vitorja’

Simone Mizzi, President of Din l-Art Helwa, launched an appeal to the general public to ‘Join the Victory Team’ by donating funds to the restoration project for the Church of Our Lady of Victory. Appropriately, Din l-Art Helwa timed its appeal for the public to pay ‘Homage to History’ and presented its programme for the [...]
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