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Posted On July 25, 2021 – Updated 25 July, 2021 8:37am Report: Antonia Micallef Sea Marvel project is a research project that covers the impact on sea pollution, including plastic material, and involves various persons from different sectors of society. The study is expected to shed light on the state of the Maltese islands’ waters from which our health and economy depends. University of Malta researcher, Prof. Adriana Vella who has for years worked on various studies, says that in Malta we have different species of dolphins and whales. “We found that around the Maltese islands we have different creatures,…

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Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 25 July, 2021 9:36am In Western India, rescue workers are resuming with searches for more persons trapped in devastating rainfall in the state of Maharashtra – the worst storm in the past 40 years which was accompanied by landslides that destroyed scores of homes. During the current monsoon season in India, which is normally between June and September, the amount of rainfall has reached record levels. At least 136 persons have died in Maharashtra as thousands of people have moved out of the affected areas.   See original Article on www.tvm.com.mt

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Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 25 July, 2021 9:19am Anti-vaccination and Green Pass protests were held in various country as health authorities increased pressure on the need of vaccination. In Paris, hundreds of persons protested against the introduction of the Green pass for certain events and against mandatory vaccination for health workers. The French Parliament will be voting on a bill in the coming days. From next Wednesday, visits to museums, cinema halls and pools will be banned if visitors do not present the Green Pass which shows that the person is vaccinated against Covid or presents a…

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Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 24 July, 2021 7:24pm Report: Mario MicallefVideo: CVC Media External works on the Xlendi Tower have been completed, a tower that was built 400 years ago to guard the northern coast of Gozo and today comprises a heritage protected building. The second phase will commence soon with internal restorations that will include a fully-equipped interpretation centre recounting the history of the tower and the treasures to be found in the seas around Xlendi. The ravages of time have taken their toll on the tower, particular the stonework. The project is being taken by…

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President George Vella in three Gozo meetings to discuss the impact of the pandemic Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 24 July, 2021 6:42pm Report: Fiorella Pace President George Vella has met the Administrative Board of the Gozitan Regional Development Authority that has just been established. This was one of a series of commitments the President had in Gozo who heard about the challenges that Gozitan companies and residents have been and are undergoing because of the pandemic. He was able to follow the work of financial services entities as well as the manufacturing sector. When visiting the financial…

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Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 24 July, 2021 3:46pm The Chief Executive of the AC Milan Italian football team, Ivan Gazidis, said he is well and will be fighting his cancer tooth and nail, whilst looking forward to a return to normal life as quickly as possible. The Italian club announced in recent days that Gazidis has been diagnosed with throat cancer. In comments to the Goal Italia site, Gazidis stated that the many wishes for a speedy recovery have left him astounded. He thanked everyone who had thought of him during these difficult days, adding that the…

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No permit was issued for Valletta protest – those who contravened Covid regulations are being identified Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 24 July, 2021 3:30pm The protest against Covid-19 held in Valletta this morning was part of a movement that took to the streets in various countries to appeal for the liberty of the individual to be respected. Originally the demonstration had to be organised by Human Heath Alliance, but they withdrew a few hours earlier, claiming the Police had not issued a permit. The organisation said it would contest the decision in the Constitutional Court. However, various…

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Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 24 July, 2021 4:31pm Report: Fiorella Pace The Tourism and Consumer Protection Ministry has announced it will be making an investment to regenerate Pjazza Spinola and Triq Paceville in St Julian’s, an investment of €5.5 million that in the words of The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Ronald Mizzi, is in the holistic plan to give Paceville a new look. In recent weeks the same Ministry announced the refurbishment of two other zones, that of public squares in Mellieħa and Buġibba. Mizzi said the Paceville plan is a priority and work expected to be completed…

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Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 24 July, 2021 2:55pm Report: Glen Falzon 22 voluntary organisations are to benefit from cheaper electricity bills following the installation of solar panels on their properties. The Government will make good for expenses for the panels through the Ministry for Energy, which will fork out 94,000 euro for this purpose. The Government will pay for the installation of 12 or 24 solar panels on the buildings of registered voluntary organisations. The Energy Ministry will cover costs for the installation of nearly 450 panels, for which it will fork out 94,000 euro. 22 voluntary…

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Posted On July 24, 2021 – Updated 24 July, 2021 12:12pm 299 persons infected with Covid when they were in Malta have been repatriated in the past 24 hours. They include the 161 Italian students who were airlifted back to Italy between yesterday and today. In another development, a 73-year-old elderly woman died at Mater Dei Hospital when positive with Covid-19. This means the number of persons who have died whilst positive with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic has gone up to 421. 171 new cases of Covid-19 have been identified over the past 24 hours and another…

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