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Australia Day being celebrated for 5th year by F.O.A.A.G.

For the fifth consecutive time the Gozo Branch of the Friends of Australia Association (F.O.A.A.G.) will be celebrating Australia Day in Gozo. The celebration will take place during an organised lunch on Sunday, the 23rd of January 201, under the auspices of the Australian High Commissioner, H.E. Anne Quinane at the Valle D’Or Restaurant, Rabat [...]
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Changes to permits recommended following Dwejra disaster

The Government has today published the report that the Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Environment and Culture, Mario de Marco commissioned from the two experts, Prof Kevin Aquilina and Dr Simone Borg who both worked, conducted research and are lecturers in the subject of environmental law and development planning. Both experts were asked to examine the [...]
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Health Inspectorate destroyed 78 tonnes of food in 2010

The following is a summary of some activities undertaken by the Environmental Health Directorate during 2010 including a report issued by the Health Inspectorate Services for the month of December, 2010. Improvement Notices Issued to Food Business Operators 385 improvement notices in terms of article 33 of the Food Safety Act have been issued to [...]
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Malta has largest industrial production decrease in the EU

In November 2010 compared with October 2010, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 1.2% in the euro area (EA16) and by 1.4% in the EU27. In October production grew by 0.7% and 0.4% respectively. Among the Member States for which data are available, industrial production rose in ten and fell in eight. The highest increases [...]
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November outbound tourists increased 17.9% on last year

The number of outbound tourist trips during November was estimated at 23,884, an increase of 17.9 per cent when compared to the previous year. The number of outbound tourist trips to EU countries during November stood at 19,334, while Non- EU trips numbered 4,550. Increases of 15 per cent and 34 per cent were registered [...]
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Caritas benefits from BOV ‘Cards for Charity’ Campaign

Bank of Valletta has presented a donation running into thousands of Euro to Caritas (Malta) following the successful BOV ‘Cards for Charity’ Campaign promoted by the Bank during November 2010. Through the BOV ‘Cards for Charity’ Campaign, Bank of Valletta pledged a donation of 5 Euro cents to Caritas (Malta) for every purchase transaction effected [...]
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