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Government, FKK & BLM discuss effective law enforcement

This afternoon the Minister for sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change, Leo Brincat and Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights, Roderick Galdes held a meeting with officials from the Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) and Bird Life Malta. The Government said that during the “cordial meeting” which was held at the Ministry [...]
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Banif supports Circolo Gozitano with a sponsorship for 2013

Circolo Gozitano is being supported with a sponsorship from Banif Bank (Malta) that will help the Association organise its events for 2013. Every year the Circolo organises a numbe of important events in Gozo’s calendar, including the Gieh Ghawdex Awards and Gozo Day. Gozo Day marks the anniversary of the capitulation of the French after [...]
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Health Directorate warning on plum cake & chocco muffins

Following information received via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has said that as a precautionary measure the following products are not to be consumed by people sensitive to milk, since this ingredient was not declared on the label Product Description: Plum Cake [...]
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Puttinu Cares Figolla Sale at Arkadia Gozo this Saturday

A Figolla Sale in aid of Puttinu Cares Gozo is to be held on Easter Saturday, the 30th of March from 10am onwards at Arkadia Commercial Centre in Victoria. David’s Bakery will be preparing the figolla, which will be in the shape of a lamb, 2.2m x 1m in size. The Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee [...]
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easyJet launches its new winter schedule from Malta Airport

easyJet has announced that its winter 2013 schedule of flights are now on sale, with flights between the 27th of October 2013 – 2 March 2014 now available to book online at easyJet.com. More than 98,000 seats on four routes are now available from Malta Airport for customers to choose from. Leisure and business travellers [...]
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Temple and Tomb: Maltese prehistoric wonders in New York

Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Archaeology will be participating in an exhibition ‘Temple and Tomb: Prehistoric Malta 3600-2500 BC,’ at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World of New York University. This is the first time ever that an exhibition on Malta’s unique Neolithic culture is being held in the United States. The [...]
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‘It-Tniebri’ – Gozo’s past Eastertide traditions remembered

Derived from the Italian word tenebre meaning darkness, ‘It-Tniebri’ is a traditional liturgical function that was carried out during Wednesday of the Holy Week which represented the darkness the whole world entered into following the Death of Jesus Christ. This function was removed from the Church’s liturgy after Vatican Council II. ‘It-Tniebri’ for Holy Week [...]
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Central Government debt up by €82.8 million on last year

The National Statistics Office reported today that during the first two months this year, Central Government recorded a deficit of €104.0 million, down from €150.7 million in the corresponding period last year. An increase of €74.4 million in recurrent revenue outweighed the added expenditure of €27.6 million, resulting in a reduction of €46.7 million in [...]
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Abigail Grech Cassar from Gozo wins Vodafone competition

Vodafone Malta togther with the Vodafone Foundation embarked on an initiative to support a local voluntary organisation, Recycle Malta in its first Crafts and DIY competition to promote creative recycling. The first prize was won by Abigail Grech Cassar from Gozo, in an online Facebook competition with Recycle Malta, where people were asked to submit [...]
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Banks closed for business on Monday for the Bank Holiday

The Malta Bankers’ Association has said that as Monday, the 1st of April has been declared a Bank Holiday, the banks will be closed for business on that day.
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