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Special Olympics Malta Family Health Forum held in Malta

The Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing Dr. Justyne Caruana, today addressed the Special Olympics Malta Family Health Forum. Dr Caruana said that she is going to promote and create more awareness about the abilities of the disabled, as well as create more visibility to this sector. She added […]
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Celebrating 2 Canonisations: Sacred Concert at the Nadur Basilica

Gaulitana: A Festival of Music 2014 comes to a close tomorrow evening with the Finale – Celebrating 2 Canonisations – Sacred Concert, taking place at the St Peter & St Paul Basilica, Nadur. Two Masses by local composers will be performed, Messa Papa Giovanni XXIII, written by Joseph Vella and Missa Brevis In Honorem Johannis […]
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World Migratory Bird Day highlights potential forwildlife tourism in Malta

BirdLife Malta said today that Malta has the potential to become one of the Mediterranean’s top bird-watching and nature tourism destinations if the referendum to stop spring hunting is successful. “The Maltese Islands lie on one of the major flyways for birds migrating between Europe and Africa,” said licensed Nature Guide Annalise Falzon. “Every year, […]
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MEPA publishes clarification of policy to safeguard urban environment

To safeguard green open spaces and contribute towards a better overall urban environment, the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has for the first time quantified that the depth of the built footprint cannot exceed 30 metres from the official building alignment. The circular was published after MEPA noticed that over a period of time […]
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MaltaPost celebrates two milestones in Malta’s history

On the 15th of May 2014, MaltaPost will issue a miniature sheet bearing two stamps to commemorate the 50th Anniversary since Malta gained Independence and the 40th Anniversary since the country became a Republic. The stamps marking these historical events were designed by Maltese artist Emvin Cremona and were issued in 1962 and 1974 respectively. […]
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MaltaPost celebrates two milestones in Malta’s history

On the 15th of May 2014, MaltaPost will issue a miniature sheet bearing two stamps to commemorate the 50th Anniversary since Malta gained Independence and the 40th Anniversary since the country became a Republic. The stamps marking these historical events were designed by Maltese artist Emvin Cremona and were issued in 1962 and 1974 respectively. […]
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Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village open on Sunday morning for Mother’s Day

There will be a special Mother’s Day opening at Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village this Sunday, the 11th of May, from 10.00am until 1.00pm. On the occasion of Mother’s Day and the Dwejra Fair, the Home of Creativity, the Ta’ Dbiegi Cafetteria and various other shops will be open It will be a good opportunity to […]
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Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village open on Sunday morning for Mother’s Day

There will be a special Mother’s Day opening at Ta’ Dbiegi Craft Village this Sunday, the 11th of May, from 10.00am until 1.00pm. On the occasion of Mother’s Day and the Dwejra Fair, the Home of Creativity, the Ta’ Dbiegi Cafetteria and various other shops will be open It will be a good opportunity to […]
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Government is committed to tackle obesity problem in Malta

Government recognises that obesity is a major public health concern in Malta and is committed to address this vigorously. This was stated by the Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Mr. Chris Fearne and Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing, Dr. Justyne Caruana during this year’s National Nutrition Conference held at […]
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Government is committed to tackle obesity problem in Malta

Government recognises that obesity is a major public health concern in Malta and is committed to address this vigorously. This was stated by the Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Mr. Chris Fearne and Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing, Dr. Justyne Caruana during this year’s National Nutrition Conference held at […]
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Clean-up event at Hondoq on Saturday for ‘Let’s Do It Malta’

On the 10th and 11th May 2014, an international clean-up will take place in more than 20 Mediterranean countries under a five year campaign called ‘Let’s do it Mediterranean!’ ‘Let’s Do It Malta’ are the local organisers of the local campaign, their website is available here. Malta, as part of the Mediterranean, has joined this […]
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Industrial Production up 1.1% in March, but down 1.3% over last year

Seasonally adjusted industrial production increased by 1.1 per cent in March over the previous month. When compared to March 2013, the index of industrial production adjusted for working days went down by 1.3 per cent. Monthly comparison In March, the seasonally adjusted index of industrial production increased by 1.1 per cent to 101.3 points. Increases […]
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Malta allocated around €725 million in total Cohesion Policy funding

In 2014-2020, Malta will manage two operational programmes under EU Cohesion Policy. Of these, one will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund and one will receive funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) and possibly also ERDF. How much will the EU invest in Malta from 2014-2020? For 2014-2020, […]
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HSBC Malta supports multisensory calendars in Maltese project

Year one students in all state schools across Malta and Gozo are to benefit from multisensory fabric calendars to help make learning basic Maltese vocabulary more fun and engaging. The project is being carried out by the Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ilsien Malti (National Council for Maltese Language) and the Education Officers for Maltese with support from […]
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