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Gozo University Group meets MEP candidate Cyrus Engerer

The Gozo University Group Executive recently met with MEP candidate Cyrus Engerer, which started with an introduction of the Executive and a brief overview of the objectives of and activities organised by GUG. In particular, GUG said it discussed the Youth in Action project and the need for more equal opportunities to be given to […]
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Science competition launched for secondary school students

Are plants aware when they are touched? How do cabbages keep warm in winter? How does a virus mutate? These and similar unusual yet pertinent questions covering the most fascinating scientific facts to the downright weird ones, can serve as topics for the FameLab Malta and School Lab competitions. The British Council, the National Student […]
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Air Malta starts summer early with flights to UK regional airports

Air Malta will start summer early this year by serving an array of UK regional airports from April in time for the spring and Easter period. Flights to and from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Exeter and Norwich will be begin on April 8th until October 28th. Air Malta Chief Commercial Officer Philip Saunders said this […]
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AFM’S March for Puttinu raises €21,967.62 for Puttinu Cares

The Armed Forces of Malta C Special Duties Company (1 Regiment) is proud to announce that €21,967.62 were collected during the 4 week ‘March for Puttinu’ Campaign. The idea march was born and developed by C’ Special Duties Company and the Public Information Cell of the AFM with support from the business community as well […]
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JEF Malta launches its event for “This Year, Your Europe”

JEF Malta organised a launch event for its European Parliament Elections Campaign titled “This Year, Your Europe.” It was attended by MEP Roberta Metsola, MEP Marlene Mizzi and candidates Arnold Cassola, Kevin Plumpton, Cyrus Engerer, Stefano Mallia, Kevin Cutajar, Clint Camilleri, Jonathan Shaw, Lino Bianco, Miriam Dalli, Ivan Grixti and Helga Ellul. JEF Malta President […]
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1717 – New easy to remember telephone number for animal welfare

The Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights Roderick Galdes, has announced a new phone number, 1717 for direct contact with the Animal Welfare, Promotion and Services Directorate. The easy to remember number will ensure that the public will be able to make direct contact at all times with the Directorate for Animal Welfare, […]
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Gozo ferry trips, vehicles & commuters all increased in Q4 of 2013

In the fourth quarter of 2013, sea transport between Malta and Gozo registered increases in the number of vehicles, commuters and trips compared to the corresponding period of 2012. The figures released by the National Statistics Office today show that a total of 1,021,615 commuters travelled between Malta and Gozo during the fourth quarter last […]
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Air Malta collects €4,250 for Breast Care Support Group

Air Malta raised €4,250 for the Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta throughout the month of October, breast cancer awareness month. These funds were raised through a joint initiative with Sky Gourmet, when Air Malta’s cabin crew distributed pink ribbons in return for donations on selected flights. These donations added up to €3,800 and […]
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A proposal that institutionalises an injustice against employers – Chamber

The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry said that it “strongly opposes the proposed concession for parents to take their sick leave to attend to their children when they are unwell.” Adding that “in the Chamber’s view, this proposal serves to institutionalise an injustice against employers. The introduction of such work practices will serve […]
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