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European Destinations of Excellence – ‘Accessible Tourism’

The Malta Tourism Authority would like to announce the launch of the call for the 6th European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) Award. This project is an initiative of the European Commission and aims at promoting sustainable ‘off the beaten track’ destinations across Europe. EDEN destinations represent some of the most stunning and pristine environments on [...]
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Malta Chamber Of Pharmacists has meetings with PL & PN

The Kamra Ta’ l-Ispizjara Ta’ Malta (Malta Chamber Of Pharmacists) has had two cordial and informative meetings with representatives of the PL and PN on their proposals in their respective manifestoes on Health, in particular as they impact on Pharmacists in general, Pharmacies and Medicines. The Kamra, recently met the leading speakers on health of [...]
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Pauline Bartolo wins President’s Award for Voluntary Work

In 2012, volunteers from the Emergency Fire & Rescue Unit (EFRU) nominated two of their fellow members for the ‘President’s Award for Voluntary Work’ – Ivan Barbara, EFRU Director and Sandro Camilleri, Snr. Manager i/c of Operations. Along with another ten nominees from a variety of backgrounds, both Ivan and Sandro were shortlisted by the [...]
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FKNK representatives walk out of Ornis meeting in protest

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) has said in a statement that it hopes that a new Ornis administration “puts right this discrimination against hunters and trappers and ends Birdlife Malta’s reign of favouritism.” “Through their influence in the Environment Protection Directorate (EPD), Schools and other related government agencies, BLM have been [...]
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Hal Ferh complex to be redeveloped into a tourist resort

The MEPA Board earlier today approved the planning permission for the derelict Hal Ferh Complex, located in the vicinity of the popular sandy beach of Golden Bay, to be redeveloped into an upmarket, low-lying tourist resort. MEPA said that sensitive to the surrounding landscape, the project, which will comprise of 228 one storey units, 12 [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Sannat on Saturday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Sannat, Gozo, on Saturday, the 23rd of February between the hours of 8.30am and 11.30am. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ TA’ CENC, TRIQ IL- KALATI, TRIQ TA’ DUN LUQA, TRIQ IL- PALAZZ PALINA and TRIQ TA’ [...]
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‘Affari Taghna’ at the Dome in St Agustine’s Square, Victoria

‘Affari Taghna’ at the Dome, aired on ‘One’ television, will be taking place this Friday evening at St Agustine’s Square, Victoria, Gozo. John Bundy will be hosting the programme and as usual the Labour Party Leader Joseph Muscat will be present for the evening, joining in the discussions on current affairs through this current election [...]
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27th edition of the Gozo Observer, a Gozo Campus journal

The 2tth edition of the Gozo Observer has just been published, this is a journal of the University of Malta – Gozo Campus and once again, it contains a number of interesting articles relating to Gozo. The Gozo Observer is published twice a year and contains articles relating to all aspects of life in Gozo, [...]
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Electoral Commission advice on collecting voting documents

The Electoral Commission has said that those persons whose name appears in the General Election Register and/or in the Local Councils’ Register published on 12th January, 2013, subject to additions, deletions and corrections ordered by the revising officer, may call personally at their Local Police Station to collect their voting document/s by showing their identity [...]
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HICP down 1.4% & annual rate of inflation down to 2.4%

In January the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down to 115.89 from 117.57 in December, the National Statistics Office said today. The twelve-month moving average rate of inflation in January stood at 3.3 per cent and the annual rate at 2.4 per cent, which was down from 2.8% in December. In January, the Harmonised [...]
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Top public posts require Parliamentary scrutiny – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson Michael Briguglio said today that, “in Parliament, AD will ensure that meritocracy is mainstreamed in the public sector. Top public posts such as judges and authority boards require parliamentary public scrutiny to ensure that those that are selected are so selected on the basis of merit. “Those selected [...]
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Ramblers’ Assoc calls for greater empowerment of ENGOs

The Ramblers’ Association of Malta is announcing a series of policy recommendations for a future Government to implement in order to guarantee a greater stewardship of Malta’s natural heritage for all its citizens and its future generations. The NGO said that these concrete suggestions arise from the association’s experiences during the past legislatures and from [...]
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