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Maltese Charities Association presents €2360 to the Arka Foundation

Ms.Tina Rapinett on behalf of the Maltese Charities Association recently presented a cheque for €2360 to the Arka Foundation of Ghajnsielem. The money was raised during a fund raising activity held in the UK, where a piece of sculpture, which had been donated by Joseph Xuereb of Ghajnsielem, was auctioned. Similar donations have been presented […]
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450,000 contraband cigarettes & 2 small handguns found on cabin cruiser

The Economic Crime Unit of the Malta Police Force, assisted by other Police units including the Administrative Law Enforcement Unite (ALE), intercepted a cabin cruiser at noon on Saturday, which entered and moored at the Grand Harbour. The Police said that during a search on board the vessel, 45 master-cases of tobacco, containing approximately 450,000 […]
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Gozo joins in with 20 other countries to clean-up the Mediterranean

The Ministry for Gozo is working in collaboration with the Employment and Training Corporation ( ETC ) on the ‘Cleaner and Greener Gozo’ scheme, which they said is now well underway. This scheme offers an opportunity to people who are currently unemployed to gain experience and also give them encouragement to enter the world of […]
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‘Let’s clean up Europe!’ organised by the European Week for Waste Reduction

Volunteers across Europe, including, Malta, Gozo and Comino, are busy picking up litter today, Saturday, the 10th of May, as part of a coordinated EU Clean Up Day. The event is particularly timely, as there are growing concerns that rubbish polluting Europe’s land and sea harms wildlife and may ultimately affect human health. The initiative […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Zebbug on Monday

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 of Zebbug, on Monday, the 12th of May, between 8.30am and 2.30pm. TRIQ IL- PORT and TRIQ GHAR QAWQLA.
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Parliamentary Secretary Justyne Caruana addresses Africa-EU Relations Seminar

The Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Justyne Caruana today addressed Africa-EU Relations Seminar. The Parliamentary Secretary spoke on Democracy, Governance and Human Rights, which, she said “fit perfectly with the responsibilities handed over to her these last weeks by the Governement when she was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary.” The […]
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Il-Fiera tad-Dwejra 2014: Traditional Fair of the Gozitans on Sunday

The very popular Il-Fiera tad-Dwejra is to be held this coming Sunday, the 11th of May (Mother’s Day), from 11.00am onwards. Visitors from Malta will be able to take advantage of special discounted fares offered by Gozo Channel for this weekend. The Fiera tad-Dwejra has become an annual event not only for the residents of […]
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Germany & Switzerland share spoils in opening match at the Gozo Stadium

All eyes of the Maltese and European football followers are on the grand stage tiny Malta has prepared for the 12-day event of the UEFA European Under 17 Finals, which will capture the imagination of millions watching the 15 matches on TV screens courtesy of Eurosport. Chairman of the Maltese Organising Committee and Malta Football […]
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Malta needs to urgently address the use of public natural resources – AD

During a press conference today on the use of public natural resources, Alternattiva Demokratika’s Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said, “water is scarce and extremely precious in Malta. Malta is the tenth driest country in the world when it comes to water resources pro-capita. The driest 9 countries in the world are all countries that include […]
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Malta needs to urgently address the use of public natural resources – AD

During a press conference today on the use of public natural resources, Alternattiva Demokratika’s Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said, “water is scarce and extremely precious in Malta. Malta is the tenth driest country in the world when it comes to water resources pro-capita. The driest 9 countries in the world are all countries that include […]
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MEPA extends scheduling boundary around Ta’ Hagrat Temples

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA), through an Emergency Conservation Order (ECO) said that it has temporarily extended the Class A schedule boundary which protects the Ta’ Hagrat Neolithic Temples in Mgarr. “This is the highest level of protection an archaeological site can be granted.” The Emergency Conservation Order which covers an extended area […]
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MEPA extends scheduling boundary around Ta’ Hagrat Temples

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA), through an Emergency Conservation Order (ECO) said that it has temporarily extended the Class A schedule boundary which protects the Ta’ Hagrat Neolithic Temples in Mgarr. “This is the highest level of protection an archaeological site can be granted.” The Emergency Conservation Order which covers an extended area […]
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