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Cardinal Levada vists the Sacred Heart Seminary in Gozo

His Eminence Cardinal William Joseph Levada an American Cardinal of the Catholic Church, last week visited the Sacred Heart Major Seminary of Gozo. He was accompanied by Mgr Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Guzeppi Mercieca, Archbishop Emeritus of Malta and Mgr Charles J. Scicluna, Auxiliary Bishop of Malta. They joined the community at dinner. [...]
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EU launches clean fuel strategy for alternative fuel stations

The European Commission today announced an ambitious package of measures to ensure the build-up of alternative fuel stations across Europe with common standards for their design and use. Policy initiatives so far have mostly addressed the actual fuels and vehicles, without considering fuels distribution. Efforts to provide incentives have been un-co-ordinated and insufficient. The EC [...]
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MP fined for possession of protected birds – Birdlife Malta

Birdlife Malta in a statement today said that “Member of Parliament Dr Adrian Vassallo was yesterday found guilty by a Magistrate’s Court on two charges relating to the illegal possession of protected birds in an aviary on the roof-top of his Ta’ Xbiex residence, but in an astonishing decision the court ruled that Dr Vassallo [...]
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General & Councils’ Elections Nominations of candidates

The Electoral Commissioners notify that they will be in attendance at their office in Evans Building, St. Elmo Square, Valletta, and at the Identity Cards Office, 28A St. Francis Square, Rabat, Gozo, from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. and from 3.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. on Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th January, 2013, [...]
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Nationalist Party to publish Electoral Programme this Friday

The Nationalist Party said that having published its electoral manifesto on the 8th January, 2013, it is now set to approve and publish its electoral programme. Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi this morning gave a preview of the electoral programme which is expected to be approved later on tomorrow during a meeting of the PN General [...]
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23rd St. Theresa College charity fun run netted €11,520

For the twenty third consecutive year, the students of St. Theresa College Girls’ Secondary in conjunction with GestFest collected donations for voluntary groups. The students put in a lot effort to encourage people to donate monetary contributions in aid of Malta Community Chest Fund, Caritas (Malta), Cystic Fibrosis Trust, The Ladybird Foundation and the School [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Fontana, Kercem & Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Fontana, Kercem and Victoria, Gozo, on Saturday, the 26th of January. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Fontana 8.00am-4.00pm: TRIQ GHAJN TUTA, TRIQ TA’ MULEJJA and TRIQ IX- XLENDI. Kercem 8.00am-4.00pm: TRIQ WIED IL-LUNZJATA. Victoria 2.30pm-4.30pm: TRIQ IL- PALMA, [...]
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Wizz Air launches new twice weekly Malta-Budapest route

Wizz Air, today announced its new Budapest-Malta route which will initially operate twice weekly from 17th May 2013. In its announcement, Wizz Air said that Malta flights to and from Hungary’s capital city are now available for booking on www.wizzair.com. NEW ROUTE MALTA-BUDAPEST: Starts: 17th May 2013 Days: Mondays & Fridays Schedule: 0930hrs Fares from: [...]
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AD reiterates that “culture is a priority in its manifesto”

In a press conference near the La Valette monument in Valletta, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said today “that culture is a priority in its manifesto.” AD’s manifesto speaks about “the democratization of culture, the importance of the Maltese language and the enhancing of cultural activities in various spheres.” AD also expressed its satisfaction [...]
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Minister for Gozo presents funds for educational projects

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono said that “around 2900 Gozitan students attending 14 schools in Gozo, as well as more than 1,100 who attended the Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts in Ghajnsielen Gozo Centre for Art and the School of Music are benefiting from new facilities and better environments in their [...]
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Free tablet computer to all primary school children – PL

The Labour Party Leader Dr Joseph Muscat announced at a press conference this morning that a PL Government would work to improve literacy and IT-literacy skills, also saying that education would continue to be free of charge. “School children in primary education would be given a free tablet computer with the aim of improving IT [...]
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FAA addresses the various environment manifestos

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) in a statement today said that it “campaigns for the need for resident-friendly environmental policies and practices aimed at improving quality of life, achievable through balanced management of our environment and heritage assets. “With this in mind, FAA has followed the various policy statements made by the political parties in [...]
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Overall increase in IIP of €1.01 billion to June 2012 – NSO

As at the end of June 2012, the Maltese economy registered a net international investment position of €1.56 billion, the National Statistics Office said today. The International Investment Position (IIP) statement is a summary balance sheet showing the stock of external assets and liabilities of Malta vis-à-vis the rest of the world as at the [...]
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JP2 Foundation invite artists for Sacred Art Biennale 2013

The JP2 Foundation of Gozo would like to invite artists to participate in the second edition of the Sacred Art Biennale 2013, which will be held during May. Those interested are to submit their application form by Friday the 31st of January 2013. The organising committee may be contacted for more information on jp2gozosab@gmail.com or [...]
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