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  • 'Wild and Domestic Fauna of the Maltese Islands' Stamp Set

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 16:53

    A set of two stamps depicting wild and domestic fauna of the Maltese Islands will be issued by MaltaPost on June 20. The stamps have a face value of €0.37 and €2.25 and depict the wild rabbit and Maltese ox respectively, illustrated against Maltese scenery designed by...
  • Chinese company to finance Gozo bridge feasibility study

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 16:34

    A Chinese state-owned company specialising in designing and constructing bridges will finance a €4 million study to assess the feasibility of a bridge between Malta and Gozo. This was confirmed during the signing of a memorandum of understanding with China...
  • Government to implement platforms for ICT economic growth

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 16:19

    Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth Edward Zammit Lewis affirmed that IT is the way forward and that the government will look to implement platforms to promote Maltese ICT services worldwide. 
  • Experience hands-on learning at the MCAST Expo

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 16:02

    The second edition of the MCAST Expo will be held between June 25 and 29 at the new MCAST Campus, in Paola.
  • Gozo Tourism welcomes Malta-Gozo bridge announcement

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 15:48

    The Gozo Tourism Association (GTA) has welcomed the recent announcement by Minister for Gozo Anton Refalo, that alternative forms of accessibility to and from Gozo to Malta, and to neighbouring Islands, is high on the Gozo Ministry’s agenda. The Association has praised...
  • UN says world population nearing 7.2 billion

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 14:30

    The world's population is expected to hit 7.2 billion next month and 10.9 billion by 2100, with most of the growth a result of high birthrates in the developing world, the United Nations has said.
  • Joseph Cuschieri appointed head of PL’s EP delegation

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 13:40

    Joseph Cuschieri has been approved head of the PL’s delegation in the European Parliament, the Labour party announced during the party’s national executive yesterday. The Executive also confirmed Lydia Abela as Executive secretary while Rachel Tua was appointed as...
  • Eritrean jailed for injuring fellow foreigner

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 13:03

    A 27-year-old Eritrean was jailed for nine months after he was found guilty of inflicting grievous injuries on a foreign national in Ħal-Far on December 5 last year. Medhane Ghebremedhin Dawit, who used to reside in Malta at the Ħal-Far One Centre, was found guilty of...
  • Police committed several mistakes – Defence lawyer

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 12:15

    Defence lawyer Malcolm Mifsud has claimed that the police committed several mistakes in the homicide investigation and the compiliation of evidence against David Zerafa. Mr Zerafa, 39, of Nadur stands accused of murdering Gozitan lawyer Michael Grech.  
  • Updated: Chief Justice slams justice reform commission for lack of consultation

    Date: Fri, 14/06/2013 - 12:15

    Chief Justice Silvio Camilleri stole the limelight during this morning’s swearing in ceremony of former magistrate Antonio Mizzi as judge and two magistrates, after he hit out at the Justice Reform Commission for not consulting the judiciary. Dr Camilleri held that...

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