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A Grand Orchestral Concert to close Victoria Arts Festival

A Grand Orchestral Concert taking place at St. George’s Basilica in Victoria, will be closing this year’s edition of the Victoria International Arts Festival. The concert will be with the participation of, Laudate Pueri Choir (director: George J Frendo)/Cappella Sistina Trio/Cantum Barbum/Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (leader: Marcelline Agius)/Joseph Vella (Conductor) – England/Malta. The concert is taking [...]
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Blackie, Brownie & Henry waiting for homes at Gozo SPCA

The Gozo SPCA re-homing Centre in Victoria have recently rescued these three lovely puppies. They had been abandoned at sometime and left to fend for themselves. The puppies are about 8 weeks old and the Centre said that they will all be of small build size when fully grown. Blackie, top left in the photo [...]
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European Union continues to promote air passengers rights

As the holiday season begins, passengers leaving from European airports should be confident about their rights in case of flight delays, cancellation or lost luggage. On the 4th of July, at 28 airports across Europe, European Consumer Centres (ECC-Net) offered advice to European citizens about their air passenger rights. The ECC-Net offers citizens free advice [...]
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€31,971,000 in residential sales at Tigné Point – MIDI

MIDI plc held its 2012 AGM on the 26 June 2012. The Company’s Chairman, Albert Mizzi, chaired and introduced the Meeting. Luke Coppini, MIDI’s Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary gave a presentation providing an overview on the MIDI project and highlighting what has been achieved to date in terms of development as well as [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Monday, the 9th of July, between the hours of 8.30am to 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ GIRGOR and TRIQ TAL- PALMA.
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Kempinski Hotel receives Certificate of Excellence Award

Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award for the year 2012. The hotel said that “the accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive [...]
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Arriva one year later: Better, but a long way to go – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said this morning, that one year after the public transport reform, “it is evident that despite improvements in the service, there is a long way to go for a public transport revolution.” Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “It is positive that Malta had got rid off its previous fleet [...]
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What Europeans think of food security and food quality

What do Europeans think of food security, food quality and the relation between agriculture and the countryside? More than 90% of EU citizens find quality and price an important factor when buying food, and more important than origin (71%) and brand (47%) – indeed they were deemed “very important” by 65% (quality) and 54% (price), [...]
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