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MEPA approves development of Valletta Waterfront Marina

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board have approved a planning application for the development of a small marina within the lagoon area of the Valletta Waterfront. The project consists of the adaptation of the lagoon for the berthing of 37 vessels varying in length from 8 to 15 metres. The berths which will [...]
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Scheduled power suspension at San Lawrenz and Gharb

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in the villages of San Lawrenz and Gharb, on Friday, the 12th of April, 2013, between 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: In San Lawrenz Village: TRIQ FRANGISK PORTELLI In Gharb Village: SQAQ IL- FGURA TRIQ [...]
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Official opening of Europe Direct Information Centre in Gozo

A Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) has been officially opened in Gozo by Mr. Martin Bugelli, Head of the EU Commission Representation in Malta. This centre is one of three centres to be found in Malta and Gozo and is situated within the Gozo Business Chamber’s premises at 27 Republic Street, Victoria, for the period [...]
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Outbound tourism up 9% to EU & 12% to non-EU countries

Outbound tourist trips by residents of Malta towards EU destinations in February stood at 18,238, while a further 2,990 trips headed towards non-EU destinations. These markets advanced by 9 and 12 per cent respectively. Italy and the UK continued to be the most popular destinations among Maltese tourists, with market shares of 30 and 26 [...]
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AD strongly condemns the re-opening of spring hunting

Simon Galea, Spokesperson of AD for Animal Welfare and Agriculture said: “AD welcomes the European Commission’s monitoring of the government’s politically motivated decision to re-open spring hunting which runs counter to the requirements of the Birds’ Directive. Whilst hunting for any species is unacceptable during this period since birds are on their way to their [...]
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ADZ calls for drug law reform and a pardon for Daniel Holmes

In response to Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia’s statement yesterday, ADZ – Malta Green Youth has urged the government to issue an immediate pardon for Daniel Holmes from Ghajnsielem, and to express its view on the required overhaul of drug law legislation. Reuben Zammit, ADZ chairperson, said, “Daniel Holmes was sentenced to over 10 years [...]
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Domestic fire-fighting: Out-of-school health & safety activity

Sir M.A. Refalo Centre for Further Studies, a post-secondary in the heart of Victoria, Gozo, organises a variety of complementary-curricular activities as part of its holistic learning programme. Recently, the Health and Safety Department organised an out-of-school health and safety activity. It was held at the Civil Protection Department centre in Xewkija, Gozo, where students [...]
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A scheduled power suspension in Xewkija on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Xewkija, Gozo, on Friday the 12th of April, between the hours of 8.30am and 1.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ TAL- BAQQARI TRIQ TAL- GRUWA TRIQ TAL- LEWZ TRIQ L- GHARUS TRIQ SAN GWANN BATTISTA TRIQ [...]
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