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Xewkija Primary students visit the Calypso Project in Gozo

Thirty five students from Xewkija Primary School, years 3 up to year 6 recently visited the Calypso Project Radar site near Ta’ Sopu Tower situated at the Armed Forces of Malta G – Command Barracks in Nadur, Gozo. The visit was organised by Capt Marvin Mangion from the Armed Forces of Malta together with Dr [...]
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Maltese delicacies to be served in Vienna restaurants

The Nasch Restaurant at the Hilton Vienna Plaza will be serving a selection of Maltese delicacies during the coming week. This is the result of an initiative conceived by the Embassy of Malta in Vienna. The event was launched at a dinner on Thursday hosted by the Ambassador of Malta to Austria, Dr. Colin Scicluna, [...]
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Maltese delicacies to be served in Vienna restaurants

The Nasch Restaurant at the Hilton Vienna Plaza will be serving a selection of Maltese delicacies during the coming week. This is the result of an initiative conceived by the Embassy of Malta in Vienna. The event was launched at a dinner on Thursday hosted by the Ambassador of Malta to Austria, Dr. Colin Scicluna, [...]
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16 boats entered for Saturday’s ‘BOV Round the Islands’

A fleet of 16 yachts will be competing in the BOV Round the Islands race this Saturday. Organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club, the race – with an estimated course length of 100 nautical miles – is one of the longest coastal races in Malta. Depending on wind conditions and strength, the race is [...]
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16 boats entered for Saturday’s ‘BOV Round the Islands’

A fleet of 16 yachts will be competing in the BOV Round the Islands race this Saturday. Organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club, the race – with an estimated course length of 100 nautical miles – is one of the longest coastal races in Malta. Depending on wind conditions and strength, the race is [...]
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‘Breaking the Silence’ LGBT debate held on Malta campus

The European Parliament Information Office in Malta said today that bullying can have a significant negative impact on the educational development of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and those who participated in a debate on campus on Thursday afternoon stressed that the necessary measures need to be taken to ensure that LGBT people [...]
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‘Breaking the Silence’ LGBT debate held on Malta campus

The European Parliament Information Office in Malta said today that bullying can have a significant negative impact on the educational development of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and those who participated in a debate on campus on Thursday afternoon stressed that the necessary measures need to be taken to ensure that LGBT people [...]
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International theologian to lead Marian Symposium in Gozo

A Marian Symposium is to be held in Gozo between Friday, the 3rd and Saturday, the 4th of May 2013. Details of the Symposium, entitled La Fede Professata dalla Pietra (Faith Professed in Stone), have been announced by the Ta’ Pinu National Sanctuary. Talks will be given by Jesuit Fr Marko Ivan Rupnik, a theologian [...]
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Commission proposals for CAP transition rules in 2014

The European Commission has published proposals to provide transitional arrangements in 2014 for certain Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) rules, notably the system of Direct Payments. Although the Commission is working intensively with the European Parliament and the Council to reach a political agreement on CAP reform – and remains optimistic that this can be concluded [...]
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Home Affairs Minister meets Minister of Interior of Turkey

The Minister for Home Affairs and National Security of Malta, Dr. Manuel Mallia yesterday met the Minister of Interior of Turkey H.E. Muammer Güler. This courtesy meeting took place in the city of Istanbul where Minister Mallia is currently attending the 5th Ministerial Conference of the Budapest Process, which conference has the title of “A [...]
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March’s Retail Price Index up by 0.53% on previous month

In March, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.53 per cent, the National Statistics Office said today. This primarily reflected an increase of 3.10 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonally higher prices of garments. An increase of 2.02 per cent was registered in the Transport and Communication Index, [...]
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Civil society is being ignored over land reclamation – AD

In a statement this morning Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, said that it is worried that the Government’s attitude towards land reclamation may lead to considerable negative ecological impacts. Carmel Cacopardo, AD Acting Chairman, said that Government’s proposal as announced in the budget presentation in Parliament, the publication of a call for expressions of [...]
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