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‘Bis-Sahha’ wine festival taking place at Santa Lucija in June

Ta’ Klula Folkloristic Foundation of Santa Lucija, Gozo, in collaboration with Marsovin Ltd, is organising ‘Bis-Sahha,’ its annual wine festival, to be held in the main village square of Santa Lucija. The festival will include live music from the 60s, 70s and 80s, as well as modern, there will also by dance, traditional food, crafts [...]
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Today’s ECJ vindicates ban on anti-competitive card fees

The European Court’s judgment today means that MasterCard will have to remove its MIF on cross-border transactions for consumers cards, within 6 months. If they do not comply, they will have heavy fines imposed.. The GRTU said that it “welcomes the European Court’s decision today where it upheld the Commission’s 2007 decision on MasterCard, ruling [...]
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Gozo RL perform strongly in match against Sliema Stompers

Sliema Stompers and Malta Origin have opened up a four-point domestic championship lead after another round of the 2012 MRL Dove Men+Care Championship at the Balzan FC Ground last night. The Stompers’ victory however was in the balance as Gozo RL held the Sliema club for the first quarter of the match, leading 16-6.The Stompers [...]
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Power suspensions in Xewkija on Saturday and Sunday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 26th and 27th of May. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspension: Saturday 2.30pm-5.30pm: TRIQ TAL- HAMRIJA, TRIQ JEAN DE LA VALETTE, TRIQ SAN GWANN BATTISTA, TRIQ SANT’ ELIZABETTA, TRIQ SANTA KATERINA and [...]
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AFM Officer graduates from the Sandhurst Military Academy

Second Lieutenant Stephanie Debono of the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM), successfully completed a 44-week Commissioning Course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), as an Overseas Officer Cadet with Commissioning Course number CC112. The High Commissioner of Malta Zammit Tabona attended the Sovereign’s Parade upon the invitation of the Academy’s Commandant, Major-General Timothy Paul [...]
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Water consumption benchmarks for businesses and hotels

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the EU’s environmental funding stream LIFE this month, the Malta Business Bureau’s EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project today announced Malta’s most detailed water consumption benchmarks for businesses and hotels to be published to date and the first national recommended standard flow rates for water facilities. The benchmarks and [...]
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GO introduces Alcatel One Touch Y580 mobile Wi-Fi device

GO Malta has announced that it is now introducing a new mobile Wi-Fi device to enable customers to connect to Wi-Fi everywhere. The Alcatel One Touch Y580 is a mobile Wi-Fi device that connects to the internet and enjoys download speeds of up to 21Mbps and upload speeds of up to 5.76Mbps. Customers can connect [...]
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Two loggerhead turtles released this morning at Gnejna Bay

Two Loggerhead turtles, Johnny and Fajju, were returned to the sea today, during a turtle release event held at Gnejna Bay. The turtles spent a number of months at the Turtle Rehabilitation Unit at Forti San Lucjan in Marsaxlokk, where they were cared for by aquaculture officer Charles Sammut and Nature Trust (Malta) volunteers, who [...]
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The Victoria International Arts Festival starts next month

The organising committee of the Victoria International Arts Festival 2012 has announced that it is inaugurating this year’s special 15th edition of the Festival, with a difference. The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra has, for the past 6 years, been engaged for the closing concert of the Festival. This year, it has also been asked to play [...]
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Luke and Elena still most poplular choices for baby names

Last year, Luke and Elena retained their top posts as the most popular baby names. There were 4,283 live births in 2011, 7.1 per cent more than in 2010. More than half were boys. Boys’ names Well over 100 boys were named Luke, the most popular boys’ name in Malta for the third consecutive year. [...]
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