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Two concerts by the BrassTubes Ensemble in Marsalforn

Two concerts by the BrassTubes Ensemble are taking place this weekend at il-Menqa in Marsalforn during which a large selection of popular and traditional tunes from different styles including Jazz, Swing, Latin, Pop, Rock and more will be performed. BrassTubes Ensemble is a group composed of musicians who are specialists in brass instruments. This newly-formed […]
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Courses offered at Institute of Tourism, Travel & Culture

The University of Malta’s Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture has launched the Higher Diploma in Food Culture, a 6-semester part-time evening course, starting in October 2013 and ending in May 2016. Lecture sessions will be held mostly between 1730hrs – 2030hrs, three days a week. The Higher Diploma emphasises the study of food at […]
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Gozo Ministry congratulates the Bishop on his appointment

The Ministry for Gozo said that it congratulates Mons. Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo for his appointment as President of the Maltese Episcopal Conference for the next three years. The Ministry said that it would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate all the members for their good work within the Maltese Episcopal Conference, […]
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The BlackBerry® Q5 smartphone is now available at GO

The BlackBerry® Q5 is now available at GO, it retails at €499 or, the company said, is offered free of charge when they sign up to GO’s Limitless99 on a 2-year agreement. Speaking about the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, Luan Vella, GO’s Manager for Indirect Sales & Devices said, “Every feature, every part of the BlackBerry […]
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Lidl Gozo to hold an ‘Open Recruitment Day’ next Monday

Lidl has announced that it is now recruiting for the new store opening soon in Gozo and are holding an open recruitment day on the island. The company said that they are looking for “dynamic people who are team players, with strong customer focus, enjoy a challenge and want to learn and succeed.” The Lidl […]
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The Retail Price Index went down slightly in July – NSO

In July, the Retail Price Index went down to 108.34 from 108.51 in June, or 0.16 per cent. The National Statistics Office reported that this primarily reflected a decrease of 5.63 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index resulting from seasonally lower prices of garments. The Food Index declined by 0.38 per cent due […]
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Labour Party approves its first candidates for EP elections

The Labour Party has approved its first group of candidates for next May’s European Parliament elections. The former Prime Minister Alfred Sant, as well as the former head of the Civil Protection Department Peter Cordina are among the candidates. The other candidates are university lecturers Lino Bianco and Ivan Grixti, architect and Mayor of Qala […]
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Arriva denies UHM allegations of hindering employees

Arriva Malta in a statement today has denied allegations that it is hindering employees from joining Union Haddiema Maqghudin (UHM) and said that it “gives employees full freedom to become members of unions of their choice.” Arriva said that the General Workers’ Union (GWU) represents the majority of employees at Arriva and is the recognised […]
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