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  • Ian Borg meets members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 16:38

    Dr Ian Borg, Parliamentary Secretary Presidency for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU funds is currently visiting the official seat of the European Parliament in Strasbourg as part of his preparations in view of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which...
  • Malta satisfied with planning approach to support the implementation of the ten-t core network

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 16:25

    Malta is very satisfied with the planning approach being taken to support the implementation of the TEN-T Core Network by Member States through the establishment of core network corridors and the appointment of European Coordinators to facilitate the coordinated...
  • Shot White Stork from reintroduction scheme in Italy

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 15:39

    BirdLife Malta has discovered that the flock of ten White Storks that has been in Malta since Monday includes storks from a conservation reintroduction project in Italy. The flock was yesterday targeted in Marsa, with one of the birds killed bearing a colour numbered...
  • Medical students' association concerned about the setting up of a new medical school

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 14:58

    The Malta Medical Students' Association (MMSA) wishes to express its concern for the news regarding the setting up of a new Barts medical school in Gozo. The MMSA welcomes the fact that Barts Medical School is known for its excellence in the teaching of medicine and...
  • PN MEPs proud of their stance on Ukraine

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 13:34

    Yesterday, MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour (535 MEPs) of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The Head of the Labour Delegation in the European Parliament, Alfred Sant, abstained on the vote.
  • Prof. Edward Scicluna - 'Opposition’s attempts to muddle official statistics for political mileage'

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 12:45

    The Minister for Finance, Prof. Edward Scicluna is disappointed to note the Opposition’s attempts to muddle official statistics for political mileage. The Minister for Finance refers to the News Release on the Gainfully-Occupied Population for April 2014 published by...
  • New American Series to be filmed in Malta

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 12:14

    A US TV series with a biblical story has chosen Malta as its location.  The production is already on the island and is due to begin shooting in a few weeks time. This is the first time that Malta has 4 international productions at the same time. The other productions...
  • Prime Minister of Malta receives Memento from Klabb316

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:54

    The Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat received a Memento from Klabb316 and Skolasajf at Auberge de Castille, Valletta this morning.
  • OSCE-supported conference on combating human trafficking opened in Tashkent

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:40

    The National Conference on Trafficking in Human Beings with a focus on capacity-building of governmental and non-governmental actors opened in Tashkent yesterday. The conference is co-organized by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan, the Republican Inter-agency...
  • Hunters kill protected birds – CABS

    Date: Wed, 17/09/2014 - 08:47

    In the last 24 hours teams of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) witnessed hunters shooting down 4 protected birds. These include a Kestrel killed near Safi at around 7:35 AM this morning, a Honey Buzzard which was shot down in Has-Saptan valley today at...