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Requiem by Duruflé with the MPO and Schola Cantorum Jubilate

Aptly scheduled during the Lenten period, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra is joining forces with the Gozitan choir Schola Cantorum Jubilate, to present one of the most subtle and fluid compositions based on the Gregorian chant, but personalised by the colours, harmonies, and rhythms of this deeply religious 20th-century musician. The Requiem, op. 9, by Maurice […]
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New electronic ID cards will start to be issued from Wednesday

New electronic ID cards will start to be issued from tomorrow, Wednesday, the 12th of February. Godwin Grima, the man appointed by The Prime Minister to take charge of the project, explained that initially the new ID card will be issued only to applicants who have lost or had their card stolen, because they got […]
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22 MaltaPost staff in Malta & Gozo recognised for their hard work

A total of 22 awards were presented to MaltaPost staff members from Malta and Gozo, recognising them for their continuous commitment in achieving the highest quality and best results during the last financial year which ended in September 2013. The awards were handed to the winners during the Company’s Annual Staff Meeting which welcomed all […]
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Air Malta books second Love Plane due to overwhelming demand

Tickets for Air Malta’s Love Plane were snapped up in days so a second flight has been added to make sure nobody is left disappointed, the airline said. Following last year’s success, Air Malta is offering couples a round trip over the Sicilian coastline and Mount Etna by night. The flight includes a romantic dinner […]
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What newly-elected MEPs need to watch for in financial services sector

Tax policy provides small jurisdictions like Malta with the only possibility of gaining competitive leverage. This is why it should remain an area of national competence. Is the protection of a successful sector reason enough for MEPs to go to the extent of defying their peers within their political grouping in the European Parliament? How […]
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The Assocjazzjoni Suldati Pensjonanti to hold its AGM for 2014

The Assocjazzjoni Suldati Pensjonanti is holding its Annual General Meeting for the year 2014, on Friday, the 21st of February, starting at 6.00pm. The meeting is all for members as well as those eligible to join, and this notice serves as an invitation to those not in receipt of an official invitation. The AGM will […]
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Volume & wholesale value of Gozitan fruit & veg down in Q4 of 2013

Gozitan farmers supplied 0.7 million kilograms of fresh fruit and vegetables or 8.3 per cent of the total supply in the fourth quarter of 2013. However, data from the National Statistics Office today show that the volume of fresh fruit and vegetables declined by 5.6 per cent. Likewise, the wholesale value dropped by 11.0 per […]
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Delimara Power Station: Determination regarding choice of fuel – MEPA

The IPPC permit approved by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board in December 2011 as varied in July 2012 and September 2013, authorised the operation of the Delimara Power Station Extension (DPSE). MEPA said that the decision regarding the final choice of fuel for the diesel engines was kept as a reserved matter […]
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Breaking Bad television series to premiere on ‘GO Stars’

Breaking Bad, winner of Best Television Series – Drama at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards premieres on GO Stars this month, with back-to back episodes being broadcast every Monday evening. The compnay said that this “multi-award winning series follows the story of an unremarkable chemistry teacher who turns to an exciting life of crime to […]
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Minister urges EU to show support to the Libyan people

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. George W. Vella, joined his EU counterparts at a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, in which Member States reflected on the situation in the EU’s southern neighbourhood. Addressing the precarious political and security situation in Libya, Minister Vella expressed Malta’s unwavering commitment to a peaceful democratic […]
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Zminijietna calls for state funding on Party financing

Zminijietna – Voice of the Left has said that whilst the proposals on party financing which are being proposed by the Government are a step forward from the current situation, state funding for political parties and groups can help increase transparency, democracy and accountability. “State funding for political parties and other political organisations can help […]
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