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Restoration work on Taz-Zejt chapel in Gharb well underway

The Chapel of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth, in St Peter Street, Gharb, known locally as Taz-Zejt is currently undergoing a major restoration. The chapel, which was built in 1679 was once the old Parish Church of the locality. It is known as Taz-Zejt because of a legend saying that an [...]
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Feast of St George celebrated around the streets of Victoria

The Feast of St George is being celebrated in Victoria today. This morning at the Bishop of Gozo, Mario Grech, accompanied by the Basilica Chapter and clergy, lead a procession from the Episcopal Palace in Republic Street to St George’s Basilica. This was followed by a Pontifical concelebrated Mass The Prime Minister, Dr Lawrence Gonzi [...]
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AD calls for Prime Minister to announce the election date

Michael Briguglio, Chairperson of Alternattiva Demokratika The Green Party said, “The current state of uncertainty in Malta due to untenable internal conflicts within the PN parliamentary group should come to an end. “Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi should stop procrastinating through self-defeating strategies and announce the date for general elections. Otherwise Malta will experience a summer [...]
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EC adopts new rules on tougher vehicle testing to save lives

Vehicle checks are fundamental to road safety. More than 5 people die on Europe’s roads every day in accidents linked to technical failure. So the European Commission has adopted new rules to toughen up the testing regime and widen its scope. Technical defects contribute heavily to accidents. They are responsible for 6% of all car [...]
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Next production lined up for Ghaqda Drammatika Xewkija

Ghaqda Drammatika Xewkija will start its new theatre season in November. The next production for the theatre will be Ix-Xabla tal-Fidda by Rev. Joseph Tabone, author of other plays produced by the same Ghaqda such as Irbahtli and L-Iben ta’ Hadd. Ix-Xabla tal-Fidda, is an intriguing story of a Polish family during World War II [...]
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FKNK in Brussels meeting to discuss deregation legal issues

A delegation from the Federation for Hunting and Conservation – Malta (FKNK) participated at an important meeting organised by the FACE Legal Technical Group in Brussels. The meeting discussed legal issues that concern the application of correct derogations from the ‘Birds’ EU Directive by several Member States. Malta’s concerns regard traditional trapping and spring hunting. [...]
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Vodafone’s new Mobile Wi-Fi with speeds of up to 21.6Mbps

Vodafone has launched the “fastest wireless hotspot available in its portfolio” – the new Mobile Wi-Fi. Vodafone said that its Mobile WiFi is a portable Internet device reaching speeds of up to 21.6Mbps and allows you to connect up to five devices at the same time. The device can be used anywhere and everywhere including [...]
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