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Festival Mediterranea Guide launched by Teatru Astra, Gozo

Teatru Astra has recently published an information booklet comprising of a comprehensive guide to the eleventh edition of the Festival Mediterranea. The eleventh edition of the festival gets underway on Thursday, the 25th of October with the premier of Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. This publication includes the full programme of events, the respective details and [...]
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Employment and social situation in the EU very serious in Q2

The employment and social situation in the EU remained very serious in the second quarter of 2012 with unemployment rising overall but also displaying significant differences between Member States, households’ financial situation deteriorating and child poverty increasing. The EU has been in recession or on the verge of it since late 2011 and the overall [...]
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Unleaded, diesel and kerosene price changes announced

Enemalta has announced that fuel prices are to change. Unleaded petrol is to go down by 1 cents, while diesel will go up by 1 cent. The prices of Diesel and Kersone have risen by 1 cent and gasoil for heating has gone up by 2 cent. The revised price list is shown below: Fuel [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Gozo, on Tueday, the 2nd of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 11.30am. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ L- EMIGRANTI DAHLA TA’ GRUNJU and TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA.
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Liquigas announce prices rise on LPG from this Monday

Liquigas Malta Limited announced the LPG prices effective as from Monday 1st October 2012, being the beginning of the month. Prices on the international market of LPG have increased as a result of increased demand within the Mediterranean region related to the start of winter buying. The revised prices are as shown in the table [...]
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Festubru 2012 next weekend at the Lunzjata Valley in Gozo

For the fourth consecutive year, the Ghaqda Muzikali San Girgor of Kercem is organising Festubru, a festival of food tradition and folklore, something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Festubru, which is now part of the annual cultural calendar of Gozo, will be held at the most picturesque valley in the Maltese Islands, Lunzjata [...]
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MEP Andrea Zanonijoins CABS on operation ‘Honey Buzzard’

Andrea Zanoni, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) visited CABS teams in the field yesterday in order to inform himself about the work of the conservationists and to “see for himself the threat to migrant birds on Malta.” CABS said that the first stop on his whistle stop tour was the Buskett Gardens area to [...]
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Air Malta assists the Breast Care Support Group in October

Air Malta and Sky Gourmet will again be assisting the Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta during the month of October, breast cancer awareness month. During this month Air Malta’s cabin crew will be distributing pink ribbons and collecting donations from passengers to help this Maltese charity in raising awareness and funds. €3,275 was [...]
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Chairman’s Panthers draw against the Captains’s Sharks

On Saturday the Chairman’s Panthers took on the Captain’s Sharks in a forty over game. The Panthers batted first with Nowell Khosla and Sarfraz Ali opening the batting. Both being dismissed by Andy Lenard for nine and eleven runs respectively. Malcolm Crabbe then took the wicket of Joy Ghoseroy who had made seventeen runs. The [...]
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17-year old Lauren Aquilina releases her debut EP – ‘Fools’

‘Fools’ is the debut EP from 17-year-old pop-folk tinged songstress Lauren Aquilina. Released independently on October 22nd exclusively on iTunes, ‘Fools’ is a frank and honest exploration of Lauren’s musical and personal journey to-date. This release marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the half-Maltese/ half-British Bristol born teenager, which features 4 self-penned [...]
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Increase in minimum wage, essential for social development

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said in a press conference held earlier today that an increase in the minimum wage is essential for social development and a healthy economy. AD said that it will not betray workers’ interests in the upcoming general election. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson and spokesperson for Economic Policy, said, “The [...]
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Clean-up at Xrobb l-Ghagin produces 4 large skips of rubbish

The equivalent of about four large skips of rubbish was collected during a clean-up around the Xrobb l-Ghagin Nature Park and Sustainability Development Centre in the Delimara area this morning, thanks to a coordinated effort between Nature Trust (Malta), HSBC, the Marsaxlokk Local Council, and the Resources and Rural Affairs Ministry. The event was organised [...]
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Illegal hunting worse than in previous years – Birdlife Malta

Illegal hunting and killing of protected birds in Malta has increased significantly during the autumn migration according to the initial analysis of data collected by BirdLife Malta’s international Raptor Camp observers, BLM said in a statement today. Since the hunting season opened on the 1st September BirdLife Malta said that it alone has received 23 [...]
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FAA launches video & petition aimed at safeguarding trees

The Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar Tree Group, with Ramblers’ Association, NatureTrust Malta, Friends of the Earth (Malta), Malta Organic Agriculture Movement, Greenhouse, Youth for the Environment and Gozo University Group, this morning a video and a petition during a press conference at Senglea, aimed at safeguarding Malta’s trees . FAA said it has produced this [...]
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