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Louis Apap appointed as new Mayor for Gharb Local Council

During the Gharb Local Council meeting held on Monday, Mr. Louis Apap was appointed Mayor of locality following the resignation of Mr. David Apap Agius. Louis Apap had held the role of Deputy Mayor since the Council’s election last March. This is the second time that Mr. Louis Apap has been in the post of […]
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Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca announced as Malta’s ninth President

Prime Minister, Dr Joseph Muscat announced this evening that the Minister for Social Solidarity, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, is to be Malta’s ninth President. The Prime Minister gave details of her appoinment at a press conference held at the Castille. Dr Muscat said that the President will be responsible for the amendments to the Constitution and […]
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Gaulitana: A Festival of Music launched with Tosca as the highlight

Gozo’s Gaulitanus Choir launched the 8th edition of Gaulitana: A Festival of Music including Puccini’s Tosca – this year’s highlight event during a press conference held at Vini e Capricci. The festival will be on from the 21st of March to the 10th of May. Mro Colin Attard, the festival’s artistic director, opened the event […]
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Gozo & Comino households had lowest share of internet access in 2013

During 2013, 78.8 per cent of households in Malta and Gozo had access to the Internet. The proportion of Internet users accessing the Internet on a daily basis stood at 85.5 per cent, the National Statistics Office said today. An estimated 80.3 per cent of households had computer access last year, while 78.8 per cent […]
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Scheduled power suspension in the village of Nadur on Wednesday

Enemalta has advised that due to scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid in Gozo, there will be power cuts in (or in parts of) the following areas on Wednesday, the 6th of March. Nadur 8.30am-3.00pm: TRIQ IL- KNISJA, TRIQ FRANGISK SAVER SCIORTINO, TRIQ IT- TRAMUNTANA and TRIQ TA’ SAID.
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Malta’s first sculputure garden inaugurated at the Verdela Palace

Malta’s first permanent Sculpture Garden was officially inaugurated by President George Abela at Verdala Palace with the works of art of 11 contemporary artists. The Sculpture Garden also features four temporary installations by up and coming Mcast students and two international artists. The first phase of the garden has installations submitted by two Gozitan artists, […]
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New ‘People Experience Team’ at HSBC Contact Centre Malta

HSBC Contact Centre Malta has announced the launch of an enhanced People Experience Team with renewed vision to provide the very best in holistic employee support. The People Experience Team comprises four experienced staff dedicated to ensuring that employees have all they require to focus and achieve their potential with a sense of satisfaction, team-work […]
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Bishop’s Pastoral Visit to Fontana to open with a special Mass on Sunday

Chorus Urbanus will be animating the 11.00 am Mass that will be celebrated by Bishop Mario Grech on Sunday to mark the opening of the Pastoral Visit to the Parish Church of Fontana, where the choir has been resident since Christmas Eve 1999. Following the Mass, Bishop Mario Grech and Fontana Parish Priest Can John […]
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Scrappage scheme taken up completely, says Transport Malta

Transport Malta has advised today that the scrappage scheme announced in the 2014 budget has been taken up completely. A total of 395 vehicles benefitted from the €300,000 grant the Government. Vehicle owners who applied for the scheme were entitled to a payment of between €500 and €900 upon the purchase of a new motor […]
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Bad weather does not put off the crowds for Carnival Monday in Victoria

The fourth day of carnival in Victoria continued with a minor show because of the inclement weather that kept hindering most dancing groups from adding to the usual enthusiasm and revelry that so far has dominated the other events in the past few days days. However, last minute decisions saw the entrance of a set […]
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Malta to face Greece & Czech Republic in 2014′s European Championship C

Malta will open 2014 European Championship C against Greece in June before travelling to Havlichkuv Brod to tackle the Czech Republic, the Rugby League European Federation (RLEF) has announced. The announcement was made as the RLEF introduced European Championship branding to its three-tiers of official competition, aligning the organisation with the majority of European sports. […]
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