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  • Nationalist Party welcomed the Government’s decision to close the hunting season

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 16:44

    A statement by the Nationalist Party welcomed the government’s decision to close the hunting season but said this was made imperative by previous bad decisions by the government.
  • An agreement has been reached to allow nurses to continue working past retirement age

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 16:22

    The government and MUMN have reached agreement on a number of issues that regard nurses. As a result of this agreement, it will be possible for nurses to continue working beyond retirement age. The government will introduce a more efficient system that will eliminate...
  • New KNPD office in Gozo

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 15:57

    The Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing Justyne Caruana officially opened a new office in Gozo for the Commission for Persons with Disability, so that KNPD services can now be given also from Gozo. The Parliamentary...
  • Update: Prince William arrives at the Auberge de Castille

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 15:25

    Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has arrived in Malta, to represent Britain as Malta celebrates the 50th anniversary of Independence. The Prince landed at the Malta International Airport at around 3pm. The activities were due to have been attended by the Duchess...
  • Kaccaturi San Ubertu refer to the suspension of the hunting as counterproductive

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 14:53

    Kaccaturi San Ubertu (KSU) issued a statement referring to the suspension of the hunting season until October 10 as a counterproductive measure that reflects badly on Government’s immense efforts to regulate hunting. By Government’s own admission “the small minority...
  • CABS praises PM´s decision to close hunting season

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 13:40

    The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) today welcomed the decision of the Maltese government to close the hunting season due to the large number of protected birds killed in the last days. “We raise our hats to the Prime minister for having the nerves to make this...
  • BirdLife Malta Welcomes Closure of Autumn Hunting Season

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 12:55

    BirdLife Malta has welcomed the decision by the government to temporarily close the autumn hunting season until Friday 10th October. BirdLife Malta Executive Director, Steve Micklewright, said, “The government has repeatedly stated that it will not tolerate the...
  • FKNK - Dotterel 'mistaken' for White Stork

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 12:22

    The extent of imagination that BirdLife Malta and its lackeys can dream-up in its quest to tarnish hunters' reputation is incredible. Journalist and BirdLife Malta activist Caroline Muscat's report reads that "Another white stork was shot dead late yesterday..." and...
  • Government terminates hunting season, PN welcomes decision

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 12:21

    The government this morning issued a statement stating that  has closed the autumn hunting season with immediate effect after 'criminal persons' had 'in a continuous manner' over the past few days shot at a bigger than usual influx of protected birds.
  • PM pays tribute to Nerik Mizzi

    Date: Sat, 20/09/2014 - 11:42

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat this morning laid a wreath at the bust of former Prime Minister Nerik Mizzi in Valletta, to recall the 129th anniversary of his birth. Nerik (Enrico) Mizzi was one of the leaders of the Nationalist Party before the war and was exiled to...