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Heritage Malta museums and sites open for free on the 1st of May

As part of the celebrations on the 10th anniversary since Malta’s accession to the EU, Heritage Malta will be opening its museums and sites for free on Thursday, the 1st of May. In Gozo these will be the Museum of Archaeology, the Folklore Museum, the Gozo Nature Museum, the Old Prison (Citadel, Victoria), Ta’ Kola […]
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European Parliament Election: Travel arrangements for Maltese abroad

Travel arrangements are being made for eligible voters residing abroad to enable them to vote in Malta at the forthcoming European Parliament Election on 24th May 2014. For this purpose, Air Malta will be making available return air tickets on its services at a charge of €35, inclusive of taxes and other charges, to persons […]
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Gozitan 6th form students take a tour of the Aurora Theatre

The Gaulitanus Choir, with the full support of the Sir M. A. Refalo Centre for Further Studies in Victoria, organised an event for a group of Gozitan 6th form students, as part of the Gaulitana Festival Accompanied by Mr Sagona, the students were shown around the Aurora Theatre during the production week for Gaulitana’s Tosca. […]
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Bishops in Rome for historic canonisation of two Popes

The Archbishop of Malta Paul Cremona OP and the Bishop of Gozo Mgr Mario Grech, are at the Vatican in Rome this week to attend the canonisation of Blessed Pope John XXIII and Blessed Pope John Paul II. They are expected to concelebrate in the Mass to be led by Pope Francis on Sunday morning […]
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Voting by persons who will be abroad or hospitalised on polling day

The Electoral Commission has said that those voters who will be abroad or hospitalised on polling day, Saturday, the 24th of May, 2014, may make a declaration on oath before the Electoral Commissioners so that they may cast their vote at the Naxxar Counting Complex on Saturday, the 17th of May, 2014. This declaration on […]
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CABS film birds of prey being killed and shot at by hunters

In the last 5 days volunteers of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) said that they have filmed hunters “shooting down and shooting at protected bird species on Malta.” A video published by the NGO on YouTube today which CABS says “shows two Kestrels being targeted by hunters in Handaq and Mtarfa as well as […]
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Air Malta flights affected by delays due to technical reasons

Update 4.00pm: Air Malta has advised that KM146/7 Malta – Manchester – Malta will now operate on time, not as shown in the table below. A number of Air Malta flights will be affected today due to technical reasons onboard one of the airline’s aircraft, the airline has said. As a consequence of this, Air […]
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PN will continue working to further EU funds allocated for SMEs – Busuttil

“The Nationalist Party has always believed that small and medium-sized businesses and the self-employed are the backbone of country’s economy. More than 96% of private companies in Malta are small and medium businesses and self-employed. “Therefore, SMEs are creating thousands of workplaces and should be given all the help needed to succeed.” This was stated […]
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Information on the revised General Elections Electoral Register

The Electoral Commission reminds persons who, on the 31st March, 2014, were qualified to be registered as voters, of the importance of verifying that their name and particulars have been included in the revised electoral register published on the 7th April, 2014. Persons who obtained Maltese Citizenship through naturalisation or registration and certified dual nationals […]
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Total arrivals and nights spent in Gozo up by 7.6% in February

Total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments in Malta and Gozo during February advanced by 12.6 and 2.8 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding month last year. Today’s figures from the National Statistics Office also show that the total arrivals and nights spent in Gozo and Comino increased by 7.6 and […]
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Tessa Fiorini wins International Chemistry World Science Communication Competition

Tessa Fiorini, a former student of the University of Malta and currently working as a casual teaching assistant in the Departments of Chemistry and Built Heritage won the international Chemistry World Science Communication Competition, organised by the UK’s Royal Society of Chemistry. Now in its second edition, the Competition attracted almost 100 entries from every […]
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