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The Alter Aqua Video Game for primary and secondary school students

The Alter Aqua Video Game was developed by GWP-Med in the framework of the Alter Aqua-Non Conventional Water Resources (NCWR) Programme in Malta, in partnership with the Ministry for Gozo and the Eco-Gozo project, the Coca-Cola Foundation and General Soft Drinks. It aims to be helpful tool to raise awareness and sensitise primary and secondary […]
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Parents’ course on how to support children with dyslexia held at the Gozo College

The Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) Service recently organised a course for parents at the Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School. Ever since SpLD Service was formally established in 1997, it strongly believed in involving parents in their children’s learning and over the years parents were invited to attend various courses. The courses took place in order […]
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Dr Justyne Caruana recieves courtesy call from the USA Ambassador

Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Justyne Caruana received a courtesy call from USA Ambassador to the Republic of Malta, Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley. During this Courtesy meeting, Justyne Caruana talked about the Government’s mission to Focus on Community Services for both the Elderly sector as well as the Disability sector. She […]
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Positive response for MEPA’s ‘Celebrating Biodiversity’ roadshows

As part of its efforts to continue to raise awareness about our Island’s rich biodiversity and the vital role it plays in our every living, the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA), over the past weekend set up an educational information stand in three different prominent places in Malta and Gozo. Through this stand, MEPA […]
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New protection of wild rabbit regulations to be published in the coming days

The Parliamentary Secretariat for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights carried out a major reform of the Protection of Wild Birds and Wild Rabbit Regulations (S.L.504.06) which will be repealed by new legislation to be published in the coming days. The 1994 Regulations are outdated and are not deemed to provide an effective regulatory regime concerning […]
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Commemoration programme in Xaghra for 1919 Sette Giugno riots

The Committee for National and Regional Celebrations, together with the Department of Culture within the Ministry for Gozo, in collaboration with the Xaghra Local Council, are organising a ceremony to commemorate the Maltese victims during the 7th June 1919 riots. riots with a programme of activities. These riots were the result of various unpopular measures […]
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Government deficit amounted to €238.2m in first 4 months of 2014 – NSO

In the first four months this year, the deficit of the Government’s Consolidated Fund amounted to €238.2 million, the National Statistcis Office said today. At the end of April, Central Government debt stood at €5,295.4 million, up by €359.1 million over the corresponding period last year. This was the result of higher Long-term and Short- […]
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Technology: A Bridge or a Barrier: 2014 World Day for Social Communications

On the occasion of the World Day for Social Communications, which is being commemorated this Sunday, the 1st of June, the Secretariat for Social Communications has prepared a short TV spot which will be broadcast on PBS stations. The underlying message questions whether the means of technology are serving as a bridge or as a […]
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March Against Monsanto: Zminijietna participates in Saturday’s Valletta march

Zminijietna – Voice of the Left said today that “Monsanto represents the GMO industry which should be opposed for various reasons and Zminijietna will be participating in the March Against Monsanto on Saturday 31st May in Valletta, together with other NGOs.” Zminijietna added, “GMO corporations are carrying out irreversible processes on agriculture. Besides, cross-contamination from […]
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Dr Alfred Sant appointed head of Labour delegation at the European Parliament

The Labour Party has appointed newly elected MEP Dr Alfred Sant as head of its new delegation at the European Parliament in Brussels. The Labour Party said in a statement today that his nomination was agreed unanimously by all members of the delegation. The Party thanked outgoing MEPs for all their work especially Joseph Cuschieri, […]
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