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Gozo Clean & Green hike from Qala to Ramla this coming Sunday

The Gozo Clean & Green hikes are underway again, organised by Louis Debattista of the Gozo Greyhounds. The next one is this Sunday, the 11th of May, meeting at 1.00pm by the Qala Local Council. The hike will leave from Qala to Dahlet Qorrot, then to San Blas and on to Ramla, where there will […]
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The Marian Song Festival organised by the Legion of Mary Gozo

The 44th edition of the Marian Song Festival, organised by the Legion of Mary in Gozo, is taking place on Saturday, the 17th of May, at the Don Bosco Oratory, in Victoria, starting at 7.30pm. The festival is open to individual Gozitan singers aged seven years upwards, and choirs. Tickets at €5.00 will be on […]
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Air Malta upgrades its Online and Mobile Check-in this weekend

Air Malta is upgrading its online and mobile check-in this weekend. Together with its service provider, this new platform aims to make check-in for Air Malta flights faster, easier, and more user friendly. Through this new upgraded service, Air Malta passengers will now be able to check-in up to one hour prior the scheduled time […]
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Dinja Wahda Rangers clean up Natura 2000 site to help protect seabirds

This morning, 17 Dinja Wahda Environment Rangers- year 5 students from Lia-Balzan-Iklin Primary School- helped to clean up litter at the L-Ahrax-Rdum tal-Madonna Natura 2000 site as part of BirdLife Malta’s programme for Dinja Wahda environmental primary schools. Wearing Dinja Wahda Ranger badges sponsored by the European Commission Representation in Malta, the group removed litter, […]
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Dutch landscape architect wins grant for new type of farm on Malta

A landscape architect from Holland has received a grant from the Dutch Creative Industries Fund to implement a project called ‘Fringefarm Malta & Gozo.’ Jos Willemsen developed the ‘fringefarm’ concept to give farmers and other rural entrepreneurs an economic incentive to work towards a greener environment. The advisory commission of the Creative Industries Fund said […]
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Enemalta scheduled power suspensions in Nadur on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that due to scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid there will be power cuts in Nadur on Thursday the 8th of May 2014 at the following locations: Triq San Blas, Triq Lazzru Pisani, Triq Piju Cellini, Triq Frangisk Saver Sciortino and Triq it-Tigrija.
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MaltaPost informed to stop mail dispatch to Crimea and Sevastopol

MaltaPost has been informed by Ukrposhta, the national postal operator of Ukraine that owing to the current situation in Ukraine, on the Crimean peninsula in particular, there are difficulties in delivering mail to addresses residing in Crimea and Sevastopol (postal codes in the range of 95000-99999). Ukrposhta has therefore asked all postal operators, to suspend […]
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Coalition against spring hunting welcomes PM’s clarification on referendum

The Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting today welcomed the clarification from the Prime Minister “that it would not be possible or appropriate for the Government to stand in the way of the referendum which is being called to abolish it.” Coalition Spokesperson, Rodolfo Ragonesi, said, “the FKNK (hunters’ federation) have been calling for […]
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Enjoy Mother’s Day weekend in Gozo with discounted ferry prices

Enjoy this Mother’s Day by spending a weekend in Gozo. Visitors will be able to take advantage of ‘Special Price Gozo Channel Trips,’ as well as offers by various establishments across the island. The ferry ticket prices will be: for passengers (€1.50), children 3 to 12 years (€1.15), vehicles (€8.50) (excluding commercial vehicles) and motor […]
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Busuttil must shoulder the responsibility on hidden report on Gozo – PM

“Simon Busuttil must shoulder the responsibility for the fact that he and his other partners in the Nationalist Party, kept hidden the report about their failure to convince the European Commission that Gozo should be considered as a region.” Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta and Leader of the Partit Laburista (PL) stated the above […]
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Social Security benefits expenditure down 2.1% in first quarter

During the first quarter, total social security benefits expenditure decreased by 2.1 per cent when compared to last year, mainly due to a decline in the Contributory Bonus, the National Statistics Office reported today. Social security benefits expenditure amounted to €206.3 million in the first three months, €4.5 million less than the corresponding period in […]
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ITS Debate with 5 of the MEP Candidates on Campus

On Tuesday, JEF Malta organised an informative seminar on ITS Campus. The event started off with ITS´Student Council President Ephrom Tabone who explained what the aim of this debate was and was then followed by JEF Malta President Christopher Scicluna´s speech introducing JEF Malta to ITS Students and the main aim of this campaign. Five […]
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Medicinal shortages: The state should consider direct importation – Zminijietna

Zminijietna – Voice of the Left expressed its concern regarding shortages of certain medicines. The Leftist NGO said that the State should play a stronger role to ensure availability of such essential products. “As regards the importation of medicinal products, we believe that direct government importation of essential medicinal products, should take place, without restricting […]
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