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Qala project one of five to share €20,000 from Vodafone

The Qala, Mdina, Cospicua, Gzira and Hal Safi local councils will between them share €20,000, which money is currently in a fund made available to them by Vodafone Malta. These funds will be used to partly finance embellishment projects in public areas in their respective localities. The projects are already underway with funds that were [...]
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Ministry for Gozo clarification on Eco-Gozo vision document

The Ministry for Gozo has issued a statement in response to comments made in some of the media by Labour MP Leo Brincat. The Ministry said that, “the mystery that the Opposition spokesman Leo Brincat is trying to create about the document on the Eco-Gozo vision, does not exist.” “In fact, the Minister for Gozo [...]
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Bank of Valletta issues 42nd edition of the BOV Review

Bank of Valletta has just published the forty-second edition of the Bank of Valletta Review. The popular bi-annual publication published by the Bank features four informative papers is now available for download from the Bank’s website www.bov.com. Lino Briguglio is the editor of this edition and is assisted by E.P Delia and Gordon Cordina. The [...]
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Unemployment in Malta drops from 7.1% to 6.3%

The euro area (EA16) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.1% in November 2010, unchanged compared with October. It was 9.9% in November 2009. The EU27 unemployment rate was 9.6% in November 2010, unchanged compared with October. It was 9.4% in November 2009. Compared with a year ago, the unemployment rate fell in six Member States, remained [...]
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Ta’ Passi fields Ghajnsielem to be turned into a family park

Following the huge success of the three editions of the Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem event, the Ghajnsielem local council has said that it hopes that ‘Ta Passi’ fields can remain a favourite public spot all year round by creating a leisure park. The Mayor of Ghajnsielem, Francis Cauchi said that they will be asking the Parliamentary Secretary [...]
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November visible trade gap down by €15m on last year

Provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in November stood at €82.8 million, down by €15.0 million when compared to the corresponding month in 2009. There were increases in imports and exports of €46.6 million and €61.7 million respectively. The increase in imports was mainly due to fuels, lubricants and industrial [...]
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