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A “special effort” is needed on the eve of the election – PM

With just four days to go until election day, the penultimate mass meeting was this evening held in Victoria. The windy weather failed to keep the people away and many supporters travelled over from Malta for the meeting, swelling the numbers in the crowd which thronged Victoria’s main street The meeting was addressed by the [...]
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A “special effort” is needed on the eve of the election – PM

With just four days to go until election day, the penultimate mass meeting was this evening held in Victoria. The windy weather failed to keep the people away and many supporters travelled over from Malta for the meeting, swelling the numbers in the crowd which thronged Victoria’s main street The meeting was addressed by the [...]
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Prime Minister inaugurates the Dwejra interpretation centre

The new Interpretation Centre at Dwejra, which will hold a permanent interactive display on marine protected areas, was inaugurated by the Prime Minister late this afternoon. The Prime Minister gave his thanks to everyone who was involved in the setting up of this Centre which is part of PANACEA (Promotion of Marine Protected Areas through [...]
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Prime Minister inaugurates the Dwejra interpretation centre

The new Interpretation Centre at Dwejra, which will hold a permanent interactive display on marine protected areas, was inaugurated by the Prime Minister late this afternoon. The Prime Minister gave his thanks to everyone who was involved in the setting up of this Centre which is part of PANACEA (Promotion of Marine Protected Areas through [...]
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AFM calls off the search for a missing diver at Dwejra

The Armed Forces of Malta have suspended the search for a missing diver at Dwejra Gozo due to deteriorating weather conditions in the area. The AFM Rescue Coordination Centre has been coordinating the search effort since being alerted about the case on Sunday at 12.43pm by the Victoria Police Station. It is understood that the [...]
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BirdLife “appalled’” at agreement between PL and FKNK

BirdLife Malta today issued a point-by-point analysis of the agreement between PL and FKNK on hunting and trapping after being sent the full text of the agreement. Steve Micklewright, BirdLife Executive Director said, “While we are grateful to Joseph Muscat for ensuring we received a full copy of the text of the agreement he has [...]
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Pilgrim’s Monument erected on the road to Ta’ Pinu Shrine

The Pilgrim’s Monument has just been erected on the road leading to Ta’ Pinu. This monument, located about a kilometre away from Ta’ Pinu National Shrine, symbolises the way of the pilgrim. It consists of the symbol of the cross and the figure of Our Blessed Virgin Mary at the lower part of the structure. [...]
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German TV Production looking for a family to interview

The Malta Film Commission is assisting a German television production that will be in Malta between the 14th- 16th of March. They are looking for a family to interview about the use of water in their home. Along with the interview, the production company will need access to the roof and/or any courtyard/garden in order [...]
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H.E. George Abela hosts Din l-Art Helwa Council Members

H.E. Dr. George Abela, President of the Republic, recently invited Ms. Simone Mizzi, Executive President of Din l-Art Helwa together with members of DLH Council, to express his appreciation for the work being done by these dedicated volunteers for the benefit of Malta’s heritage and environment. It was the President’s express wish that the group [...]
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Malta’s retail trade had 2nd largest decrease in EU at -1.6%

In January 2013 compared with December 2012, the volume of retail trade rose by 1.2% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.9% in the EU27, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2012 retail trade fell by 0.8% and 0.7% respectively. Malta had the second largest decrease [...]
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Power suspensions in Fontana, Kercem and Xewkiaja

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Fontana, Kercem and Xewkiaj, Gozo, on Thursday, the 7th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Fontana: TRIQ GHAJN TUTA, TRIQ TAL- GHAJN, TRIQ TA’ MULEJJA and TRIQ IX- XLENDI. Kercem: [...]
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HSBC Europe CEO appointed to the HSBC Malta Board

Mr Brian Robertson, Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank, a Group Managing Director of HSBC Holdings and a member of the Group Management Board, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of HSBC Bank Malta (‘HSBC Malta’) as an Executive Director, subject to regulatory approval. As CEO of HSBC Bank, Mr. Robertson is responsible [...]
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Educational talks given on the dangers of substance abuse

Recently, the Health and Safety Department at the Sir M. A. Refalo Centre for Further Studies in Victoria, Gozo, organised two educational talks as part of its holistic learning programme. In the first talk, health and safety teachers Mr Andrew Dimech and Mr Charles Daniel Saliba introduced Police Drug Squad Sergeant Jason Caruana, who spoke [...]
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Maltese men & women could live to over 70 in good health

In the EU27, both women and men could expect at birth to live 62 years in a healthy condition … …and 9 additional years at the age of 65. Both men and women in Malta and Sweden could expect to live more than 70 years in good health Healthy life years measure the number of [...]
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