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Twinning agreement to be signed between Victoria and Goro

This Friday evening, a twinning agreement will take place between the two cities of Victoria, Gozo and Goro (Ferrara – Emilia Romagna – Italy). The Mayor of Victoria, Dr Samuel Azzopardi, on behalf of the citizens of Victoria will be signing the twinning agreement with Mayor Diego Viviani on behalf of the citizens of Goro [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija over this weekend

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 6th and 7th of October. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Saturday 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ SAN PAWL, TRIQ SANTA TEODORA, TRIQ SANT’ ELIJA, TRIQ IT- TORRI TINGI, TRIQ SAN ZAKKARIJA and TRIQ L- [...]
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Pay the bills and reverse growth and jobs cuts too – MEPs

To enable the EU to pay incoming bills, the European Commission’s budget proposal for payments must be reinstated, to restore funds cut by the Council, said Parliament’s Budgets Committee in its position, voted Thursday, on the EU’s 2013 budget. MEPs also reversed other cuts proposed by the Council in investments to stimulate growth and jobs. [...]
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MEPA approves National Interactive Science Centre in Bighi

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board, this morning, granted a full development permit for the development of a National Interactive Science Centre. The development consists in the restoration and adaptation of the southern quarters of the Bighi complex (ex-Naval Hospital) into an interactive science and technology centre. This project aims to offer a [...]
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AFM rescues injured Greater Flamingo seen afloat in the sea

The AFM rescued an injured Greater Flamingo afloat at sea limits of Torri ta l-Ghallis, Bahar ic-Caghaq. The AFM said that at 5.12pm yesterday afternoon the operations centre of the Armed Forces of Malta received a call reporting an injured flamingo afloat at sea limits of Torri ta l-Ghallis. Inshore Patrol Vessel P32 which was [...]
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‘The Death of Snow White’ this December in Gozo and Malta

Naupaca Dance Factory is to present ‘The Death of Snow White; A Tragedy in 7 Days.’ The performance is a contemporary dance interpretation based on the story of ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ as told by the Brothers Grimm. The first performance is set to take place on Saturday the 1st of December 2012 [...]
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Inbound tourists up 4.4% on 2011 with UK the main market

Tourstat data for August estimates inbound tourists at 199,430, an increase of 4.4 per cent over last year. This figure was down on July’s which showed an increase of 7.2% on last year. Total nights spent during the corresponding period rose by 9.8 per cent, while the average length of stay reached 10.5 nights. During [...]
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Flock of Greater Flamingos shot at over Salina Bay in Malta

Birdlife Malta said in a statement that “a flock of Greater Flamingos were shot by at least one illegal hunter standing on the shoreline at Qawra in full view of people passing, as the flock flew overhead across Salina Bay on Wednesday morning. Three are thought to have been killed, falling into the sea, while [...]
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