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Chris Said elected this evening as PN General Secretary

The Nationalist Party’s Executive has this evening elected the former Justice Minister, Dr Chris Said as the PN General Secretary. He won 58 votes out of the 62 cast, with three votes against and one vote invalid. Dr Said, who was uncontested, will succeed Paul Borg Olivier. President of the Executive Council is Ann Fenech [...]
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T’Adoriam Ostia Divina – Gozo concert of Eucharistic Hymns

2013 marks the first centenary of the XXIVth International Eucharistic Congress that was held in Malta in 1913. To mark this centenary celebration, the Gozo Choir Chorus Urbanus will present a Concert of Eucharistic Hymns, two days after the national celebration by the Archdiocese of Malta. The concert, which is the fifth in the Urbanus [...]
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Courses available at University Gozo Campus this October

The University of Malta will be offering a number of courses at the University Gozo Campus at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level as from October 2013. The courses on offer by the University are the following: Diploma in Gozo Studies Diploma in Facilitating Inclusive Education Diploma in Commerce Bachelor of Commerce (for applicants in possession [...]
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Extra 5% seat capacity to be allocated in winter months

Between this November and March 2014 it is expected that there will be an registered increase of about five percent in seat capacity. This potential will mean more tourism to Malta during the winter months, which is considered a more difficult time for the sector, the Governmnet said in a statement this evening. This increase [...]
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Malta’s retail trade up 1.6% on March, down 4.3% on year

April 2013 compared with March 2013 Volume of retail trade down by 0.5% in euro area Down by 0.7% in EU27 In April 2013, compared with March 2013, the volume of retail trade fell by 0.5% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.7% in the EU27, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office [...]
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The Complete History of Malta (More or Less) at Villa Rundle

More or Less Theatre this morning presented two shows for local school students in the amphitheatre of the Villa Rundle Gardens, Victoria of their latest production, ‘The Complete History of Malta (More or Less),’ with Malcom Galea and Joseph Zammit. The Complete History of Malta (More or Less) is written by Malcolm Galea who is [...]
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Internet – The European Award for Best Content for Kids

The Insafe Network has launched the European Award for Best Content for Kids within the framework of the European Commission’s Safer Internet Programme. This award aims at encouraging children and adults to create new and highlight already existing child-friendly, quality online content. The internet is a great place for kids and with positive content, children [...]
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May sees a 9.8% increase in passenger movements at MIA

Malta International Airport said today that passenger movements grew by 9.8% during the month of May reaching 377,948 passengers – which is yet another record for the month under review. This increase is predominantly driven by the increase of 9.7% in seat capacity. Aircraft movements registered an increase of 8.3%. The average seat load factor [...]
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New ‘Directory of Maltese and Gozitan Professional Women’

A new ‘Directory of Maltese and Gozitan Professional Women’ will soon be developed with the aim of giving visibility to professional women and their competences in various sectors. The directory will include information about the qualifications, experience and skills of local professional women and will provide a pool of professional women in different sectors, who [...]
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First document published for Reform of the Justice System

The Parliamentary Secretary for Justice, Owen Bonnici was formally presented with the First Document for Public Consultation prepared by the Commission for the Holistic Reform of the Justice System. This document was prepared by the 31st of May, 2013 within the established deadlines as decreed in the terms of reference published with the appointment of [...]
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Fiori D’Argenta, a festival of culture & traditions in Xewkija

The 3rd edition of Fiori D’Argenta, a festival of culture, history, drama and traditions, is taking place over the weekend of, Friday the 14th, Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of June 2012, in Xewkija. The weekend event is organised by the Xewkija Local Council and the spectacular entertainment will be taking place in [...]
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Free entrance to the Inquisitor’s Palace this coming Friday

Heritage Malta will be opening yet another of its unique sites for free on the 7th of June, a public holiday. This time it is the turn of the majestic Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa (Birgu). In its ongoing mission to make the sites and museums entrusted to it more accessible to the general public, Heritage [...]
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April’s visible trade gap widened by €132.2 million on 2012

Preliminary figures show that the visible trade gap widened by €132.2 million in April when compared to the corresponding month last year, the National Statistics Office said today. Provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in April stood at €262.5 million, up by €132.2 million when compared to the corresponding month [...]
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