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‘The Water Element’ at Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività ma’ Amina Contin

Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività ma’ Amina Contin has recently moved from Gharb, just up the road to Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village in San Lawrenz. Amina Contin is presenting the first of four exhibitions, that will run during the year, all dedicated to the elements, with the first dedicated to ‘The Water Element.’ Different Artists and Artisans, both […]
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Gozo hotels report record increase in bookings for Valentine’s weekend

Several hotels in Gozo have reported a record increase in bookings compared to last year, with six hotels saying that by Thursday morning they were fully booked. This was stated this morning when the Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo, visited several Gozo hotel operators in connection with this weekend’s ‘Travel to Gozo Weekend-Valentine Special.’ […]
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Tourism expected to grow again in 2014 – Eurobarometer

Tourism has been one of the strongholds of European economy during the economic crisis, and the positive trend will continue in 2014, with only11% of Europeans expect not to go away. According to the new Eurobarometer survey published today, the sector has been an engine of domestic demand-driven economic growth in 2013, with more people […]
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Countdown to the European Parliament Elections; 100 days to go

The countdown has started: there are 100 days to go until our polling stations open for the 2014 European elections. In the second biggest democratic exercise in the world, 400 million people can cast their vote for a new European Parliament. The 751 MEPs taking up their seats in July will not only set the […]
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Heart of Gozo – Scenes of an Island: 1st anniversary celebrations

The first anniversary since its inauguration is being celebrated by Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo Museum, in St George’s Square Victoria, with a series of events on Saturday, the 22nd and Sunday, the 23rd of February (the anniversary day). To mark the occasion the museum will be open free of charge to visitors on Saturday, […]
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Foreign Direct Investment in Malta down €552.1 m 2013- NSO

The stock position of Foreign Direct Investment in Malta as at the end of June 2013 stood at €11.4 billion, while Direct Investment abroad amounted to €1.1 billion, the National Statistics Office said today. As at June 2013, foreign direct investment in Malta was estimated at €11.4 billion, with 79.1 per cent originating from financial […]
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HMS Daring to begin a 3-day visit to Malta on Monday

HMS Daring is visiting Malta from 17 to 20 February 2014. She is the first of the Royal Navy’s six £1bn Type 45 destroyers and is currently on her way home following a nine month global deployment, which by its end will have taken in 21 different ports along the way in countries including the […]
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MEPA formulating a policy and design guidance for shooting ranges

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) said that it has been requested by the Government to formulate a policy and design guidance for Shooting Ranges. Prior to the formulation of this policy, in terms of the Environment and Development Planning Act (2010), MEPA is hereby publishing the proposed objective which will serve to guide […]
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