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13% increase in profits at MIA for the first half of 2012

During the meeting of the Board of Directors of Malta International Airport which was held on Tuesday, the Group’s interim financial statements for the six months ended 30th June 2012 were approved. The Group’s turnover for the period is marginally higher than the same period in 2011 at €22.71 million (Jan to Jun 2011 – [...]
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Injured juvenile dolphin spotted in the Gozo channel

Nature Trust Malta has said that an injured juvenile striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) was spotted in the Gozo channel on Friday. The NTM statement said that “the bad sea conditions prevented rescuers from taking action, including the proper inspection of the animal,” The dolphin was spotted by a family on a boat, who stayed with [...]
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MaltaPost commemorates San Gorg Preca 50th Anniversary

For the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the death of San Gorg Preca, MaltaPost will issue an Occasion Card and a Special Hand Postmark. The Occasion Card is a reproduction of a photograph of Dun Gorg Preca delivering a speech at Blata l-Bajda in August 1954. The Occasion Card will be numbered and available [...]
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All-round decrease in Sea Transport between Malta & Gozo

In the second quarter of 2012, sea transport between Malta and Gozo registered decreases in vehicles, commuters and trips, when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2011. Commuters travelling between Malta and Gozo decreased by 1.6 per cent, with a total of 1,079,367 making the crossing. The number of vehicles carried by scheduled vessels went [...]
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Thirty Gozitan students visit the Maltese Embassy in Paris

The Embassy of Malta in Paris had the distinct pleasure of receiving a group of 30 students from the Sacred Heart Seminary of Gozo. The visit took place on Saturday 14 July 2012 which also happened to be the anniversary of the French Revolution of 1789. The students were met at the Embassy with the [...]
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Deviation at Malta Airport due to road resurfacing works

Due to road resurfacing works in connection with the SkyParks Business Centre, Malta International Airport has said that on Wednesday 18th July 2012, between 0900hrs and 2100hrs, all vehicles leaving the airport will be deviated into the Coaches Car Park and will exit from near the McDonald’s outlet towards the Kirkop Tunnel (see route marked [...]
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619 complaints lodged with the Health Inspectorate in June

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health is making every effort to keep its contact with the public through a monthly press statement. The following is a summary of actions taken during June, 2012. The following is a summary of the report hereunder: o €2,540 of fines imposed during the last three [...]
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Malta condemns massacre in the Syrian town of Tremseh

The Government of Malta said in a statement this morning that it strongly condemns the massacre which took place in the Syrian town of Tremseh. More than 200 men, women and children appear to have been killed in this latest atrocity. It also urgently calls for the UN Monitoring Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) to be [...]
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The 17th of July 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 17th of July 2012 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This weeks articles in the PDF download are: 1. 18 girls and boys attending doctrine at the Salesian Sisters in Victoria, received a certificate [...]
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