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“FKNK defense of poachers is indefensible” – BirdLife Malta

BirdLife Malta has this evening published satellite images taken from Google Earth showing the outline of the Ghadira Nature Reserve protected zone and the location within this of the two hunters photographed by BirdLife Malta wardens on 25th April,. This follows the FKNK claims yesterday that the two men were not inside the protected area.Commenting [...]
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Lawrence Camilleri awarded the honour of ‘Gieh ix-Xaghra’

Xaghra Day 2013 events were celebrated on Saturday, organised by the Local Council, they included football tournaments and festive band marches by the Victory Band of Xaghra from Victory Square to the Victory Band Club. Loraine Borg, an active member of the Xaghra Scouts Group presented a family event at the Band Club, starting with [...]
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MEPA and others who are against the Hondoq Development

Readers Letter - “Further to recent reports concerning Hondoq, here are some quotes from various concerned bodies. Let’s hope that MEPA takes heed of their own opinions and those of so many others and confirm their opposition to the Hondoq project in the 2nd of May appeal. Directorate of Environment Protection (MEPA) “having reviewed and [...]
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Zminijietna joins the call for MEPA to reject Hondoq Project

Zminijietna, the ‘Voice of the Left,’ said in a statement today that it has joined in the call for the MEPA Environment and Planning Tribunal to reject Thursday’s appeal for the Hondoq ir-Rummien Project. “The proposed project is outside the development zone, mostly frequented by the public both for swimming, hiking and rambling purposes. People [...]
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Android phone now in Vodafone stores

The new Samsung Galaxy S4, is now available at all Vodafone stores across Malta and Gozo with exclusive discounts on the new Vodafone RED Plans, Vodafone Malta said today. “The Samsung Galaxy S4 is truly a phone that makes our lives richer, simpler and more fun,” said Karl Galea, Senior Executive from Vodafone Malta. “As [...]
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‘Il-Klassi II Z’ by G.C.T.C as part of Notte Gozitana 2013

‘Il-Klassi II Z’ (The Class II Z) will be performed by the Gozo Creative Theatre Club as part of this years Notte Gozitana (Lejliet Lapsi) activities. The production is taking place in collaboration with the Gozo Culture and Information Office, Ministry for Gozo, the Gozo ‘Il-Klassi II Z’ is a traditional Gozitan comedy by Peter [...]
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The Gaulitana: A Festival of Music final concert with buffet

Gaulitana: A Festival of Music will conclude on Friday, the 3rd of May at the Kempski Hotel San Lawrenz, featuring scores from the musical theatre. Semi-staged adaptations of the musicals Annie, Annie Get Your Gun and Carousel will be performed by the Gaulitanus Choir, some of its soloists and British guest soloist Emma Darling. British [...]
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Kalypso Ensemble concert at Our Lady of Victory Church

Lunchtime concerts performed by Kalypso Ensemble and organised by Din l-Art Helwa, are gaining popularity at Our Lady of Victory Church, Valletta’s oldest church. They provide a welcome break from the hussle and bussle of the City. With the collaboration of Istituto italiano di Cultura, the next concert will be held this coming Friday, May [...]
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The producer price index increased by 2.0% in March – NSO

Provisional data indicate that the industrial producer price index in March increased by 2.0 per cent when compared to the previous month, the National Statistics office said today. In March, the producer price index for total industry went up by 2.0 per cent over the previous month. This was due to a rise in intermediate [...]
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Pretenders CC back in Malta on their 5th tour to the island

Over the weekend the Marsa C.C took on the Pretenders C.C who were on their fifth tour to the island. Their first visit was in 2006. On Saturday the Pretenders batted first in the forty over encounter. A. Brooksbank was dominant early and top scored with fifty seven runs which included six fours and a [...]
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FKNK refutes BLM claims of hunters inside nature reserve

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) this evening said that it denied the statement made by BirdLife Malta earlier this week that it had photographed two men, that FKNK said were “allegedly” hunting inside the Ghadira Nature Reserve protected buffer zone. FKNK pointed out that at the top left of the photo, [...]
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Daniel Sultana is now candidate for Ordination as Deacon

Last Sunday the Catholic Church celebrated the fiftieth World Day of Prayer for Vocations. On this occasion, the parochial church of Zebbug hosted Bishop Mario Grech, the community of the Seminary and the parochial community of Zebbug for the celebration of the Word of God and for the Rite of Admission of Daniel Sultana. There [...]
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Gozo seminar on breast cancer with Europa Donna Malta

Europa Donna Malta (Breast Care Support Group) said that it strives to have optimum breast health professionals and to this end the Group is organising a one-day seminar for health professionals at Hotel Ta’ Cenc in Gozo on Saturday, the 11th of May, entitled ‘Updates on Breast Cancer.’ Experts in the field will be presenting [...]
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A challenge for all athletes at the 38th Gozo Half Marathon

The 38th Edition of the Gozo Half Marathon got underway this morning with over 200 competitors from 16 countries taking part, including previous title holders Drew Lang and Cecilia Fenech. Apart from the half marathon (13.1mi), participants could also enter the 8mi, 4km, 2km or the 2km fun run. There was also the 13.1mi MTB [...]
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