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Health Division issues warning over severe flu outbreak

The Health Division has said today that because of what it says is “severe outbreak of influenza,” the public should take the normal precautions for the prevention of the spread of flu, these include frequent hand washing drinking water and disposing of tissues correctly and staying home if sick. The statement also advised that people [...]
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Heritage Malta organises heritage & nature trail at Qammieh

Heritage Malta is organising a heritage and nature walk at the Qammieh Peninsula in Mellieha. This walk will cover different aspects of our heritage which includes the geology and historic buildings and structures. The walk will start from near St Agatha’s Tower, popularly known as the Red Tower, and then proceed towards the western tip [...]
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Industrial action ordered in Salaries Section of Gozo Ministry

The UHM has announced that it has ordered direct industrial action in the Salaries Section of the Ministry for Gozo. The union said that the situation materialised after no resolution was met following several meetings,as well as e-mails, correspondence and reminders with the Ministry for Gozo. The UHM went on to say that on the [...]
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MaltaPost show pre-tax profit of €3.2 m to September 2010

MaltaPost have released financial statements have been extracted from the audited financial statements of MaltaPost for the financial year ended 30 September 2010. The MaltaPost review of performance shows that: Profit before tax for the year ended 30 September 2010, at €3.2 million, was maintained at last year’s record level, thus providing Earnings per Share [...]
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EU ratifies the UN Convention on disability rights

Following formal ratification, it is the first time in history the EU has become a party to an international human rights treaty – the United Nation’s (UN) Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. The Convention aims to ensure that people with disabilities can enjoy their rights on an equal basis with all other [...]
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November Industrial producer prices up in euro area & EU27

In November 2010 compared with October 2010, the industrial producer price index rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA16) and by 0.5% in the EU272. In October 2010, prices increased by 0.4% and 0.5% respectively. In November 2010 compared with November 2009, industrial producer prices gained 4.5% in the euro area and 4.8% in [...]
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Installation of Mgr Joseph Sultana as Gharb Parish Priest

This coming Sunday, the 9th of January 2011, Liturgical Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Xaghra parish will be in festive mood as it celebrates the installation of Rev Mgr Joseph Sultana, as the new Archpriest of the Visitation Parish in Gharb (Gozo). Rev. Joseph Sultana was born on 21st May 1976. He attended [...]
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July full time & part time employment figures on the rise

Administrative records held at the Employment and Training Corporation indicate that the number of persons working on a full-time basis in July 2010 increased by 720 when compared to the previous year. In July 2010, the number of registered full-time employed persons stood at 146,431 whereas the number of registered unemployed stood at 6,828. The [...]
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