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Local students special fees at OTIE Gozo summer school

The Summer School in Tourism Management, which is being held in Gozo from the 30th of July to the 6th of August, has announced that it is reserving some seats for students who live in Gozo and Malta, at a special registration fee of €150.00 (without accommodation). The Summer School is an initiative of Observatory [...]
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MIA to waive winter landing fees for the 3rd year running

For the third consecutive year, Malta Airport will once again be giving a 100% refund to all scheduled airlines on all their landing fees for the coming winter season (Nov 2013 – Mar 2014) with the aim to further stimulate traffic during the shoulder/winter months. Commenting about this decision, CEO Markus Klaushofer said that “the [...]
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GTA working on 4th Gozo Tourism Directory of Services

The Gozo Tourism Association is presently working on the publication of the 4th edition of the Gozo Tourism Directory of Services. The GTA said that past experience has shown that this directory, serves as the main promotional and information medium for the holiday maker on a visit to Gozo. As in the previous three publications, [...]
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“Government is undervaluing Malta’s true characteristics”

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) has said in a statement this afternoon that yesterday’s call for private reclamation projects made no attempt to distinguish between land fill reclamation (as has been used in the past to extend promenades and docks) and the creation of artificial islands. FAA said. “Government is undervaluing Malta’s true characteristics; instead [...]
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AFM assists in rescue of 212 migrants to Malta

Update: The AFM’s Inshore Patrol Vessel P24 transferred 84 third country nationals onboard the AFM vessel and are currently making way to Malta. The migrant vessel was 38 nautical miles from Malta and originally the total number of migrants that were on this boat was 89 with 5 females being previously airlifted by helicopter, the remaining [...]
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Marsalforn has huge potential for yacht marina – Minister

The Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo announced today that the Government has issued an international call for expressions of interest for the building and operation of a cruise liner terminal, as well as a yacht marina in Gozo. The Minister pointed out that althouth there is no preferred site for the project, proposals for [...]
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Marsalforn has huge potential for yacht marina – Minister

The Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo announced today that the Government has issued an international call for expressions of interest for the building and operation of a cruise liner terminal, as well as a yacht marina in Gozo. The Minister pointed out that althouth there is no preferred site for the project, proposals for [...]
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HSBC Malta Foundation supports English-Speaking Union

The HSBC Malta Foundation has renewed its support for the English-Speaking Union of Malta’s (ESU) Arm of Support programme, an English language programme for kindergarten and Year 1 children that promotes a ‘language through play’ method of teaching. “ESU Malta is making a tangible difference by offering children the learning opportunities, resources and guidance to [...]
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Full-time employment up 2.2% in first 2 months of 2013

The average full-time employment during the first two months of 2013 increased by 2.2 per cent when compared to the corresponding period in 2012. Data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that over a one- year period, full-time jobs in January and February amounted to 153,988 and 154,269 respectively. On the other hand, [...]
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AFM rescues 68 irregular migrants including 13 females

An Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Inshore Patrol Vessel rescued a group of 68 persons from a rubber dinghy, from a position some 70 nautical miles south of Malta. The AFM’s Rescue and Coordination Centre (RCC-Malta) at Luqa Barracks, was on Tuesday afternoon alerted about the dinghy adrift which position was confirmed by an AFM [...]
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Gozo cultural weekend commemorates tragic 1551 siege

To commemorate the anniversary of the tragic Siege of Gozo that occurred 462 years ago, in July 1551, the Culture Office within the Ministry for Gozo is busy preparing two big events which will take place this coming weekend. On Friday, the 12th of July, in the suggestive environs of the Gozo Citadel, Victoria, the [...]
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Gozo cultural weekend commemorates tragic 1551 siege

To commemorate the anniversary of the tragic Siege of Gozo that occurred 462 years ago, in July 1551, the Culture Office within the Ministry for Gozo is busy preparing two big events which will take place this coming weekend. On Friday, the 12th of July, in the suggestive environs of the Gozo Citadel, Victoria, the [...]
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DLH voices its concern over land reclamation projects

Din l-Art Hewla has this morning issued a statement in reaction to news that the Government has formally announced its intention to accept expressions of interest from the private sector for land reclamation projects, in order to boost the economy and will entertain innovative ideas for the extension and use for any areas of the [...]
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DLH voices its concern over land reclamation projects

Din l-Art Hewla has this morning issued a statement in reaction to news that the Government has formally announced its intention to accept expressions of interest from the private sector for land reclamation projects, in order to boost the economy and will entertain innovative ideas for the extension and use for any areas of the [...]
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