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30-year old Gozitan charged with assulting Police officers

Today, the police arraigned under arrest in the Gozo Court, Charles Paul Muscat, aged 30, who lives in both Sannat and Xlendi Muscat was charged among others for having between the 14th and 15th of April 2013 in Marsalforn, assaulted a Police Sergeant and two Constables, as well as resisting arrest. Muscat was also accused [...]
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Din l-Art Helwa voices its concerns over hotel heights policy

Din l-Art Helwa in a statement this evening refers to the ‘Height Limitation Adjustment Policy for Hotels in Tourism Areas,’ announced this week The NGO said that it is “disappointed that, following consultation meetings with MEPA in 2012, it appears that this policy has now been revised and approved without the government having carried out [...]
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Nadur Song Festival 2013 on Saturday at the MBC Theatre

The Nadur Song Festival 2013 is taking place tomorrow, Saturday, the 25th of May, at the MBC Theatre in Nadur. This very popular, annual competitive song festival with the participation of local singing talent, is being organised by Ghaqda Teatrali Mnarja in collaboration with the Mnarja Philharmonic Society and the Nadur Local Council. The Song [...]
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Minister for Gozo pays official vist to the Magro Food Village

The Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo recently paid an official visit to the Magro Food Village at Xewkija. Chairman, Mr John Magro together with Mr Michael Magro and Mr Christian Magro welcomed the Minister and his delegation. They were taken around various sections of the Magro Food Village including the Savina Creativity centre, the [...]
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Auditions for contemporary dancers and choreographers

The B.A. (Hons) Dance Studies programme (School of Performing Arts, University of Malta) is now in its third year. The course is fast becoming an important part of the exciting cultural developments occurring on the island. It has marked a step towards the formation of a community of Maltese contemporary dancers and choreographers who will [...]
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Most cases of discrimination go unreported – Minister Dalli

Speaking Speaking during the launching of Enhancing Equal Rights – an EU co-funded project on equal rights – Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli, said that it is of concern that most cases of discrimination go unreported. Minister Dalli was quoting local and European research on different forms of [...]
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Environmental Health warning ‘Wellness Mix’ seeds & beans

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has said that from information received through the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed the following product must not be consumed since it was found that it contains an ingredient (Datura seeds) which may pose a threat to health. Product Description: Wellness Mix – [...]
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Casino expression of interest launched for Gozo and Malta

Parliamentary Secretary Edward Zammit Lewis announced this morning that the Government has launched an international call for expression of interest in two casino concessions, one in Gozo and one in Malta. The Parliamentary Secretary said that there is room to enhance the casino sector in Malta, wth the aim also to build a concept of [...]
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Xaghra commemoration of the 1919 Sette Giugno Riots

The Regional Committee for National Celebrations, in collaboration with the Xaghra Local Council, is once again organising a ceremony to commemorate the Maltese victims during the 7th June 1919 riots. These riots were the result of various unpopular measures taken by the English who were ruling the nation. One of the victims was Guzeppi Bajada, [...]
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Banif Bank warns about scam emails sent on its behalf

Banif Bank (Malta) has said that the email titled ‘Dear Banif Bank Customer You Have A New Message,’ which has been received by a number of people in Malta and Gozo, is a scam. This electronic message is illegally portraying itself to be sent by Banif Bank (Malta) plc. Recipients are asked to click on [...]
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Accidents at work down 6.6% in the first quarter of 2013

Claims in respect of non-fatal accidents at work in the first quarter decreased by 45, or 6.6 per cent, compared to the corresponding period in 2012. No fatal accident at work was reported. Administrative records indicate that 632 persons had a non-fatal accident during the course of their work during the first quarter this year. [...]
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European Parliament eases rules on cross-border pet travel

New legislation on the “non-commercial transport” of pets, already informally agreed with EU ministers, was approved by Parliament on Thursday. Taking pets abroad will be easier, but pet health requirements will be stricter. Online information for pet owners will also be made clearer. Before taking their pets across borders, owners should check that their anti-rabies [...]
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23 children suffering from ‘slapped cheek syndrome’ in Malta

The Ministry for Health said today that it has been informed of 23 children suffering from slapped cheek syndrome since the beginning of this year from various localities in Malta. Slapped cheek syndrome is a viral infection that is most common in children mainly, although it can affect anyone of any age. This is caused [...]
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