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University of London Chamber Choir to perform concerts in Malta and Gozo

Following its highly successful and widely acclaimed tour of northern Italy in 2012, the University of London Chamber Choir (ULCC), in collaboration with the Schola Cantorum Jubilate of Gozo, are travelling to Malta and Gozo where they will perform three concerts The ULCC is a dynamic and enthusiastic choir of some 26 singers, formed of […]
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Hunters’ petition will make for an interesting and lively debate – CASH

The Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting (CASH) has said that if the 100,000 signature petition submitted by the FKNK to Parliament today represents genuine support for spring hunting, “it will make for an interesting and lively debate in the run-up to a national referendum on the issue next year.” Earlier, the FKNK had […]
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GUG welcomes the news of a centralised MCAST campus in Gozo

The Gozo University Group, in a statement this afternoon, said that it welcomes the news of the opening of a new, centralised MCAST campus in Gozo, as announced by the Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat, during a political activity on Sunday in Nadur. “This initiative continues to strengthen the education pillar in Gozo. Nonetheless, GUG […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in areas of Ghajnsielem and Xaghra

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 on Wednesday, the 4th of June between 8.30am and 3.00pm: Ghajnsielem: TRIQ MARTINO GARCES and TRIQ MANOEL DE VILHENA. Xaghra: TRIQ MARSALFORN. Regular maintenance on the electricity […]
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Business calls for further impetus to ‘Better Regulation’ in Malta

A morning focused on the EU’s Better Regulation agenda, organised as part of an ongoing collaboration between the Malta Business Bureau and the British High Commission in Malta brought together key business representatives and decision makers to discuss progress and ways simplifying the bureaucracy which often impedes the growth of business. Participants felt that governments […]
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Central Bank of Malta issues numismatic coin: First World War Centenary

The Central Bank of Malta has issued a silver coin commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the commencement of the First World War. The coin has a face value of €10. The Bank also issued a similar coin in a brass version with a face value of €5. The coins were minted at the Royal Belgian […]
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3 million shops & small businesses will receive leaflets about new €10 banknote

In preparation for the launch of the new €10 banknote on 23 September 2014, 3 million shops and small businesses across the euro area will receive information leaflets and motion cards about the new €10 The leaflet encourages the shops and small businesses to ensure that their banknote handling and authentication devices are ready to […]
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Gozo in the European Union: Public Dialogue celebrating 10th anniversary

To celebrate the 10th anniversary from Malta’s accession to the European Union, the Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC) will be organising a public dialogue entitled, `Gozo in the European Union.’ This event will be held with the collaboration of the Ministry for Gozo and the Parliamentary Secretariat for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU […]
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Victoria International Arts Festival: Inaugural concert with the MPO

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Joseph Vella, the Festival’s Artistic director, will inaugurate the 17th edition of the Victoria International Arts Festival on Wednesday the 11th of June. This year the festival will run from the 11th of June until the 14th of July. The programme for the festival is available here. […]
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Sunday’s Friends of the Sick & Elderly Gozo Charity Fair is last until Autumn

This Sunday’s Charity Fair, organised by the the Friends of the Sick and Elderly Gozo,will be the last until the Autumn It will be held at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, on Sunday, the 8th of June, from 7.00am to 1.00pm. Everyone is invited to take along any […]
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The All-Property Price Index increased by 0.8% in the first quarter

In the first quarter this year, the All-Property Price Index stood at 101.21, a rise of 0.8 per cent compared with the corresponding period last year. The main driver was a rise of 2.5 per cent in the maisonettes index compared with the corresponding quarter last year. The apartments index declined by 0.2 per cent. […]
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Hammer Bottoms Butsers CC on Malta tour to try their luck against Marsa

Over the Weekend the Marsa C.C hosted new touring team Hammer Bottoms Butsers C.C in a three game series. Two twenty over games and a time game of 75 overs. In the first game on Saturday the visitors batted first and made 97 runs from their overs which included twenty four extras. Jeremey Scolfield top […]
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