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Updated information on e-Residence card applications

The Department for Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs has said that, following the announcements that appeared in the local press in December 2012, it has started receiving applications from non-Maltese nationals for the new e-residence document which can also be used as an ID card. The Department has clarified that: “In the case of EU nationals [...]
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Further help will be given to those in need – Lawrence Gonzi

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi met people in Qormi on Saturday evening less than 24 hours after the launch of the Electoral Programme: He was there to take part in another session of the ‘Interview with the Prime Minister.’ During this session, Lawrence Gonzi explained how further help will be given to those in need. He [...]
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PL would adopt open Government concept – Joseph Muscat

PL Leader Dr Joseph Muscat ended his visit to Gozo today at a political activity held in Sannat. Speaking to the crowds that filled the village square, he stated that “decisions taken, must be of the people, for the people.” He said that a new Labour Government will be adopting the open Government concept, a [...]
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St Paul – Scripture, Folklore and Archaeology Heritage Trail

Heritage Malta will be organising a heritage trail including visits to St Paul’s Catacombs and San Pawl Milqi on Sunday, the 10th of February, the feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck. This heritage trail links writings in the Gospels, folklore and archaeological evidence regarding St Paul, who considerably influenced Malta’s culture and heritage. The tour will [...]
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The agro-tourism industry has huge potential in Gozo – PL

On a visit to the Gozitano Centre, a Gozitan agriculture co-operative, at Xewkija, Gozo this afternoon, Dr Joseph Muscat, leader of the Partit Laburista (PL), stated that “a new Labour Government will support the sector of the agro-industry and agro-tourism in Gozo through a clear policy. “This policy will incentivise and address these sectors in [...]
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Over 8000 elderly people used Commcare services in 2012

Parliamentary Secretary for the Elderly and Community Care, Mario Galea today visited the Commcare services. During the visit he said that in 2012, the CommCare Unit received 8446 requests for domiciliary nursing care, of which 3173 were new referrals and 5273 were follow ups. CommCare Unit consisits of a multidisciplinary team whose aim is to [...]
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Birdlife Malta calls for hunting ban in nature protection areas

BirdLife Malta today published a map that the NGO said illustrates the huge increase in the area of countryside that would be safely accessible to the public if Malta’s nature protection areas were designated as “no-hunting zones.” The release of the map coincides with the launch of the second banner in BirdLife’s “Your Voice Counts” [...]
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Public to vote for some Government board members – PL

Labour Leader, Joseph Muscat held a press conference today in Mgarr, Gozo, in which he put forward a proposal for a pilot project that would see the public able to nominate and vote online for some members on Government boards or other Government entity. A Labour Government will be “working to make Government more open [...]
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Gozo Tourism Association at Holiday World Dublin 2013

The Gozo Tourism Association along with the Malta Tourism Authority are currently at a travel show in Dublin – Holiday World Dublin 2013. The annual Holiday World Show started on Friday and finishes tomorrow, Sunday, the 27th of January. There are over 50 countries represented, with almost 1,000 travel and tourism professionals on site. The [...]
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European Charlemagne Youth Prize 2013 – Apply Now!

The deadline for the submission of applications for this year European Charlemagne Youth Prize 2013 has been prolonged until 18 February 2013. The prize is awarded to young people who have been involved in projects to promote understanding between people from different European countries. The Charlemagne Youth Prize, which is jointly organised by the European [...]
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AD calls for social justice and sustainability in fiscal policy

In a press conference in Valletta, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party called for social justice and sustainability in Malta’s fiscal policy. AD said this will help finance public expenditure, generate employment and reduce inequalities. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “In parliament, AD will act as the voice of socially just and sustainable fiscal policy. [...]
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