Archive for » March 17th, 2014«

Special price student tickets for Gaulitana’s Tosca

A student scheme has been announced for the opera Tosca, being performed at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora on the 12th of April, 2014, as part of the Gaulitana: A Festival of Music 2014. Students at any educational institution will be offered a limited number of opera tickets at a reduced fee of €10. This scheme […]
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The Floyd Campaign helps local cats and dogs in need

The Floyd Campaign is a philanthropic initiative supported by Royal Canin, Borg Cardona and Pink Panther, with Borg Cardona donating 5 cents every kilo of Royal Canin pet food sold. Borg Cardona said that €1140.75 has already been raised in aid of local animal sanctuaries and local feeders. This campaign was launched in March 2014 […]
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Gozitan woman hit in accident involving Finance Minister’s car

A youn Gozitan woman was injured in an accident earlier this afternoon during an incident that involved the Minister for Finance’s official vehicle. The Ministry for Finance said in a statement that the car had been involved in a traffic accident in National Road, Blata l-Bajda. The Minister was in the vehicle at the time. […]
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Malta and Finland record highest annual inflation rates

Euro area annual inflation was 0.7% in February 2014 , down from 0.8% in January. A year earlier the rate was 1.8%. Monthly inflation was 0.3% in February 2014. The highest annual rates were recorded in Malta and Finland (both 1.6%) and Austria (1.5%). Compared with January 2014, annual inflation fell in seventeen Member States, […]
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BOV employees conclude Graduate Management Course

The Chairman of the Bank of Valletta, John Cassar White, met the first group of employees who have just finished an intensive six month graduate management course organised by the Bank’s Training Academy. The aim of the course was to give the participants an opportunity to discuss issues that are most relevant to the management […]
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‘Science Days in Gozo’ – First Science Festival in Gozo

NSTF (National Student Travel Foundation – Malta) has teamed up with the Ministry for Gozo to organise the first science festival ‘Science Days in Gozo’ between the 26th and 28th of March, at the Ministry for Gozo in St Francis Square, Victoria. Over 700 students have already registered to visit this event, with 400 students […]
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Buffet evening in aid of the children’s ward at Gozo Hospital

The Dorthese Ellis Foundation is hosting a buffet evening in aid of the newly resited and updated children’s ward at the Gozo General Hospital. The buffet is taking place this coming Saturday, the 22nd of March, at the Sea Shells Bar and Restaurant, Xlendi, starting at 7.00pm. There will be music, spot prizes and tombala. […]
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Annual rate of inflation increases to 1.6% in February – NSO

In February, the annual rate of inflation as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices stood at 1.6 per cent, the National Statistcs Office said today, this figure is up from the 0.65% reported for January In the month under review, the annual rate of inflation stood at 1.6 per cent, down from a […]
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CABS reports illegal finch trapping inside NATURA 2000 site

Yesterday afternoon volunteers of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) said that they informed the Police about illegal bird trapping inside the Il-Majjistral Nature and History Park, near Manikata. CABS said that as a result two 15-meter long clap nets and three live Linnets – a protected bird species – were confiscated. The trapper managed […]
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New City CC of the UK take on Marsa CC in 3 game series

On a sunny Sunday the third and deciding game of the series between Marsa C.C and newcomers New City C.C was played. The home team won the toss and elected to bat first, and bat they did recording one of their highest scores against a touring team in a t20 game that of 174 runs. […]
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Emirates to double its services to Malta from next August

Emirates has announced that it will serve Malta with a second daily flight from 1st August 2014. This news follows the pre-entry visa exemption applicable to Maltese citizens visiting UAE from 22nd March 2014. Emirates’ A330-200 aircraft will be flying on a daily scheduled flight between Dubai and Malta via Larnaka, Cyprus, and on a […]
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