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GPS personalised stamps series of Malta’s Prime Ministers

The Gozo Philatelic Society has said that due to various technical problems, the previously announced series of personalised stamps showing all Malta’s Prime Ministers (since 1921 Self-Government) actually only began appearing on the 5th of August. Subscriptions for the specially designed (Anthony Grech) stamped covers or mint stamps have therefore been kept open for a […]
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“BLM should realise it cannot lead Government by the nose”

The Hunters’ and Trappers’ federation (FKNK) said today that “BirdLife Malta (BLM)’s childish actions, this week, especially their unethical and discriminate targeting of Government employees, are unacceptable in a democratic and civilised world.” FKNK stated that, ” BLM should come to realise that they cannot lead Government by the nose, nor continue to deceive the […]
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Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival over next weekend

The Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival has now become a successful annual event. It is now in its eighth year and will be held on Thursday, 29th, Friday 30th and Saturday the 31st August, at the Msida Bastion Historic Garden, in Floriana, opposite the Central Public Library, at 8 pm This year’s participating writers are Angela […]
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GTA welcomes cleaning carried out at Xlendi and San Blas

The Gozo Tourism Association notes with satisfaction, that immediately after the storm of last Wednesday, workers from the Public Cleansing Department within the Ministry for Gozo, were deployed to clean areas in the resort of Xlendi. This prompt action ensured that one of the most frequented beaches on Gozo, was kept clean and ready to […]
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Qala Local Council “objects to the unfounded accusations”

The Qala Local Council in a statement today said that it “objects to the unfounded accusations made by Marine Biologist and Researcher Alan Deidun, as reported on the maltarightnow.com website. The statement from Qala Council, did not detail what the accusations were, however, it said that it had been involved in discussions with MEPA for […]
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Ghajnsielem Fest ’13 – An evening of family entertainment

The external celebrations for the Feast of Our Lady of Loreto in Ghajnsielem got underway on Thursday evening with the Ghajnsielem Fest ’13. Large crowds attended the very popular festival, which provides a platform for local talent and once again included dances and songs performed by a mixed lineup. Special guests for the show were […]
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Wholesale value of Gozitan fruit & veg up by 12.3% in Q2

The volume and wholesale value of fresh fruit and vegetables in Malta and Gozo increased by 5.1 and 14.0 per cent respectively in the second quarter this year, compared to the corresponding period in 2012. Gozitan farmers supplied 8.0 per cent, or 1.0 million kilograms of fresh fruit and vegetables. The wholesale value rose by […]
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24 local NGOs share €446,000 through Government grants

The Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli, distributed €446,000 in grants to 24 local non-governmental organisations. These funds were made available through the Government’s NGO Fund, which is intended to assist these organisations in the execution of their services, as well as to improve their services. Dr Dalli said […]
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24 local NGOs share €446,000 through Government grants

The Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli, distributed €446,000 in grants to 24 local non-governmental organisations. These funds were made available through the Government’s NGO Fund, which is intended to assist these organisations in the execution of their services, as well as to improve their services. Dr Dalli said […]
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