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Gozo Tourism Association to attend two UK travel shows

The Gozo Tourism Association is attending ‘Destinations – The Holiday & Travel Show’ in Manchester from the 19th of the 22nd of January 2013 on stand E36 and at London Earls Court from the 2nd to the 5th of February 2013 on stand E66. GTA representatives will be on the Malta/Gozo stand. ‘Destinations: The Holiday [...]
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Hunters accuse BLM of “attempting to hijack the elections”

BirdLife Malta Electoral Campaign The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) and its associate St. Hubert’s Hunters (KSU) in a joint statement issued this afternoon said that they “have not yet uttered a single word with regards the current general elections of the 9th March, and yet according to BLM we are hijacking [...]
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Organic food and drink – Consultation open on new EU rules

Strict EU-wide rules for organic food and drink aim to bolster consumer trust and promote Europe’s organic farmers, the care they take of the land, biodiversity and high standards of animal protection. Currently some 2% of the foods bought by EU consumers are certified organic, with 200,000 farms (2% of the total) counting as organic. [...]
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Early voting for persons who willl be abroad on polling day

The Electoral Commission notifies those persons who shall be abroad on polling day, Saturday, the 9th of March, 2013, that they may make a declaration on oath before the Electoral Commissioners so that they may cast their vote on Saturday, the 2nd of March, 2013. This declaration on oath will be made at the Office [...]
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Vodafone teams up with Tenishia to “Raise their Game”

Vodafone is offering a unique chance for all singers to literally Raise their Game by teaming up with world-renowned duo Tenishia in a bid to attract the best talent around and search for a local voice to join them in their continued success. All singers, particularly budding ones, are being given this opportunity of a [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Victoria, Gozo, on Saturday, the 19th of January, The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghasri 8.00am-4.00pm: TRIQ L- GHARB, TRIQ DUN KARM CARUANA, TRIQ TAL-HAMIMIET, TRIQ IL-PAPA GWANNI PAWLU 2, WIED TAL-ORT, TRIQ IL- GONNA, TRIQ IL- [...]
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Floriana power station project to link to cruise liner terminal

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board earlier today approved planning permission for the restoration of the old power station which is located beneath Crucifix Hill in Floriana and today forms part of the Valletta Waterfront site. The restored building which is adjacent to the cruise liner passenger terminal facility will accommodate a baggage [...]
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Floriana power station project to link to cruise liner terminal

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board earlier today approved planning permission for the restoration of the old power station which is located beneath Crucifix Hill in Floriana and today forms part of the Valletta Waterfront site. The restored building which is adjacent to the cruise liner passenger terminal facility will accommodate a baggage [...]
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Gozo University Group organises ‘Gozo Week’ on campus

Following on from the success of the Gozo University Group’s first ‘Gozo Week’ held last year, GUG will once again be repeating the venture between the 18th and 21st of February. The University of Malta Campus will be filled with tents promoting Gozitan traditional culture; the arts, gastronomy and society all aimed at strengthening the [...]
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November’s outbound tourist trips up by 12.4% on 2011

Outbound trips during November totalled 23,108, an increase of 12.4 per cent over the comparative month in 2011. The National Statistics figures released today show that the number of outbound tourist trips towards EU destinations was estimated at 19,789, while a further 3,319 trips headed towards destinations outside the EU. These markets advanced by 7 [...]
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GO’s employee sponsorship scheme celebrates anniversary

In line with GO’s ongoing drive to support its employees in various ways, the scheme was launched to support employees with a passion that goes beyond their work focussing on a range of experiences that highlight initiatives concentrating on charity, arts, sports and the environment. Almost 12 months down the line, there is no doubt [...]
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AD is “the only party for full equality on LGBT rights”

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said today that it is the only party for full equality on LGBT rights. AD said its manifesto will include proposals such as same-sex marriage, non-discrimination for IVF treatment and equal adoption rights for same-sex couples. Angele Deguara, AD spokesperson for social policy and civil rights said, “Social justice, [...]
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1,664 counterfeit euro banknotes in 2012, up by 7.8%

In the second half of 2012, the number of counterfeit euro banknotes reported to the Central Bank of Malta amounted to 713, or 25% lower than the 951 counterfeits found in the first half of the same year. This brought the total of counterfeits withdrawn from circulation for the whole of 2012 to 1,664, a [...]
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