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IVF Bill clears the Committee stage of Parliamentary process

The IVF Bill today cleared the committee stage of the Parliamentary process. Labour MP Owen Bonnici withdrew the amendment which would have allowed surrogacy in exceptional cases The Opposition said that it did not want to risk a delay should Parliament be dissolved after the Budget was presented. The Bill was also given a third [...]
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Access Community Centre to be opened in Ghajnsielem

Chris Said, Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family, announced on Sunday, that in the coming weeks the Government will open a fifth Access Centre, which will be the first on Gozo, with a view to providing a platform of services of a social nature within the community and to provide a holistic approach to [...]
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Access Community Centre to be opened in Ghajnsielem

Chris Said, Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family, announced on Sunday, that in the coming weeks the Government will open a fifth Access Centre, which will be the first on Gozo, with a view to providing a platform of services of a social nature within the community and to provide a holistic approach to [...]
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UK Seminars on moving to Malta at the High Commission

Three seminars were recenly held at the Malta High Commission, Piccadilly titled ‘The Mediterranean’s Best Kept Secret…why you should move to Malta?’ These seminars provided key information to help those attending to make the best of their move or investment in Malta. In his introduction, High Commissioner Joseph Zammit Tabona welcomed the guests and explained [...]
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Air Malta launches 25% off seat sale to 23 destinations

Air Malta has announced the launch of its winter 2012/13 sale, which will give a 25% discount on its published fares for scheduled flights to 23 destinations. The Chief Commercial Officer Philip Saunders, said that “we are offering a 25% discount on all fares on over 726,000 seats across our European network from Malta.” The [...]
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Air Malta launches 25% off seat sale to 23 destinations

Air Malta has announced the launch of its winter 2012/13 sale, which will give a 25% discount on its published fares for scheduled flights to 23 destinations. The Chief Commercial Officer Philip Saunders, said that “we are offering a 25% discount on all fares on over 726,000 seats across our European network from Malta.” The [...]
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Y.E.U. Malta organises R.A.C.I.S.M – Training Course

The Mediterranean Sea has been known since the dawn of time as a place where cultures and continents meet. The island’s position in the middle of the Mediterranean means that it has been a passing port and new home for a lot of migrants. This clash of continents can be good, and can be bad. [...]
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Y.E.U. Malta organises R.A.C.I.S.M – Training Course

The Mediterranean Sea has been known since the dawn of time as a place where cultures and continents meet. The island’s position in the middle of the Mediterranean means that it has been a passing port and new home for a lot of migrants. This clash of continents can be good, and can be bad. [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Sannat and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Sannat and Zebbug, Gozo, on Wednesday the 28th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Sannat: TRIQ TA’ DURELL, TRIQ IT- TEMPJU TA’ L-IMRAMMA and TRIQ MARSILJA. Zebbug: MISRAH SIR [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Sannat and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Sannat and Zebbug, Gozo, on Wednesday the 28th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Sannat: TRIQ TA’ DURELL, TRIQ IT- TEMPJU TA’ L-IMRAMMA and TRIQ MARSILJA. Zebbug: MISRAH SIR [...]
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Malta, relative to its size, is largest Natura 2000 contributor

Nearly 25 000 km2 of invaluable natural expanse have been added to the Natura 2000 network. The European Commission said that this network of protected sites is the EU’s primary tool in the fight to conserve Europe’s rich biodiversity. Relative to its size, the country with the largest contribution was Malta, with 183 km2 of [...]
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15th edition of ‘Gieh in-Nadur Award’ takes place this Friday

The 15th edition of ‘Gieh in-Nadur Award,’ organised by the Nadur Local Council is taking place this coming Friday, the 30th of November, at the MBC theatre during a special programme by the Mnarja Band. The Mayor of Nadur, Charles Said will present the award to this year’s winner. Rev Dr Raymond Portelli was honoured [...]
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Unemployment increased by 7.3% in October over last year

Registered unemployed persons in October reached 7,013, up by 7.3 per cent over last year. As at the end of October, the number of registered unemployed increased by 475, or 7.3 per cent, over the corresponding month last year, the National Statistics Office said today. The figure rose from 6,185 in September which was an [...]
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Portraits at the Palace – FAA lecture by Bernadine Scicluna

Portraits are not just paintings; they speak volumes about the sitter, the culture and values of the time. For this reason, Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, has invited Bernadine Scicluna, Curator at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, to present a talk on the portraits at the Presidential Palace in Valletta. Ms. Scicluna will bring [...]
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