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Exhibition on Giovanni Pietro Francesco Agius De Soldanis

The Ministry of Gozo, the National Library of Malta, Heritage Malta and the University of Malta are to present an exhibition of works of the 18th century Gozitan scholar Giovanni Pietro Francesco Agius De Soldanis, including his pioneering work on the Maltese language, history, archaeology and religious subjects. The exhibition includes original manuscripts and published [...]
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Cast announced for Turandot at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora

The Teatru tal-Opra Aurora has announced the main cast for the opera Turandot which is to be performed on Saturday October the 13th. The theatre said that the “star appearance of world-renowned soprano Maria Guleghina in the title role, announced some weeks ago was a major boost for ticket sales.” Maria Guleghina will be flying [...]
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Hospice Malta’s Children’s Summer Club supported by HSBC

The Hospice Malta’s Children’s Summer Club is in full swing this summer with new activities, such as muffin baking and novel handicrafts. The Club, organised annually with ongoing support from the HSBC Malta Foundation, meets twice a week to keep the children of Hospice Malta’s patients engaged and entertained throughout summer. The children aged between [...]
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Science in the City – Festival of science, research and art

Science is fun, exciting and increasingly relevant in our daily lives. This is the message that will be conveyed during the first edition of “Science in the City,” on the evening of Friday 28th September, from 6.00pm onwards. Science in the City forms part of the pan-European event called Researchers’ Night. The public is invited [...]
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MIA passenger movements reach all-time monthly record

Passenger movements at Malta Airport in August reached an all-time record of 461,153, breaking the record just achieved the previous month (445,232). The increase in passenger movements is equivalent to 7.9% or 33,578 movements when compared to the same month last year. In August, seat capacity has also hit an all-time record of 536,632, i.e. [...]
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Power suspensions in Sannat, Victoria, Xaghra and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat, Victoria, Xaghra and Zebbug, Gozo, on Friday the 7th of September. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Sannat 8.30am-12.00pm: TRIQ BARDAN TRIQ IL- KBIRA TRIQ TA’ GERXIJA Victoria 2.30pm-4.30pm: TRIQ MARSALFORN. Xaghra 2.30pm-4.30pm: TRIQ MARSALFORN and TRIQ TA’MANNU [...]
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GUG launches information pack for new Gozitan students

The Gozo University Group (GUG) said that it has for the first time launched a comprehensive information pack for new Gozitan Students that have decided to continue their studies in Malta. This pack contains information about transport links to Msida and its neighbouring areas, a map of Msida with relevant shops marked, opening hours for [...]
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Latest revision of the General Election Register in October

The Chief Electoral Commissioner has said that the closing date for the publication of the forthcoming revision of the General Election Electoral Register due in October, is the 30th of September 2012. All Maltese nationals aged 18 or over whose name does not appear in the Electoral Register published in April, 2012 and who have [...]
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Malta’s fall in retail trade is one of the highest in the EU

In July 2012 compared with June 2012, the volume of retail trade fell by 0.2% in the euro area (EA17) and remained stable in the EU27. In June retail trade rose by 0.1% and 0.2% respectively. In July 2012, compared with July 2011, the retail sales index fell by 1.7% in the euro area and [...]
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Q2 meat production & producer value falls 20.1% & 15.9%

According to data issued by the National Statistics Office, in the second quarter this year, meat production and the producer value declined by 20.1 and 15.9 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2011. Meat production in the second quarter amounted to 2,640 tonnes, a drop of 20.1 per cent over the [...]
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Government welcomes Moody’s report on Malta’s stragegy

The Government has said in a statement that “Moody’s report on Malta, in which it confirmed Malta’s rating and outlook – issued on the same day the outlook for the whole European Union was changed to negative – welcomed Government’s efforts at improving the country’s financial situation.” “In its report, Moody’s welcomes what it terms [...]
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Ali delivers knockout blows as Spain maintain 100% record

Hosts Hellas suffered a surprise defeat at the hands of Sweden on the tournament’s second morning in a thrilling encounter which went all the way to the final, but the morning’s other events were overshadowed by a sensational innings from Spanish opener Tariq Ali, who smashed an unbeaten 150 against Estonia. A see-sawing game at [...]
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AFM rescues Irish female diver from rough seas at Qbajjar

A 44 year old Irish female diver was rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta yesterday evening after finding herself in difficulties in rough seas at Qbajjar. At 6pm yesterday evening the Operations Centre of Armed Forces of Malta in Luqa was informed by the Victoria, Gozo Police Station that a swimmer was in difficulty [...]
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