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‘Festum Olivarum’ – Under the patronage of Joseph Calleja

The new band premises of the Santa Marija Philharmonic Society of Zebbug, are being officially inaugurated on Sunday, the 18th of August. As part of the celebrations for the occasion the Santa Marija Philharmonic Band, in collaboration with the Zebbug Local Council, will be presenting ‘Festum Olivarum,’ a Musical Concert, under the musical direction of […]
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Cooking time for children at Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz

The Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz’ has announced the introduction of weekly cooking classses for children, to be held on Wednesdays for children, beginning this week at 11am These courses are created to be instructive and fun, encouraging each child to participate by measuring, mixing and peeling ingredients and preparing recipes under the supervision of the […]
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Vodafone’s latest mobile Wi-Fi free with new Liberty Plans

Vodafone has just launched new plans for the Mobile Wi-Fi. The company said that customers can now get the new Mobile WIFI R206 or the Mobile WIFI R208 for free with one of Vodafone’s Liberty plans. The R206 and the R208 are portable home internet devices that allow up to 5 and 10 devices respectively […]
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Parents encouraged to take a role in their child’s education

Minister for Education and Employment Evarist Bartolo, has emphasised the importance of parent empowerment during a press conference this afternoon. He said that he believes the role of parents in education is essential and wants to see them involved in important strategies such as the National Literacy Strategy, which was launched recently. “International studies show […]
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Air Malta launches ‘Manage my Booking,’ new online feature

Air Malta has launched ‘Manage My Booking,’ a new online feature on the airline’s internet booking engine that will assist customers to make changes to their online bookings. Through this feature customers who book through the airline’s new portal are now able to change the flight travel dates and time, select seats onboard, change […]
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HSBC Malta announces resilient half-yearly results for 2013

HSBC Bank Malta said that it has delivered a resilient performance in the six months ended 30 June 2013 reporting a profit before tax of €53m in line with the comparable period in 2012. This was principally the result of strong balance sheet management, effective cost control and a good performance from the Life business […]
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Emirates invites candidates to join the Cabin Crew team

Emirates Airline, is holding its third Cabin Crew Open Day in Malta this year on Saturday, the 31st of August at the Corinthia Hotel, St George’s Bay, St Julians. Emirates said that “the Cabin Crew Recruitment Open Day offers interested applicants the opportunity to explore their dream job and learn about living in cosmopolitan Dubai. […]
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MIA reports a monthly record in passenger traffic for July

Following the 9.2% growth reported for the first half of 2013, passenger movements at Malta International Airport in July increased by 5.8% reaching a record number of 471,210 passengers, the airport said. MIA said that in July, aircraft movements and seat capacity increased by 7.7% and 9.0% respectively over the corresponding period last year, whilst […]
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Cultural outing for Xaghra elderly to Saint Anne’s Chapel

The Xaghra Local Council recently organised a cultural outing for the Xaghra elderly that regularly attend activities organised by the Day Care Centre. This outing took place on the occasion of the liturgical feast of Saint Anne and Saint Joachim, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The day started at 9am with the celebration of […]
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Fish landings in Gozo down 74.3% in 2nd quarter of 2013

During the second quarter this year, the volume and wholesale value of fish landings in Malta and Gozo dropped by 39.5 and 30.4 per cent respectively. Figures released by the National Statistics Office show that fresh fish landings by Gozitan fishermen continue to decline, with a steep fall of 74.3 per cent in the second […]
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Malta had highest increase in retail trade in the EU at 1.8%

June 2013 compared with May 2013 Volume of retail trade down by 0.5% in euro area Down by 0.3% in EU27. Total retail trade rose in Malta by 1.8%, making it the highest increase in the EU. In June 2013 compared with May 2013, the volume of retail trade fell by 0.5% in the euro […]
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Health warning given as temperatures continue to rise

Malta is currently experiencing high temperatures and the Ministry for Health would like to again remind everybody on the importance of keeping well hydrated during the hot summer months. High temperatures causes water to be lost from the body at a fast rate, resulting in dehydration. It can also lead to heat exhaustion or heatstroke. […]
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