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The Feast of Saint Anthony the Abbot next week in Xaghra

The Feast of Saint Anthony the Abbot will be celebrated in Xaghra between the 10th and the 17th of January 2011. The programme of celebrations is as follows: Monday 10th January: Day dedicated to the Families. 6.15pm: Recitation of the Holy Rosary. 6.30pm: Solemn Concelebrated Mass led by Reverend Ignatius Borg, Parish Priest of Saint [...]
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Eucharistic celebration to take place for Bishop Joe Grech

On Sunday, the 6th of February, 2011 the Archdiocese of Malta and the Diocese of Gozo will celebrate Mass for the repose of the soul of Bishop Joe Grech, who passed away in Australia last month. This Eucharistic celebration will be held at St. John’s CoCathedral, Valletta at 6.00pm. The general public is warmly invited [...]
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Please donate used mobile phones to support Jesuit Mission

Updated – The Jesuit Fathers in Malta have teamed up with their Italian confreres on a campaign to collect unwanted mobile telephones (working or faulty) in support of our Jesuit Mission works in Africa. The aim is to support two particular projects. 1. NYUMBANI ORPHANAGE for children suffering from AIDS in Nairobi, Kenya for children [...]
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Industrial new orders up in both euro area and EU27

In October 2010 compared with September 2010, the euro area (EA16) industrial new orders index rose by 1.4%. In September the index fell by 4.2%. In the EU27, new orders increased by 0.6% in October 2010, after a decrease of 2.5% in September. Excluding ships, railway & aerospace equipment4, for which changes tend to be [...]
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Severe wave of influenza creates pressure on health sector

Malta and Gozo are currently affected by a severe wave of influenza which has created pressure on the health sector, particularly in the Emergency Department at Mater Dei, with an average of over 300 people being treated each day. The Health Division have already made arrangements with the private sector for 18 elderly persons to [...]
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3rd quarter employment up, unemployment rate at 6.8%

The latest Labour Force Survey estimates indicate an increase in employment during the third quarter of last year, over the corresponding quarter of 2009. Labour status – During the third quarter of 2010, the number of employed persons was estimated at 165,152 (47 per cent), the number of unemployed persons stood at 12,054 (4 per [...]
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BOV assists competitivity of Maltese SMEs through EU funds

Bank of Valletta is assisting Maltese Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) in tapping into EU structural and Cohesion Funds allocated by the government to strengthen the competitivity of Maltese Enterprises. For the programming period 2007 – 2013, the Maltese Government has allocated millions of euros coming from EU Structural and Cohesion funds. These funds [...]
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